Race Glock – building bigger with Grey Poupon

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It seems that no matter what you do, someone is always complaining about looks like there is a mandatory art appreciation class given to all mall ninjas to get their CCW sash. I ask Fred, “is there any way to please all the ladies?” Fred hangs outside of Walgreens, bums cigarettes from passers by and advises on life between puffs of smoke.

I started with assemlbing Marigold-1 kit, and flared the mag well. This will accept any G17/22/31/34/35 slide and will send a bullet into enemy’s body to pierce and destroy tissue as it would from any other Glock. But is not look good for people, it is “crude” and must be inferior?

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First step to solution is to either get hard or to get wood, or just hard wood. That’s what Fred says. Also, once you get wal-nut, back you go not!

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Wood can get shaped by hands or by mill, just enough to fit the frame.

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Apply glue of choice and let dry. Then shape some more. The smaller hands you have, the harder you have to work.

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Since metal parts are exposed, I decided to paint them with truck bed liner paint for truck beds to line them.

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Is good paint, durable and strong. I wish it come in different black though, not shiny or not happy black, but more solemn or angry black colour.

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As part of the build, few things were made custom to accomodate my freakishly big hands. Mag release was filed from scrap steel to make it useful again.

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It comes out longer and stronger than ever.

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Also slide catch needs to be bigger too.

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Because stock slide catch spring could not handle the increased girth, I use a magnet to keep it down instead of spring.

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Over breakfast I wanted to paint so called “Shelby racing stripe” over the pistol with Grey Poupon to make it “faster”, but changed my mind.

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Cat prefers the look of G17 slide instead of G34.

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I finally had to uglify this pistol with useless accessory: dust shield

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Now Igor demonstrate:

One cat was mostly ignored during making of this build.


Boris

Son of Kalashnikov.


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  • sianmink

    This is actually kind of awesome. That walnut grip is gorgeous, even if entirely weird. What’s up with your freakish freak hands anyway? XD

  • bbmg

    Fantastic article, more of this sort of thing please!

  • wetcorps

    I love this guy.

  • floppyscience

    I love it :D

  • M.M.D.C.

    I like manly writing style. Is good!

    • Anonymoose

      I wonder if he’s related to IVAN?

  • UD

    I really enjoyed this.

  • http://thefirearmblog.com/ James R.

    Best article ever. Next review from me will have a cat/gun combo pic. Yep, I just brought it.

  • Vhyrus

    This article is much better if you read it with Borat narrating in your head.

  • Frosty_The_White_Man

    Now this is fab.

  • Atilla

    Boris is internet-famous again!

  • Mystick

    In the beginning, I was wondering what exactly this article was going for…. but in the end it all made sense.

    I think it would have looked even better if the wooden stock was extended all the way along the slide… or perhaps somehow having a wooden “forestock’, as it were… would have made it look… “Blade-Runner-y”.

    • jamezb

      Ooooooh nice idea.

  • hami

    A great article from a very funny and obviously very talented guy. More please!

  • Daniel E. Watters

    The next logical step would be to create a stamped/folded slide with pinned-in breechblock like the original SIG-Sauer P220-series.

  • Blake

    Nice article.

    I must ask: what’s with the mustard?

  • Nicholas Mew

    Shout to the cat.

  • DiverEngrSL17K

    Funny, informative and a great showcase for Boris’ obvious firearms-building talents — great job with the “Glock”.

    By the way, Boris — you have a beautiful and obviously very patient cat who also likes to be there to “help” :).

  • JumpIf NotZero

    Interesting build and write up, but annoying and hard to read writing.

    Step away from the gimmicks please.

  • Gunhead

    Is Boris related to Ivan Chesnokov?

  • Graham Ringer

    that has to be one of the ugliest guns I have ever seen but, very interesting build and article.

  • the_duck

    Fantastic article, love everything about it!

  • MaryK Kirk

    Love the article, and the kitty too.