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EGW Extractors: Whats The Difference Between Our GI, Practical, and HD?

EGW Extractors: Whats The Difference Between Our GI, Practical, and HD?

The extractor in a 1911 is like a helpful hand that grabs the used part (the spent cartridge case) from the gun's chamber and pulls it out, making way for a fresh round to be loaded for the next shot. This process is integral to the pistol's cycle of operation, ensuring the gun can fire, eject, and load new rounds smoothly and reliably. We often get asked about the difference between our extractors, which you will learn here. GI (Improved) Extractor Our GI Improved Extractor t …
Feb 8th 2024 Devin
Our New Printable Radius Gauge/Hole Spacing Guide

Our New Printable Radius Gauge/Hole Spacing Guide

Hunters and shooters, are you tired of buying scope rails only to find out they don't fit your rifle? EGW has developed a solution in the form of the Rail Gauge, a free and printable tool that helps you understand your rifle's measurements. The Rail Gauge is a multi-functional tool that will assist you in determining the radius of your receiver, as well as provide markings for common hole spacing's and Winchester 70 hole spacing. This information is crucial when selecting the righ …
Feb 2nd 2024 Devin
Series 70 & 80. What's The Difference?

Series 70 & 80. What's The Difference?

The 1911 is a classic design for a semi-automatic handgun that has been in use for over a century. It was designed by John Browning and first used by the US Army in 1911, hence the name. Since then, the 1911 has become one of the most popular and iconic handgun designs in the world. Over the years, several variations of the 1911 have been produced, including the Series 70 and Series 80 models. These two models differ in their trigger mechanisms, which affects their performance and safety …
Jul 20th 2023 Devin
How To Use Our EGW Delrin Plunger Tube Stake-In Tool

How To Use Our EGW Delrin Plunger Tube Stake-In Tool

The EGW Delrin Plunger Tube Stake-In Tool is a specially designed tool that simplifies the installation of a plunger tube on a 1911 pistol frame. The tool is made of Delrin, a high-strength thermoplastic material that is lightweight, and steel. It features a precision fit that ensures the plunger tube is staked in place correctly and securely, preventing it from coming loose. Tools you will need:-EGW plunger tube stake-in tool-Air Grinder or Dremel-Red Loctite-Vice-Hammer-1/16th Hex Key f …
Apr 19th 2023 Devin
Springfield Prodigy Quick Mag Well Fitting

Springfield Prodigy Quick Mag Well Fitting

If you need to modify your magazine base pad to fit with your new EGW mag well, here are a few simple steps you need to follow. Tools needed:1.File and/or Sand Paper (300 Grit or Higher)2.Punch Time Required:5-10 minutes First you will need a metal file and/or sandpaper. The file should be a fine-grit metal file, preferably with a flat profile, and the sandpaper should be of a similar grit to the file, preferably anything over 300 grit. If you are worried about marking your …
Mar 10th 2023 Devin

Local Shooting Ranges

1000 Yard Ranges PA Original 1000 Yard Benchrest ClubWebsite  |  Facebook197 Kelly RoadTrout Run, PA 17771 Mifflin County Sportsman's AssociationWebsite  |  FacebookEllen Chapel LaneLewistown, PA 17044-2129717-247-2640 Ridgway Rifle ClubWebsite  |  FacebookGrant RoadRidgway, PA 15853814-772-6510Email 500+ Yard Ranges Altoona Rifle and Pistol ClubWebsite  |  Facebook  |  NSSF Page546 Pistol Club RoadAltoona, PA 1 …
Aug 1st 2022 Zac
New Product Requests

New Product Requests

Sometimes, we don't make exactly what you need. If that is ever the case, we want to know how to serve you better! We are always looking for new products to manufacture. Send us an email and let us know. One of our representatives will get back to you shortly. If you have any requests, please email us at info@egwguns.com
Jul 25th 2022 Zac

Smith & Wesson Revolver Picatinny Rails and Red Dot Mounts

Are you looking to mount a scope or a red dot to your Smith & Wesson revolver? Our picatinny rails and red dot mounts allow you to easily install your optic and will have you hunting or on the range in no time. There are three quick steps to verify your gun is able to use one of our mounts. Is your gun a K, L, N, or X frame? If so, move on to the next step to verify our mount will fit!Swing open the cylinder and take a look under the top strap. If there are holes under the sight, through …
Apr 4th 2022 Zac

Purchase Orders

If you are looking to have us manufacture products for you, please provide us with a completed purchase order with all of the necessary information. To have an order placed in our workflow, there must be a completed purchase order submitted to purchaseorders@egwguns.com If you need a template purchase order sheet, we have provided two options for you. The spreadsheet below is editable, just download and open in Excel. Fill out the necessary information and send it back to us at purchaseor …
Feb 15th 2022 Zac