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1911 Auto Bushing Fitting Tools
1911 Auto Bushing Fitting Tools

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.

1911 Auto Disconnect Scraper
1911 Auto Disconnect Scraper

One of the most popular firearms ever produced is the 1911 Auto semiautomatic pistol and it is one of the most frequently modified, altered and repaired handguns in today’s market.

1911 Auto Slide Pusher
1911 Auto Slide Pusher

Fitting a new barrel, or an older barrel on which the lugs have been built up by welding, can be a most demanding and precise operation. The Lugs must be contoured to seat properly against the Slide Stop Pin when the Slide is fully forward in the locked position.

1911 Auto Slide Fitting Bars
1911 Auto Slide Fitting Bars

Brownells 1911 Auto Slide Fitting Bars were specifically designed to aid the gunsmith in the fitting of the slide and frame for maximum accuracy and uniformity. For optimum accuracy, the slide must fit the frame snugly with no horizontal or vertical movement.

1911 Auto Barrel Holder
1911 Auto Barrel Holder

The 1911 Auto Barrel Holder is a great aid in fitting a new barrel, or an older barrel that has had the lugs built up to the slide stop pin by welding. The Barrel Holder will secure the barrel in its proper position in the slide when using a lug cutter or file to fit the lugs to the slide stop pin.

1911 Auto Lug Iron
1911 Auto Lug Iron

Brownells 1911 Auto Lug Iron was designed by noted gunsmith and author Jerry Kuhnhausen and the gang at Brownells. This tool enables the pistolsmith to quickly and easily remove burrs or raised metal near the locking lug recesses inside the slide of Colt, 1911 Autos, and pistols of similar design.

1911 Auto Slide Rail Micrometer
1911 Auto Slide Rail Micrometer

Make absolutely certain that the pistol is UNLOADED. Remove the Magazine and lock the Slide to the rear. Check the Barrel chamber to make sure it is clear and that no ammunition is present.

1911 Auto Plunger Tube Support
1911 Auto Plunger Tube Support

Brownells 1911 Auto Plunger Tube Support is designed specifically to prevent collapsing of the plunger tube when staking new or restaking old plunger tubes on Colt 1911-type pistols.

1911 Auto Barrel Locking Lug File
1911 Auto Barrel Locking Lug File

Brownells 1911 Auto Locking Lug File is a safe-sided file used to remove material from the Locking Lug Recesses on custom, oversize 1911 Auto Pistol Barrels. The process of properly fitting a barrel to the slide is only one step in an overall accurizing procedure designed to produce more consistent Barrel-to-Slide lockup and therefore, greater potential accuracy for the Colt 1911 Pistol and its copies.

1911 Auto Hammer Squaring File
1911 Auto Hammer Squaring File

Brownells 1911 Auto Hammer Squaring File is a safe-sided file used to square and smooth the sear engagement surfaces of the full cock notch on hammers made for the Colt 1911 Auto pistol and its various copies.

1911 Auto Slide/Frame Rail File
1911 Auto Slide/Frame Rail File

Brownells 1911 Auto Slide/Frame Rail File is a specially ground file designed to smooth and even the underside of the frame rails before they are tightened with slide fitting bars and a hammer.

1911 Auto Checkering Guide
1911 Auto Checkering Guide

The single most critical factor when checkering 1911 front straps is making sure that the guide or master lines are laid out properly. Once this is done, it is a relatively simple matter to complete a pattern.