Home Gunsmithing Series
Colt 1911 Customization Volume 1
Home Gunsmiths: Make your own customized 1911.
Step-by-step instructions with TONS of photos.
is not an “assembly/disassembly” CD; This Disk shows exactly how to do your
own custom work on a 1911 pistol in your own home using your own tools:
If you have ever wanted to know how to do it yourself, then read on.
Watch how an average Joe can customize a 1911 easily and inexpensively in his
own home using inexpensive machine tools like the Grizzly mini-mill and a
dremmel tool. Think you can't do it? Not true you can and this disk will show
Here’s a sample of what you’re going to see:
- Colt 1911 Custom touches
- checking front straps
- cocking serrations
- V-type barrel porting
- installing a beaver tail grip safety
- installing front and rear sights (dovetail and stake on)
- Parkerizing at home
- Bake-on finishes
- Trigger Jobs
- Lower and flare ejection port
- Frame/Slide lapping
- much, much more......
the custom touches you have always wanted to know about .
You learn by following along. I take you though the entire Process
The entire contents of the web site so you can browse the
projects offline. The pictures load lightning fast since they don't need to
download.( Sistema project and 80% Commander project )
Over 300 additional photos that never made it to the web
site (hey, I couldn't post em all you know)
All "shop notes" from my 3 ring binder. Stuff I've
learned along the way.
Full motion AVI movies of various project steps...milling, filing, fitting and horsing around.(High quality 608x464
A custom easy to use navigation program for finding your way
around on the CD. Including a really cool movie viewer built right in....
License application form and more.....
Searchable "Supplies" catalog of hard to find
tooling and parts (special discount prices available ONLY to home smiths)
Professional quality CD distribution