close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

1911 parts?

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by sureshot, Feb 19, 2010.

  1. sureshot

    sureshot

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2003
    Messages:
    472
    Likes Received:
    0
    who has the best prices for parts like grip safeties, hammers , triggers, sights?
     
  2. zdragon23c

    zdragon23c s&w&me

    Joined:
    Dec 23, 2007
    Messages:
    719
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    usa
    Brownells...plus very reasonable shipping charges.
     

  3. Magus

    Magus Deo Vindice

    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2009
    Messages:
    1,208
    Likes Received:
    17
    Brownells as has been stated is probably your best overall source. Midwayusa is also good in terms of selection.

    For more specific stuff, check out Cylinder & Slide(action kits and other assorted parts), EGW(trigger kits, hammers, dozens of other parts), Smith & Alexander(mainly for grip safties and mainspring housings/magwells)

    There's a few other's like Berryhill who I've heard good stuff about. Honestly too, Wilson Combat and Ed Brown have some good parts too.

    Lot's of vendors out there, just really depends upon what parts you're looking for as to where you should go.
     
  4. CanIhaveGasCash

    CanIhaveGasCash

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2008
    Messages:
    785
    Likes Received:
    2
    Location:
    8,000 feet.
    I second that. I used to order everything from midway but I got tired of their over priced shipping. On top of it all it takes forever to get my stuff from midway... sometimes up to two weeks, even though they send me an e-mail claiming it was shipped the same day.

    Brownells on the other hand has reasonable shipping prices and everything gets here in two or three days.
     
  5. Jason D

    Jason D INFRINGED Silver Member Millennium Member

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 1999
    Messages:
    42,029
    Likes Received:
    1,058
    Location:
    Mivonks, MI
    If one were to pay out 30.00 for a C&R FFL, then use it to get dealer discounts from Brownells, then Brownells would win hands down.
     
  6. tlen

    tlen

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2009
    Messages:
    371
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Kansas
    I recommend Midway.
     
  7. tlen

    tlen

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2009
    Messages:
    371
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Kansas
    I recommend Midway as I can track UPS delivery. On small weight items they ship USPS to keep costs down. You have to specify shipping options.
     
  8. Rinspeed

    Rinspeed JAFO

    Joined:
    Feb 28, 2001
    Messages:
    10,681
    Likes Received:
    1,084
    Location:
    NY
    Depends on what kind of quality you're looking for.
     
  9. CMG

    CMG

    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2001
    Messages:
    3,616
    Likes Received:
    46
    Location:
    Don't Mess with Texas
    I did, I do, it does! :supergrin:

    I've been doing business with Brownells for several decades and never had a complaint they weren't able to resolve quickly and professionally.

    Good people up there in Iowa.