Firearm & Gun Forum -

Firearm & Gun Forum - (
-   Gunsmithing Forum (
-   -   Cutting top slide serrations in a 1911 (

AllenM 11-20-2012 06:55 PM

Cutting top slide serrations in a 1911
I am getting ready to do a project on a commander 1911 I have and 2 of the things I want to do are:
1. cut fine line serration in the top of the slide (yes I have a mill)
2. I want to cut some off of the outer radius of the slide to make it appear to have a raised top on it. I am having a hard time trying to figure out what tools I need for this.
I would like some suggestions on what I need to buy.

KG7IL 11-20-2012 07:18 PM

I can be of no help.

Are you thinking of something like the S&W Model 27 top?

AllenM 11-20-2012 07:58 PM

Yea sort of only without the cross checkering

More like this

danf_fl 11-20-2012 08:12 PM

Find a picture of the Dan Wesson Guardian Duce (Google or Bing). It has the rib like the Gold Cup.

Have you thought of adding a rib and then machining?

All times are GMT. The time now is 02:46 AM.

Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.