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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
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    • Replies: 45
    • Views: 32,361
    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: 13,929
    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: 12,594
    26th February 2007, 07:34 Go to last post
  5.   Normal Threads  

  1. Malfunction help-with pics!

    Started by Rocket 6R, 30th June 2018 17:31
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 562
    9th July 2018, 02:25 Go to last post
  2. 80% build brass dust problem

    Started by Mark75H, 11th June 2017 14:04
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,086
    8th July 2018, 20:30 Go to last post
  3. Continuing TRP upgrades

    Started by Firecontrol90, 12th June 2018 11:55
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 223
    30th June 2018, 06:47 Go to last post
  4. Beavertail blending techniques (Question)

    Started by Frgood, 28th June 2018 11:11
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 135
    28th June 2018, 19:53 Go to last post
  5. V-16 grip safety problem ?

    Started by texas yankee, 16th June 2018 16:51
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 175
    20th June 2018, 08:08 Go to last post
  6. Minimum slide movement required for reliability

    Started by megafiddle, 9th May 2018 23:46
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 36
    • Views: 586
    16th June 2018, 16:41 Go to last post
  7. Fitting my second slide - Lessons learned?

    Started by Frgood, 16th June 2018 14:34
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 48
    16th June 2018, 14:34 Go to last post
  8. Followers Not Locking Slide Open After Last Rounds Are Fired

    Started by mr alexander, 29th May 2018 21:24
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 260
    9th June 2018, 10:02 Go to last post
  9. Unexpected Feeding Failures

    Started by mr alexander, 30th May 2018 21:16
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 279
    6th June 2018, 19:46 Go to last post
  10. My first build is well under way.

    Started by Frgood, 26th May 2018 06:25
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 230
    4th June 2018, 17:25 Go to last post
  11. Slide stop for a Colt in .40 S&W question

    Started by Accept, 28th May 2018 11:27
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 112
    31st May 2018, 19:44 Go to last post
  12. Sig Sauer 1911 Ambi Safety!

    Started by seagiant, 24th May 2018 10:35
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 116
    27th May 2018, 11:38 Go to last post
  13. Colt Frame swapability questions

    Started by Junkyard Slug, 21st May 2018 14:44
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 254
    25th May 2018, 11:55 Go to last post
  14. Hand Checkering in Custom Shop???

    Started by seagiant, 23rd May 2018 19:37
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 110
    23rd May 2018, 19:37 Go to last post
  15. Ignore - Issiue resolved

    Started by Frgood, 19th May 2018 07:01
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 95
    19th May 2018, 10:11 Go to last post
  16. Question New steel frames - thumbprint rust spots

    Started by Frgood, 28th April 2018 18:25
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 441
    14th May 2018, 22:19 Go to last post
  17. Officer's length barrels - some questions

    Started by megafiddle, 9th May 2018 03:28
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 137
    9th May 2018, 22:55 Go to last post
  18. Fitting my first firing pin stop/extractor combo - seeking advice

    Started by Demetrious, 22nd April 2018 12:49
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 603
    30th April 2018, 19:23 Go to last post

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