Bunker Arms Custom Colt Rebuild

Discussion in '1911 Gunsmithing' started by Bunker Arms, Dec 9, 2016.

  1. Bunker Arms

    Bunker Arms Well-Known Member

    Oct 18, 2014
    Here is a full Colt custom rebuild that I just finished up.

  2. CT72

    CT72 Well-Known Member

    Sep 2, 2015
    Oh my! That is beautiful. The case hardening(which I'm usually not a fan of) really looks awesome on that Colt. I might have to add one to my little collection.

  3. Raylan Givens

    Raylan Givens Never Forget

    Aug 18, 2015
  4. azpoolguy

    azpoolguy Well-Known Member

    Jul 4, 2013
    She is a looker.
  5. Bro. Pappaw

    Bro. Pappaw Well-Known Member

    Mar 18, 2016
    Imma lovin that pistol.
  6. salelcid

    salelcid Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Nov 28, 2015
    Wow. That looks nice.
  7. Wheels No More

    Wheels No More Long gone

    May 12, 2015
    That's a pony that will make you say
    Giddy up.
    Very nice and this ......
  8. 41 Charlie

    41 Charlie Get off my lawn...

    Feb 4, 2014
    Top shelf, brother! She's a true looker!!
  9. Bugs

    Bugs Well-Known Member

    Oct 19, 2011
    Absolutely gorgeous.
  10. jawbraker

    jawbraker Southpaw Supporting Addict

    Feb 10, 2014
  11. Badabing11

    Badabing11 I gotta have more cowbell

    Sep 6, 2015
    Nice work! Can you do the cold case bluing look to a finished frame with standard bluing? That is sweet!
  12. PaulM

    PaulM Well-Known Member

    Mar 7, 2016
    Beautifully done! Can I ask what grit was the slide sanded to? I love that finish!
  13. Bunker Arms

    Bunker Arms Well-Known Member

    Oct 18, 2014
    2000 grit with light graining
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  14. Governmentmule

    Governmentmule Member

    May 18, 2016
    Love the bold slide border cut.....a finely crafted build!
    Thanks for the pics
  15. switchback

    switchback Well-Known Member

    Jun 2, 2014
    Excellent offering, looking very classic and yet modern, all at once. Well done!
  16. cdhbrad

    cdhbrad Well-Known Member

    Nov 21, 2011
    That turned out great. I'm glad I had a chance to see it in your shop as it progressed. The Owner should be very pleased with the results, I know I would be if it were mine.
  17. 1911fanatic

    1911fanatic Well-Known Member

    Nov 27, 2011
    Wow. That is fantastic. Job well done as usual.

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  18. 1911_E1

    1911_E1 Well-Known Member

    Sep 28, 2015
    Wow !! Very nice !! God I love how the colts come out ! Nice , enjoy it
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  19. Ethanol Red

    Ethanol Red Make it a double Supporting Addict

    Jul 12, 2015
    You should go into business. You have a knack with a file. Really nice!
  20. Robert F. Ciancio Jr.

    Robert F. Ciancio Jr. Si vis pacem, para bellum

    Jun 25, 2014
    What they said...

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