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Point of impact  (Started: Aug. 31 2020, 19:36 ET, Last post: Sep. 3 2020, 21:00 ET)
Can't adjust rear sight to center impact
Cwa 22lr conversion  (Started: Apr. 23 2020, 08:38 ET, Last post: Jun. 16 2020, 01:11 ET)
Nelson custom  (Started: Sep. 26 2018, 22:32 ET, Last post: May 11 2020, 16:11 ET)
Barrel link slot  (Started: May 10 2020, 23:32 ET, Last post: May 10 2020, 23:32 ET)
38 special wd vs 38 super  (Started: Jan. 6 2014, 12:23 ET, Last post: Jun. 25 2019, 14:21 ET)
Thinking about the new build
Blown link.  need to decide what next  (Started: Apr. 14 2015, 07:23 ET, Last post: Jan. 20 2019, 10:37 ET)
80% 1911  (Started: May 6 2018, 21:44 ET, Last post: May 13 2018, 20:17 ET)
No reviews anywhere for the matrix precision jig  (Started: Jul. 31 2015, 06:40 ET, Last post: Dec. 19 2017, 16:08 ET)
80% 1911 jigs
0% 2011 frame and slide  (Started: Mar. 9 2016, 19:05 ET, Last post: May 24 2016, 14:30 ET)
1911 0%er  (Started: Apr. 24 2002, 12:07 ET, Last post: Jan. 15 2016, 19:42 ET)
Sa mil spec project  (Started: Aug. 1 2015, 01:22 ET, Last post: Aug. 3 2015, 01:25 ET)
Accidentally bought series 80 parts lot.....  (Started: Apr. 26 2015, 22:38 ET, Last post: Jul. 24 2015, 21:23 ET)
Help a noob
1911 slide internal machining  (Started: Jul. 1 2015, 09:45 ET, Last post: Jul. 1 2015, 09:45 ET)
Handgun frame with fixed barrel bushing  (Started: Apr. 30 2015, 15:22 ET, Last post: May 7 2015, 13:17 ET)
Blown link: next step  (Started: Apr. 17 2015, 03:36 ET, Last post: Apr. 17 2015, 03:36 ET)
Ramp types  (Started: May 16 2008, 09:38 ET, Last post: Apr. 8 2015, 20:14 ET)
What's the difference?
80% frames start shipping at tm  (Started: Jun. 19 2014, 22:47 ET, Last post: Apr. 8 2015, 20:12 ET)
1911 build - 17-4 stainless frame and slide  (Started: Jan. 27 2014, 03:56 ET, Last post: Aug. 30 2014, 15:51 ET)
1911 cnc code  (Started: May 25 2014, 17:18 ET, Last post: Aug. 24 2014, 02:08 ET)
1911 cnc forging
How do you make small diameter holes in frame?  (Started: Feb. 3 2014, 21:51 ET, Last post: Jun. 22 2014, 12:20 ET)
0% slide 0% frame attempt  (Started: Jan. 3 2014, 08:24 ET, Last post: Jun. 2 2014, 15:00 ET)
Bobtail without the jig  (Started: Mar. 5 2014, 13:12 ET, Last post: May 15 2014, 23:11 ET)
The new kid on the block...  (Started: Mar. 13 2014, 00:27 ET, Last post: Mar. 13 2014, 10:26 ET)
Drill sizes - somewhat ot  (Started: Dec. 28 2012, 06:35 ET, Last post: Feb. 27 2014, 10:13 ET)
The odd drill sizes in the 1911
Building your own 80% 1911  (Started: Jun. 25 2008, 20:07 ET, Last post: Feb. 10 2014, 17:06 ET)
Beavertail grip safety fitting  (Started: Feb. 3 2014, 11:06 ET, Last post: Feb. 5 2014, 19:10 ET)
Need help!
Customized 1911  (Started: Feb. 5 2014, 06:54 ET, Last post: Feb. 5 2014, 15:11 ET)
Long slide source  (Started: Jan. 4 2014, 13:14 ET, Last post: Feb. 2 2014, 23:58 ET)
Looking for a 6" or longer slide/barrel
1911 castings  (Started: Dec. 28 2013, 16:07 ET, Last post: Jan. 21 2014, 00:10 ET)
Who has them for sale
Screwed up my 1911 build - now what?  (Started: Jan. 2 2014, 13:30 ET, Last post: Jan. 3 2014, 09:42 ET)
Hammer pin hole in wrong location
What diameter round bar for slide milling?  (Started: Dec. 17 2013, 21:11 ET, Last post: Dec. 20 2013, 19:11 ET)
Para warthog vs p12: differences  (Started: Nov. 11 2013, 02:14 ET, Last post: Nov. 22 2013, 22:05 ET)
Machining slide rails help  (Started: Oct. 26 2013, 16:04 ET, Last post: Nov. 8 2013, 02:24 ET)
Para grip screw help  (Started: Sep. 9 2013, 21:43 ET, Last post: Oct. 31 2013, 12:32 ET)
Sarco 0% castings grip screw
Drilling or milling the firing pin holes ???  (Started: Oct. 17 2013, 04:14 ET, Last post: Oct. 27 2013, 15:51 ET)
Where to buy builders kits  (Started: Oct. 23 2013, 09:19 ET, Last post: Oct. 25 2013, 06:50 ET)
Easing the hammer down  (Started: Oct. 15 2013, 15:27 ET, Last post: Oct. 15 2013, 22:07 ET)
Kimber ultra
My 0% frame build  (Started: Dec. 29 2012, 23:24 ET, Last post: Oct. 15 2013, 04:20 ET)
Is there a market?  (Started: Aug. 21 2008, 14:45 ET, Last post: Aug. 12 2013, 10:14 ET)
For a plate to locate holes on a frame
Gile's .45  spring replacement.  (Started: Jun. 7 2013, 23:28 ET, Last post: Jun. 9 2013, 10:12 ET)
2011 castings  (Started: Jun. 7 2013, 03:44 ET, Last post: Jun. 8 2013, 23:48 ET)
Sarco decorator build  (Started: Mar. 31 2008, 19:38 ET, Last post: May 17 2013, 21:02 ET)
Starting my decorator frame
Will a llama xtra slide fit on a 1911?  (Started: Jul. 30 2012, 22:34 ET, Last post: Jan. 29 2013, 23:45 ET)
Describe what nowlin style barrel means  (Started: Jan. 2 2013, 19:38 ET, Last post: Jan. 3 2013, 23:45 ET)
Scratch-built slide?  (Started: Dec. 13 2012, 02:07 ET, Last post: Dec. 31 2012, 16:33 ET)
Slide machined from billet without cnc
Shorting a 60% commander to officer  (Started: Nov. 17 2012, 12:51 ET, Last post: Nov. 23 2012, 17:17 ET)
80% build FAQ  (Started: Jun. 22 2008, 11:18 ET, Last post: Jul. 25 2012, 01:03 ET)
Hi capacity long slide  (Started: Jul. 20 2012, 19:49 ET, Last post: Jul. 24 2012, 10:05 ET)
From an 80% frame
80% frames  (Started: Feb. 11 2012, 08:32 ET, Last post: Jul. 21 2012, 14:43 ET)
Dumb question from the idiot
Frankein1911  (Started: Mar. 19 2012, 21:06 ET, Last post: May 29 2012, 11:55 ET)
Weird mix of parts and odd story of orig
1911 presentation case  (Started: May 3 2012, 16:15 ET, Last post: May 3 2012, 16:15 ET)
From router forums
What is this for  (Started: Feb. 16 2012, 10:36 ET, Last post: Apr. 30 2012, 16:38 ET)
Frame right side
1911 wadcutter feeding problem - barrel link?  (Started: Apr. 23 2012, 00:27 ET, Last post: Apr. 23 2012, 09:47 ET)
Govt barrel in a commander slide?  (Started: Apr. 3 2012, 12:46 ET, Last post: Apr. 5 2012, 17:53 ET)
Finally complete  (Started: Mar. 17 2012, 19:20 ET, Last post: Mar. 17 2012, 21:13 ET)
Front sight  (Started: Feb. 21 2012, 16:40 ET, Last post: Mar. 1 2012, 16:43 ET)
Loose
Vintage 1911  (Started: Feb. 20 2012, 09:13 ET, Last post: Feb. 22 2012, 09:28 ET)
Needs some tlc
Where to buy a casting  (Started: Feb. 18 2012, 17:45 ET, Last post: Feb. 18 2012, 20:00 ET)
Trigger length  (Started: Dec. 5 2011, 18:06 ET, Last post: Jan. 17 2012, 23:59 ET)
Sightm1911.com  (Started: Nov. 21 2011, 16:54 ET, Last post: Nov. 21 2011, 16:54 ET)
About one of the bestest pistols ever
1911 hammer/sear fitting pins  (Started: Sep. 16 2011, 07:07 ET, Last post: Sep. 18 2011, 09:45 ET)
First build questions  (Started: Aug. 10 2011, 09:23 ET, Last post: Aug. 18 2011, 17:07 ET)
1911 files  (Started: Aug. 3 2011, 19:55 ET, Last post: Aug. 11 2011, 21:06 ET)
Necessary for build
1911 jamming  (Started: Jul. 12 2011, 01:18 ET, Last post: Jul. 21 2011, 01:06 ET)
Great 1911 cad drawings  (Started: Jul. 14 2011, 01:36 ET, Last post: Jul. 16 2011, 02:34 ET)
Slide is locked when trigger is held back  (Started: Jul. 1 2011, 17:25 ET, Last post: Jul. 10 2011, 03:44 ET)
Kto build  (Started: Aug. 30 2010, 22:36 ET, Last post: Jun. 25 2011, 18:18 ET)
Fitting a slide to a frame  (Started: Feb. 13 2011, 04:11 ET, Last post: Jun. 12 2011, 19:23 ET)
1911 80% frames  (Started: Oct. 14 2010, 12:20 ET, Last post: May 9 2011, 10:08 ET)
Mainspring hole location on receiver  (Started: Apr. 1 2011, 16:34 ET, Last post: Apr. 6 2011, 09:49 ET)
3.750+/-.001 or 3.745+/-.001???
Old school slide fitting?  (Started: Feb. 17 2011, 05:39 ET, Last post: Mar. 22 2011, 23:01 ET)
From ancient gunsmithing book
1911/40cal  (Started: Feb. 6 2011, 23:03 ET, Last post: Feb. 6 2011, 23:03 ET)
Spring lbs?
1911 frames  (Started: Nov. 22 2010, 09:13 ET, Last post: Nov. 22 2010, 10:17 ET)
Sti vs caspian
3 cut questions  (Started: Oct. 11 2010, 08:06 ET, Last post: Nov. 16 2010, 00:26 ET)
Sarco gunsmith special 1911 frame  (Started: Oct. 31 2010, 18:08 ET, Last post: Nov. 14 2010, 20:40 ET)
Lowered rails spec?  (Started: Sep. 28 2010, 18:33 ET, Last post: Sep. 28 2010, 18:33 ET)
4 the new guys that need help on 1911s  (Started: Sep. 13 2010, 21:19 ET, Last post: Sep. 18 2010, 20:34 ET)
Great info
Casting shipping help  (Started: Jul. 31 2010, 15:25 ET, Last post: Sep. 11 2010, 00:47 ET)
Exposed disconnector  (Started: Apr. 24 2010, 18:09 ET, Last post: Sep. 7 2010, 20:20 ET)
Need a military stamped trigger  (Started: Aug. 6 2010, 13:03 ET, Last post: Aug. 29 2010, 11:30 ET)
Disconnector question  (Started: Jul. 25 2010, 00:42 ET, Last post: Aug. 27 2010, 11:36 ET)
Fitting a ramped (nowlin) barrel  (Started: Aug. 19 2010, 00:14 ET, Last post: Aug. 27 2010, 11:29 ET)
Fitting
Anyone doing kto builds?  (Started: Aug. 2 2010, 20:03 ET, Last post: Aug. 19 2010, 23:16 ET)
A thought, a 1911 frame with glock parts  (Started: Aug. 5 2010, 20:21 ET, Last post: Aug. 10 2010, 22:33 ET)
Upper rail  (Started: Jun. 8 2010, 10:35 ET, Last post: Aug. 2 2010, 20:11 ET)
Scratch built 1911 from bar stock  (Started: May 18 2007, 00:09 ET, Last post: May 29 2010, 10:58 ET)
1911 frames  (Started: May 21 2010, 13:24 ET, Last post: May 25 2010, 09:29 ET)
Installing ramped barrels  (Started: Mar. 9 2010, 08:15 ET, Last post: May 23 2010, 12:22 ET)
Machine frame?
Trashtical Custom & Trashtical Custom Commander...  (Started: Feb. 25 2004, 02:50 ET, Last post: May 4 2010, 14:32 ET)
Let's begin...  :thumbs:
Problem with fitting barrel - won't go in battery  (Started: Mar. 19 2010, 23:43 ET, Last post: Apr. 9 2010, 02:41 ET)
80% receiver source ?  (Started: Mar. 28 2010, 14:10 ET, Last post: Mar. 28 2010, 19:41 ET)
Will sti 2011 style frame hold up?  (Started: Mar. 12 2010, 12:46 ET, Last post: Mar. 12 2010, 12:46 ET)
Msh pin hole?  (Started: Mar. 11 2010, 00:31 ET, Last post: Mar. 11 2010, 17:59 ET)
Full sized - "shorty"  (Started: Sep. 10 2009, 22:20 ET, Last post: Feb. 27 2010, 11:27 ET)
1911a1 drawings  (Started: Feb. 19 2010, 18:01 ET, Last post: Feb. 22 2010, 07:27 ET)
1911a1 drawings
Disconnector hole counterbore  (Started: Sep. 13 2009, 18:22 ET, Last post: Jan. 28 2010, 01:42 ET)
Best way to machine?
Lokking for 1911 80& and rugermk2  (Started: Jan. 23 2010, 16:26 ET, Last post: Jan. 23 2010, 18:11 ET)
Sear/ disconnector contact area  (Started: Nov. 27 2009, 13:08 ET, Last post: Nov. 28 2009, 11:00 ET)
Anyone have measurements
Decorator complete  (Started: Jun. 5 2009, 16:03 ET, Last post: Nov. 20 2009, 12:15 ET)
Front sight height  (Started: Nov. 6 2009, 18:08 ET, Last post: Nov. 7 2009, 07:43 ET)
Options...
40s&w build on a full size 1911 frame  (Started: Nov. 4 2009, 15:03 ET, Last post: Nov. 4 2009, 20:52 ET)
Questions about what to look out for...
Finish wear at stirrup  (Started: Sep. 13 2009, 21:08 ET, Last post: Oct. 1 2009, 21:08 ET)
Drop in barrel  (Started: Sep. 21 2009, 22:04 ET, Last post: Sep. 28 2009, 22:53 ET)
Got gaps
Caspian .38  (Started: Sep. 13 2009, 14:55 ET, Last post: Sep. 16 2009, 18:33 ET)
1911 barrel links  where to get odd sizes?  (Started: Aug. 19 2009, 20:32 ET, Last post: Aug. 20 2009, 20:19 ET)
Cutting msh slots  (Started: Aug. 8 2009, 13:22 ET, Last post: Aug. 8 2009, 23:30 ET)
How is it done
Cutting the barrel bedding area.  (Started: Jul. 15 2009, 09:20 ET, Last post: Aug. 4 2009, 07:52 ET)
What’s the best way
Raw castings...  (Started: Jul. 22 2009, 17:13 ET, Last post: Jul. 22 2009, 17:13 ET)
Fitting a bevertail  (Started: Jul. 12 2009, 11:45 ET, Last post: Jul. 17 2009, 23:35 ET)
If it ain't g.i. i'm lost
Anyone want in?  (Started: Jun. 18 2009, 14:32 ET, Last post: Jul. 17 2009, 18:32 ET)
1911 somewhat machined frames
Norinco 1911a1 np29 9mm  (Started: Jun. 27 2009, 04:06 ET, Last post: Jul. 16 2009, 03:42 ET)
Sti or svi???  (Started: Jul. 9 2009, 20:47 ET, Last post: Jul. 10 2009, 23:42 ET)
Which to build
Rely on link?  (Started: Jul. 8 2009, 15:06 ET, Last post: Jul. 10 2009, 22:45 ET)
To stop rearward motions
New sarco slides  (Started: Apr. 27 2009, 18:41 ET, Last post: Jun. 28 2009, 19:14 ET)
Anyone seen em?
Possible new frame from kt  (Started: Sep. 9 2008, 11:52 ET, Last post: Jun. 22 2009, 22:43 ET)
But are you interested?
Sarco frames  (Started: Jun. 16 2009, 20:03 ET, Last post: Jun. 17 2009, 15:08 ET)
Where can i find an 80% frame?  (Started: May 31 2009, 03:38 ET, Last post: Jun. 1 2009, 00:45 ET)
Just not right  (Started: May 25 2009, 13:01 ET, Last post: May 29 2009, 19:37 ET)
Anacronysim
Drilling the mag release  (Started: May 21 2009, 18:35 ET, Last post: May 22 2009, 00:21 ET)
Not noted on the plans
Barrel groove seat recess  (Started: May 10 2009, 01:05 ET, Last post: May 11 2009, 22:43 ET)
Whatever you call it...
A 1911 assembly video  (Started: Aug. 31 2008, 17:32 ET, Last post: May 11 2009, 08:41 ET)
Exceptional
So i have this frame  (Started: Mar. 23 2009, 15:07 ET, Last post: May 10 2009, 22:10 ET)
Commander or officer ? or junk ?
Slide rail slots  (Started: May 5 2009, 16:32 ET, Last post: May 5 2009, 23:49 ET)
Whats the way to go about cutting
1911 deschmoe package  (Started: May 1 2009, 21:59 ET, Last post: May 3 2009, 22:04 ET)
Mim removal
Cutting 6" to 5"  (Started: Apr. 26 2009, 17:07 ET, Last post: May 3 2009, 21:57 ET)
Frames at sarco  (Started: Apr. 19 2009, 21:16 ET, Last post: Apr. 22 2009, 15:41 ET)
Prices seem good
Hammer won’t re-cock after firing  (Started: Apr. 13 2009, 17:32 ET, Last post: Apr. 22 2009, 15:40 ET)
Any suggestions
1911 parts kit  (Started: Apr. 14 2009, 15:36 ET, Last post: Apr. 16 2009, 04:21 ET)
For those w/o the cashola
1911 castings the work begins  (Started: Mar. 30 2009, 20:26 ET, Last post: Apr. 4 2009, 01:01 ET)
0% frame work  (Started: Mar. 31 2009, 08:38 ET, Last post: Mar. 31 2009, 08:38 ET)
Sarco $19.95 paper weight
80% 1911 frames?  (Started: Mar. 26 2009, 16:47 ET, Last post: Mar. 29 2009, 20:24 ET)
1911 build flop  (Started: Mar. 12 2009, 16:52 ET, Last post: Mar. 23 2009, 23:28 ET)
Input needed to correct problems.
Idea for improving slide to frame fit  (Started: Mar. 15 2009, 05:21 ET, Last post: Mar. 19 2009, 10:38 ET)
Will this work
Colt series 80 sears are plated???  (Started: Mar. 15 2009, 18:17 ET, Last post: Mar. 15 2009, 23:14 ET)
Micro mill 1911  (Started: Nov. 4 2006, 02:50 ET, Last post: Mar. 14 2009, 04:09 ET)
Using a micro mill to do 1911 rails.
What operations will make a frame?  (Started: Mar. 1 2009, 14:20 ET, Last post: Mar. 9 2009, 07:56 ET)
What batf says?
Source for caspian seconds  (Started: Mar. 7 2009, 08:49 ET, Last post: Mar. 7 2009, 08:49 ET)
Are sarco roto 1911 barrels ok?  (Started: Mar. 1 2009, 20:15 ET, Last post: Mar. 3 2009, 00:40 ET)
Usgi trigger  (Started: Mar. 2 2009, 23:35 ET, Last post: Mar. 2 2009, 23:35 ET)
Cast frames  (Started: Feb. 16 2009, 15:48 ET, Last post: Feb. 28 2009, 14:45 ET)
Are cast frames worth the effort?
Locktite or adhesive for front sight  (Started: Feb. 27 2009, 17:06 ET, Last post: Feb. 28 2009, 08:18 ET)
What’s the best to use?
Using kasenit on a sarco cast frame?  (Started: Feb. 22 2009, 14:39 ET, Last post: Feb. 23 2009, 13:57 ET)
Case hardening cast frames?
80 percent frame on gb  (Started: Feb. 20 2009, 07:34 ET, Last post: Feb. 23 2009, 08:11 ET)
Frame plus ii type  (Started: Feb. 20 2009, 13:25 ET, Last post: Feb. 23 2009, 07:37 ET)
Frame plus ii type
Main spring for 1911  (Started: Feb. 4 2009, 16:39 ET, Last post: Feb. 21 2009, 01:31 ET)
Whats the lightest spring you can use
1911 vs 1911 commander  (Started: Feb. 17 2009, 09:37 ET, Last post: Feb. 17 2009, 17:44 ET)
What is the differnce in the frames?
