Bullet Points: An excellent animation of the 1911 firing cycle

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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┬áto get the rest of the images. It’s awesome stuff for this and lots of other GIFs.