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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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    • Threads: 50
    • 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: 30,929
    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: 13,712
    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: 12,330
    26th February 2007, 07:34 Go to last post
  5.   Normal Threads  

  1. Frame refinishing on Sig alloy frame

    Started by pat701, 3rd July 2017 08:24
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 158
    Yesterday, 15:29 Go to last post
  2. Unhappy Fusion going back

    Started by horse 91-A1, 15th August 2017 03:13
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 73
    17th August 2017, 14:58 Go to last post
  3. firing pin safety plunger

    Started by digada, 7th August 2017 00:59
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 134
    16th August 2017, 05:56 Go to last post
  4. Have slack in my ejector/FPS

    Started by Firecontrol90, 10th August 2017 01:16
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 107
    11th August 2017, 11:14 Go to last post
  5. Slide stop cutout

    Started by 191110MM, 31st July 2017 16:41
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 293
    11th August 2017, 02:15 Go to last post
  6. slide cutout to allow chamber check w/o disengaging the safety?

    Started by 3006mv, 27th May 2017 23:38
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 885
    27th July 2017, 14:59 Go to last post
  7. What is better, parkerized or stainless

    Started by Nick M, 18th June 2017 10:19
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 402
    27th July 2017, 09:21 Go to last post
  8. Gold Cup National Match sight pin replacement

    Started by skydaver, 21st July 2017 22:16
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 193
    26th July 2017, 15:44 Go to last post
  9. Brass hits forehead

    Started by pcav2001, 17th July 2017 16:57
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 187
    23rd July 2017, 14:47 Go to last post
  10. 80% build brass dust problem

    Started by Mark75H, 11th June 2017 14:04
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 375
    30th June 2017, 12:44 Go to last post
  11. Slide wouldn't stay open after last shot fired

    Started by masmokemarc, 17th April 2017 22:28
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 616
    11th June 2017, 23:11 Go to last post
  12. Colt Gold Cup Case Ejection direction

    Started by Bob_n, 18th May 2017 12:05
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 1,121
    7th June 2017, 13:35 Go to last post
  13. armorers course

    Started by alco141, 14th May 2017 09:19
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 227
    14th May 2017, 11:15 Go to last post
  14. Failure to Return to Battery and How Dirty is Too Dirty!

    Started by Lt. Moreau, 4th April 2017 13:44
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 733
    30th April 2017, 09:24 Go to last post
  15. Kimber ejector pin

    Started by gonetocamp, 23rd April 2017 07:37
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 294
    26th April 2017, 08:56 Go to last post
  16. My custom built, a DIY gunsmith

    Started by RPV3013, 8th April 2017 14:09
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 481
    12th April 2017, 00:19 Go to last post
  17. Anyone See This 1911 Hammer Sear Trigger Fixture Tool?

    Started by Warbirdnut, 10th February 2017 21:02
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 645
    5th April 2017, 13:17 Go to last post
  18. Anyone seen this before?

    Started by Tawadc95, 26th March 2017 22:19
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 680
    28th March 2017, 11:59 Go to last post

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