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How to build a 1911.

Boggus Deal

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Boggus, good luck on that project. The man who taught me the little machining I know (and have forgotten almost all of it) was an absolute genius mold and die maker. He was a warrant officer in WWII and as such wasn't issued a weapon. He made his own 1911 from scratch except for the barrel which he scrounged. Said it was the hardest job he ever did. I recall him saying there was one cut he couldn't do on a mill or lathe and had to use a shaper. Of course with CNC and EDM machines now it will be easier but still pretty difficult I imagine. hope to see you at SHOT.
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