Derr Precision

Archive: November 2018

One of the new Colt 9mm 1911 which are very nice to work with. Full rebuild with Kart barrel, EGW bushing. E2 internals, 25 lpi checkering. Grips by ” A Woman’s Touch” in Texas. Leather by Bianchi.  

Ion Bond over Hard Chrome, Chen Gen 2 magwell and carbon fiber grips. Prototype thumb safety.  Headed to Texas.

Built for CC in “Condition Three”. Colt frame and a new slide with a flat serrated back end. Kart barrel, EGW custom cut bushing. Derr Precision grip safety. Synthetic snake skin pattern grips. Finished in black Ion Bond. Bianchi holster.

A nice carry rig, Colt Commander and Exodus Leather.  The grips are snakewood. All the internals were replaced with bar stock. Slide to frame refit for a Kart barrel. EGW bushing and a Derr Precision grip safety. Flat topped and arrow pattern, Yost gold line front sight, Heinie rear. Checkering is 25 lpi. Finished in a polished blue.

This is the first of 11 commissioned builds which will be a four year commitment for me. Each decade of the Colt 1911 will be represented with a build in the predominant style of the era using a period base gun. This is the 1950’s. Bullseye was king back then, this has been fit with a High Standard rear sight which I serrated and a Patridge ramped front sight. The barrel is Colt which has been welded up and refit…