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Got the Mil-spec

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Wade-19, Jun 18, 2010.

  1. Wade-19

    Wade-19

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    Well a couple of days ago I posted a public thank you to Fire_medic for helping me out with finding a 9mm Mil-spec. I picked it up from my ffl today. Here is a crappy cell-phone pic of it. It is a very nice looking gun. It s blued ,not parkerized like the new Mil-specs. I bought it to use as a base for a custom gun, but it is so nice I am having second thoughts !

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  2. Fire_Medic

    Fire_Medic Polymer Butcher CLM

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    Congrats brother. It is a nice gun. I almost set it aside for myself. :wavey:
     


  3. jrs93accord

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    I have a blued 1988 Mil-Spec 9mm that I am very proud to own. Once I get a set of grips on it thast are correct for it, I am leaving it alone. It is too nice to screw up.

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  4. farscott

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    Here is my 9x19 Mil-Spec that recently came back from SA customer service. It is 1991 production and was factory parkerized. My plan is to use it as a base for a custom.

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  5. Tactical black

    Tactical black

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    Congrats!

    It looks nice but I bet if you do send it off for a custom build you wouldn't regret it.
     
  6. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

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  7. Wade-19

    Wade-19

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    Sorry, double post
     
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  8. Wade-19

    Wade-19

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    After all the pictures you have made me drool over, You don't like me?????:whistling:
     
  9. Nestor

    Nestor Lean & Mean

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    Very nice pistol.
    I must dig this one I guess as I will be on market for nice, basic 1911 soon.
    I was thinking Colt, but maybe...
    On the website it looks...well, not so good IMO (for whatever reason).