How many parts does a 1911 have?
The problem sets in when you realize that most standard 1911 pistol types have at least 52 parts. This doesn’t include the pistols with series 80 or Swartz system parts in them or the magazine.
What is a 1911 Colt worth?
What is a COLT 1911 pistol Worth? A COLT 1911 pistol is currently worth an average price of $1,440.91 new and $1,288.63 used . The 12 month average price is $1,478.90 new and $1,280.57 used.
What is a model of Colt 1911?
The M1911, also known as the Colt 1911, or the Colt Government, is a single-action, semi-automatic, magazine-fed, recoil-operated pistol chambered for the .45 ACP cartridge. The pistol served as the standard-issue sidearm for the United States Armed Forces from 1911 to 1985.
Are 1911 parts universal?
Parts for a 1911 should be universal. In other words, a trigger, hammer, slide stop, etc… made for a 1911 should fit any 1911, with the exception of some minor fitting by a qualified person. Thanks for the reply.
What is a plunger tube on a 1911?
The plunger tube is simply a steel tunnel attached by two posts that are swaged into holes from the inside of the frame. Plunger tubes come loose. Every time a shooter operates the thumb safety a slight amount of upward or downward pressure is applied to the plunger tube through the safety plunger.
Why do 1911 cost so much?
They are relatively expensive, because more modern pistol designs have been massively simplified and optimized for production with modern technology, such as plastic molding, the use of stamped sheet metal parts, and MIM (metal injection molding).
Can you build a 1911 from parts?
With your frame finished, it can be assembled with proper 1911 parts of your choice. These frames work with all retail 1911 parts chambered in 9mm and . 45 ACP, with slides, barrels, and parts configured for Government and Commander frames.
Where can I buy a Colt 1911 Series 70?
Colt Government 1911 Series 70, Gov’t 1911 Series 80 Schematic w/ Parts List. Shipment prohibited outside USA. Shipment prohibited outside USA. This product is no longer available, however 1893840 can be used as a replacement part. CT buyers must be FFL holders. Cannot be shipped to NYC. CT buyers must be FFL holders. Cannot be shipped to NYC.
Are there any spare parts for a 1911?
All parts in this category are specific to the 1911 Pistol unless otherwise noted. It is important when purchasing spare parts to know which model you have. Click on any part number highlighted in RED to view specific details or to purchase online. It is recommended that all parts be fit by a qualified gunsmith.
What kind of safety does a Colt 1911 have?
1911 Pistol Part Vintage Colt 1911 pistol Government Model thumb safety. Removed from a Colt Series 70 Government Model pistol long ago. In excellent more condition. No obvious wear. No problems or alterations. Beautiful original bright Colt blue. Hard to find genuine Colt safety. For circa 1946 thru 1970’s. Will fit all full-size 1911’s.
What kind of steel is a 1911 car made of?
All of our 1911 parts are made from Blued Steel unless otherwise noted in the description. In addition to a great finished look, this material protects the part from wear and tear, ensuring a lifetime of use. At Sarco, Inc. in Easton, PA, we pride ourselves on our huge selection of 1911 parts and our exceptional, personal service.