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  1. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    I think I've finally been bitten by the bug. Before, I was just really into 1911s but ever since I started dipping my toe into building them as a hobby, I've gone all out and planned a series of three builds for the next three years. As a result, I'm looking for a base gun for my third year...
  2. 1911 Gunsmithing
    If you had a project gun that you were going to tinker with and you had a choice between bead blasted blue and parkerized, which would it be? I just can't really decide and idk enough about the merits of each at the moment so it's kind of a tossup rn.
  3. 1911 Gunsmithing
    I was drawn in the lottery to purchase this 1911 last year that has been in Govt storage for who knows how long and finally took it out today to run some rounds through it. I understand these guns are all Frankenstiened together but they are supposed to be duty ready. I removed the slide to make...
  4. Beginner's Corner
    Hey folks, So I live in California, and I purchased my very first 1911. It's a Springfield 1911 Loaded Parkerized in 45 ACP. All I wanted to know was, is there anything I need to be weary of for this model? When I was checking it out before purchase, everything seemed pretty good to me, and...
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