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45 ACP / 5" Government / Bead Blasted Frame

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The .45 ACP Government 1911 80% Frame is CNC-Machined using 7075 heat-treated aluminum. Sporting a bead-blasted finish, it's ready for your custom coating, paintjob, or finish. Since it's made from rugged aluminum, it's also 60% lighter than the typical steel 1911 frame. It's the perfect candidate for building a one-off shooter.

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State Laws Vary

This is a 1911 frame blank. It is only partially fabricated. It cannot be made to operate in its current state, and is not considered a firearm under federal law. State laws vary. This frame blank is restricted in some states. See shipping restrictions.

1911 80% Frame Features

  • Raw surface for custom coating or finish
  • Manufactured to be used with a 5” barrel
  • Constructed from 7075 heat treated aluminum
  • 60% lighter than steel 1911 Frames
  • Proudly made in the U.S.A. (Ohio)
  • Made for use with non-ramped .45acp barrels

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Shipping Restrictions

Shipping of various parts and/or accessories are prohibited to states and locales (ie New Jersey, California, New York, etc…) with restrictions against certain parts and/or accessories or "assault weapons" (i.e. states with high-capacity magazine restrictions, manufacturing of semi-automatic weapons, etc..). It is your responsibility to be aware of your local firearms laws before purchasing from our website or machining a firearm. We try our best to keep our shipping page current, but laws change daily. only ships within the United States. Federal legislation dictates we cannot ship our products internationally.


We are a national retailer of individual components and not all products depicted on this website are legal in every state. Shipping of various products found on this website are prohibited to some states (such as California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Hawaii, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Washington). The information, pictures, text or products presented on this website are not a representation by us, and should not be understood by you, that any product or completed firearm is legal to assemble or own in your state of residence. We encourage each and every builder to perform their own research about the state and federal laws that apply to them. It is your responsibility to understand the law and we encourage you to consult with an attorney or your local ATF representative.