Not if you want it to look right. The Brown will have a large gap at the radius interface as well as need the "cheeks" of the frame tail blended to match. You can achieve the same effect by grinding/sanding/blending the .220" B'tail to resemble the Brown. I've done that several times with good results. Measure twice, cut once.
Thanks Bill, I have installed the 220 and am not happy with the outcome. on the bottom where the web of the hand fits it did not work out that well. It is almost like the Safety Pin hole was machined wrong and fits to low in the frame. This was my first attempt at a beavertail and I used the Jig from S&A and went very slow. myabe more blending on the bottom is necessary. What kind of tail are most of the smiths putting on a Springfield mil spec.
I am partial to the Ed Brown beavertail for reasons of quality, ergonomics and appearance.
We install the Brown beavertail on the Springfields after welding the tang and heat treating the frame, followed by carefull fitting. The end result looks clean and uninterupted, without a dish or gap at the top.
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