IDing The Ambi vs Reversible CZ P10 Mag Releases

When first introduced the CZ P10 C shipped with an ambidextrous magazine release. CZ has updated the magazine release design to a reversible style. Before upgrading your P10 C mag release with an Apex version, make sure yours is the original ambidextrous factory design. Here’s how you tell the difference.

paul / May 23, 2019 / Gun Maintainence Tips / 0 Comments

New Armorer’s Tool For FN 509

Apex has released a new armorer’s tool specifically for working on the FN 509 and FNS Compact model pistols. The FN 509/FNS-C Disassembly Fixture (Part #104-130) is designed for use with all current FN 509 and FNS Compact models, including the FN 509 Midsize. When used correctly, the fixture properly holds the FN 509 or FNS Compact pistol frame into...

paul / January 7, 2019 / Gun Maintainence Tips / 4 Comments

FN Install Assistance

Foreword The Forward Un-Locking Block Pin (FUBP) on the FN 509 and FNS series pistols can be very difficult to remove. It is our understanding that they are not considered to be end-user serviceable, so the disassembling an FNS or FN 509 should be undertaken only by a trained professional. We are aware that customers have been attempting to remove...

paul / October 15, 2018 / Gun Maintainence Tips / 2 Comments

How To Remove That FN Pin

Having trouble with that locking block pin in your FN 509 or FNS? You’re not the only one. We’ve disassembled 50 or so FN pistols without a single issue, and here’s how we did it. Use the right tools and follow Scott’s instructions and you’ll be able to correctly remove the pin just like we have.

paul / October 12, 2018 / Gun Maintainence Tips / 0 Comments

Installing The Apex Mk IV Kits

For those of you with a Ruger Mk IV model pistol, and a new Apex Action Enhancement Kit to go in it, the installation process is easier than you’d think. Scott Folk walks you through the step-by-step process for disassembly and reassembly of the frame in these new videos. If you run into any trouble while installing your kit, be...

paul / August 7, 2018 / Gun Maintainence Tips / 4 Comments

Free Installation Service for a Limited Time

Apex is offering FREE installation of Apex trigger kits and/or barrel fitting for customers that purchase Apex parts directly from Apex from May 1, 2018 through August 31, 2018. If you purchased direct from Apex, either from our website or over the phone, your name, and the date of your purchase, are in our system. If that purchase was made...

paul / June 21, 2018 / Gun Maintainence Tips / 16 Comments

Installing The Apex Extractor In An M&P or M&P M2.0

Installing the Apex Failure Resistant Extractor in your M&P or M&P M2.0 is a lot easier than you think. In our newest installation video, Scott walks you step-by-step through the process, which is the same for both models. 100-068 Failure Resistant Extractor for M&P – Order Here 100-168 Failure Resistant Extractor for M&P M2.0 – Order Here

paul / June 20, 2018 / Gun Maintainence Tips / 0 Comments

Pistol Upper Assembly Service Available

Partial Services Available May 29 to August 31, 2018 For Pistol Upper Assembly Only Following on customer requests for assistance with barrel fitting, and in some cases installation of striker blocks, we are offering a limited amount of Upper Assembly Only service work. Some restrictions may apply. If you would like Apex to perform a service on your pistol’s upper...

paul / May 29, 2018 / Gun Maintainence Tips / 0 Comments

Updated Installation Videos – SDVE

We’ve been working on updating our older installation videos and the latest to make it into the 21st century of video quality are those for the popular SDVE pistols from Smith & Wesson. Scott Folk, COO at Apex, walks you through the step-by-step process we use here at Apex to completely tear down the SDVE and reassemble it…with new Apex...

paul / May 14, 2018 / Gun Maintainence Tips / 4 Comments

Put Down The Hammer! We Mean It.

So, from time to time we get calls from customers that have crushed their trigger body. Usually they realize they did something wrong (like not following the correct procedure) and call to throw themselves on the mercy of the customer service gods. This probably explains the sign in customer service that reads, “CSR Games. May the odds ever be in...

paul / March 29, 2018 / Gun Maintainence Tips / 2 Comments


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