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Picked it up this morning, I'm very pleased with how it turned out!

Couldn't leave well enough alone and replaced the rear Baer Combat site with a Novak wide notch.
I also had to replace the thumb safety to suit me, it appears they take a standard paddle safety and cut off the extension and on mine, it left a little to sharp of an angle on the end for my tastes. I have a few different styles of safeties laying around so I tried a couple, an original USGI and a factory Colt semi-tear drop. Both worked very positively without any hint of hammer movement, I think I'm going to go with the Colt model. That was the whole point of ordering this pistol with the features it has, I wanted a "Baer tight" *Coltesque* Government Model, IMHO, I think it captures the "feeling" quite well, I couldn't be happier with how it turned out.

Many sincere thanks to Les Baer and the employees at Baer Custom, and a special thanks to Crazy John @ Proload.com for working diligently with me on this project, thanks Mi Amigo!.

National Match Hardball
Tactical Carry Package ("Dehorned" Carry Package for us old guys)
Front Night Sight W/Trijicon insert
Arched & checkered MSH

The customary corrugated Baer presentation box;


50 yard target;


Stock with the exception of the Novak's;


With the USGI safety;


And it's final incarnation (I think ;))


 

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Awesome, Dan. There's something about the simplicity and balance of the "retro" look.
 

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Yep,that's old-school. :shades:
Yes it is. :biglaugh:

We tried to talk Baer into standard dovetail cut on the rear of the slide so I could use a Yost retro rear sight, couldn't get him to do it though. :bawling:
 

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Awesome, Dan. There's something about the simplicity and balance of the "retro" look.
Thank you, Frank.

I was pretty happy when I opened that brown box. :dancingbananna:
 

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"Presentation box"...:rofl: I like that.

VERY nice pistol OD...definately different...especially for a Baer.
 

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Thank you, Ridge.
 

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That is a beauty OD, very nice.
 

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Thank you, I appreciate that, Boss. ;)
 
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