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a cold day, some new 1911 parts & some used....

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by FLIPPER 348, Feb 18, 2012.

  1. FLIPPER 348

    FLIPPER 348 Bigfoot enthusiast enthusiast

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    ....a few hours in the shop and viola, a 'new' 1911! Now off to see how she shoots.
     
  2. seanmac45

    seanmac45 CLM

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    Good Luck!

    It's a great feeling to put the first rounds through one you built yourself.
     

  3. FLIPPER 348

    FLIPPER 348 Bigfoot enthusiast enthusiast

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    I cheated a bit on the Made in USA routine with the slide and a few current Springfield Armory parts.
     
  4. Eric2340

    Eric2340 Infidel :)

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    Sweet, how much you into it for?

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  5. FLIPPER 348

    FLIPPER 348 Bigfoot enthusiast enthusiast

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    Around $600


    -Essex frame
    -7790314 hard slide
    -EGW hammer/sear/disconnector
    -Colt controls/bushing
    -SA barrel/MSH (used)
    -Hogue alloy grips


    I the ejector needs a bit of tuning and she is shooting a bit to the left but other than that she is good2go! The GI sights gave me 'minute of chest' at 21' Danced the oil can out to 70 feet or so.

    This one is getting a Caspian light rail and will take nightstand/road trip duty.
     
  6. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr CLM

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    Nice solid GI replica...........love it! :thumbsup:
     
  7. limbkiller

    limbkiller

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    Nice job. Looks great. What is the finish on that.
     
  8. shays4me

    shays4me gunaholic

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    Very clean! Good job
     
  9. FLIPPER 348

    FLIPPER 348 Bigfoot enthusiast enthusiast

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    thanks, simple is good. Things will be better after some ejector tuning as the brass hits me in the nose!




    parkerized after it's first rub of CLP
     
  10. Rinspeed

    Rinspeed JAFO

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    Looks great Flipper. :thumbsup: