1911 Firearm Addicts banner

1911 build

  1. 1911 Gunsmithing
    Anyone used a Storm Lake barrel for a 1911 build? If so, what are your thoughts on them?
  2. Beginner's Corner
    I am starting my first 1911 build soon, and I had a question which I know is going to have different responses. I am wondering which manufacturer to buy my frame and slide from, and there are pros and cons to both. I want a full size frame, preferably with a checkered front strap that isn't 80%...
  3. General 1911 talk
    I am going to start building the gun pictured, featured in the videogames Metal Gear Solid 3 and Metal Gear Solid 4. I just had a question about some of the parts on the gun, and they may be just something designed by the creators for the game. Is there any similar style trigger out there like...
  4. Beginner's Corner
    I've seen alot of animated graphics showing the function of a 1911, but this one is recent, and is complete with parts descriptions / functions as well. Really helped me understand the genius of JMB. https://animagraffs.com/how-a-handgun-works-1911-45/
  5. General 1911 talk
    Just fit a Doug Koenig hammer (the rest of the fire control is ultra light Cylinder and Slide). I gotta say this hammer is the smoothest one I have used yet. Much better feel than the Lightspeed II I was using before. Whats your favorite hammer for a clean, crisp light trigger pull?
  6. General 1911 talk
    Gents, I am seriously thinking about another Phineas C. Zoid build - "SONOFAZOID" My first series of random thoughts / questions: I used a stainless frame to put under a vintage blued steel slide for my first build. As expected, I needed to do a little fitting on the frame to get it to fit...
Top