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  1. General 1911 talk
    So I've been carrying my nighthawk Firehawk for a couple months now, and my protocol is to clean my carry gun after every range session. This is getting pretty old with the Firehawk because of the need for the paperclip to be apart of the takedown procedure. Last time I went to clean it, I...
  2. General 1911 talk
    Addicts, @rmac kindly reminded me a few weeks ago of an article I read nearly a decade ago. I'm not sure what got us on this topic, but I am sure that many 1911 aficionados really don't know the TRUE engineering genius that was John Moses Browning. The 1911 was built to be first and foremost...
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    Once you learn you'll be glad you did. I enjoy it and it's good practice. Going to the range tomorrow so just a quick clean and oil.
  4. General 1911 talk
    As recommended I have been watching and reading as much information as I can but specifically it was suggested to me I learn to completely strip my 1911 and learn about the internal parts and how they work. So after a week I was finally confident that I could comfortablely manage to disassemble...
  5. General 1911 talk
    A of my fond memory from my youth is of one of the graduation tests for completing Gunner's Mate A school. (Early 1984) We were handed a 1911, no tools, put in a windowless room and required to detail strip the gun. Instructor checked the process, door was closed and we put her back together. I...
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