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Offline cungya

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Mechanical of the Colt Government pistol
« on: September 06, 2019, 02:49:59 AM »


Recently published at HLebooks.com

This e-book is downloadable here : http://www.hlebooks.com/ebook/colt45E.htm

Ebook's Content

General features of the Colt .45 pistol
- Models 1911 and 1911 A1
- 1911 A1 pistol by Remington and Norinco
- External analysis of the Colt 1911 A1
- Pre-disassembly checking
Field dismounting of the Colt .45 (1)
- The dismounting key explained
- Removal of the dismounting key
- Replacement of the dismounting key
- Faster field dismounting
Field dismounting of the Colt .45 (2)
- Regular field dismounting
- Interlocking of the barrel bushing and recoil spring plug
- Barrel bushing dismounting tool
- Using the magazine bottom plate as makeshift tool
- Removal of the slide and barrel
Field dismounting of the Colt .45 (3)
- Variants of the recoil spring
- Deformation of the recoil spring plug opening
- Recoil spring built as a telescopic unit
- Shock buffers
- Separation of the barrel from the slide
- Variants of the barrel bushing
Analysis of the Colt .45 barrel (1)
- Barrel built in two pieces
- Inspection of the barrel crown
- Inspection of the barrel areas of pushing
- Traces of rubbing analyzed
- Inspection of the barrel hood
Analysis of the Colt .45 barrel (2)
- Inspection of the barrel locking lugs
- Allowance minimum between barrel and slide
- Inspection of the barrel underlug
- Lower extremity of the underlug broken
- Profile at the front of the underlug
Dismounting and analysis of the slide (1)
- Checking the tension of the extractor
- Inspection of the breech face
- Consequences of an incorrect headspace
- Rupture of the cartridge shell
- Cartridge not sufficiently supported by the feed ramp
- How to measure the headspace
Dismounting and analysis of the slide (2)
- Dismounting the firing pin
- Retainer plate explained
- Risk of unexpected percussion considered
- Inspection of the firing pin
- Inspection of the retainer plate
- Possible areas of abutment of the locking plate
- Possible forward travel of the firing pin
- Recommended dimensions of the firing pin
Dismounting and analysis of the slide (3)
- Dismounting of the extractor
- Recommended dimensions of the extractor
- Cleaning the breechblock inner tunnels
- Replacement of the front and rear sights
- Dimensions of the military rear sight
- Improved rear sights
- Dimensions of the military front sight
Dismounting and analysis of the frame (1)
- Checking the feeding ramp
- Other verifications to make on the frame
- Dismounting the grip plates
- Dimensions of the grip plates retaining screw
- Replacement grip plates
Dismounting and analysis of the frame (2)
- Dismounting of the grip plates bushings
- Dimensions of the bushing
- Tool intended to rivet the grip plate bushings
- Removal of a riveted bushings
- Removal of a not riveted bushing
- Dismounting of the safety lever
- Inspection and replacement of the safety lever
- Dimensions of the safety lever
- Safety with a longer thumb area
- Ambidextrous safety
Dismounting and analysis of the frame (3)
- Dismounting of the hammer
- Dimensions of the hammer pivot pin
- Dimensions of the hammer strut pivot pin
- Inspection and replacement of the hammer
- Dismounting the mainspring housing
- Dimensions of the mainspring housing pin
- Disassembly of the mainspring housing
- Dimensions of the upper cross pin
- Dimensions of the upper plunger
- Dimensions of the lower plunger
- Dimensions of the lanyard ring and locking pin
- Replacement of the mainspring housing
- Detachable stock
Dismounting and analysis of the frame (4)
- Dismounting of the grip safety
- Multi-purpose leaf spring
- Replacement of the grip safety
- Dismounting of the sear and disconnector
- Dismounting of the magazine catch
- Replacement of the magazine catch
Dismounting and analysis of the frame (5)
- Dismounting of the trigger
- Replacement of the trigger
- Dimensions of the trigger
- Lightened trigger with adjustment screw
- Trigger with adjustable forward travel
- Dismounting the safety spring and plungers
- Dimensions of the safety spring and plungers
Dismounting and analysis of the frame (6)
- Dismounting of the plunger tube
- Bench tool for the riveting of the plunger tube
- Dimensions of the plunger tube
- Dismounting of the ejector
- Installation of a longer ejector
- Index de parts
Functioning of the Colt .45 pistol (1)
- Feeding a cartridge
- Good and bad manner to insert a magazine
- Cycling of the slide
- Area of the breech face that pushes the cartridge
- Functioning of the grip safety
Functioning of the Colt .45 pistol (2)
- Firing and unlocking of the slide
- X-ray view of an explosion in progress
- Disconnection mechanism explained
- Extraction and ejection of the cartridge shell
- Functioning of the holdopen latch explained
The safeties of the Colt .45 pistol
- The safety notch of the hammer
- The manual safety explained
- Hammer at the **** notch and safety not applied
- Hammer at the **** notch and safety applied



























Offline M1A4ME

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Re: Mechanical of the Colt Government pistol
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2019, 05:39:45 AM »
When I click on the link I get a warning from my anti virus program that the website is blocked due to a trojan virus threat. 

Just for info.
Better to have it and not need it, than to need it and not have it.  So, if you see me walking the dogs with my SIG 556R, its okay.

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Re: Mechanical of the Colt Government pistol
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2019, 03:49:02 PM »
I am interested to see if you get a reply M1A4ME. It seams they only post when advertising a new book but they have been doing it since 2012 so i assume there has not been an issue.
Will work for CZ pics! (including but not limited to all CZ clones)

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Re: Mechanical of the Colt Government pistol
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2019, 06:44:33 PM »
Now I get a Trojan warning when I click on this thread.  Not planning on clicking on the link.  Even though I do have anti virus and Malwarebytes.
Better to have it and not need it, than to need it and not have it.  So, if you see me walking the dogs with my SIG 556R, its okay.

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Re: Mechanical of the Colt Government pistol
« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2019, 08:19:38 PM »
Trojans! Trojans everywhere, Run!  ;D
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Re: Mechanical of the Colt Government pistol
« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2019, 10:50:44 PM »
Trojans! Trojans everywhere, Run!  ;D

I thought the Greeks finished them off a few thousand years ago   ::)


I have bought a couple of their e-books (FN FAL and Savage 1907 (incl 1915,1917)).

Never had issues with them.
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