Les Baer Just Your Everyday Plain-Jane Baer...Sort Of.

Discussion in '1911 Photo Gallery' started by barmandr, May 22, 2020.

  1. barmandr

    barmandr SHEEPLE HERDER Supporting Addict

    Oct 11, 2011
    Got the Baer back today...I picked this one up a few months ago from Haris1 and sent it off for a bit of a facelift. Got the frame and magwell refinished in Color Case Hardened, nitre blue small parts, grip safety and grip screws, flushed and countersunk the slide stop, and master polished slide. Turned out very nice with a pretty nice take on the classic look. Grips are presentation grade Afzelia Xylay burl by Cherokee Hills Exotic Grips. I'm obviously no photographer...it's pretty dang stunning in person. 20200522_191858.jpg 20200522_192231.jpg 20200522_192842.jpg 20200522_192733.jpg 20200522_192347.jpg 20200522_192522.jpg
    Last edited: May 22, 2020
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  2. Mtek

    Mtek Well-Known Member

    Aug 7, 2019
    Wow, nice. Care to share who did the work, costs, turnaround?
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  3. 1911 crazed

    1911 crazed Well-Known Member

    Mar 11, 2019
    Who did the work?
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  4. barmandr

    barmandr SHEEPLE HERDER Supporting Addict

    Oct 11, 2011
    All the work was done by Bobby [email protected] Gun Works. Pretty decent turn-around time...right at 3 months.
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  5. 1911 crazed

    1911 crazed Well-Known Member

    Mar 11, 2019
    Really nice work. Congratulations
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  7. nikerret

    nikerret Well-Known Member

    Mar 2, 2019
    Carry gun, shooter, or simply a wow piece? Looks fantastic.
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  8. barmandr

    barmandr SHEEPLE HERDER Supporting Addict

    Oct 11, 2011
    Range gun, but definitely a shooter. Gotta put that 1.5" guarantee to the test. :)
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  9. TexasBB

    TexasBB Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Nov 23, 2014
    Very nice! That is one sweet looking blaster!

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  10. WhoIsJohnGalt?

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    Feb 20, 2018
    Very nice - well-done, sir!
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  11. dasroofr

    dasroofr Well-Known Member

    Jul 13, 2019
    My P II is so jealous!!!! Gorgeous Baer. Thanks for sharing.
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  12. itsmekevin

    itsmekevin Member

    Jan 16, 2018
    Those grips definitely match the frame. Turned out great.
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  13. zChambers

    zChambers ........... Supporting Addict

    Jan 21, 2015
    Thanks for sharing pics. I've been considering a build similar to this for some time and its nice to see what a blued top and case hardened bottom on a baer looks like
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  14. duketbrd88

    duketbrd88 Well-Known Member

    Sep 1, 2011
    Looks good, the color case hardening came out nice.
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  15. shootin-blanks

    shootin-blanks Well-Known Member

    Jan 27, 2015
    very nice looking Hillsdale...
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  16. Mike Meints

    Mike Meints Well-Known Member

    Mar 2, 2017
    She's a stunner for sure !
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  17. soverystout

    soverystout Active Member

    Dec 26, 2019
    Nothing plain jane about that one! Just beautiful.
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  18. Mike Goldstein

    Mike Goldstein Well-Known Member

    May 10, 2020
    Beautiful work. Some john Ralston leather and it's off the the BBQ!
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  19. Brianfede

    Brianfede Well-Known Member

    Sep 11, 2018
    I bought a Ruger vaquero from Bobby with stag grips, he does amazing work. Congrats, Baer looks great!
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  20. Greg Derr

    Greg Derr Custom Pistolsmith Supporting Addict

    Oct 3, 2011
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