KGB Custom Colt 70 series for the Easter Basket

Discussion in '1911 Photo Gallery' started by Karl Beining, Apr 20, 2019.

  1. Karl Beining

    Karl Beining Well-Known Member

    Oct 8, 2015
    Hope Everyone has a Great Easter Weekend, had to put the final spit-shine on this Colt before getting to the ham.

    This build will be getting a Twin built end of the year, and should be a fine set of pretty basic, classic Colt builds . . .Enjoy!

    1973 Colt Large Letter Govt Model 45
    Kart NM Barrel
    EGW NM Bushing
    10-8 Rear Sight
    SDM Gold Bead front
    VZ Polished Micarta with Colt Medallions added here
    Blued finish

    Forgive the rushed photos, tried to squeeze outdoor pictures in between rain drops today...

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  2. WC145

    WC145 Every day is Saturday and every night's a party!

    Jan 1, 2013
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  3. joerockhead

    joerockhead "BOURBON" It's not just for Breakfast anymore ! Supporting Addict

    Oct 12, 2011
    WOWZER !!!!

    Love it !!!!
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  4. WhoIsJohnGalt?

    WhoIsJohnGalt? We Are! Supporting Addict

    Feb 20, 2018
    Wow - that is fantastic.
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  5. JM44

    JM44 Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Feb 2, 2018
    Amazing work as always Karl! What treatment did you use on the barrel hood?
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  6. Journeyman1234

    Journeyman1234 Well-Known Member

    Feb 28, 2017
  7. Karl Beining

    Karl Beining Well-Known Member

    Oct 8, 2015
    It is just polished blue, it will not look like that long once he gets it :)
  8. TheCollector

    TheCollector Well-Known Member

    Aug 25, 2018
    **** He sits and waits in anticipation****
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  9. Bloodhound

    Bloodhound Well-Known Member

    Apr 12, 2018
    Beautiful Colt Mr.Beining!
    I have to say, this forum has some the finest examples of a 1911, and what they could be. It never ceases to amaze me. Pure class!
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  10. vhntr1

    vhntr1 Well-Known Member

    Mar 25, 2019
    Absolutely beautiful,love the basic look very classy!
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  11. AJP

    AJP Well-Known Member

    Jun 15, 2017
    I like that, quite a lot
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  12. Novak77

    Novak77 Well-Known Member

    Mar 1, 2019
    Absolutely gorgeous sir
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  13. Old Sea Dragon

    Old Sea Dragon Well-Known Member

    Feb 10, 2018
  14. Geoff

    Geoff Well-Known Member

    Jun 22, 2016
    Beautiful Karl.
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  15. BigSkyGuy

    BigSkyGuy Well-Known Member

    Dec 25, 2018
    That's a classy piece!

    Very nice!
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  16. Pedro

    Pedro Active Member

    Mar 10, 2017
    It's perfect!
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  17. Karl Beining

    Karl Beining Well-Known Member

    Oct 8, 2015
    Do you think he will be upset if I just keep it?

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  18. Bloodhound

    Bloodhound Well-Known Member

    Apr 12, 2018
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  19. july19

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

    Sep 16, 2013
    Fine looking pistol, I like the contrast between the Micarta and bluing.
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