1911 Pistols Disassembly & Reassembly Guide Book - Gun Guides


Item #: GG347126


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Gun Guides D2-M11

UPC: 400100347126
Weight: 0.50 pounds

Product Description

Gun-Guides 1911 Pistols M1911, M1911A1, Series 70/80 and all variants – Gun Guides

Easy to use -- Comb binding lies open and flat on your work surface.

16 pages & 20 + high-resolution grayscale images.

Cardstock cover. Bright white paper.

The only current printed manual that includes information on ALL models: M1911, M1911A1, Series 70/80, and variants.

Guide includes a Brief History, Exploded View of all Parts, Disassembly, Reassembly and Tips.


Brief History:

Brief History of the 1911 Series Pistol.

“For nearly a century the Colt Government Model 1911 has been without challenge, the most recognized, most imitated, most influential and the most used semi-auto handgun in the world.” Guns & Ammo Magazine - 2006

1911 John Moses Browning’s original .45 Colt Auto Cartridge and 1911 Pistol was adopted as the standard U.S. service pistol and remained in faithful service for nearly 75 years.

1923 Modifications were made to include a narrower trigger, wider and longer grip safety spur, and an arched mainspring housing. Adopted as the U.S. Model 1911-A1 in 1924.

1932 National Match Version with adjustable rear sights.

1935 National Match Version in .38 Super caliber.

1957 Gold Cup National Match with improved trigger assembly.

1970 Series 70. Introduction of the collet-type barrel bushing.

1981 Series 80. Introduction of the firing-pin-block safety.

1985 Colt’s introduction of stainless-steel models.

2006 + Most all major pistol manufacturers produce a 1911 clone.

Exploded Parts View with 54 Part Names

Safety First!
Different types of recoil spring assemblies
Barrel Bushings
Slide Stop
Guide Rod and Recoil Springs
Remove Barrel Bushings
Firing Pin Stop Plate
Firing Pin
Grip Panels
Safety Lock Plunger
Mainspring Housing and Pin
Side Release Plunger and Spring
Grip Safety
Sear Spring
Hammer Pin and Hammer Assembly
Sear Pin, Sear, and Disconnector
Magazine Catch
Trigger Assembly

Reassembly and Tips

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