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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: 32,524
    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: 13,964
    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: 12,620
    26th February 2007, 07:34 Go to last post
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  1. El Paso Recommended GS For 1911 Tuning?

    Started by Texas_Tony, 8th September 2018 08:55
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 49
    19th September 2018, 06:42 Go to last post
  2. VIS Impact and Specs

    Started by megafiddle, 13th September 2018 22:41
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 80
    16th September 2018, 21:35 Go to last post
  3. Usgi mag issues

    Started by iLikeEbay, 14th August 2018 16:51
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 201
    11th September 2018, 12:05 Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 89
    6th September 2018, 11:36 Go to last post
  4. Sear spring adjustment

    Started by Tawadc95, 2nd September 2018 18:43
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 99
    5th September 2018, 17:30 Go to last post
  5. Hammer Contacting Beavertail

    Started by Joshua M. Smith, 1st August 2018 11:22
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 248
    1st September 2018, 13:55 Go to last post
  6. Slide, Barrel and lockup question (Apologies in advance)

    Started by Frgood, 26th August 2018 14:50
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 155
    30th August 2018, 18:57 Go to last post
  7. First build first Test firing

    Started by Frgood, 24th August 2018 07:13
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 90
    26th August 2018, 15:01 Go to last post
  8. Removing Holes From a Pinned Trigger

    Started by megafiddle, 14th August 2018 00:18
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 153
    25th August 2018, 07:58 Go to last post
  9. Malfunction help-with pics!

    Started by Rocket 6R, 30th June 2018 17:31
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 777
    18th August 2018, 23:53 Go to last post
  10. Flanged Reverse Recoil plug is too short?

    Started by Frgood, 30th July 2018 12:52
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 82
    9th August 2018, 19:22 Go to last post
  11. 80% build brass dust problem

    Started by Mark75H, 11th June 2017 14:04
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,220
    8th July 2018, 20:30 Go to last post
  12. Continuing TRP upgrades

    Started by Firecontrol90, 12th June 2018 11:55
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 315
    30th June 2018, 06:47 Go to last post
  13. Beavertail blending techniques (Question)

    Started by Frgood, 28th June 2018 11:11
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 182
    28th June 2018, 19:53 Go to last post
  14. V-16 grip safety problem ?

    Started by texas yankee, 16th June 2018 16:51
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 247
    20th June 2018, 08:08 Go to last post
  15. Minimum slide movement required for reliability

    Started by megafiddle, 9th May 2018 23:46
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 36
    • Views: 730
    16th June 2018, 16:41 Go to last post
  16. Fitting my second slide - Lessons learned?

    Started by Frgood, 16th June 2018 14:34
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 82
    16th June 2018, 14:34 Go to last post

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