1911 Guide Rod, Fusion Firearms Custom, Pro-Series, Full length 1 piece, Black, Stainless steel Guide Rod assembly for the 1911 full size 5 inch Government length pistol. CNC machined from Stainless Steel bar stock and centerless ground shaft with dis-assembly hole. Kit comes complete with guide rod & cap. The Black Coating is our Premium Black Shield Melonite coating which is highly wear resistant and has a better frictional coefficient than the base material. The coating will wear 100’s of times longer than conventional carbon steel rods with black oxide. These are Professional gunsmith quality.