Looking for a pistol

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by velocette, Dec 19, 2014.

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  1. velocette

    velocette Member

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    I am seeking a 1911 pistol with an alloy Officers frame,
    4" commander barrel in 9mm.
    Does any company make such a pistol?
     
  2. bannockburn

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    velocette

    There are several manufacturers who make something along the lines of what you're looking for in a 9mm. There's the Guncrafters Industries CCO, STI Guardian (steel frame), Fusion CCO (custom build), and Dan Wesson ECO (with a 3.5" barrel).
     
  3. WC145

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    I had a Fusion 9mm CCO with an alloy frame, so, yes, they can be had. I'm sure they're available from other sources as well, not cheap, though.
     
  4. bdb benzino

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    I just had a local gunsmith build a similar gun to what you are asking about. I bought a Fusion lightweight alloy officer frame and put my very smooth and well proven RIA 4in slide and barrel on it.
    I also used higher quality small parts, such as Colt slidestop and Colt safety. It has a Fusion trigger and forged sear. Everything else is still RIA.
    It shoots amazing and is smooth and tight fitting, I couldn't have been happier with the way it came out.
    I figured a lot of people would think I wasted a good project by using the RIA slide, but it was a exceptional 1911 before and even ran smoother than my Colt officer I had.

    Good luck to the OP, that is a great set up you are considering, and fyi mine is 45.
     
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    Why not .45 for a 4" 1911? Then the DW CCO makes sense.

    If 9mm is absolute, minus well go down to the 3.5" ECO.
     
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