1911, your choice ?

Discussion in 'General 1911 talk' started by OldCuz, Aug 1, 2020.

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  1. OldCuz

    OldCuz Raleigh NC Supporting Addict

    Mar 22, 2020
    If you could have any build by anyone what would it be?

    I think I might want Rob at ACW or Alex at Guncrafter build me a Longslide that looks like a Nighthawk TRS Comp. In 10mm, hard chrome, bead blasted, naked slide , squared off trigger guard,,, long flat trigger, under cut trigger guard as like a ACW. All hard chrome small parts. Rear U notch sight hard chrome with black face. Front hard chrome sight with black face and gold bead. No wrap around grips. I don't like the look. But traditional 1911 grips and double stack magazine. No rails. Wide rear horizontal serrations. No fcs. Top slide serrations. Thin Ebony grips.


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  2. John Butler

    John Butler Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

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    Jun 23, 2018
    It would be helpful if you would be a little more descriptive........


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  3. OldCuz

    OldCuz Raleigh NC Supporting Addict

    Mar 22, 2020
    Yes, sorry for being so vague.
     
  4. AGENT P

    AGENT P 1911 'TIL DEATH DO US PART

    Jun 24, 2019
    A BEC or a Rogers for me. I'm humble but I would like a Stan Chen as well. Even as I dream I can't choose just one.
    I would like them to be 38 super CCO sized. Or 9/38 combo
    YMMV
     
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  5. simonp

    simonp Well-Known Member

    May 27, 2016
    I have a full house Rogers fortunately so if I could have anything by anyone, full house by Jardine, Christensen, Burton.

    The Jardine will hopefully happen at some point, the other 2 I am not sure about.


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  6. Eric

    Eric Cav Troopers Dad

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    Sep 10, 2011
    I think mine would be a Yost built 9MM Commander with both Ivory and Walnut grips to change it up.


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  7. DPVY

    DPVY Well-Known Member

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    Dec 1, 2017
    Toss up between Stan & Ned.

    Bobbed, railed commander in 9x23.

    I won't list the other specs, cause I want to be the one that has it :)
     
  8. Lineman1982

    Lineman1982 Well-Known Member

    Dec 21, 2018
    Stan Chen Goverment 45.
     
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  9. Michael Harris

    Michael Harris Active Member

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    Jan 2, 2019
    Heirloom Precision Clint Smith Edition Clint-Smith-1.jpg
     
  10. boatdoc

    boatdoc Well-Known Member

    Aug 3, 2015
    great build list and great choice of gunsmiths. you cannot lose
     
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  11. 1911_Bandit

    1911_Bandit Batteries_included

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    Mar 5, 2020
    Consecutive serial number builds from ACW. I have the money, I don't have the time.
     
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  12. cundiff5535

    cundiff5535 Chambers Custom Owners Club

    Apr 1, 2013
    I’ll always say a gun built by Joe Chambers! But since I already have a few of them, something by Stan Chen would be a real treat. If I could get something from Ned that would be equally as cool as there just aren’t to many from their of them.
     
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  13. Texduramax

    Texduramax Well-Known Member

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    Sep 18, 2013
  14. Lineman1982

    Lineman1982 Well-Known Member

    Dec 21, 2018
    Damn!
     
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  15. azpoolguy

    azpoolguy Well-Known Member

    Jul 4, 2013
    As much as a I love Rogers for continued progress of the machine work and BEC for fit and finish it would have to be the Heirloom Precision Clint Smith signature mobile.

    But then I’m building an alum. framed 9mm 2011 with a Commander slide, Chambers RDSM and a chopped down STI grip so I’m all over the place.
     
  16. Apollo99

    Apollo99 Well-Known Member

    Jun 26, 2017
    I would go with Rogers and the golf ball treatment. No one does the golf ball look with the bar of soap feel like he does. They are functional works of art.
     
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  17. Dr Awkward

    Dr Awkward Active Member Supporting Addict

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    Apr 28, 2020
    Lawdy, what would a beasty like that cost?
     
  18. seagiant

    seagiant Well-Known Member

    549
    Nov 26, 2011
    Hi,
    I can't afford the "Big Boy" pistols, but I can afford Bridgeport Mills and Clausing Lathe's to build my own...

    Yea, does not make $$$ sense but I have more fun!!!:o.o:
     
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  19. wrmiller

    wrmiller The Tinker

    Oct 29, 2016
    I have the 1911 I want. It's the 10mm I just built. On my own mill and lathe. :D

    I could have someone make it pretty I guess, but I like it the way it is.
     
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  20. Dr Awkward

    Dr Awkward Active Member Supporting Addict

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    Apr 28, 2020
    Good on you. Fun >>> $$$.
     
  21. seagiant

    seagiant Well-Known Member

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    Nov 26, 2011
    Hi,
    Well, uh, I've seen some of your hand blending, and...

    I don't know anyone that could do it better???

    I like to feel were all on the Path, as they say in the East!
     
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