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Mirror pair from Joe C

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by faawrenchbndr, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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  2. MD357

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    The work is absolutely amazing but I hate those sights. It looks like a blower hat sticking out of a Bugatti and adjustables have little use on a carry gun. JMO. YMMV.
     

  3. yellolab

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  4. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    I'm with ya,.....they are a bit out of place.
     
  5. drc767

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    ......and you think Obama's bulletproof, blacked out tour bus cost some coin. I wouldn't even want to know the damage to my already dwindling portfolio that setup cost. Beautiful work, but way too nice to shoot, in my opinion.
     
  6. Big_Grumpy

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    Though I can appreciate the workmanship of those guns, I believe there's a point where it just becomes gaudy. These are art pieces and though I'm sure they also function superbly, it's just too much. JMHO.
     
  7. I can appreciate the craftsmanship but something about them. Maybe like Big Grumpy said "a little too much" for my taste.
     
  8. Cerebrus

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    I would still shoot the crap out of em, that is if I was fortunate enough to own em.. damn that is a whole new level tho.. Joe is an artist for sure...
     
  9. HAIL CAESAR

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    I thought the same thing.....plus I don't like the "chicken scratch'in" stippling all over it.
     
  10. El_Ron1

    El_Ron1 AAAAAAAAGHHH!!!

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    Joe C. Was he the MIM crazy talker?
     
  11. HAIL CAESAR

    HAIL CAESAR Senior Member

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    Yeap, "Kimber has MIM slides, frames, and barrels."
     
  12. djackson

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    I second this
     
  13. El_Ron1

    El_Ron1 AAAAAAAAGHHH!!!

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    The ironwood is cool. :cool:
     
  14. ...and Wilson outsources their frames/slides from off shore. :whistling:
     
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  15. El_Ron1

    El_Ron1 AAAAAAAAGHHH!!!

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    Oh yeah... it was messy. 'Least he's hangin' in there. Can't wait for him to get old, cranky and opinionated! :supergrin:
     
  16. Jason D

    Jason D INFRINGED Silver Member Millennium Member

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    I wonder how he feels about cast frames.
     
  17. up1911fan

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    Wow, not big on the styling, but that is amazing work.
     
  18. bac1023

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    Not my style, but that takes some serious talent.
     
  19. Hokie1911

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    Sure the work is great.....but personally, I find those :ack:. No thanks.
     
  20. syr74

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    Yeah, kinda like a gold plated, twin turbo Aston Martin on 24's owned by some sheikh in the ME. You know there is a lot of effort and skill put into it and the craftsmanship is going to be great.....but the outcome is just a bit (or a lot) too tacky. Same applies here. Art is as much about an eye for what looks good, and timeless, as sheer ability. If Taurus had a Custom Shop, this is the kinda' stuff they would be building.
     
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