Originally Posted by 3rdgen40
I am planning some upgrades for my first and only (so far) 1911.Heres my list:
Commander (skeleton) Hammer
Three Hole Match Trigger
Flat RMH (checkered)
This will be my primary HD/CCW gun.Any other suggestions ? Anything on my list not a good idea for a defensive 1911 ? Any other internal parts I should upgrade ?
ETA: Are any of these parts "drop in" that I could change myself ?
i'd get rid of those in red.
if you get something other than a spur hammer, you will need a new beavertail. SA uses a different beavertail cut (.220" vs .250"). i think S&A are the only ones that have drop-in beavertails with this cut.
getting a new hammer, you might as well buy a trigger kit to your liking, which will clean up the trigger pull
trigger is your choice. i prefer flat triggers over curved trigger now.
Get the Jerry Kuhnhausen manual and it should cover the parts that you want to install.