Addicts, I have a trio of extremely special pistols to share! This is the first of the three, and will likely have the most detailed write up as a lot of this came direct from the man himself back when he originally built it and posted about it!
It’s a gem of a pistol and I couldn’t be more...
My collection is just Colt 1911's.
I have my best day-to-day 1911, and it is a Colt 1911 Gold Cup Trophy. It was factory delivered to me as an A+ carry. It was good from Day One.
It's the best of the best.
I traded into this gun last night. I’m in at $400.
What to do with it?
Restore to glory or bring it into the 21st century?
Any thoughts, recommendations?
Does the Grip Safety look fitted or is it a drop in?
OK, I had owned a few used worn-out 1911 pistols that I sold. The GCT was the first 1911 that I bought new. It was May, 2011 and I paid AO $1107.
This pistol is still my car gun and now over 8 years old. It's better now.
Common question that I get asked is "How did you get the 10-8 sight to fit?" or "The 10-8 sight is too large for the Springfield dovetail." The 10-8 sight is a standard "Novak" cut sight, though Springfield's rear dovetail is about .015" small than the standard "Novak" cut. So in order to get...