Weekend Photo: A 1911 Built from an 80% Frame

    1911Junkie sent us this photo of his 1911 build. A really like the lines, the grip and the finish. A beautiful combination. He wrote …

    I thought I would send you a picture of my latest build (to be honest, the only one so far). I’m an amateur gunsmith, so far I built a couple of ARs and accurized some 1911s, but I always wanted to build one from scratch. I started with Tactical Machining 80% frame and built it into a bullseye gun, using various parts from Ed Brown, Springfield Armory and Rock Island – basically, anything I could ring in my parts bin 🙂

    He also sent us a photo showing the frame being milled …


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