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  1. General 1911 talk
    On gunbroker last week, Built in 2019 for $695. Now my 2nd 1911, but no I'm not an addict ... I wanted an original style 1911, parkerized, spur hammer, curved MSH no ILS but with some modern touches flared port match barrel etc. Discovered the SA MIL-SPEC. Picked it up Saturday at my FFL took...
  2. General 1911 talk
    Which one of you is bidding this up??? :ROFLMAO: https://www.gunbroker.com/item/890485560
  3. 1911 Gunsmithing
    I got an Ed Brown slide stop for my Springfield frame and the radius around the junction of the ss pin is too thick to allow the slide stop to function. The slide stop lobe is too far out to move up and down in the window cutout. What's the fix for this? Should I chamfer the hole in the frame or...
  4. General 1911 talk
    I have a Ithaca 1911 which I am trying to get more information about. I understand that Springfield provided Ithaca 6,000 Colt frames in (mostly) unfinished state of manufacture to aid in Ithaca getting into production. The key word being (mostly). Were complete Colt frames provided to Ithaca...
  5. 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%...
  6. Beginner's Corner
    Hello, I recently bought a very slightly used Smith & Wesson SW1911, The previous owner had less than 100 rounds through it. When I was cleaning it I was trying to adjust a few things and wanted to make sure I got the hammer all set, without thinking (I know i messed up please dont focus on...
  7. 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...
  8. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Selling a set of beautiful, factory J frame RB presentation (banana)grips $85 OBO shipped. 209-304-6122
  9. Beginner's Corner
    I was given this lower and cannot find any info pertaining to Model. I think its a 38 super but not sure. Considering what I find out I may try to rebuild or have rebuilt if cost effective. Thought someone here may have seen this serial number before.
  10. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Stunning set of Culina Exhibition Grade N Round Conversion Combat Grip with Medallions, thes are a high figure Marble-Cake English Walnut. $175.00 These are “as new”. purchased one month ago ($220.00) Never used, only mounted for pictures, which do not do them justice. Culina finishes these with...
  11. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Afternoon Addicts, I had a cancellation and this Gray frame Gray Slide Wilson Combat EDC X9 is ready to ship out to you. Wilson Combat EDC X9 Gray Frame Gray Slide Ambi Safety Small Back strap Medium Trigger Wilson Combat Logo stencil I accept trades (looking for shotguns right now, trap and...
  12. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Here's a Christmas special that's gonna make a very nice finished product for some very lucky buyer. I special ordered this Jem frame a few months ago and spent quite a bit on it. Since I'm stretched very thin these days, I thought I would give someone else a crack at making a go of this...
  13. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Wanted - Hogue grips for S&W N frame square butt - smooth finish with finger grooves - prefer darker colored wood Must be new or like new. Thanks JMV375
  14. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Came across this Remington Rand frame for sale locally. Let me know if you are interested, price is right? :bored:
  15. New Member Introductions
    Hello Am I allowed to order a steel frame and build a 1911 from Stealth? Says will ship to home address. Not a serialized part etc Brownells ships serialized framea Must go through FFL What is correct procedure Remember, I am in Nj and there are lot of extras here what u can (can’t) do. Brian David
  16. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Have a RIA frame, factory polished nickel plated. no ramp, govt type.. nice shape. I stuck a new Fusion slide on it and it fit with no slop. felt like 1-2 thousandths. I Planned to make a "boat gun" with it as I like the smoothness of carbon steel and the rust/corrosion resistance of plating...
  17. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Les Baer Commander, stainless steel slide and frame. Les fit the frame to the slide, the rest of the details are on the cards (photographed). $450 shipped for the pair
  18. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Hello Addicts, I just received this brand new Wilson Combat EDC X9. It has the gray frame, black slide, non-light rail, non-ambi safety, green front fiber optic sight, small back-strap and medium trigger. Comes with a total of 4 magazines. Asking 3200.00 shipped. I accept trades, cash...
  19. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Excellent condition Smith and Wesson J Frame Airweight Includes Hogue G10 Bantam grips $315 shipped
  20. 1911 Gunsmithing
    I don't know why these things bother me so much? Maybe it's the fact that there are so many good options for frames and slides to purchase that have a known quality? Maybe it's the availability of decent base pistols that don't cost more than what you would pay for just a frame slide and a...
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