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Old October 6, 2006, 08:22 AM   #1
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1911 book

Looking for a great gunsmithing guide to do work on my 1911's. Any suggestions?
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Old October 6, 2006, 09:28 AM   #2
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Old October 6, 2006, 10:12 AM   #3
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The books by Kuhnhausen.
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Old October 6, 2006, 02:51 PM   #4
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The absolute best is Jerry Kuhnhausen's "The Colt .45 Automatic: A Shop Manual".
Volume One is the most useful, but Volume Two has a lot of dimensional data and is also useful.

You can buy them from Brownell's, Midway, and many online and local booksellers can order them for you.
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