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Customize Your 1911 Pistol to Make One Unique Handgun

Learn how easy it can be to customize your 1911 pistol and it doesn’t have to cost a small fortune.

This short tutorial shows how simple it can be to customize your 1911 pistol to make it a unique gun for your shooting needs and tastes.

Customizing your 1911 doesn’t always mean a huge and costly overhaul. Simple steps like changing the grips and a fewer minor mods will make it unique to you. You can take a fairly inexpensive yet quality made American 1911, and with just a few steps, make it personalized.

However, unless you are an experienced gunsmith, avoid trying to modify things like the internal mechanisms or triggers. Best to get a good craftsman to do that to keep everything safe.

One of the best tips from this tutorial is about magazines. Invest in quality mags as you upgrade your gun. Plan to spend a little more on a decent metal design; especially if your very life may someday rely on avoiding a stoppage, induced by substandard magazines.

For some of the best American made 1911s be sure to check out the lineup at Springfield Armory.

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Customize Your 1911 Pistol to Make One Unique Handgun