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Nice job!

 

So how much mullah did that set you back? I've been on the hunt for a Ludlow custom M1911A1 for a while, and the best stock lookalike I've come up with, is WA's Wilson Super Grade:-

 

Are there any better stock matches that you know of?

 

OK cost was around £100 or so here in the UK for a TM1911a1 plus other parts from my spares box. The Bo-mar sight was a pain to source as no one does these as a seperate item :angry: (only the rear sight backing piece) so i had to purchase another TM 5.1 (another £100) for the sight and thumb safety, could of used the grip safety aswell but thats going on another project :rolleyes:

 

Ive yet to see a similar 1911 anywhere as stock, straight off the shelf, therefore i had to customize. Overall its cheaper than a WA i think and alot more rewarding as its a 'one off'.

Debate is that the film prop is a RRA 1911 or maybe an Ed Brown but i personelly think its a hand built custom job, though over the top and rather 'racy' for a carry gun, what with it having an extended slide lock and Ambi-safety as these can get hung up on clothing during a quick draw situation, sorry im rambling here :rolleyes: .

That Wilson Combat at WGC i think is the nearest you'll get to the film weapon used.

 

Sorry i couldnt be of more help but goodluck with the search Pave_Hawk.

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RWA Nighthawk steel 1911 with machined rs Heinie tritium sights, stainless threaded insert (to match this two tone oddness), grey Magpul grip panels!  

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The gun might be OTT for a regular, boring, non gung-ho Vice Det. but for Ludlow it's perfect. He drives a blacked-out SRT8 goddamnit, he deserves a custom hand-gun :)

 

Your replica is very nice, I'd made it sooner if the recession hadn't hit us quite so hard...

 

PS: "The Browning Hi-Power because even John M. Browning knew the 1911 was a design fault waiting to happen" DS. Hehehe

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OK cost was around £100 or so here in the UK for a TM1911a1 plus other parts from my spares box. The Bo-mar sight was a pain to source as no one does these as a seperate item :angry: (only the rear sight backing piece) so i had to purchase another TM 5.1 (another £100) for the sight and thumb safety, could of used the grip safety aswell but thats going on another project :rolleyes:

 

Ive yet to see a similar 1911 anywhere as stock, straight off the shelf, therefore i had to customize. Overall its cheaper than a WA i think and alot more rewarding as its a 'one off'.

Debate is that the film prop is a RRA 1911 or maybe an Ed Brown but i personelly think its a hand built custom job, though over the top and rather 'racy' for a carry gun, what with it having an extended slide lock and Ambi-safety as these can get hung up on clothing during a quick draw situation, sorry im rambling here :rolleyes: .

That Wilson Combat at WGC i think is the nearest you'll get to the film weapon used.

 

Sorry i couldnt be of more help but goodluck with the search Pave_Hawk.

A lot more rewarding, but I can get the Super Grade for 123 sterling and mod from there (new grip, slide etc.).

 

Thanks for the info.

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Thanks for the kind comments guys :D

 

'Påffter' wrote: "The Browning Hi-Power because even John M. Browning knew the 1911 was a design fault waiting to happen" Yes its true he was never happy with the Colt design :blush: but im nuts about it hee hee hee!

 

Go for the Super Grade 'Pave_Hawk' it seems like a cheaper option and goodluck ;)

 

Ok heres my other project a 'Kimber Gold Match II' now complete with handmade Black Walnut grips.

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Again its a standard TM 1911A1 customized with a Nineball slide, SD barrel bushing/guide rod plug, 5.1 guide rod and grip safety (palm bump has been ground/sanded down to resemble a 'Kimber' type), Guarder 2-hole trigger, Tanio Koba hammer and ambi-thumb safety (soon to be replaced with a correct Nova type).

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Next project is an 'Ed Brown, special forces' as and when money allows :unsure: , damn this recession :ranting2:

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MrManiac that is a nice Kimber. Tokyo Marui definetly got to come out with a 1911 that has Bomar sight.

 

Thanks 'baias6230' for the compliment :D , i will admit however the Nineball ABS slide is ######, as i had to rebore the recoil rod guide tube, as it was miss-aligned, bad manufacturing :angry: must have been a friday batch :lol:

 

'RacingManiac' wrote: Its not that difficult to use the available Hi-Capa parts to make one, just costs abit more....

 

True but i can understand, it would be nice to be able to get a standard, round top slide, with a Bo-mar fitted, off the shelf ;)

 

A quick question, though i expect this has been asked before: can 'real steel' thumb safetys be used on TM1911s?

 

Thanks again guys :P

 

 

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Damn :angry2: , oh well :huh: as i wanted to get hold of a 'Les Baer' style thumb safety.

May try to mod the ambi-safety from the TM MEU, not strictly accurate, as its a captured head, hammer pin type and the 'Les Baer' is a 'Svenson' style but it will do i think.

 

Thanks 'RacingManiac' :D

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hello. i'm about to sell my m700 as i'm going to start using my 1911 as my primary so the money i get from my rifle is going to my TM 1911 and i have a pic request.

 

could anyone post a pic of a 1911 with the PDI jb comp and/or a docter sight replacing the rear sight?

 

thanks a lot.

 

BTW i'm torn between that and making a kimber warrior from nova parts.

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hello. i'm about to sell my m700 as i'm going to start using my 1911 as my primary so the money i get from my rifle is going to my TM 1911 and i have a pic request.

 

could anyone post a pic of a 1911 with the PDI jb comp and/or a docter sight replacing the rear sight?

 

thanks a lot.

 

BTW i'm torn between that and making a kimber warrior from nova parts.

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