Project "Straight Six" Limited gun... pic heavy!!!
I have finally picked up my STI Perfect 10 after 8 month wait ... I have major plans for this and will post pics of the updates here...
STI Perfect 10 Stock:
My Perfect 10 STOCK!!! by rippspeed1, on Flickr
First thing I've added :
Project Straight Six begins by rippspeed1, on Flickr
whats waiting for it to be fitted by 1911SpeedShop in Riverside California:
Just swapped out the black grip with a grey grip, dawson precision magwell and added the extended mag release:
Little Brother and Big Brother prt 1 by rippspeed1, on Flickr
Little Brother and Big Brother prt 4 by rippspeed1, on Flickr
from the crazy man from 1911 speedshop in Riverside
Project Straight Six by rippspeed1, on Flickr
Project Straight Six 2 by rippspeed1, on Flickr
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Almost there :
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Just a quick update ... Shes almost home and I'll post pics
2012-10-179518-09-2395941 by rippspeed1, on Flickr
after she comes home ... the barrel will get some serrations and a nice coat of TiN and the slide and frame will get modified for New SV Mags and hard chrome...
Still on the fence about the thumb rest...
Rear cuts by rippspeed1, on Flickr
Little update ... almost done!!! Jimmy Vidanes is just waiting on a drill bit for the final cuts
Looking good. She is gonna run even better
just a small update
Few more updates ... lightening cuts are in on the slide just the barrel is left...
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Choosey Shooters Choose Jiff for the stand !!! LOL
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Almost done just need the grip to be worked on
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Grip work is done... I need to get carbide silicone on the grip ...
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I zero'ed before shooting the match... Didnt even need to adjust the sight it was dead on already.
The slide feels soo slow compared to my STI Edge ... But the gun shoots flat and straight... Very Happy with how she turned out... I ended up use a 5" Guide Rod and Reverse plug and a 9lbs Sprinco w/ a Dawson Aluma Buff...
Just Finished @ the Laser Engravers ...
Tell me what you guys think ???
straight_six_04 by rippspeed1, on Flickr
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straight_six_02 by rippspeed1, on Flickr
brother, damn you got good taste... I absolutely loved looking at these pics...
That thing looks like a hot rod. I would love to see some finished pics.
Heres couple of range reports:
Final weight 39.6oz vs Stock 45oz
Together again ...
Silicone Carbide Grip By Taran Tactical Innovations
Together again by rippspeed1, on Flickr
had to get it bead blasted by Jimmy Vidanes @ 1911 Speed Shop to take the surface rust off ...
Project Straight Six "1911 Speed Shop" by rippspeed1, on Flickr
Project Straight Six "DVC" by rippspeed1, on Flickr
Just Got her back from TechPLate for chroming . I still need to have the sights put in and just need to get the lower portion of the barrel TiN coated ... but going to shoot her this weekend
I also add a gogun gas pedal
heres the porn:
IMG_1041 by rippspeed1, on Flickr
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been having issues with my barrel not accepting 1.180 OAL Lead... So I ended up shortening my OAL by alot... I ended with 1.155 to 1.160 OAL for it to run flawlessly...
But, heres my vid for today ... could have done better and focused more...
I don't know anything about competitive shooting but this thread makes me want to learn! Incredible gun!
Thank you guys for the kind words...
KeepitCal there's a huge USPS community in the bay area. Matter fact I'm heading to Sacramento this April to competite in the Golden Bullet Championship.
wow she sure is a beauty!
niceeee, cool video,
Perfect 10 is a under statement, that is thing is Pure Awesome!!!!! Thanks for sharing!
Damn it guess the pics didnt come out ...
Wowowoowwowow that can never leave the safe now ahahahhaha
one of the nicest 1911 builds on the forum for sure woweee
Thank you guys for your kind words...
No way dude
i just came back for an update. Hell yeah! I have a 2011 frame on the way. I am stoked.
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