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Ok, now even I have to admit that my new Flipper-Spec 1911 mods are ugly

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by FLIPPER 348, Jun 11, 2011.

  1. FLIPPER 348

    FLIPPER 348 Happy Member

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    But since it's a purpose built nightstand gun the goofy light rail is a must! Now I have to decide on a light.



    .....man are railed 1911s are ugly (....cept for the sexy SA full-railed Milspec-Operator)
     

  2. custom2

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    Honestly, it wouldn't looks so bad if the hammer and grip safety was stainless.
     
  3. FLIPPER 348

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    I have a stainless grip safety but I don't believe there is a wide-spur stainless hammer.
     
  4. custom2

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    Yeah, I believe Mason made one but quality was poor.

    Listen, it doesn't matter what anyone else thinks. As long as you like it, right.

    Function over form.
     
  5. PawDog

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    I like the looks.....excluding the rail. I've never cared for railed 1911 pistols.
     
  6. Okay, I'm going to hell for this but I don't think it looks that bad.....
     
  7. FLIPPER 348

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    Compared to your love of Airsoft, this isn't that bad. :rofl:
     
  9. FLIPPER 348

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    I have a snazzy airsoft M4 that I use on the neighbor cats to keep them from crapping in my yard.


    .............great fun!!
     
  10. Dave T

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    No offense intended (your gun, do what you want to) but I don't get the older style grip safety and hammer...with the Novak style rear sight. They just don't go together to me. With the modern looking rear sight there is no harm in having a higher (usually means more control) grip, offered by the beaver tail.

    YMMV,
    Dave
     
  11. FLIPPER 348

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    no offense taken

    After a decade or so of 1911 time I prefer the A1 features.
     
  12. Cobra64

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    Trolling Flipper again, are ya?
    :rofl:
     
  13. Hokie1911

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    Yep. :supergrin:
     
  14. drc767

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    Can't go wrong with a Surefire X300 light.
     
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  16. faawrenchbndr

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    If it had a retro GI rear sight, I'd like it a WHOLE lot more.
    Over all,........it looks pretty good!

    The new TLR-1 with the led is bright as heJJ!
     
  17. FLIPPER 348

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    I'd like it better also with GI sights, they look sexy on the stainless. I just had to have one of these Rugers. Either way I could not desecrate one of my 1911A1 beauties with a light rail though so the SR was the logical choice. I am leaning toward the TLR.


    ...........damn rollmark made me do it!
     
  18. faawrenchbndr

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  19. FLIPPER 348

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    they are $67 or so from Novaks, fit like a glove and rock-solid

    .....and a few minutes on the mill
     
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