1911 lh mag release  (Started: Feb. 15 2009, 03:57 ET, Last post: Feb. 17 2009, 01:28 ET)
Whats the difference in these frames?  (Started: Jan. 23 2009, 11:52 ET, Last post: Feb. 15 2009, 15:10 ET)
Will this work?  (Started: Feb. 10 2009, 10:24 ET, Last post: Feb. 10 2009, 21:55 ET)
Sarco build  (Started: Feb. 8 2009, 13:26 ET, Last post: Feb. 10 2009, 19:03 ET)
Spec
Slide stop holes wrong  (Started: Feb. 8 2009, 13:24 ET, Last post: Feb. 8 2009, 20:49 ET)
22 conversion  (Started: Jan. 31 2009, 12:30 ET, Last post: Feb. 2 2009, 22:38 ET)
Best strategy for filing 1911 internal frame  (Started: Jan. 26 2009, 21:09 ET, Last post: Jan. 30 2009, 19:53 ET)
Trigger way, magazine area, sarco frames
1911 cocking, head-space and other questions.  (Started: Jan. 22 2009, 12:47 ET, Last post: Jan. 30 2009, 16:58 ET)
Drop in parts?
Diconnector hole location on frame  (Started: Dec. 22 2008, 20:53 ET, Last post: Jan. 30 2009, 15:18 ET)
0% to 40% 1911  (Started: Jan. 28 2009, 12:09 ET, Last post: Jan. 29 2009, 01:59 ET)
How do you cut the notch in magazine release area  (Started: Jan. 26 2009, 21:26 ET, Last post: Jan. 27 2009, 10:08 ET)
A small notch exists inside the frame
Cheap 100% frames and slides  (Started: Nov. 5 2008, 13:18 ET, Last post: Jan. 24 2009, 01:22 ET)
Well?
What is the differences  (Started: Jan. 22 2009, 09:18 ET, Last post: Jan. 22 2009, 18:29 ET)
.45 or 9mm or .22
Screwed up my rails on 1911 frame  (Started: Jan. 11 2009, 15:06 ET, Last post: Jan. 18 2009, 20:54 ET)
Ss casting
Cutting dovetails for sights  (Started: Jan. 10 2009, 15:32 ET, Last post: Jan. 11 2009, 15:59 ET)
How is it done
Countersink what angle?  (Started: Jan. 1 2009, 19:49 ET, Last post: Jan. 1 2009, 20:30 ET)
Marvel checkering jig?  (Started: Dec. 28 2008, 10:07 ET, Last post: Dec. 28 2008, 10:07 ET)
Rock island 1911  (Started: Sep. 16 2008, 21:40 ET, Last post: Dec. 19 2008, 21:01 ET)
Are these any good?
Diyguns 1911 kit  (Started: Oct. 6 2008, 20:07 ET, Last post: Dec. 8 2008, 17:37 ET)
Officer's mainspring shorter?  (Started: Oct. 11 2008, 14:59 ET, Last post: Nov. 13 2008, 00:31 ET)
1911 drawing  (Started: Oct. 27 2008, 21:18 ET, Last post: Oct. 28 2008, 20:02 ET)
Plain and simple
.canadian source for 80% 1911 frames?  (Started: Oct. 16 2008, 15:59 ET, Last post: Oct. 16 2008, 17:29 ET)
Wouldn't it be nice for us canucks
Sarco compact frame castings  (Started: Sep. 6 2008, 16:15 ET, Last post: Oct. 6 2008, 13:06 ET)
Are they std size
"improvised" sti  (Started: Sep. 29 2008, 17:28 ET, Last post: Oct. 1 2008, 05:48 ET)
Sti out of a single stack frame?
New build - sa mil - spec  (Started: Sep. 28 2008, 17:32 ET, Last post: Sep. 28 2008, 22:45 ET)
1911 parts kits? who has them?  (Started: Sep. 27 2008, 20:29 ET, Last post: Sep. 27 2008, 20:29 ET)
Making your 1911 safer  (Started: Sep. 8 2008, 12:54 ET, Last post: Sep. 23 2008, 13:28 ET)
1911 sarco compact build problem  (Started: Sep. 19 2008, 22:13 ET, Last post: Sep. 20 2008, 23:06 ET)
My 1911other build  (Started: Aug. 5 2008, 17:33 ET, Last post: Sep. 20 2008, 14:37 ET)
0% cast frame  (Started: Jul. 16 2008, 22:32 ET, Last post: Sep. 17 2008, 11:03 ET)
Has anyone tried this guy?  (Started: Sep. 6 2008, 17:00 ET, Last post: Sep. 12 2008, 19:03 ET)
Buffing stainless steel frames  (Started: Sep. 7 2008, 12:42 ET, Last post: Sep. 9 2008, 13:49 ET)
Anybody have mm size for grip bushings?  (Started: Feb. 17 2008, 18:39 ET, Last post: Sep. 7 2008, 19:15 ET)
Taurus 1911 ambi safety  (Started: Sep. 3 2008, 13:04 ET, Last post: Sep. 4 2008, 21:58 ET)
The sarco kit  (Started: Aug. 9 2008, 17:43 ET, Last post: Aug. 31 2008, 16:38 ET)
Cheap 1911
Which fram would you rather have?  (Started: Aug. 7 2008, 20:39 ET, Last post: Aug. 28 2008, 20:52 ET)
Can we develop and pin a faq  (Started: Aug. 17 2008, 21:24 ET, Last post: Aug. 28 2008, 18:44 ET)
Bits and endmills for 40 or 60%
1911 enhanced slide  (Started: Aug. 17 2008, 15:01 ET, Last post: Aug. 17 2008, 16:04 ET)
Pls. describe enhancement
Fiirst kit build ever need some help.  (Started: Aug. 16 2008, 15:11 ET, Last post: Aug. 17 2008, 09:33 ET)
First time building a 1911 from a kit
Do frames need heat treating  (Started: Aug. 5 2008, 16:33 ET, Last post: Aug. 16 2008, 18:17 ET)
Whats a good hardness for a frame
List of supplies  (Started: Aug. 14 2008, 23:47 ET, Last post: Aug. 15 2008, 19:59 ET)
1911 slide stop notch  (Started: Aug. 5 2008, 23:58 ET, Last post: Aug. 12 2008, 19:59 ET)
Repairing a slide
1911 paper template or drilling jig  (Started: Aug. 11 2008, 12:26 ET, Last post: Aug. 11 2008, 19:36 ET)
Can anyone offer one up for the board?
Trigger guard inside dimensions  (Started: Aug. 9 2008, 08:29 ET, Last post: Aug. 9 2008, 08:29 ET)
Osi 1911 jig  (Started: Aug. 4 2008, 13:38 ET, Last post: Aug. 7 2008, 21:18 ET)
1911 frame build from billet  (Started: Jul. 31 2008, 21:30 ET, Last post: Aug. 1 2008, 20:59 ET)
Frame build from billet done before?
Drilling extractor and firing pin holes  (Started: Aug. 1 2008, 14:25 ET, Last post: Aug. 1 2008, 14:25 ET)
Government  model vs officer's model  (Started: Jul. 24 2008, 21:50 ET, Last post: Jul. 31 2008, 20:01 ET)
New kt frame  (Started: Oct. 16 2005, 22:10 ET, Last post: Jul. 30 2008, 18:40 ET)
What caliber and why
1911 frames  (Started: Jul. 28 2008, 11:26 ET, Last post: Jul. 30 2008, 00:25 ET)
Essex oversize frame sale at midway  (Started: Jul. 29 2008, 15:48 ET, Last post: Jul. 29 2008, 15:48 ET)
101.56 but ffl needed
Dimension of brownells 1911 mag well filler  (Started: Jul. 27 2008, 17:41 ET, Last post: Jul. 28 2008, 21:30 ET)
1911 terminology?  (Started: Jul. 25 2008, 18:53 ET, Last post: Jul. 25 2008, 23:21 ET)
1st post, 2nd build; need some input  (Started: Jul. 20 2008, 18:56 ET, Last post: Jul. 21 2008, 22:26 ET)
Maiden run for my first 1911 not so hot
0% 1911 from halves  (Started: Apr. 8 2006, 01:27 ET, Last post: Jul. 16 2008, 06:28 ET)
How kt does it
My 1911 build  (Started: Jul. 13 2008, 16:20 ET, Last post: Jul. 15 2008, 22:51 ET)
Mistakes and all.
Small 1911 build  (Started: Jul. 13 2008, 09:29 ET, Last post: Jul. 13 2008, 21:18 ET)
Parts suppliers?
Why can't i find a mainspring housing "how to"?  (Started: Jul. 10 2008, 22:33 ET, Last post: Jul. 13 2008, 16:09 ET)
V-10 porting on officer, commander, or full size  (Started: Jul. 8 2008, 22:31 ET, Last post: Jul. 8 2008, 22:31 ET)
Slide frame problem  (Started: Jun. 30 2008, 13:55 ET, Last post: Jul. 1 2008, 15:36 ET)
Building a 1911?  (Started: Apr. 6 2008, 06:04 ET, Last post: Jun. 26 2008, 16:29 ET)
No one has 60-80% in stock?
1911 45 chamber diameter  (Started: Jun. 25 2008, 08:04 ET, Last post: Jun. 25 2008, 08:04 ET)
Sarco slide  (Started: Mar. 21 2006, 17:18 ET, Last post: Jun. 16 2008, 17:43 ET)
Info wanted
1911 80% build  (Started: Nov. 10 2005, 08:38 ET, Last post: Jun. 16 2008, 17:41 ET)
Hammer, sear and safety pin holes
1911 parts for sale  (Started: Jun. 16 2008, 10:52 ET, Last post: Jun. 16 2008, 10:52 ET)
Taking off bo-mar blade?  (Started: Jun. 3 2008, 12:24 ET, Last post: Jun. 4 2008, 12:46 ET)
Sarco decorator frame  (Started: May 5 2008, 19:15 ET, Last post: May 31 2008, 22:43 ET)
Successful build
Springfield rebuild (pixs)  (Started: May 27 2008, 21:35 ET, Last post: May 28 2008, 23:03 ET)
Slide stop  (Started: May 25 2008, 08:57 ET, Last post: May 27 2008, 02:23 ET)
Questions for 1911 guru's  (Started: May 21 2008, 20:46 ET, Last post: May 24 2008, 01:01 ET)
9x25 dillon  (Started: May 18 2008, 17:46 ET, Last post: May 19 2008, 23:57 ET)
Would it beat itself up?
Gripsafty headache!  (Started: May 17 2008, 06:50 ET, Last post: May 18 2008, 22:16 ET)
Safty/trigger probleme  (Started: May 14 2008, 00:35 ET, Last post: May 16 2008, 10:37 ET)
100% frame choices in steel  (Started: Apr. 28 2008, 20:28 ET, Last post: May 12 2008, 17:38 ET)
100% frame buildup and help
1911 Problems  (Started: Oct. 12 2002, 18:20 ET, Last post: May 8 2008, 10:37 ET)
Blindhog HELP!!
Bull barrel questions...  (Started: Apr. 15 2008, 17:00 ET, Last post: May 2 2008, 11:10 ET)
How tight is too tight??
Wondering how this was done?  (Started: Apr. 28 2008, 21:16 ET, Last post: May 2 2008, 09:59 ET)
Pinning the safety  (Started: Apr. 22 2008, 13:29 ET, Last post: Apr. 29 2008, 17:57 ET)
Good idea or bad ?
1911 vs. 1911 gold cup  (Started: Apr. 13 2008, 14:32 ET, Last post: Apr. 27 2008, 13:16 ET)
Beavertail install  (Started: Apr. 17 2008, 00:13 ET, Last post: Apr. 20 2008, 13:19 ET)
Thanks to blindhogg...
Link question.  (Started: Apr. 19 2008, 11:03 ET, Last post: Apr. 20 2008, 13:18 ET)
Need a dust cover..  (Started: Apr. 20 2008, 05:24 ET, Last post: Apr. 20 2008, 12:57 ET)
Give me yours.... :)
Office/ultra compact dust cover  (Started: Apr. 20 2008, 03:15 ET, Last post: Apr. 20 2008, 05:14 ET)
How long?
Todays project....  (Started: Apr. 18 2008, 03:13 ET, Last post: Apr. 20 2008, 03:52 ET)
Fixing some visual issues...
Very low cost training ammo  (Started: Jan. 22 2008, 15:26 ET, Last post: Apr. 18 2008, 21:34 ET)
Sarco inc  (Started: Mar. 25 2008, 11:31 ET, Last post: Apr. 14 2008, 13:12 ET)
No more 1911 frames
Simple template for 1911  (Started: Nov. 12 2007, 16:26 ET, Last post: Apr. 14 2008, 12:51 ET)
Does anyone have a simple on
Removed firing pin plunger and spring  (Started: Apr. 13 2008, 02:29 ET, Last post: Apr. 14 2008, 01:48 ET)
Llama mini-max
Kings is going to close  (Started: Jan. 6 2008, 00:35 ET, Last post: Apr. 13 2008, 23:06 ET)
Kings is going to close
1911 light rail dimensions  (Started: Dec. 30 2007, 16:13 ET, Last post: Apr. 13 2008, 17:09 ET)
60% frame  (Started: Apr. 6 2008, 09:47 ET, Last post: Apr. 6 2008, 10:50 ET)
Deformed brass  (Started: Apr. 4 2008, 03:58 ET, Last post: Apr. 6 2008, 10:01 ET)
Anyone have demilled frames?  (Started: Apr. 1 2008, 22:40 ET, Last post: Apr. 1 2008, 22:40 ET)
Slide gets stuck back  (Started: Mar. 22 2008, 02:17 ET, Last post: Mar. 23 2008, 05:56 ET)
1911 In Auto-Saftey Mode  (Started: Jun. 8 2004, 03:34 ET, Last post: Mar. 22 2008, 22:53 ET)
Assembling 1911 problems
Fibergeek 45  (Started: Dec. 5 2006, 00:57 ET, Last post: Mar. 22 2008, 10:16 ET)
A few 1911 pcr's for sale  (Started: Feb. 28 2008, 23:44 ET, Last post: Mar. 21 2008, 20:57 ET)
Sti blueprints???  (Started: Mar. 16 2008, 17:45 ET, Last post: Mar. 17 2008, 09:33 ET)
Sarco decorator frames  (Started: Feb. 3 2008, 11:59 ET, Last post: Mar. 10 2008, 22:57 ET)
60% frame
Any ideas to cure hammer bounce?  (Started: Mar. 7 2008, 23:38 ET, Last post: Mar. 8 2008, 10:44 ET)
Llama minimax  (Started: Feb. 28 2008, 13:48 ET, Last post: Mar. 7 2008, 11:02 ET)
Reliability
Essex  (Started: Jul. 23 2007, 18:02 ET, Last post: Mar. 6 2008, 21:34 ET)
1911 frame
Springfield 1911a1 "loaded"  (Started: Mar. 3 2008, 22:01 ET, Last post: Mar. 5 2008, 00:12 ET)
Parts, where/what to buy/make
Kimber 1911 rear sight cut dimensions?  (Started: Feb. 26 2008, 07:36 ET, Last post: Mar. 4 2008, 14:38 ET)
Anyone have a drawing ?
1911 mags  (Started: Feb. 16 2008, 10:15 ET, Last post: Mar. 1 2008, 19:59 ET)
$20-$30
1911 build issue  (Started: Feb. 25 2008, 20:48 ET, Last post: Feb. 28 2008, 20:00 ET)
Slide problem
Keyseat cutter for dremel  (Started: Feb. 1 2008, 09:07 ET, Last post: Feb. 26 2008, 09:17 ET)
Magazine catch cut.  (Started: Feb. 15 2008, 23:14 ET, Last post: Feb. 16 2008, 14:57 ET)
Hammer: infantry vs officers & commander  (Started: Jan. 13 2008, 09:40 ET, Last post: Feb. 9 2008, 05:22 ET)
Sarco frame for ciener skide?  (Started: Dec. 26 2007, 22:43 ET, Last post: Feb. 1 2008, 18:11 ET)
Frame features  (Started: Feb. 1 2008, 17:55 ET, Last post: Feb. 1 2008, 17:55 ET)
Re-chamber for a 1903 colt  (Started: Jan. 4 2008, 23:55 ET, Last post: Jan. 30 2008, 14:19 ET)
Sarco frames  (Started: Jan. 21 2008, 16:10 ET, Last post: Jan. 22 2008, 17:22 ET)
Has anyone started theirs?
Sarco 1911 frame and kit  (Started: Dec. 19 2007, 13:41 ET, Last post: Jan. 22 2008, 14:34 ET)
Need some advice
Have frame, blueprint and question  (Started: Dec. 2 2007, 18:59 ET, Last post: Jan. 21 2008, 00:18 ET)
Sarco frame ????'s
What's the deal with this slide?  (Started: Jan. 11 2008, 16:24 ET, Last post: Jan. 16 2008, 16:10 ET)
Newbie considering a 1911 build what kit.....  (Started: Jan. 12 2008, 10:46 ET, Last post: Jan. 12 2008, 11:40 ET)
What kit to go for and tools needed
Aberdeen armory 80%????  (Started: Dec. 6 2007, 12:36 ET, Last post: Jan. 11 2008, 17:39 ET)
What do i have?
Need advice on my 460 rowland conversion  (Started: Jan. 11 2008, 17:23 ET, Last post: Jan. 11 2008, 17:23 ET)
Need advice on my 460 rowland conversion
Help how high should the disconnector be?  (Started: Jan. 4 2008, 02:10 ET, Last post: Jan. 6 2008, 00:31 ET)
Im getting 100%reliability on 80% build  (Started: Dec. 31 2007, 03:51 ET, Last post: Jan. 2 2008, 01:27 ET)
No stove pipes or ftfs heres how...
Starting no my sarco frames soon  (Started: Dec. 21 2007, 19:38 ET, Last post: Dec. 30 2007, 21:16 ET)
A couple of frame questions  (Started: Dec. 24 2007, 15:59 ET, Last post: Dec. 28 2007, 16:35 ET)
Colt commander frame - series 80
460 rowland comander project  (Started: Dec. 27 2007, 13:43 ET, Last post: Dec. 27 2007, 19:28 ET)
Tannery 80% beryllium  (Started: Dec. 12 2007, 18:31 ET, Last post: Dec. 25 2007, 12:44 ET)
Newbee question about building a 1911  (Started: Dec. 17 2007, 14:09 ET, Last post: Dec. 23 2007, 14:07 ET)
Want some info
Colt 1911 handgun assembly animation  (Started: Dec. 13 2007, 23:23 ET, Last post: Dec. 15 2007, 00:56 ET)
Colt national match top end in .38spl  (Started: Dec. 5 2007, 14:51 ET, Last post: Dec. 9 2007, 23:31 ET)
Unsupported to supported  (Started: Dec. 4 2007, 16:07 ET, Last post: Dec. 5 2007, 19:44 ET)
Kimber target sight cuts?  (Started: Dec. 4 2007, 14:19 ET, Last post: Dec. 4 2007, 23:51 ET)
Sarco $20 frames  (Started: Nov. 5 2007, 20:48 ET, Last post: Dec. 4 2007, 14:52 ET)
Sarco $20 frames
Sarco frame  build  (Started: Dec. 2 2007, 17:57 ET, Last post: Dec. 4 2007, 11:39 ET)
Kit build to get  running then upgrade
Supported or unsupported barrel?  (Started: Nov. 28 2007, 08:58 ET, Last post: Nov. 29 2007, 18:15 ET)
1911 build
Anyone built a 9mm 1911  (Started: Oct. 27 2007, 14:24 ET, Last post: Nov. 20 2007, 20:47 ET)
I want to buy a aluminum frame  (Started: Nov. 15 2007, 22:10 ET, Last post: Nov. 20 2007, 14:33 ET)
I want to buy a aluminum frame
1911 hood scratches  (Started: Oct. 25 2007, 17:28 ET, Last post: Nov. 19 2007, 17:11 ET)
1911 grip screws  (Started: Nov. 7 2007, 19:56 ET, Last post: Nov. 15 2007, 17:12 ET)
Slide/frame fit  (Started: Nov. 14 2007, 15:57 ET, Last post: Nov. 14 2007, 15:57 ET)
80% sarco frames machining questions and answers  (Started: Oct. 15 2007, 22:53 ET, Last post: Nov. 11 2007, 23:42 ET)
Is it safe to file sides of disconnector?  (Started: Jul. 16 2004, 01:58 ET, Last post: Nov. 9 2007, 22:05 ET)
Nose won't fit thru top hole
Sarco has frames  (Started: Nov. 7 2007, 01:48 ET, Last post: Nov. 7 2007, 01:48 ET)
I just bought one today
How hard is it to add a ambi thumb safety?  (Started: Oct. 22 2007, 23:51 ET, Last post: Oct. 31 2007, 13:31 ET)
Buliding a 1911 officer  (Started: Oct. 27 2007, 16:27 ET, Last post: Oct. 28 2007, 04:23 ET)
1911 officer, caliber conversion.?  (Started: Oct. 25 2007, 12:24 ET, Last post: Oct. 25 2007, 12:24 ET)
Considering building a 1911  (Started: Aug. 25 2007, 21:57 ET, Last post: Oct. 17 2007, 15:53 ET)
Noob here
Ok i got them now what?  (Started: Oct. 1 2007, 22:30 ET, Last post: Oct. 17 2007, 14:43 ET)
Ok i got them now what?
Kuhnhausen shop manuals  (Started: Jul. 9 2007, 13:46 ET, Last post: Oct. 16 2007, 00:14 ET)
Hoodface to breachface - contact when fitting bbl?  (Started: Oct. 12 2007, 10:45 ET, Last post: Oct. 15 2007, 20:19 ET)
Need help in arklatex  (Started: Oct. 7 2007, 00:16 ET, Last post: Oct. 7 2007, 21:01 ET)
Have all parts, need help making it work
Diy guns  (Started: Oct. 5 2007, 17:33 ET, Last post: Oct. 5 2007, 17:33 ET)
Disconnector hole in top of frame  (Started: Sep. 28 2007, 07:18 ET, Last post: Oct. 3 2007, 18:50 ET)
What angle?
