SOLD Tim Bacus Custom 1911

Discussion in 'Sold/Expired Classifieds' started by TRRK Trading, Nov 4, 2018.

  1. TRRK Trading

    TRRK Trading Forum Sponsor 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. As far as I know 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.

    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 Saftey.
    • 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: Nov 15, 2018
  2. pistolwretch

    pistolwretch Dremel jockey Supporting Addict

    Aug 26, 2011
    Tim Bacus was an inspiration for me!
    EXCELLENT work!!!
     

  3. ek42

    ek42 ....front sight,press,repeat

    381
    Nov 26, 2011
    HARD ASS
     
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  4. Greg6640

    Greg6640 John 14:6 Supporting Addict

    Apr 20, 2015
    I quite like this pistol!
     
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  5. wobblie

    wobblie Well-Known Member

    534
    Apr 15, 2014
    That would appear to be a lot of pistol for the money, GLWS.
     
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  6. TRRK Trading

    TRRK Trading Forum Sponsor Sponsor

    Oct 18, 2018
    This is a great gun at an amazing price. Let's find a loving new owner for her.
     
  7. mainsail737

    mainsail737 Active Member

    207
    Feb 26, 2016
    Iā€™m having a hard time resisting. Oh my. What a beauty.
     
  8. TRRK Trading

    TRRK Trading Forum Sponsor Sponsor

    Oct 18, 2018
    Just dropped the price to $1,800 and bumping one last time. If I still have her on Monday she's going back in the safe. Tim Bacus is one of the best gunsmith's in the country and this gun is on par with guns 3 times it's price.
     
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