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Link Posted: 3/4/2005 12:26:40 PM EDT
[Last Edit: hobbs5624] [#1]
Link Posted: 3/6/2005 10:18:11 AM EDT
is it for sale?
Link Posted: 3/6/2005 12:23:28 PM EDT
[Last Edit: hobbs5624] [#3]
Link Posted: 3/9/2005 6:45:12 PM EDT
[Last Edit: deltaopwong] [#4]
Link Posted: 3/9/2005 6:47:53 PM EDT
Why did you put the CMC slide on that operator?
Link Posted: 3/10/2005 7:07:10 AM EDT
[Last Edit: hobbs5624] [#6]
Link Posted: 3/10/2005 5:34:18 PM EDT
Link Posted: 3/12/2005 2:21:43 AM EDT

Link Posted: 3/12/2005 11:59:53 PM EDT
[Last Edit: hobbs5624] [#9]
Link Posted: 3/13/2005 10:49:09 AM EDT
[Last Edit: hobbs5624] [#10]
Link Posted: 3/14/2005 11:25:34 PM EDT
Hobbs, youre gonna have fun, Ive been doing the same thing to my GI since Christmas.
Link Posted: 3/14/2005 11:50:46 PM EDT
[Last Edit: hobbs5624] [#12]
Link Posted: 3/15/2005 2:10:54 AM EDT

Originally Posted By hobbs5624:
Oh, and leadnbrass, that GI micro compact looks like a bad little gun.  If a gun can look like a bulldog, that does.

Put 500 rounds through it on Sunday...without a hitch (thank god) fun little bastard!!!
Link Posted: 3/16/2005 5:39:37 AM EDT
GSP that I used to carry as a Deputy.
Link Posted: 3/16/2005 9:47:02 AM EDT
[Last Edit: guns762] [#15]

Originally Posted By hobbs5624:
guns762, did that gun come checkered?  If not, who did it for you?  It looks very nice.

Thank you.  I had to send the pistol back to Springfield to fix a dust cover rub. As long as they were already paying the shipping, there and back, I decided to have them do 25lpi machine checkering on the front strap.  I am very impressed with the checkering.  It is a perfect feel for me.  Not too coarse, not to fine, and very precise.  I will add,  in the picture above, the checkering looks pretty blurry due to the reduction of size.  I will see If I can crop another for you.
Here ya go:

It really makes it easier to use the correct grip, with pressure on the front strap.  I'm hoping to replace the rear main spring housing with a checkered version soon.

The grips also were a big plus for me.  They are the thin style, and I like the smoothness of them, compared to the factory grips.  They don't snag on my clothing at all.
Link Posted: 3/16/2005 11:14:33 AM EDT
[Last Edit: hobbs5624] [#16]
Link Posted: 3/16/2005 11:47:43 AM EDT
Thank you hobbs, It is one of the few 1911's that i kept.
Link Posted: 3/16/2005 11:50:39 AM EDT
My Newest Springer....
Link Posted: 3/16/2005 11:58:14 AM EDT

Originally Posted By hobbs5624:
guns762, that stuff is perfect.  I did not know SA did machine cut checkering.    It just turns out so nice, and people are starting to realize that machine cut is every bit as classy as hand cut.  

If I remember correctly, it only cost me $80.  I thought that was a pretty good deal.
Link Posted: 3/17/2005 7:03:38 PM EDT
Did this one for a customer. Slide is Satin Gray. Man are those sights hard to get off. He wanted a color that Springfield didnt offer.


Link Posted: 3/19/2005 5:32:59 PM EDT
[Last Edit: hobbs5624] [#21]
Link Posted: 3/23/2005 1:24:08 AM EDT
Here's a few of mine. The Springfield that's still in the white is my version of a Pro model. I've had the frame and slide for about 10 yrs now and finally got around to fitting everything together.
Link Posted: 3/23/2005 8:26:39 AM EDT
[Last Edit: hobbs5624] [#23]
Link Posted: 3/23/2005 10:50:59 AM EDT
Operator with a friend...

Link Posted: 3/23/2005 2:13:32 PM EDT
[Last Edit: RMPSTRAT] [#25]

 Yeah it's all my own work. I have a shop in Carmel Valley CA where I apprenticed and recently bought out the original owner last year. The frame for that one is a a gunsmith oversize frame I bought from Brownells years ago along with the slide. The barrel is Bar Sto, B/T is S&A .220" S&A flat magwell, it now has a C&S hammer and sear(I had Brown internals in it but I'm really disappointed in Ed Brown products lately) Greider trigger, FLGR. Going out for finish hopefully next month and tritium inserts after that. Here's one while not Springfield (Baer Para SRP copy I just finished) you might enjoy it.

