Exactly. Thanks, Cane.
Here's the base GI spec model that this began life as:
When I picked it up at a local gun show, it had a WC trigger and hammer already installed:
I decided to add a beavertail grip safety and then better sights. Both just for personal preference and a better shooting experience for me. After working on the frame for the GS, it needed to refinished. Rather than the same old parkerized finish, I went the opposite direction with stainless duracoat:
I like the WWI & WWII era 1911s as well. I also feel they should remain as original and stock as possible. That being said; this RIA is light years away from an antique Colt or RR, and mods/upgrades are just fine by me. Not to mention fun as hades to do on your own.