NEWB from Montana...

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Rezarf, Dec 30, 2018.

  1. Rezarf

    Rezarf Active Member

    Dec 30, 2018
    Hey there everyone, I have poked around the site for long enough... time to contribute. My tinkering on my 1911's (grips, sights, fitting a few parts) has led me to the decision to heavily modify a few to my liking and see if I want to build one from the ground up. I recently aquired a mill and now have the bug to start whittling on a few 1911's.

    Anyhow, I have already benefited greatly from this site... so, thank you!

    For all the questions that lay ahead, again- THANK YOU!

    My Springfield Lwt Operator Champion is awesome- this one is getting a Bobtail and checkered front strap with some 10-8 and Ed Brown parts. I plan on cutting and crowning the barrel and then TiN coat the barrel.

    Another I'll start working on is a dream, it is a freakin' laser beam. Springfield Full Rail Operator TRP. I have run 1,000's and 1,000's of rounds through this one and it would likely be the last gun I would let go of. I do plan on adding 10-8 rear sight on it, and reworking the trigger/fire control group but the gun shoot absolutely beautifully and it just plain RUNS.

    I have a few others, but I am going to start with a few Springfield base models to build off of. I have a RI 10mm and I have had another 1/2 dozen Springfields over the years that have been traded or sold to fund other projects.

    Anyhow, there you go. My first post.
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  2. Scaramouche

    Scaramouche Student of the Columbian Exchange Supporting Addict

    Sep 15, 2015
    Welcome to the forum from Nevada, we're happy you've joined us! Grew up around Libby.

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  3. JPCPTx

    JPCPTx Member

    Jan 8, 2017
    Welcome from Austin. I use to live near Havre (Harlem).


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  4. bobo3020

    bobo3020 Well-Known Member

    Jul 31, 2014
    Welcome from Pittsburgh!
  5. Mike Meints

    Mike Meints Well-Known Member

    Mar 2, 2017
    Welcome to the forum from Michigan !

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  6. Colorado Sonny

    Colorado Sonny Deo Volente Supporting Addict

    Sep 25, 2015
    Welcome from your southern neighbors in Western Colorado!
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    BenchMonkey Angry Infidel

    Nov 28, 2018
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    Feb 20, 2018
  9. Jimhoag

    Jimhoag In Kentucky

    Jun 14, 2013
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  10. tac45

    tac45 What me worry ? Supporting Addict

    Mar 4, 2012
    Welcome from the Atlantic coast

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  11. Lou1

    Lou1 Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Sep 1, 2018
    Welcome from Birmingham, AL.
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    KS95B40 Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Aug 16, 2017
    Welcome from Kansas.

  13. BigDeeeeeeee

    BigDeeeeeeee Idaho 1911er

    Aug 19, 2011
    Welcome from Idaho neighbor.
  14. july19

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

    Sep 16, 2013
    Welcome to the forum from WA.

  15. Don_P

    Don_P Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Dec 4, 2018
    Welcome from New York State. Kinda new here myself.

  16. Old Sea Dragon

    Old Sea Dragon Well-Known Member

    Feb 10, 2018
    Welcome from Illinois
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  17. boatdoc

    boatdoc Well-Known Member

    Aug 3, 2015
    welcome to the show
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  18. Capthobo

    Capthobo NRA Endowment member Supporting Addict

    Nov 9, 2016
    Welcome and Happy New Year 2019 from SoFla.
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  19. Joseph Medugno

    Joseph Medugno Well-Known Member

    Jan 19, 2018
    Welcome from South Carolina.
  20. CT72

    CT72 Well-Known Member

    Sep 2, 2015
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