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Old 05-26-2011, 11:02 PM   #11
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I'm allowing myself just one modification to my new SR1911...Since these are manufactured here in Prescott, they really do need a more local flare...

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Actually, even though the grips are genuine diamondback rattler, I had to find them in Michigan! ...at Dog Grips... Home Page
That looks great. And I'm a Prescott native, so I might have to have one!
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Yes! I thought I might have to get longer grip screws, but I just pressed hard & managed to get them threaded. I like the thicker feel, and the hide is a good grip surface...
Same thing on my 1911 -
We got a few in Texas too

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Old 05-27-2011, 02:04 PM   #13
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Yea, you sure do. Seems every time I go through Texas, someone's trying to get me to taste a genuine rattlesnake that tastes just like chicken. I like the snake hide on my grips, but I'll stick with Col. Sanders on the menu selections...
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B-E-A-utiful grips.
You got a range report up about that beauty yet?
I am seriously considering one.
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Yea, you sure do. Seems every time I go through Texas, someone's trying to get me to taste a genuine rattlesnake that tastes just like chicken. I like the snake hide on my grips, but I'll stick with Col. Sanders on the menu selections...
We got that in common too
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I am seriously considering one.
It's a straight shooter right out of the box. I did have a few FTF's during the first 100 rounds. I polished the ramp edges by hand (no Dremmel tool) with some 1500-grit paper followed by Flitz. With the sharp edges polished like a mirror, it performs beautifully. Ruger has done a very nice job with this pistol...very tight fit all around, and I especially like the 70-series design without the lawyer parts in the slide. They also put a small peep hole above the breech end of the barrel so the shooter can see if a round is in the chamber. That's much more classy than one of those chintzy Loaded Chamber Indicators found on some other pistols. I recommend this pistol. In fact, I don't know why a guy would pay more for a 1911. Ruger did it right...
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It's a straight shooter right out of the box. I did have a few FTF's during the first 100 rounds. I polished the ramp edges by hand (no Dremmel tool) with some 1500-grit paper followed by Flitz. With the sharp edges polished like a mirror, it performs beautifully. Ruger has done a very nice job with this pistol...very tight fit all around, and I especially like the 70-series design without the lawyer parts in the slide. They also put a small peep hole above the breech end of the barrel so the shooter can see if a round is in the chamber. That's much more classy than one of those chintzy Loaded Chamber Indicators found on some other pistols. I recommend this pistol. In fact, I don't know why a guy would pay more for a 1911. Ruger did it right...
I like that Ruger listens to what shooters want. Series 70 design and a GI rod. I may have to get one of these
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I like that Ruger listens to what shooters want. Series 70 design and a GI rod. I may have to get one of these.
Well, you appear to be pretty flush with revolvers, so go get one, man (if you can find one)...
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Well, you appear to be pretty flush with revolvers, so go get one, man (if you can find one)...
1911s too. The Ruger will be 1911 number 8. If it shoots I collect and horde it
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Does anybody know if/where I can get snakeskin grips in all or mostly black? I can't seem to find anything
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