If you have ever wondered how a 1911 (or, roughly how many semi-automatic pistols work) then this is just the thing. This series of animations by Jacob O’Neal and the website Animagraffs.
Whether you’re an old shooter, a new one, or someone who is just interested in how machines work, this is a great series on how the pistol works, down to different systems within the firearm.
Head over to THIS LINK to get the rest of the images. It’s awesome stuff for this and lots of other GIFs.