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  1. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    From our own guys at Evolution Armory, 9mm blue'd Colt Commander with far less than a few hundreds round through her. I picked this up from fellow addict @Steve Fleming and shot it once. Honestly, it'ts the best shooting classic Colt I have shot, super tight, accurate and smooth. I don't have...
  2. General 1911 talk
    Finally managed to get out to the range for the first time in several weeks. Had about 300 rds of 230 grain 45 acp reloaded with 4.7 grains of titegroup. This was my first time shooting the Ionbonded Colt SCG Carry and it shot well. I am working over getting over tennis elbow so I don't think...
  3. 1911 Photo Gallery
    When a local addict @Steve Fleming reached out and said "I have a gun right up your alley" -- I ran to the bank :sneaky: A blue'd 9mm Colt Comnander worked over by the guys at Evolution Armory @EvolutionArmory with nice touches like a Chen TS, grip safety and Yost gold-line. Plus, who doesn't...
  4. 1911 Photo Gallery
    I always wanted a two/tone bobtail, sure some of the semi-customs guys can do it but I love Dan Wesson bobtails and wanted to do some "bubba smithin" at the same time and learn about the internals of the gun. I did the 3-hole trigger, slide-release and the Chen thumb safety myself along with...
  5. General 1911 talk
    Trying to get back in the habit of shooting regularly. Went and shot a mixture of whitebox and my own lead reloads today. Took my colt scg and series 70 repro along with my evo from evolution armory. Really wanted to focus on the evo as the gold line site with the u notch rear sight still...
  6. General 1911 talk
    I hit the gun range for the 1st time since February today. I have shot out in the pasture at metal plates and rocks and such but this was the first time shooting paper targets in a while. Took my new hard chrome Colt 1991 45, my Colt Special Combat Carry .45, Evolution Armory .45, and my 50 GI...
  7. General 1911 talk
    As the title declares, I wanted to start a thread where we could compare our ultimate 1911 wish lists. I'm going to keep my list to 5, but I think for this thread the limit should be around 10. You can exceed that number if you like, but keep it to the 1911's that you truly must have (even if...
  8. General 1911 talk
    I was finally able to pick up my 1st of 2 guncrafters I recently purchased. This one came from collectors firearms by way of their black friday sale. 20 percent off on one of these is a pretty good discount. When I checked out on that friday morning they had 2 Model 1 50 GIs for sale. Both...
  9. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    More safe clean out... Here is a 1979 GCMN that was built by Tommy Abernathy back in the 1980s-90s. 20 lpi front strap. nicely blended Ed Brown GS. commander hammer. cocobolo grips. super tight slide to frame fit. Kart NM BBL. NM BBL bushing. FLGR. Blued slide Hard Chrome frame. S&A...
  10. General 1911 talk
    Took possession of my Evolution armory evo yesterday and it is nice nice nice! I haven't gotten a chance to shoot it yet, but it looks amazing. For all of you tight fit people, this thing is plenty tight. Only gun I have ever had to use a bushing wrench on. Will see how the accuracy is, it...
  11. General 1911 talk
    I know I haven't even taken possession of my EVO .45 yet....it should be here next week hopefully. But if I love it as much as I expect to love it, I can foresee me getting another one in the not too distant future. The question is basically this--a long slide .45 to match the government .45...
  12. General 1911 talk
    Just got some pics from Dave that my new toy is ready. Should have it paid off shortly. Can't wait to get it in my hands....
  13. General 1911 talk
    So I have 2 guns that Dave has been connected to previously. A SCG he built when he was still at Colt and a Delta he modified for me 2 years back. Both great work. I have loved the look of Dave's EVO build on here, but that is a big step up in price for me from the pool I play in that...
  14. 1911 Photo Gallery
    Gents, Just got this back from EA. It was a build from ACW that I got back literally right before Rob closed shop and moved on to Cabot. I wanted to try a few new things and also get some things tweaked on this build, and Dave took the gun in. Modified and installed a new extractor (it's a...
  15. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    I am placing my Evolution Armory EVO25 up for sale as my F150 is starting to have engine problems (276K miles!). As sad as it makes me, right now I need the truck more than I need this awesome pistol. This has been posted here before, and I purchased it from Texas Patriot. I have nothing but...
  16. General 1911 talk
    Hello all, I recently picked up a beautiful 1911 from evolution armory, thanks to Mark at Texas Patriot Arms, and need some guidance. It has the Stan Chen magwell, and I am wondering where/who you would go to in order to have grips cut to fit this mag well. I have some Vz grips I want to use...
  17. General 1911 talk
    It's been a long wait. But my Dan Wesson A2 as reworked by Evolution Armory finally arrived yesterday. I bought this gun from BBP about a year ago, on a whim, and had it shipped directly to EA. Since the A2 is Dan Wesson's take on a 'retro mod' style update of the classic A1, I figured it...
  18. General 1911 talk
    for those who are wondering what happened with my cz 1911a1 order. Dave from Evolution Armory called to say he is getting it ready for me to play with. the order changed since I paid for the gun. Dave did the front strap checkering already we added the following to the order( as I...
  19. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    I just received this gun back today and it is gorgeous. However right now I need cash more than the gun. When I bought the gun the Novak sights and what looks like an Ed Brown grip safety were already on it. I sent it to Dave at Evolution Armory last year and asked to have the front strap...
  20. General 1911 talk
    well the day of reckoning is close.the CZ 1911A1 built is almost ready to start Mark(of Evolution Armory) and I spoke and have emaile d a bit. I decided to get some custom work done after all. my interest has been piqued by our fellow members lust for perfection through customization. This...
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