Officers msh different than gov msh?  (Started: Sep. 26 2007, 16:57 ET, Last post: Oct. 2 2007, 18:14 ET)
Different 80%  (Started: Sep. 4 2006, 13:57 ET, Last post: Sep. 29 2007, 00:55 ET)
60% and 9mm  (Started: Sep. 27 2007, 18:47 ET, Last post: Sep. 28 2007, 09:33 ET)
New blaster finished  (Started: Aug. 27 2007, 22:20 ET, Last post: Sep. 25 2007, 18:41 ET)
Fitting parts onto tannery shop frame  (Started: Sep. 14 2007, 14:53 ET, Last post: Sep. 15 2007, 20:17 ET)
Q about slide from group buy kit  (Started: Sep. 8 2007, 19:41 ET, Last post: Sep. 13 2007, 17:33 ET)
Commander top on gm lower - noobee questions...  (Started: Aug. 31 2007, 14:30 ET, Last post: Sep. 9 2007, 20:19 ET)
I know this has been beat to death, but
1911 video  (Started: Aug. 28 2007, 19:56 ET, Last post: Sep. 6 2007, 20:52 ET)
Newbie first build - photo journal  (Started: Dec. 8 2006, 00:34 ET, Last post: Sep. 5 2007, 16:19 ET)
The adventure begins.....
Lapping  (Started: Aug. 17 2007, 12:53 ET, Last post: Sep. 3 2007, 13:16 ET)
Spring strength chart  (Started: Aug. 30 2007, 08:19 ET, Last post: Aug. 30 2007, 17:06 ET)
Need info on unlabeled springs
Xx% frame  built to shoot 10mm  (Started: Aug. 23 2007, 22:30 ET, Last post: Aug. 30 2007, 08:15 ET)
Bulding a 1911 10mm
First build not going so well  (Started: Aug. 11 2007, 01:48 ET, Last post: Aug. 28 2007, 13:15 ET)
Argh
First build going better  (Started: Aug. 18 2007, 15:50 ET, Last post: Aug. 24 2007, 23:09 ET)
Moderate success!
First build help  (Started: Aug. 19 2007, 20:55 ET, Last post: Aug. 20 2007, 20:57 ET)
1911 60%
Newbie wants to try a build  (Started: Aug. 6 2007, 14:04 ET, Last post: Aug. 6 2007, 22:01 ET)
You guys made me do it!
Anyone here ever wanted to build a star bm?  (Started: Jul. 25 2007, 12:12 ET, Last post: Aug. 6 2007, 17:18 ET)
Wait time for 80%?  (Started: Jul. 4 2007, 17:57 ET, Last post: Aug. 5 2007, 16:10 ET)
Frame identification question  (Started: May 31 2007, 22:06 ET, Last post: Jul. 12 2007, 17:43 ET)
How do i make sure this is a govt model?
1911 cad drawing 2-sheet set for sale  (Started: Jul. 10 2007, 00:46 ET, Last post: Jul. 10 2007, 14:06 ET)
Officers model recoil system  (Started: Jul. 7 2007, 22:13 ET, Last post: Jul. 8 2007, 22:03 ET)
Question about ca law  (Started: Jun. 24 2007, 03:57 ET, Last post: Jun. 25 2007, 16:30 ET)
Extractor failure  (Started: Jun. 9 2007, 21:09 ET, Last post: Jun. 19 2007, 20:13 ET)
.40 sti eats extractors
60%  (Started: Jun. 4 2007, 12:01 ET, Last post: Jun. 19 2007, 16:47 ET)
Well?
Router table for cutting rails.  (Started: Nov. 30 2006, 04:20 ET, Last post: Jun. 13 2007, 07:33 ET)
Ryobi
Questions on building  (Started: Jun. 13 2007, 07:15 ET, Last post: Jun. 13 2007, 07:15 ET)
1911 amt gun refinishing recommendations  (Started: Jun. 9 2007, 03:23 ET, Last post: Jun. 10 2007, 15:17 ET)
1911 amt gun refinishing recommendations
Cnc program for 1911  (Started: Jun. 7 2007, 22:26 ET, Last post: Jun. 10 2007, 05:23 ET)
Beavertail safety  (Started: Jun. 9 2007, 18:34 ET, Last post: Jun. 9 2007, 18:34 ET)
Blueprints?
Frame options  (Started: May 10 2007, 00:27 ET, Last post: Jun. 8 2007, 14:48 ET)
How many frame sizes are there?
Current 1911 projects  (Started: Jun. 3 2007, 03:18 ET, Last post: Jun. 6 2007, 00:08 ET)
Ramped barrel feeding  (Started: May 28 2007, 17:47 ET, Last post: Jun. 5 2007, 04:53 ET)
Para ord barrel on 1911  (Started: Jun. 5 2007, 00:14 ET, Last post: Jun. 5 2007, 00:16 ET)
Commander slide on government model frame?  (Started: Oct. 18 2006, 20:54 ET, Last post: Jun. 4 2007, 10:16 ET)
Installing new sites 1911  (Started: May 30 2007, 09:52 ET, Last post: Jun. 1 2007, 07:37 ET)
Couple of dumb questions  (Started: May 29 2007, 17:43 ET, Last post: May 30 2007, 14:06 ET)
In way over my head  (Started: May 23 2007, 18:26 ET, Last post: May 28 2007, 01:42 ET)
1911a1 frame
80% frame suppliers  (Started: May 26 2007, 18:25 ET, Last post: May 27 2007, 17:00 ET)
Need one
Which one?  (Started: May 26 2007, 15:28 ET, Last post: May 26 2007, 17:20 ET)
First build
Reccomend 60% or 80% 1911 kits?  (Started: Mar. 13 2007, 23:28 ET, Last post: May 26 2007, 15:47 ET)
And diagrams/tolerances
My custom built 1911 case  (Started: May 13 2007, 01:00 ET, Last post: May 24 2007, 22:38 ET)
What do you think ???
Failure to feed sometimes to eject  (Started: May 7 2007, 01:35 ET, Last post: May 22 2007, 20:04 ET)
10% of the time its o.k.
Briley bushing  (Started: Apr. 19 2007, 14:26 ET, Last post: May 22 2007, 17:15 ET)
Drop in
1911 strider gunner grips  (Started: Dec. 2 2006, 19:43 ET, Last post: May 19 2007, 12:50 ET)
Any good or alternatives
Parts gun  (Started: May 14 2007, 17:05 ET, Last post: May 15 2007, 16:59 ET)
Safety
Sarco 1911 builder kits  (Started: Nov. 28 2006, 10:44 ET, Last post: May 13 2007, 23:11 ET)
Decent, usable or trash?
1 hour front strap stiple  (Started: May 6 2007, 16:31 ET, Last post: May 6 2007, 22:26 ET)
Slide is sticking  (Started: May 1 2007, 20:05 ET, Last post: May 3 2007, 23:20 ET)
Need disconnector sear help?  (Started: Apr. 30 2007, 18:32 ET, Last post: May 1 2007, 19:01 ET)
First build
Barrel help  (Started: Apr. 13 2007, 18:03 ET, Last post: Apr. 26 2007, 22:14 ET)
Which type
Frame feed ramp fix  (Started: Apr. 23 2007, 20:48 ET, Last post: Apr. 25 2007, 21:30 ET)
460 rowland  (Started: Mar. 23 2007, 19:43 ET, Last post: Apr. 25 2007, 11:00 ET)
Any shooters?
Disconnecter length  (Started: Apr. 23 2007, 21:54 ET, Last post: Apr. 25 2007, 03:31 ET)
Para ordnance help  (Started: Mar. 4 2007, 09:39 ET, Last post: Apr. 20 2007, 18:38 ET)
Hammer follow  (Started: Apr. 9 2007, 18:49 ET, Last post: Apr. 17 2007, 19:31 ET)
Why
Sandblasting  (Started: Feb. 3 2007, 11:24 ET, Last post: Apr. 5 2007, 21:56 ET)
Help with equipment purchase
Sistema colt redone  (Started: Apr. 3 2007, 22:35 ET, Last post: Apr. 4 2007, 13:23 ET)
Gun-kote  (Started: Mar. 17 2007, 19:30 ET, Last post: Apr. 1 2007, 21:17 ET)
Tips?
First build!  (Started: Mar. 23 2007, 21:54 ET, Last post: Mar. 28 2007, 23:49 ET)
Completed!
1911 sight milling  (Started: Mar. 28 2007, 18:32 ET, Last post: Mar. 28 2007, 18:32 ET)
60% vs. 80% frame...  (Started: Mar. 19 2007, 23:00 ET, Last post: Mar. 27 2007, 23:10 ET)
Barrel selection  (Started: Feb. 25 2007, 13:53 ET, Last post: Mar. 21 2007, 19:49 ET)
Me again!!!
Fitting a barrel...  (Started: Mar. 6 2007, 10:12 ET, Last post: Mar. 20 2007, 16:27 ET)
Do i need anything else?
Mag catch problem  (Started: Mar. 4 2007, 14:58 ET, Last post: Mar. 17 2007, 11:35 ET)
Not cathing
Compact 45 acp  (Started: Mar. 12 2007, 11:36 ET, Last post: Mar. 17 2007, 11:17 ET)
4 inch kits?
Kt ordnance  (Started: Mar. 2 2007, 09:23 ET, Last post: Mar. 15 2007, 21:32 ET)
Slide purchase  (Started: Mar. 9 2007, 12:17 ET, Last post: Mar. 14 2007, 09:16 ET)
If you could buy just one slide?
Anyone make a light/tac rail frame  (Started: Mar. 5 2007, 00:25 ET, Last post: Mar. 10 2007, 21:12 ET)
???
Lapping compound  (Started: Mar. 8 2007, 17:19 ET, Last post: Mar. 10 2007, 21:10 ET)
Stovepiping  (Started: Mar. 1 2007, 17:24 ET, Last post: Mar. 10 2007, 11:25 ET)
Hotrod norinco.  (Started: Feb. 9 2007, 09:58 ET, Last post: Mar. 6 2007, 10:25 ET)
Couldn't help myself!
Trigger wobble  (Started: Mar. 2 2007, 01:56 ET, Last post: Mar. 4 2007, 07:07 ET)
Wilson trigger.
1911 group gripper  (Started: Feb. 18 2007, 13:44 ET, Last post: Mar. 1 2007, 10:34 ET)
Help and info please.
Newbie here, 1st 1911 build  (Started: Feb. 24 2007, 02:14 ET, Last post: Feb. 28 2007, 08:38 ET)
Some pics of the build
Need info (video)  (Started: Feb. 25 2007, 09:12 ET, Last post: Feb. 25 2007, 15:53 ET)
Looking for a 1911 video
Colt defender fail to feed?  (Started: Feb. 23 2007, 19:40 ET, Last post: Feb. 25 2007, 13:07 ET)
How easy to install ambi mag release??  (Started: Feb. 17 2007, 15:54 ET, Last post: Feb. 25 2007, 07:07 ET)
Cylinder & slide
1911 sights  (Started: Jan. 28 2007, 03:04 ET, Last post: Feb. 23 2007, 13:34 ET)
Trijicon combat sights to fit stock 1911
Ed brown bobtail  (Started: Feb. 18 2007, 15:43 ET, Last post: Feb. 18 2007, 15:43 ET)
$37.50 slides  (Started: Feb. 7 2007, 21:47 ET, Last post: Feb. 11 2007, 01:00 ET)
Temper of 7075 forging?  (Started: Feb. 8 2007, 14:41 ET, Last post: Feb. 9 2007, 07:36 ET)
1911 80% frame ? need info  (Started: Jan. 21 2007, 23:34 ET, Last post: Feb. 5 2007, 10:49 ET)
Tannery 1911 unfinished 1911 frames  (Started: Jan. 31 2007, 22:55 ET, Last post: Feb. 2 2007, 17:00 ET)
Tightening frame rails  (Started: Jan. 28 2007, 23:41 ET, Last post: Jan. 29 2007, 21:28 ET)
Whats the best way?
Is this the cut i need to make for a reverse plug?  (Started: Jan. 26 2007, 16:16 ET, Last post: Jan. 27 2007, 19:28 ET)
Sand blast bead blast  (Started: Jan. 26 2007, 16:09 ET, Last post: Jan. 26 2007, 20:18 ET)
Help buying
Cylinder and slide trigger kit  (Started: Jan. 23 2007, 20:46 ET, Last post: Jan. 25 2007, 19:53 ET)
Help needed on problems
Rear sight cut specifications?  (Started: Jan. 23 2007, 21:28 ET, Last post: Jan. 24 2007, 14:35 ET)
Where to find?
1911 action  (Started: Jan. 22 2007, 14:21 ET, Last post: Jan. 22 2007, 22:00 ET)
Help / how to?
Mag mangs to low to much play?  (Started: Jan. 17 2007, 12:37 ET, Last post: Jan. 20 2007, 22:46 ET)
I need to borrow or rent a rail cutter  (Started: Jan. 14 2007, 15:51 ET, Last post: Jan. 14 2007, 23:51 ET)
1911 builders in australia?  (Started: Jan. 6 2007, 02:48 ET, Last post: Jan. 14 2007, 13:53 ET)
Anyone
Removing scratches before applying a finish  (Started: Jan. 4 2007, 13:02 ET, Last post: Jan. 13 2007, 15:43 ET)
Spray on finish
.45 acp headspace gages  (Started: Jan. 10 2007, 21:05 ET, Last post: Jan. 13 2007, 10:43 ET)
I'm looking for dimensions
1927 colt tight fitting mag  (Started: Jan. 3 2007, 04:03 ET, Last post: Jan. 13 2007, 03:34 ET)
6061 1911 frame?  (Started: Jun. 29 2006, 11:32 ET, Last post: Jan. 12 2007, 01:31 ET)
Good choice in material?
Diyguns.com slide  (Started: Jan. 11 2007, 04:26 ET, Last post: Jan. 11 2007, 04:26 ET)
Kit
Rail fixing  (Started: Jan. 7 2007, 11:35 ET, Last post: Jan. 9 2007, 18:07 ET)
Bushings for accuracy  (Started: Jan. 7 2007, 17:13 ET, Last post: Jan. 7 2007, 22:36 ET)
What bushing and how to fit
Where to get stainless 80%?  (Started: Dec. 30 2006, 18:16 ET, Last post: Jan. 7 2007, 17:41 ET)
Anyone still sell them?
Safety shooting penetration or bounce back  (Started: Dec. 30 2006, 18:31 ET, Last post: Jan. 4 2007, 18:47 ET)
Shooting 45 acp at wood.
Extraction problem w/ new build  (Started: Jan. 1 2007, 01:18 ET, Last post: Jan. 4 2007, 07:57 ET)
Single rounds ejected ok, but ....
Streamlight m6-m3 etc  (Started: Dec. 20 2006, 21:55 ET, Last post: Dec. 30 2006, 17:37 ET)
Any good...do they work
Polishing/sanding grits  (Started: Dec. 26 2006, 10:25 ET, Last post: Dec. 27 2006, 04:00 ET)
320 200 600 etc
8 round mags vs 7  (Started: Dec. 22 2006, 20:27 ET, Last post: Dec. 26 2006, 23:00 ET)
Fbi delta force use 7
Another .45 comp project  (Started: Dec. 25 2006, 16:53 ET, Last post: Dec. 26 2006, 03:06 ET)
Frame renewal  (Started: Dec. 23 2006, 05:09 ET, Last post: Dec. 24 2006, 10:52 ET)
Removing scratches from frame and polish
Ejector shaping....  (Started: Dec. 21 2006, 18:05 ET, Last post: Dec. 24 2006, 10:25 ET)
Only for extended ones...?
Test fire  (Started: Dec. 13 2006, 22:47 ET, Last post: Dec. 24 2006, 00:47 ET)
Reloads
Muzzle blast  (Started: Dec. 15 2006, 23:48 ET, Last post: Dec. 22 2006, 22:16 ET)
Hot!!!
Jam with 1 mag feed with the other  (Started: Dec. 18 2006, 00:14 ET, Last post: Dec. 22 2006, 14:41 ET)
Chip mcormick power mag jam
1911 para power extractor  (Started: Dec. 20 2006, 03:06 ET, Last post: Dec. 21 2006, 10:10 ET)
Question questions and more questions
How many mags  (Started: Dec. 19 2006, 14:33 ET, Last post: Dec. 21 2006, 01:36 ET)
How many mags for self defense
Ejection flare relief cut details  (Started: Dec. 14 2006, 11:10 ET, Last post: Dec. 14 2006, 19:56 ET)
Looking for help/advice/pics
Thai 1911 variant  (Started: Dec. 3 2006, 16:11 ET, Last post: Dec. 9 2006, 21:16 ET)
Interesting pics, translation pending
Installing a new ejector  (Started: Dec. 5 2006, 19:44 ET, Last post: Dec. 8 2006, 13:30 ET)
Drilling hole etc
Magazine 2nd round  (Started: Dec. 4 2006, 20:50 ET, Last post: Dec. 7 2006, 16:46 ET)
2nd round jam
Dimensions of frame slide cuts  (Started: Dec. 6 2006, 10:28 ET, Last post: Dec. 7 2006, 11:14 ET)
Resolving a discrepancy
Are these 1911's?  (Started: Nov. 30 2006, 22:21 ET, Last post: Dec. 6 2006, 20:30 ET)
?
Pics/info on sarco build kit & gi slide #c45160  (Started: Dec. 2 2006, 21:03 ET, Last post: Dec. 6 2006, 12:17 ET)
Sarco build kit & gi slide w/ sights
Mainspring housing pin  (Started: Nov. 28 2006, 05:17 ET, Last post: Dec. 6 2006, 08:27 ET)
Wont go in
40% 1911 measurement needed  (Started: Nov. 28 2006, 23:47 ET, Last post: Dec. 4 2006, 23:32 ET)
High cutting frontstrap prior to checkering  (Started: Dec. 3 2006, 13:23 ET, Last post: Dec. 4 2006, 22:56 ET)
Colt defender barrel feed ramp?  (Started: Dec. 3 2006, 21:29 ET, Last post: Dec. 4 2006, 22:45 ET)
Officer parts that dont interchange  (Started: Dec. 2 2006, 17:43 ET, Last post: Dec. 4 2006, 17:37 ET)
1911 doctors... diagnosis, please  (Started: Dec. 1 2006, 23:23 ET, Last post: Dec. 4 2006, 16:34 ET)
Lasermax 1911  (Started: Dec. 4 2006, 01:11 ET, Last post: Dec. 4 2006, 15:32 ET)
Pics/info on sarco gi slide  (Started: Dec. 2 2006, 21:05 ET, Last post: Dec. 2 2006, 21:05 ET)
Pics of slide
Sarco builders kits for the .45 worth it?  (Started: Oct. 19 2006, 13:41 ET, Last post: Nov. 30 2006, 14:16 ET)
Discconector question  (Started: Nov. 29 2006, 14:43 ET, Last post: Nov. 29 2006, 15:11 ET)
Disconnestor sticking through frame
Hammer problem  (Started: Nov. 28 2006, 13:34 ET, Last post: Nov. 28 2006, 20:26 ET)
Hammer wont lock back consistantly
1911 jam  (Started: Nov. 25 2006, 06:54 ET, Last post: Nov. 28 2006, 11:45 ET)
Round jamming
Thumb safety fitting problem  (Started: Nov. 28 2006, 04:48 ET, Last post: Nov. 28 2006, 08:51 ET)
Thumb safety hitting sear
1911 hammer strut and pin  (Started: Nov. 27 2006, 08:36 ET, Last post: Nov. 27 2006, 13:43 ET)
Strut pin seems a little too wide
80% tannery/sarco kits - series 70 or 80?  (Started: Nov. 26 2006, 12:30 ET, Last post: Nov. 26 2006, 13:22 ET)
Series 70 or 80
Sear installation problem  (Started: Nov. 23 2006, 23:50 ET, Last post: Nov. 24 2006, 23:33 ET)
Sear too wide or not??
First build  (Started: May 13 2006, 23:23 ET, Last post: Nov. 24 2006, 22:08 ET)
1911 assembly  (Started: Nov. 23 2006, 19:33 ET, Last post: Nov. 23 2006, 21:57 ET)
Assembly of small parts
Here's a funny  (Started: Nov. 21 2006, 23:00 ET, Last post: Nov. 21 2006, 23:33 ET)
1911 slide to frame fitslight gap between dust cov  (Started: Nov. 16 2006, 11:09 ET, Last post: Nov. 17 2006, 22:06 ET)
Tannery 60% vrs 80%  (Started: Nov. 15 2006, 00:46 ET, Last post: Nov. 16 2006, 01:55 ET)
Help with feeding issues on sa frame and slide  (Started: Nov. 6 2006, 16:48 ET, Last post: Nov. 7 2006, 22:10 ET)
gas operated 1911  (Started: Dec. 19 2003, 13:03 ET, Last post: Nov. 7 2006, 14:56 ET)
The sandbox model...pics!  (Started: Oct. 17 2006, 10:41 ET, Last post: Nov. 5 2006, 09:51 ET)
Bo mar or novak?  (Started: Oct. 29 2006, 18:23 ET, Last post: Oct. 30 2006, 20:53 ET)
Which should i have cut into my slide?
1911 80% frame rail cutting  (Started: Oct. 29 2006, 05:26 ET, Last post: Oct. 30 2006, 18:15 ET)
Cutting 1911 frame rails on tannery 80%
A few questions before i get started  (Started: Oct. 29 2006, 03:51 ET, Last post: Oct. 29 2006, 22:02 ET)
Ejector Pin  (Started: Jul. 14 2004, 15:07 ET, Last post: Oct. 29 2006, 02:53 ET)
Where is it and what does it do?
