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Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Glockdude1, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. Glockdude1

    Glockdude1 Federal Member CLM

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    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    What's wrong with nickel plating a Colt M1911A1?

    Though since that it's not a factory finish, I'd dock the price by at least half if not more.
     

  3. Glockdude1

    Glockdude1 Federal Member CLM

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    It is a very early 1911.........
     
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    Sometimes the finish is so bad, you need to refinish it one way or another.
     
  5. Bren

    Bren NRA Life Member

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    They should have picked "another" - parkerizing would have been a reasonable choice, like the original finish, and would have required less polishing/metal removal.

    Nickel, on that gun, is a really, really bad choice.
     
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    Road Dog Senior Member Millennium Member

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    That one is way over priced but it would be nice to see someone send it to Turnbull and restore it.
     
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    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    That nickel is a great way to hide a LOT of pitting. May be worth about $800
     
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    yeah, that's not passing the sniff test. i'd pass.