The BlindHogg Checkers A Front Strap

The BlindHogg Checkers A Front Strap

This is a discussion on The BlindHogg Checkers A Front Strap within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; IF you've got the ganoochies to take a file to your frame. Here is how to do it...complete with pictures. Click Here To Go There...

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    The BlindHogg Checkers A Front Strap

    IF you've got the ganoochies to take a file to your frame.
    Here is how to do it...complete with pictures.

    Click Here To Go There


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    Don't know if i wanna try that or not

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    I consider myself fairly well mechanically inclined but,..............NO WAY. I simply buy my weapons already checkered or have a professional do it the right way.

    To me, on a 1911 especially, I consider front strap checkering a must have item. The rougher the better.

    Consider this,the recoil of a revo is one streight back force. A 1911(and other auto's)have a forward "recoil" also. This is the slide slammin' into battery. This,especially in the 1911's that have one of the heavier aftermarket springs.(like a couple of mine)

    I want all the friction that I can get in my grips. ---------

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    Maybe some day, but I'm not up for doing my own work on the part of the gun I can't get replaced after I screw it up.
    eschew obfuscation

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    Another description of this has been done by Jess of OnTarget - and there is a page describing it -

    http://www.ontargetcgw/basefile/diy-check.htm

    I think if done very carefully it could be achieved by quite a lot of people but as is obvious - you don't really get a second chance if you screw up
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    Here's P95's link, with the top level domain fixed: http://www.ontargetcgw.com/basefile/diy-check.htm



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    Oops - thx Matt - sloppy typing this morning
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    This something I'd leave for the pros....if I were to do it I can guarantee the need to get a replacement gun five minutes after starting the project!
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    I'll let the pro's do it !!!
    One shot. One kill.

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    Secondary Weapon - Taurus PT1911 5" 45acp SA with 8+1. Holstered in a Kydex paddle.

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    The "F" in FRAME stands for Forever.

    If you messed up...could probably stipple over it or add weld metal texture....for sure though ya don't want to be making any frame boo boos. Even the slide....iffen you mess that up...you can always buy a new slide.
    You'll kick yourself for messing up that slide but, at least you can order a new one & start over.
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    Perfectly good 1911 frame + file + me = file + paperweight + cursing idiot.
    I am not a gunsmith. Wish I had that talent, but I must resign myself to what I'm good at (fastest beer-opener, expert mess maker, etc.).

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    Thanks but no thanks.

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    Well this is when you are thankful that you know a good gunsmith.

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    Ah, c'mon guys ... just send those guns to Tangle, he's a power tool junky!
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    not for me. Looks like lots of work. Too easy to screw up for me too.
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