An example of the fixed type is the magazine of the 45-caliber 1911 military pistol. This book is very good at step-by step instructions. Since some products ship directly from supplier, their weight may be unavailable. For the gunsmith, for do-it-yourselfer or the recreational shooter, it's a must-have volume. I have used this manual for my Remingtons: a 1100 and Sportsman 48 which was discontined in the late 60's. With the hammer in the fired position, restrain it, and push out the hammer pivot toward the right.
Baby Hammerless The Baby Hammerless was first made by Henry M. Except for repair, the recoil spring is best left in place on the barrel. Place a small block under the ejector to hold it out the one shown is aluminum , and pull and turn the center shaft to align the holes in the ejector, the inside sleeve, and the shaft. It is a great help getting a firearm apart , but sometimes fails to mention that some parts could be assembled backwards and fails to show the part as should be. I assume a certain basic intelligence in the reader, and will not start each set of takedown directions with the repeated advice that the gun must be entirely unloaded. The screw at front center retains the cylinder tension plunger and its spring.
For example: The sideplate on my python came loose while shooting, the pawl got dislocated, and everything locked up. Do not over-tighten, or the fine threads may be stripped. Lift the grip panels at the rear for removal. Remove the latch bar rearward and toward the right. Except for the few shop-made tools for special purposes, all of those shown here are available from one of these three sources.
Note that the upper screw will require a wider blade. The very knowledgeable amateur may be able to detail-strip certain guns to the last pin, spring and screw, but some mechanical aptitude is necessary. Clean and maintain your Hi-Point M995 — yourself. Remove the screw and take off the left grip panel. Be careful with the aluminum grip-frame during installation.
With the gun held as shown, tap the grip frame with a non-marring mallet until the sideplate drops into the hand. During removal of the screw, keep a fingertip on the latch bar inside, to prevent it from being forced outward. Insert a drift punch of the proper size to hold the magazine catch in place, as the pin is reinstalled. Its main function, of course, is for the removal of a tight barrel brushing on Colt autos. This was a sad day. The tips do not include each and every step along the way—only the more complicated ones.
Remove the rebound slide strut from the left side of the trigger. Some of the necessary tools are easily made in the shop. Gary Paul Johnston, Robert S. To buy this book at the lowest price,. They may be a bit on the crude side but they work! The trigger will have to be slightly depressed for clearance.
The earlier edition I am talking about is the 1981 edition. Wood has been a gunsmith for over 50 years. Kolb, from 1892 to 1910. Never take a gun down outdoors, over tall grass, or indoors over a shag carpet. Remove the cylinder hand from the right side of the trigger, and the plunger and spring from the rear. It does not have exploded parts views or part numbers. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account.
Use an offset screwdriver, or one with an angled tip, as shown, for removal. Quality of materials and workmanship are excellent. Removal of the hammer rebound lever can be done by drifting out its cross-pin. Remove the cross-screw at the rear of the frame. There could be more model numbers to go over, but the ones they have are very good.
These, from Brownells, have a box joint and smooth inner faces to help prevent marring. When installing the spring bushing, note that its flange must be oriented as shown. This book shows the various steps of disassembly in order. Illustrated step-by-step disassembly of more than 60 models, popular and obscure Hundreds of detailed photos Reassembly tips Nobody knows guns inside and out like J. Removal of the trigger bar will release the trigger and its spring to move forward, and it can then be removed toward either side.