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Forum: Gunsmithing Sticky Threads

Here you will find the Gunsmithing sticky threads, the culmination of knowledge about how to cure your 1911 problems.

  1.   Sticky Threads  

  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Army Ordnance Extractor Nose

    Started by niemi24s, 23rd May 2014 16:20
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,415
    23rd May 2014, 16:20 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Browning 1911 patent document

    Started by John, 19th July 2011 04:22
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 4,671
    23rd January 2014, 17:43 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Which beavertail for RIA 1911a1 FS and how to fit a beavertail

    Started by Cap, 22nd July 2012 10:28
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 3,232
    7th December 2012, 20:10 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: When does the slide start moving?

    Started by Cuba, 4th December 2012 18:10
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,910
    7th December 2012, 17:13 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: What we need to know, to help troubleshooting a 1911

    Started by John, 31st May 2012 00:29
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,031
    31st May 2012, 00:29 Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Firing out of battery myth

    Started by 1911Tuner, 5th April 2012 06:25
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,364
    5th April 2012, 06:25 Go to last post
  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to stake the Barrel Link Pin

    Started by niemi24s, 23rd April 2011 12:26
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,405
    23rd April 2011, 12:26 Go to last post
  9. Sticky Thread Sticky: Series 70 drop tests

    Started by garrettwc, 23rd November 2010 08:32
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 42
    • Views: 11,951
    7th March 2011, 07:11 Go to last post
  10. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1911 gunsmithing tools

    Started by RancidSumo, 16th November 2010 22:52
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 11,474
    19th November 2010, 20:09 Go to last post
  11. Sticky Thread Sticky: Trigger job question

    Started by douglas34474, 5th August 2009 20:07
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 10,478
    26th September 2010, 22:11 Go to last post
  12. Sticky Thread Sticky: LJA's Evidence Thread: Explanation

    Started by 1911Tuner, 30th January 2010 13:04
    10 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 10
    • Replies: 99
    • Views: 10,005
    8th February 2010, 15:39 Go to last post
  13. Sticky Thread Sticky: Slide not aligned with the rear of the frame. What do I do?

    Started by 1911Tuner, 10th December 2009 06:48
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,516
    10th December 2009, 06:48 Go to last post
  14. Sticky Thread Sticky: Tripp Research Videos

    Started by John, 21st August 2009 08:37
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,712
    21st August 2009, 08:37 Go to last post
  15. Question Sticky Thread Sticky: "1911" thumb safety in operation

    Started by OD*, 5th May 2009 09:25
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 6,594
    18th May 2009, 23:00 Go to last post
  16. Sticky Thread Sticky: Wilson Combat Grip Safety Radius Specs

    Started by Dave Berryhill, 25th April 2009 10:19
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 7,799
    27th April 2009, 22:55 Go to last post
  17. Sticky Thread Sticky: Staking that pesky front sight

    Started by log man, 4th November 2008 22:13
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 5,758
    4th November 2008, 23:30 Go to last post
  18. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to test if your recoil spring is binding

    Started by 1911Tuner, 24th June 2008 05:21
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 6,888
    26th August 2008, 23:16 Go to last post
  19. Sticky Thread Sticky: Front sight cuts dimensions

    Started by John, 21st August 2008 03:04
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 5,204
    21st August 2008, 03:04 Go to last post
  20. Sticky Thread Sticky: Why are short 1911s considered to be unreliable?

    Started by 1911Tuner, 4th August 2008 13:58
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 6,074
    4th August 2008, 13:58 Go to last post
  21. Sticky Thread Sticky: Fitting a thumb safety, steps involved

    Started by John, 25th September 2007 01:33
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 26,004
    22nd June 2008, 07:18 Go to last post
  22. Sticky Thread Sticky: MainSpring Housing swap and getting rid of the ILS - How to

    Started by azreloader, 14th June 2007 14:11
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 7,565
    14th June 2007, 14:11 Go to last post
  23. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1911 Inspection Checklist

    Started by garrettwc, 17th May 2007 13:30
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 5,786
    17th May 2007, 13:40 Go to last post
  24. Post Sticky Thread Sticky: DIY Sights Installation

    Started by jimd1981, 20th April 2006 12:47
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 43,589
    1st April 2007, 16:34 Go to last post
  25. Sticky Thread Sticky: Malfunction Clinic

    Started by 1911Tuner, 25th February 2007 08:09
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 10,659
    26th February 2007, 05:27 Go to last post
  26. Sticky Thread Sticky: Magazine Function: The Dimple

    Started by 1911Tuner, 20th December 2004 06:04
    18 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 18
    • Replies: 175
    • Views: 45,536
    18th February 2007, 07:27 Go to last post
  27. Sticky Thread Sticky: The hammer follows to half-cock when I release the slide. Is that a problem?

