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Old February 21st, 2013, 06:56 PM   #31
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Finally got my pics resized and uploaded... I hope the project work on this one starts soon. When I get started I will try to keep up with it in pic form and post them. By the way , you guys sure do have some SWEET looking BHs.
Looks good baydog - you can keep us updated here or on the other thread or start your own thread. Let us know what you're planning to do. Is that a 45Colt or 45ACP?

If you use a photo site like Photobucket you can import photos directly into your posts instead of the smaller attachments. Not hard to do and is free. They're easier to see that way but it's up to you.

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Wave, I will check out the pic tip, thanks. As far as my girl, she is a 45colt. I will start with some grips from swindler. Then a swap to an unfluted cyliner. After that she will prob go to Bowen's for a tune-up. Then who knows...maybe some engraving. Swindler has my bisley now, making some ebony grips. I just have to decide on a wood type for the bird grips. Maybe some holly for a cool contrast.?.?.?.?
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Wave, I will check out the pic tip, thanks. As far as my girl, she is a 45colt. I will start with some grips from swindler. Then a swap to an unfluted cyliner. After that she will prob go to Bowen's for a tune-up. Then who knows...maybe some engraving. Swindler has my bisley now, making some ebony grips. I just have to decide on a wood type for the bird grips. Maybe some holly for a cool contrast.?.?.?.?
Can't wait to see all your mods; hope it gets you into BHOG. Getting a little lonely out here.
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Can't wait to see all your mods; hope it gets you into BHOG. Getting a little lonely out here.
I hope so too , Rod. Your little lady is the ispiration for my project. I would definately never "copy" your gun , but mine will be patterned after yours without a doubt. That unfluted cylinder is off the chain ! I would like to get the name and contact info. of your "smith" , Rod , if I could. Also, does anyone know an engraver that is reasonable ? Any tips would be greatly appreciated.
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I hope so too , Rod. Your little lady is the ispiration for my project. I would definately never "copy" your gun , but mine will be patterned after yours without a doubt. That unfluted cylinder is off the chain ! I would like to get the name and contact info. of your "smith" , Rod , if I could. Also, does anyone know an engraver that is reasonable ? Any tips would be greatly appreciated.
Wouldn't bother me if you did. Glad the Boars Head is giving you inspiration. The Gunsmith is Ken Doherty; he did the grips; front sight and cylinder. He also does engraving. Here is his website:

Custom Stock and Pistol Grip Checkering and Carving

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Bird's Head and Leather

Here's a few pics of my new El Paso Saddlery Tom Threeperson's holster, for a 3 " barrel "new" Vaquero. It's well made, a perfect fit, very compact and IMO pretty darn good lookin'. I plan on using it with my Vaquero Montado too. I wear it with a regular belt. Not a "gun belt".

It's nice and compact and will conceal under a loose shirt.


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Also, does anyone know an engraver that is reasonable ? Any tips would be greatly appreciated.
I really like this guys work, and also the ease in which you can choose the level of coverage, and he seems very affordable even to the average shooter:

The Gun Engraver, Jim Downing, Fine Engraving on Firearms and Knives

Here is another master, Michael Gouse who's work can be seen on page 4 of this thread:

http://www.gousefreelancefirearmsengraving.com/

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That's a beautiful rig. I like EPS equipment, that gun looks right at home in it.
Thanks for sharing.
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Yes very nice leather! I am going to be in need of a cross draw rig for hunting, probably something with a flap on it in nylon.

Anyway, found this beautiful example of an OM BH Vaquero done by engraver Michael Gouse and must share:

http://www.gousefreelancefirearmsengraving.com/




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That is beautiful, thanks for sharing.
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Dunno who this belongs to, but its nice


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teckhardt could you post a link to the photo or pm me the link? That's a beautiful piece of work! I am glad to see this thread attracting things like this.
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teckhardt could you post a link to the photo or pm me the link? That's a beautiful piece of work! I am glad to see this thread attracting things like this.
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Saw this on another site. Really like the fluted cylinder on the little shopkeep'.

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