Dating a star pistol
Parts replacement will only get more difficult with each passing year.
With the thumb safety engaged on a 1911, if the trigger is pressed, resistance can be felt.
These pistols are no longer manufactured and the company that produced them no longer exists in the same form.
It has merged with another Spanish arms maker and it is important to note that new parts are being produced.
The recoil spring and guide rod are removed toward the rear.
When done, the bushing can be turned and removed followed by taking the barrel from the slide.