Smooth msh  (Started: Oct. 25 2006, 13:51 ET, Last post: Oct. 25 2006, 21:19 ET)
Can this frontstrap be fixed  (Started: Oct. 23 2006, 19:37 ET, Last post: Oct. 25 2006, 09:39 ET)
Colt "enhanced" frontstrap
Barrel crown question  (Started: Oct. 22 2006, 14:19 ET, Last post: Oct. 25 2006, 00:23 ET)
She's almost done  (Started: Oct. 21 2006, 17:29 ET, Last post: Oct. 24 2006, 19:33 ET)
The dremel made me do it
Started first 1911 build.  (Started: Apr. 6 2006, 21:16 ET, Last post: Oct. 24 2006, 09:13 ET)
Parts came in this morning.
Series 70 or 80?  (Started: Oct. 22 2006, 13:04 ET, Last post: Oct. 23 2006, 11:27 ET)
Need identification of this slide
50 round drum for 1911  (Started: Oct. 16 2006, 11:34 ET, Last post: Oct. 20 2006, 19:08 ET)
Anyone seen these!
Problem with sarco mags  (Started: Oct. 17 2006, 09:00 ET, Last post: Oct. 19 2006, 20:13 ET)
Not loading last round
Screwed the pooch  (Started: Oct. 17 2006, 21:28 ET, Last post: Oct. 18 2006, 08:44 ET)
Secret sneak picture......  (Started: Sep. 16 2006, 01:30 ET, Last post: Oct. 16 2006, 20:31 ET)
Essex arms  (Started: Apr. 17 2002, 16:49 ET, Last post: Oct. 16 2006, 12:34 ET)
Outstanding customer service!
1911 that accepts usp mags?  (Started: Oct. 4 2006, 20:39 ET, Last post: Oct. 16 2006, 11:49 ET)
Is this possible? where can i get info?
Ring in barrel...  (Started: Oct. 11 2006, 19:41 ET, Last post: Oct. 14 2006, 22:14 ET)
Should i be concerned?
Stainless shims  (Started: Oct. 8 2006, 23:17 ET, Last post: Oct. 12 2006, 20:59 ET)
Looks like  (Started: Oct. 10 2006, 19:48 ET, Last post: Oct. 12 2006, 12:30 ET)
Blindhog's metalwork in wood
1911 lower parts  (Started: Oct. 12 2006, 09:17 ET, Last post: Oct. 12 2006, 10:17 ET)
New source for 1911 frames?  (Started: May 17 2006, 01:50 ET, Last post: Oct. 11 2006, 00:45 ET)
Found some good info to share.  (Started: Oct. 10 2006, 15:14 ET, Last post: Oct. 10 2006, 16:53 ET)
80% sources  (Started: Sep. 3 2006, 04:21 ET, Last post: Oct. 3 2006, 23:20 ET)
Building first 1911  (Started: Sep. 24 2006, 22:50 ET, Last post: Oct. 2 2006, 22:04 ET)
For a marvel precision .22 lr
Commander ejector question  (Started: Aug. 6 2006, 22:50 ET, Last post: Sep. 20 2006, 23:20 ET)
60% vs 80% 1911 frame`  (Started: Aug. 28 2006, 22:21 ET, Last post: Sep. 11 2006, 01:40 ET)
How much more work is the 60%
I got brave  (Started: Sep. 3 2006, 11:45 ET, Last post: Sep. 3 2006, 23:10 ET)
Blindhog inspired me with his blaster pics!  (Started: Aug. 21 2006, 20:40 ET, Last post: Sep. 3 2006, 11:38 ET)
Specialized southpaw 1911 advice request  (Started: Aug. 26 2006, 01:09 ET, Last post: Sep. 3 2006, 10:22 ET)
Off center primer strike  (Started: Aug. 23 2006, 10:05 ET, Last post: Aug. 24 2006, 22:55 ET)
Need measurement  (Started: Aug. 8 2006, 20:55 ET, Last post: Aug. 24 2006, 14:13 ET)
60% frame
Barrel fitting question...  (Started: Aug. 11 2006, 18:49 ET, Last post: Aug. 20 2006, 21:32 ET)
Blaster photos  (Started: Jul. 30 2006, 22:03 ET, Last post: Aug. 15 2006, 22:23 ET)
Modify ramped barrel to make non ramped??  (Started: Aug. 1 2006, 23:22 ET, Last post: Aug. 13 2006, 21:59 ET)
Paraordance slide on colt frame?  (Started: Aug. 8 2006, 22:09 ET, Last post: Aug. 10 2006, 23:40 ET)
My 1911 project  (Started: Aug. 7 2006, 20:51 ET, Last post: Aug. 8 2006, 16:57 ET)
My first 1911 build  (Started: Feb. 22 2006, 21:02 ET, Last post: Aug. 3 2006, 16:18 ET)
Caliber choices  (Started: Jun. 27 2006, 00:05 ET, Last post: Jul. 31 2006, 12:09 ET)
For a sissy like me
How to start 1911 build?  (Started: Jul. 25 2006, 21:48 ET, Last post: Jul. 31 2006, 02:33 ET)
1911 compensator or muzzle break  (Started: Jun. 29 2006, 02:06 ET, Last post: Jul. 30 2006, 14:38 ET)
Anyone do them?
Frame rail hieght  (Started: Jul. 27 2006, 16:34 ET, Last post: Jul. 27 2006, 20:02 ET)
A problem with franks cd inst?
Broken firing pin today  (Started: Jul. 16 2006, 16:37 ET, Last post: Jul. 16 2006, 16:37 ET)
Took me 6 mags before i figured it out
Sear jig  (Started: Jul. 5 2006, 16:17 ET, Last post: Jul. 6 2006, 13:59 ET)
Which sear jig is best?
Dlask %80 vs. kt %80  (Started: Mar. 29 2006, 19:32 ET, Last post: Jun. 29 2006, 08:59 ET)
Inspecting a 1911 after overcharge!!  (Started: Jun. 11 2006, 18:00 ET, Last post: Jun. 28 2006, 23:40 ET)
Kimber standard sight blueprints  (Started: May 31 2006, 01:12 ET, Last post: Jun. 3 2006, 11:32 ET)
'deluxe' mag well bevels...now easier!  (Started: May 22 2006, 18:13 ET, Last post: May 23 2006, 00:50 ET)
'deluxe' mag well bevels...now easier!
Ceramic stones  (Started: May 3 2006, 06:23 ET, Last post: May 20 2006, 20:56 ET)
Which lubricant is best?
1911 80% suggestions  (Started: May 3 2006, 00:22 ET, Last post: May 15 2006, 15:54 ET)
Started my build  (Started: Feb. 12 2006, 00:00 ET, Last post: May 11 2006, 19:04 ET)
Thanks blindhogg  (Started: Apr. 11 2006, 17:41 ET, Last post: May 10 2006, 13:59 ET)
Fist try at checkering
Building a 1911...but cheating  (Started: May 3 2006, 15:19 ET, Last post: May 5 2006, 11:39 ET)
Guide rods.  (Started: Apr. 7 2006, 10:46 ET, Last post: May 3 2006, 23:43 ET)
High powered 1911  (Started: Apr. 22 2006, 20:17 ET, Last post: May 3 2006, 12:24 ET)
Frame to slide question  (Started: Apr. 24 2006, 21:29 ET, Last post: Apr. 24 2006, 22:52 ET)
Rear of slide serrations  (Started: Apr. 14 2006, 00:19 ET, Last post: Apr. 14 2006, 14:27 ET)
Today i did this
Just curiou... 1911 titanium frame?  (Started: Apr. 12 2006, 14:31 ET, Last post: Apr. 14 2006, 14:08 ET)
Is it feasible?
5" vs. 5 1/2" barrel  (Started: Apr. 6 2006, 16:18 ET, Last post: Apr. 12 2006, 11:10 ET)
Beryllium 1911 kits  (Started: Apr. 4 2006, 00:53 ET, Last post: Apr. 7 2006, 09:36 ET)
Who makes beryllium 1911 80%s
9mm 1911 recoil spring weight/power?  (Started: Jan. 30 2006, 18:30 ET, Last post: Apr. 5 2006, 20:55 ET)
Problems parkerizing 2 kimber slides  (Started: Jan. 15 2006, 19:32 ET, Last post: Mar. 31 2006, 21:33 ET)
Recoil spring question.  (Started: Mar. 16 2006, 17:33 ET, Last post: Mar. 31 2006, 10:38 ET)
Yo.
460 rowland  (Started: Feb. 11 2006, 19:01 ET, Last post: Mar. 30 2006, 17:30 ET)
Kt or tanneryshop frame?
Cracked frame  (Started: Mar. 16 2006, 15:14 ET, Last post: Mar. 29 2006, 11:12 ET)
Repair or replace
38 super  (Started: Mar. 7 2006, 01:43 ET, Last post: Mar. 29 2006, 10:52 ET)
Wanting to build a 1911 super
Commander ejector  (Started: Mar. 28 2006, 22:29 ET, Last post: Mar. 28 2006, 22:29 ET)
80% 1911 finished with pics  (Started: Mar. 4 2006, 11:14 ET, Last post: Mar. 28 2006, 10:11 ET)
1911 parts kit for newbie  (Started: Mar. 24 2006, 17:53 ET, Last post: Mar. 27 2006, 13:27 ET)
Pachmayr wide link  (Started: Mar. 17 2006, 23:39 ET, Last post: Mar. 19 2006, 19:23 ET)
?
Which parts to use  (Started: Mar. 9 2006, 07:08 ET, Last post: Mar. 18 2006, 21:24 ET)
Mixing aluminium, ss and steel
Kimber dovetail sight measurements  (Started: Mar. 4 2006, 19:38 ET, Last post: Mar. 17 2006, 08:24 ET)
Left right play in slide  (Started: Mar. 12 2006, 14:56 ET, Last post: Mar. 12 2006, 23:12 ET)
1911a1 salvage lot!  (Started: Mar. 6 2006, 23:48 ET, Last post: Mar. 11 2006, 19:48 ET)
Wondering where to get a frame from?  (Started: Mar. 9 2006, 23:14 ET, Last post: Mar. 10 2006, 20:38 ET)
60% tannery shop 1911 has begun  (Started: Mar. 6 2006, 19:35 ET, Last post: Mar. 7 2006, 13:06 ET)
50 gi  (Started: Mar. 1 2006, 15:23 ET, Last post: Mar. 6 2006, 11:01 ET)
Anyone built one of these?
60% tannery shop 1911 machining questions  (Started: Mar. 3 2006, 17:28 ET, Last post: Mar. 4 2006, 15:30 ET)
Scratch 1911  (Started: Feb. 28 2006, 11:35 ET, Last post: Feb. 28 2006, 11:57 ET)
Anybody make one
Drill press?  (Started: Feb. 21 2006, 19:26 ET, Last post: Feb. 27 2006, 22:21 ET)
Standard grip safety  (Started: Feb. 13 2006, 23:19 ET, Last post: Feb. 21 2006, 09:43 ET)
Grip bushing thread  (Started: Feb. 20 2006, 20:27 ET, Last post: Feb. 21 2006, 08:05 ET)
Hammer, series 80 vs. 70  (Started: Feb. 12 2006, 19:05 ET, Last post: Feb. 14 2006, 16:25 ET)
What dovetail sights will fit this?  (Started: Feb. 12 2006, 09:52 ET, Last post: Feb. 13 2006, 20:41 ET)
Sam slide question  (Started: Feb. 13 2006, 15:23 ET, Last post: Feb. 13 2006, 19:42 ET)
Can't remove thumb safety  (Started: Feb. 6 2006, 20:03 ET, Last post: Feb. 6 2006, 22:22 ET)
Kimber ss matte finish?  (Started: Feb. 5 2006, 00:08 ET, Last post: Feb. 5 2006, 15:09 ET)
Blasting media
Deepening frame sn for refinish  (Started: Jan. 31 2006, 13:58 ET, Last post: Feb. 5 2006, 11:38 ET)
How to?  legalities?
The skyrocketing price of the home-built 1911?  (Started: Jan. 30 2006, 20:12 ET, Last post: Feb. 3 2006, 10:39 ET)
When/why did this happen?
Problem with a caspian frame  (Started: Jan. 3 2006, 14:45 ET, Last post: Feb. 1 2006, 19:39 ET)
Okay who has spare parts  (Started: Jan. 4 2006, 22:21 ET, Last post: Jan. 31 2006, 22:34 ET)
I know this is not the ee
Replacing colt 1911 barrel...  (Started: Jan. 19 2006, 16:18 ET, Last post: Jan. 30 2006, 19:27 ET)
Triple k  (Started: Jan. 29 2006, 15:16 ET, Last post: Jan. 30 2006, 18:28 ET)
1911 frame from scratch... metals and legal ?s  (Started: Jan. 29 2006, 18:08 ET, Last post: Jan. 29 2006, 22:51 ET)
Opinions 100% frames from centerfire  (Started: Nov. 6 2005, 09:56 ET, Last post: Jan. 29 2006, 11:01 ET)
1911 parts kits - 299.00  (Started: Jan. 17 2006, 00:52 ET, Last post: Jan. 25 2006, 21:51 ET)
Frame hardening?  (Started: Jan. 19 2006, 02:18 ET, Last post: Jan. 20 2006, 23:46 ET)
Need to harden 4140 frame?
2011 problem  (Started: Jan. 1 2006, 20:10 ET, Last post: Jan. 18 2006, 08:56 ET)
Diyguns slide rail cutting tool???  (Started: Dec. 27 2005, 18:10 ET, Last post: Jan. 16 2006, 23:58 ET)
Anyone used this?
Advice needed re 1911 build  (Started: Nov. 5 2005, 16:18 ET, Last post: Jan. 16 2006, 23:52 ET)
Chrome-moly frame rusting?  (Started: Dec. 29 2005, 20:51 ET, Last post: Jan. 14 2006, 22:54 ET)
1911 build sites  (Started: Jan. 13 2006, 14:43 ET, Last post: Jan. 14 2006, 21:59 ET)
Question on sandblasting prior to refinishing  (Started: Dec. 29 2005, 17:51 ET, Last post: Jan. 6 2006, 12:44 ET)
Cutting site dovetails need tutorial  (Started: Jan. 5 2006, 10:04 ET, Last post: Jan. 6 2006, 12:40 ET)
Function testing oacp  (Started: Jan. 4 2006, 16:03 ET, Last post: Jan. 6 2006, 07:16 ET)
Re:  king's beavertail and bushing
I built a jam-o-matik 3000 !  (Started: Jan. 2 2006, 00:14 ET, Last post: Jan. 2 2006, 19:06 ET)
.400 cor-bon  1911  (Started: Dec. 19 2005, 22:08 ET, Last post: Dec. 31 2005, 19:52 ET)
Anyone make one besides me
Tried some brownells guncoat......  (Started: Dec. 7 2005, 20:45 ET, Last post: Dec. 26 2005, 12:30 ET)
1911 mags  (Started: Dec. 18 2005, 13:41 ET, Last post: Dec. 26 2005, 12:07 ET)
Triple k or promag.  what about g.i. ?
Gunkote  (Started: Dec. 18 2005, 13:46 ET, Last post: Dec. 26 2005, 12:01 ET)
Help!
First build  (Started: Dec. 17 2005, 16:49 ET, Last post: Dec. 23 2005, 19:44 ET)
Born to dremel  (Started: Dec. 20 2005, 13:11 ET, Last post: Dec. 22 2005, 20:29 ET)
Dremel router table 4 1911 slide  (Started: Oct. 22 2005, 23:34 ET, Last post: Dec. 19 2005, 20:38 ET)
Anyone has one or knows about them????
1911 slide fitting question  (Started: Dec. 7 2005, 01:45 ET, Last post: Dec. 9 2005, 21:32 ET)
Tricky question… need help
King's grip safety and jig  (Started: Nov. 16 2005, 12:34 ET, Last post: Dec. 7 2005, 21:33 ET)
How should i pin it?
Brownells slide file  (Started: Nov. 20 2005, 22:10 ET, Last post: Dec. 6 2005, 18:21 ET)
What parts should be press fit?  (Started: Dec. 3 2005, 18:05 ET, Last post: Dec. 4 2005, 20:54 ET)
Cuttinf for thumb safety  (Started: Nov. 29 2005, 08:32 ET, Last post: Dec. 4 2005, 19:52 ET)
On a 75% frame
Help with 1911 commander parts sources  (Started: Nov. 29 2005, 19:57 ET, Last post: Dec. 1 2005, 16:34 ET)
Mags ?  (Started: Nov. 12 2005, 23:20 ET, Last post: Nov. 30 2005, 02:58 ET)
Which mags are best ?
Cut rails with 3/32 endmill?  (Started: Nov. 23 2005, 04:33 ET, Last post: Nov. 25 2005, 22:09 ET)
Cracked frame  (Started: Nov. 12 2005, 21:40 ET, Last post: Nov. 23 2005, 00:53 ET)
Double action question.  (Started: Nov. 14 2005, 23:21 ET, Last post: Nov. 16 2005, 08:33 ET)
Yo.
Grip safety  (Started: Jun. 27 2005, 23:26 ET, Last post: Nov. 14 2005, 21:25 ET)
Sear pin loose  (Started: Nov. 5 2005, 19:39 ET, Last post: Nov. 10 2005, 12:33 ET)
Barrel link question  (Started: Oct. 14 2005, 01:39 ET, Last post: Nov. 10 2005, 01:30 ET)
Slide on dose not line up
Problem on the firing line  (Started: Jul. 27 2005, 22:10 ET, Last post: Nov. 2 2005, 00:27 ET)
Factory colt
Play with magazine catch  (Started: Nov. 1 2005, 08:04 ET, Last post: Nov. 1 2005, 13:14 ET)
Its a alittle loose???
Slide too far forward ?  (Started: Oct. 4 2005, 21:12 ET, Last post: Oct. 26 2005, 11:41 ET)
Help ?
Trigger take up q, i sooo embarressed  (Started: Oct. 22 2005, 12:54 ET, Last post: Oct. 22 2005, 18:25 ET)
Kt 1911 jig  (Started: Oct. 19 2005, 21:41 ET, Last post: Oct. 20 2005, 13:10 ET)
Methods of cutting 1911 slide rails
80% casting build  (Started: Sep. 13 2005, 21:25 ET, Last post: Oct. 18 2005, 16:42 ET)
From an olympic/safari frame
Tannery 80% 1911 frame  (Started: Oct. 17 2005, 22:04 ET, Last post: Oct. 18 2005, 15:14 ET)
Starting project, questions
Is it possible  (Started: Oct. 17 2005, 22:05 ET, Last post: Oct. 17 2005, 23:02 ET)
5.7x28mm in sti
Tannery 100% slide ?s  (Started: Oct. 8 2005, 20:28 ET, Last post: Oct. 16 2005, 08:20 ET)
It has a home but no sights
Dremel built 1911  (Started: May 8 2005, 01:37 ET, Last post: Oct. 16 2005, 08:19 ET)
And other builds
New 1911 build  (Started: Oct. 13 2005, 23:54 ET, Last post: Oct. 13 2005, 23:54 ET)
Slide serations
Quality of essex slides  (Started: Oct. 6 2005, 10:32 ET, Last post: Oct. 6 2005, 14:27 ET)
Quality of essex slides
Fast 1911 question about sights  (Started: Sep. 30 2005, 23:16 ET, Last post: Oct. 1 2005, 21:58 ET)
No trigger over travel  (Started: Sep. 22 2005, 17:14 ET, Last post: Sep. 27 2005, 15:52 ET)
What 80% frame to buy?  (Started: Sep. 21 2005, 13:37 ET, Last post: Sep. 27 2005, 14:11 ET)
Who's frame is best for a first timer?
Part quality question  (Started: Sep. 24 2005, 17:20 ET, Last post: Sep. 24 2005, 18:22 ET)
Please look
Finally finished my 1911 (sort of)  (Started: Sep. 19 2005, 16:49 ET, Last post: Sep. 20 2005, 13:18 ET)
Long 1911 grips  (Started: Aug. 11 2005, 03:43 ET, Last post: Sep. 19 2005, 01:46 ET)
Flat bottom type
Can't fit barrel upper lugs  (Started: Sep. 12 2005, 14:06 ET, Last post: Sep. 14 2005, 15:10 ET)
Cutting the rails on a sherline  (Started: Aug. 14 2005, 18:35 ET, Last post: Sep. 12 2005, 20:13 ET)
Suggestions, please...
My first 1911  (Started: Sep. 11 2005, 12:19 ET, Last post: Sep. 11 2005, 12:19 ET)
1911 receiver heat treatment  (Started: Apr. 1 2005, 14:23 ET, Last post: Sep. 7 2005, 23:36 ET)
1911 receiver heat treatment
Brasilian slide  (Started: Apr. 20 2005, 19:41 ET, Last post: Sep. 6 2005, 20:34 ET)
How good are they ?
Machining a slide  (Started: Sep. 4 2005, 14:34 ET, Last post: Sep. 4 2005, 20:25 ET)
Finished a blaster, here is some pics  (Started: Jul. 5 2005, 20:16 ET, Last post: Sep. 2 2005, 03:31 ET)
Dawson precision light rail  (Started: Aug. 31 2005, 15:59 ET, Last post: Aug. 31 2005, 15:59 ET)
Slide lever hole help..  (Started: Aug. 25 2005, 04:19 ET, Last post: Aug. 28 2005, 21:35 ET)
Hole too low.....
