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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: The M1911 Inspection Check List

    Started by John, 25th May 2007 09:15
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 14,719
    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: 13,244
    26th February 2007, 08:34 Go to last post
  4.   Normal Threads  

  1. Modified Sear Fixture

    Started by megafiddle, Yesterday 23:45
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 14
    Today, 06:30 Go to last post
  2. Trigger width ( side to side ) to narrow

    Started by k_dawg, 31st October 2020 08:04
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 187
    20th November 2020, 08:28 Go to last post
  3. P10 fail to feed

    Started by 1Sourdough, 2nd August 2020 19:12
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 331
    10th November 2020, 01:08 Go to last post
  4. Questions about new-to-me 2008 Dan Wesson 1911 SS CBOB in 10mm

    Started by MaverickDMD, 8th November 2020 00:00
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 110
    9th November 2020, 13:55 Go to last post
  5. Premature Slide lock

    Started by firecracker6, 11th October 2020 12:44
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 474
    17th October 2020, 04:00 Go to last post
  6. Ball Nose End Mill & Barrel Seat

    Started by Scuffy, 14th October 2020 15:34
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 137
    14th October 2020, 21:05 Go to last post
  7. Question Seeking advice on what to consider with a safety issue

    Started by Frgood, 12th July 2020 20:21
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 636
    7th October 2020, 21:26 Go to last post
  8. 1911 Build

    Started by BrettID, 22nd December 2019 12:00
    25 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 25
    • Replies: 241
    • Views: 7,366
    3rd October 2020, 18:05 Go to last post
  9. New from WNC

    Started by dgonline, 7th September 2020 20:25
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 556
    23rd September 2020, 14:37 Go to last post
  10. Square cut firing pin stop - Downside?

    Started by phydaux, 12th August 2020 19:44
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 448
    8th September 2020, 14:22 Go to last post
  11. Barsto semi-fit barrel - help needed

    Started by jgiefer, 6th August 2020 20:01
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 231
    8th August 2020, 12:00 Go to last post
  12. Files for stainless

    Started by BrettID, 3rd August 2020 11:16
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 326
    5th August 2020, 20:12 Go to last post
  13. Need help to ID these Jigs

    Started by WhodaThunk, 6th January 2020 11:40
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 536
    2nd August 2020, 16:47 Go to last post
  14. Disaster ... narrowly averted

    Started by Hawkmoon, 19th July 2020 23:15
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 660
    24th July 2020, 20:10 Go to last post
  15. Polishing a PSA frame

    Started by kevindtimm, 8th July 2020 10:50
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 367
    10th July 2020, 17:34 Go to last post
  16. Guide Rod Bushing immobile

    Started by kevindtimm, 2nd July 2020 15:12
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 547
    10th July 2020, 14:15 Go to last post
  17. my AO 1911 wont drop the hammer

    Started by 2ToeRacing, 21st June 2020 14:05
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 324
    23rd June 2020, 11:32 Go to last post

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