The U.S. M1911/M1911A1 Pistols and Commercial M1911 Type Pistols: A Shop Manual (Vol 2 in the Kuhnhausen .45 Auto Series): Jerry Kuhnhausen: Books

The U.S. M1911/M1911A1 pistols & commercial M1911 pistols: A shop manual (.45 auto series): Jerry Kuhnhausen

The U.S. M1911/M1911A1 pistols & commercial M1911 pistols: A shop manual (.45 auto series): Jerry Kuhnhausen

 

The U.S. M1911/M1911A1 Pistols and Commercial M1911 Type Pistols: A Shop Manual (Vol 2 in the Kuhnhausen .45 Auto Series): Jerry Kuhnhausen: Books – A great follow-up to Volume 1. This is not a revision of Volume 1 and not a rehash of old military manuals! This book is absolutely loaded with new and updated material, parts dimensions and hardness specifications, and the nuts and bolts tech data required to dimensionally inspect, restore, repair and build super accurate, super reliable, “blueprint” quality carry and competition grade M1911s.

Volume 2 adds to, but does not replace Kuhnhausen’s original Volume 1.

600 new drawings, graphics & photos specially produced for this superb new book.Click here for a sample page.

Volume 2 continues on where Volume 1 leaves off-

And, Volume 2 has even more:
More on basic pistol function; more on design theory; more parts data; more on parts fitting; more on barrel fitting; more on accurizing; more on reliability; and more on everything…

Expanded edition – 207 pages. 6″ x 9″. Softbound, filled with incredibly crisp, clear, cutaway drawings, exploded views, how-to pictographs, and photos; complimented by very readable, detailed text, dimensioned close ups of all the components and valuable tricks of the trade. If you want to understand the 1911, how it functions, what causes it to malfunction and how to fix it, you must have this book. Includes what are probably the best set of instructions for fitting a custom barrel available to date. Jerry Kuhnhausen illustrates how to fit parts to the proper dimensions and install them correctly – a must whether you’re building duty guns, casual plinkers, or match winners. Even the index is well laid out and useful. An excellent reference work and practical how-to manual

This is not a revision of Volume 1- and not a rehash of old military manuals!

This brand new super book is absolutely loaded with new & updated material, parts dimension & hardness specs, and the nuts and bolts tech data required to dimensionally inspect, restore, repair & build super accurate, super reliable, “blueprint” quality carry and competition grade M1911’s.

With Kuhnhausen’s original Volume 1 and the new Volume 2 – you have in hand more practical M1911 info & tech data than ever before published in the entire history of the U.S. M1911 & M1911A1 Pistols!

The U.S. M1911/M1911A1 Pistols and Commercial M1911 Type Pistols: A Shop Manual (Vol 2 in the Kuhnhausen .45 Auto Series): Jerry Kuhnhausen: Books – Volume 2 is the ultimate tech data manual for all M1911, M1911A1 & M1911 type Pistols-

A few of the highlights from this incredible book:

  • Basic M1911 & M1911A1 Pistol design & operating theory

  • M1911 design safety features

  • Fully detailed and illustrated basic design function and cycle of operation section

  • Bench function checks and disassembly/reassembly

  • Full parts visual inspection data

  • Full parts dimensional inspection data with- all critical ordnance parts dimensional specifications (the only M1911&A1 specs there ever were)

  • Ordnance specified steels and specified parts hardnesses

  • Basic tool and inspection gauge data

  • Correct barrel and parts fit, including correct static and dynamic barrel clearance
  • Building/assembling standard and improved performance M1911/M1911A1 Pistols
  • Building/assembling accurized & optimum performance competition grade M1911’s
  • And a whole lot more…

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The Colt .45 Automatic: A Shop Manual Volume 1

The Colt .45 Automatic. A Shop Manual, Volume 1. Jerry KuhnHausen

The Colt .45 Automatic. A Shop Manual, Volume 1. Jerry KuhnHausen

The Colt .45 Automatic. A Shop Manual, Volume 1. Jerry KuhnHausen

The Colt .45 Automatic. A Shop Manual, Volume 1. Jerry KuhnHausen is a detailed book which is extremely practical for every level of gunsmithing knowledge. This manual covers the 1911 from the lanyard loop to the barrel bushing. Contains useful information on inspection, part selection, part installation, trouble-shooting and function testing. Also shows tricks the pros use to turn stock 1911s into full-blown carry and race guns. Contains instructions and illustrations on assembly and dis-assembly, pitfalls to avoid and areas to check for the best performance.

The Colt .45 Automatic: A Shop Manual Volume 1 – By Jerry Kuhnhausen. A detailed book which is extremely practical for every level of gunsmithing knowledge. This manual covers the 1911 from the lanyard loop to the barrel bushing. Contains useful information on inspection, part selection, part installation, trouble-shooting and function testing. Also shows tricks the pros use to turn stock 1911s into full-blown carry and race guns. Contains instructions and illustrations on assembly and dis-assembly, pitfalls to avoid and areas to check for the best performance. 202 Pages – Softcover.

Almost every gunsmith, professional or amateur, has heard the name Jerry Kuhnhausen. For over 40 years, he’s been known as one of the best gunsmiths in the United States. For the past 20 years or so, Jerry’s been living in Idaho where he spends much of his time writing and publishing gunsmithing books. He has written 24 shop manuals and is an NRA life member.

Technical Information

Publisher: Heritage Gun Books
Date of Publication: 1990
Number of Pages: 202 Pages

Summary of Material:

 

  • Covers troubleshooting & problem solving, parts inspections, and complete repair, rebuilding & accurizing of the Colt .45 Government Models, including Series 80’s, and the U.S. Military M1911 & M1911A1 Models. Also covers all copies and clones of the M1911 Pistol. Necessary tooling is also shown. Notes:

  • Softcover

  • 9th Edition

  • Photos and Line Drawing

 

222 pages with plastic laminated soft cover: With the expanded 9th edition, the original and time tested Colt 45 Auto/M1911 pistol bench manual is now in its 17th printing and remains the best bench inspection, trouble shooting, repair, hand fitting and basic accurizing manual ever published on the subject. Hundreds of photos and illustrations. Covers the Colt Government model, including series 80’s, and the U.S. Military M1911 and M1911A1 models. Includes the only really detailed instructions on fitting barrel and link that we’ve seen in print. With the popularity of the .45 still growing, this book will pay for itself many times over.