4 months by cncdivi

I stumbled upon this article on the 1911 Forum, and it satisfies two curiosities:

–  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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