Ironwood and Hard Chrome Commander

Discussion in '1911 Photo Gallery' started by Greg Derr, Aug 4, 2020.

  1. Greg Derr

    Greg Derr Custom Pistolsmith Supporting Addict Sponsor

    Oct 3, 2011
    Member Patrick D. loves his Ironwood. He sent me a Colt Commander to build into his dream carry gun and provided the ironwood blanks for the grips. Flat topped and serrated with HD Retro rear sight and a Yost "gold line" front sight. Kart NM barrel and EGW thick flange bushing. Checkering is 20 Lpi with an arched MSH. All new bar stock internals and a Derr Precision bobbed grip safety. One of our grip makers Crystal was able to make a nice set of grips from the scales. The finish is brushed hard chrome. What do you think of ironwood?




    Last edited: Aug 5, 2020
  2. Cop_Out

    Cop_Out Pearl Pimp Supporting Addict

    Feb 3, 2017
    Very nice, sir.
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  3. Greg M.

    Greg M. Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Mar 6, 2020
    My gosh!
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  4. Slapshot

    Slapshot Well-Known Member

    Sep 6, 2017
  5. BillKilgore

    BillKilgore Well-Known Member

    Jan 23, 2015
    That, sir, is beautiful.
    <----------- Ironwood is also my favorite wood.
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  6. Eddie D

    Eddie D Well-Known Member

    Mar 2, 2020
    That is very easy on the eyes!! Congrats
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  7. Colorado Sonny

    Colorado Sonny Deo Volente Supporting Addict

    Sep 25, 2015
    Absolutely Awesome! Ironwood is also my favorite as if you addicts didn't now already.
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  8. TRRK Trading

    TRRK Trading Well-Known Member Sponsor

    Oct 18, 2018
  9. Mike0707

    Mike0707 JMB fan

    Apr 11, 2019
    Incredible. Just gorgeous
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  10. Old Sea Dragon

    Old Sea Dragon Well-Known Member

    Feb 10, 2018
    Yes, stunning! As always.
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  11. FWoo45

    FWoo45 Well-Known Member

    Jan 13, 2017
    That is a sweet carry gat!
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  12. nikerret

    nikerret Well-Known Member

    Mar 2, 2019
    Damn, Derr. You do great work.
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  13. july19

    july19 Womb? Weary? He rests. He has travelled. Supporting Addict

    Sep 16, 2013
    Ironwood is a good choice for your chrome heater.
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  14. Icky Thump

    Icky Thump Well-Known Member

    Jan 16, 2020
    Absolutely beautiful. Iron would is so rich looks like tortoise shell..

    The whole pistol is outstanding. Bravo on the work and commission.
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  15. SLAM37

    SLAM37 Well-Known Member

    Apr 17, 2016
  16. River runner

    River runner Well-Known Member

    May 4, 2020
    Bravo, that’s gorgeous! The ironwood looks amazing on that piece!
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  17. soverystout

    soverystout Well-Known Member

    Dec 26, 2019
    That is just phenomenal in every way.
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  18. sawman556

    sawman556 Well-Known Member

    Apr 13, 2020
    That is purty!
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  19. Dwe

    Dwe I'm a terminal 1911 Addict!

    Sep 4, 2011
    Very nice work..
    Stunning grips.
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