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Posted: 7/8/2003 3:51:02 AM EDT
I see AR-15 kits all over the place. Just buy a stripped lower and the kit, put it togeather and you have an AR-15.

Is there such a kit for a 1911????
Link Posted: 7/8/2003 5:25:47 AM EDT
doubtful.... Not that you can't peice one together from parts.

I've never seen a 'kit'.

Link Posted: 7/8/2003 5:41:29 AM EDT
Sportsman's Guide sells a 1911 A1 parts kit for $249. Its everything except the frame. I doubt it would make the gun of your dreams, but it would be functional. Its all surplus parts.

The dreaded Hesse Arms sold 1911 kits as well.
Link Posted: 7/8/2003 5:50:05 AM EDT
Dan Wesson sells complete kits from a variety of their model lines. Details can be found at www.danwessonfirearms.com/1911kits.htm

If you check the Dan Wesson section of 1911forum.com, you'll find some discussions about the kits. www.1911forum.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?s=&forumid=52
Link Posted: 7/8/2003 6:15:23 AM EDT
There are several makers of 1911 kits.

Sarco sells a kit from a mishmash of used and new parts.

DPMS also sells a kit, as do Dan Wesson, Federal Arms Corp, and I believe M&A Parts.
Link Posted: 7/8/2003 6:39:13 AM EDT
Thanks!! The Dan Wesson kits are perfect.
$530 for a very nice 1911 kit.

The only problem is weather or not I can get it in Maryland. because we have an integeral lock law, and a fired shell caseing law, it might be a signifigant problem.

my biggest question is how come Marylands logo is, "The Free State" ??????? what a crock
Link Posted: 7/8/2003 9:27:06 AM EDT
Check out www.sarcoinc.com Call them they have some Brazilian kits that are good.
Link Posted: 7/8/2003 9:31:37 AM EDT
TRY Caspian.........they are a quality base for many custom built 1911's
www.caspianarms.com/

www.1911forum.com is a great place for info as well.

Best of luck.
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