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I do, but I am not licensed so I can't do them for others.


Yeah I heard you, I don't have any pictures right now, most of the customers like my Checkering style.


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Thatís my Colt with the Black/OD green grips. Feels great in my hands. Love the work. Canít wait to use it in next IDPA match. Thanks James.

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Can we see some fixture pr0n?
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I can't stop drooling!! That is some beautiful work.
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Looks very clean and professionally done (as would be expected). I don't know if I asked already, but do you always stop short of the sides when cutting verticals, and is that a preference or is there some other reason for it?
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Looks very clean and professionally done (as would be expected). I don't know if I asked already, but do you always stop short of the sides when cutting verticals, and is that a preference or is there some other reason for it?
Feel nice when holding the checker (1911 pistol) and my signature.


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We can do checkering on most 1911 frames, Springfield Armory, Colt, Kimber, Ruger and RIA yes Rock Island Armory Frame.






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What is the finish on these 1911s?

What finishes can you apply/do in your shop?
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That last one is either parkerizing, or it's painted to look like parkerizing.
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What finishes can you apply/do in your shop?


Black oxide and parkerized
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This is RIA frame with 20LPI Checker and sandblasted for one of Calguns member and thank you!!





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This is older SS Kimber 1911, Checker, installed new sights and refinished for one of Calguns member and thank you for support!






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Thanks for the great work James, my old Kimber feels and looks like a new pistol!
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Thanks for kind words!!

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Could you do something like a 25 LPI with a really high undercut trigger guard? Also can you do a hand flared Magwell rather than a machined mag funnel? I've been looking for those two things for a while and it seems as though it's a 1970s and 80s race gun style that I want but I'm a little bit picky on what exactly I would want to get
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James, do you also do undercuts? Would be good to show those, I think.
I see a Colt style one above, but wasn't sure if that is the only one you offer.


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Could you do something like a 25 LPI with a really high undercut trigger guard? Also can you do a hand flared Magwell rather than a machined mag funnel? I've been looking for those two things for a while and it seems as though it's a 1970s and 80s race gun style that I want but I'm a little bit picky on what exactly I would want to get


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For a magwell, have you considered getting a Chen Gen2? it doesn't extend the length of the grip.
Want to see more on the undercut as it gets further refined... and sandblasted
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For a magwell, have you considered getting a Chen Gen2? it doesn't extend the length of the grip.
Want to see more on the undercut as it gets further refined... and sandblasted


Sorry, I haven't work on Chen Magwell Gen2 yet. I'm pretty sure you have.


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I guess I should have sent that to the guy you were replying to. Sorry.

I was reading his post as a quote in your reply.

Yes, I have and I love them. It will be easy for you to become and authorized installer.

Both the Gen 1 and Gen 2 magwells require shortening the frame grip so that the length is restored by the magwell.


Gen 1 - 2 piece, magwell soldered or welded onto the frame. uses gov internal components.






Gen 2 - much larger mouth, requires Officer's size internals. 1 piece. I cut the bottom corner into kind of a round butt.
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I guess I should have sent that to the guy you were replying to. Sorry.



I was reading his post as a quote in your reply.



Yes, I have and I love them. It will be easy for you to become and authorized installer.



Both the Gen 1 and Gen 2 magwells require shortening the frame grip so that the length is restored by the magwell.





Gen 1 - 2 piece, magwell soldered or welded onto the frame. uses gov internal components.













Gen 2 - much larger mouth, requires Officer's size internals. 1 piece. I cut the bottom corner into kind of a round butt.

Almost done



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You did awesome jobs on the magwell.
Thank you very much. These are just awesome and Stan is the man. The beauty of these is that even a magazine with a flat base plate will be usable, and for concealment they don't extend the length of the grip.

I don't carry, but I can appreciate the benefit of these magwells.
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Here is my RIA that James checkered for me.
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Here is my RIA that James checkered for me.


Hey Mark, that's Checkered looks really nice!!


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Hello James, I'd like to have my Kimber pro carry 2 front strap checkered 25LPI. Are you taking work?
Would you be willing to extend the vertical lines to the sides?
Can you create a border on top and bottom of the checkering?
What's your turnaround time at this?

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Different style 1911 checkering.




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