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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: 15,198
    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: 13,777
    26th February 2007, 08:34 Go to last post
  4.   Normal Threads  

  1. 1911 Build Part 2

    Started by BrettID, 23rd November 2021 20:40
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 52
    25th November 2021, 13:18 Go to last post
  2. Kart barrel installation

    Started by leam, 24th September 2021 17:46
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 299
    8th October 2021, 09:31 Go to last post
  3. Problem W/Para Ordnance P12

    Started by alamogunr, 15th September 2021 14:34
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 415
    18th September 2021, 21:30 Go to last post
  4. Revisiting my TRP

    Started by Firecontrol90, 16th September 2021 09:18
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 133
    16th September 2021, 09:18 Go to last post
  5. 3-point bind 101 question

    Started by Frgood, 23rd August 2021 23:07
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 289
    31st August 2021, 19:43 Go to last post
  6. Cartridge Sticking

    Started by Joe, 20th August 2021 18:57
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,172
    22nd August 2021, 21:44 Go to last post
  7. 1911 gunsmith in the Phoenix, Az area

    Started by Gary G, 10th August 2021 00:42
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 217
    10th August 2021, 23:48 Go to last post
  8. My 1911 fires by ONLY pressing grip safety

    Started by 1911nub, 9th July 2021 03:54
    fires using grip safety
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 494
    17th July 2021, 18:13 Go to last post
  9. M1911-AI FS slide lock

    Started by Murray, 26th May 2021 17:49
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 729
    3rd July 2021, 16:16 Go to last post
  10. Premature Slide lock

    Started by firecracker6, 11th October 2020 12:44
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 1,984
    20th May 2021, 06:48 Go to last post
  11. Gunsmith recommendation for slide cuts

    Started by ammodave, 13th May 2021 15:49
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 297
    17th May 2021, 14:06 Go to last post
  12. Those 'Pesky' Front Sights (staked)

    Started by 1944P, 11th May 2021 07:24
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 405
    12th May 2021, 08:49 Go to last post
  13. Time to ‘cull’ the herd ,,,,,,

    Started by 1944P, 12th May 2021 07:58
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 381
    12th May 2021, 07:58 Go to last post
  14. Nothing like a good 'Stake' ,,,,

    Started by 1944P, 7th May 2021 20:00
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 450
    10th May 2021, 12:51 Go to last post
  15. Slide Released with Triggered Pulled in Sequence ,,,,,,,

    Started by 1944P, 4th May 2021 11:06
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 652
    7th May 2021, 06:00 Go to last post
  16. Brass hitting head

    Started by T-TAC, 17th April 2021 16:29
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 614
    4th May 2021, 04:56 Go to last post
  17. Parkerizing Services

    Started by Hurryin' Hoosier, 22nd April 2021 17:09
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 197
    22nd April 2021, 17:09 Go to last post
  18. Norinco 1911A1

    Started by wyn6666, 23rd March 2021 14:44
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 1,069
    29th March 2021, 22:45 Go to last post
  19. Rear sight identification?

    Started by Story, 27th February 2021 18:46
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 465
    5th March 2021, 08:57 Go to last post
  20. Slide modification

    Started by JD11, 8th February 2021 14:06
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 456
    9th February 2021, 12:17 Go to last post

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