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Personal Touches to My 1911

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by HotRoderX, Jun 16, 2011.

  1. HotRoderX

    HotRoderX Gen4 BETATester

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    Will I finished the personal touches to my 1911 and am so happy I thought I post about it.

    1. GI Recoil rod and Cap
    2. Colt GI safety
    3. New Grips

    I can say with out a doubt my 1911 is what I dreamed of as my first 1911. It wasn't overly expensive but it is mine and its to my taste I couldn't be happier.

    So what do you guys think?
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    Looks daYUmn good,........I REALLY like the grips
     

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    Looks good my friend:thumbsup:
     
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    me think look good! You did good job.
     
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    Look great, I like the grips as well. Slap a short solid trigger in that and it would be super sweet :) C&S makes a very nice one. Congrats, nice 1911 you have there.
     
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    is that a hollow point I see down the barrel?
     
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    Could be, but looks to be a light reflection off of the inside of the barrel causing it to look like the end of a JHP. :dunno:
     
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    HotRoderX Gen4 BETATester

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    I thought the same thing but it was unloaded. I think it was the angle I took the photo at with the flash. I just was not comfortable pointing a gun loaded or unloaded at my head to take a proper straight on photo. It does look pretty cool.
     
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    Nice looking 1911!
     
  10. HotRoderX

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    Thanks everyone I am super happy with it. I will have to look at changing the trigger out later down the road after I learned a but more about 1911's. I would also like to later down the road maybe in a few years have it refinished. I am thinking if I do I will go with a high quality Parkerized finish to keep the same look.
     
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    What grips are those?Are you sure it was unloaded? It looks good to me! Congrats!
     
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    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    Good looking gun. :thumbsup: Those grips do set it off. :)
     
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    Thanks the grips are Cylinder and Slides red/black Double Diamond.

    http://www.cylinder-slide.com/index.php?app=ccp0&ns=prodshow&ref=CS0487

    Yea I spot checked the chamber and placed a unloaded mag in it. Some reason the Wilson mag does not feed JHP at all so its always unloaded for range duty. I do admit it does look like the gun was loaded when I took the photo.
     
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    I think the entire thing is perfect I really could'nt asked for it to turn out better.
     
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    Glad you like it, looks good.
     
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    It looks Great.
     
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    I think it looks great, I really like those grips. Let us know how you like it, an RIA is on my short list. Was trying to decide between that and a 92fs a couple of weeks ago, then the wife stepped in and wound up with nothing.
     
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    Already got around 500 rounds thought it and love it. Easily my favorite semi auto it and my 686 take top spots when it comes to favorites to shoot. The gun overall is extremely will built offers a ton of bang for your buck. Its extremely tight shooting to. I can keep 1inch groups free hand at about 15 feet so its more accurate then I am. The only reason I made some changes to it was because there where certain things I like better on a 1911. More then likely I would make the changes to any 1911 I got short of it being a semi-custom or custom gun.
     
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    Thanks guys