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  1. General 1911 talk
    "What modifications to a 1911 would Bill Wilson recommend?" Massad Ayoob sat down with Bill to ask him just that. Here are Bill's recommendations for turn a good 1911 into a great 1911.
  2. General 1911 talk
    I know we all have different ideas on the perfect 1911, and how we option a build. But there are some options on a amazing 1911 I see and think why? I would love to here other folks least desirable features they see on 1911's these days. Let's say everyone's top 3 annoying choices. Here is...
  3. General 1911 talk
    After joining the forum ive found that there are so many things that can be done to 1911, 1911 clone platform. With that said i have no guidance of what is “mall ninja” or otherwise “why would you do that” kinds of modifications. I ask because i found some 3% grips and spring cap that look nice...
  4. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    My other addiction are watches and Panerai has released the America's Cup limited editions. One is calling my name and I need to free up a chunk of change for it. For sale Les Baer Stinger with Alchemy Custom mods I don't have the build sheet but here the original build thread...
  5. 1911 Gunsmithing
    Has anyone ever attempted, or seen a 45 slide that had been modified for smaller bore size? I was just wondering, because you can pick up a decent 45 slide for around 100, but if you want 38 super or .40 S&W at least twice that. Having recently gotten into reloading, and discovering idpa, I'm...
  6. General 1911 talk
    I presently have a Colt 1991 model that has had some pretty extensive working over by Alchemy Custom. I wanted the gun to be a functional homage to those carried and used in the 1920s and '30s. You can see: 25 lpi checkering, Harrison rear, gold bead front, Wilson slide stop, match grade...
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