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  1. 1911 Gunsmithing
    Gunsmiths and Custom Builders - lend me your brains... (if you're impatient, you can skip right down to the blue text) I've been trying to get my hands on a Springfield EMP4 CCC for quite some time now, and have made a positive nuisance of myself around the forums on this count since they were...
  2. 1911 Gunsmithing
    Sending my guncrafter in for some work and figured I would put in a harrison slide stop and safety. I am getting the extreme service slidestop but I am undecided on the safety. Can anyone tell me about your experience/preference between the extreme service safety and the tac safety? Obviously...
  3. 1911 Gunsmithing
    Thought I would share my progress on second build. This is a personal gun for myself. I went for a retro sort of GI build. It came out pretty nice. Here are the specs , part list and a few pictures. I will be hot blueing at home once I finish slide cosmetics, frame cosmetics and test firing...
  4. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    I have a few parts laying around that I won’t be using. Prices before shipping, add $8 for a small box. PayPal preferred, but I’m sure we can work out whatever. 5 recoil springs, 4 Wolff, 1 Wilson shock buff 18.5#: $36 2 Wolff hammer springs 20 and 21#: $8 Harrison retro slide stop, thumb...
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  5. General 1911 talk
    Anyone happen to have pics showing the difference between a Harrison medium and large trigger? Thank you!
  6. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Just removed this Harrison Design Retro Thumb Safety from a recently acquired Harison in favor of his TAC Thumb Safety. NEW H-D is asking $75+ S&H NEW on his website Addicts price: $50 ships same day via Insured Priority Mail
  7. General 1911 talk
    Some addict maybe feel this is his grail https://www.gunbroker.com/item/877027302
  8. General 1911 talk
    I just installed the Retro spur hammer along with sear, disconnector and medium length trigger on my Colt Classic. It looks fantastic and gives the trigger a much cleaner and smoother break. Mr. Harrison is a class act, I couldn't be more thrilled with my experience!!!! I like posting pictures...
  9. General 1911 talk
    Folks. Wanted to post a quick review on a transaction I just completed with Mr John at Harrison Design. First in summary it was awesome. What a great guy to deal with and a great smith! I have a 2017 Valor that I purchased used. Gun was in great shape, spotless, and very low round count...
  10. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    I found this back when it was posted on Arfcom and the guy has reduced his price down to $1,700 from $2,150 when it started. https://www.ar15.com/forums/equipment-exchange/WTS-Customized-Colt-Competition-Government-38-super-1700/88-1893977/ Here are pics he emailed me:
  11. 1911 Gunsmithing
    Just a quick story to sing the praises of a company that provides outstanding customer service. I've always found John Harrison parts to fit better than most that are available and I'm using mostly Harrison parts in a build I'm working on now. I spent some time working on it last Saturday...
  12. General 1911 talk
    Hi all, I can’t seem find much info on this offering from John. He seems to prefer this over his gold dot front sight based on his blog entry about front sights. Anyone have experience with it? Compared to his gold bead? Edit: I’ll be pairing this with a retro style u notch rear I’m pretty on...
  13. General 1911 talk
    Hey fellow addicts, I am currently in the process of writing down on paper my next build with one of our fellow 'smiths. I had a question for those with a Harrison slide stop. If you hold your 1911 with your left hand (yes, please pretend to be a left handed shooter :o.o:), can you get enough...
  14. General 1911 talk
    After enjoying our last four years in the US, the time has come, like we knew it would, to return back to Australia. As you all would know, there is almost no chance of being able to take firearms back with us. Not the time and place for a debate on other countries gun control laws, it is what...
  15. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    For sale $130 shipped USPS Priority Mail as a group. Do not want to split. PayPal F&F preferred. Price new $175. Price during the last Harrison Design sale shipped was $145. Slide stop fits 38Super/9mm/10mm, NOT 45 ACP. Brand new, never fitted: HD-454 thumb safety SS. HD-403 slide stop...
  16. General 1911 talk
    Tried to order some parts from his web site, but first you have to create an account and log in. Unfortunately, I cannot seem to create an account, nor will the software tell me what is wrong? Is there some undocumented trick to this that I am unaware of? :) Thanks
  17. 1911 Gunsmithing
    I had a pile of parts in my basket at 6pm and missed the sale again!
  18. 1911 Gear
    Does anyone have these ? I have considered trying a pair and they are now part of his sale. Any opinions ? https://shop.harrisoncustom.com/hd-300-carry-groove-grips-full-size
  19. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Hello. I have tried to sell this here before and didn't get many bites. If I'm doing something wrong or you have hesitation let me know. From time to time I want to have something new and when that happens I look at my "Gun Fund" and realize it's not flush. When that happens I look in the safe...
  20. General 1911 talk
    For those who have tried the Harrison Design Extreme Service safety, how do you like it? Are there real-world advantages, like easier to flick off, easier to ride on top of it? Or is it just a question of "different looks"? Thanks!
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