Drop-in factory barrel...  (Started: Aug. 28 2005, 17:54 ET, Last post: Aug. 28 2005, 19:51 ET)
Barrel hood fitting question  (Started: Aug. 26 2005, 00:07 ET, Last post: Aug. 26 2005, 16:56 ET)
Kt 1911  (Started: Mar. 25 2005, 01:20 ET, Last post: Aug. 25 2005, 18:22 ET)
In .40 cal
Whoo hoo !  (Started: Aug. 22 2005, 01:16 ET, Last post: Aug. 23 2005, 15:28 ET)
It finally goes bang !
Firing pin hole  (Started: Jul. 26 2005, 21:16 ET, Last post: Aug. 13 2005, 13:12 ET)
:(
Kt ordnance frame  (Started: Aug. 4 2005, 19:25 ET, Last post: Aug. 9 2005, 02:03 ET)
Havin fun...
Installing sights  (Started: Jul. 18 2005, 12:55 ET, Last post: Jul. 28 2005, 23:57 ET)
Is there any secret?
Sistema project  (Started: Jul. 14 2005, 20:32 ET, Last post: Jul. 28 2005, 22:42 ET)
Rehabilitation of a surplus 1911
Home made staking tool  (Started: Jul. 21 2005, 03:17 ET, Last post: Jul. 21 2005, 03:17 ET)
Broke the one i bought
Tips to a first time 1911 builder.  (Started: Jul. 20 2005, 00:43 ET, Last post: Jul. 21 2005, 01:16 ET)
Man on fire  (Started: Jul. 10 2005, 22:44 ET, Last post: Jul. 13 2005, 20:21 ET)
New pics from the blindhogg shop
What % is this 1911 frame???  (Started: Jun. 9 2005, 19:03 ET, Last post: Jul. 11 2005, 05:49 ET)
Plunger tube question  (Started: Jul. 7 2005, 21:12 ET, Last post: Jul. 9 2005, 22:32 ET)
1st 1911 build  (Started: Jul. 7 2005, 17:37 ET, Last post: Jul. 8 2005, 12:28 ET)
Staking trijicon sight  (Started: Jul. 5 2005, 23:31 ET, Last post: Jul. 6 2005, 20:41 ET)
80% from hell  (Started: Jul. 1 2005, 15:16 ET, Last post: Jul. 5 2005, 23:26 ET)
Need help with hammer/sear issue  (Started: Jul. 3 2005, 22:01 ET, Last post: Jul. 5 2005, 02:04 ET)
Colt ace worth restoring?  (Started: Jun. 30 2005, 18:27 ET, Last post: Jul. 3 2005, 13:40 ET)
Staking front sight  (Started: Jun. 30 2005, 00:32 ET, Last post: Jun. 30 2005, 10:04 ET)
"the general" continued...
80 % frames where to get em?  (Started: Apr. 29 2005, 22:40 ET, Last post: Jun. 26 2005, 16:45 ET)
Bad part is i need a good match frame
Bushing expander  (Started: Jun. 22 2005, 04:45 ET, Last post: Jun. 23 2005, 01:33 ET)
Extractor too long  (Started: Jun. 16 2005, 02:04 ET, Last post: Jun. 22 2005, 02:17 ET)
Sarco 90%slides $35  (Started: Jun. 10 2005, 15:08 ET, Last post: Jun. 19 2005, 01:59 ET)
9mm cco  (Started: Jun. 16 2005, 17:16 ET, Last post: Jun. 17 2005, 17:34 ET)
Will it work?
Why  (Started: Jun. 14 2005, 02:26 ET, Last post: Jun. 14 2005, 12:41 ET)
Does
Barrel bushing  (Started: May 23 2005, 19:19 ET, Last post: Jun. 14 2005, 02:16 ET)
Bull
Ed Brown type BobTail modification  (Started: Jan. 17 2004, 19:35 ET, Last post: Jun. 11 2005, 13:03 ET)
This is how I do it...
Bobtail frames  (Started: Jun. 10 2005, 20:24 ET, Last post: Jun. 11 2005, 08:55 ET)
Anyone know anything about these?
Ideas on teh ar15plus.com 80% rec?  (Started: Jun. 10 2005, 10:02 ET, Last post: Jun. 10 2005, 15:15 ET)
Anyone deal with these receivers?
This is a gov slide right  (Started: Jun. 3 2005, 20:24 ET, Last post: Jun. 9 2005, 23:25 ET)
Which barrel  (Started: Jun. 2 2005, 23:58 ET, Last post: Jun. 4 2005, 00:56 ET)
Schuemann.com
Ok, you slabsided slingers!  (Started: May 19 2005, 14:02 ET, Last post: Jun. 2 2005, 14:43 ET)
7x25 in 1911?
I wanna build a 1911 government pistol...  (Started: Jun. 1 2005, 17:35 ET, Last post: Jun. 2 2005, 00:18 ET)
Sarco parts  (Started: Jan. 28 2005, 02:10 ET, Last post: Jun. 1 2005, 21:30 ET)
Ejector frame holes  (Started: May 21 2005, 20:55 ET, Last post: May 23 2005, 18:49 ET)
Which sear/leaf spring for officers???  (Started: May 15 2005, 14:57 ET, Last post: May 22 2005, 17:59 ET)
1911 rail cutting success  (Started: May 16 2005, 09:59 ET, Last post: May 22 2005, 14:32 ET)
Using slitting saw
1911 barrel in 7.62x25 cal  (Started: Jun. 1 2003, 01:09 ET, Last post: May 21 2005, 22:07 ET)
where??????
Finally got some decent pictures of my kt build  (Started: May 5 2005, 19:54 ET, Last post: May 20 2005, 13:02 ET)
Bolt on light rail  (Started: May 16 2005, 16:14 ET, Last post: May 17 2005, 17:47 ET)
And laser question
What is  ?  (Started: May 8 2005, 21:54 ET, Last post: May 15 2005, 11:32 ET)
The purpose of the girp bushings ?
Slide rail heighth  (Started: Apr. 24 2005, 04:09 ET, Last post: Apr. 28 2005, 14:48 ET)
Uhh oh
New smiley face recoil plug  (Started: Jul. 17 2004, 22:11 ET, Last post: Apr. 27 2005, 21:40 ET)
What size tap for the frame bushing threads?  (Started: Apr. 24 2005, 22:30 ET, Last post: Apr. 25 2005, 09:57 ET)
Pic. of dlask 60%  (Started: Apr. 5 2005, 15:26 ET, Last post: Apr. 23 2005, 09:48 ET)
Pic.
.45 gap . . . . .  (Started: Apr. 16 2005, 17:00 ET, Last post: Apr. 21 2005, 16:45 ET)
Anybody shot one??????
Ithaca m1911a1 kit best frame to use?  (Started: Apr. 20 2005, 19:11 ET, Last post: Apr. 21 2005, 07:54 ET)
Series 70  (Started: Apr. 20 2005, 03:23 ET, Last post: Apr. 20 2005, 07:06 ET)
1911 in .40 ?  (Started: Mar. 23 2005, 16:52 ET, Last post: Apr. 18 2005, 14:08 ET)
Help identify this frame  (Started: Apr. 13 2005, 13:04 ET, Last post: Apr. 18 2005, 11:43 ET)
Hellp !  (Started: Apr. 12 2005, 05:33 ET, Last post: Apr. 16 2005, 04:15 ET)
Msh and cad
confirmation on 460 roland  (Started: Feb. 9 2004, 18:46 ET, Last post: Apr. 13 2005, 21:48 ET)
Slide rail depth  (Started: Apr. 12 2005, 01:11 ET, Last post: Apr. 13 2005, 00:42 ET)
Trigger too loose  (Started: Mar. 31 2005, 23:22 ET, Last post: Apr. 8 2005, 22:32 ET)
Pinched casings?  (Started: Apr. 1 2005, 22:11 ET, Last post: Apr. 8 2005, 22:28 ET)
Whats wrong?
Whoohooo  (Started: Apr. 7 2005, 22:57 ET, Last post: Apr. 8 2005, 16:24 ET)
Got a box today
Hicapmags site  (Started: Apr. 6 2005, 05:28 ET, Last post: Apr. 6 2005, 05:28 ET)
1911 grips  (Started: Mar. 26 2005, 23:46 ET, Last post: Apr. 5 2005, 09:55 ET)
Blanks
Arsenal line 80% 1911  (Started: Mar. 11 2005, 12:21 ET, Last post: Apr. 3 2005, 02:10 ET)
Need help cutting the trigger slot & bbl radii  (Started: Mar. 31 2005, 21:21 ET, Last post: Apr. 2 2005, 09:04 ET)
Slim grips and short trigger?  (Started: Mar. 26 2005, 20:03 ET, Last post: Apr. 1 2005, 00:52 ET)
Looking for parts
Range report  (Started: Mar. 30 2005, 02:09 ET, Last post: Apr. 1 2005, 00:33 ET)
Not good.....................frame split
Just acquired a 1911 80%...  (Started: Mar. 27 2005, 21:18 ET, Last post: Mar. 29 2005, 02:02 ET)
Never touched a 1911 before...
Grip size?  (Started: Mar. 25 2005, 22:07 ET, Last post: Mar. 26 2005, 13:39 ET)
Bought the wrong thing
Scrapped receiver : possibility of reweld ?  (Started: Mar. 24 2005, 09:47 ET, Last post: Mar. 25 2005, 23:07 ET)
Found on gunamerica.com
Is there ?  (Started: Mar. 21 2005, 03:51 ET, Last post: Mar. 21 2005, 19:45 ET)
Any place to get a good parts kit and 80
Series 80 safety problem  (Started: Mar. 18 2005, 23:48 ET, Last post: Mar. 21 2005, 00:48 ET)
Possible problem
Aluminum 1911 question  (Started: Mar. 5 2005, 22:19 ET, Last post: Mar. 18 2005, 19:24 ET)
Ramped barrel or not?
What company makes 80% forged frames  (Started: Mar. 16 2005, 16:55 ET, Last post: Mar. 18 2005, 04:06 ET)
Dumb question... para ord lda on 80% frame?  (Started: Mar. 6 2005, 16:14 ET, Last post: Mar. 17 2005, 22:06 ET)
My 1911 build with pics  (Started: Mar. 1 2005, 05:20 ET, Last post: Mar. 16 2005, 22:52 ET)
1911
The MechTech CCU  (Started: May 6 2004, 03:45 ET, Last post: Mar. 8 2005, 12:08 ET)
Thanks NapAttack
Gov slide commander grip  (Started: Mar. 4 2005, 01:15 ET, Last post: Mar. 6 2005, 00:26 ET)
problems with tannery shop order?  (Started: Aug. 23 2003, 10:01 ET, Last post: Mar. 1 2005, 21:57 ET)
anyone else?
1911 slide differences  (Started: Feb. 25 2005, 19:26 ET, Last post: Feb. 28 2005, 21:31 ET)
1911 build  (Started: Feb. 23 2005, 00:17 ET, Last post: Feb. 28 2005, 14:13 ET)
How hard will the wife hit me?
Ambidextrous Safety  (Started: Nov. 20 2003, 19:14 ET, Last post: Feb. 21 2005, 20:36 ET)
Thoughts on a first project
1911 barrel install question.  (Started: Feb. 16 2005, 18:53 ET, Last post: Feb. 17 2005, 07:14 ET)
Century international parts  (Started: Feb. 9 2005, 13:08 ET, Last post: Feb. 9 2005, 14:46 ET)
Building a 10mm longslide  (Started: Jan. 26 2005, 23:52 ET, Last post: Feb. 8 2005, 21:44 ET)
Kreiger accu-rails gone b,bye?  (Started: Jan. 19 2005, 06:27 ET, Last post: Feb. 1 2005, 01:59 ET)
Cant findem/my thoughts?
Amt harballer longslide help  (Started: Jan. 9 2005, 00:57 ET, Last post: Jan. 27 2005, 20:16 ET)
1911 in .357 sig?  (Started: Jan. 5 2005, 14:07 ET, Last post: Jan. 25 2005, 05:14 ET)
Sear spring question.  (Started: Jan. 18 2005, 18:32 ET, Last post: Jan. 21 2005, 23:25 ET)
Sear spring question.
What next?  (Started: Jan. 3 2005, 05:03 ET, Last post: Jan. 19 2005, 01:02 ET)
Question for BlindHogg  (Started: Oct. 26 2004, 20:08 ET, Last post: Jan. 18 2005, 22:14 ET)
Remedying excessive 1911 headspace
John browning  (Started: Jan. 10 2005, 17:38 ET, Last post: Jan. 13 2005, 11:41 ET)
Safety stop?
And yet another amt longlside problem !!  (Started: Jan. 12 2005, 20:26 ET, Last post: Jan. 13 2005, 10:41 ET)
Ahhh my problem child......fp stop.
STI Frame Prints.  (Started: Mar. 7 2004, 00:16 ET, Last post: Jan. 4 2005, 14:24 ET)
Prints from Justin and My solid model.
Real head scratcher....  (Started: Nov. 23 2004, 16:52 ET, Last post: Jan. 3 2005, 17:11 ET)
.22 conversion "fitting" problem
Officer slide combo on ebay  (Started: Jan. 3 2005, 01:42 ET, Last post: Jan. 3 2005, 01:42 ET)
I can't afford it maybe u can......
1911 frame question  (Started: Dec. 30 2004, 23:13 ET, Last post: Jan. 2 2005, 00:07 ET)
80% vs. 60%
1911 hammer install question  (Started: Jan. 1 2005, 10:15 ET, Last post: Jan. 1 2005, 23:05 ET)
>400 corbon from .40 sw barrel  (Started: Dec. 6 2004, 19:10 ET, Last post: Dec. 7 2004, 10:37 ET)
Can nowlin non-ramp .40 sw become .400
9mm barrel in .45 slide?  (Started: Dec. 4 2004, 00:24 ET, Last post: Dec. 4 2004, 23:17 ET)
1911 commander length shooting really low.  (Started: Nov. 16 2004, 16:57 ET, Last post: Nov. 26 2004, 21:09 ET)
"Short-Sheet" Custom 1911  (Started: Oct. 11 2004, 23:56 ET, Last post: Nov. 15 2004, 02:12 ET)
Interested in seeing it built?
Welding Barrels  (Started: Oct. 19 2004, 00:02 ET, Last post: Oct. 19 2004, 00:02 ET)
K, guys, got a new one...  (Started: Oct. 14 2004, 16:15 ET, Last post: Oct. 17 2004, 22:33 ET)
Tolerance stacking & headspace
WTK: External Extractor pros/cons?  (Started: Oct. 14 2004, 19:14 ET, Last post: Oct. 17 2004, 22:06 ET)
Lookin for slide prints?  (Started: Oct. 15 2004, 23:58 ET, Last post: Oct. 17 2004, 18:13 ET)
1911 slide  (Started: Jun. 16 2004, 07:59 ET, Last post: Oct. 10 2004, 20:50 ET)
is it worth the effort
AMT Harballer and Govt. Owners  (Started: Oct. 5 2004, 23:52 ET, Last post: Oct. 9 2004, 15:03 ET)
Head's Up
Won't link DOWN!!!  (Started: Oct. 6 2004, 20:18 ET, Last post: Oct. 9 2004, 03:40 ET)
HELP!!!!!!!
1911 thumb safety drawing  (Started: Sep. 21 2004, 14:39 ET, Last post: Sep. 23 2004, 08:08 ET)
Who has one?
Material for a billet 1911  (Started: Jun. 11 2004, 15:27 ET, Last post: Sep. 18 2004, 23:56 ET)
Weird 45 malfunction  (Started: Sep. 8 2004, 02:26 ET, Last post: Sep. 11 2004, 23:34 ET)
amt hardballer
400 corbon  (Started: Aug. 12 2004, 21:02 ET, Last post: Sep. 9 2004, 07:26 ET)
1911 hammer & sear jig?  (Started: Aug. 6 2004, 11:42 ET, Last post: Sep. 9 2004, 01:48 ET)
Anyone got plans?
1911 slide source  (Started: Aug. 30 2004, 15:25 ET, Last post: Sep. 4 2004, 00:27 ET)
Do I owe you a barrel?!?!  (Started: Aug. 18 2004, 12:26 ET, Last post: Sep. 1 2004, 09:40 ET)
Hall of Freedom  (Started: Aug. 28 2004, 18:36 ET, Last post: Aug. 28 2004, 21:29 ET)
Hall of Freedom
Shot my latest build...  (Started: Aug. 24 2004, 12:30 ET, Last post: Aug. 28 2004, 13:58 ET)
Shoots great!
KT?  (Started: Aug. 21 2004, 10:40 ET, Last post: Aug. 23 2004, 09:18 ET)
where is KT
Almost completed officer's 1911  (Started: Aug. 7 2004, 09:31 ET, Last post: Aug. 17 2004, 15:28 ET)
Missing officer's bull barrel(Picture)
Last round problem.  (Started: Aug. 12 2004, 12:58 ET, Last post: Aug. 16 2004, 18:42 ET)
Subscribe Now before the change  (Started: Aug. 3 2004, 14:27 ET, Last post: Aug. 13 2004, 21:31 ET)
KT  (Started: Jul. 31 2004, 21:18 ET, Last post: Aug. 8 2004, 14:19 ET)
slide rail jig
ODI Viking  (Started: Jul. 14 2004, 23:54 ET, Last post: Aug. 7 2004, 02:10 ET)
ODI Viking
Trainee questions on 1911  (Started: Aug. 4 2004, 11:17 ET, Last post: Aug. 5 2004, 22:38 ET)
.38 super to 10mm  (Started: Jul. 15 2004, 10:48 ET, Last post: Jul. 29 2004, 11:56 ET)
Grip Bushing for a KT frame  (Started: Jul. 27 2004, 23:34 ET, Last post: Jul. 28 2004, 21:32 ET)
I need to buy four.
Mainspring House Fitting problem  (Started: Jul. 23 2004, 01:04 ET, Last post: Jul. 26 2004, 14:02 ET)
Doesnt slide all the way on?
forged aluminum 1911 frame  (Started: Jul. 18 2004, 02:23 ET, Last post: Jul. 18 2004, 02:23 ET)
Upgrading an ol' Warhorse  (Started: Jul. 16 2004, 00:03 ET, Last post: Jul. 17 2004, 21:26 ET)
Upgrading a Pre-70 series commander
1911 80% raffle  (Started: Jul. 15 2004, 12:36 ET, Last post: Jul. 15 2004, 12:36 ET)
Everybody read this  (Started: Jul. 14 2004, 23:56 ET, Last post: Jul. 15 2004, 11:44 ET)
1911 Forgings  (Started: Feb. 27 2003, 21:03 ET, Last post: Jul. 14 2004, 20:01 ET)
Slide dosent close all the way about 1mm  (Started: Jul. 12 2004, 07:03 ET, Last post: Jul. 14 2004, 09:13 ET)
New Project  (Started: Jul. 6 2004, 02:38 ET, Last post: Jul. 13 2004, 21:05 ET)
Sources and Suggestions needed!!!
Alum 80% 1911  (Started: Jul. 13 2004, 11:50 ET, Last post: Jul. 13 2004, 15:12 ET)
any out there?
1911 jammed up hard  (Started: Jul. 5 2004, 21:33 ET, Last post: Jul. 13 2004, 11:01 ET)
Barrel recomendations  (Started: Jul. 5 2004, 16:50 ET, Last post: Jul. 12 2004, 23:40 ET)
ECM questions
What stops the slide from coming back further?  (Started: May 21 2004, 02:33 ET, Last post: Jul. 12 2004, 19:18 ET)
Problems with Essex Second slide.
Caliber/barrel question.  (Started: Jul. 2 2004, 22:58 ET, Last post: Jul. 11 2004, 16:18 ET)
Caliber/barrel question.
Auto-Ordnance parts, any good?  (Started: Jul. 9 2004, 10:56 ET, Last post: Jul. 9 2004, 12:57 ET)
anybody ever have this problem?  (Started: Jul. 7 2004, 12:08 ET, Last post: Jul. 8 2004, 21:02 ET)
Overtravel and half-cock/safety-stop interference  (Started: Jul. 6 2004, 02:01 ET, Last post: Jul. 8 2004, 20:58 ET)
help needed with last round chambering  (Started: Jun. 17 2004, 13:30 ET, Last post: Jul. 7 2004, 22:38 ET)
sear trouble  (Started: Jun. 30 2004, 19:15 ET, Last post: Jul. 3 2004, 15:55 ET)
My sear doesn't catch all the time.
KTO Receiver Group Buy  (Started: Feb. 27 2004, 18:48 ET, Last post: Jul. 3 2004, 15:45 ET)
(Renamed fm KTO Receiver arrive today)
So Close... One more fitting to go!!  (Started: Jun. 30 2004, 19:53 ET, Last post: Jul. 2 2004, 22:40 ET)
Fitting the sear
Cutting rails  (Started: Jun. 17 2004, 18:53 ET, Last post: Jun. 29 2004, 14:50 ET)
What is the best way?
Anyone willing to loan me a beavertail jig  (Started: Jun. 24 2004, 23:46 ET, Last post: Jun. 26 2004, 00:43 ET)
0.250 radius for ed brown beavertail
SA 1911 Mil-Spec Ejector removal  (Started: Jun. 22 2004, 21:59 ET, Last post: Jun. 22 2004, 22:11 ET)
Slide Frame Fit  (Started: Jun. 7 2004, 01:58 ET, Last post: Jun. 21 2004, 14:31 ET)
How to improve
Would this be cool, or gaudy overkill?  (Started: Jun. 17 2004, 17:30 ET, Last post: Jun. 20 2004, 00:54 ET)
Good place to buy 1911 Parts kit???  (Started: Oct. 27 2003, 17:49 ET, Last post: Jun. 17 2004, 18:45 ET)
Looking for complete parts kit
Need Help Choosing Learning Aides....  (Started: Jun. 8 2004, 23:44 ET, Last post: Jun. 16 2004, 19:05 ET)
Books, Videos, What Should I Use???
