Jeweled barrel Kimber
Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Handguns > Semi-Auto Handguns > 1911 Forum > Jeweled barrel Kimber

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-17-2012, 02:41 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Kimber034's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 3
Default Jeweled barrel Kimber

Hey guys, I finally got my hands on a Kimber custom 2 stainless. The gun is beautiful and has yet to have any jams or problems after 1000 rounds. The gun looks great and I don't want to do much expect put some night sights, s and a magwell, and get my barrel and guide rod jeweled.

Does anyone have any experience and knowledge on the best way to go about getting my barrel and guide rod jeweled? Also open for any other suggestions of customizing on the Kimber.

__________________
Kimber034 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today - It's Free!

Are you a firearms enthusiast? Then we hope you will join the community. You will gain access to post, create threads, private message, upload images, join groups and more.

Firearms Talk is owned and operated by fellow firearms enthusiasts. We strive to offer a non-commercial community to learn and share information.

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today! - Click Here


Old 04-17-2012, 03:17 PM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
canebrake's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: 150 miles NE of Sloppy Joe's Bar
Posts: 21,941
Liked 1419 Times on 808 Posts
Likes Given: 1290

Default

Do it yourself:

Scroll down to the jewling part.

http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f35/my-tango-plunkungfest-westeren-auto-120-a-14041/#post109677

http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f35/my-tango-plunkungfest-westeren-auto-120-a-14041/#post110221

__________________
http://i695.photobucket.com/albums/v...brake02jpg.jpg

http://i1060.photobucket.com/albums/...ps18cfbeae.jpg

Get her dirty, then clean her so she starts to respect you. When her trust is complete, she will serve you well for a lifetime!

"...if doves shot back, there wouldn't be a need for a bag limit."
- orangello
canebrake is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2012, 12:28 AM   #3
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Olympus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 2,301
Liked 430 Times on 283 Posts
Likes Given: 34

Default

Here is a photo of one of my custom 1911s that I had the barrel hood jeweled on. Picture doesn't do it justice. It looks really slick in person and you rarely see a 1911 with a jeweled barrel.

__________________
Olympus is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2012, 12:49 AM   #4
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
lonyaeger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Bandera,Texas
Posts: 10,381
Liked 58 Times on 35 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

Actually, it's a beautiful pistol, but I can't see the barrel in the photo. Nor can I understand why somebody would get a guide rod jewelled.....please help me understand.

__________________
lonyaeger is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2012, 12:52 AM   #5
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Olympus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 2,301
Liked 430 Times on 283 Posts
Likes Given: 34

Default

You can't see the barrel hood in the photo? I didn't have the full barrel jeweled, just the part that you see through the ejection port on the slide. I didn't jewel the guide rod either, so I couldn't answer that.

__________________
Olympus is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2012, 12:52 AM   #6
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
kytowboater's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 7,000
Liked 2391 Times on 1488 Posts
Likes Given: 51

Default

Just what the man wants to do.

__________________

Oh dern....


Revelation 19:11

And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.

kytowboater is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2012, 12:53 AM   #7
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
kytowboater's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 7,000
Liked 2391 Times on 1488 Posts
Likes Given: 51

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Olympus
Here is a photo of one of my custom 1911s that I had the barrel hood jeweled on. Picture doesn't do it justice. It looks really slick in person and you rarely see a 1911 with a jeweled barrel.
A beautiful 1911, you sir have nice firearms.
__________________

Oh dern....


Revelation 19:11

And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.

kytowboater is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2012, 01:15 AM   #8
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
lonyaeger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Bandera,Texas
Posts: 10,381
Liked 58 Times on 35 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Olympus View Post
You can't see the barrel hood in the photo? I didn't have the full barrel jeweled, just the part that you see through the ejection port on the slide. I didn't jewel the guide rod either, so I couldn't answer that.
The OP was talking about getting his barrel and guide rod jewelled.
__________________
lonyaeger is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2012, 03:20 AM   #9
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Olympus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 2,301
Liked 430 Times on 283 Posts
Likes Given: 34

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by lonyaeger

The OP was talking about getting his barrel and guide rod jewelled.
Ah-ha. I must have skimmed over the guide rod part. I've seen it done but it seems a little overkill to me since you only see the rod when you're locked open empty. And I don't use FLGRs on my guns so I don't see the rod at all. But whatever floats the OP's boat.
__________________
Olympus is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-2012, 03:21 AM   #10
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Olympus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 2,301
Liked 430 Times on 283 Posts
Likes Given: 34

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by kytowboater

A beautiful 1911, you sir have nice firearms.
Thank you!
__________________
Olympus is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
I AM PISSED!!!!! (rust on my Kimber barrel) SGT-MILLER 1911 Forum 66 04-13-2014 07:30 PM
brand new Kimber 45 Kimber Ultra Carry II Recoil Spring Assy. rifleshooter474 1911 Forum 1 01-14-2012 04:58 PM
Kimber Barrel rust. User Name 1911 Forum 8 10-19-2010 11:41 AM
barrel twist and barrel length Phadil Gunsmithing Forum 13 09-22-2010 04:58 PM
Which was invented first? The Double Barrel Shotgun or the Double Barrel Rifle? MP1000 General Shotgun Discussion 6 11-09-2009 09:16 PM