PM-1911 (.45 ACP) Pistol

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  1. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Greetings Ladies and Gentlemen,

    As we all know, Christmas is just around the corner. Which means it is time to start thinking (and making) presents.
    So with that being said, here is my latest project (and present for a friend). It is the PM-1911 (.45 ACP) Pistol (the classic version).
    You can find this iconic pistol (as well as other similar models from the same designer) here:
    http://hoborginc.deviantart.com/art/PM-1911-344712662.

    Here are the photos (and a few thoughts and comments) of this build.
    (I know, this is not my usual SCI-FI type builds. Like I said, this is a Christmas present.)

    Here is the cover page.
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    I am starting with the slide.

    Here are the main part for the main part of the slide.
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    The parts are assembled and it is starting to take shape.
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    Here are the skins for the slide as well as some internal parts.
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    Here is the bottom and inner sections of the slide.
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    Here is the slide with the skin on it.
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  2. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Here is more work on the slide.

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    I attached the bottom section of the slide.
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    Here is the barrel.
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    As you can see, I made the barrel more "REALISTIC".
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    Here is the bushing tube and cap.
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    Here are the rest of the parts for the slide & barrel assembly.
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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    I attached the front spring cap.
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    I attached bushing tube (with cap).
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    The barrel is slid into place.
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    The barrel slides freely.
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    The slide block in put in place.
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    More photos coming soon!!!
  4. micahrogers

    micahrogers ...And the Wife...

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    Cool looking 1911 there RB, I'll be watching this one too.
  5. ASC Mclaren

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    Ahhh, the 1911, my fav. Very nice build RB!
  6. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Thank you for the kind words and encouragement.
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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    Update

    So begins the actual assembly of the gun itself.

    Here are the side "frame" walls.
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    Here is the slide lock.
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    Here is the safety lever.
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    Here are a few more components
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    Now onto the assembly of the frame of the gun.
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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    The frame is finished. Now for the rest of the components.
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    Here is the hammer.
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    The hammer is installed.
    (I did attach (slightly) larger plates on the pin for the hammer so that it will stay in place. I did not want it to be removed.)
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    Here is the squeeze (handle) safety.
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    Squeeze (hand) safety installed.
    (this can be removed if desired.)
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    Here is the finished slide and slide pin (which can be removed if desired).
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    Slide is in place.
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    Slide in the open position.
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    Now onto the magazine and the grips.

    More photos coming soon.