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Old 01-24-2013, 3:45 PM
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Default My New 5" Sight Tracker aka "Slight Edge"

Loved my 6" Sight Tracker soo much I converted my 5" to a sight tracker as well... This was my STI Edge before...



The Begining by rippspeed1, on Flickr


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Slight Edge by rippspeed1, on Flickr


My 5" Sight Tracker aka "Slight End" by rippspeed1, on Flickr

How I pictured my cuts :


ResizedImage951359072936829 by rippspeed1, on Flickr

Jimmy Vidanes @ 1911 Speed Shop in Riverside Ca doing his Magic:


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ResizedImage951359073055467 by rippspeed1, on Flickr


2013-01-249511-51-5895707 by rippspeed1, on Flickr

Almost done :


2013-01-249516-14-5295149 by rippspeed1, on Flickr


ResizedImage951359073090094 by rippspeed1, on Flickr
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Old 01-24-2013, 6:34 PM
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Did you have Vidannes do the work or did you do it yourself?
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Jimmy Vidanes 1911 Speed Shop is the one doing all the MAGIC ...

I use Jimmy And Jojo Vidanes for all my GunSmithing work ...
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almost done .... Jimmy added 2 lightening holes in the rear


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Barrel Cuts:


2013-01-259510-21-2895420 by rippspeed1, on Flickr


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First range time out with the Slight Edge breaking her in ... Had alot of jams in the first stage but the jams started slowly going away as the day progressed...

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will update with pics soon ... got her grip treated in silicone carbide and the barrel fluted...
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Watching your threads here and on BrianEnos are making me want to send my Edge off!
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Thank you for your kind words brotha...
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heres new pics :
shes almost done just need to have her engraved and hard chromed...

Barrel was Fluted by Jojo Vidanes of JV Industries:


IMG_1132 by rippspeed1, on Flickr


IMG_1133 by rippspeed1, on Flickr


IMG_1134 by rippspeed1, on Flickr

The Carbine Silicone Grip work was also done by Jojo Vidanes of JV Industries:





IMG_1137 by rippspeed1, on Flickr


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Are you noticing any improvement with the Gas Pedal?
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Are you noticing any improvement with the Gas Pedal?
Honestly there's a lot less flip and movement with it... Even running a higher recoil spring
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An update ...

here she is after being laser engraved




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Dang, man! That's hot!
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Sweet shooter. What caliber is this? The recoil is flat, barely any muzzle rise.
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40sw
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Minor or major load? I have only shot 40sw with polymer guns, quite snappy. Great shooting by the way
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Minor or major load? I have only shot 40sw with polymer guns, quite snappy. Great shooting by the way
Major ... My power factor on my 5" is 169 to 172pf and 182pf to 184pf on my 6"
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