This clip demonstrates step by step how to remove and install an aftermarket mainspring house and magazine funnel on the 1911 pistol.
This video showcases the SEMI-AUTO SUMMER SPECIAL 2 by Milt Sparks Holsters.
Learn about the 1911 AUTO EXTENDED SLIDE RELEASE from Wilson Combat by watching this video
Learn about the 1911 AUTO 10-ROUND POWER MAGAZINE from Chip McCormick Custom by watching this video
This video showcases the 1911 Auto Receiver by Caspian.
This video showcases how the 1911 auto barrel fitting fixture can benefit anyone from the 1911 amateur to the 1911 custom shop.
This video showcases the individually handmade shoulder holsters from Alessi.
This video showcases the Alessi hand made CQC-S line of leather holsters.
Learn about the 1911 Auto Shims from Power Customs by watching this video.
This video demonstrates the features of MGM's sight mover tool.
This video showcases the extreme texture 1911 grips from Strider Knives.
Learn about the Mag Guide from Smith & Alexander by watching this video.
It's not that I don't enjoy looking at $5,000 Ed Brown, Les Baer and Wilson Combat works of art, it's just that I'm probably never going to own one.
The new 68-page Brownells 1911 Catalog (#7) is filled with the tools, accessories and parts all 1911 builders and enthusiasts need to repair, build, and customize a 1911.
Disassemble the pistol and remove the mainspring housing from the
frame. Clamp a suitable size punch in your bench vise to push against the
At the conclusion of Part II, the High Standard GI 1911 had been fitted with a lightweight trigger and upgraded with a new disconnector, hammer and sear.
When I first picked up the High Standard 1911 GI, the one that has served as the mugging victim for a series of low buck upgrade projects, I couldn't help but wonder why any company would sell a gun with a minor speed bump for a front sight.
The first thing that you begin
to notice about Bill
is his down-to-earth personality which is reflected in his
approach to building
reliable, self-defense pistols.
The enclosed pins are meant to replace the hammer pin and sear pin in
the side of the handgun so the relationship between the sear and the sear
notch can be adjusted easily and precisely.
Brownells Magazine Well Fillers provide support to the magazine well
of semi-auto pistols and help prevent crushing when holding the frame in
a vise. They are made to fit specific makes and models of guns, and are
generally not interchangeable from one brand to another.
If high pressure or maximum pressure loads are to be used in any rifle you
are considering using Brownells Flex-Hone Polishing System on, care must
be taken to avoid enlarging the chamber past SAAMI “Maximum” dimensions
and to prevent “too smooth” a finish.
The four reamers and bore hone included in these instructions
will cover any choke requirements from a cylinder bore in the 10
gauge to a full choke in the 28 gauge.
Brownells Night Sight Mounting Fixture is used in conjunction with
Brownells Front Sight Staker (#080-817-000) to securely attach front sights
to Colt 1911 type pistols that accept staked-on front sights.