by Roy Seifert
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This article is for entertainment only and is not to
be used in lieu of a qualified gunsmith.
Please defer all firearms work to a qualified
gunsmith. Any loads
mentioned in this article are my loads for my guns and have
been carefully worked up using established guidelines and
special tools. The
author assumes no responsibility or liability for use of
these loads, or use or misuse of this article.
Please note that I am not a professional gunsmith,
just a shooting enthusiast and hobbyist, as well as a
article explains work that I performed to my guns without
the assistance of a qualified gunsmith.
Some procedures described in this article require
special tools and cannot/should not be performed without
Disassembling and tinkering with your firearm may
void the warranty. I
claim no responsibility for use or misuse of this article.
Again, this article is for entertainment purposes
and firearms are the trademark/service mark or registered trademark
of their respective manufacturers.
M1911 A1 Drawings
Rio Benson of Benson Consulting, LLP took all of the M1911
A1 drawings he could find and created updated versions of
them. He has provided them with the understanding that the
documentation may be published and distributed freely as a
complete package, without charge, provided nothing is
altered in any way. Furthermore, the writing on page 2 is an
integral part of the package and must accompany it in any of
its published forms. These drawings are in PDF format and
are a little under 5Mb in size.
used these drawings to fabricate parts or confirm
measurements, as well as the two M1911 shop manuals by Jerry
Kuhnhausen. You can click on the heading above or the link
below to download Mr. Bensonís drawings.