Apex Tactical Specialties is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of its precision made performance hammers for the 1911.

Designed by Apex Founder and Master Gunsmith Randy Lee, the new 1911 hammers are based on the key hook geometry of a 50-year-old National Match Government model 1911 and features a hook height that is .018” to .020” to provide a consistent, clean breaking trigger pull. Manufactured from heat-treated A-2 tool steel, the hammers are precisely cut on a wire EDM for dimensional consistency and perfectly square hammer hooks. The result is a hook profile that requires no stoning or polishing for performance.

Apex is offering two versions of the hammer. The Classic Spur-style (part# 106-110) and the Commander-style (part# 106-111). When paired with a premium sear, the trigger pull will be in the 3.5 to 4.0 lbs range but easily tuned to a lower weight for competition use.

The new Apex 1911 Hammers can be ordered direct from ApexTactical.com. Retailers and wholesale distributors that have not yet ordered and wish to stock the new hammers can contact Apex at dealer@apextactical.com or (623) 322-0200 for pricing and quantity availability.

Features and Specifications:Classic Spur-Style Hammer– Direct replacement for the original Colt spur hammer– Hammer hook and strut pin hole locations derived from a vintage 1968 Colt National Match pistol (the precursor to the Gold Cup National Match Government model)– Hammer hook height is .018-.020” to provide a consistent, clean breaking trigger pull– Features captive half cock notch as found on Mk IV Series 70 Colt pistols– Can be used with Series 80 pistols– For best results Apex recommends pairing hammer with a premium sear– Apex Part #: 106-110 Classic Spur Style Hammer– MSRP: $79.95

Commander-Style Hammer– Direct replacement for Commander-style 1911 hammer– Hammer hook and strut pin hole locations derived from a vintage 1968 Colt National Match pistol (the precursor to the Gold Cup National Match Government model)– Hammer hook height is .018-.020” to provide a consistent, clean breaking trigger pull– Features captive half cock notch as found on Mk IV Series 70 Colt pistols– Can be used with Series 80 pistols– For best results Apex recommends pairing hammer with a premium sear– Apex Part #: 106-111 Commander Style Hammer– MSRP: $79.95

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