1911 Fitting the Fire Controls

There’s more to a crisp 1911 trigger pull than altering hammer-hook and sear-nose geometry. In fact, why bother if you don’t need to.

1911 Advanced Hammer and Sear Prep

For those of you who won’t be satisfied with just polishing the sides of a hammer and sear, the following describes how to attain the proper hammer- and sear-engagement angles in a safe manner.

1911 Fire-Control Installation

Having completed fitting the fire-control components, here’s how you install them into the frame.

Cammer Technologies LLC: Cammer Hammer

You don’t need to be arthritic, physically disabled or a gimpy gunwriter to appreciate products that make operation your 1911 easier.

Ingenious Gun Works 1911 2nd Gen Hammer & Sear

Newcomer Ingenious Gun Works thrives on offering aftermarket 1911 components that push the innovation envelope. Its latest hammer and sear eliminates the need for fitting—or even a trip to a gunsmith.

Adaptive Tactical Releases Tac-Hammer TK22 Stocks

The new Tac-Hammer TK22 stocks from Adaptive Tactical are aftermarket takedown stocks for the Ruger 10/22 and the 10/22 Charger.

Is the Half-Cock a Good Safety Feature?

Half-cock notches are found on many firearms with exposed hammers. They are found on shotguns, rifles, revolvers and pistols from a variety of manufacturers.

First Look: Springfield Armory XD-E in .45 ACP

Springfield Armory announced the expansion of its hammer-fired XD-E pistol lineup, bringing the .45 ACP to the company's collection.

5 Great Floor Finds at SHOT Show 2018

While traveling the floor of SHOT Show 2018, a few products turned our heads. Here are five cool, new items you'll want to watch out for during the upcoming year.

First Look: Umarex Hammer .50-Caliber Air Rifle

The new .50-caliber Umarex Hammer is the most powerful production air rifle in the world.

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