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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 09:24
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 45
    • Views: 31,865
    5th June 2011, 11:25 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: The M1911 Inspection Check List

    Started by John, 25th May 2007 09:15
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 13,808
    25th May 2007, 09:15 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: STI's "How the 1911 works" animation

    Started by John, 26th February 2007 08:34
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 12,454
    26th February 2007, 08:34 Go to last post
  5.   Normal Threads  

  1. Firing pin sticks forward SR1911

    Started by Nick M, 9th December 2017 11:07
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 211
    12th December 2017, 12:23 Go to last post
  2. AMT spec issues?

    Started by JRLesan, 6th December 2017 08:02
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 36
    7th December 2017, 18:14 Go to last post
  3. Norinco 1911 9mm feeding problems

    Started by texas yankee, 13th October 2017 15:20
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 246
    30th November 2017, 22:03 Go to last post
  4. Camp guard 10mm failure to chamber

    Started by macaudill, 8th November 2017 19:44
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 152
    29th November 2017, 23:38 Go to last post
  5. FPS, extractor clocking ?

    Started by Tawadc95, 27th November 2017 23:47
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 144
    28th November 2017, 21:59 Go to last post
  6. The "1911 Tuner " book

    Started by T-TAC, 18th November 2017 04:53
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 622
    24th November 2017, 08:45 Go to last post
  7. Slide stop lug n

    Started by Tawadc95, 23rd November 2017 14:09
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 78
    23rd November 2017, 14:09 Go to last post
  8. National Match Sights

    Started by Colonel_EN, 21st November 2017 11:55
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 93
    21st November 2017, 21:00 Go to last post
  9. Brass hits forehead

    Started by pcav2001, 17th July 2017 17:57
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 403
    10th November 2017, 22:55 Go to last post
  10. Ellason Hinge Pin Replacement - Rear Sight

    Started by kcstehr, 8th November 2017 17:35
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 38
    8th November 2017, 17:35 Go to last post
  11. Cold Bluing a matte surface

    Started by megafiddle, 15th October 2017 00:15
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 164
    4th November 2017, 16:23 Go to last post
  12. Excess extractor tension?

    Started by Lt. Moreau, 16th October 2017 23:00
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 543
    2nd November 2017, 17:45 Go to last post
  13. Hammer Height Off Grip Safety?

    Started by Joshua M. Smith, 26th October 2017 17:59
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 161
    31st October 2017, 21:20 Go to last post
  14. Left Coast TRP Operator and light strikes

    Started by MUSIC MAN, 29th October 2017 02:29
    california legal, light strikes, misfire, trp
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 113
    29th October 2017, 03:57 Go to last post
  15. Firing Pin Spring Power

    Started by megafiddle, 18th October 2017 00:59
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 172
    20th October 2017, 11:15 Go to last post
  16. Defender hanging up

    Started by coalgeo, 25th August 2017 18:33
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 235
    18th October 2017, 14:10 Go to last post
  17. Dumb questions on main spring

    Started by Mike W1, 6th October 2017 20:26
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 312
    17th October 2017, 16:51 Go to last post
  18. Ejection Ramp

    Started by megafiddle, 10th October 2017 00:19
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 220
    16th October 2017, 05:29 Go to last post
  19. Brass pipe mandrels

    Started by megafiddle, 19th September 2017 00:08
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 38
    • Views: 646
    16th October 2017, 00:25 Go to last post

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