Guiderod, for 1911, 5" Bushing Barrel/Tool-Less, by Dawson Precision

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1911/2011/HiCap All Makes
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  • To be able to use the tool-less guide rod for bushing barrels, you must be able to remove the recoil spring plug from the rear of the slide. 
  • For use with Wolff recoil springs, will not work with ISMI springs.
  • Field Strip Anywhere, Anytime 
  • Never Need Tools, Pins or Clips to Disassemble 
  • Thoroughly Tested with Thousands and Thousands of Rounds 
  • Pistol Will Stay Tight Longer Because it is Now Easy to Clean and Oil Your Gun 
  • Made in Texas, USA 
  • Dawson Tool-Less Guiderod fits factory STI 1911/2011, SV, Kimber, Colt with bushing barrels, compensated and non-compensated pistols. Compare your reverse plug to picture above.
  • **Recoil Spring is not included.
  • ***Fits some Springield 1911 pistols.  If you are unable to push your spring plug out the rear of the spring tunnel on the slide, the Tool-less Guide Rod will not work with your pistol.



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  1. Guide rod

    Posted by DJ on Feb 22nd 2019

    The only guide rod the arrived to me polished. Works flawlessly and is completely in spec for the part. Love it.

  2. Totally awsome

    Posted by Williamjwagenersr on Jan 3rd 2019

    Works great as i knew it would comming from dawson precision.

  3. Very nice and ez to use

    Posted by Kenny on Oct 11th 2018

    Works good and easy to use

  4. Slight modification made for GI 1911

    Posted by Brandon on Apr 12th 2018

    I had to modify my 1911 slide and remove the spring plug ridge to allow the removal of the tool-less guide rod from the back of my slide assembly. I used this tool to complete the task...
    " SK-5 90°Cone 1/2" and it took less than 5 minutes to complete the task. This upgrade makes breaking down my 1911 for cleaning a breeze and I'm extremely happy with the fit and function of this product. Definitely one of my top 5 upgrades.

  5. Great Product

    Posted by Bill on Apr 2nd 2018

    Used it to replace the STI recoil master in my Sentry. Now I don't need a plastic tool to clean my 1911. Good thinking Dawson.

  6. DP's Tool-Less Guide Rod!!

    Posted by Ron V on Feb 12th 2018

    Dawson Precision's Tool-Less Guide Rod is one of the best products developed for the 1911 style pistol. John Browning would have been well pleased with this product.

  7. The Perfecfect solution

    Posted by Unknown on Feb 5th 2018

    As I read This product was the perfect solution to a Nagging issue for the TRP. The Only negative issue for this fire arm. With the addition of the Dawson Precision Tooless giuderod It is the Perfect 1911 I wanted. I read someone say Springfield Should incorperate this Guiderod Rite from the Factory.. I Fully AGREE!! Thank you.!!

  8. Guide rod

    Posted by Unknown on Jan 17th 2018

    First time user of the guide rod but it works great in my sti 40sw easy take down good job.

  9. Great Idea

    Posted by Rick on Nov 6th 2017

    Use these on all my builds
    Have bought over a hundred and they are bullet proof