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#5514322 - 01/01/15 09:15 PM 1911 magwell question
SpoonPlatoon Offline
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Thinking about putting a magwell on my new Sig 1911. It currently has CRimson Trace grips. Which would be better or easier a standard magwell or a one piece magwell/mainspring housing?
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#5514337 - 01/01/15 09:18 PM Re: 1911 magwell question [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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The mainspring housing is much better than a standard magwell. The Tecwell is the best, however.
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#5514513 - 01/01/15 10:22 PM Re: 1911 magwell question [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
jab3006 Offline
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Mainspring\magwell combo for sure. Much better fit in my opinion.

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#5514676 - 01/02/15 12:03 AM Re: 1911 magwell question [Re: Tactical Cowboy]
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Originally Posted By: Tactical Cowboy
The mainspring housing is much better than a standard magwell. The Tecwell is the best, however.


It better be for that price!!!
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#5515105 - 01/02/15 10:05 AM Re: 1911 magwell question [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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I put a Wilson Combat drop in well on a SA. I have to carve out the back of the grips so they seat right. Its a beating.



Get a Ed Brown (snakeskin is awesome) or Wilson MSH w/ magwell.
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#5515117 - 01/02/15 10:09 AM Re: 1911 magwell question [Re: Chickenman]
Tactical Cowboy Offline
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Originally Posted By: Chickenman
I put a Wilson Combat drop in well on a SA. I have to carve out the back of the grips so they seat right. Its a beating.



Get a Ed Brown (snakeskin is awesome) or Wilson MSH w/ magwell.

I had one of those pictured. It sucked.
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#5515253 - 01/02/15 11:12 AM Re: 1911 magwell question [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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What would make it suck, if I may ask?
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#5515310 - 01/02/15 11:46 AM Re: 1911 magwell question [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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I put the Techwell on my Dan Wesson..
I like it a lot.. has held up great

This is the TGO version and with the aluminum grips..
I run the G10 with thumb relief to get to the magazine release button easier now..

http://tacticalgunreview.com/staff-review-techwell-tgo-magwell/#more-15180
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#5515317 - 01/02/15 11:51 AM Re: 1911 magwell question [Re: Bullfrog]
Tactical Cowboy Offline
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It's barely better than no magwell.
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#5515572 - 01/02/15 02:09 PM Re: 1911 magwell question [Re: Tactical Cowboy]
jab3006 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Tactical Cowboy
Originally Posted By: Chickenman
I put a Wilson Combat drop in well on a SA. I have to carve out the back of the grips so they seat right. Its a beating.



Get a Ed Brown (snakeskin is awesome) or Wilson MSH w/ magwell.

I had one of those pictured. It sucked.


X2!!!

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#5515578 - 01/02/15 02:11 PM Re: 1911 magwell question [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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Registered: 06/26/13
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I have the Wilson combat magwell and mainspring on my kimber and like it.

Walter

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#5516247 - 01/02/15 07:55 PM Re: 1911 magwell question [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
AP2714 Offline
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Registered: 07/10/14
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Put a Smith and Alexander on my Kimber 1911. Easy install and fabulous fit.

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#5516295 - 01/02/15 08:20 PM Re: 1911 magwell question [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
SpoonPlatoon Offline
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How will my Crimson trace grips fit with the addition of a magwell? Do you normally have to trim grips?
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#5516303 - 01/02/15 08:24 PM Re: 1911 magwell question [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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Just depends. The 1911 platform is not plug and play most of the time stuff has to be hand fit. That is what makes it the gun it is.

Walter

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#5516314 - 01/02/15 08:31 PM Re: 1911 magwell question [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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Usually they will need a little trimming.
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