08-20-2007, 01:04 AM
How about a little love for the Chinese. My Norinco 1911A1c
Sometimes she wear her rosewood.
08-30-2007, 10:13 AM
1911 Grips by Hakan
My friend, Hakan, made these grips from Cocobolo Wood that I sent to him last November. I failed to post pictures due my health problems; my health issues are now history. I hope you enjoy looking at them as much as I do. Regards, Richard
My Colt Gold Cup:
08-30-2007, 02:09 PM
I should add that I bought some wood for Hakan in November, 2006 and these grips were made from the the piece I liked best. I have another load of Cocobolo wood that I will forward to Hakan tomorrow. I hope he has as much luck with this shipment as he did with the last one. Regards, Richard
09-05-2007, 05:22 AM
Not for me.....
Nice guns you all got there...but i surely wont entrust my life on a 1911. Believe me i know....i have been there once. My taurus PT92 serves me well...all the time.
09-05-2007, 07:40 PM
Originally Posted by AREX
09-06-2007, 12:04 AM
I, too, would trust my Taurus PT 92 more than any 1911. Far too many 1911s, especially the expensive ones seem to jam. When an expensive 1911 does work, it'll probably be more accurate than the PT 92, but reliability is more important than an inch or two of accurucy.
Now if only I was all that accurate, and could stay cool under fire.
Oh, and I do want a 1911.
09-06-2007, 06:54 PM
Originally Posted by drummin man 627
09-08-2007, 08:32 AM
Colt Defender w/CMC Slim Grips:
09-28-2007, 06:38 PM
Colt Gold Cup National Match Series 70
10-11-2007, 11:22 AM
My Colt 1991 ORM as done by Bob Miller...
Hard Chrome, S&A magwell, Nowlin trigger, Hogue stocks, C&S fire control...
10-15-2007, 03:44 PM
10-15-2007, 10:12 PM
Extremely nice..............could it be I feel that way 'cause I have one! Mine is my daily carry and I love it...........
Originally Posted by wetidlerjr
10-25-2007, 12:24 PM
Man there's some really nice examples of 1911's here! Here's mine. i got some elk horn grips on the Springfield. Still the factory Cocobolo on the Para but I'm thinking about making a set for it soon. Mine aren't near as nice as most I seen but here ya go...
10-26-2007, 10:35 PM
This pic is missing a few of my 1911s.
Left to right, top to bottom:
Wilson CQB, Para 1911 Limited, Springfield TRP, Rock Island Armory GI, Colt Commander XSE, Dan Wesson CCBT, Les Baer Concept V, Kimber Super Match II, STI Trojan, Detonics Servicemaster, Kimber Pro CDP II, Ed Brown Kobra Carry. Missing from pic - Rock River Arms Limited Match, Smith and Wesson PC1911, Colt Special Combat Government, Nighthawk Predator II.
I'll post a new pic including everything at some point.
10-28-2007, 03:11 AM
As to entrusting my life to one I wouldn't be here to annoy people with my posts if it wasn't for a Springfield 1911. The design has lasted so long for a reason....They work. Some better than others but those workhorse models like the old Colts, Springers and the like were built to work and in my experience work well
Originally Posted by AREX
Dang bac1023! That's a really nice looking collection you have there..Impressive
12-03-2007, 12:27 PM
Some New Additions to my 1911 Family. I'm sure that this is one family that is going to grow..And GROW
Colt MK IV Officers
12-03-2007, 09:20 PM
Finally got a decent carry .45. It's a Detonics Combat Master MkIV. Nice and small! Pachmayr grips, custom(I assume, due to the etching on the bottom of the barrel) jeweling on the chamber. Oh yeah, I polished the feed ramp, due to a chambering issue it had.
Shoots nice. Ejects steel shells fine, but refuses to eject brass. Is this common among 1911s?
12-05-2007, 06:27 AM
That's the first one of those I've seen. ..Yours wont eat rounds with brass casings?
12-05-2007, 03:57 PM
It just won't eject it. Kinda weird. I'll post a new thread.
12-06-2007, 06:16 AM
Vintage Colt Series 70
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