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Old 06-25-2018, 01:37 PM   #1
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Kimber 1911 Long Slide Upgrades

Today my upgrade parts came in for the Kimber by USPS. This is the only upgrades i am doing to this long slide 45acp. I installed a Smith & Alexander Mag guide SS and Hogue Cocobolo finger groove grips.
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Old 06-25-2018, 04:10 PM   #2
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Lookin' real good. You're probably gonna want to get some thick base pads for your mags. It will really help loading with that new mag well. I have a couple of the Wilson mag wells (which look similar) on my 1911s and have found the bigger base pads a must have.
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Looks good, awaiting your range report.
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Old 06-27-2018, 08:12 PM   #4
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I put 50 rounds thru the long slide with no hang ups. Here is a photo after upgrades installed a magwell and Hogue grips.
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Well, I didn't think any improvements were needed on the Long Slide but I stand corrected. I like the magwell a lot.
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