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AMT Longslide - 1911 standard grips ??

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Topic: AMT Longslide - 1911 standard grips ??
Posted By: texas yankee
Subject: AMT Longslide - 1911 standard grips ??
Date Posted: 10 Nov 2017 at 2:15pm
I had one of my AMT Longslides mirror polished, and wanted to get some faux pearl or bone or mother-of-pearl grips for it - I'll probably have to buy the grips online, so I'm wondering are the AMT Longslides  standard as far as the grips they take??  Thanks !

Posted By: desertmoon
Date Posted: 10 Nov 2017 at 11:44pm
Are you talking about the Harballer 1911 model in .45 Auto?

If so, it looks like they'll take a standard 1911 grip.  I have looked at several pics of them with just about every type of grip that is normally available.

Posted By: jw4570
Date Posted: 14 Nov 2017 at 11:50pm
It should.  The regular AMT style 1911's take standard 1911 grips.  Never owned a longslide though I think the frame is the same

Posted By: USA 1776
Date Posted: 15 Nov 2017 at 4:34am
The only difference with the longslide is the bbl. length and associated bbl. parts that need to be longer. All other parts interchange w/ 5" Hardballer and most other 1911s. Incl. the grips.

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Posted By: Gerry
Date Posted: 16 Nov 2017 at 2:40am
I wanted one back in the day but a pistolsmith in the area told to buy it but replace all the parts with Colt factory. About 1977.

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