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  1. General 1911 talk
    The only 1911 pistol I own that has an ambi safety is a Springfield and it is the type that rides under the right side grip panel. I've never really been a fan of it and always thought that it's creating an unnecessary weak link in the design of the pistol. I've noticed that on pretty much...
  2. 1911 Gunsmithing
    This may be a silly question, but can I change out my thumb safety on my Remington RI to an Ambi safety? Like, is it possible?
  3. 1911 Carry
    Has anyone ever experienced or heard of the thumb safety on an ambi 1911 becoming disengaged somehow while holstered (IWB / OWB) ? Like sitting the wrong way on a wire-frame chair tripping the ambi safety lever somehow? Am I crazy for thinking this is a concern?
  4. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Happy Sunday all! Let's swap some grips! Really would like to TRADE for some different grips... Looking for grips in the same configurations: either A) Govt Bobtail Beveled or B) Ambi Govt Non-Beveled. Show me whatcha got to trade!! No WOOD grips please.... not my thing. Same goes for...
  5. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    SOLD, thank you....! VZ 1911/320/Black/Full Size/Standard Profile/Standard Thickness/Super Scoop. These were taken off a new NH pistol so they are like new. $49.00 shipped in the Co. USA via USPS Priority. Email me if interested: [email protected]
  6. 1911 Gear
    I'd like to have a lowered paddle thumb safety like EGW (Grayson?), but need an ambi. I tend to over-grip the gun to be sure to hit the GS, even with a well-tuned one. I really like the Harrison design, too, but I don't expect an ambi of it, there is just not enough demand for folks to produce...
  7. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Non railed WC EDC X9. Black AT with grey grips. Green fiber front sight. Small backstrap, medium trigger. Brand new (never fired) Beautiful firearm, but I must part ways with it. I ordered this pistol very early, and it has been with me for a month or two. Just can’t get myself to shoot it...
  8. Beginner's Corner
    I'm thinking of VZ Grips for my Ed Brown bobtail w/ambi safety. The VZ website offers 3 choices, Std, Rock Island, or Extended (Taurus/STI). I've looked at their info on the choices, and visited STI, Colt, RI and Taurus websites, still not sure. Before I call VZ, anyone have any experience or...
  9. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Very recent purchase that due to force majeure I have to consider offloading... Like new, less than 100 rounds though it. IMHO the ambi bolt lock/release is the best there is. SPECIFICATIONS Barrel: 14.5” ADM lightweight contour 4150 CMV, button rifled, MPI tested, stressed relieved, pressure...
  10. 1911 Gunsmithing
    Hey all...recently bought a Fusion Pro-Series railed Gov't 1911 on here from MSGT2511 (great transaction!). Being a lefty, I had to install an ambi-safety, and I like arched MSH'ings for my big mitts. The grips on the gun are awesome...BUT, don't have an ambi cut out. So, I bought an Ed Brown...
  11. 1911 Gunsmithing
    I am going to fit a WC beavertail to a Colt Commander. I am also planning on addend a EGW Ambi Thumb Safety. My question is should i fit the beavertail with the original colt single side Thumb Safety as it is a solid bar - OR - should i fit the Ambi Safety first and then the beavertail. I...
  12. General 1911 talk
    Question: How many Addicts have the ambi-safety cutout added to your grips, even if you end up not using them on a gun with an ambi-safety? I guess the alternate question would be: Would you pass on a set of grips that HAS an ambi-safety cutout if you were planning on using them with a...
  13. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Bob Marvel Custom .45ACP with stainless steel upgrade ($200), and Ambi Safety upgrade ($120). I am the second owner and have never fired it, but the original owner stated “he took it to the range once, and shot 100 flawless rounds through it. Took it home stripped, cleaned and oil it then put...
  14. 1911 Gunsmithing
    Would appreciate Pros and Cons of "Kings Style" ambi safeties that utilize a hammer pin and a mortise/tenon retaining sleeve. This style appears far more robust than the "Standard" version. This is important to me as I am left handed and ride the safety with my thumb pretty hard. Have broken...
  15. 1911 Gunsmithing
    And how do I remove it??
  16. General 1911 talk
    Newby question here. I want a set of grips but they only come with an ambi cut. My 1911 does not have an ambi. My question is, will this look weird? Has anybody ever done this? Thanks in advance.
  17. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Used BCM Gunfighter Ambi charging handle. $57 shipped from Ky.
  18. Beginner's Corner
    How difficult is it to install an ambi safe in a custom pistol without damaging finish?
  19. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Removed from a 2016 Dan Wesson specialist EGW HD ambi thumb safety stainless. 75$ shipped PayPal preffered.
  20. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Please reply via email if you want a reply. GUNCRAFTER INDUSTRIES COMMANDER-SIZED, Ambi "NO NAME" BOBTAIL .45ACP GCNNCAMBIBOB This is the famous Guncrafter "Pistol with No Name" except modified with bobtail treatment for super-smooth handling and more concealment when carried. Also features...
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