A trip to Integrity Arms

Discussion in 'General 1911 talk' started by fallenangelhim, Aug 4, 2020.

  1. fallenangelhim

    fallenangelhim chicken wings

    Jan 18, 2018
    Hiyo. I had bought some Colt 1960s grips from Steve at @Integrity Arms a while back. Commander I had picked up a while back. Steve invited me over versus shipping due to shrinkage the grips are known for. I spent a good 4-5 hours hanging out at his shop, did some good shooting, and learn more about 1911 gunsmithing than I can pretend to forget. Steve mentioned he might be hiring apprentices soon and his shop/house is only a two hour drive. Hmmm. Anyways. Steve was a great host. I brought a bunch of toys to test fire for the first time. Steve helped me diagnose a sight in issue with a Ruger SR45 and helped me figure out an accuracy fitment issue with my 1968 Colt Commander. He was a great host and extremely hospitable! He’s not too bad on the 1911 thing either. ;)

    Here are pictures from today’s adventures at Integrity Arms. Thanks again Steve for your time and letting me shoot in your backyard!


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  2. fallenangelhim

    fallenangelhim chicken wings

    Jan 18, 2018
    Steve said this one was for sale for dirt cheap.

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  3. Archer

    Archer Active Member

    77
    Feb 23, 2013
    That is a beautiful setting for a personal shooting range.
     
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  4. Integrity Arms

    Integrity Arms 1911 Pistol Smith

    Mar 20, 2017
    White deaf girl was scared stupid of Peter but the Fat Boy loves everyone lol. Was great taking some R&R today and shooting some for fun instead of work. Got this that don't know Ruger SR guns are stupid accurate pistols if sighted in right. Peter was killing the 2-3" spinner targets and some 4" steel knock downs with it after we dropped the rear sight a ton gun just shot excellent.
     
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  5. fallenangelhim

    fallenangelhim chicken wings

    Jan 18, 2018
    SR45>Glock
    Fight me
     
  6. ronin11

    ronin11 Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    556
    Apr 17, 2017
    You've come a LONG way, my friend - Congratulations and continued success;
     
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  7. gps man

    gps man Well-Known Member

    Nov 7, 2015
    Congratulations young Grasshopper!
    Looks like a great day!
     
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  8. azguy1911

    azguy1911 I'm done buying guns, I'm just a bystander now

    Oct 22, 2015
    Id give my left nut to live out in the country like that :)
     
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  9. FWoo45

    FWoo45 Well-Known Member

    Jan 13, 2017
    I'm sure I'm not the only one zooming in on the pics of frames on the bench...;)

    Sounds like a great chance to meet a great guy. Glad Steve got a chance to shoot for fun, poor guy. Cute kitties btw.
     
  10. fallenangelhim

    fallenangelhim chicken wings

    Jan 18, 2018
    Might accelerate payment on that Blackhawk. The NM Blackhawk was a blast. Feel like I’ve been missing out!
     
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  11. Integrity Arms

    Integrity Arms 1911 Pistol Smith

    Mar 20, 2017
    That was a lot of fun, I've never been a big revolver guy to speak of, but enjoyed that one.. Kept trying to double action pull the trigger lmao..

    Was a great day, nice to have some company. Wife was at work, so had the place to ourselves and just kept setting em up and knocking em down.. I can sure tell I need that diet more than I thought I did, from them darn pics though.. Look out KETO here I come lol.
     
  12. Integrity Arms

    Integrity Arms 1911 Pistol Smith

    Mar 20, 2017
    Thank you Sir much appreciated.
     
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  13. Integrity Arms

    Integrity Arms 1911 Pistol Smith

    Mar 20, 2017
    Thanks buddy, the white girl is deaf as a door nail, but absolutely beautiful.. She is just like a woman though. She come in as a kitten a few years ago, and took the boys, beds, toys, food bowls, hiding spots and everything lmbo.. Took complete charge of everything.
     
  14. Integrity Arms

    Integrity Arms 1911 Pistol Smith

    Mar 20, 2017
    Omg on a side note I just got notified by GB on a case of 45 American Eagle I started bidding on that the Current bid is $605 plus $50 shipping some numb nuts is paying near .70 a round for .45
     
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  15. Uncle Bob

    Uncle Bob Well-Known Member

    Sep 22, 2017
    You would have loved my SASS Blackhawk. Only two people I know didn't ND with the trigger on it. Me and Chuck Ris who did the trigger.
     
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  16. Uncle Bob

    Uncle Bob Well-Known Member

    Sep 22, 2017
    I can't shoot here normally, so we built a range at a buddies place.

    Shooting a wheel gun @Integrity Arms ? Blastphamy!!!
     
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  17. Babboonbobo

    Babboonbobo Avatar is back to my favorite things!

    Nov 18, 2014
    Wow Steve that shops looking pretty good with the new mill since I last saw it!
    Still love your shooting back stop, hopefully I’ll have something similar someday.
     
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  18. Mark Littleton

    Mark Littleton Active Member

    155
    Dec 22, 2015
    Looks like you had a nice day of shootin'! And Steve, you've got a very nice setup there!
     
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  19. Integrity Arms

    Integrity Arms 1911 Pistol Smith

    Mar 20, 2017
    Thank you sir it's taken a bit lol
     
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