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Questions on "melting" stainless steel Officer's model

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by eseaton, Jan 10, 2011.

  1. eseaton

    eseaton 'OP'

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    Does anyone have one (or other 1911) that has had a melt job. I would like to see pics and find someone who would be recommended to do this kind of work. My stainless Officer's model has a few sharp edges and I think it would be a nice gun to have this done on but want someone who will not screw it up.

    Thanks for the input.
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  2. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

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    Springfield Custom Shop.

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    Quack Rent this space

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    http://glocktalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1296889


     
  4. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    I'm having a radical bevel job, as well as some other things, done to my SS TRP as we speak, at the SACS. I'll definately be posting pics as soon as it's done, but it's a good 8 weeks out.
     
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    my trousers feel tingly...
     
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  6. bravorigging

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    Questions on "melting'' what does this mean,I am new to the 1911 and heard this elsewhere but don't have clue as to what it means.:wavey:
     
  7. guymontag

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    Beveling and smoothing edges. It's more apparent with something similar to Clark Custom.
     

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  8. ArmoryDoc

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    Wow. That Clark is just way too much melt.
     
  9. Hokie1911

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    Looks like a bar of Zest.

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  10. gruntmedik

    gruntmedik Honk Honk CLM

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    :agree:

    Too much of a good thing is still too much.
     
  11. quantico

    quantico 1911 lover Millennium Member

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    I really made a norinco smooth when I built it piece by piece for my daughter. It took over a year to get it just howi wanted it to be. You can do training with that pistol and never cut or rough up your hands. I can't imagine how much a year of filing sanding and polishing would.cost at a high end shop. The result is a gun that my daughter will have her whole life and remember sitting with me at the kitchen table learning about how every piece fits and functions as I make her gun part by part.