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3/20/2017 5:03:23 PM
Posted: 11/2/2001 9:03:05 PM EDT
I'm pretty sure there are no 10mm's like this? I have a Delta Elite and love it. I also have a Glock 20&29. I really like the 1911 style and was wondering if anyone know of a gunsmith who would have the expertise in making a custom project?
Link Posted: 11/2/2001 9:04:13 PM EDT
Oh, in the 1911 style, sub compact 3-3.5" barrel.
Link Posted: 11/2/2001 9:05:32 PM EDT
Danny Williams at "The Armory" in Fort Smith.
Where are you?
Link Posted: 11/2/2001 9:09:58 PM EDT
Fayetteville, AR
Link Posted: 11/2/2001 9:29:32 PM EDT
Les Baer will build any of his guns that come in .40 in 10mm, too.

Are you sure you want a sub-compact 1911 in 10? You're gonna lose a lot of muzzle velocity in that short barrel, and your gun isn't going to last all that long if you shoot a steady diet of full-power 10.
Link Posted: 11/2/2001 9:35:54 PM EDT
Well I know I will lose some velocity and it'll be a little firecracker. My 29 is quit the little cannon. However I just wanted a 1911 style cause I love my delta elite soo much. The 29 is a little fat and I like the 1911's smaller profile.
Link Posted: 11/3/2001 7:38:01 AM EDT
I am not sure that you can just chop down a standard 1911 pistol etc, because of all the forces that need to work together. I believe that Colt did quite a bit of experimentation to get their 1911-based 10mm working right. My local range had a rental Delta Elite, and it cracked the slide behind the ejection portion after 5,000 rounds of factory 10s. In my own personal Delta Elite, I load my ammo to 45ACP levels.
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