Jimenez new slide markings

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Jimenez new slide markings

Postby Flowmaster » Thu May 10, 2018 6:45 am

It looks like Jimenez has ditched their old rollmark die in favor of an engraver. I'm not sure if its a laser or what, but their new JA22s now say Jimenez Arms Makers of Affordable Firearms right on the slide. That's the slogan they have on their new boxes.

I wish I had a picture, but I was in a gun show that doesn't allow photography. It looked like they had the coatings/finish put on the slides, then engraved them as the engraving was very bright and looked like bare metal showing through in contrast to the finished surface around the lettering.

Has anyone seen the new engraving? I can't find pictures online.
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Re: Jimenez new slide markings

Postby Papa G » Thu May 10, 2018 10:32 am

Maybe it was just something that Jimenez did for the display JA-22. I tried an online search also to try and find it I got a heap of pictures, but nothing that fit you description! :)
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Re: Jimenez new slide markings

Postby adare » Sat May 12, 2018 6:20 pm

Yes I was at the gun show last weekend and seen a few JA22 in different colors and it looked liked they are lasered. The color that look good to me was the red that really popped.
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Re: Jimenez new slide markings

Postby FergusonTO35 » Mon May 14, 2018 8:41 am

I'm glad to see they are trying something new. Still, most people are going to read "makers of affordable firearms" as "cheap". I certainly do. Might as well use the Lorcin slogan of "Proudly making the world's most affordable handguns."
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Re: Jimenez new slide markings

Postby 84minieldo » Mon May 28, 2018 3:47 pm

...maybe this was that "secret project"
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Re: Jimenez new slide markings

Postby adam01364 » Mon May 28, 2018 7:11 pm

84minieldo wrote:...maybe this was that "secret project"
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Re: Jimenez new slide markings

Postby Flowmaster » Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:19 am

I found one on gunbroker with the new slide markings:
https://www.gunbroker.com/item/769834534
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Re: Jimenez new slide markings

Postby Papa G » Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:30 pm

Nice find Flowmaster!!! :) :)
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Re: Jimenez new slide markings

Postby Flowmaster » Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:02 pm

I beat myself by a few days there. If I couldn't find any pictures online, I knew I could find some of those guns at the big gun show coming up this weekend. You're not supposed to take pictures in there, but I know a gun dealer who's going to be bringing some.

I'll try to get some good pictures this weekend anyway.
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Re: Jimenez new slide markings

Postby adam01364 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:18 pm

Whoa, that is some in your face slide markings!
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