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#6268434 - 04/20/16 12:20 PM 1911 Race Gun
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Who out there builds race guns in Texas? I am thinking about building one on a kimber full size or pro. Thoughts?
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#6268574 - 04/20/16 01:42 PM Re: 1911 Race Gun [Re: Kung Fu Widgeon]
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Registered: 01/22/09
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Loc: Kerrville
Don't do it on a Kimber. Do it on something actually worth turning into a racegun.

STI is the way to go here in Texas.

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#6268700 - 04/20/16 03:23 PM Re: 1911 Race Gun [Re: Kung Fu Widgeon]
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My gunsmith once told me that if you're getting a 1911 and don't plan on modifying much besides replacing parts then Kimber is the way to go (this was back in the early 2000's). Because they are pretty decently finished from the factory and would take a lot to go back in there and remodify. If u want a full blown slide and frame customizing with a custom/aftermarket barrel then get the cheapest Springfield. It is so rough that it's the perfect base to refit everything and basically use just the frame and slide.

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#6268702 - 04/20/16 03:26 PM Re: 1911 Race Gun [Re: Kung Fu Widgeon]
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Registered: 03/09/09
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Probably would benefit from reading and asking at Brian Enos' forum. He was a top tier IPSC competitor.

http://www.brianenos.com/forums

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#6268726 - 04/20/16 03:42 PM Re: 1911 Race Gun [Re: Kung Fu Widgeon]
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#6269015 - 04/20/16 07:11 PM Re: 1911 Race Gun [Re: Kung Fu Widgeon]
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Why not just buy a frame and a slide then?
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#6269189 - 04/20/16 08:45 PM Re: 1911 Race Gun [Re: Kung Fu Widgeon]
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If going full custom them SVI Infinity, arguably the best custom 1911/2011 race guns on the planet. Right here in Texas too!

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#6269881 - 04/21/16 10:54 AM Re: 1911 Race Gun [Re: Dien]
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Originally Posted By: Dien
If going full custom them SVI Infinity, arguably the best custom 1911/2011 race guns on the planet. Right here in Texas too!


Yup.

If you don't feel like dropping $4-5k though, call Jimmy Mitchell in Breckenridge.
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#6270698 - 04/21/16 08:49 PM Re: 1911 Race Gun [Re: Tactical Cowboy]
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Originally Posted By: Tactical Cowboy
Originally Posted By: Dien
If going full custom them SVI Infinity, arguably the best custom 1911/2011 race guns on the planet. Right here in Texas too!


Yup.

If you don't feel like dropping $4-5k though, call Jimmy Mitchell in Breckenridge.



+1 on Jimmy. He just finished making my STI what it should have been from the factory. He is very knowledgeable and does great work for a good price.

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#6271043 - 04/22/16 08:22 AM Re: 1911 Race Gun [Re: Kung Fu Widgeon]
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#6271587 - 04/22/16 02:48 PM Re: 1911 Race Gun [Re: Misfire]
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Originally Posted By: Misfire
Originally Posted By: Tactical Cowboy
Originally Posted By: Dien
If going full custom them SVI Infinity, arguably the best custom 1911/2011 race guns on the planet. Right here in Texas too!


Yup.

If you don't feel like dropping $4-5k though, call Jimmy Mitchell in Breckenridge.



+1 on Jimmy. He just finished making my STI what it should have been from the factory. He is very knowledgeable and does great work for a good price.

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That's fairly typical of sti haha.
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#6271626 - 04/22/16 03:25 PM Re: 1911 Race Gun [Re: Kung Fu Widgeon]
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You won't find better than from Hayes Custom Guns out of Round Rock

https://www.facebook.com/HayesCustomGuns

Aaron and his brother build the finest in my opinion.
Aaron is on team Benelli 3 gun team and they all run his 2011s

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