This is absolutely true. Most Colts are “crooked”, and need to be straightened out. The standard amongst top 1911 smiths is so high that many don’t/won’t deal with them.
I own or have handled Colt's from many of the top makers and can say with confidence Lou is in the club.
Lou is on the top level.
Yes, the pistols Lou makes are generally of a different style, but the attention to detail and consistency of execution makes all the difference in high end customs.
I am really going out of my way not to stir-up shit, but also this is a hill I am prepared to die on...
This. Seasonal change are the times when most corrosion damage is done for things that are being stored and not used. Rust never sleeps and when there is a shift in temperature, moisture in the air will condense on cooler surfaces. Before long term storage make sure that your guns are dry and...
I will usually stop bidding when an "NR" or account with 1-3 feedback on small items starts going bid for bid towards the end of the auction. Either its a shill or an idiot that may or may not actually pay for the item.