Cabot Guns Special 1911s: The 1911 Becomes an Artist’s Canvas—SHOT Show 2014

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Cabot Guns makes 1911s with aerospace precision.  Their pistols are tighter than tight. They guarantee that the slide to frame fit is 0.001 of an inch or less.  Cabot has made what is a one-of-a-kind Damascus 1911.  President and CEO Robert Bianchin said it might be the toughest task they have taken on to date.  The Damascus steel that was provided by Chad Nichols, a pattern welded steel maker popular with jewelers and blade-smiths, is extremely hard and is a challenge to machine.  It is even harder to work with when you are trying to hit Cabot’s standards.  And if the stainless Damascus isn’t enough to look at, the gun is dressed up with mammoth tooth grips and titanium coated parts.

Cabot Guns18Cabot Guns002Cabot also has an interesting mirror image pair of 1911s they are calling The Left and The Right.  Each pistol has scrimshawed ivory grips that depict famous people from the liberal left and the conservative right.  The left has President Obama and Piers Morgan while the right has President Bush and Ted Nugent.  The detail in the scrimshaw work by Darrel Morris can be appreciated by people from both sides of the isle.

Check out Cabot Guns, if you haven’t already.  They just might be the pinnacle of the 1911 market. And they shoot even better than they look.


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  • Mr James December 22, 2014, 1:55 pm

    Looking at these amazing works of articulating metal and bone gives me pride that humanity in all it’s division’s, still produces lasting treasures. I wish the author of this article could of entered more details regarding all aspects of this fine makers history, technique’s, you know” spill the beans on who gets and who orders them. I wish to see some of them in person and in action. More goodies and this web site Rock’s.

  • Rattlerjake January 16, 2014, 8:05 pm

    I won’t own a gun with a libturd’s likeness on it. I’d like it with Nugent on one side and Palin on the other.

  • planethou January 16, 2014, 7:34 pm

    I would never own a gun with Obama and Morgan on it.

    • reggie January 16, 2014, 11:21 pm

      who gives a F***!! I would NEVER own a gun with you on it either! What a dumbass comment to take the time and type. Im-mature prick 😀

      • MSG Laigaie January 31, 2014, 12:45 pm

        Hey reggie, ease up on the coffee eh? eat a snickers bar.

      • Facts rule libs drool May 4, 2016, 1:57 am

        Typical libtard response-name calling LMAO. What are you 12? He’s right you know, better to have Uncle Ted on there than a gun hating retard.

    • steve March 25, 2014, 9:43 pm

      forget obama, who would want a gun with george w. bush on it? come to think of it, who would want a gun with ANY of those people on it? each one is worse than the last, all the way down to the guy who intentionally shit his pants so he wouldn’t have to go to vietnam, yet to this day still tries to act like he’s so tough, and cuddles up to our soldiers like he’s one of them(well, as long as it’s a white soldier.)

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