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Show your 1911 and what mods you've done

Discussion in 'Handguns' started by GrouseK9, Mar 9, 2015.

  1. GrouseK9

    GrouseK9 Loaded Pockets

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    Straight out of the box. No mods yet, but looking for ideas.

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  2. les snyder

    les snyder Loaded Pockets

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    my last single stack with 90's technology.... Springfield 1911, I won at Area 6.. yours has many of the ideas already incorporated


    stipple front strap, checker mag release button (longer smaller diameter release spring)
    Clark match barrel, fitted bushing and link, throated and polished with radiused chamber mouth
    BoMar rear sight (set in RTV silicone once it was zeroed), dovetail EGW front .250" tall and .090" wide
    Ed Brown ambi slanted thumb safeties
    Ed Brown high grip beavertail grip safety
    Ed Brown hammer, sear, disconnector... oversize pins
    oversize firing pin stop to prevent extractor movement
    extended ejector with approx. 1/2 the nose removed (so you can still eject a live round)
    Ed Brown extractor, radiused and polished, with inside pressure pad removed, adjusted to 24oz on Weigand pull gage
    long straight trigger checkered 30lpi (thank you Dan McDonald for the idea)
    Smith/Alexander arched mainspring housing
    stainless full length guide rod, drilled and slide modified so you can remove the guide rod and captured spring.... I used heavy springs in .45... GI plastic "red star" grips

    approximately 60,000 rounds in USPSA competition
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  3. GrouseK9

    GrouseK9 Loaded Pockets

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    Love the wear on it. It looks like it can shoot another 60K.
     
  4. F.Todd
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    F.Todd Loaded Pockets

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    I wanted a TRP tac or Scorpion, but went economical with a RIA Tac II...Just put a newly adjusted Trigger on it and WC sear spring. Shoots like butter! Barrel is being sent out to get reverse crowned...I suggest you flush cut and crown that barrel.

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    With the new trigger.

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  5. 0dBm

    0dBm Loaded Pockets

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    Alumagrips!
     
  6. Yetitrician

    Yetitrician Loaded Pockets

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    Just sold my trp operator
     
  7. TTPower

    TTPower Loaded Pockets

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    one of my oldest guns...
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  8. 0dBm

    0dBm Loaded Pockets

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    Is that a Smith Alexander magazine well?
     
  9. TTPower

    TTPower Loaded Pockets

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    nope. the mag well was fabricated and welded to the frame.
     
  10. 0dBm

    0dBm Loaded Pockets

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    Nice job with the welding. Who did the work?
     
  11. clint18robin

    clint18robin Loaded Pockets

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  12. Yetitrician

    Yetitrician Loaded Pockets

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    Full trigger job. MIM-free.


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  13. GrouseK9

    GrouseK9 Loaded Pockets

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    What's been done to the safety? Who makes that?
     
  14. Yetitrician

    Yetitrician Loaded Pockets

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    Of your asking about the safety recall, it doesn't apply. That was for firing pin safety only. my e series doesn't have it.
     
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