All parts (stainless and carbon steel) are 100% machined in the United States, each custom 1911 pistol is hand-fit one at a time and finished to customer’s direction. All internal parts are made in the United States as well. Each 1911 is tested for safety, functionality, and accuracy prior to leaving the production bench.
We currently offer commander, as well and government models. Commander slides with officer frames are also popular. Guns are polished and parkerized, the finished with Teflon or ceramic coatings to ensure resilience and a lifetime of wear.
- Grips – Mil-Tac G10 Grips
- Barrels – Match Grade
- Triggers – Light Weight Aluminum
- Hammer – Commander Style Hammer
- Sights – Novak Style Dovetail Rear & Front w/ 3 White Dot
- Safety – Standard Thumb
- Slide – Slanted Rear Serrations
- Frame – Machined in Magazine Well, 25 LPI Checkering
- Finish – Cured Teflon w/paint color of choice, Stainless, or Ceramic
We can do any upgrades requested as long as it doesn’t jeopardize the safety of the firearm.
Example Upgrade Options
- Grips – Laser Grip
- Barrels – Match Grade
- Triggers – Short or Long
- Hammer – Spur, Bobbed, Race, Light Weight
- Sights – Night Sights
- Safety – Extended Thumb or Ambi Thumb Safety
- Slide – Snake Skin Serrations, Front Serrations
- Frame – Light Rail
- Beveled for concealment
What Makes Our Custom 1911 Pistols Different?
David M. Gregor
Gunsmith & Partner
David brings more almost 30 years of experience in gunsmithing, manufacturing, and fabricating to Advanced GunWorks. Prior to joining the Advanced GunWorks team, he served as Master Gunsmith for the FBI’s Hostage Rescue Team (HRT) and Critical Incident Response Group (CIRG) in Quantico, Va. and for the U.S. Navy SEAL Team Six.
David also served as chief gunsmith for the Department of Energy (DOE) Central Training Academy, where he designed, wrote and taught the Armorer Training Course for the DOE. David has conducted armorer-training courses for local, state, and Federal law enforcement, Naval SEAL Team Units, the U.S. Air Force, Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and other governmental agencies. He has also served as president of Innovative Weaponry, Inc. and Griffon USA, Inc.
David has been trained at the Pennsylvania Gunsmith School and the FBI Academy. He has attained factory certification from the following manufacturers: Remington, Colt, Smith & Wesson, Sig-Sauer and Heckler & Koch.
David has built firearms for many years and for many elite shooters, as well as those who protect and serve. If they all trust him, you can feel comfortable knowing you are getting only the best when purchasing a 1911 from Advanced GunWorks of Texas.