Which 1911 upgrade is best?
The Top 10 1911 Gun Mods
- 1911 Barrel. One of the most common 1911 upgrades is the barrel.
- 1911 Sights. The next item that’s one of the first things to get the upgrade treatment are 1911 sights.
- Grip Safety.
- 1911 Hammer Upgrades.
- Trigger Upgrades And Trigger Group Upgrades.
- Full Length Guide Rod.
- Spring Kit.
Who makes the best 1911 trigger?
The 13 Best Drop-In 1911 Trigger Kit – Editor’s Choice
|1911 Drop-In Trigger Unit||NIGHTHAWK CUSTOM|
|WILSON COMBAT 1911 ULTRALIGHT MATCH TRIGGER||WILSON COMBAT|
|HARRISON DESIGN & CONSULTING 1911 EXTREME SERVICE TRIGGER||HARRISON DESIGN & CONSULTING|
|GREIDER PRECISION 1911 V-SERIES MATCH TRIGGER||GREIDER PRECISION|
Can a 1911 be swapped for a Commander?
Most items on an officer’s model 1911 cannot be swapped with commander or government item. The frame size is different than the commander and government. Not only is the length shorter 3.5″, but the magazine capacity is shorter. You can use longer mags in a compact officer’s 1911 but it doesn’t go the other way around.
What’s the difference between the original 1911 and the M1911A1?
It’s a minor difference, but the original M1911 has a slightly longer spur on the hammer than the M1911A1. Examine the grip safety spur. The original M1911 will have a grip safety spur that juts out less than the grip safety spur of the M1911A1.
When did Colt stop making the 1911A1?
From 1942 to 1945 all 1911A1 pistols should show a slight to very noticed mismatch of coloring on the muzzle end of slide, and from 1943 the slide lock notch area should also show some discoloration from hardening after the pistol’s finish was applied.
What’s the difference between a commander and a government 1911?
The government model 1911 is generally 5″ and considered full size. Other than the uppers (barrel, recoil springs, slide, guide rod…), parts for a government are usually interchangeable with a commander model 1911. The frames of government and commander versions are the same. Other Variants.