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  1. 1911 Gunsmithing
    Hello, I was cleaning my SW1911TA today that I installed a GI guide rod from Wilson Combat last year and I noticed some unusual localized wear marks on the edges of the section that makes contact with the frame. I wanted to see if this type of wear is characteristic of GI rods or not.
  2. 1911 Photo Gallery
    So I did some digging and can't seem to find a picture thread for S&W 1911s so figured now would be as good of time as any to start one. I'll start off with my SW1911TA with some mild changes.
  3. General 1911 talk
    Nothing ground-breaking but since I was off last week, I decided to convert one of my SWs to a GI guide rod with recoil spring plug and here's the result. Assuming reliability is not impacted in any way, I will be giving my other the same treatment. I used a Wilson GI stainless bulletproof guide...
  4. 1911 Carry
    I finally decided to get an OWB leather holster and I’ve heard quite a few good things about 1791 holsters. I also ordered a double mag carrier from them but I’m still waiting on that to come in. First impressions: it seems very well made and my SW1911 fit without having to do the recommended...
  5. General 1911 talk
    Hey guys, so I'm looking to pick up another 1911 and I'm trying to decide between these two. Which one do you guys like and why? Each gun is below. Both have Trijicon night sights, ambi safety, and rails. The Springfield does not have front strap checkering but the S&W does. I've also heard the...
  6. General 1911 talk
    fellow wants to swap me this Smith SW1911 Doug Koenig 45ACP version, two tone pistol in good enough shape for me, some holster wear (not much) tight and everything fits well. i think i'm going to do the trade, he wants my 20" 308 AR. the one i adverted in the classifieds. i'm getting the pistol...
  7. General 1911 talk
    Does anyone experience with this pistol? 9mm, 1911 frame. http://www.smith-wesson.com/firearms/performance-center-sw1911-pro-series-1
  8. Sold/Expired Classifieds
    I have an immaculate & unfired NIB SW1911 "Billboard" model for sale. Since this is a collectible model and somewhat rare in NIB condition, I am offering it to the members of this forum for a limited time before offering it elsewhere. SKU: 108282 Vintage: 11/19/2003 (fired case date) Matte...
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