How many parts are there to a traditional 1911 Colt .45 pistol?

I figure it’s gotta be between 7 and 12 when field stripped. Anyone know for sure?

4 Answers

  • I’m not 100% on this, but I wanna say about 11. You might want to get a 2nd opinion though.

  • How Many Parts In A 1911

  • 49 total. (Counting the grip screws and escutcheons as one part each)

    Field stripped, 9.

    Magazine

    Slide Stop Lever

    Slide

    Barrel

    Barrel bushing

    Recoil Spring Plug

    Spring

    Guide

    Frame Assembly

  • Count ’em up!

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