Is there one of these made?

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by Country101, Aug 21, 2006.

  1. Country101

    Country101 Well-Known Member

    Feb 28, 2004
    NW AR
    I've been thinking about a new pistol(as always), but I haven't seen any guns with what I want. I would like a full size barrel with a compact, bobbed frame. I like the length of a full size barrel, but for concealed carry I would like the lower profile frame since that is the hard part for me to conceal. Do yall know if anybody makes one of these or if I'm just gonna have to order parts and send it off to Wilson to fit and tune?

    LIKTOSHOOT Advanced Senior Member

    Apr 26, 2001
    Call SpringField`s Custom Shop, they`ll do it.


  3. Yea Sprinfield can build some nice toys
  4. 45Smashemflat

    45Smashemflat Active Member

    Oct 6, 2003
    So can Nighthawk Custom - they'l make you any combo of parts from their various packages and I was real happy with their service.
  5. sarzak

    sarzak New Member

    Jan 24, 2006
    check out website of arizonaresponsesystems. he does glock "longslide" mods which sound exactly like what you are looking for. i have had him do several mods for me in the past and recommend him without hesitation
  6. Country101

    Country101 Well-Known Member

    Feb 28, 2004
    NW AR
    Thanks for the responses guys. If I have one of these made I'll probably call Wilson and see what they can do for me. I want one of thiers any way. I've got plenty of time to think about it since I just bought a new welder and still have to pay outrageous tuition.
  7. full size 1911's rule but are kind of hard to conceal. wilson or any of the top manufacturers will build you any thing you want within reason.
  8. Last edited: Oct 18, 2006
  9. Country101

    Country101 Well-Known Member

    Feb 28, 2004
    NW AR
    I've found out that they cant make a compact bobtail. Not enough room for the mainspring.
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