I have taken classes with Mr Hackathorn before. Same with Larry Vickers. Thus I have a Vickers Elite commander on order. Just some cool keepsakes for me.Nice gun ... I met Ken Hackathorne once many years ago at an IPSC match in Ohio. A really nice fellow that gave all of us club shooters a few pointers before a match. Having a gun with his name on it would be a real perk. I have a James Clark, Ruger MK II build with "Clark Custom" on the barrel. The names may not make us better shooters, but it makes the guns more interesting.
I have attended many classes with Ken, two with Larry, and a few with Robbie Leatham (and a few others) - all first class trainers and what I consider as friends. I particularly like some of the options on each of their takes of 1911 options, and see value in each. I have a Hackathorn Special Commander in blued with special polish grit detail and XTAC grip treatment, one of very few Hackathorn Specials with XTAC grip texture. I consider this a very special tribute to friendship and respect. Never going to let this one go until death takes me, then it will go to one of my grandkids/nephews/nieces as an heirloom.I have taken classes with Mr Hackathorn before. Same with Larry Vickers. Thus I have a Vickers Elite commander on order. Just some cool keepsakes for me.
HKManlp1, is that a hard chrome lower or stainless? Very beautiful gun.This one finally arrived a few weeks back. The build quality is phenomenal. One of my nicest custom 1911's yet. Only got a box or so through it. But it's a tack driver for sure. Took almost 15 months to get here.