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  1. 1911 Photo Gallery
    Pretty happy to acquire a very good Colt 9mm Lightweight Commander, manufactured in 1951! It also came with an interesting Colt rampant pony figure. This one will be sent out for a custom build.
  2. Want To Buy Classifieds
    As the title says, I am open to either buy or trade. For trade, the condition of your 9mm must be equal to that of my 1952 38 super commander. Yours doesn’t have to come with box and documents. https://www.1911addicts.com/threads/pre-60-commander-38-super.178038/#post-2707042 Thanks for...
  3. 1911 Photo Gallery
    Just picked up this one as a base gun for another custom build. Interestingly, this one has a colt WWI-style short wide-spur hammer. Looks cool and works well without the hammer bite.
  4. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Looking for a pre-70 9mm or 38 super lightweight commander. Can pay high dollar if it is the RIGHT gun. Thanks!
  5. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Putting up another WTB for pre-70 colt lightweight commander base guns in either 9mm or 38 super. Thanks!
  6. 1911 Photo Gallery
    Been looking for pre- and post-war colt 38 super for custom builds. Starting with this 1951 Colt Lightweight 38 super commander. Beautiful high gloss factory blued slide with alloy frame and wearing brown checkered ramparts grips. Also very luckily got a mint copy of Douglas G. Sheldon’s...
  7. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    $819. Could be a good base gun for someone looking for 1978 birth year. https://www.gunsinternational.com/guns-for-sale-online/pistols/colt-pistols-commander/colt-1911-commander-light-weight-semi-auto-pistol-45acp.cfm?gun_id=102032670
  8. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Boy it pains me to do this, but I have an opportunity to pick up a sweet model T ford and a ton of parts; and I’ve always wanted to do a model T racer from T.R.O.G.! I’m short just a bit…so I gotta find something to post 🥺😔 1952 Colt Lightweight Commander. Apparently it was carried but not shot...
  9. General 1911 talk
    Just gonna make a new thread lol. Somehow them shipping me a government instead of a commander cost me more money cause now I’ll have a set lol Unfortunately, I tested positive for Covid, 2nd time after being vaccinated…don’t get me started… Got up today and decided fondling my new colt would...
  10. General 1911 talk
    The colt shot great, however the trigger just seemed like there was some gunk preventing it from being “perfect”. I figured after 70 years of being carried or whatever…it’s bound to have some dust bunnies in it. So here we go: Nothing surprising here, all looks good to me except just so much...
  11. General 1911 talk
    Been hankering for a commander…and I’ve found a couple I can afford…but I’m torn…and need some advice. I do plan on carrying whatever I buy. First up is the Colt Gunsite LW commander, boy is it nice…but also a nice price…I feel like it is my top pick but I’d like to save money if I can Next...
  12. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    I got this gun in a trade. It is new in box/unfired. Another forum member generously gave me a nice set of grips for it, that I will include. It comes with all the standard factory stuff. $1500 OBO or consider a partial trade plus cash for an older Colt in decent/unmolested condition.
  13. General 1911 talk
    I'm interested in the opinions of readers on the various lightweight 5 inch 1911 9mm options. If you've owned, or shot, a LW 5 inch in 9mm, don't hesitate to chime in. thanks, Brent
  14. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Hello Fellow Addicts, I am at a point where I really feel like I need to scale back the money invested in my collection. I very seldom get to the range anymore, so these just sit in my safe. Because of this, I will be putting some pieces up for sale that I didn't think that I would sell... In...
  15. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    This was another one of my attempts to fall in love with a lightweight commander. I bought it on here from another member put about 100 rounds through it, which would put it over 500 rounds total, so it has a very low round count. It's in very good shape with very few signs of handling, comes...
  16. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Sold. Item #4. Last of the items up for sale to fund a motorcycle purchase. Bought this from nix_gary. Custom work totaled $1,654 (see link). Selling price is less than the build cost. $1,650 shipped. 32 day layaway available. Two equal pmts of $825 each. Original thread here (pictures...
  17. General 1911 talk
    I was sure I saw a Dan Wesson for sale here in the classifieds one time so I went to the Dan Wesson website and they are not listed. They have a 9mm lightweight CCO, but no 38 Super. Don't want to spend Nighthawk money, so that limits the choices. Also, would prefer it not have a rounded butt...
  18. General 1911 talk
    I am looking to sell my Springfield Armory 1911-A1 locally, but I'm not even sure what I have here. I bought it new back in the mid 90's. I believe the LW serial number means an aluminum frame? It is 29oz empty, and about 38oz w/8 rounds of 230gr JHP. I fired it only occasionally over the years...
  19. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Up for sale is a Springfield Armory LW Champion in very good condition. Box and papers. Bought this from another addict here. Original thread: https://www.1911addicts.com/threads/springfield-armory-lightweight-champion-in-45-acp.42546/ $500 shipped. Keeping the other grips. Pic below...
  20. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    Up for sale is a Pre-ban Colt Sporter Lightweight with Colt 4x20 100yds-500 yds BDC scope. Condition is very good considering its age. Comes with sling and one 20 round magazine. Addicts price $1,350 No trades. Also listed on GB at a higher price. PayPal friends and family or USPS Money Order.
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