Colt Ted Yost 1911 arrived

Discussion in 'General 1911 talk' started by hyespeed, Jan 6, 2019.

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  1. hyespeed

    hyespeed Well-Known Member

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    Sep 13, 2017
    Its been a couple months but I have been super busy, anyway here are a couple of pictures that dont do it justice. This thing is killer put 400 rounds through it and Im trying to stick to 300-600 rounds a month. Yost 1911 .jpg Yost 1911 2.jpg
     
  2. Raylan Givens

    Raylan Givens Never Forget

    Aug 18, 2015
    Absolute perfection. Congrats .
     
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  3. hyespeed

    hyespeed Well-Known Member

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    Sep 13, 2017
    Thanks, its by far the finest 1911 Ive fired and Ted was abosutely phenomenal to work with. This is the second pistol from him the first being a Hi Power from his days with Heirloom Precision and its my favorite 9mm pistol.

     
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  4. sierra 223

    sierra 223 New Member

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    Sep 19, 2017
    Great work, enjoy.
     
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  5. Journeyman1234

    Journeyman1234 Well-Known Member

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    Feb 28, 2017
    It is stunning! I love it. Congrats and Happy Shooting!
     
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  6. LHA4Assault

    LHA4Assault Well-Known Member

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    Dec 3, 2018
    The Craftsmanship looks superior!! She looks so clean. Enjoy your new toy!!
     
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  7. ORShooter

    ORShooter Just outsided the realm of Crazy!

    Nov 28, 2018
    Absolute beauty!:thumbs: (As slobber drips down chin) Congrats on that fine Pony!
     
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  8. Mongo45

    Mongo45 Active Member

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    Jul 15, 2014
    Outstanding.... if I may ask a couple questions.

    Did you find a stock 70 series and send it to him..?

    What kind of wait...?

    I’ve owned 1911s my whole life and routinely shoot and compete with them. I’ve been a police officer in a large city for 22+ years. I’m hoping that I’ll do another 10 years before I retire and I’d love to have a special gun built for the occasion. I was looking into Heirloom since their builds are the classic lines I enjoy.
     
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  9. SHOKDU

    SHOKDU Well-Known Member

    Jan 3, 2013
    Ted builds a heck of a nice 1911. Enjoy!!
     
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  10. 1L26

    1L26 Well-Known Member

    Feb 10, 2018
    Wow! Now that's a beauty! Congrats!
     
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  11. notshawn54

    notshawn54 Well-Known Member

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  12. hyespeed

    hyespeed Well-Known Member

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    Sep 13, 2017
    Yes I had a stock series 70 and sent it to him. Most gun smiths will not work on guns that have previously been worked on.

    The wait was over a year lol to be honest I dont exactly remember when I sent it off but his quoted time was very accurate and it would be best to contact him regarding lead time.

    Ted Yost is no longer with Heirloom Precision who is solely ran by Jason Burton who is phenomenal as well. In my opinion the top smiths would be Yost and Burton as they build guns to my liking and they just flat out work. I dont own safe queens this gun is now my carry gun and rides in a 5 Shot Leather holster daily. Anyway you cannot go wrong with either smith Jason Burton at Heirloom Precision or Ted Yost at Estate Sporting.
     
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  13. Coolsound

    Coolsound Well-Known Member

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    Aug 17, 2018
    That is a sweet gun... Congrats. Hope I will own a Ted Yost someday.
     
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  14. cgff

    cgff Well-Known Member

    Aug 24, 2015
    Sweet, Congrats
     
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  15. hyespeed

    hyespeed Well-Known Member

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    Sep 13, 2017
    Do it, I sold off some of the herd to fund the build. Totally worth it!
     
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  16. july19

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

    Sep 16, 2013
    Incredible workmanship.
     
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  17. Lou1

    Lou1 Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Sep 1, 2018
    Congratulations ! Damn that’s nice.
     
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  18. BennyAdeline

    BennyAdeline Official Hi-Point Brand Representative

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    Nov 26, 2018
    Absolute beauty of a pony! Enjoy and cherish her!
     
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  19. switchback

    switchback Well-Known Member

    Jun 2, 2014
    Congratulations on a very fine Colt gov't by one of the best. And a P-35, my oh my, my favorite.
     
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  20. Old Sea Dragon

    Old Sea Dragon Well-Known Member

    Feb 10, 2018

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