Tim Bacus 1911-A1

Discussion in 'Sold/Expired Classifieds' started by TRRK Trading, Apr 27, 2019.

  1. TRRK Trading

    TRRK Trading Well-Known Member Sponsor

    Oct 18, 2018
    Fellow Addicts this is really a special gun. It was built by Tim Bacus who is a phenomenal gunsmith and IDPA shooter. Tim hasn't actively been building guns since the early 2000's but he's still a top competitive shooter. This gun was part of Tim's personal collection and has been shot very little. The gun will be accompanied by a build sheet from Tim. This is perhaps the sweetest custom 1911 I have ever owned or shot. It's an old school custom build from a great gunsmith and shooter that understands how a quality gun should look, feel and shoot. Tim Bacus is one of the elite 1911 builders but not many people know who he is which is a shame because a gun like this should command an elite 1911 price.

    Here are the build specs:
    • Springfield Armory 1911-A1
    • Match Grade Stainless Barrel.
    • Maryland Gun Works (MGW) Stainless Bushing.
    • One Piece Wilson Combat Guide Rod.
    • STI Trigger - Fit trigger components, 2.25lb trigger pull weight.
    • STI Sear.
    • Ed Brown Hammer.
    • Ed Brown Thumb Safety.
    • Wilson Extractor.
    • Heinie Straight Eight Sights.
    • Wilson Combat Gold Bead Front Sight.
    • McCormick Beavertail.
    • Craig Spegal Grips.
    • Slide to frame fit.
    • Sanded flats to remove ripples from roll-marks.
    • Machined slide to fit Heinie sights.
    • Custom Fit barrel and bushing.
    • Machined frame for beavertail grip safety.
    • Beveled magazine well.
    • Re-cut checkering on mainspring housing.
    • Machined front-strap for high-grip and checker 30 lpi.
    • Serrated rear of slide 30 lpi.
    • Black-T finish, applied by W. E. Birdsong.
    • Barrel, bushing and guide-rod left in stainless.
    Asking $1,800 or best offer

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    Last edited: May 30, 2019
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  2. mlg

    mlg Well-Known Member

    Mar 16, 2013
    An we get some pics of ejection port side. Tim is a excellent Smith aNd real gentleman
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  3. A45GUNNER

    A45GUNNER Well-Known Member

    Jun 8, 2012
    Nice lookin gat! Looks & sounds like a helluva deal
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  4. pistolwretch

    pistolwretch Dremel jockey Supporting Addict

    Aug 26, 2011
    Tim was an inspiration to me in my early career!
    I'm still impressed by his work.
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  5. mlg

    mlg Well-Known Member

    Mar 16, 2013
    I have a 9mm from 2003 with Nowlin Barrel built by Tim. 50 yards in ransom rest 10 shots under 2 inches. Passed to family after 10,000 rounds
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  6. weldoriam1

    weldoriam1 New Member

    May 3, 2019
    great looking gun
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