9 / Commander 4.25″ / Bead Blasted Frame
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Our 9mm Commander Bead Blasted 1911 80% Frames are CNC-machined from 7075 heat-treated aluminum. Due to the simple fact that our 1911 80% frames are constructed of aluminum, they are 60% lighter than steel 1911 frames. Since they are noticeably lighter, they serve as a better everyday carry option. I
n addition to being lighter weight, aluminum 80% 1911 frames are much easier to finish than steel frames. Whether you are completing a 1911 frame using a handheld jig, drill press or milling machine, starting with aluminum is going to save you a lot of time and frustration.
Since these frames are only 80% completed, they do not require an FFL or paperwork to have them shipped to your door. Once you make any modifications to the frame that take it beyond 80% complete, it then falls into the legal definition of a firearm. Assuming it is legal for you to own a firearm, it is legal for you to build your own firearm for yourself.
What Still Needs to be Completed?
- Cutting slide rails
- Cutting barrel seat
- Drill hammer pin hole
- Drill sear pin hole
Features of our 1911 80% Frames:
- Made for 4.5” barrel length
- Made from 7075 aluminum
- CNC-machined 60% lighter than steel
- Easier to finish than steel
- No FFL required
- Made in the USA (Ohio)
- The 9mm 1911 80% frames on this site are already pre-cut to match Stealth Arms 9mm barrels. Those cuts incorporate a Clara/Para style feed ramp.
- We are not lawyers – please educate yourself about your local and state laws.