Nominate January's 1911 of the month

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Blackbeard

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Hello there,

We are going to have a simple friendly 1911 photo competition.

Rules are this:
You must currently own the 1911, and the photos submitted. (No Exceptions!)
One nomination per 1911.

You must have someone second you nomination.
We will take the first 5 seconded nominations or in case of more than 5 we will take a random generated picked 5. Starting in the new month we will have a month long vote starting the first 3-4 days in January! (this will go out in the newsletter)

For the month of January, we want to see your beauties. Just like with beautiful cars and women, we want to see what you have in your safe. It can be a safe queen, or a daily carry we don't discriminate.

Please submit a photo, and brief description.
Make, model, caliber, any special notes.

Nominations will close on December 27th.

Good luck to all, and prepare to see some great 1911's!
 

DukeSoprano

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Custom build by Kyle Aberda, apprentice at Cabot.
Jem Frame and Grip Safety
Caspian Slide 5" Carbon Steel w/ball cuts & beveled bottom
Wilson BP Extractor & Firing Pin Stop
EGW Slide Stop
Modified EGW Thumb Safety (re-profiled)
Wilson BP Mag Catch
Harrison Retro Hammer w/C&S Sear & Disco
Kart NM Gunsmith Fit Barrel (chambered in .45 ACP)
Standard GI Style Recoil Assembly
SDM Blended Gold Bead Front Sight
Adjustable Novak Rear Sight (new style)
Handmade Flat Trigger (dlc'd)
Fine Diamond Checkered Front Strap & MSH
Nitre Blued Controls and Pins
Highly Polished Blued Slide Flats w/bead blasted rounds
Bobby Tyler CCH Frame
Ultra fine diamond checkering

I made the grips myself, Giraffe bone
 

Ethank

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Custom build by Kyle Aberda, apprentice at Cabot.
Jem Frame and Grip Safety
Caspian Slide 5" Carbon Steel w/ball cuts & beveled bottom
Wilson BP Extractor & Firing Pin Stop
EGW Slide Stop
Modified EGW Thumb Safety (re-profiled)
Wilson BP Mag Catch
Harrison Retro Hammer w/C&S Sear & Disco
Kart NM Gunsmith Fit Barrel (chambered in .45 ACP)
Standard GI Style Recoil Assembly
SDM Blended Gold Bead Front Sight
Adjustable Novak Rear Sight (new style)
Handmade Flat Trigger (dlc'd)
Fine Diamond Checkered Front Strap & MSH
Nitre Blued Controls and Pins
Highly Polished Blued Slide Flats w/bead blasted rounds
Bobby Tyler CCH Frame
Ultra fine diamond checkering

I made the grips myself, Giraffe bone
Love that gun. I second that!
 

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That one looks to be much older than WWII issued pistols.
I thought so to. I think that it may have been an early issue, which ended up being reissued in WWII. I know that part of the history, the Army Sgt. that carried it was one of Gen. Eisenhower's drivers in Europe. He brought it back. After his death, one of his family members found it in the estate...He gave it to me before he passed. It's a shame that the s/n is no longer legible, that would make it easier to date. I can tell you, there are no other locations that have the numbers, I've torn it completely down. I keep it, in that WWII holster, hanging with my old M1 Garand, for a display. It has a cool history behind it.
 

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I thought so to. I think that it may have been an early issue, which ended up being reissued in WWII. I know that part of the history, the Army Sgt. that carried it was one of Gen. Eisenhower's drivers in Europe. He brought it back. After his death, one of his family members found it in the estate...He gave it to me before he passed. It's a shame that the s/n is no longer legible, that would make it easier to date. I can tell you, there are no other locations that have the numbers, I've torn it completely down. I keep it, in that WWII holster, hanging with my old M1 Garand, for a display. It has a cool history behind it.
No sn underneath firing pin stop on the slide?

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Sneaky One

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Proud of my Guncrafter No Name 5". The only Guncrafter I have seen with carry cuts. Had it built this year...
Round butt
Gold bead
Fully blended magwell
Fluted barrel hood
Flush cut reverse crown
Black trigger
45 acp
GI both sides of slide on rear
John Harrison grips
 
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ROGERS 1.jpg ROGERS 3.jpg ROGERS 2.jpgSpringfield Mil-Spec sent to Lou at Business end Customs and Chuck Rogers.
The Work done was
Rogers Golf ball Front and Backstrap with Full wrap around onto the frame and Grip safety
Stan Chen Weld on Magwell
Rogers Arrow Pattern Golf ball slide top serrations
Flat top slide
BEC rear and fabricated White ball front sight
Rogers slide Lightening Ball cuts in top rounds of the slide
Heavy Bevel Bottom of slide
Medium dehorn entire pistol
Recessed slide stop
Kart Barrel
EGW Grip safety
EGW Thumb safety recontoured and blended
EGW slide stop recontoured and blended
EGW Mag release with Rogers Golf ball textured
EGW thick barrel bushing tapered to a GI smooth spring plug
Cylinder and slide ignition set tuned to 3.5#
Ball cuts
Wilson extractor
Bec fabricated Ejector
Harrison medium trigger
Finished in BEC Custom Mixed Sinister Grey Cerokote over Manganese Phosphate with Graphite black trigger
 
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