What's the Best Stoning Fixture for Pistol Work?

What's the Best Stoning Fixture for Pistol Work?
Coffield likes the Power Series 1 stoning fixture so much he has two of them. It allows the gunsmith to accurately and repeatably stone the 1911 sear as well as other pistol parts.


Question: What would you recommend as a fixture for doing trigger work on handguns? I am nearing retirement and have always been interested in handguns. I just want to be able to do work for myself and my friends as a hobby.

Answer: By far, the very best hammer and sear fixture available for pistol work is produced by Ron Power, a legendary custom pistolsmith. His Series 1 stoning fixture is the absolute best, no question about it. The fixture takes a number of different adapters for various handguns and some rifles. It's accurate, repeatable, and beautifully made. Like all good tools, it's not cheap at about $158, but it'll last a lifetime and it's worth every penny. I like it so much; I've got two of 'em!


Magazine Cover

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Temporary Price Reduction.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW OUR CURRENT ISSUE

From Our Family

Historical Handguns: The Model 1917 Smith & Wesson Sixgun

Garry James - November 09, 2018

Designed as a supplemental sidearm in World War I, this .45 ACP sixgun was made to commercial specs and is still a great shooter.

First Look: Springfield Armory XDM 10MM

G&A Staff - October 10, 2018

Featured in the December issue of Guns & Ammo, Springfield Armory has launched its full-size XD(M) in 10mm. It is being made available with either a 4.5-inch or 5.25-inch barrel.

G&A Celebrates 50 Years of Dan Wesson

Eric R. Poole - November 16, 2018

Dan Wesson commemorates its 50th Anniversary with a limited number of engraved, blued-'steel Model 1911s.

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Get the top Firearms News stories delivered right to your inbox.