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Kimber 1911 Carbide Slide Serration
« on: June 08, 2015, 08:16:33 PM »
Kimber 1911 Carbide Slide Serration
60 Grit Carbide
O0
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J. Doherty
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Re: Kimber 1911 Carbide Slide Serration
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2015, 08:20:38 PM »
Kimber 1911 Carbide Slide Serration
60 Grit Carbide
O0
...
Interesting...is that something like sand blasting?
Was there serrations on that slide before?
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Re: Kimber 1911 Carbide Slide Serration
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2015, 09:51:57 PM »
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Interesting...is that something like sand blasting?
Was there serrations on that slide before?

I think thats Skateboard tape or something.

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Re: Kimber 1911 Carbide Slide Serration
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2015, 09:52:37 PM »
And I believe it's 60 grit :thumbsup: actually I have no idea...
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Re: Kimber 1911 Carbide Slide Serration
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2015, 10:10:33 PM »
I think thats Skateboard tape or something.

Its Silicon Carbide thats pressed into a 2 Part Epoxy then baked for 3 hours till cured.  :shaka:
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Re: Kimber 1911 Carbide Slide Serration
« Reply #5 on: June 08, 2015, 10:15:37 PM »
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Interesting...is that something like sand blasting?
Was there serrations on that slide before?

Yes the Kimber does come with serrations… Although not very aggressive and the finish
Kimber uses made it as slippery as frog snot on a wet rock! So the Carbide was added in the serration's to add a little abrasive.   :shaka:
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Re: Kimber 1911 Carbide Slide Serration
« Reply #6 on: June 08, 2015, 10:16:21 PM »
And I believe it's 60 grit :thumbsup: actually I have no idea...
and yes 60 Grit
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Re: Kimber 1911 Carbide Slide Serration
« Reply #7 on: June 08, 2015, 11:15:57 PM »
Its Silicon Carbide thats pressed into a 2 Part Epoxy then baked for 3 hours till cured.  :shaka:

Nice work, thanks for the info.