How to Install a Wolff Recoil Spring in a Colt 1911 Small End?

Answer While most Colt 1911 owners will cite the weapon's reliability and accuracy (or perhaps the simple iconic nature of the gun itself) as the reason for owning one, one of the nicest things about owni... Read More »

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Value of Early model 1911 45 Colt marked United States property and in large letters model 1911 u.s. army?

depends entirely on condition..amount of finish left , wear, ..value can range from $500 to $5000 depending on condition, serial number, and other things such as ..does it have all original parts o... Read More »

How to Disassemble a Colt 1911?

The original Colt 1911 handguns were designed to be the standard-issue sidearm for the U.S. Military and quickly becoming popular outside of military service as well. Today, the 1911 stands as one ... Read More »

How to Build a Colt 1911?

Building your own model 1911 pistol is simply a matter of procuring all the parts and putting them together. The advantage of a 1911 pistol is that all the parts are standardized regardless of manu... Read More »

How to Lubricate the Colt 1911?

The Colt 1911 handgun began production in May of 1912, and was intended to be the primary sidearm for the United States military. Since then, the venerable 1911 has become one of the most widely re... Read More »