It's taken me some time to spec this out but I have finally sealed the deal. I figure I'll do the same thing here that I did with my Novak HP. This will be a timetable for anyone considering their work, which is Specs: 5" 1911 .45acp Fit slide to National Match Frame GI vertical rear serrations Fit Kart National Match Barrel with EGW Carry Bevel Bushing, flush cut barrel with recessed crown, 11 degrees. Full internal tuning/reliability work Highcut front strap (Colt style) Install 10-8 .140 U-notch rear sight Install dovetail front sight w/ tritium dot insert (white outline) Action job,with ring style hammer 10-8 solid flat trigger. Fit Ed Brown Tactical Extended thumb safety, non ambi CYLINDER & SLIDE forged slide stop, flush cut with frame Radical Carry Bevel Fit Ed Brown grip safety Install flat mainspring housing Stippling on front strap and mainspring housing. Ion Bond DLC finish entire pistol and all small parts except for the trigger and hammer. Ball-cuts on slide Heinie Mag Well VZ Operator grips, Desert Sand G10. Wilson Combat Tactical Magazine Release Fit spare extractor The surprising thing was this build is only $85 more than my Professional I thought I was going to be well past 3k...or am I wrong thinking this should have been a bit more?