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Old 01-13-2011, 19:16   #1
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Adding A Rail To The 1911?

Hey guys... anyone add a rail to their 1911?

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Did you do it yourself or have it done?

I'd like to add one to my Springfield 1911-A1 so I can attach some white-light when needed.
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Old 01-13-2011, 19:20   #2
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Here you go. http://ezine.m1911.org/Tick_frame.htm
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It's pretty ugly, it would get you by in a pinch, but it looks like hell.

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which is similar (copy?) of this
http://www.surefire.com/MR07-Mounting-Rail
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Man, those are just flat out hideous.
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It's pretty ugly, it would get you by in a pinch, but it looks like hell.

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Old 01-13-2011, 19:42   #8
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which is similar (copy?) of this
http://www.surefire.com/MR07-Mounting-Rail
That thing is a $160? What a rape.
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That thing is a $160? What a rape.
See mine recommendation was on $60! Mine is just like a forced kiss, not a rape.
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See mine recommendation was on $60! Mine is just like a forced kiss, not a rape.
A forced kiss?

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I was thinking about this one:

http://www.brownells.com/.aspx/sid=4...GHT_RAIL_MOUNT
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Ugly gun parts in a dime store nylon holster

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It is ugly... but looks as if it'd work... and easy to put on AND take off which means my Springer wouldn't be permanently altered...

Hmmmmm... this Springer is just going to live in my glove box...
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here's a DW Valor with Dawson rail

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Dawson Rail for the win.

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Dawson Rail for the win.
A co-worker had Dave Severns put one on his kimber. Worked out well. If one must go that route it seems like a good one.

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I just got done reading the whole review above & gotta say; THANKS craig19!

After reading the following...

"... the TICK Rail is designed such that, once fitted to the frame, it can be installed and removed without taking out the slide stop... The rail unit has enough flex that it can be slid onto the frame and snap right over the proprietary slide stop pin... What this means is that the pistol can actually be carried in any holster, and the light can be carried already attached to the TICK Rail. Sliding the TICK Rail with light installed onto the pistol is no more difficult or time consuming than sliding a tactical light onto a fixed rail. In fact, it’s probably faster."

... I am ALL about this TICK Rail & will going this route for my G.I. instead of the one at Brownells!
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It's pretty ugly, it would get you by in a pinch, but it looks like hell.
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Man, those are just flat out hideous.
OMG, I'm blind, WTF is that thing. It looks like a the stuff that comes out a cows' backside during diarrhea.
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Hey guys... anyone add a rail to their 1911?

Pictures?

Did you do it yourself or have it done?

I'd like to add one to my Springfield 1911-A1 so I can attach some white-light when needed.
Get a Glock instead.
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That's horrible. A railed 1911 should be cut up and melted down.

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Man, those are just flat out hideous.
Any rail on a 1911 is hideous.
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"I just got done reading the whole review above & gotta say; THANKS craig19!"


Now that is just not fair

http://www.glocktalk.com/forums/show....php?t=1305058

See post #15 & #17

Craig stole stole my link

And he said it was Fugly to boot!

I am the TICK man not Craig! I am the TICK! He is more of a Flea man from what I hear

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Damn, there goes the $60 I paid that hooker tonight, no way I can "perform" now after seeing that picture.
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