I just picked up my first 1911. It's a build done on a Remsport frame and slide. Remsport OEM's frames and slides to bigger companies. This was an over run frame for NightHawk. I bought it from the second owner for just over $650. I'm happy with it so far. The original owner put some good and also some ok parts into the build. He totally missed on the grip safety. The frames are cut for Ed Brown radius grip safeties and he decided to use a Wilson style so he filed down the area that was hitting. Sights are a little hacked but function and can be fixed. Not the prettiest but it functions well. I had it checked out and she is ready for action. This is going to be a range gun that will be handled by a lot of different people (my village bicycle so to speak) and a HD gun. I think it will work great in that role. Trigger pull is pretty light, smooth and has a great break compared to my other guns and others I've shot. Came w/2 power 10's that will be great for the range and home. Slide to frame fit is tight. The extractor is a little in from the end of the slide but the fit is great. Shows a little bit of the carnage from the inexperienced owner trying to do some fitting. A little far but functions great. Now to my main question; How many of you manually cock the hammer of your 1911? Since it's new to me, I find myself handling it quite a bit. I've been sitting watching TV cocking the hammer and getting used to the trigger. I have another 1911 being built to spec for me and one option he had was a bobbed hammer. He had is on a few of his personal builds and I really like the look of it. I would loose the capability of hand cocking the hammer but I think that will be ok. How many of you have a bobbed hammer? Maybe I could have him leave a little material there so it maintains 95% of the look I like and still gives me the ability to manually cock the hammer.