The Building of a Masterpiece-The Chronology of a Special Tactical Supergrade-From Start to Finish

On October 18th, 2010, posted in: 1911, 45 ACP, Gunsmithing, Supergrade by 14 Comments

The birth of a unique Tactical Supergrade, our finest combat pistol is profiled here, for the first time.  Recently, we heard from an old friend-a “Been There-Done That” kind of guy who really understands the 1911, wanted a Supergrade for his daily use.  We were happy to oblige and this is the chronology of this..

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Extractor Tuning Tips by Bill Wilson

On October 17th, 2010, posted in: 45 ACP, Bill Wilson, Gunsmithing by Comments Off

A well fit extractor is essential to the reliability of any M-1911 pistol. The following guidelines apply to fitting a new extractor, or properly tuning the one you have in your gun. 1. Correct Tension With the slide taken off the frame and with the barrel removed, slip the rim of a LOADED cartridge under..

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Wilson Combat Bullet Proof™ Ambi Thumb Safety

On September 20th, 2010, posted in: General Guns, Gunsmithing, Parts & Accessories by 3 Comments

The toughest ambi safety you will ever find-anywhere! Billet steel construction, precision CNC machined for a long-lasting, wobble-free fit.  A unique hammer pin holds the right side lever securely in place without using the grips to hold your safety in place. Pre-shaped and contoured for a perfect,  comfortable feel right out of the package. Fitting..

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