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Heinie 1911 Sight Installation
Heinie 1911 Sight Installation

Installation instructions for fixed cross dovetail front sight

Armscor M1911 Pistol Sight Installation
Armscor M1911 Pistol Sight Installation

Front dovetail sight and rear sight how to

1911 Plunger Tube Staking Tool
1911 Plunger Tube Staking Tool

The 1911 Plunger Tube Staking Tool is designed to be used securely locked in a vise or some other solid bench mount. Lock bottom "leg" in vise with handle up

Basic 1911 FAQs
Basic 1911 FAQs

Basic 1911 questions answered by our Brownells GunTechs

1911 Frame Measurements
1911 Frame Measurements

Thought we'd share a simple cheat sheet to fit your slide and frame on your next 1911 build.

1911 barrel hood widths
1911 barrel hood widths

General info about 1911 barrel hood widths

How to: Prevent spent cases from hitting ejector opening on Colt 1911
How to: Prevent spent cases from hitting ejector opening on Colt 1911

Easy steps to alleviate brass cases from hitting ejector opening

1911 Catalog #7 Now Available from Brownells®
1911 Catalog #7 Now Available from Brownells®

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.

Brownells 1911 Sear Fixture
Brownells 1911 Sear Fixture

Disassemble the pistol and remove the sear and hammer components. If you do not know how to disassemble our pistol, we have reference manuals available.

Building a Low Buck Shooter - Part IV
Building a Low Buck Shooter - Part IV

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.