What do you guys think?

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  1. travihanson

    travihanson New Member

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    How about a CaspianArms frame? I recently posted that I wanted to build a 1911 and was wondering what kind of frame to get... I checked their website out and I like what I see, any comments?
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    I have not heard anything bad about them.
    Know quite a few people that built their 1911s using a Caspian frame.
  3. travihanson

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    do they like them? are they strong frames? is it easy to drop in parts? how many rounds does the frame take?
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    Bruce FLinch New Member

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    I see some Caspian frames in IPSC. They are very strong. However, I don't think you buy a Caspian frame & "drop-in a lot of parts. Most are all custom fitted, which is why they work so well. :)
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    Doublestar Manufacturing sells frames for 1911's.

    I own one of their complete 1911A1's and I love it. Good fit all around, great performance and accuracy. I has fed every type of 45 acp I've tried flawlessly.
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    does essex take a lot of drop-in parts? or would they have to be machined?
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    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member

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    The parts will drop in but most are hand fitted for better accuracy and reliability. Thats the fun part of building your own 1911.
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    alright, got me another question for ya's...does the caspian frames take the regular colt mags?

    what about essex? those take the colt mags?

    I got a friend that has a crap load of em and wants to get rid of em, and im kinda tossin up between the two frames....not that i would buy em just cause of mag capacity just curious :)
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