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KC's battle Axe

Post by Axehandle on Mon Jun 13, 2016 1:29 pm

When Larry Nelson prompted us about his conversions early this year I ordered two.  Put one on a pre series II Kimber Super Match frame.  Started fiddling with the trigger and took the parts out.  Saw the saddest looking parts I've ever seen on any 1911, much less a $2400 top of the line gun. Picked up one of KC's Battle Axe hammer/sear/disconnector sets for the frame.  To make a short story shorter I have enjoyed the Nelson Conversion with KC's trigger so much that I'm setting up a second for a backup.  Ordered the Battle Axe Friday.  When the mail ran Monday morning it was in my mailbox....

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Post by BE Mike on Mon Jun 13, 2016 4:42 pm

I have a buddy who has gone through a lot of Kimbers. He is highly disappointed with them. He wouldn't even look at the new Kimber revolver at the NRA Annual Meeting.

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Re: KC's battle Axe

Post by Chris Miceli on Mon Jun 13, 2016 5:18 pm

axe what will make KCs triggers even better is to have them setup by a gunsmith.  I wasn't able to shoot the long roll...sent it to KC to shorten it and now I very much like it.


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Re: KC's battle Axe

Post by Jack H on Mon Jun 13, 2016 6:10 pm

I put a KC ax handle set on a brand new Range officer.  At first it had some creep.  KC said he would fix it.  But later I found the RO had a bit of flash dragging on the trigger itself by the mag release.  I stoned it off and all is good.  It is a very very good trigger.  I will get another soon

Make that "Battle Ax" set.  Smile

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Re: KC's battle Axe

Post by Al on Tue Jun 14, 2016 10:35 am

anyone know if KC will be at Perry?  I'd like to try the Ax setup, before jumping in.
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Re: KC's battle Axe

Post by Jon Eulette on Tue Jun 14, 2016 12:55 pm

He will be there.
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Re: KC's battle Axe

Post by dronning on Tue Jun 14, 2016 1:07 pm

Christopher Miceli wrote:axe what will make KCs triggers even better is to have them setup by a gunsmith.  I wasn't able to shoot the long roll...sent it to KC to shorten it and now I very much like it.

I have 5 of KC's roll triggers, 2 in guns he built.  They are all great but the ones in the guns KC built are exceptional.

- Dave

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Re: KC's battle Axe

Post by kc.crawford.7 on Tue Jun 14, 2016 2:09 pm

Al, I will be there on vendors row in with Larry's Guns.  I will have a pistol that you can dry fire and check out the trigger.

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Re: KC's battle Axe

Post by Sc0 on Tue Jun 14, 2016 11:09 pm

Have 3 of his trigger kits in my Bullseye pistols, would have more but they do get pricey when ordering multiples.

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Re: KC's battle Axe

Post by rebs on Wed Jun 15, 2016 6:33 am

Can someone post a link to order the trigger ?

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Re: KC's battle Axe

Post by kc.crawford.7 on Wed Jun 15, 2016 6:36 am

Here ya go rebs

https://www.kcskustomcreations.com/zc/index.php

Just log in / create an account and you can order directly from the web site.

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Re: KC's battle Axe

Post by Axehandle on Wed Jun 15, 2016 7:33 am

When you have this thing in hand you will read that KC recommends TW25B gun grease to lubricate these parts.  Midway has it..  
https://www.midwayusa.com/product/573734/mil-comm-tw25b-gun-grease-tube

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Re: KC's battle Axe

Post by rebs on Wed Jun 15, 2016 7:54 am

Thank you for the reply and link, I appreciate it

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Re: KC's battle Axe

Post by AllAces on Wed Jun 15, 2016 3:58 pm

Axehandle wrote:When you have this thing in hand you will read that KC recommends TW25B gun grease to lubricate these parts.  Midway has it..  
https://www.midwayusa.com/product/573734/mil-comm-tw25b-gun-grease-tube
Definitely get the grease. I have one of KC's roll triggers and it was not as smooth as when installed. KC recommended using TW25B and it fixed the problem. Now everything gets TW25B.

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Re: KC's battle Axe

Post by kc.crawford.7 on Wed Jun 15, 2016 4:35 pm

And folks I can't emphasize enough, that a little goes a LONG way.  I put a drop about 1/16 of an inch round at the base of the hammer hooks and that's it.  If you use a lot it collects unburned powder, dirt, crud and everything else loose running around in the bottom end of your pistol.

I very soon have it available in my web store along with FireClean.  And of course I'll have it all available at Perry on vendors row.  Come look me up and say hey.

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Re: KC's battle Axe

Post by javaduke on Fri Jun 17, 2016 10:02 am

kc.crawford.7 wrote:And folks I can't emphasize enough, that a little goes a LONG way.  I put a drop about 1/16 of an inch round at the base of the hammer hooks and that's it.  If you use a lot it collects unburned powder, dirt, crud and everything else loose running around in the bottom end of your pistol.

I very soon have it available in my web store along with FireClean.  And of course I'll have it all available at Perry on vendors row.  Come look me up and say hey.

KC, on a slightly off topic, I noticed that your web site has some issues, images are not displayed correctly and contact forms are not submitted properly. If you need any help fixing it, please feel free to PM me.

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Re: KC's battle Axe

Post by kc.crawford.7 on Fri Jun 17, 2016 10:06 am

Thank you for the offer.  Web site is undergoing a major change and a new language as well.  Send me a PM with your info?

Thanks!

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