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Saw this in Auction Arms. Boy those Hogue rubber grips sure kill the eye candy factor in a 1911 (IMO). What's that hideous thing sticking out of the mag well? I think it needs a makeover...



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i'm sure any pimp would be proud to carry that!!!!!!

just joking, (sort a )i just don't care for houge grips on a 1911, or butt plates for the mag.

but different strokes for different folks

russel the cop

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Ugly gun? I wish I had photos.....

It had been left behind after our club hosted the State league IPSC match in the mid-80's. I was the MD, so the finder left it with me, and was glad to be rid of it. A Colt blued Series 70, no two parts on it matched. There were blued, nickeled, stainless, parkerized, brazed, rusted and bare steel parts on it. The sights were Micro, and looked like the rear dovetail had been hand-filed. When the rear was drifted in, the installer missed and whacked the slide a few times. (Didn't use a brass drift, so the hammer marks were clear on both slide and sight.)
The front sight had been staked in crooked, and then clamped in a vice and straightened. The vice marks were clear, as were the additional hammer marks on the front of the slide.
The safety had a larger thumbrest brazed on. the grips were cracked and held on with a strip of electrical tape, and the plastic Wilson mag funnel had been super-glued to the bottom of the frame and the grips.

The crowning glory was the mag release: Someone had drilled the mag button and forced a flat-head sheet metal screw into it.

Despite all this, it worked 100%, and kept all its shots in the "A" zone at 25 yards offhand.
 

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I wondered what happened to my gun! You've got it, Patrick.

Gee, I can't understand it, though. I followed the instructions in your book exactly, I thought. Wonder what went wrong. Maybe I need a bigger right-angle grinder ...


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I would say it has to be that candy stiped POS commander that Mad Dog put out recently. Anybody that would do that to a perfectly good handgun must fart a lot in church. No respect!!
http://64.177.53.248/ubb/Forum5/HTML/000134.html


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Originally posted by RMLamey:
I will try and post a pic later, but im sure if there is a prize involved i have the ugliest 1911 ever
It's not one of your "knife vs. gun" guns, is it? You know, the one where the knife wins?

Here's an ugly gun too, that has undergone some "abuse" as well!





[This message has been edited by shane45-1911 (edited 08-10-2001).]
 

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Ugliest guns are Norinco 1911s with that damned parkerizing or bluing. The cheesy plastic grips look like chinese food (stir-fried glased beef or pork). Then they have the ugly Made in China stmaping as deep as the Grand Canyon. Screw it. I still love mine, though. :) Super gun with hardball ammo only. Any ammo other than FMJ gives it problems.
 

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I can't stand any 1911 that has a compensator...kills the looks of the gun. Also any gun that has a blued or parked finish but has stainless safety, slide release and beavertail or vice versa looks cheesy.

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Just found this and had to post it here.

 

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Looks half-finished. If they're gonna put that much effort into uglyifying it, they might as well have kept going and done the frame too.

But, the King nonetheless would have been proud. Looks right at home next to his sequined Vegas garb!

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Those grips don't look too bad. Everything else does though.
 

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I learned many years ago that pretty don't shoot. I actually like mine plain and the plainer the better. But, if I need it, I don't care what it looks like as long as it goes bang when I pull the trigger.

Plain parkerized worked well for me in WWII
in the South Pacific with the Marines.

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Originally posted by BillD:
I would say it has to be that candy stiped POS commander that Mad Dog put out recently. Anybody that would do that to a perfectly good handgun must fart a lot in church. No respect!!

BillD..... BITE ME!


TiGGer is NOT a POS as he shoots great. I have been spotted at matches wearing that gun and had people walk up and say... You must be Bubba. I recognized the pistol.


Didn't your Granny ever tell you not to judge a book by it's cover?
Jus cuz you don't like the clothes, don't mean its a POS.

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I got wind , that the 38Stuper that Bubba had painted with yellow stripes , is from the 1950's .

The nerve of that guy . Taking a pistol that he owns and spending his money , to do something like that .
Boy , is this America or what .

Oh , and by the way , that is no POS it does everything it was built to do (except knock steel down
). It runs like a champ and gives us somebody to talk about at the range .

You should see the car he drives .
'66 Corvette with the same yellow and black paint job.......God Bless America
 
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