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Post by Jon Eulette on 1/20/2019, 3:59 pm

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I am close to selling my version of a New Bomar screw pattern 1911 slide mounted rail. It has lightened cuts on the bottom of the rail to shed some weight. High Speed Low Drag! It will have black anodized finish. Photo is of my prototype. If you are interested in purchasing I will be taking pre-orders. $45 plus $7.20 shipping.1911 Scope Rail - Page 3 Jone_r10
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Post by LenV on 3/2/2019, 8:38 pm

The Nikon Ptactical have a very large cross bolt. They are big enough I had to open up a Picatinny rail to fit one of them. Getting them to fit on a standard Weaver rail takes more then a little work. I like the strength they add so I would rather take away some aluminum then steel.

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Post by MA Mike on 3/3/2019, 2:33 pm

Nice clean work. Looks great! Congrats on the accomplishment.

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Post by mikemyers on 3/21/2019, 7:52 pm

Jon, got my rails today - beautiful, and so much lighter than I expected.  

You did good!!!!!!!!

Thanks for doing this!
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Post by ric1911a1 on 3/21/2019, 8:08 pm

Mine arrived today. Excellent. First class quality.

Thanks, Jon.

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Post by DA/SA on 3/21/2019, 9:25 pm

Got mine as well.

Perfect!

Thanks!

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Post by radjag on 3/27/2019, 5:23 pm

Jon,

I have an STI Range Master in 38 super which I want to experiment with as a Centerfire gun. The slide has a flat top with radiused edges. I will try to post photos. Will your rail fit?

If I send you the slide can you fit one for me? Cost + turnaround time?

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Post by inthebeech on 3/28/2019, 7:24 am

weber1B,
Curious why you are "interested in swapping out your Clark rail?"  They are nearly identical except perhaps for a few grams and a slot location or two.  I am asking because Clark has my Colt slide right now for attaching the same rail you're considering removing.
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Post by weber1b on 3/28/2019, 9:41 am

inthebeech wrote:weber1B,
Curious why you are "interested in swapping out your Clark rail?"  They are nearly identical except perhaps for a few grams and a slot location or two.  I am asking because Clark has my Colt slide right now for attaching the same rail you're considering removing.
The Clark rail is a little too wide and thick for my rings to seat properly and it ultimately caused me some issues. Also the slots are a little shallow and I ended up with some damage to it from the screws. I just thought perhaps a different rail might resolve these issues and in fact swapping the rail has allowed me to set the rings better. I was using my Marvel rail and my Model 52 mount for comparisons. Overall, the swap did what I wanted it to do.

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Post by frazitl2 on 4/29/2019, 8:18 pm

I'd like to purchase one of your new 1911 scope rails.  Please pm me with ordering info or call seven 0 two 278 zero 273

Thanks,

Terry

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Post by Jon Eulette on 5/1/2019, 9:41 am

For those interested in purchasing a RO specific rail please email me. Messaging on this website leaves much to be desired Smile
Expecting rails in 2-3 weeks.
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Post by inthebeech on 5/30/2019, 5:51 am

How is this different/better than a regular Clark rail?
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Post by Jon Eulette on 5/30/2019, 9:00 am

Similar to Clark but has lightening cuts on the bottom (hidden when mounted). Clark is matte finish and these are gloss finish.
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Post by weber1b on 5/30/2019, 9:06 am

inthebeech wrote:How is this different/better than a regular Clark rail?
My experience was the Clark rail had shallower cuts for the scope mount screws and was perhaps slightly wider and it made it difficult for me to attach the scope rings I was using as securely as I would have liked. Since I switched to Jon's rail, I have not had the same issue and have a solid mount.

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Post by JayhawkNavy02 on 5/30/2019, 10:24 am

Looks phenomenal....maybe one can go on my frame mount 1911...lol
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Post by Aprilian on 5/30/2019, 11:45 am

JayhawkNavy02 wrote:Looks phenomenal....maybe one can go on my frame mount 1911...lol
Jon just made my slide into a rail mount and I took the frame mount off.
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Post by DA/SA on 5/30/2019, 12:20 pm

I read this every time you post.
Thank you! (both)

Cecil (CR10X) wrote:...there are 5 times as many topics in Equipment than in Fundamentals and 7.5 times as many topics in Equipment and Ammunition than in Fundamentals. 
And yet, with all the discussion on Equipment and Ammunition, all the 1.5 inch guns being produced, all the sub whatever inch loads being developed, all the new dot sights, etc., etc., etc.; there hasn't been a change in the record score for a 2700 aggregate match in years!  Something to ponder here?

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Post by Sa-tevp on 11/7/2019, 7:22 pm

I had moved from a Clark rail to a RRA steel combo rail to an Eulette rail.

I like how with Weaver low rings a 1" Ultradot is trapped fore and aft from shifting. Nice work, great finish.

(Edit: Now I can get back to working on fundamentals.  Wink )
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Post by LenV on 11/10/2019, 10:10 am

I'm thinking at least one of us should post a picture. Jon's mount on a RO. I was playing with different scopes when I took the pictures.

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Post by javaduke on 11/10/2019, 5:31 pm

Challenge accepted, Len!

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Post by lablover on 11/10/2019, 5:35 pm

javaduke wrote:Challenge accepted, Len!

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Not let’s see it with a dot on it!  I need one of these and may be sending Jon my slide tomount it for me.  

I need to be able to get it off and use filler screws in the holes if I decide to use the gun for 
Eic

Btw, where is the front sight?  Gotta have that
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Post by javaduke on 11/10/2019, 5:46 pm

Sorry, no dot yet, and I'm still waiting for the rings. I found some decent looking Vortex and Aimpoint rings, they all should be here next week, I'll see what works better on this rail. 
I'm in the process of composing a standard reference set of components that I can recommend to my customers unless they have any specific preferences. Jon's rail definitely made the cut Smile

I wouldn't use any filler screws, just remove the rail. The threads are very fine, taking those filler screws in and out may damage them. 
Or better yet, just build another gun for EIC Smile))) Seriously, I'm a firm believer in a concept of proper dedicated tool for a job.

The front sight is there, it is just covered by the rail and is hard to see.

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Post by lablover on 11/10/2019, 5:50 pm

javaduke wrote:Sorry, no dot yet, and I'm still waiting for the rings. I found some decent looking Vortex and Aimpoint rings, they all should be here next week, I'll see what works better on this rail. 
I'm in the process of composing a standard reference set of components that I can recommend to my customers unless they have any specific preferences. Jon's rail definitely made the cut Smile

I wouldn't use any filler screws, just remove the rail. The threads are very fine, taking those filler screws in and out may damage them. 
Or better yet, just build another gun for EIC Smile))) Seriously, I'm a firm believer in a concept of proper dedicated tool for a job.

The front sight is there, it is just covered by the rail and is hard to see.
Oh I have a eic gun...but as a backup..so the sight is hidden under the rail...that’s cool!

Good point in the screws!
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Post by Wes Lorenz on 11/10/2019, 9:33 pm

If you have Jon machine your Burris Z-rings like this; they weight the same a the aluminum Ultra dot rings.
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Post by LenV on 11/11/2019, 7:48 pm

Just an observation. Jon's mount is nice and does exactly what I wanted. However, if what you want is the perfect mount for your Micro this may not be it. I like to mount my Micros in line with the grip. Right where the rear sight your "not" removing is located. Just an observation. If you like your Micro mounted forward then ignore me. Smile

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Post by rich.tullo on 11/11/2019, 9:07 pm

Will it fit between the rear sight and the front sight if I am running Bomars?
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