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This is the proper forum to use for troubleshooting, gunsmithing and refinishing questions.
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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: The M1911 Inspection Check List

    Started by John, 25th May 2007 09:15
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 15,397
    25th May 2007, 09:15 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: STI's "How the 1911 works" animation

    Started by John, 26th February 2007 08:34
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 14,003
    26th February 2007, 08:34 Go to last post
  4.   Normal Threads  

  1. Military Issued Headspace Gauges .45 ACP for M1911

    Started by rainer308, 21st November 2022 16:51
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 97
    23rd November 2022, 03:24 Go to last post
  2. Opinions on Colt M1911A1 Slide Locking Lugs

    Started by Dnewsom89, 29th October 2022 22:27
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 260
    10th November 2022, 03:11 Go to last post
  3. Feedback through grip safety

    Started by scattershot, 22nd October 2022 21:48
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 90
    23rd October 2022, 20:25 Go to last post
  4. Intermittent "bounce" after return to battery

    Started by Murray, 2nd February 2022 18:39
    2 Pages
    1 2
    bounce, recoil
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 519
    22nd October 2022, 05:35 Go to last post
  5. Crusty Colt .22 Conversion Kit Issue

    Started by pwcosol, 16th September 2022 12:57
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 211
    18th September 2022, 04:35 Go to last post
  6. Looking for a gunsmith

    Started by scattershot, 11th July 2022 22:18
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 1,008
    10th September 2022, 12:34 Go to last post
  7. Trigger doesn't reset

    Started by johngalt, 31st July 2022 21:23
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 297
    10th August 2022, 21:07 Go to last post
  8. Question Name that malfunction - had to field strip to fix

    Started by Murray, 25th April 2022 16:54
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 609
    11th May 2022, 03:14 Go to last post
  9. 1911 Build Part 2

    Started by BrettID, 23rd November 2021 20:40
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 2,343
    10th May 2022, 07:22 Go to last post
  10. Front sight replacement Springfield Armory 1911-A1

    Started by BrettID, 19th March 2022 10:42
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 652
    3rd April 2022, 19:53 Go to last post
  11. Grip Safety failure, interchangeable

    Started by MikeSUI, 4th January 2022 15:21
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 703
    6th January 2022, 10:06 Go to last post
  12. Feeding Failures: Shooters Or Magazines At Fault?

    Started by mr alexander, 20th December 2021 14:32
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 638
    22nd December 2021, 15:47 Go to last post
  13. Cracked Extractor?

    Started by Story, 29th November 2021 18:06
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 480
    30th November 2021, 15:27 Go to last post
  14. Kart barrel installation

    Started by leam, 24th September 2021 17:46
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 809
    8th October 2021, 09:31 Go to last post
  15. Problem W/Para Ordnance P12

    Started by alamogunr, 15th September 2021 14:34
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 981
    18th September 2021, 21:30 Go to last post
  16. Revisiting my TRP

    Started by Firecontrol90, 16th September 2021 09:18
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 297
    16th September 2021, 09:18 Go to last post
  17. 3-point bind 101 question

    Started by Frgood, 23rd August 2021 23:07
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 607
    31st August 2021, 19:43 Go to last post
  18. Cartridge Sticking

    Started by Joe, 20th August 2021 18:57
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 6,196
    22nd August 2021, 21:44 Go to last post
  19. 1911 gunsmith in the Phoenix, Az area

    Started by Gary G, 10th August 2021 00:42
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 422
    10th August 2021, 23:48 Go to last post

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