Archive for the ‘Heirloom Project’ Category

Heirloom Project Update: The Devil’s in the Details

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Most of the remaining details have been decided for the Heirloom gun being built by Jason Burton. Checkering will be 25lpi. While I was initially concerned about the coarseness of the checkering on the SACS/Warren gun it has proven to be very effective while remaining comfortable enough for long practice sessions. ...

Heirloom Project Update: In The Buff

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

The Caspian frame and slide will be at Heirloom Precision tomorrow. So the gun should be done, what, Friday? Thanks to the Heirloom Project sponsors:

Heirloom Project Interim Update

Monday, February 4th, 2013

While I was on vacation from shooting the past couple of months, the Heirloom Project has been moving forward. Most of the internal parts have been donated by Wilson Combat and have arrived at Heirloom Precision. The final list of parts from Wilson includes: 298BBP - Bulletproof Grip Safety, blue 34S - Extended Ejector ...

A True Heirloom in the Making

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Of all the guns I own, very few are meaningful enough to me that I wouldn’t sell them. Guns, to me, are tools rather than commodities or keepsakes. The first gun I ever bought — embarrassingly a Taurus PT-99 — was sold within about a year of purchase. The same ...