Author Topic: Left-handed 1911?  (Read 2692 times)

Offline Levant

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Left-handed 1911?
« on: September 29, 2013, 09:03:31 PM »
I'm still just daydreaming about a mill and CNC but one question I have is whether it is simple or difficult using software tools today to reverse a 1911 frame or slide project to make a true left-handed gun?

I did see left-handed 1911's on Cabot's site but their $6,000.00 guns are way too pricy for me.  I'd rather spend that much money on building a shop than on a gun.

Offline luv2ride

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Re: Left-handed 1911?
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2013, 09:52:01 PM »
Joe Chambers made one http://www.chamberscustom.com/for-sale/mirror-image-duo too, I'm betting his cost just as much. I'm with you, put the money and work in and make things yourself.

Offline Levant

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Re: Left-handed 1911?
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2013, 06:40:09 PM »
Holy crap, Batman!  He actually sold them?  For $41,000 for a pair of 1911s? 

Offline luv2ride

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Re: Left-handed 1911?
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2013, 07:30:20 PM »
If I recall the owner had him build the set. They were featured in a couple of magazines too. He does good work but I can get a decent shop for that price.

Offline Levant

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Re: Left-handed 1911?
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2013, 07:50:26 PM »
It makes about as much sense to me as buying a custom-built $12,000 dollar 1/4-inch drill as a collectors item.  A tool is a tool.  Good tools are worth good money but there's a limit..

But to each their own.  Nice thing about living in a free country is that everyone gets to do what makes them happy.