Category Archive: Maintenance

Our 1911 Maintenance section provides information on maintaining 1911 pistols. Topics including 1911 cleaning, assembly, disassembly, and gunsmithing.

Oct 17

How to Tune a 1911 Extractor

Wilson Combat takes a quick look at how to properly check the tension on your 1911 extractor  and make adjustments as necessary.  

Apr 15

Rock Island Ultra FS 9mm 1911 Inspection

The Gun Nuts Media channel takes apart their 2000 round+ Rock Island Ultra FS and checks it for signs of wear. Their inspection checks for signs of barrel rollover, frame battering, or uneven wear.

Dec 12

Field Strip a 1911 Pistol

Using his Colt 1911, Hickok45 demonstrates how to field strip a 1911 pistol.  

Sep 15

How To Take Down an STI Recoil Master (Bull Barrel)

A step by step video of the correct procedure for taking down an STI Recoil Master on a pistol with a bull barrel.

Jun 25

Hogue LE Grip for 1911 Pistols

An installation demonstration of Hogue’s LE (Laser Equipped) Grip for 1911 Government Model pistols.