But maybe it is also a beautiful piece of metal art. 1000$ wouldn't be that much from art.
On the Phx, is that a unibody or body/rail? Hard to tell from pics.
Edit: Never mind. Must be rail.
Posting my eBay ad here as well.... this is more in y'alls wheelhouse: (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Airgun-Desig...item1e99082aa7