Old Colt Sistema 1911 reborn

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Old Colt Sistema 1911 reborn

Post by molivo » Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:51 pm

I bought two of these from a member on the board. They were REALLY finish deprived, but otherwise sound. I usually duracoat/gunkote, but i didnt have the heart to do it to an older war horse. So i decided to go with Parkerizing to bring it back to life. This was the result...

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I also ordered a couple 1911 rebuild kits from brownells, and replaced the springs and other maintenance parts. I kept the old ones as spares. [smilie=pdt_xtremez_30.gif]
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Post by Krozi » Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:57 pm

Very nice! Good choice on the park.
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Post by Rentprop1 » Fri Mar 21, 2014 9:58 pm

Matt you should try some of the Zink park for the older greyish color, we did a Remington Rand and it came out awesome
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Re: Old Colt Sistema 1911 reborn

Post by wizard78 » Wed Apr 02, 2014 7:21 am

That looks great Matt. Nice work and choice of refinish. Must see next time I'm up. =D>

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