Since the OP said he wanted a manual safety, it seems that the Rohrbaugh R9 and all Kahrs are out of consideration.
I like my Kahr PM40 for when my 1911 is a bit too heavy, like when I wear a suit and can't use my gun belt to carry the load.
I need a new gun belt.
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