Diy RECOILtv DIY: Fitting a 1911 Thumb Safety RECOILtv September 22, 2016 Join the Conversation RECOILtv DIY (s01e02): Fitting a 1911 Thumb Safety As anyone who has one knows, 1911s are finicky guns that often need some love to get them working reliably. If you own a 1911 and have the urge to tinker with custom parts, follow along as 1911 guru Jason Burton of Heirloom Precision shows us how to fit a thumb safety. Get out your rattail file and bench block so you can hot rod your pistol with some new gear. RECOILtv is here to show you that fitting a 1911 thumb safety can be a fun project to do on your own. Want to see more from RECOILtv? WATCH NOW! Explore RECOILweb:Girsan MC9: Black Sea Blaster on a Bargain Basement BudgetArea 419 Maverick Silencer Review: Purpose-Built PrecisionFast and Secure – Quick-Access Gun SafesNot quite so impressed with the USA? NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.