Jerry Kuhnhausen’s manuals are universally considered the best written and Gunsmithing the Colt Automatic (and MMA1 copies) with Jerry. Gunsmithing books now in print by Jerry Kuhnhausen: The S&W Revolver – A Shop Manual The Colt. 45 Automatic – A Shop Manual. A Shop Manual. Volume 1 In the Kuhnhausen M Pistol Series. Jerry Kuhnhausen. “MK IV Series 80″ Government Model”. Colt product photos supplied by.

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With this in mind, consider iuhnhausen above figures approximate, only. The current document download page has been viewed times. The more than principle illustration drawings, exploded parts drawings, individual parts drawings, sectional illustrations, and general graphic illustrations in this manual were drawn in original ordnance style for authenticity by the author and Heritage – VSP staff artists.

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They split it into two, but that doesn’t mean Vol II is less worthy. Budget the money for both volumes. No part of this book, including photos and drawings, may be used or reproduced in any form, or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by use of any other storage and retrieval system without prior express permission of the publisher, in writing.

Yes to all questions. In the absence of detailed, model specific training programs, we believe that professional gunsmiths and armorers will be better served by the data, safety warnings, cautionary notes, maximum-minimum specifications, and common sense limitations in this manual than if no information was made available, at all. The pistolsmithing techniques shown and discussed closely follow original factory and ordnance methods except where nonavailability of original ordnance fixtures, tooling, gauges, etc.

I was looking on Midwayusa. Go into the Group Buy Request thread and voice that you’re interested in an “el cheapo “. Because of low end pricing, these parts tend to displace the higher quality components that should be used. Posting Rules You may not post new threads. S and foreign government contract production approx.


Colt 1911 Workshop Manual – Jerry Kuhnhausen

No, Virginia, lousy M commercial parts that can predictably only break does not add up to bad M Pistol design. Kuhnhausen’s first book on the M type pistols- The Colt 45 Automatic – A Shop Manual now referred to as Volume I has been a top seller since initial publication and will remain in print long into the future. Basically, Vol II helps you determine that your parts are right, then Vol I tells you about fitting and assembly. Do you already have an account? Originally Posted by cohland A review I saw of the Kuhnhausen manuals mentioned that the reviewer’s only complaint was that the books should have been spiral-bound so that they can lay flat on the workbench.

Sep 13, Messages: Feb 14, Messages: Find all posts by blksn Khhnhausen beginning repairs or replacing parts in any of the models discussed in this book, gunsmiths and armorers are advised: Jerry Kuhnhausen guide – is this “the one?

Or you could buy it directly from the publisher and support them and the author.

It is hoped that providing an insight into the mechanical complexity of this subject might serve to inspire the reasonable nonprofessional to refrain from tinkering or substituting critical parts and to take his M type pistol to a qualified pistolsmith for periodic inspection kuhnhausdn for servicing or repair, when needed. You must log in or sign up to reply here.

Truly, journalism at its best. Government contract production approx. Originally Posted by cohland.

Log in or Sign up. Find all posts by dajarrel. Find all posts by BBBBill. Even make an econimical working into a more accurate competition level super trendy tactical operator blingy In view of this uncertainty, the reference figure used here is the low estimate.


I’m not sure how long I would be able to keep this link alive for download. May want to double check copyright on the “book”.

All information, data, text or other materials “Content” posted to this site by any users are the sole responsibility of those users. Additionally, it seems only fair that nonprofessionals should have access to, and benefit of, as many of the same kuhnhauseen, cautions, and safety warnings as possible. In this regard, reliable data can only help.

National Ordnance frames were mostly G. Some believe that if all M copies, variants, and look-alikes were factored in, the grand total would probably be double. Find all posts by straid. Alabama and Florida, US Posts: Find all posts by cohland. Vol II has dimensional specifications, critical performance data, inspection data, which parts optimize accuracy, and lots of other stuff.

All drawings and graphic representations in this manual are covered under copyright and are not reproducible or transmittable by any means without the express written permission of the publisher.

This manual is as thorough as you can get to fully understanding, reworking, fitting, and customizing your DanggerDec 28, A 191 I saw of the Kuhnhausen manuals mentioned that the reviewer’s only complaint majual that the books should have kuhnhajsen spiral-bound so that they can lay flat on the workbench. Jan 22, Messages: Please pay it forward. Understand that a is a finicky tight tolerance work of art.