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Quick Question Regarding Customization

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by snwbrdr202, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. snwbrdr202


    Aug 27, 2009
    Good morning gents! I am dropping off my Springfield Mil-Spec at a local gun smith this afternoon, and I am having the following done:

    1. New vented aluminum trigger (STI hopefully)

    2. Flat serrated mainspring housing

    3. Titanium firing pin

    4. High rise beaver-tail safety

    Is there anything else that you gentlemen would recommend I have done while my pistol is in at the shop? I kind of like the standard combat hammer, so I would prefer to keep it on. Any recommendations are always appreciated. I will be sure to post some pictures of her post-op :cool:
  2. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

    Jan 7, 2002
    NE Ohio
    checker the front strap.
    it should have a Ti firing pin already
    you'll need a different hammer, for the beavertail grip safety.

  3. Rinspeed

    Rinspeed JAFO

    Feb 28, 2001
    For me a hammer and sear would come before any of those.
  4. snwbrdr202


    Aug 27, 2009
    Hey thanks for the help guys. Quack, are you sure that the Mil-Spec model has a titanium firing pin? The Loaded states that its a step up from the Mil-Spec, and has an added titanium firing pin...but I can't find any info online regarding the Mil-Spec firing pin. You know a lot more about 1911s than I at no mistake, but I just want to make sure.

  5. GJ1981

    GJ1981 Pitying Fools

    Feb 10, 2008
    I agree with tool steel hammer & sear before checkering. I'd get a quality plunger tube while it was being worked on too.
  6. deadite

    deadite Groovy.

    Should be easy to find out. Just break it down and see for yourself. It's easy. :)

  7. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

    Jan 7, 2002
    NE Ohio
    Yep, thats how it passes drop safety tests.