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Kimber Bobtail project.

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by joken, Nov 24, 2012.

  1. joken

    joken Corvallis Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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  2. orygun

    orygun West Linn Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Nice job. I do love the way a bobbed 1911 feels in my hand, too. I have a CBOB and while I first thought the bobbed grip looks funny, that thought went away when I shot it!
     
  3. Creeper

    Creeper Ravensdale, WA. Member

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    Satin black hides a lot of boo boos... but it looks like you did yourself a nice job there Ken. Good on ya'! :thumbup:
     
  4. iamme

    iamme Lane County Well-Known Member

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    The next one will go much quicker!!
     
  5. gunjunky

    gunjunky Arlington, WA Active Member

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    joken,

    Nice work, I have built one bobtail gun (a stainless commander) and really like the feel as well. I ordered my frame with the hole drilled in the correct place and just had to fit the part from there. Did you buy a jig to relocate the MSH hole?
     
  6. joken

    joken Corvallis Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Brownells has them. I believe it's a Ed Brown product too. This is my second BT project. I think the jug was around $45.
     
  7. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    I'd like to do that to my Ultra Crimson Carry II but it might take away too much of the already short grip. Even just rounding off the sharp edge would help though.
     
  8. techieguy

    techieguy Well-Known Member

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    Nice job! I don't thnk I would be brave enough to do this myself to my 1911... I would like this done to mine but I have asked my local pistol smith the cost...
     
  9. captqc

    captqc Tigard Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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    Nice! I just did the same to my GSG 1911-22. I have a Dan Wesson CBOB and Ed Brown Kobra carry both bobtailed and I love the feel in my hand.
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