ALMOST DONE!!!  (Started: Jun. 16 2004, 02:24 ET, Last post: Jun. 16 2004, 11:30 ET)
Measurements for milling S&W revolver sights  (Started: Jun. 15 2004, 01:10 ET, Last post: Jun. 16 2004, 10:49 ET)
Sig GSR 1911 plunger tube recess?  (Started: Jun. 12 2004, 07:28 ET, Last post: Jun. 12 2004, 07:28 ET)
install Plunger Tube??  (Started: Jun. 1 2004, 19:27 ET, Last post: Jun. 11 2004, 22:37 ET)
how do i?
Major spring cleaning!...  (Started: Jun. 10 2004, 01:01 ET, Last post: Jun. 10 2004, 01:01 ET)
Looking for these?...
A belt fed automatic 1911  (Started: Jun. 3 2004, 09:56 ET, Last post: Jun. 9 2004, 16:37 ET)
...
FAC kits  (Started: May 24 2004, 21:43 ET, Last post: Jun. 8 2004, 14:04 ET)
45GunParts.com  (Started: Mar. 19 2004, 12:51 ET, Last post: Jun. 7 2004, 15:31 ET)
Quality?
heat treatment ?  (Started: Jun. 4 2004, 10:17 ET, Last post: Jun. 5 2004, 11:10 ET)
Dlask 1911 frames  (Started: Jun. 4 2004, 22:26 ET, Last post: Jun. 4 2004, 22:26 ET)
Anybody has any experience?
Barrel/slide fit problem  (Started: Jun. 1 2004, 21:15 ET, Last post: Jun. 4 2004, 02:39 ET)
Slide change 5" to 4"  (Started: May 31 2004, 21:59 ET, Last post: Jun. 2 2004, 09:43 ET)
Need a good 1911 80% casting  (Started: May 29 2004, 17:45 ET, Last post: May 31 2004, 21:57 ET)
My first project
Dovetail sight install  (Started: May 27 2004, 19:55 ET, Last post: May 27 2004, 19:55 ET)
Connor  (Started: May 16 2004, 23:41 ET, Last post: May 26 2004, 02:02 ET)
ramped barrel or no?  (Started: Mar. 13 2004, 03:12 ET, Last post: May 25 2004, 17:41 ET)
what is involved with installing ramped?
Ejection problems...  (Started: May 24 2004, 14:48 ET, Last post: May 24 2004, 15:53 ET)
brass keeps hitting me in the face!
Commander Slide Sources  (Started: May 21 2004, 21:32 ET, Last post: May 21 2004, 21:32 ET)
Intresting little 1911  (Started: May 21 2004, 00:19 ET, Last post: May 21 2004, 00:19 ET)
Building a Colt Defender  (Started: May 13 2004, 23:25 ET, Last post: May 20 2004, 23:10 ET)
I need your input
Slide Question  (Started: May 18 2004, 03:17 ET, Last post: May 18 2004, 19:05 ET)
Series 80 slide  (Started: May 13 2004, 23:49 ET, Last post: May 18 2004, 13:08 ET)
Dlask Frames  (Started: May 12 2004, 18:10 ET, Last post: May 16 2004, 12:12 ET)
What finish is on the Double star frames? Caspian?  (Started: May 12 2004, 18:54 ET, Last post: May 12 2004, 22:04 ET)
Parkerized? Blued?
Slide travel question.  (Started: Apr. 30 2004, 01:29 ET, Last post: May 12 2004, 11:42 ET)
Slide travel question.
Having problems with grip safety!!  (Started: May 11 2004, 21:43 ET, Last post: May 12 2004, 11:33 ET)
On mixed build parts.
AMT SKIPPER ejector  (Started: Apr. 9 2004, 22:45 ET, Last post: May 11 2004, 11:43 ET)
How to change it?
starting 1911 build  (Started: May 10 2004, 16:47 ET, Last post: May 10 2004, 18:29 ET)
Build a PAra Ordnance LDA?  (Started: May 7 2004, 23:34 ET, Last post: May 9 2004, 15:52 ET)
Has anyone done it?
Series 70/80 Question  (Started: May 1 2004, 12:34 ET, Last post: May 6 2004, 12:38 ET)
for an 80% build
Slight frustration from 1911 mil-spec bs.  (Started: May 5 2004, 23:18 ET, Last post: May 6 2004, 11:16 ET)
Newbie venting.
Viking combat stainless slide?  (Started: Apr. 28 2004, 16:51 ET, Last post: May 5 2004, 09:40 ET)
Anyone tried them?
One question on Staking.  (Started: Apr. 29 2004, 10:41 ET, Last post: May 1 2004, 01:45 ET)
Where?
Anybody knows the whereabouts of Mr. KT?  (Started: Apr. 22 2004, 00:01 ET, Last post: Apr. 29 2004, 18:02 ET)
Maybe still fishing??
Difference between Colt series 70 and 80?  (Started: Apr. 27 2004, 01:06 ET, Last post: Apr. 28 2004, 21:39 ET)
How this affect the project.
Frame Sides  (Started: Mar. 30 2004, 11:38 ET, Last post: Apr. 27 2004, 13:08 ET)
Colt Gold cup NEW trigger?  (Started: Apr. 25 2004, 22:06 ET, Last post: Apr. 26 2004, 17:17 ET)
What is the first notch on the hammer for??  (Started: Apr. 24 2004, 00:35 ET, Last post: Apr. 24 2004, 11:57 ET)
I thought it was a safety Browning like!
CENTURY ARMS SLIDES  (Started: Apr. 15 2004, 02:30 ET, Last post: Apr. 23 2004, 03:28 ET)
Bomar rear sight and novak front?  (Started: Apr. 17 2004, 01:13 ET, Last post: Apr. 20 2004, 00:20 ET)
Bead Blasting  (Started: Apr. 13 2004, 04:31 ET, Last post: Apr. 19 2004, 10:09 ET)
Where to get it done around Atlanta
Remove parkerizing???  (Started: Apr. 15 2004, 13:40 ET, Last post: Apr. 17 2004, 14:37 ET)
Compact build question.  (Started: Apr. 1 2004, 00:01 ET, Last post: Apr. 14 2004, 19:51 ET)
Compact build question.
Project Complete (finally)  (Started: Apr. 13 2004, 20:40 ET, Last post: Apr. 14 2004, 18:19 ET)
But still a work in progress
Welding lugs?  (Started: Apr. 14 2004, 03:48 ET, Last post: Apr. 14 2004, 03:48 ET)
What you guys used as a housing????  (Started: Apr. 12 2004, 22:47 ET, Last post: Apr. 13 2004, 12:13 ET)
For the spring and plunger??
First Colt Government .45 build  (Started: Apr. 8 2004, 23:19 ET, Last post: Apr. 13 2004, 11:25 ET)
I need help got problem with rails!!!
thumb safety & hammer  (Started: Apr. 9 2004, 19:40 ET, Last post: Apr. 10 2004, 11:01 ET)
where to file
Prep before finishing  (Started: Apr. 8 2004, 19:27 ET, Last post: Apr. 8 2004, 20:14 ET)
3" Saw for Hammer Slot  (Started: Apr. 2 2004, 22:25 ET, Last post: Apr. 8 2004, 20:01 ET)
Cutting the Hammer Slot
Slide wont lock  (Started: Apr. 8 2004, 09:09 ET, Last post: Apr. 8 2004, 13:14 ET)
Please help
unable to feed hollow point amo  (Started: Mar. 13 2004, 20:57 ET, Last post: Apr. 8 2004, 08:19 ET)
unable to feed hollow point amo
Installing an ambi safety  (Started: Apr. 3 2004, 20:51 ET, Last post: Apr. 6 2004, 23:23 ET)
newbee  (Started: Apr. 6 2004, 22:23 ET, Last post: Apr. 6 2004, 22:23 ET)
Simple mag. question  (Started: Apr. 5 2004, 12:09 ET, Last post: Apr. 5 2004, 16:42 ET)
Is it supposed 2 be flush?
More B@lls than Brains  (Started: Apr. 5 2004, 15:28 ET, Last post: Apr. 5 2004, 15:50 ET)
Customizing S&A Magwell
illegitimate Heinz 57 red headed step child  (Started: Apr. 4 2004, 13:19 ET, Last post: Apr. 4 2004, 18:01 ET)
celebrating diversity
STI Project Progress  (Started: Jan. 24 2004, 08:43 ET, Last post: Apr. 4 2004, 02:15 ET)
Machining the frame
Rear Sight Recommendation  (Started: Apr. 2 2004, 01:08 ET, Last post: Apr. 2 2004, 22:15 ET)
Build is finally done.  (Started: Apr. 1 2004, 19:16 ET, Last post: Apr. 2 2004, 16:49 ET)
picture inside
Building my first 1911  (Started: Apr. 1 2004, 02:39 ET, Last post: Apr. 1 2004, 22:59 ET)
M1911 Tooling  (Started: Mar. 29 2004, 22:20 ET, Last post: Apr. 1 2004, 16:34 ET)
Finding the tooling to build a M1911
1911 grip plans  (Started: Apr. 1 2004, 01:28 ET, Last post: Apr. 1 2004, 01:28 ET)
detail drawing of grips
Barrel link pin fit  (Started: Mar. 30 2004, 10:02 ET, Last post: Mar. 31 2004, 23:34 ET)
What distance do you sight in at?  (Started: Mar. 31 2004, 07:50 ET, Last post: Mar. 31 2004, 19:35 ET)
Source for slides  (Started: Mar. 30 2004, 14:42 ET, Last post: Mar. 31 2004, 12:56 ET)
My drop in Bar. Didn't  (Started: Mar. 30 2004, 18:53 ET, Last post: Mar. 30 2004, 18:53 ET)
Trigger Take-up  (Started: Mar. 17 2004, 19:41 ET, Last post: Mar. 30 2004, 12:24 ET)
CCW and other ??  (Started: Mar. 9 2004, 22:02 ET, Last post: Mar. 29 2004, 19:26 ET)
Bluing and the laws?
Trigger help  (Started: Mar. 29 2004, 11:35 ET, Last post: Mar. 29 2004, 17:29 ET)
Need help with assembly.
What makes a good 1911 magazine?  (Started: Mar. 26 2004, 06:07 ET, Last post: Mar. 28 2004, 00:31 ET)
How much play is OK?  (Started: Mar. 14 2004, 03:00 ET, Last post: Mar. 26 2004, 20:40 ET)
Slide-frame fit
KT 1911 group buy...  (Started: Mar. 25 2004, 11:59 ET, Last post: Mar. 25 2004, 21:42 ET)
It's marathon time... let's wrap it up!
Opinions on 1911 kits on ebay?  (Started: Mar. 17 2004, 06:45 ET, Last post: Mar. 25 2004, 21:18 ET)
Noob Question...  (Started: Mar. 24 2004, 03:12 ET, Last post: Mar. 25 2004, 19:31 ET)
How are Commander and 1911A1 different?
A couple of grip pics  (Started: Mar. 20 2004, 15:26 ET, Last post: Mar. 25 2004, 19:09 ET)
Question about KT's steel  (Started: Mar. 24 2004, 01:17 ET, Last post: Mar. 24 2004, 01:17 ET)
steel type and rockwell hardness
Anyone tried these  (Started: Mar. 23 2004, 21:28 ET, Last post: Mar. 23 2004, 21:28 ET)
Double Star
S.A.M. parts, any good?  (Started: Mar. 22 2004, 13:21 ET, Last post: Mar. 23 2004, 18:14 ET)
Bolt on light rail  (Started: Mar. 22 2004, 13:03 ET, Last post: Mar. 23 2004, 18:10 ET)
Looking for "uncut front" Slide source...  (Started: Mar. 7 2004, 22:25 ET, Last post: Mar. 15 2004, 11:50 ET)
Cheap Accurizing Job?  (Started: Mar. 3 2004, 22:52 ET, Last post: Mar. 13 2004, 17:22 ET)
Not what I intended to do but .....
ejector queston  (Started: Mar. 11 2004, 17:27 ET, Last post: Mar. 13 2004, 00:20 ET)
new slide and it doen't fit the ejector
what to build with 500.00 your choice  (Started: Mar. 9 2004, 00:26 ET, Last post: Mar. 10 2004, 22:15 ET)
ready to start 80% project
Recoil spring plug measurement?...  (Started: Feb. 29 2004, 13:08 ET, Last post: Mar. 6 2004, 02:50 ET)
"Colt" factory Commander
Barrel Bushing Clearance  (Started: Mar. 4 2004, 13:32 ET, Last post: Mar. 6 2004, 00:05 ET)
Question about barrel bushing clearance
Ok, I think I am ready To Build.....  (Started: Mar. 1 2004, 13:05 ET, Last post: Mar. 3 2004, 23:46 ET)
OT. Full length/railed dust covers inside please  (Started: Feb. 29 2004, 14:36 ET, Last post: Mar. 3 2004, 17:03 ET)
Hammer question  (Started: Feb. 29 2004, 03:18 ET, Last post: Mar. 2 2004, 13:34 ET)
first project
Question about ejector  (Started: Feb. 28 2004, 16:01 ET, Last post: Mar. 2 2004, 11:43 ET)
1911 build help  (Started: Mar. 1 2004, 01:34 ET, Last post: Mar. 1 2004, 14:25 ET)
Looking for pocket-book friendly project 1911...  (Started: Feb. 22 2004, 22:47 ET, Last post: Feb. 29 2004, 03:03 ET)
first build  (Started: Jan. 29 2004, 17:35 ET, Last post: Feb. 26 2004, 22:38 ET)
I just can't help it!...  (Started: Jan. 24 2004, 19:20 ET, Last post: Feb. 26 2004, 15:56 ET)
"Sarco" 1911 turned "Serious" Project...
New build out to range...I am a happy boy!  (Started: Feb. 21 2004, 16:16 ET, Last post: Feb. 24 2004, 14:55 ET)
ss slide from  reddogxxalaskan ?  (Started: Feb. 23 2004, 13:24 ET, Last post: Feb. 24 2004, 00:01 ET)
Junk or no?
Tap Size?...  (Started: Feb. 23 2004, 16:59 ET, Last post: Feb. 23 2004, 19:27 ET)
screwed the pooch big time  (Started: Feb. 21 2004, 15:06 ET, Last post: Feb. 21 2004, 22:51 ET)
how many of you have botched up big time
i have unlurked and need a bit of help?  (Started: Feb. 19 2004, 12:07 ET, Last post: Feb. 20 2004, 23:36 ET)
new barrel in my 45
A couple of new guns are born!  (Started: Feb. 9 2004, 12:44 ET, Last post: Feb. 16 2004, 14:41 ET)
How do you check for barrel spring?  (Started: Jan. 30 2004, 11:25 ET, Last post: Feb. 13 2004, 20:21 ET)
rail dimensions  (Started: Feb. 8 2004, 04:35 ET, Last post: Feb. 11 2004, 23:57 ET)
what are the rail dimensions
about to buy a barrel  (Started: Jan. 24 2004, 15:40 ET, Last post: Feb. 11 2004, 23:32 ET)
fitting question
Rail Cutting Question...  (Started: Feb. 8 2004, 12:53 ET, Last post: Feb. 9 2004, 23:09 ET)
For a  KT Ordnance 80% frame
Desperately seeking Novak sight cut info...  (Started: Feb. 6 2004, 18:22 ET, Last post: Feb. 8 2004, 10:38 ET)
1911 Frame Project  (Started: Dec. 20 2003, 21:06 ET, Last post: Feb. 8 2004, 09:25 ET)
CNC Machined 1911 Frame from Billet 3
Checker front strap on a mill?  (Started: Feb. 1 2004, 13:42 ET, Last post: Feb. 7 2004, 22:47 ET)
Need you to comment, Blindhogg
FAC 1911 kits  (Started: Sep. 24 2002, 14:45 ET, Last post: Feb. 5 2004, 19:06 ET)
worth buying or not?
Commander frame  (Started: Jan. 24 2004, 11:51 ET, Last post: Feb. 5 2004, 14:54 ET)
what to cut
Pic of KT and ODI Commander  (Started: Feb. 2 2004, 10:15 ET, Last post: Feb. 3 2004, 16:46 ET)
just the way I want it
D'oh!!!  What to do?  (Started: Feb. 1 2004, 04:11 ET, Last post: Feb. 1 2004, 20:03 ET)
When you mess up the rails?
1911 parts info  (Started: Feb. 1 2004, 14:20 ET, Last post: Feb. 1 2004, 14:20 ET)
80% compeation
Want some advice on the 80% 1911 frame.  (Started: Jan. 27 2004, 23:00 ET, Last post: Feb. 1 2004, 10:57 ET)
Don't want to mess this one up
1911 help and im new  (Started: Jan. 30 2004, 23:48 ET, Last post: Jan. 30 2004, 23:48 ET)
80% reciever
Sarco Slide Not wanting to feed  (Started: Jan. 28 2004, 15:05 ET, Last post: Jan. 30 2004, 17:48 ET)
Not sure if I need to polish it better
STI Solid Model - New Project  (Started: Jan. 1 2004, 20:21 ET, Last post: Jan. 30 2004, 02:46 ET)
What do you think?
BASIC 1911 build: how hard is it?  (Started: Jan. 26 2004, 17:03 ET, Last post: Jan. 26 2004, 21:47 ET)
Looking build a gun to save money...
Commander or Full Size?  (Started: Jan. 23 2004, 17:59 ET, Last post: Jan. 26 2004, 16:07 ET)
What can you do with an STI or SV??  (Started: Dec. 29 2003, 18:31 ET, Last post: Jan. 25 2004, 23:47 ET)
Why bother with an 80% ??
Heat Treating?  (Started: Jan. 21 2004, 15:30 ET, Last post: Jan. 24 2004, 23:14 ET)
Tell Me about building .38 super 1911s  (Started: Jan. 21 2004, 01:40 ET, Last post: Jan. 24 2004, 21:44 ET)
Question About Parts Kits...  (Started: Jan. 22 2004, 20:45 ET, Last post: Jan. 23 2004, 17:24 ET)
1911 trigger prep  (Started: Jan. 23 2004, 14:22 ET, Last post: Jan. 23 2004, 17:01 ET)
asking for information
Cost to complete 1911?  (Started: Jan. 21 2004, 18:41 ET, Last post: Jan. 22 2004, 16:00 ET)
On Average?
1911 frame  (Started: Jan. 19 2004, 01:24 ET, Last post: Jan. 22 2004, 12:46 ET)
molly vs stainless  (Started: Jan. 21 2004, 12:55 ET, Last post: Jan. 21 2004, 16:47 ET)
wats the difference?
Preference and  why?  (Started: Jan. 21 2004, 11:41 ET, Last post: Jan. 21 2004, 14:07 ET)
KT Vs. Tannery 80% frame
head space and barrel ramp overhang  (Started: Jan. 20 2004, 12:04 ET, Last post: Jan. 20 2004, 12:04 ET)
.50 Cal 1911  (Started: Jan. 18 2004, 22:18 ET, Last post: Jan. 20 2004, 10:45 ET)
ouch!
OK new problem  (Started: Jan. 18 2004, 16:33 ET, Last post: Jan. 20 2004, 09:35 ET)
Hammer 1/2 cocking
Hammer will not stay back untill I let off trigger  (Started: Jan. 18 2004, 15:17 ET, Last post: Jan. 18 2004, 16:16 ET)
Almost done...where can I get a Storm Lake Barrel?  (Started: Jan. 17 2004, 21:15 ET, Last post: Jan. 18 2004, 09:35 ET)
picture of progress included :)
Is this a good plan?  (Started: Jan. 13 2004, 06:11 ET, Last post: Jan. 17 2004, 10:08 ET)
newcomer needs some advice...
Anyone use a FAC 1911 parts kit?  (Started: Jan. 13 2004, 08:38 ET, Last post: Jan. 15 2004, 04:20 ET)
Officer Frame?  (Started: Jan. 14 2004, 08:00 ET, Last post: Jan. 15 2004, 04:11 ET)
Commander Slide on Full Size frame?  (Started: Jan. 14 2004, 12:22 ET, Last post: Jan. 14 2004, 23:34 ET)
Can I do this?
Hardballer beavertail  (Started: Jan. 13 2004, 17:34 ET, Last post: Jan. 14 2004, 13:53 ET)
Disconnector Dilemma  (Started: Jan. 11 2004, 07:30 ET, Last post: Jan. 13 2004, 02:23 ET)
1911 Grip Project Finished  (Started: Jan. 11 2004, 00:16 ET, Last post: Jan. 11 2004, 12:52 ET)
Wild materials
Fit Essex slide & KT lower...Now I need barrel  (Started: Jan. 8 2004, 21:28 ET, Last post: Jan. 10 2004, 08:22 ET)
Blank sided slide?  (Started: Jan. 7 2004, 00:01 ET, Last post: Jan. 9 2004, 22:14 ET)
All but serrations done available?
