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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 9/16/2003 4:00:22 PM EDT
He is my first attempt at 1911 building. It is an Essex frame, Springfield slide, & various other parts. hope the link works.

www.roderuscustom.tzo.com/cgi-bin/ib3/iB_html/uploads/post-3-68276-Dscf0036.jpg
Link Posted: 9/17/2003 3:57:30 AM EDT
Looks very nice. You need a better pic though.
Link Posted: 9/17/2003 6:26:18 AM EDT
LOL Those pics hide the finish flaws till it gets final blending & blasted.
Link Posted: 9/17/2003 9:52:02 AM EDT

That looks amazing for something you built yourself. (How did you fit the slide to the frame?)



I know a gunsmith that will do Bo-Mar cuts for $45 and high cut 30 LPI frontstrap checkering for $125.

With that you would have a pretty well-rounded custom build.
Link Posted: 9/17/2003 10:24:59 AM EDT
I just hand lapped the slide & frame with some find valve grinding compound. Took a long time but it is tight. Once I get around to getting a phase converter I am goin to get my mill running. Then I'll flat top & serrate the slide as well as make new sight cuts. I think I am goin to tackle the front strap myself eventually also.... Just somethin to learn on. Not my last for sure.
Link Posted: 9/17/2003 10:28:50 AM EDT
Very nice looking piece. Is that an STI carbon fiber trigger I see there?

I also like the Roderus site in the background.

Link Posted: 9/17/2003 11:08:20 AM EDT
LOL Sure is Ken... Wonder where that came from?? ;)
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