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Slide to Frame fit

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by GeorgiaRedfish, Dec 13, 2010.

  1. GeorgiaRedfish

    GeorgiaRedfish Senior Member

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    If I wanted to get a light railed frame from caspian, to fit to a slide, how much would this cost at a gunsmith online or local. It will possibly be a duty weapon, and I would do the add on rail but i believe they hand the light to low to fit in holsters for light mount 1911s.
     
  2. HAIL CAESAR

    HAIL CAESAR Senior Member

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    Send the slide to Caspian and they will fit it for a nominal fee. Plus they will ship it back with the frame to save you a few dollars than if you send it out to another smith.

    The "add on rail" like a Dawson is very popular. There are plenty of holster makers making holsters for a Dawson rail.
     

  3. GeorgiaRedfish

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    The only problem with dawson it on works with Surfire lights. I was looking a novak one, are there holster that will work with it and a tlr-1?
     
  4. Hokie1911

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    I am really digging the Dawson on your Baer, Allan. Who did you have do that for you?
     
  5. GeorgiaRedfish

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  7. GeorgiaRedfish

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    What kind of duty holsters are there for a 1911 with add on rail and light
     
  8. HAIL CAESAR

    HAIL CAESAR Senior Member

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    Safariland 6004.

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    The Dawson only works with a Surefire 200/300 series.
     
  9. GeorgiaRedfish

    GeorgiaRedfish Senior Member

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    Isn't that holster a thigh rig? Is there any non thigh rig holster?
     
  10. rsxr22

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    That's fine with me! Only light I'd use
     
  11. Looks real good HC. I like that.
     
  12. Hokie1911

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    Exactly. I will probably have one put on my 5" after I pay off my Brown. Want a railed 5" that I can hang a X300 on for a house gun.
     
  13. HAIL CAESAR

    HAIL CAESAR Senior Member

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    I might put one on my Valor in the future.
     
  14. Hokie1911

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    Never seen a Valor with one. That will look sweet as hell. My next gun is probably going to be a Kobra with the same build specs as my Kobra Carry, but I really dislike the way the factory Brown rails look. Who did your Dawson?
     
  15. nolt

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    J.Harrison did that Baer didnt he?

    edit: yeah duh 3rd pic giveaway
     
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  16. HAIL CAESAR

    HAIL CAESAR Senior Member

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    John Harrison did it while the Baer was up there getting a makeover.

    I'll install the next Dawson myself.
     
  17. Hokie1911

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    If you are just drilling that out then dropping the rail on it, that doesn't require a refinish does it?
     
  18. HAIL CAESAR

    HAIL CAESAR Senior Member

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    Nope, no refinishing required.
     
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  19. GeorgiaRedfish

    GeorgiaRedfish Senior Member

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    Well this got hijacked fasted.:supergrin: