Author Topic: The OFFICIAL 1911 Thread!  (Read 349823 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline DTapping-Zombies

  • Rimfire Shooter
  • **
  • Posts: 281
    • View Profile
Re: The OFFICIAL 1911 Thread!
« Reply #360 on: July 22, 2012, 09:27:07 PM »
nice collection of 1911s  :th_thicon_idea:

Offline tex45acp

  • Junior Shooter
  • *
  • Posts: 8
    • View Profile
Re: The OFFICIAL 1911 Thread!
« Reply #361 on: July 23, 2012, 09:04:43 PM »
Here are a few of mine:
My Delta Elite in 10mm


My Springfield Loaded Stainless in 45acp


The custom Colt Commander I built from scratch for my Son


A Taurus I customized and sold to a friend.


My Pride & Joy...my Wilson Combat Professional, gently massaged

Offline mesinge2

  • Single Stage Reloader
  • ****
  • Posts: 1241
  • NRA Certified Instructor
    • View Profile
    • Safe Direction Firearms Instruction
Re: The OFFICIAL 1911 Thread!
« Reply #362 on: July 23, 2012, 09:06:35 PM »
tex45acp, I so envy your Delta!!! 
1911 and Revolver aficionado
NRA Certified Instructor
Αναμονή για την αποκάλυψη ζόμπι

http://www.safedirection.org/

Offline alexrex20

  • Concealed Carry Pro
  • ****
  • Posts: 2094
  • Bullets are fast.
    • View Profile
Re: The OFFICIAL 1911 Thread!
« Reply #363 on: July 23, 2012, 11:11:18 PM »
Do yall use textured or smooth grips for IWB carry? I prefer smooth grips. I'm looking at the VZ 320s or the ETC-Frags, but I'm still wary that they're not going to be smooth enough.

Offline Kinny

  • Can Pack a Range Bag
  • *
  • Posts: 170
    • View Profile
Re: The OFFICIAL 1911 Thread!
« Reply #364 on: July 24, 2012, 09:18:56 AM »
I use the grips that comes with the gun but I also have an undershirt on when I carry.

Offline Domineaux

  • Administrator
  • Never Misses The Target
  • ********
  • Posts: 15202
  • Work from home server admin and family man
    • View Profile
    • Suggestions by Domineaux
Re: The OFFICIAL 1911 Thread!
« Reply #365 on: July 24, 2012, 09:37:19 AM »
I use an undershirt to avoid the grips bugging me.
"One cannot restrict the defiant by constraining the compliant."

Project One Million:Texas - Click here and Join NRA Today!
Suggestions by Domineaux
-Tony

Offline alexrex20

  • Concealed Carry Pro
  • ****
  • Posts: 2094
  • Bullets are fast.
    • View Profile
Re: The OFFICIAL 1911 Thread!
« Reply #366 on: July 24, 2012, 09:40:39 AM »
i wear an undershirt maybe 4 times a year. yes, four. i don't want to have to change my wardrobe lol

these are designed to be smooth on all the areas that touch your skin:


my Raasco grips are similar, and designed to do the same thing. but damn they feel like 100-grit sandpaper and they still rub my skin raw:

Offline alexrex20

  • Concealed Carry Pro
  • ****
  • Posts: 2094
  • Bullets are fast.
    • View Profile
Re: The OFFICIAL 1911 Thread!
« Reply #367 on: July 24, 2012, 10:02:46 AM »
just sanded down my Raasco grips. we'll see...

BG1960

  • Guest
Re: The OFFICIAL 1911 Thread!
« Reply #368 on: July 24, 2012, 07:34:43 PM »
this is my favorite thread.

Offline DTapping-Zombies

  • Rimfire Shooter
  • **
  • Posts: 281
    • View Profile
Re: The OFFICIAL 1911 Thread!
« Reply #369 on: July 24, 2012, 11:52:17 PM »
those grips are nice.  i'm trying to look for a set that are thin, but have not found any that i like.

Offline texshooter

  • 15 Yard Shooter
  • ****
  • Posts: 1837
  • Loves the Feel of Steel
    • View Profile
The OFFICIAL 1911 Thread!
« Reply #370 on: July 28, 2012, 02:12:56 PM »
those grips are nice.  i'm trying to look for a set that are thin, but have not found any that i like.

Talk to Larry Davidson. He will make you custom grips. Really great guy. Just sent him an email with what you want exactly. You can even send him designs you want on it.
A 1911 Fanatic

Offline texshooter

  • 15 Yard Shooter
  • ****
  • Posts: 1837
  • Loves the Feel of Steel
    • View Profile
The OFFICIAL 1911 Thread!
« Reply #371 on: July 28, 2012, 02:13:26 PM »
those grips are nice.  i'm trying to look for a set that are thin, but have not found any that i like.

Talk to Larry Davidson. He will make you custom grips. Really great guy. Just sent him an email with what you want exactly. You can even send him designs you want on it.
A 1911 Fanatic

Offline texshooter

  • 15 Yard Shooter
  • ****
  • Posts: 1837
  • Loves the Feel of Steel
    • View Profile
The OFFICIAL 1911 Thread!
« Reply #372 on: July 28, 2012, 02:14:20 PM »
Do yall use textured or smooth grips for IWB carry? I prefer smooth grips. I'm looking at the VZ 320s or the ETC-Frags, but I'm still wary that they're not going to be smooth enough.

The 320s are not aggressive at all they are very easy to carry with.
A 1911 Fanatic

Offline texshooter

  • 15 Yard Shooter
  • ****
  • Posts: 1837
  • Loves the Feel of Steel
    • View Profile
The OFFICIAL 1911 Thread!
« Reply #373 on: July 28, 2012, 02:16:16 PM »
Also any G10 grips can be easily sanded down with some fine grit sandpaper. Even on my more aggressive grips there are certain spots that I like to knock down a bit so they don't run my hand raw after long shooting sessions.
A 1911 Fanatic

Offline DTapping-Zombies

  • Rimfire Shooter
  • **
  • Posts: 281
    • View Profile
Re: The OFFICIAL 1911 Thread!
« Reply #374 on: July 30, 2012, 11:23:26 PM »
those grips are nice.  i'm trying to look for a set that are thin, but have not found any that i like.

Talk to Larry Davidson. He will make you custom grips. Really great guy. Just sent him an email with what you want exactly. You can even send him designs you want on it.

Thanks Tex.  I'll check it out.

Offline Gangly

  • Can Tell a Magazine From a Clip
  • *
  • Posts: 55
    • View Profile
Re: The OFFICIAL 1911 Thread!
« Reply #375 on: August 14, 2012, 12:44:45 PM »
My holster is leather backed but the butt of the pistol still rubs my hip so I usually wear an undershirt and that solves all problems.

Offline Shipwreck

  • Administrator
  • Deplorable Killjoy
  • ********
  • Posts: 28766
  • 1-24-17 was LEGENDARY
    • View Profile
    • Texas Gun Forum
Re: The OFFICIAL 1911 Thread!
« Reply #376 on: October 20, 2012, 02:16:43 PM »
My local shop has another Springfield MC Operator in stock. They don't pop up too often anymore.

I previously had one, but sold it to help buy an Ed Brown I once owned.

Anyway, it keeps calling to me. I had added a magwell to the one I owned before. I think its the only sub $1600 1911 that interests me. The one I had before was made VERY tight. Great gun. It had less recoil than the Ed Brown I got to replace it - because of the heavier railed frame...

But, I'm on new gun hiatus  :facepalm: - Don't needa go there. Already spent all my extra $ for an upcoming trip to Turks and Caicos. After 16 years of nons top gun buying, I wanna start taking some vacations instead, now that I am older...

Still, that Mc Operator is nice  :thumbsup1:

This is the one I prev had:


Offline rl168

  • Can Line Up The Sights
  • *
  • Posts: 245
    • View Profile
Re: The OFFICIAL 1911 Thread!
« Reply #377 on: October 20, 2012, 09:17:16 PM »
That Mc operator will look good on ya... :th_thicon_funny:

You need to ditch the berettas and come back to the 1911 family...lol

Offline Shipwreck

  • Administrator
  • Deplorable Killjoy
  • ********
  • Posts: 28766
  • 1-24-17 was LEGENDARY
    • View Profile
    • Texas Gun Forum
Re: The OFFICIAL 1911 Thread!
« Reply #378 on: October 20, 2012, 09:22:03 PM »
That Mc operator will look good on ya... :th_thicon_funny:

You need to ditch the berettas and come back to the 1911 family...lol

Not gonna happen. Not ditching any of my Berettas.  :P

I had two very high end 1911s last, when I decided I liked the Berettas more. But eventually, I will probably buy another 1911 :)

Offline DTapping-Zombies

  • Rimfire Shooter
  • **
  • Posts: 281
    • View Profile
Re: The OFFICIAL 1911 Thread!
« Reply #379 on: October 20, 2012, 10:43:55 PM »
go with one of a kind custom builder... like venden berg custom in webster (http://www.vandenbergcustom.com/index.html).  heard he's pretty good.  if i do another 1911, it'll be a wilson and that's it.  that's a nice piece ship... i dig the two tones, the black and green looks good.