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Old 04-28-2012, 11:17 PM
ABD26 ABD26 is offline
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New to me Caspian 38 Super Race Gun to Limited Modification - Before Photos

Hi all,

I just purchased a used Caspian 38 Super race gun. It's a beauty, but it is a little dated, particularly the scope. I've decided to retrofit the gun since I prefer competing in the limited to the open class. Anyway, here are some BEFORE shots. The gun is with my local and super-talented gunsmith Eric Zinn. We're going to install front and rear sights, shorten the compensator, flatten the top, and clean up the scope mount holes. It will be a beauty. I post some after shots after a few weeks too.

Let me know if you have any suggestions.

photo by ABD37, on Flickr

IMG_1268 by ABD37, on Flickr

Before1 by ABD37, on Flickr

IMG_1303 by ABD37, on Flickr
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Old 05-01-2012, 03:00 AM
supercomp supercomp is offline
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Damn dude, I would have changed out the scope and mount and call it good
That's a nice blaster to be cutting up
racegun driver
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Old 05-01-2012, 08:57 PM
TaxPhd TaxPhd is offline
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If you shorten the comp, you will still be shooting in open. If you ditch the comp, but keep the same caliber, you will be shooting limited minor. I just don't get it.

Put a C-More on it and shoot open. Or sell it and get the limited gun you want.
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Old 05-04-2012, 03:42 PM
Alec Alec is offline
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Here's my older one [new to me] that's going back to into competition.

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Old 06-07-2013, 06:43 PM
ABD26 ABD26 is offline
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A year later update...PHOTOS

A year later, with a new Kart 9mm NM barrel, some cutting, a new Wilson like SDS waffle bushing (manufactured from the old comp), grips, and other stuff, here's what I ended up with.

To finish it, I'm going to polycoat it black, new hammer, blend, and clean it up a bit. It'll be an all purpose blaster. Love how it's turning out.

2013-06-05 13.33.37 by admodecker, on Flickr

2013-06-05 13.33.50 by admodecker, on Flickr

2013-06-05 13.34.04 by admodecker, on Flickr

2013-06-05 13.34.15 by admodecker, on Flickr

2013-06-05 13.35.11 by admodecker, on Flickr
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Old 06-07-2013, 10:56 PM
John McKenzie John McKenzie is offline
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Looks very nice. I think I would add ball cuts to the slide. It would maybe blend the
front piece into the slide a little better. But then I just like ball cut slides! :-)
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