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Springer G.I. back from the S.A. custom shop

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by samuse, Nov 13, 2010.

  1. samuse

    samuse

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    Jul 30, 2008
    South TX
    Had it back for awhile, just got around to taking pics.

    Put about 300 rounds through it so far. Tack driver and easy to fast. I really like the front sight, they used a big gold bead.

    Been using Checkmate G.I. spec mags. Feeds ball, WWB JHPs and PDX-1s with out a hitch.

    lower and flared ejection port
    beveled magwell
    tightened frame/slide (didn't ask for it)
    Colt thumb safety
    Colt MSH
    Kart bbl & bushing
    corrected and polished feed ramp
    full internal beburring
    standard carry bevel
    tool steel hammer and sear @ 4 1/2 lbs
    Harrison hard use short trigger
    Ed Brown Hardcore plunger tube
    S.A. beavertail
    Novak wide notch rear with gold bead front
    Pachmayr grips (ugly but great)
    parkerized entire gun

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  2. seanmac45

    seanmac45 CLM

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    Apr 13, 2000
    Brooklyn, NY
    Beautiful! Simple, clean and deadly.


    Just as a 1911 should be.
     
  3. GJ1981

    GJ1981 Pitying Fools

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    Feb 10, 2008
    Sweet.

    What was the turnaround time?

    I sent them a GI back in August for something similar...hope to have it back soon.
     
  4. you left this off your build sheet: flat trigger. :rofl:
     
  5. samuse

    samuse

    5,375
    21
    Jul 30, 2008
    South TX

    It only took 'em about two weeks.
     
  6. samuse

    samuse

    5,375
    21
    Jul 30, 2008
    South TX

    1911s have round curves, shoot round bullets and my world ain't flat!:tongueout:
     
  7. HAIL CAESAR

    HAIL CAESAR Senior Member

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    Mar 1, 2007
    In my shop
    I REALLY like it!! Clean, simple, useful, and purposeful. All things a good gun should be.
     
  8. airflyer

    airflyer

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    3
    Feb 3, 2007
    IOWA
    Very nice that is a down to business working 45, hope you lots of great range time with her
     
  9. Cerebrus

    Cerebrus Guest

    Very nice!! I hope you got that in before they raised the shop prices..
     
  10. :agree: nough said
     
  11. Road Dog

    Road Dog Senior Member Millennium Member

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    Jul 29, 1999
    Ringgold, GA
  12. that is my idea of nice 1911. i have a gi coming and was thinking of sending it to them for a few things. they tightened slide to frame just for the hell of it?
     
  13. That's what I was wondering to. NICE though.