    Started by John, 30th January 2006 01:24
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 12,098
    1st February 2007, 14:53 Go to last post
  28. Sticky Thread Sticky: Recoil Function

    Started by 1911Tuner, 19th December 2004 14:09
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 15,041
    29th January 2007, 19:04 Go to last post
  29. Sticky Thread Sticky: Fitting a new barrel

    Started by 1911Tuner, 27th January 2007 22:05
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 7,917
    27th January 2007, 22:05 Go to last post
  30. Sticky Thread Sticky: Lowering Frame Bed

    Started by gbw, 7th November 2006 08:26
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 9
    • Replies: 86
    • Views: 21,746
    15th January 2007, 16:18 Go to last post
  31. Sticky Thread Sticky: Stopping Barrel Fall At Linkdown

    Started by niemi24s, 3rd December 2006 16:05
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 9
    • Replies: 83
    • Views: 17,846
    8th January 2007, 21:46 Go to last post
  32. Sticky Thread Sticky: Link Fitting - Voice of Experience Needed

    Started by Lazarus, 23rd November 2006 12:04
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 17,997
    8th December 2006, 15:05 Go to last post
  33. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1911 Clinic

    Started by 1911Tuner, 25th June 2006 11:08
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 12,598
    14th November 2006, 21:18 Go to last post
  34. Sticky Thread Sticky: Amazing reduction in perceived recoil with a simple part change - EGW firing pin stop

    Started by John, 20th March 2006 12:24
    50 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 50
    • Replies: 496
    • Views: 241,734
    31st October 2006, 13:42 Go to last post
  35. Sticky Thread Sticky: Colt Parts, MIM? Forged? Cast?

    Started by OD*, 16th October 2006 15:03
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 6,426
    17th October 2006, 20:07 Go to last post
  36. Sticky Thread Sticky: Controlled Feed Principles

    Started by 1911Tuner, 14th December 2005 21:53
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 43,454
    13th October 2006, 14:36 Go to last post
  37. Sticky Thread Sticky: Headspace

    Started by 1911Tuner, 30th November 2005 12:36
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 10,259
    27th September 2006, 08:08 Go to last post
  38. Sticky Thread Sticky: Recoil

    Started by 1911Tuner, 6th September 2006 16:04
    21 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 21
    • Replies: 209
    • Views: 21,604
    26th September 2006, 07:16 Go to last post
  39. Sticky Thread Sticky: Why is it bad to drop the slide without a loaded magazine?

    Started by Adam T, 14th February 2006 01:44
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 8
    • Replies: 72
    • Views: 31,534
    18th September 2006, 00:23 Go to last post
  40. Sticky Thread Sticky: Clinic-3: BFC

    Started by 1911Tuner, 22nd November 2005 10:24
    12 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 12
    • Replies: 114
    • Views: 20,995
    3rd August 2006, 22:01 Go to last post
  41. Sticky Thread Sticky: Recoil Spring Function

    Started by 1911Tuner, 21st December 2004 07:05
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 29,442
    21st July 2006, 08:25 Go to last post
  42. Sticky Thread Sticky: My hammer follows, what's the problem?

    Started by 1911Tuner, 9th July 2006 06:04
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 975
    9th July 2006, 06:04 Go to last post
  43. Sticky Thread Sticky: Ejection diagnosis help!

    Started by Federale, 4th June 2006 13:28
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 6,335
    5th June 2006, 01:33 Go to last post
  44. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to test the thumb safety of a 1911

    Started by Gammon, 25th May 2006 00:57
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 5,750
    25th May 2006, 05:16 Go to last post
  45. Sticky Thread Sticky: Recoil Operation of the 1911

    Started by 1911Tuner, 14th September 2005 14:57
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 6,657
    11th April 2006, 05:16 Go to last post
  46. Sticky Thread Sticky: Barrel Drop Clearance

    Started by 1911Tuner, 15th November 2005 07:01
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 6,400
    5th April 2006, 05:55 Go to last post
  47. Sticky Thread Sticky: Function of the Disconnector

    Started by 1911Tuner, 27th September 2004 12:37
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 23,717
    24th March 2006, 00:50 Go to last post
  48. Sticky Thread Sticky: Why you SHOULD NOT use a dremel when polishing your ramp

    Started by dreampiper, 25th February 2006 12:13
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 19,951
    27th February 2006, 07:25 Go to last post
  49. Sticky Thread Sticky: A quick analysis of the various Loctites

    Started by ANOTHERGUN, 20th July 2005 18:02
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 6,104
    19th August 2005, 22:40 Go to last post
  50. Sticky Thread Sticky: STI's "How the 1911 works" animation

    Started by John, 16th March 2005 10:44
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 6,916
    16th March 2005, 10:44 Go to last post
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