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I joined the 1911 club today...

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by js415, Nov 13, 2010.


  1. js415

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    I finally gave in to the pressure and desire, and joined the 1911 club this morning.

    By far the most beautiful pistol I have ever owned. The work done on this by Brian at
    http://www.ottgunworks.com/ is fantastic. I can not remember all the exact specs on the grips, slide release, trigger job, etc., so I have asked the Original owner to send them to me. When I get the info I will post that up.

    I am quite excited right now!!!!

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  2. lawdog734

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    It won't be your last, welcome
     

  3. 38 Super Fan

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    Great looking gun, congratulations.:thumbsup:
     
  4. Spats McGee

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    Absolutely beautiful!
     
  5. bluelineman

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    I'd get a GI plug. Otherwise, nice!
     
  6. js415

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    I have always been a Glock guy, so you will have to tell me what this is!!

    Thanks,

    Jerry
     
  7. knedrgr

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    Your pistol came with a Full Length Guide Rod. If you lock the slide to the rear, you'll see the guide rod sticking out, at the bottom of the barrel. A GI style recoil spring doesn't have this rod on there, therefore doesn't show the rod, if the slide is lock to the rear.

    Ultimately, a lot easier to field strip a GI style.
     
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    very nice. you may never go back my friend. :cool:
     
  9. lawdog734

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    Fixed it.
     
  10. Hokie1911

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    Well played, sir. :thumbsup:
     
  11. Cobra64

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    Congrats! :cool:
     
  12. Zombie Steve

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    Very cool. There is no turning back for you now...
     
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    Nice...Congrats!
     
  14. js415

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    Thanks for your info. Is there a preferred guide rod that is better than the rest? Any links or info one the best place to purchase?

    Thanks for everyone's help.

    Jerry
     
  15. knedrgr

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    Let just say a heck of a lot of people, and top custom and semi-custom builders have GI guide rods in their 1911s.

    Brownells.com is a good source to look.
     
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    :welcome:

    Looks nice.
     
  17. bluelineman

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    This.

    I'm still a 1911 noob. My Dan Wesson CBOB came with (made that way from the factory) guts from Ed Brown. Like he said above, Brownells has everything you need.
     
  18. Tucson_1

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    That's a nice lookin' Loaded you got there! I really like the way those grips look on the SS.
     
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    Congrats !
     
  20. okie

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    GT Mayor

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    That's awesome my friend:thumbsup: