Capian Hardchrome and Nitre Blue PICs!

Discussion in '1911 Gunsmithing' started by Greg Derr, Jan 8, 2012.

  1. Greg Derr

    Greg Derr Custom Pistolsmith Supporting Addict Sponsor

    Oct 3, 2011
    Getting this ready before the SHOT show.Caspian race ready slide and frame cut for Novak style front and rear sights. Ed Brown hand fit grip safety. Novak ringed hammer and Berryhill sear. The trigger is a long Harrison Design. The Storm Lake barrel is set with an EGW thick bushing and plug. The smaller parts and pins are high polished and nitre blued to add contrast to the brushed finish hard chrome. The grips are carbon fiber by VZ grips. Slide to frame was machine fit and hand lapped for a tight lock up.






  2. Quack

    Quack it's mmm, mmm good... Staff Member Admin

    Aug 15, 2011
    Nice!!! Where's it going to be displayed?

  3. 1911fanatic

    1911fanatic Well-Known Member

    Nov 27, 2011
  4. 50GI-Jess

    50GI-Jess Member

    Aug 24, 2011
    Thats flat out a bad a.. looking piece of art. Congrats......who did the blueing job ?
  5. lsbbigdog

    lsbbigdog Smiffin' ain't easy Sponsor

    Aug 21, 2011
  6. pdogkilr

    pdogkilr Can't afford Therapy

    Jan 7, 2012
    Very nicely executed !!
  7. Glock2740

    Glock2740 1911 addict Staff Member Moderator

    Aug 16, 2011
    Great looking gun. :thumb:
  8. Sir Guy

    Sir Guy Sharpening Ockham's Razor Supporting Addict

    Aug 20, 2011
    Looks nice! I think the hammer was a nice choice.

    I really like the angled ball cuts on the front of the slide. It looks pretty good to me. :thumb:

  9. Bender

    Bender Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

    Aug 15, 2011
    Simply stunning,........:hail:

    R0CKETMAN NRA member Supporting Addict

    Dec 24, 2011
    as noted on tooos...beautiful combo
  11. GM*

    GM* ~

    Oct 15, 2011
    She is beautiful!!!
  12. Sleepy

    Sleepy Active Member

    Nov 11, 2011
    Sorry but I don't see the Nitre blued pins, they look black to me, not eye popping like the ones on Yost or others guns. And the boarder cuts look like they stop short of the slide edges...or am I just missing something? Was this done for a reason?

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