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  1. Beginner's Corner
    Hi, After reading through the manual for my new DW PM-C and watching several YouTube videos it seems cleaning and lubrication before initial use is necessary. Is firing pin and extractor removal and cleaning/lube needed at this point? My understanding is it can be challenging for seasoned users...
  2. General 1911 talk
    There goes the firing pin...
  3. 1911 Gunsmithing
    Hey guys have a question regarding fitment of the firing pin stop. I decided on replacing the FPS on my Colt Delta Elite to a EGW Flat Bottom Firing Pin Stop to slow the slide down to reduce recoil and increase the life of the pistol. With the older FPS the gun had the typical Colt rattle, I...
  4. Revolvers
    I put a Wolfe mainspring and trigger return spring in my 629-6 Talo DLX and I'm getting the occasional light strike with my reloads . Can anyone give me a source for another firing pin and spring kit for this set-up ? I know it's been discussed in a prior thread , can't seem to find it .
  5. Beginner's Corner
    Yes, the novice is wanting to pick a few brains. I have 4 1911's, the high end is my TRP, a couple of Springfield RO's and a Ruger SR1911. All of them have clocking issues with the extractor. The oversize firing pin stops correct this, and I just finished the first one on my RO Compact. The plan...
  6. General 1911 talk
    I wanted to adjust the grip safety's spring tension, and took the old WWII mismatch that I lug around. Removed the magazine, cleared the gun, racked the slide a few times checking the usual rattle, dryfired a few rounds on suspicious pieces of furniture and light fixtures, then proceeded to...
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