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What is a John Harrison Springfield?

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by bikewriter, Dec 27, 2011.

  1. bikewriter

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  2. R0CKETMAN

    R0CKETMAN NRA MEMBER

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    Click on link in my sig. He's one of the top 1911 custom smiths in the world and a really nice guy.

    I've seen that pistol. It's a nice one.
     

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    Wow, nice appears to be putting it mildly.
     
  4. Jim Watson

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    Holy cow. Using SA's top of the line gun as a base for customizing. Wish I could read Mr Harrison's work order better. But then I know people who consider a Baer just a good starting place to end up with a nice gun.
     
  5. R0CKETMAN

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    Jim,
    Here's a slightly better view. As for your Baer comment, it reminds me the LTW 9 base was a Baer this year.

    Terry, the broker/seller of this pistol, is as honorable as it comes.

    [​IMG]
     
  6. HAIL CAESAR

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    One of the best in the world is who JH is.

    Also he is probably the nicest smith there is.
     
  7. Jim Watson

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    Strange thinking on somebody's part.
    You could have put that much work into a Loaded and had just as nice a gun for lots less money.

    Yes, I know Terry is reputable.
     
  8. HAIL CAESAR

    HAIL CAESAR Senior Member

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    Truthfully..I have that spring plug from HD and HATE it.
     
  9. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    They should at least clean it up for $3550. When I get my Pro, I plan on having a single sided safety and flush crowned barrel, but other than that, I'll leave it as is.
     
  10. Zombie Steve

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    That rust on the breech face?

    [​IMG]

    :dunno:
     
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    Nope its brass and red laquer from the rounds used..
     
  13. Mayhem like Me

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    Yes I would have opted for a relief cut behind the Trgger gaurd on the front strap and have him do the checkering..
     
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    John Harrison Custom and Heirloom Precision are two different outfits.
     
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    BOTH are absolute top notch shops...!