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Forum: Other 1911's 02-14-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
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, 01:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,199
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, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
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, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
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, 03:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,077
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, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 792
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, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
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, 12:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,199
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, 06:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,395
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, 11:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,405
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, 09:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,405
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, 06:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,405
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.
Forum: Other 1911's 01-16-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,405
Posted By AlchemyCustom
ACW at Shot Show

Well people...it's that time of year again. The big twist is that I'll actually be in the booth at SHOT this year. We're at booth 508. Stop by and see just what the hell I have to say. You never...
Forum: Springfield Armory 01-15-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,706
Posted By AlchemyCustom
Funny you say that. I was thinking the exact same...

Funny you say that. I was thinking the exact same thing when I typed that. :biglaugh:
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-14-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By AlchemyCustom
Almost looks like weld to me.

Almost looks like weld to me.
Forum: Other 1911's 01-14-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,077
Posted By AlchemyCustom
Standard guns have no perceivable lockup and you...

Standard guns have no perceivable lockup and you can turn the bushing with your fingers.

Accuracy guarantee guns have a hard fit angle bore thick bushing and semi hard lockup. Since they're...
Forum: Springfield Armory 01-13-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,706
Posted By AlchemyCustom
This is the way the FBI wanted the ejector...just...

This is the way the FBI wanted the ejector...just sayin'.
Forum: Springfield Armory 01-13-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,706
Posted By AlchemyCustom
You should pin the back leg too. :eek:

You should pin the back leg too. :eek:
Forum: Other 1911's 01-13-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,077
Posted By AlchemyCustom
It's a Russian bot answering all the questions. ...

It's a Russian bot answering all the questions.

Earlier a question was asked about purpose built bullseye guns that I didn't answer. Short answer: We don't build those. If you go to the website...
Forum: Springfield Armory 01-09-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By AlchemyCustom
You're kinda stuck with a stake on style front...

You're kinda stuck with a stake on style front sight on those. Not enough room to dovetail it. (if memory serves me correctly)
Forum: Other 1911's 12-31-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By AlchemyCustom
He is indeed wrong handed. I call it a birth...

He is indeed wrong handed. I call it a birth defect. I remember being in grade school and wondering how some kids could write with their other hand. My mom took me to the doctor because I wanted to...
Forum: Other 1911's 12-31-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By AlchemyCustom
Well then, you can't take me serious. :biglaugh:

Well then, you can't take me serious. :biglaugh:
Forum: Other 1911's 12-30-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By AlchemyCustom
ACW Brimstone Review

Go check this guy out, I really like the way he reviews stuff. He's funny and totally off the cuff. BTW, I don't know him, never met him and he's not paying me. :biglaugh:
...
Forum: Les Baer 12-23-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By AlchemyCustom
Between 4 and 4 1/2 is standard for all. You can...

Between 4 and 4 1/2 is standard for all. You can order the 3 1/2# trigger tune for a bit extra. It used to be a $75 option.
Forum: Other 1911's 12-22-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,077
Posted By AlchemyCustom
You want a video? :biglaugh: Standard fit-...

You want a video? :biglaugh:

Standard fit- No perceivable lockup at all. The slide operates easily but there still SHOULD be contact between both lower barrel lugs and the slide stop pin in...
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