Been there done that several times. Group 2 beavertails all use the compound frame radius developed by Wilson Combat. Type 1 beavertails present their own installation challenge. Monkeyleg- I'll reiterate what Killer45 said-for whatever reason, I do better with a "pad" than a "slope" on a beavertail. Early Loaded model frames are cut for Wilson pattern beavertails and later ones are cut for a. By centering the beavertail in the frame and fitting it to eliminate side-to-side movement, I'm able to grind and blend the exterior to its best appearance and most comfortable fit in your hand.
I've had better grips safeties installed on three Kimbers.
I've not used a Wilson, but if you have a series I gun (no firing pin safety), then the Chip. › Gun Parts › Handgun Parts › Recoil Parts.
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This is a Kimber grip safety featuring a tactical bump. The high sweep design Wilson Combat Beavertail Grip Safety Semi Drop-In Series 70, 80 Blue.
Brian, When you say it won't work with a Brown safety, that is it won't drop in, correct? Group 2 beavertails all use the compound frame radius developed by Wilson Combat.
Group 2's are generally ground to rough shape, using a template, then filed to fit by hand. Early Loaded model frames are cut for Wilson pattern beavertails and later ones are cut for a. I guess I have to learn to like the Kimber safety or pony up the funds for gunsmithing.
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A friend has one that he traded for and I keep trying to talk him out of it I get allot of "oops" jobs where people want me to try to clean it up or fix it after they botch it. If you have an objection to the hole being exposed, you'd be well advised to select a Group 3 safety, that doesn't raise the hand quite so high.
Does anyone know of a drop-in grip safety for the Kimber Classic? I have a beater Norinco which I love more than my kimber but that is another story that I used the Brown beaver tail jig.
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|Reminds me of the old saying "You can always take more metal off but you can't put any back on. It has more to do with the thickness and relative size of one's hand, mostly, as to which style is best. Brian's point about not being able to put metal back is well taken.
A Group 1 beavertail can be fit, but will require a good bit of weld build up. The bottom face will always be matched to be flush in the safety-disengaged gripped in hand position, to give a comfortable grip.
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The Baer beavertail is very similar to the. Group 2 safeties are a little less likely to expose the hole than Group 1 safeties.
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Some fitting may be required. A. Thread: Need "Memory Bump" Beavertail Safety my Custom II - which one? I would like to upgrade my Kimber Custom II with a "memory bump" type beavertail grip safety. What are Also doesn't Wilson Combat make one? Processing Wilson Combat Government Drop-In Beavertail Grip Safety, Blue. Quickview Kimber Grip Safety, Black.
The wide, flat Colt factory style works best for me, compared to the "flipped up" beavertails.
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FWIW, Art. I fixture the frame in the milling machine and re-machine the gap to allow a near-zero side-to-side clearance of. Current production beavertail grip safeties can be divided into three main groups: those with a. Monkeyleg- I'll reiterate what Killer45 said-for whatever reason, I do better with a "pad" than a "slope" on a beavertail. Group 2 safeties are a little less likely to expose the hole than Group 1 safeties.