I came across this article on the 1911 Forum and it scratches two itches:
– I’m a major 1911 fan–it’s my favorite handgun to shoot.
– It’s always a treat to see a machinist go crazy and do something custom that mere mortals don’t have access to. Fellow machinists: that’s one reason we like to be machinists, is it not?
For the full article, go to the link above. Meanwhile, here’s a few “teaser” photos:
Milling. Lotsa coolant swirling around–that’s a good thing…
Shiny fixture: Cool Beans!
Here’s what it’s good for…
I’ve done a little trigger work on my 1911, but I’d love to build a full custom pistol some time, with all the CNC’d trimmings.
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