Need help installing an Ambi-safety on a 1911  (Started: Jan. 7 2004, 14:19 ET, Last post: Jan. 9 2004, 22:08 ET)
MSH rail dimensions.  (Started: Jan. 9 2004, 01:02 ET, Last post: Jan. 9 2004, 10:47 ET)
Specs on Mainspring housings.
timing and clearances with a bull config  (Started: Jan. 7 2004, 15:23 ET, Last post: Jan. 8 2004, 14:16 ET)
Sarco parts really that bad?  (Started: Dec. 8 2003, 14:07 ET, Last post: Jan. 5 2004, 22:58 ET)
Wierd brass deformation?  (Started: Jan. 4 2004, 19:00 ET, Last post: Jan. 5 2004, 17:07 ET)
Almost done...  (Started: Jan. 1 2004, 14:17 ET, Last post: Jan. 3 2004, 00:36 ET)
Tannery shop 45  (Started: Dec. 31 2003, 13:04 ET, Last post: Jan. 2 2004, 21:13 ET)
Barrel fitting vs frame completion  (Started: Dec. 30 2003, 12:55 ET, Last post: Jan. 2 2004, 12:17 ET)
and I thought the hard part was over...
"Softening" sharp checkering?  (Started: Dec. 30 2003, 20:00 ET, Last post: Dec. 30 2003, 21:44 ET)
Essex "Enhanced" Slide Question  (Started: Dec. 9 2003, 13:03 ET, Last post: Dec. 30 2003, 18:56 ET)
fitting a bull barrel on a shorty  (Started: Dec. 29 2003, 11:35 ET, Last post: Dec. 29 2003, 23:02 ET)
Temporary Finish Question  (Started: Dec. 29 2003, 11:06 ET, Last post: Dec. 29 2003, 22:34 ET)
20% 1911 frame  (Started: Dec. 29 2003, 12:42 ET, Last post: Dec. 29 2003, 15:30 ET)
building hints
feeding capabilities?  (Started: Dec. 29 2003, 07:36 ET, Last post: Dec. 29 2003, 07:36 ET)
clearances on full size frame /short slide  (Started: Dec. 22 2003, 12:21 ET, Last post: Dec. 22 2003, 23:18 ET)
Barrel/ Bushing Fitting Q  (Started: Dec. 21 2003, 09:21 ET, Last post: Dec. 22 2003, 09:26 ET)
1911 Frame Project  (Started: Nov. 29 2003, 15:52 ET, Last post: Dec. 21 2003, 13:24 ET)
CNC Machined 1911 Frame from Billet 2
Dan Wesson Parts Kits?  (Started: Dec. 17 2003, 11:35 ET, Last post: Dec. 19 2003, 11:09 ET)
Still Available?
1911/2011 compnoent type frame.  (Started: Sep. 13 2003, 00:52 ET, Last post: Dec. 18 2003, 01:09 ET)
screen shots of finished model.
lowered ejection port measurements?  (Started: Dec. 17 2003, 12:16 ET, Last post: Dec. 17 2003, 22:14 ET)
Ready to mill the rails, couple cutting questions  (Started: Dec. 17 2003, 18:27 ET, Last post: Dec. 17 2003, 22:10 ET)
How to fit a reverse plug?  (Started: Oct. 2 2003, 00:26 ET, Last post: Dec. 17 2003, 21:57 ET)
I need some help :help:
Which Mainspring Housing?  (Started: Dec. 9 2003, 11:09 ET, Last post: Dec. 17 2003, 18:00 ET)
Staking tool for plunger tube?  (Started: Jul. 6 2003, 00:12 ET, Last post: Dec. 17 2003, 00:32 ET)
Anyone made their own?
Ramped or non ramped barrel  (Started: Nov. 19 2003, 22:02 ET, Last post: Dec. 16 2003, 18:49 ET)
tool costs for 1911 barrel work  (Started: Dec. 5 2003, 17:16 ET, Last post: Dec. 16 2003, 18:14 ET)
1911 Grip Safety Question  (Started: Dec. 14 2003, 12:40 ET, Last post: Dec. 14 2003, 23:20 ET)
I need your help
Buy good, sharp chambering reamers.  (Started: Dec. 12 2003, 00:19 ET, Last post: Dec. 13 2003, 03:11 ET)
Or this may happen to you.
Grip Screw stuck in bushing  (Started: Dec. 8 2003, 22:50 ET, Last post: Dec. 12 2003, 23:39 ET)
Bushing comes out with grips
1911 not so wide body  (Started: Dec. 8 2003, 12:44 ET, Last post: Dec. 12 2003, 23:21 ET)
ramped barrel on shorty  (Started: Dec. 10 2003, 13:33 ET, Last post: Dec. 11 2003, 11:50 ET)
1911 compensator blanks?...  (Started: Dec. 1 2003, 22:22 ET, Last post: Dec. 11 2003, 09:17 ET)
Anyone interested in machining?...
Slide for 80% build up?  (Started: Dec. 9 2003, 16:34 ET, Last post: Dec. 10 2003, 10:43 ET)
frame/slide fit irrelevant to accuracy?  (Started: Dec. 3 2003, 01:35 ET, Last post: Dec. 10 2003, 00:43 ET)
frame slide fit accuracy
colt mustang vs 1911  (Started: Dec. 5 2003, 10:39 ET, Last post: Dec. 9 2003, 16:03 ET)
different dimensions
I'm DONE!!!!!!  (Started: Nov. 27 2003, 20:09 ET, Last post: Dec. 9 2003, 10:15 ET)
Finally
Essex build  (Started: Dec. 6 2003, 12:49 ET, Last post: Dec. 9 2003, 00:16 ET)
modifying a slide  (Started: Dec. 1 2003, 12:13 ET, Last post: Dec. 5 2003, 17:33 ET)
by welding
Handcutting Sight Dovetail  (Started: Dec. 3 2003, 07:20 ET, Last post: Dec. 3 2003, 21:03 ET)
Series 80 Slide on 70 frame?  (Started: Dec. 3 2003, 10:17 ET, Last post: Dec. 3 2003, 16:35 ET)
Slide to frame fit  (Started: Nov. 20 2003, 00:39 ET, Last post: Dec. 3 2003, 00:33 ET)
update...with pics...1911/22lr  (Started: Dec. 2 2003, 20:39 ET, Last post: Dec. 2 2003, 20:42 ET)
Question for Prof. Merlin  (Started: Dec. 1 2003, 21:53 ET, Last post: Dec. 2 2003, 19:13 ET)
Essex
anyone build up a .22 lr 1911  (Started: Nov. 7 2003, 16:33 ET, Last post: Dec. 2 2003, 02:41 ET)
looking for a source  (Started: Nov. 26 2003, 18:03 ET, Last post: Dec. 1 2003, 21:42 ET)
for a 1911 gov SS slide
Grip Safety ?  (Started: Nov. 28 2003, 01:57 ET, Last post: Dec. 1 2003, 19:47 ET)
First timer trouble  (Started: Nov. 24 2003, 09:42 ET, Last post: Nov. 28 2003, 12:07 ET)
1911 building trouble
Quality of Chip McCormick parts  (Started: Nov. 22 2003, 15:26 ET, Last post: Nov. 26 2003, 19:12 ET)
Good or no?
Which Cutter for Ramped Barrel?  (Started: Nov. 20 2003, 13:49 ET, Last post: Nov. 26 2003, 17:34 ET)
Which ramp - Wilson or Nowlin?
Essex Detonics Frame  (Started: Nov. 13 2003, 18:47 ET, Last post: Nov. 25 2003, 10:36 ET)
$50 frame from Numrich
Dlask 1911 Novak type low-mount sight...  (Started: Nov. 22 2003, 15:31 ET, Last post: Nov. 22 2003, 15:32 ET)
Give these a try!
Thumb Safety Fitting  (Started: Nov. 15 2003, 16:25 ET, Last post: Nov. 17 2003, 16:08 ET)
Ejector hole drilling? (How to)  (Started: Nov. 14 2003, 14:50 ET, Last post: Nov. 16 2003, 08:39 ET)
what to use for the job?
1911 project question  (Started: Nov. 13 2003, 08:44 ET, Last post: Nov. 14 2003, 20:39 ET)
Build 80% Frame into dedicated .22 pistol  (Started: Nov. 14 2003, 17:04 ET, Last post: Nov. 14 2003, 17:04 ET)
Current IPSC technology  (Started: Aug. 8 2003, 14:03 ET, Last post: Nov. 11 2003, 21:41 ET)
A limited 10 1911
Colt Officer model question  (Started: Oct. 11 2003, 19:11 ET, Last post: Nov. 6 2003, 22:48 ET)
KT Frame:  .009 taper in rail slot?  (Started: Nov. 4 2003, 20:51 ET, Last post: Nov. 5 2003, 13:08 ET)
KT 80% 1911 frame; where to buy  (Started: Oct. 28 2003, 17:58 ET, Last post: Nov. 3 2003, 12:27 ET)
also how much?  Says it all!
How to get brushed stainless look back  (Started: Oct. 30 2003, 22:14 ET, Last post: Oct. 31 2003, 23:07 ET)
PLEASE HELP ME I'M NEW AND NEED HELP!!  (Started: Oct. 21 2003, 20:48 ET, Last post: Oct. 23 2003, 17:14 ET)
Building a new 1911
Cutting in the rails on my KT 1911 frame  (Started: Oct. 21 2003, 22:25 ET, Last post: Oct. 22 2003, 11:36 ET)
80% frame  (Started: May 31 2003, 08:51 ET, Last post: Oct. 21 2003, 22:26 ET)
what tools needed to complete
1911 Frame Project  (Started: Jul. 12 2003, 21:12 ET, Last post: Oct. 21 2003, 21:36 ET)
Why are the AR's first?
1911 in 9MM  (Started: Oct. 13 2003, 01:33 ET, Last post: Oct. 19 2003, 19:54 ET)
Parts needed
How do I machine the 'dish' in the top of 1911?  (Started: Apr. 14 2003, 13:34 ET, Last post: Oct. 19 2003, 06:30 ET)
Getting close on my 40% Tannery shop
Reweld KT frame  (Started: Oct. 16 2003, 17:22 ET, Last post: Oct. 17 2003, 02:13 ET)
Question integrity of braze
1911 Trigger Creep.  (Started: Sep. 17 2003, 00:09 ET, Last post: Oct. 14 2003, 23:24 ET)
What causes it?
1911 grips,  (Started: Aug. 29 2003, 20:08 ET, Last post: Oct. 14 2003, 21:33 ET)
Front sight installation  (Started: Oct. 9 2003, 13:26 ET, Last post: Oct. 10 2003, 09:03 ET)
tenon will not fit!
Finished KT 1911  (Started: Oct. 9 2003, 12:53 ET, Last post: Oct. 10 2003, 02:38 ET)
1911 Barrel Fitting Instructions  (Started: Sep. 26 2003, 12:29 ET, Last post: Oct. 9 2003, 21:27 ET)
Has anything definitive been published?
Shy Disconnector  (Started: Oct. 8 2003, 22:14 ET, Last post: Oct. 9 2003, 19:41 ET)
KT Ordnance 80% 1911 Frame....  (Started: Oct. 8 2003, 11:50 ET, Last post: Oct. 8 2003, 19:18 ET)
Am I biting off more than I can chew??
Making progress  (Started: Sep. 24 2003, 03:51 ET, Last post: Oct. 8 2003, 00:34 ET)
Making progress
Parts for 1911??  (Started: Aug. 1 2003, 23:20 ET, Last post: Oct. 5 2003, 17:03 ET)
Can u recommend good source for parts?
M1911/1911-A1 Series 70/80  (Started: Oct. 5 2003, 00:56 ET, Last post: Oct. 5 2003, 00:56 ET)
What is the difference between these?
Newbie wants to build a 1911 by hand  (Started: Oct. 1 2003, 16:59 ET, Last post: Oct. 1 2003, 19:31 ET)
Has anybody built one w/hand tools only?
Newby slide rail question  (Started: Sep. 26 2003, 18:02 ET, Last post: Sep. 26 2003, 18:02 ET)
best value in "80%" frames?  (Started: Sep. 24 2003, 10:02 ET, Last post: Sep. 25 2003, 12:47 ET)
parts kit needs a home!
1911 Success  (Started: Aug. 19 2003, 21:59 ET, Last post: Sep. 21 2003, 16:42 ET)
Alomost done
Most accurate 1911 slide blueprints????  (Started: Sep. 20 2003, 05:40 ET, Last post: Sep. 20 2003, 05:44 ET)
My 1911  (Started: Sep. 19 2003, 20:13 ET, Last post: Sep. 19 2003, 20:13 ET)
not from 80%, but my first.
Kimber Barrels  (Started: Sep. 18 2003, 22:49 ET, Last post: Sep. 19 2003, 17:44 ET)
Any idea who makes them?
Braze marks?  (Started: Sep. 16 2003, 12:38 ET, Last post: Sep. 17 2003, 15:00 ET)
springfeild problems  (Started: Sep. 3 2003, 12:23 ET, Last post: Sep. 16 2003, 12:30 ET)
need a guru that knows springfeilds??
Nightdriver  (Started: Jul. 18 2003, 18:08 ET, Last post: Sep. 11 2003, 11:25 ET)
Essex Arms Chopped Frames
sights for my 9x23  (Started: Aug. 14 2003, 13:58 ET, Last post: Sep. 6 2003, 21:49 ET)
need some advice
1911 mag catch hole.  (Started: Sep. 3 2003, 03:02 ET, Last post: Sep. 4 2003, 12:17 ET)
how do you do it?
Argentina Balister Molina 45ACP  (Started: Sep. 4 2003, 00:52 ET, Last post: Sep. 4 2003, 10:24 ET)
Trigger stop
I'm doing another 80% build  (Started: Aug. 12 2003, 09:01 ET, Last post: Sep. 3 2003, 12:57 ET)
colored grip?  (Started: Sep. 1 2003, 03:07 ET, Last post: Sep. 1 2003, 03:49 ET)
building or rebuilding a 1911  (Started: Aug. 31 2003, 20:14 ET, Last post: Aug. 31 2003, 20:16 ET)
cost involved
Do you really need both Kuhnhausen Shop Manuals?  (Started: Aug. 7 2003, 14:56 ET, Last post: Aug. 27 2003, 01:07 ET)
kimber tac pro or buy  a sprngfld armory mill spec  (Started: Aug. 16 2003, 19:38 ET, Last post: Aug. 16 2003, 22:14 ET)
Barrel link size?  (Started: Aug. 9 2003, 13:05 ET, Last post: Aug. 12 2003, 23:15 ET)
need to know
a new 9x23  (Started: Aug. 2 2003, 18:00 ET, Last post: Aug. 9 2003, 02:23 ET)
Tanneryshop 1911  (Started: Mar. 18 2003, 11:08 ET, Last post: Aug. 4 2003, 14:20 ET)
Prices going up
welding up hood?  (Started: Aug. 1 2003, 16:11 ET, Last post: Aug. 1 2003, 20:19 ET)
colt slide question  (Started: Jul. 15 2003, 08:29 ET, Last post: Jul. 25 2003, 18:22 ET)
Sear problem.  (Started: Jul. 22 2003, 12:59 ET, Last post: Jul. 24 2003, 10:24 ET)
1911 in .40s&w  (Started: Jul. 15 2003, 22:26 ET, Last post: Jul. 23 2003, 11:07 ET)
wanting information
Found 80% SS for Sale at Fun Show  (Started: Jul. 20 2003, 12:06 ET, Last post: Jul. 21 2003, 13:27 ET)
Countersinking the pluger tube?  (Started: Jul. 7 2003, 22:27 ET, Last post: Jul. 15 2003, 23:31 ET)
Ejection question.  (Started: Jul. 7 2003, 22:16 ET, Last post: Jul. 10 2003, 07:25 ET)
cutting front strap serations  (Started: Jun. 30 2003, 22:48 ET, Last post: Jul. 9 2003, 15:36 ET)
KT's new look for the 1911  (Started: Jun. 2 2003, 16:12 ET, Last post: Jul. 7 2003, 15:35 ET)
Extractor Question  (Started: Jun. 30 2003, 19:59 ET, Last post: Jul. 4 2003, 15:11 ET)
Tannery's 80% Finished Frame  (Started: Jun. 30 2003, 23:22 ET, Last post: Jul. 2 2003, 09:30 ET)
What Do They Look Like??
0% castings  (Started: Jun. 12 2003, 20:07 ET, Last post: Jul. 1 2003, 22:59 ET)
help with a gameplan??
New Purty gun  (Started: Jun. 29 2003, 21:26 ET, Last post: Jul. 1 2003, 21:01 ET)
looking for grip info  (Started: Jun. 30 2003, 17:53 ET, Last post: Jun. 30 2003, 23:28 ET)
grip safety troubleshooting  (Started: Jun. 26 2003, 10:04 ET, Last post: Jun. 28 2003, 07:57 ET)
parkerizing on slide rails?  (Started: Jun. 25 2003, 21:26 ET, Last post: Jun. 27 2003, 08:59 ET)
1911 Frame Project  (Started: Jan. 28 2003, 23:26 ET, Last post: Jun. 26 2003, 10:38 ET)
CNC Machined 1911 Frame from Billet
Thumb Safety Problem  (Started: Jun. 20 2003, 11:22 ET, Last post: Jun. 21 2003, 09:13 ET)
polishing a feedramp  (Started: Jun. 20 2003, 09:50 ET, Last post: Jun. 20 2003, 21:41 ET)
What do you guys use?
Mainspring housing channel etc.  (Started: Jun. 16 2003, 15:34 ET, Last post: Jun. 17 2003, 00:13 ET)
need help.
Gov to commander  (Started: Jun. 2 2003, 13:05 ET, Last post: Jun. 15 2003, 20:46 ET)
Head space issue  (Started: May 29 2003, 23:55 ET, Last post: Jun. 15 2003, 14:09 ET)
sort of,
First Project Feasibility Questions  (Started: May 31 2003, 01:43 ET, Last post: Jun. 13 2003, 18:14 ET)
Have a 1911 with a finish challenge
6in .45 springs  (Started: Jun. 8 2003, 14:55 ET, Last post: Jun. 11 2003, 12:17 ET)
Help!!!!!!!!!!
Commander hammer  (Started: May 30 2003, 22:54 ET, Last post: Jun. 9 2003, 01:03 ET)
Two Newbies Attempt Stippling on Frontstrap  (Started: Apr. 25 2003, 10:44 ET, Last post: Jun. 6 2003, 21:41 ET)
Home gunsmithing for dummies
Throating  (Started: Jun. 5 2003, 17:12 ET, Last post: Jun. 6 2003, 21:17 ET)
Gotta start someplace
odd dovetail?  (Started: Jun. 4 2003, 09:46 ET, Last post: Jun. 4 2003, 23:13 ET)
Q: RE: Crescent shaped A1 relief cuts  (Started: May 24 2003, 22:00 ET, Last post: May 29 2003, 09:05 ET)
behind trigger
Olympic Arms  (Started: May 23 2003, 01:33 ET, Last post: May 23 2003, 01:33 ET)
Officers model
Officers Model  (Started: Apr. 30 2003, 01:35 ET, Last post: May 21 2003, 18:49 ET)
will it fit on a full size frame?
What do I need?  (Started: May 16 2003, 01:26 ET, Last post: May 18 2003, 23:20 ET)
Officers model
1911 Building, What parts are needed  (Started: May 14 2003, 10:54 ET, Last post: May 18 2003, 23:15 ET)
1911 Raffle  (Started: May 18 2003, 19:38 ET, Last post: May 18 2003, 19:38 ET)
installing a trigger overtravel screw  (Started: May 8 2003, 04:14 ET, Last post: May 16 2003, 03:10 ET)
in a Charles Daly 1911
1911 Frames/other frames  (Started: May 11 2003, 16:11 ET, Last post: May 11 2003, 16:11 ET)
Where are they?
Canted Tanneryshop/NOC 40% Frame  (Started: May 8 2003, 00:06 ET, Last post: May 11 2003, 15:12 ET)
stainless frame is defective
Officers Frame prints  (Started: May 6 2003, 23:41 ET, Last post: May 8 2003, 10:11 ET)
looking for prints
Beavertail Jigs  (Started: May 5 2003, 13:45 ET, Last post: May 7 2003, 03:30 ET)
GC Series 80 questions  (Started: Apr. 30 2003, 14:51 ET, Last post: Apr. 30 2003, 21:17 ET)
DPMS kits?  (Started: Apr. 22 2003, 13:06 ET, Last post: Apr. 27 2003, 23:44 ET)
any comment or suggestion?
Dlask Frames  (Started: Apr. 15 2003, 00:37 ET, Last post: Apr. 27 2003, 17:46 ET)
has anybody tried one?
1911 templates  (Started: Apr. 27 2003, 12:31 ET, Last post: Apr. 27 2003, 16:33 ET)
need help with frame??
Help with Sear assembly!  (Started: Apr. 22 2003, 12:22 ET, Last post: Apr. 27 2003, 00:05 ET)
Buried BOMAR with no dovetail?  (Started: Apr. 20 2003, 10:41 ET, Last post: Apr. 22 2003, 12:28 ET)
difference between series 70 and 80?  (Started: Apr. 20 2003, 22:32 ET, Last post: Apr. 22 2003, 00:57 ET)
1911 Compact - Building  (Started: Mar. 13 2003, 13:34 ET, Last post: Apr. 22 2003, 00:05 ET)
Sight question  (Started: Apr. 20 2003, 01:16 ET, Last post: Apr. 20 2003, 21:55 ET)
G.I. to Bomar
Where to get forgings?  (Started: Apr. 13 2003, 00:14 ET, Last post: Apr. 14 2003, 14:58 ET)
Compact 1911  (Started: Apr. 12 2003, 23:41 ET, Last post: Apr. 12 2003, 23:41 ET)
who makes forgings?
twice,have shortened the slide-barrel  (Started: Apr. 12 2003, 08:30 ET, Last post: Apr. 12 2003, 08:30 ET)
of Colt .22-45 conversions. One alloy
Commander length slide  (Started: Apr. 8 2003, 16:17 ET, Last post: Apr. 8 2003, 21:51 ET)
I need a checkering guide  (Started: Apr. 4 2003, 13:40 ET, Last post: Apr. 7 2003, 12:37 ET)
1911 Blueprints  (Started: Apr. 2 2003, 01:59 ET, Last post: Apr. 3 2003, 21:26 ET)
How do I install this front sight????  (Started: Mar. 13 2003, 23:40 ET, Last post: Apr. 1 2003, 01:18 ET)
1911, not A1....
