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Old 06-23-2013, 07:03 PM   #1
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Who makes a 1911 Commander with a Bobtail? I want one for CC but would prefer it came that way from the factory. I know Kimber makes one. Who else?
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Old 06-23-2013, 07:15 PM   #2
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Who makes a 1911 Commander with a Bobtail? I want one for CC but would prefer it came that way from the factory. I know Kimber makes one. Who else?
IIRC, Dan Wesson also offered one. i am thinking they called theirs a V-Bob.
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S&W E Series has one, and I think the Sig Fastback is commander length.
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Dan Wesson and Ed Brown.
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Dan Wesson used to make a Classic model in a bobtail and now they offer a Valor model.


Aside from that, you can also buy a bobtail MSH and have a gunsmith bob the frame on any full size 1911 frame. It's a relatively straightforward job.
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Dan Wesson also makes the Guardian model.
A factory bobtailed, commander sized 1911 that comes in either .45 (all steel) or 9mm (LW aluminum frame).
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Yep. Forgot about the Guardian.
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