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Old 05-04-2004, 08:08 PM
ddhotbot ddhotbot is offline
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norinco 1911 add ons?




hi guys i just joined this forum and the 1911 fan club.i bought a 95% norinco from a friend at the range.what upgrades would you do too this pistol for comfort,cosmedics etc?it will be used mostly for plinking maybe home protection.i dont want too waste alot of money on add ons that really dont help.just want too hear about the add ons that helped your performance,feel,etc.thanks in advance don
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Old 05-04-2004, 10:59 PM
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I have 3 Norks, one I added a drop in beaver tail grip safety and smoothed out the edges of the frame where the safety fits.
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Old 05-05-2004, 01:08 AM
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I've done nothing to mine

and have had no problem sof any sort. I like it just like it is.

OR

Follow this link to see where you could take it.

I do not think anything on the gun 'needs' to be changed. That is as long as it works. shoot it and find out, then decide what you want to do.
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Old 05-05-2004, 08:20 AM
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If it ain't broke, don't fixit! IMO people add bells and whistles to 1911a1's that are not needed. Wring the gun out and change what you think needs to be changed.
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Old 05-05-2004, 04:23 PM
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I bought a used one that had been shot verry little and found it was just fine as is.
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Old 05-13-2004, 10:43 AM
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I would do something with the sights. Nothing special, Set of Novaks helps other than that I think the guns are good to go! ...maybe a trigger job to crisp it up a bit.
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Old 05-13-2004, 11:19 AM
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Other than the sights, I'd leave it alone if it shoots well.
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Old 05-13-2004, 01:37 PM
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Hello.

Here's what I did to mine:

http://www.pistolsmith.com/viewtopic...hlight=norinco

The lightly-modified Norinco continues to serve well today:

http://www.hipowersandhandguns.com/W...and%201911.htm

Best and good luck.
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