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.
There seems to be two camps when it comes to firearm use and appreciation. There are those who attempt to maintain them in pristine condition and those of us who need to personalize a firearm through modification.
This video is a description and shows how to use the Brownells 1911 Slide Fitting Bars.
This video is a demonstration of the Brownells 1911 Lug Fitting Kit.
This video segment is a description of the Brownells Front Sight Staker and Swage Point.
This video segment is a description of the Brownells Double Ended Can't Mar Bushing Wrench.
This video segment is a description of the Brownells Anodized 1911 Bushing Wrench.
This video segment is a description of the EGW 1911 Auto Pin Set.
This video segment is a description of the Caspian 1911 Auto Pocketsmith IIG.
This video segment is a demonstration of the Cylinder & Slide 1911 Auto Safety Fast Shooting System.
For maximum accuracy when tuning a 1911 auto, it is absolutely essential
that the barrel bushing supports the barrel securely so the barrel muzzle
cannot move when the slide is in the forward, or locked, position.