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two more weeks and she will be mine....i can't wait. any ideas on what i should do about the grip safety? i was first thinking of swapping it for a kings or wilson, but maybe i'll just radius the edges a bit. whattya think, and pointers are always welcome.
 

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Congratulations on your new LW Commander!

Is it a Series 80 or Series 70?

I have a Colt Combat Commander, and it's my favorite semi-auto.

The only thing I have done to mine is a reliability job and a trigger job.

I fired mine approximately 1,000 rounds before having the work done.

I think that it would be a good idea to shoot your Commander for a while before you start changing things.

You may find that you like your pistol just as it is!

-Mk.IV

[This message has been edited by Mark IV Series 80 (edited 08-05-2001).]
 

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THANKS. IT'S A SERIES 70. CAN'T WAIT TO GET IT. AJAX PEARL GRIPS W/ GOLD COLT MEDALLION...ONE PRETTY GUN. NICE POLISHED SLIDE. TRIGGER FELT PRETTY GOOD, SO DID EVERYTHING ELSE. I KNOW WHAT YOU MEAN...I'D KINDA HATE TO MESS WITH IT. SEE YA AROUND.
 

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Regarding the grip safety-

Either buy a recent Colt unit, or else take a regular GI or Colt Gov't grip safety and cut a relief notch for the hammer. That way you won't have hammer bite and you won't have altered the frame either.

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Ditto dsk's statement on altering a GM grip saftey. I have kinda large hands and found that when I grabbed the weapon in a hurry, it would bite me. I took a GM saftey, ground a notch for the Commander hammer, didn't have to alter the frame, and now it won't bite! You'll need a Dremel tool and a good stone,as those saftey's are HARD!. Most people won't notice the difference in looks
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