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Where's the love for blued 1911s?

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by bac1023, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. bac1023

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    I'm seeing pics of everything but, so let's post 'em.

    I like Hard Chrome the best, but from a classic look standpoint, nothing beats bluing.




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  2. bac1023

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  3. bac1023

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  4. bac1023

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    These are half blued...


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  5. Tactical black

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    Your Yost is my favorite blued gun I've ever seen hopefully I will get a retro job done on one of these some time :cool:

    I think these are blued but not 100% sure

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  6. Quack

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    closest thing that i have to a blue 1911.[​IMG]

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  7. CA_DUDE

    CA_DUDE Dude here.

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    I absolutely love blued guns. I'm so neurotic about fingerprints I go crazy though. That's why I appreciate parkerizing.
     
  8. bac1023

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    Yes, they're blued, TM. :)
     
  9. bac1023

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    That gun looks great, Quack. Yeah, some of that black oxide could easily pass for bluing.
     
  10. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    How dare you start a thread about beautiful blued 1911's and not include your STI Legacy. One of the most beautiful blued 1911's out there IMO. Shame on you. :shame:
     
  11. Geeorge

    Geeorge Sarcasm Inc.

    not up to your standards
     
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  12. Tactical black

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    I didn't know what finish they had I thought it was blued but when I bought them I didn't care that much because I'm really planning to send both of them off eventually hopefully one will go out in the next week or two the other might be a little while so that's why the finish wasn't a big concern.
     
  13. bac1023

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    ...because its not blued. :tongueout:

    The Legacy is PVD Ionbond.


    Still, it can't hurt, right? :rofl:


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  14. MD357

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    Quack, do you just keep a stock of flat triggers on hand? :rofl: I'm sure if it was cut it would have had a 10-8 sight aswell. :cool:
     
  15. Tactical black

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    No I've trained my eyes too handle pictures such as this :supergrin:
     
  16. bac1023

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    That's what I was thinking. ;)
     
  17. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    :drool: AAHHH! There she is. :hearts:Thank you my friend. I love that gun.
     
  18. jrs93accord

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  19. Range Rat

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    I was afraid that BAC was going to post the pics of that beautiful RRA. Not sure if it's blued or not, but it makes me think irrational thoughts.
     
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