kimber 1911 custom 2

Discussion in '1911 Forum' started by paccerelli, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. paccerelli

    paccerelli New Member

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    well i finally got one i love it I've already started working on it so far I've added crimson trace grips , 3 port compensator , extended slide release , magwell i still have to put my trijon tritium night sights on it and extended mag release

    so i guess what i am asking is what should i do next ? or have done to it ?

    although i must say i hate the full length guide rod makes life a pain when disassembling lol

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  2. Firearms4ever

    Firearms4ever New Member

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    Personally I would have left it stock so I could get use to it and see if there might be anything that I needed to tweek or if running it stock was just right for me. I would suggest you shoot it a good bit and get use to it before considering modifying it anymore than you have.
     

  3. canebrake

    canebrake New Member

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    Sounds to me like you bought the wrong gun??
     
  4. AznZOhAn

    AznZOhAn New Member

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    Sounds like lack if research before buying and you bought the wrong gun.
     
  5. Olympus

    Olympus New Member

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    Do whatever you want with it. There is such a wide variety of parts and pieces to customize your 1911 that you shouldn't run out of idea.

    I'd spend less time worrying about what other people think you should have done to your gun and just make it the YOU want it. I like to add my own personal style to my 1911s and it's rare that I own a 1911 that will look exactly like someone else's. That's the beauty of it, you can make it your own and who cares what anyone else thinks about it. If it looks, feels, and shoots good to you, that's all that really matters.
     
  6. jismail

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    I'm not sure why folks would think you bought the wrong gun based on the mods you have done - seldom does anybody leave their rifle or pistols 'stock' and often change everything from rifle stocks, sights, performance type parts, grips, etc etc...
    That being said, I think many parts on the 1911 pistol are swapped out for personal taste and looks reasons as opposed to actual improvements to the platform. Others, like compensators, are subject to great debate on just how valueable of a mod they are. Bottom line, As long as you are happy with the performance you are getting out of the mods you are making, then I say good for you.. the nice thing about the 1911 is that if you don't like a mod, you'er typically only out the cost of the part and you can easily reverse the mod. It's your pistol, make it the way you want and if that includes adding parts that are more 'visual' then performance based, that's okay too - as long as you like it.
     
  7. CA357

    CA357 New Member Supporter

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    Congratulations. New guns are a good thing. :D

    If you're not happy with it, sell or trade it and get what you want. Trust me, it's very common and no big deal. The alternative is to change out a few parts and make it what you want it to be.

    Don't sweat the small stuff, do what you want. :cool:
     
  8. Firearms4ever

    Firearms4ever New Member

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    Well I went to the local Tobacco Outlet last friday and thought I would try a different brand of cigar. I settled on trying the Playboy and I'm glad I did. These babies are going to have a permanent spot in humidor along with my Romeo y Julieta Reserva Reals. They're a tad strong for my tastes, but not unenjoyable. I smoke more mild to medium cigars like the Romeo and Julietas, but when I want a good kicking cigar I'm definately going for the Playboys.
     
  9. EMTchad

    EMTchad New Member

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    Lol dang.. How come people are saying he bought a wrong gun lol, I would feel sad if people said this when I purchased my first 1911 as a SPRINGFIELD MOTHA EFFING ARMORY BABY!
     
  10. paccerelli

    paccerelli New Member

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    I dont feel I bought the wrong fun at all I just love working on them there's always room for improvement I think just my opinion anyways
     
  11. Firearms4ever

    Firearms4ever New Member

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    What is your intended purpose for the firearms? I do not remember, but I'm pretty sure you told me :eek:.
     
  12. paccerelli

    paccerelli New Member

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    Mostly pinpoint seldefense as well as great times at the range so far I've added the following
    Compensator
    Crimson trace grips
    Trijon night sights
    Over sized mag release
     
  13. Thicker

    Thicker New Member

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    I would say just shoot it.....The more the better......;)