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This is the proper forum to use for troubleshooting, gunsmithing and refinishing questions.
If you have a problem with your pistol, this is the proper forum to ask for help.
Before you do post your question though, you may want to have a look in the Gunsmithing Sticky Threads sub-forum, in here.
We have collected several interesting articles in there, which can probably answer a lot of your questions.

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Forum: Gunsmithing, Troubleshooting & Refinishing

How to improve (or maybe destroy) your M1911 pistol, by pretending to be a gunsmith. Technical questions. Problem-solving issues. How to build your own pistol questions. This is the forum to use. 1911 content only.

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

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    • Posts: 1,741
  1.   Sticky Threads  

  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Cerakote Application

    Started by Traxxis, 19th August 2010 08:24
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 45
    • Views: 29,778
    5th June 2011, 10:25 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: The M1911 Inspection Check List

    Started by John, 25th May 2007 08:15
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 13,499
    25th May 2007, 08:15 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: STI's "How the 1911 works" animation

    Started by John, 26th February 2007 07:34
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 12,078
    26th February 2007, 07:34 Go to last post
  5.   Normal Threads  

  1. "Sticking or binding" slide

    Started by DWH, 5th March 2017 09:46
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 187
    11th March 2017, 09:03 Go to last post
  2. Frame Question M1911

    Started by USMCJS, 19th February 2017 12:43
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 267
    28th February 2017, 15:59 Go to last post
  3. Colt combat elite issue

    Started by Sandblastedcfh, 18th January 2017 21:10
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 432
    25th February 2017, 21:36 Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 414
    25th February 2017, 18:36 Go to last post
  4. RIA MS - Barrel Gap

    Started by Warbirdnut, 15th January 2017 11:44
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 914
    18th February 2017, 20:47 Go to last post
  5. Anyone See This 1911 Hammer Sear Trigger Fixture Tool?

    Started by Warbirdnut, 10th February 2017 21:02
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 192
    14th February 2017, 21:31 Go to last post
  6. Two piece to "one piece" guide rod

    Started by copterdrvr, 9th February 2017 09:01
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 239
    13th February 2017, 08:37 Go to last post
  7. Power stoning fixture

    Started by JRLesan, 31st December 2016 15:13
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 162
    6th February 2017, 22:08 Go to last post
  8. Series 80 trigger job?

    Started by Sandblastedcfh, 25th January 2017 19:27
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 392
    5th February 2017, 11:15 Go to last post
  9. Front sight disappeared

    Started by SDK, 23rd January 2017 13:58
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 204
    29th January 2017, 06:14 Go to last post
  10. 2 round burst fire! Ouch!

    Started by Roccaas, 6th January 2017 15:25
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 397
    13th January 2017, 12:14 Go to last post
  11. Moved: Springfield style V Porting

    Started by Taco shells, 7th January 2017 12:35
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  12. Springfield style V porting PT1911

    Started by Taco shells, 7th January 2017 00:54
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 149
    7th January 2017, 00:54 Go to last post
  13. Safety test: trigger, grip safety, hammer drop?

    Started by Roccaas, 1st January 2017 17:56
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 515
    6th January 2017, 14:26 Go to last post
  14. Firing pin spring question

    Started by Tawadc95, 4th January 2017 00:03
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 316
    4th January 2017, 23:06 Go to last post
  15. Odd failure to return to battery.

    Started by Pyrenean, 2nd January 2017 17:07
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 307
    4th January 2017, 00:17 Go to last post
  16. Thumb/grip safety question

    Started by Tawadc95, 28th December 2016 02:29
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 306
    28th December 2016, 21:39 Go to last post

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