Assemble by reversing the order of disassembly

Note: When replacing recoil assembly (Step 4), be certain barrel clearance cuts on recoil spring guide are aligned before inserting in slide. Be sure to flip barrel link forward before installing slide assembly.

Note: 1911-A1 Ultra-Compact Pistols are designed to use standard pressure ball ammo and self defense loads. +P ammunition is not recommended in pistols shorter than 5 inches. Use only clean, dry, original, high-quality, commercially manufactured ammunition.

Disassembly Springfield 1911


An improperly assembled firearm is dangerous and should not be fired. Always consult an experienced gunsmith if you experience any difficulty or have any questions concerning assembly procedure.

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