Link Posted: 3/24/2005 9:06:31 AM EDT
[Last Edit: hobbs5624] [#26]
Link Posted: 3/24/2005 9:30:25 AM EDT
I've experienced that as well not to mention the Hardcore hammers haven't been as square as they should be for what you're paying. Congrats on the new kid, my wife and I have three... Least they're all boys, be able to teach them the family biz one day. You need anything let me know and I'll give you my shop number.
Link Posted: 3/26/2005 10:11:28 AM EDT
[Last Edit: hobbs5624] [#28]
Link Posted: 3/26/2005 10:56:41 AM EDT
[Last Edit: RMPSTRAT] [#29]
yeah stop on by, don't have a bunch of guns in imventory but there's plenty of stuff in progress and lots O parts
Link Posted: 3/27/2005 12:58:03 AM EDT
[Last Edit: RAMBOSKY] [#30]
Just another run of the mill MC Operator.   Used in 3 gun matches.

Link Posted: 3/27/2005 1:10:23 AM EDT
[Last Edit: RAMBOSKY] [#31]
Oh ya, haven't seen a Black Stainless yet.  This one now has Black Gunner Grips.  Use in IDPA, but with a different holster.

Link Posted: 3/27/2005 11:44:10 AM EDT
[Last Edit: hobbs5624] [#32]
Link Posted: 3/28/2005 2:00:15 PM EDT
Hey now, there is no such thing as an ordinary Operator, each one is special. Now go apologize to yours.
Link Posted: 3/29/2005 1:06:48 AM EDT
[Last Edit: Leisure_Shoot] [#34]
9608 Loaded Model - paid $600 NIB at my local shop a couple years ago.

Link Posted: 3/31/2005 3:40:18 PM EDT
I just bought a springfield.  Will post here when I get it!  Is that milt sparks versa max 2 considered THE standard, cause I've heard of it before.  Also, is there a thigh rig that'll hold a 1911 with a light on it?
Link Posted: 4/1/2005 10:39:39 PM EDT
Hello everyone I just joined the forum today and thought I would try and post a photo of my mil. spec. project this is the before photo.I still haven't decided on what all to do yet .
Link Posted: 4/1/2005 11:45:54 PM EDT
[Last Edit: hobbs5624] [#37]
Link Posted: 4/2/2005 12:05:02 AM EDT

Hobb's, here's mine before any mods.   Of course my mods will be so slight they won't eve be mods.  But I got my rear sight from brownells today and it seems like it 'll do the trick.  And I got my pachmyr grips.  O.K. so I'm a marine poseur.  I do have to say they're an improvement to the stock milspec grips!
Link Posted: 4/2/2005 12:55:56 AM EDT

Originally Posted By hobbs5624:
Welcome Achilleas!  It's a nice pistol just the way it is. hr

Thanks hobbs ! I am in the process of refinishing the frame in the Brownell's baking lacquer in o.d green and a set of the new ergo"gunner grips"I think that will do it for now, hopefully it will turn out good and I will post some new photos.
Link Posted: 4/2/2005 1:05:13 AM EDT
[Last Edit: hobbs5624] [#40]
Link Posted: 4/2/2005 1:31:21 AM EDT
[Last Edit: hobbs5624] [#41]
Link Posted: 4/2/2005 1:49:17 AM EDT
Very, very nice.  I'm thinking a lanyard loop would also be nice, but I don't know if I'd use it.  First I'll shoot it with the new sights, then I'll go from there.
Link Posted: 4/8/2005 5:39:12 AM EDT
Just another Black Stainless...

Link Posted: 4/8/2005 5:54:08 AM EDT
[Last Edit: Boomer10] [#44]
I think we need another XD...
Link Posted: 4/8/2005 3:29:31 PM EDT

 How many of the GI guides do you want? I think I have at least 4 if you want them
Link Posted: 4/8/2005 3:54:43 PM EDT
[Last Edit: hobbs5624] [#46]
Link Posted: 4/16/2005 5:00:02 PM EDT
Well It looks like RAMBOSKY and I have have Twin Operators.
Link Posted: 4/16/2005 11:02:26 PM EDT
[Last Edit: barkley-addict] [#48]
Link Posted: 4/21/2005 1:14:30 AM EDT

XD-40 Tactical
Link Posted: 4/21/2005 1:31:01 AM EDT

Originally Posted By wulf50guy:
Well It looks like RAMBOSKY and I have have Twin Operators.

nice gun but green letters?
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