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Forum: Springfield Armory 03-31-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By AlchemyCustom
The Custom Shop thing is a shame. Trouble is,...

The Custom Shop thing is a shame. Trouble is, they could be selling a ton of high end custom guns if they had the right mix of models and the right plan.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-31-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 554
Posted By AlchemyCustom
olddoc, go to the 5:00 mark, there might be some...

olddoc, go to the 5:00 mark, there might be some tips there for you. I'm doing a list of the challenging parts and I'll shoot some videos to isolate those with some tricks to make things easier.
Forum: Other 1911's 03-30-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By AlchemyCustom
Sorry, it wasn't a very helpful video. After...

Sorry, it wasn't a very helpful video. After watching it, I realized that I glossed over some areas that I could have spent a bit more time detailing.

It may be amusing to watch but not an...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 943
Posted By AlchemyCustom
Chuck's tune logic makes a lot of sense. He is a...

Chuck's tune logic makes a lot of sense. He is a real student of all the forces at work here. Very few people go that far with it.
Forum: Other 1911's 03-26-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,768
Posted By AlchemyCustom
Just gotta get it blued now. Problem is,...

Just gotta get it blued now.

Problem is, the state of Indiana has shut down all non-essential businesses until April 7th. So, we've got a bit of time to wait just yet.
Forum: Other 1911's 03-23-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 403
Posted By AlchemyCustom
Good eye. It's a very traditional for the time...

Good eye. It's a very traditional for the time period style of high cut. Best left alone.
Forum: Other 1911's 03-17-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By AlchemyCustom
Forum: Other 1911's 03-16-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By AlchemyCustom
You have a .45 Cal Prime Elite? I can send you...

You have a .45 Cal Prime Elite? I can send you out a standard slide stop if you want to put it in and try it. I can pre-fit one because I know where all the work needs to be done. Let me know.
...
Forum: Other 1911's 03-13-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By AlchemyCustom
Accuracy guarantees are not something that gets...

Accuracy guarantees are not something that gets tagged onto Commander sized pistols very often in the larger semi custom build world. Baer doesn't offer their guarantee on any of the 4.25" guns so it...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-11-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,593
Posted By AlchemyCustom
Your issue is not one of keeping things clean or...

Your issue is not one of keeping things clean or properly lubricated. Your issue is likely one of the following three:

1.) Barrel timing/possible barrel bump (proper link setup and clearance)
2.)...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-06-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,641
Posted By AlchemyCustom
You're a genius. Next, cut those useless upper...

You're a genius. Next, cut those useless upper lugs off that barrel and run it that way.
Forum: Springfield Armory 03-02-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,464
Posted By AlchemyCustom
The frame is Periwinkle Blue to me. Kind of an...

The frame is Periwinkle Blue to me. Kind of an odd idea in my opinion. It sure didn't keep them from being popular though.
Forum: Other 1911's 02-22-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By AlchemyCustom
Current yes, but probably on par with DW's pre...

Current yes, but probably on par with DW's pre 2011 guns.
Forum: Other 1911's 02-14-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,415
Posted By AlchemyCustom
If you want, I can replace your .175" tall front...

If you want, I can replace your .175" tall front sight with a .185" tall front. I have a bunch of them incoming. It's as simple as Priority Mailing your slide to me. I will have to refinish your...
Forum: Springfield Armory 02-12-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,211
Posted By AlchemyCustom
Yes. The Custom Shop was started prior to Les...

Yes. The Custom Shop was started prior to Les arriving at Springfield in 1991/1992. Les Lucas (APG Member), Rick Keegan, Lenny Brown and couple of other guys were already there under the guidance of...
Forum: Springfield Armory 02-07-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,466
Posted By AlchemyCustom
Guess who was working at Springfield at the time...

Guess who was working at Springfield at the time period posted by "Justin Pratt" above. Never heard of Justin Pratt. The job title kills me. "VIP Chairman to the Executive Director of Sales...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-06-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By AlchemyCustom
Hard chrome likes to gather at the edges too...or...

Hard chrome likes to gather at the edges too...or maybe it's just when APW does the chrome.
Forum: Other 1911's 02-06-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,855
Posted By AlchemyCustom
Not everyone that buys guns posts on forums. I...

Not everyone that buys guns posts on forums. I would guess it's around 2 percent that actually actively post on some sort of gun forum. I have seen a couple of threads crop up over the years in the...
Forum: Springfield Armory 02-04-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By AlchemyCustom
I should have monetized that video. I'd be...

I should have monetized that video. I'd be retired by now. :biglaugh:
Forum: Other 1911's 02-04-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By AlchemyCustom
I'm taking the Charcoal bluing to the level it...

I'm taking the Charcoal bluing to the level it always should have been offered. Others have it available but they cop out and bead blast the rounds. This makes the gun look not much different than a...
Forum: Springfield Armory 02-03-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,211
Posted By AlchemyCustom
Springfield Custom invented the market for semi...

Springfield Custom invented the market for semi custom 1911's. They just have not prioritized the business model as others have.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-01-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,065
Posted By AlchemyCustom
Definitely if you anodize your frame you will be...

Definitely if you anodize your frame you will be very happy with it's durability. Choose a lesser "coating" and disappointment will follow.
Forum: Other 1911's 01-28-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,918
Posted By AlchemyCustom
You can always ask. If we haven't started your...

You can always ask. If we haven't started your build yet, I don't see why not.
Forum: Other 1911's 01-17-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,918
Posted By AlchemyCustom
Exactly. I ended up getting a pretty nice photo...

Exactly. I ended up getting a pretty nice photo of the Carbonia blued gun in some natural light and posted it up on my Instagram page. It really shows the hue that it has in comparison to hot salt...
Forum: Other 1911's 01-16-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,918
Posted By AlchemyCustom
Lots of configurations meaning lots of finish...

Lots of configurations meaning lots of finish configurations. Chrome, Two Tone, Blued, Color Case Frame, Carbonia Blued, Nitre blued controls etc.

No rail guns. No RMR guns. No double stack guns.
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