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Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 06-17-2014, 04:47 AM
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Posted By sparky17
Thanks. I hope someday I can produce some works...

Thanks. I hope someday I can produce some works of art like you have!


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Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 06-15-2014, 04:04 AM
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Views: 105,553
Posted By sparky17
145249 My latest set. Black Mesquite. I either...

145249
My latest set. Black Mesquite. I either need to try and sell some or buy more guns to put them on!


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Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 05-10-2014, 01:38 PM
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Views: 105,553
Posted By sparky17
They have 3 coats of Tung oil. The variation in...

They have 3 coats of Tung oil. The variation in the coloring is natural to the wood.


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Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 05-09-2014, 07:21 PM
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Views: 105,553
Posted By sparky17
This is the third set I've made. They are...

This is the third set I've made. They are Honduran Rosewood. They will go to a friend who did some holster work for me.143559


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Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-23-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,128
Posted By sparky17
I believe all Springfields are now manufactured...

I believe all Springfields are now manufactured completely in the US. Even frames and slides are US made.


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Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 11-19-2013, 05:00 AM
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Views: 59,816
Posted By sparky17
126446 Modified Springfileld MilSpec.

126446

Modified Springfileld MilSpec.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 10-08-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By sparky17
I have, but it's cost prohibitive. $90 to...

I have, but it's cost prohibitive. $90 to install beavertail, $45 to refinish frame and $60 to ship the gun to them. Plus still need new hammer. For that I can buy all the parts including a Novak...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 10-07-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By sparky17
Should have put in my original post that I did...

Should have put in my original post that I did look into trading for a Loaded model. Upgrading the MilSpec will cost about the same as paying the difference for the loaded. I also prefer the rear...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 10-07-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By sparky17
MilSpec Upgrades

Looking to upgrade my SA MilSpec.

Beavertail - Smith & Alexander or Wilson Drop-in.
Would have to alter frame to fit the S&A. Not sure I want to do that with a lifetime warranty. Have seen pics...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-16-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,186
Posted By sparky17
Check out the Springfield Armory MilSpec. 600...

Check out the Springfield Armory MilSpec. 600 rounds through mine with zero issues. Mine has great fit and finish and plenty accurate.
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-13-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,913
Posted By sparky17
If you like leather, check out El Paso Saddlery....

If you like leather, check out El Paso Saddlery. They've been in the business since the 1800s. They start around $70. You can even get exotic leather like ostrich and crocodile. Some stamping like...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 09-12-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By sparky17
Magpul helping at Boulder Co flood

I just heard on the local news here in Denver that Magpul has a military type cargo truck standing by to help deliver supplies to victims of the flooding in Boulder. That shows real class on the...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-11-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By sparky17
Smith & Alexander makes mainspring housings with...

Smith & Alexander makes mainspring housings with a mag well attached. They're not too expensive. I have big hands and find the arched housing on my Springfield uncomfortable. I'm looking at going...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 08-14-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By sparky17
Ati 1911-22

Went to the new Cabelas here in Denver yesterday with my 12 year old son and step-dad. My son and I were looking at 22 pistols. He really liked the S&W M&P until he held the Sig 1911-22. Then we saw...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 08-08-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,165
Posted By sparky17
Winchester '73 Quigley Down Under

Winchester '73
Quigley Down Under
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 08-03-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By sparky17
Perhaps this would mean more in the HK forum....

Perhaps this would mean more in the HK forum. Here the 1911 is best!
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 07-30-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,080
Posted By sparky17
Yes they will. Here is the price list for custom...

Yes they will. Here is the price list for custom work.

http://www.springfield-armory.com/download.php?asset=custom_1911.pdf
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 07-19-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By sparky17
Need to see lots of gun pics

Today my job will take me to the Mayors Against Illegal Guns event here in Colorado. I hope the stupidity I expect to find there is not contagious! I may need an intervention from everyone here to...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 07-08-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20,681
Views: 781,425
Posted By sparky17
109334 Last night's sunset.

109334

Last night's sunset.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 07-01-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By sparky17
Hate to recommend Cheaper Than Dirt but....5...

Hate to recommend Cheaper Than Dirt but....5 round Remington mags in stock $28.99. Doc's suggestion might be the best.
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 06-29-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By sparky17
Keep checking locally too. Last night I saw 1000...

Keep checking locally too. Last night I saw 1000 round boxes of Federal at Dick's. They had 2 - $459 each. 2 weeks ago I was in Norman OK and got re-branded PPU for $6.99 a box for brass at Academy...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-29-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,366
Posted By sparky17
Maybe I'll run by in the AM and see if its still...

Maybe I'll run by in the AM and see if its still in stock.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-29-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,366
Posted By sparky17
Just saw 500 rnd boxes of CCI at Dick's. They had...

Just saw 500 rnd boxes of CCI at Dick's. They had 7 boxes. I just couldn't bring myself to pay $39.99 a box.
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-25-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By sparky17
Those bullet buttons must be magic! The...

Those bullet buttons must be magic! The stupidity of politicians is amazing! We've got one here in Colorado that thinks magazines come loaded and once you use it you throw it away. I feel sorry for...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-25-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,366
Posted By sparky17
I assumed it was when he told me. I just had to...

I assumed it was when he told me. I just had to see if he was really that ignorant. If Walmart is going to allow people behind that counter, perhaps they should train them better. I would probably...
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