Jim Garthwaite Pistolsmith, Inc

  • American Pistolsmith Guild Member in good standing
  • 2004 Pistolsmith of the Year
  • APG Board of Directors

1911 Custom Work

1911 custom work order sheet

The following parts and modifications are available for your custom 1911 order.

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Sights

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Heinie Original 300/Slant Pro fixed sights
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Heinie Slant Pro (.140 Notch) Sight Modified for one hand clear, slide rear checkered 40 lpi
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Novak Fixed Sights
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Bo-Mar/Champion low mount, buried adjustable sight
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Dovetailed front sight with .080 Gold Bead Insert
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Trijicon Fixed sight sights (most models available)
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Garthwaite 10 Karat-.080 Gold Bead insert

 

Checkering: Hand Cut

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Front strap 20/25/30 LPI (includes high grip cut)
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Mainspring Housing Flat 20/25/30 LPI
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Fit Mainspring Housing and draw file into frame prior to checkering
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Trigger Guard 30 LPI
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Checker Slide Rear 40/50 LPI to match sight serrations
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Texture (stipple) front strap with high grip cut
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Texture (stipple) mainspring housing to match front strap
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Machine frame and install “Bobtail” mainspring housing, checkered 20/25/30 LPI

 

Magazine Wells

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Bevel Magazine well for carry
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Heinie Magazine well with Hogue grip panels (requires machining of frame)

 

High Grip Sweep Safeties

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High sweep grip safety, Garthwaite Commander Hammer, High Grip cut Front strap hand checkered 30 lpi (checkered into grip panels and top boarder), semi-arched mainspring housing hand checkered 30 lpi, and Craig Spegel Coco Bolo Stocks
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Brown or Wilson, fitted and sculpted to frame

 

Thumb Safeties

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Brown/C&S/Wilson strong side speed safety
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Brown/C&S/Wilson ambidextrous safeties

 

Trigger Jobs-Hammers/Sears/Disconnectors/Triggers

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Complete action work with Garthwaite Tool Steel Commander hammer, sear, disconnector, and choice of trigger length
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Garthwaite Tool Steel Commander Hammer
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Garthwaite Tool Steel Sear
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Garthwaite Tool Steel Disconnector
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Greider long, medium, short trigger fitted
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Four pound carry trigger job
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Four pound carry trigger job with firing pin block fitted for carry and positive disengagement

 

Barrels - Fitting and Modifications

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Throat factory barrel, polish feed ramp, and tension extractor
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Lathe turn barrel flush with bushing, recessed 60 degree recrown
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Bar-Sto Match Target SS barrel/ bushing/ link and pin (standard or ramped)
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Kart Match Barrel (standard or ramped-requires bushing, link and pin)
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Precision Fit Kart/Bar-Sto Match Barrels (all mating surfaces hand lapped-chamber headspaced using Clymer reamers/gauges)
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Tighten/Lap frame-slide fit
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Machine frame for ramped barrels

 

Additional Parts and Modifications

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Flatten and serrate slide top 40 LPI
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French boarder slide, matt finish slide top
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French boarder slide only
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Lower and flair ejection port
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Install long ejector
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Fit HD extractor
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Full length guide rod (GM-Commander-OM) with Wolff springs and pin takedown system
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Officers Model reverse plug (requires machining of slide)
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Craig Spegel Presentation Grip Panels (most woods available)
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CMC thin grip panels (includes grip screws and bushings)
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Install plunger tube
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Wolff recoil/firing pin springs
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Machine charges per hour
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Labor charges per hour

 

Finishes

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Teflon Coat complete pistol (various colors using H&G/ 10 Ring Precision Products)
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Teflon Coat Slide/Parts
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Teflon Coat Frame/Parts
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Reblue Complete Pistol (Matt finish using 120 Aluminum Oxide)
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Reblue Complete Pistol (Matt finish rounds-hand polish flats)
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Metaloy Hard Chrome complete pistol (shipping charges additional)
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Strip nickel or chrome prior to refinish
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Radius/deburr/soften all sharp edges prior to finish

 

Shipping Charges

FEDEX (required for pistols, signature required for receipt)
FEDEX (parts)
USPS (parts)

Jim Garthwaite Pistolsmith, Inc.
12130 State Route 405
Watsontown PA 17777

Phone: (570) 538-1566
Email: email@garthwaite.com

©2010 Jim Garthwaite Pistolsmith
  • American Pistolsmith Guild Member in good standing
  • 2004 Pistolsmith of the Year
  • APG Board of Directors
Member of the American Tactical Shooting Association, Home of the National Tactical Invitational