I’ve always thought a Damascus slide on a blue or black frame is gorgeous. I’m trying hard to resist the urge to commission one. Please do your best to sabotage me by suggesting ‘smiths, posting pics of yours, and telling me my worries about the slide cracking are unfounded.
Y’all are the...
My newest toy, built by Dave Laubert of Defensive Creations. Features include:
Stainless steel DC frame
Caspian damascus slide
Ball cuts and HiPower cuts
Slight bevel on bottom of the slide
Flush cut and crowned barrel
Stan Chen magwell
BoMar rear sight and Dawson fiber optic front
Flush cut and...
I had the opportunity to work a trade yesterday that was quite out of the ordinary for us. We traded 2 Sigs and 10 Glocks for 2 pretty unique firearms.
The first of which I am listing here. Brand new in box, never fired Christensen Ti Damascus 1911 chambered in 45. Comes with...
I've been toying with the idea of saving my pennies to get a 1911 with a Damascus slide. Other than the appearance are there any other advantages or disadvantages to Damascus slides? Like: Are the properties of the slide more or less resistant to scratching or galling (sp)?
Looking at a Christiansen Commander .45 with a Damascus Steel slide.....pretty 1911 but opinions vary in the magazines and on the Internet on Some of the gunsmithing for a gun of this price.....opinions??