She's been waxing poetic about this gorgeous piece of steel created by Cylinder & Slide, but notes that at the $8k custom build price,
If a factory tooled up to produce them, however, they probably wouldn't cost a lot more than a decent 1911, although they'd have to make up for lack of volume with higher prices, since they'd have to recoup tooling and setup costs over a smaller production run. Springfield or S&W could probably bring it to market for a bit over a grand, street price.Well, it's not the same gun, but Cylinder & Slide has this for sale:
It's right pretty too.
And it's only $2,995.