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  1. General 1911 talk
    Started looking and other than some frankenguns and a couple 80% frames... Not seeing anything... Other than the Wilson Combat X9 or Experior .. Sort of...
  2. General 1911 talk
    I had been eyeing this on GB for what felt like weeks and finally said "what the hell, life is short" and I'm a two/tone whore so... Serial #0002, wow. I talked with Rob and he built the gun in 2013 and it may go back to him for some updates (it needs sights as they are dated 2012) but I loved...
  3. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Going through my extra grips that I'm not going to use I found these three sets of VZ grips. Two are magwell one is bobtail, they are all standard size, super scoop, and ambi cut. $45 shipped each pair. Just the bobtail grips in the middle are left
  4. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    6 sets up for sale, all prices include shipping, PayPal only SOLD - $40, slim/thin cut, not G10, they are wood -- Black Cherry Bobtail, un-used. SOLD - REDUCED to $35, slim/thin cut, VZ Frag's, black cherry bobtail, un-used SOLD - $40, slim/thin, handcrafted sycamore by C3...
  5. General 1911 talk
    Sent my Ed Brown Kobra Carry off to Ed Brown a couple weeks back and just got it back today...they did a phenomenal job re-furnishing an already great pistol. Anyway, just wanted to show the great job they did. Much appreciated.
  6. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Hey Addicts, I am pretty new here and to the firearms community. Been putting time into researching laws, pistol styles, calibers manufactures etc. so I could at least ask quality newbie questions. Based on my readings on this forum I feel this site has a solid community. I am open to taking...
  7. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    $3,000 shipped and insured for the full amount. Please, no trades, no offers. To be transparent, if I get my price I’ll sell it, if not I’ll gladly keep it. The styling is quite unique and I like unique guns. We’ll discuss payment depending on your feedback and forum reputation. Vic Tibbet's...
  8. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Well, I'll give the addicts another gun to consider of the long holiday weekend, somehow, I ended up with three SS bobtail commanders in 9mm and I'm going to part with the nicest, rarest and brand new one. Previously, this was in the War Party Collection. The gun is still listed on the BP...
  9. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    For sale is a new, unfired Wilson Combat Professional .45acp in Stainless Steel Bobtail This is a good looking gun, uncommon with a Bobtail, and is very well equipped. It was purchased new from Greg at Tractus in 2015. -Stainless Steel Bead Blasted -Ed Brown Bobtail Stippled bottom of MS...
  10. 1911 Photo Gallery
    I couldn't find one and we need one. I've become a bobtail whore and just love how they look and feel. 38 Super from the DW custom shop 9mm Kobra Carry 9mm Wilson Combat Bobtail Professional 38 Super Dan Wesson Guardian 9mm Volkmann Bobtail in a blue'd finish 9mm Vic Tibbets full...
  11. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Photo is a tad fuzzy cause I didn't use a tripod. Anyway, nice set of Stag Bobtail grips Bob made, I no longer have any Bobtail guns and thus no need. Asking for $200.00, now $175.00 shipped priority mail. Or make a reasonable offer, worst I can do is say no.Price reduction.
  12. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Greetings addicts! I have a brand new and unfired custom shop tuned Wesson Valor Vbob in 9mm. I am asking $1500.00 shipped. All factory papers, box, and 3 mags included with sale. List from Wesson Custom Shop: 1. Thumb safety blended to rear strap of frame 2. Long shoe, black trigger 3...
  13. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    For Sale: $775 Shipped Springfield Armory Range Officer Elite "Bobtail" in .45ACP Great gun for EDC, Upgraded firing pin spring to a Wilson Combat spring. Comes with box, paperwork, 7 flush 8rd mags. (Wolff Springs with Wilson Combat followers) Selling in order to fund a Dan Wesson, so unless...
  14. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    One more, NEW and unfired, magazines NEVER even loaded, cycled the slide five times. Has factory Ambi Safety and Gen 4 Coating. All paperwork EB bag, oil, paperwork, etc. I paid $2K PLUS tax for this. EVOLUTION SERIES JUST IN, AFTER 6 MONTH WAIT!!! Factory Fresh!!! The gradual development of...
  15. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Virtually Brand New - Round count at exactly 32 rounds. Today we have, with much sadness and deep resignation, my BEAUTIFUL, One-of-a Kind Guncrafter Industries No-Name Commander Bobtail. Custom Factory Options Include: Chambered in .45ACP Bobtail Frame Tritium Front & Rear Sights Delete...
  16. General 1911 talk
    Seems like all the cool kids around here belong to the Cult of the Flat Trigger. Well I have been really itching to find out what all the hubbub was about. I've had a lot of "random packages" arrive over the past few weeks and month. Curiosity got the best of me today. I took a long lunch...
  17. General 1911 talk
    Howdy everyone- long time lurker, first time poster here. Love hanging around this community. I hate to ever get rid of a gun, but I have a V-Bob in .45 just hanging around the safe doing nothing, especially since I have a couple of alloy-frame bobtails for carry. I'm seriously pondering...
  18. 1911 Gunsmithing
    thing has seen some decent use, and while taking a break in a 1991A1 rebuild, I started thinking about this neglected beast. I’ve probably put about 5000 rds through it since I bought it new 12 or 13 years ago. External extractor slide. Several years ago, got a burgeoning gunsmith friend (now...
  19. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    *trade pending* Ed Brown Kobra Carry LW 45acp with night sights and ambi safety Has VZ alien grips on it and originals are in the bag. Comes with one low profile mag and four regular mags, all Ed Brown. $2650 shipped, lower 48. Located in St. Louis, MO May entertain other firearm trades (up or...
  20. New Member Introductions
    New guy here. I enjoy the conversations and articles I see here. Following is a pic of my 1911 I am constantly working on and shooting. It is a Ruger SR1911 that I bobtail-ed, knurled the front of the grip, cut a flat top in slide with grooves running down the flat, cut side grooves on front of...
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