1911 up-date  (Started: Mar. 30 2003, 22:13 ET, Last post: Mar. 31 2003, 21:28 ET)
What file do I use to serrate rear of slide?  (Started: Mar. 29 2003, 23:32 ET, Last post: Mar. 30 2003, 21:24 ET)
Where can I buy a new USGI spec parts kit  (Started: Mar. 25 2003, 13:11 ET, Last post: Mar. 29 2003, 21:36 ET)
other than Sarco, and. . .
breaking m/spring housing pin?  (Started: Mar. 26 2003, 10:02 ET, Last post: Mar. 27 2003, 08:34 ET)
barrel/slide fit on a KT frame  (Started: Mar. 24 2003, 14:39 ET, Last post: Mar. 25 2003, 21:11 ET)
Is there any 1911 "kits" source worth a darn??  (Started: Mar. 5 2003, 01:31 ET, Last post: Mar. 24 2003, 00:07 ET)
1911 Slides  (Started: Mar. 22 2003, 12:52 ET, Last post: Mar. 23 2003, 06:13 ET)
Century Arms
Colt Ace  (Started: Mar. 8 2003, 09:34 ET, Last post: Mar. 14 2003, 09:58 ET)
lookit this purty thang
aluminium commander  (Started: Mar. 11 2003, 12:41 ET, Last post: Mar. 13 2003, 23:34 ET)
aluminium commander
SVI Frame Plates?  (Started: Mar. 8 2003, 21:24 ET, Last post: Mar. 10 2003, 23:53 ET)
What do the steel inserts look like?
Steel 1911 frame rails installed on Al frame  (Started: Mar. 6 2003, 16:56 ET, Last post: Mar. 10 2003, 10:18 ET)
Strength of steel on a light 1911
Norinco 1911 Slide and Frame  (Started: Feb. 24 2003, 17:17 ET, Last post: Mar. 8 2003, 19:59 ET)
Can this piece be rescued?
which hammer and sear jigs???  (Started: Jan. 24 2003, 09:19 ET, Last post: Mar. 8 2003, 18:34 ET)
hi-cap frames  (Started: Mar. 2 2003, 19:02 ET, Last post: Mar. 6 2003, 21:45 ET)
thumb safety  (Started: Mar. 5 2003, 17:11 ET, Last post: Mar. 5 2003, 23:55 ET)
what does this one come off
Sand Cuts on 1911 frame  (Started: Feb. 28 2003, 10:32 ET, Last post: Mar. 2 2003, 15:24 ET)
somebody finally did it
60% Dremel Project  (Started: Feb. 28 2003, 10:51 ET, Last post: Mar. 1 2003, 10:05 ET)
Feedback?
2nd 1911 Project Complete  (Started: Feb. 26 2003, 22:22 ET, Last post: Mar. 1 2003, 00:15 ET)
1911 Build
NewBie Questions on building 1911  (Started: Feb. 14 2003, 16:14 ET, Last post: Feb. 28 2003, 13:25 ET)
What about parts?
Ejection port tuning  (Started: Feb. 23 2003, 15:24 ET, Last post: Feb. 28 2003, 10:12 ET)
for brazilian slides??
Slide Photos  (Started: Feb. 27 2003, 11:04 ET, Last post: Feb. 27 2003, 15:06 ET)
Brazilian Slide Photos
Buried Sights  (Started: Feb. 10 2003, 13:40 ET, Last post: Feb. 27 2003, 12:44 ET)
Guns and Ammo
Need old 1911 slide  (Started: Feb. 20 2003, 06:57 ET, Last post: Feb. 25 2003, 16:57 ET)
1911 plunger tube....  (Started: Feb. 21 2003, 15:27 ET, Last post: Feb. 24 2003, 18:36 ET)
how to make it stay LOL
Slide fitting information?  (Started: Feb. 6 2003, 03:59 ET, Last post: Feb. 17 2003, 21:35 ET)
Where do I find detailed information.
Tanneryshop Stainless Slides  (Started: Feb. 5 2003, 15:39 ET, Last post: Feb. 10 2003, 17:15 ET)
Who's seen one?
Spring identification  (Started: Feb. 9 2003, 21:11 ET, Last post: Feb. 10 2003, 11:39 ET)
Just how MUCH more case support does  (Started: Jan. 27 2003, 23:33 ET, Last post: Feb. 10 2003, 09:25 ET)
a 'fully supported" barrel give a .45
1911 Grips  (Started: Feb. 3 2003, 21:11 ET, Last post: Feb. 8 2003, 18:20 ET)
CNC Machined Cherry Wood Grips
Which grit abrasive?  (Started: Jan. 21 2003, 01:34 ET, Last post: Feb. 4 2003, 17:54 ET)
Home Parkerizing  (Started: Feb. 4 2003, 11:54 ET, Last post: Feb. 4 2003, 11:54 ET)
Disconector spec's  (Started: Jan. 24 2003, 22:57 ET, Last post: Feb. 3 2003, 08:56 ET)
need some help
Second Guessing myself  (Started: Jan. 26 2003, 17:20 ET, Last post: Jan. 29 2003, 22:40 ET)
Caspian frame
0% Forging Source...  (Started: Jan. 23 2003, 08:37 ET, Last post: Jan. 27 2003, 23:32 ET)
Where to buy Aluminum and Steel blanks
Got my KT 1911 80% frame in today  (Started: Nov. 21 2002, 20:11 ET, Last post: Jan. 21 2003, 17:10 ET)
plenty of pics
bobtail  (Started: Jan. 16 2003, 01:44 ET, Last post: Jan. 21 2003, 13:54 ET)
Which set of prints?  (Started: Jan. 21 2003, 00:25 ET, Last post: Jan. 21 2003, 03:20 ET)
conical barrel shrouds/bushings  (Started: Jan. 2 2003, 23:16 ET, Last post: Jan. 20 2003, 23:46 ET)
Who sells these?
upswept beavertail grip safety, never go  (Started: Jan. 20 2003, 21:02 ET, Last post: Jan. 20 2003, 21:02 ET)
back once used, if interested in fast
1911 Barrel Cam Linkage Slot  (Started: Dec. 21 2002, 08:43 ET, Last post: Jan. 18 2003, 12:13 ET)
What is the Depth Dimension?
DA 1911's  (Started: Jan. 3 2003, 00:50 ET, Last post: Jan. 16 2003, 12:43 ET)
is there a kit somwhere?
1911 Thread Size  (Started: Dec. 2 2002, 17:23 ET, Last post: Jan. 15 2003, 22:05 ET)
grep bushing holes  (Started: Jan. 15 2003, 00:44 ET, Last post: Jan. 15 2003, 19:39 ET)
Quality of Tannery 100% 1911 SS Slide  (Started: Jan. 13 2003, 16:59 ET, Last post: Jan. 15 2003, 11:49 ET)
two cutting questions...  (Started: Jan. 10 2003, 16:42 ET, Last post: Jan. 11 2003, 16:37 ET)
kart ez fit barrel  (Started: Jan. 8 2003, 11:14 ET, Last post: Jan. 10 2003, 23:42 ET)
does it work good?
Quality of Mitchell Arms frames & slides  (Started: Jan. 8 2003, 03:04 ET, Last post: Jan. 9 2003, 03:20 ET)
who makes a good alluminum frame?  (Started: Nov. 24 2002, 20:06 ET, Last post: Jan. 3 2003, 18:28 ET)
first build up, what should I get?
cutting frame rails with a radial arm saw  (Started: Dec. 25 2002, 15:29 ET, Last post: Jan. 2 2003, 14:21 ET)
Is this a good idea?
Slick slide commander.  (Started: Oct. 8 2002, 18:54 ET, Last post: Dec. 31 2002, 16:31 ET)
Long slide project and source for parts?  (Started: Dec. 21 2002, 22:44 ET, Last post: Dec. 31 2002, 13:24 ET)
Cutting slide rails with the OSI kit  (Started: Dec. 18 2002, 23:36 ET, Last post: Dec. 20 2002, 23:03 ET)
How the OSI 1911 jig works
Next 80% 1911 build  (Started: Dec. 2 2002, 12:39 ET, Last post: Dec. 20 2002, 09:21 ET)
Any suggestions for slide and barrel
Building a commander from a full size 1911 frame?  (Started: Apr. 23 2002, 11:24 ET, Last post: Dec. 19 2002, 18:46 ET)
Any mods required
Re-soldering slide rails  (Started: May 15 2002, 20:31 ET, Last post: Dec. 17 2002, 08:12 ET)
Polishing a frame to match slide  (Started: May 23 2002, 23:32 ET, Last post: Dec. 15 2002, 19:29 ET)
Extra long disconnector  (Started: May 8 2002, 06:30 ET, Last post: Dec. 15 2002, 13:56 ET)
Gripsafety and trigger sticking  (Started: Dec. 1 2002, 22:46 ET, Last post: Dec. 14 2002, 20:59 ET)
Why dont 80% frames have enough tang  (Started: Dec. 12 2002, 12:38 ET, Last post: Dec. 12 2002, 12:38 ET)
left to fit to the beavertails from
John Masen parts  (Started: Dec. 11 2002, 23:33 ET, Last post: Dec. 12 2002, 11:26 ET)
What you all think of them??
You get what you pay for  (Started: Nov. 12 2002, 20:39 ET, Last post: Dec. 10 2002, 18:42 ET)
Shortening the butt on a Govt Model  (Started: Dec. 2 2002, 15:33 ET, Last post: Dec. 10 2002, 14:22 ET)
The Officer's Mainspring housing and its
Anyone try to build a compact 1911?  (Started: Nov. 6 2002, 02:25 ET, Last post: Dec. 9 2002, 21:01 ET)
are 80% 1911's that hard to build?  (Started: Nov. 18 2002, 23:53 ET, Last post: Dec. 7 2002, 22:32 ET)
doesn't look too hard?
Durability of Aluminum frames  (Started: Nov. 28 2002, 02:40 ET, Last post: Dec. 3 2002, 18:04 ET)
How do they hold up?
Mainspring Housing  (Started: Oct. 25 2002, 00:33 ET, Last post: Dec. 2 2002, 15:40 ET)
Effect of new MSH on trigger and hammer
what size cutter for 1911 slide rail?  (Started: Oct. 16 2002, 23:25 ET, Last post: Dec. 1 2002, 03:13 ET)
what size woodruff cutter?
Numrich Colt 1911a1  (Started: Nov. 19 2002, 00:28 ET, Last post: Nov. 19 2002, 00:28 ET)
parts set -- looks decent
A word about 1911 castings...  (Started: Apr. 18 2002, 01:05 ET, Last post: Nov. 15 2002, 14:56 ET)
THE TANNERY SHOP /SERVICE  (Started: Nov. 5 2002, 23:44 ET, Last post: Nov. 12 2002, 09:46 ET)
1911, BACK ORDERS, ECT
Billet hiSVI-STI style hi cap 1911. from a billet.  (Started: Oct. 31 2002, 04:13 ET, Last post: Nov. 9 2002, 00:05 ET)
Anybody have experience with Dlask 80%'s  (Started: Nov. 5 2002, 19:38 ET, Last post: Nov. 8 2002, 12:09 ET)
Gonna start my first 80%
Hole in Rail  (Started: Oct. 24 2002, 14:31 ET, Last post: Oct. 29 2002, 23:35 ET)
missing hole on 80% fancy
1911 Parts List  (Started: Oct. 22 2002, 11:17 ET, Last post: Oct. 22 2002, 18:35 ET)
List of Parts for 80% build
Slide Breech Face Angle  (Started: Oct. 14 2002, 16:19 ET, Last post: Oct. 15 2002, 09:12 ET)
89???
My parts list  (Started: Aug. 15 2002, 04:25 ET, Last post: Oct. 14 2002, 12:22 ET)
What do you think?
80% 1911 Frame in Aluminum  (Started: Oct. 8 2002, 09:04 ET, Last post: Oct. 9 2002, 23:33 ET)
How good are they?
Slide compatibility for Dealer Warehouse frames  (Started: Sep. 30 2002, 03:14 ET, Last post: Oct. 6 2002, 03:56 ET)
standard frame to officers model  (Started: Oct. 3 2002, 21:58 ET, Last post: Oct. 6 2002, 00:42 ET)
can it be done
Full length to Commander length slide mod?  (Started: Oct. 1 2002, 10:50 ET, Last post: Oct. 2 2002, 20:42 ET)
Cutting a slide to Commander length
1911 Parts kits  (Started: Sep. 22 2002, 01:56 ET, Last post: Sep. 30 2002, 02:59 ET)
Any good
tutorial needed on rail peening  (Started: Sep. 29 2002, 17:36 ET, Last post: Sep. 29 2002, 21:24 ET)
front sight staking ??  (Started: Sep. 22 2002, 12:32 ET, Last post: Sep. 22 2002, 12:55 ET)
procedure wanted
Stamping a 80% 1911  (Started: Jun. 27 2002, 01:00 ET, Last post: Sep. 18 2002, 07:18 ET)
slide/frame gap  (Started: Sep. 14 2002, 18:49 ET, Last post: Sep. 16 2002, 17:03 ET)
Looking for aluminum 1911 80% frame  (Started: Sep. 13 2002, 16:29 ET, Last post: Sep. 16 2002, 10:00 ET)
any clues on availability?
sticky hammer  (Started: Sep. 11 2002, 21:09 ET, Last post: Sep. 13 2002, 20:28 ET)
The easy way to a 1911-type homebuilt  (Started: Aug. 10 2002, 22:21 ET, Last post: Sep. 13 2002, 04:07 ET)
Minimal machining
trigger fitting??  (Started: Sep. 1 2002, 09:09 ET, Last post: Sep. 9 2002, 21:50 ET)
Best 1911 barrel  (Started: Aug. 27 2002, 20:39 ET, Last post: Sep. 9 2002, 21:43 ET)
Gunsmith fit stainless
Opinions on rock island armory m1911  (Started: Jul. 17 2002, 16:03 ET, Last post: Aug. 31 2002, 18:55 ET)
Platmorm for "sistema project"?
milling rails another way  (Started: Aug. 31 2002, 01:07 ET, Last post: Aug. 31 2002, 16:49 ET)
Reverse recoil spring plug  (Started: Aug. 24 2002, 14:49 ET, Last post: Aug. 26 2002, 05:37 ET)
What is involed in installing
Enough meat on the tangs?  (Started: Aug. 15 2002, 07:36 ET, Last post: Aug. 23 2002, 17:57 ET)
Is it just me?
Dlask frames  (Started: Aug. 20 2002, 17:24 ET, Last post: Aug. 23 2002, 00:06 ET)
Any experience?
What are the differneces  (Started: Jul. 24 2002, 12:15 ET, Last post: Aug. 13 2002, 01:45 ET)
Tannery shop 1911 frames
Brass in my face and jamming...  (Started: Jul. 27 2002, 23:47 ET, Last post: Aug. 10 2002, 10:39 ET)
Hey frank . . . . where in the heck . . . .  (Started: Aug. 8 2002, 16:47 ET, Last post: Aug. 9 2002, 07:21 ET)
Grip panel holes?  (Started: Jul. 28 2002, 10:20 ET, Last post: Jul. 31 2002, 08:59 ET)
Correct sizes?
1911 slide mold (pics)  (Started: Jul. 23 2002, 00:59 ET, Last post: Jul. 23 2002, 16:33 ET)
...and other parts.
1911 bludprints  (Started: Jul. 18 2002, 14:35 ET, Last post: Jul. 22 2002, 16:16 ET)
Where to find?
Information on Caspian Arms  (Started: Jul. 19 2002, 13:40 ET, Last post: Jul. 21 2002, 11:22 ET)
80% Frames
Sti slides  (Started: Jul. 17 2002, 12:29 ET, Last post: Jul. 18 2002, 20:19 ET)
Comments please
Gov't vs. commander  (Started: Jul. 18 2002, 12:38 ET, Last post: Jul. 18 2002, 17:26 ET)
Finally... finished  (Started: Jun. 26 2002, 06:33 ET, Last post: Jul. 17 2002, 07:33 ET)
Pardon my ignorance but why? (80%)  (Started: Jul. 10 2002, 21:48 ET, Last post: Jul. 15 2002, 01:31 ET)
Hmmm....  (Started: Jul. 11 2002, 22:44 ET, Last post: Jul. 12 2002, 13:46 ET)
Koa 1911 grips  (Started: Apr. 24 2002, 10:30 ET, Last post: Jul. 9 2002, 23:32 ET)
Svi\sti type frames  (Started: Jul. 7 2002, 07:10 ET, Last post: Jul. 8 2002, 22:33 ET)
Cad drawings or 80% frames?
Problem with 80% 1911  (Started: Jun. 30 2002, 23:58 ET, Last post: Jul. 5 2002, 10:33 ET)
Stovepipes, fte, misfires....
1911 jig  (Started: Jun. 26 2002, 19:44 ET, Last post: Jul. 4 2002, 04:39 ET)
Wonder how it would work?
Dpms/1911 parts  (Started: Jun. 9 2002, 12:07 ET, Last post: Jul. 3 2002, 19:12 ET)
Machining the dust cover on a forging?  (Started: Jun. 28 2002, 13:30 ET, Last post: Jun. 28 2002, 13:30 ET)
Looking for suggestions
Tannery 40% + sarco = my new toy  (Started: Jun. 24 2002, 18:08 ET, Last post: Jun. 27 2002, 08:32 ET)
Just completed a 40%
Hand fitting slide to frame  (Started: May 22 2002, 16:43 ET, Last post: Jun. 21 2002, 10:56 ET)
Stainless
80% 1911 type frame questions.  (Started: Jun. 20 2002, 12:13 ET, Last post: Jun. 20 2002, 12:27 ET)
Blindhogg pistol grip jig  (Started: Jun. 5 2002, 21:03 ET, Last post: Jun. 17 2002, 22:56 ET)
Hello... you still kicking?
Will someone fit parts for me?  (Started: Jun. 9 2002, 23:10 ET, Last post: Jun. 10 2002, 21:56 ET)
S&w k-frame rear sight?  (Started: May 14 2002, 22:07 ET, Last post: Jun. 10 2002, 21:08 ET)
Best way to cut rails?  (Started: May 24 2002, 18:03 ET, Last post: Jun. 5 2002, 18:50 ET)
Tannery 40% frames  (Started: May 18 2002, 12:22 ET, Last post: Jun. 4 2002, 16:11 ET)
Anyone completed one?
Building a commander length 1911  (Started: Jun. 1 2002, 16:03 ET, Last post: Jun. 2 2002, 02:02 ET)
What frame?
Hardballs nose diving on tannery frame  (Started: May 25 2002, 10:51 ET, Last post: May 30 2002, 15:21 ET)
Only happens on 7th and 8th in mag
Ramped?  (Started: May 27 2002, 09:30 ET, Last post: May 27 2002, 11:43 ET)
Machine for a fully supported chamber?
Strangeslide  (Started: May 18 2002, 19:41 ET, Last post: May 18 2002, 19:41 ET)
Govt frame/Commander slide  (Started: Jan. 11 2002, 14:33 ET, Last post: May 14 2002, 07:03 ET)
frame rail length
Using brass sheets to "take up" slack on rail  (Started: May 12 2002, 21:02 ET, Last post: May 14 2002, 00:41 ET)
Slide stop pin  (Started: Apr. 25 2002, 05:59 ET, Last post: May 12 2002, 22:35 ET)
With over sized hole
Pictures of ahrends thin grips  (Started: May 12 2002, 16:34 ET, Last post: May 12 2002, 16:35 ET)
Black ebony
1911 grip panel making  (Started: Apr. 28 2002, 02:36 ET, Last post: May 9 2002, 12:12 ET)
Trigger/grip safety fitting  (Started: May 6 2002, 09:31 ET, Last post: May 6 2002, 09:31 ET)
Required length of trigger travel
Frame selection  (Started: May 4 2002, 21:40 ET, Last post: May 6 2002, 07:23 ET)
Which one?
Removing stuck grip screw bushing  (Started: Apr. 8 2002, 21:45 ET, Last post: Apr. 25 2002, 13:21 ET)
How to
1911 part list  (Started: Apr. 16 2002, 20:35 ET, Last post: Apr. 17 2002, 22:39 ET)
Where can i find one?
Good parts kits?  (Started: Mar. 27 2002, 22:35 ET, Last post: Apr. 15 2002, 18:51 ET)
Slides for 1911 gov't or commander?  (Started: Apr. 9 2002, 23:58 ET, Last post: Apr. 15 2002, 00:42 ET)
Source for stainless slide
Llama/firestorm slide  (Started: Mar. 23 2002, 03:22 ET, Last post: Apr. 13 2002, 21:51 ET)
Any one tried it?
Ignition system  (Started: Apr. 11 2002, 06:13 ET, Last post: Apr. 12 2002, 07:28 ET)
1911 wood grips  (Started: Mar. 24 2002, 12:53 ET, Last post: Apr. 11 2002, 17:35 ET)
Making any soon?
hehehe  (Started: Mar. 21 2002, 15:50 ET, Last post: Mar. 21 2002, 17:31 ET)