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Springfield Armory LW Compact 45 build plan

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by faawrenchbndr, Aug 27, 2011.

  1. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr CLM

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    So I recently picked up this Springer light weight Compact 45
    Below is my build plan. Hopefully I can get squeeze it into the infamous Pistolwrench's schedule.
    Here's the plan,

    French cut slide,
    Ball cut slide,
    Recontour front strap, high cut w/golfball,
    Match crown barrel,
    Recoil spring plug with no hole,
    EGW grip safety,
    Roundbutt contour,
    Carry bevel pkg,
    Cut slide for 10-8 sights
    What do you all think?
    Undecided on finish,......will get that figured out later. Thinking CeraKote.
    [​IMG]
     
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  2. 3rdgen40

    3rdgen40 .45 fanatic

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    Sounds good Greg.Just one thing I would do different and that is leave it a square butt,since it is an Officer length frame.A round butt or bob tail might make it a bit too short, for me anyway.
     

  3. MD357

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    Reliability/Trigger package?
     
  4. dnuggett

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    Totally agree. I'd checker the FS instead of golfball too. It's all in what you like though!
     
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  5. up1911fan

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    If you can talk chuck into it you'll have a work of art! Sounds like a good list to me,
     
  6. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr CLM

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    Plan on replacing the trigger with a Harrison or a 10-8, & a C&S ignition set.

    I hope to be able to get it to Chuck for the machine work.
     
  7. deadite

    deadite Groovy.

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    Here's something that I'd love for Ned Christiansen to do on one of my 1911's. For some reason, I really love the conamyd texturing he does on the front strap.

    [​IMG]

    deadite
     
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  8. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr CLM

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    I got a confirmation from Chuck to send the Springer LW Compact, sending it out on the 5th.

    So here is the finalized build plan,...........for now. Looks like a 4-12 month build time.


    -Recontour front strap & high cut with golfballs
    -Flat MSH with golfballs
    -Match crown barrel
    -Recoil spring plug with no hole
    -Round butt contour
    -EGW grip safety
    -Wilson commander hammer
    -Harrison solid, black short trigger
    -Trigger job, disco, sear
    -Carry bevel pk
    -Cut slide & install Tier 1 sights
    -CeraKote....Sniper Grey

    http://rogersprecision.com/
     
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  9. deadite

    deadite Groovy.

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    That is going to be awesome! Congrats! I can't wait to see it when it's done!

    deadite
     
  10. Fire_Medic

    Fire_Medic Polymer Butcher CLM

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    Congrats brother can't wait to see pics.
     
  11. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr CLM

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    Yep, & this WILL be a EDC,.....not a sissy safequeen!
     
  12. gruntmedik

    gruntmedik Honk Honk CLM

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    Oh man, I can't wait to see that!