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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Norman, Nov 30, 2018.

  1. Norman

    Norman New Member

    Nov 30, 2018
    Hi all

    Just got back in the business of the 1911 after taking a 1911 colt to vietnam in 1965 and later selling it I thought i wanted another one,so in the process of building one and could use a lot of help.


  2. Scaramouche

    Scaramouche Student of the Columbian Exchange Supporting Addict

    Sep 15, 2015
    Welcome to the forum from Nevada, we're glad you're here and appreciate your service, welcome!

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  3. Wheels No More

    Wheels No More Long gone

    May 12, 2015
    Welcome to the forum and giddy up colt......
  4. Norman

    Norman New Member

    Nov 30, 2018
    In the process of building a 1911 and do not have spring pressure on the grip safety, any help would be a great help.

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  5. Wheels No More

    Wheels No More Long gone

    May 12, 2015
    Try the gunsmithing section of this forum your answers may already be there.
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  6. Norman

    Norman New Member

    Nov 30, 2018
    I baught 2 pro mag 8 rd mags and they slide down and do not hold open on the last rd ??
  7. Norman

    Norman New Member

    Nov 30, 2018
    I have a dual safety,how do i take it apart?

  8. Mike Meints

    Mike Meints Well-Known Member

    Mar 2, 2017
    You've come to the right place ! Welcome from Michigan !
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  9. july19

    july19 Womb? Weary? He rests. He has travelled. Supporting Addict

    Sep 16, 2013
    385691D1-62ED-494C-B851-D9CDCB7A0172.jpeg Welcome from WA. You’ll enjoy it here.
  10. WhoIsJohnGalt?

    WhoIsJohnGalt? We Are! Supporting Addict

    Feb 20, 2018
  11. tac45

    tac45 What me worry ? Supporting Addict

    Mar 4, 2012
    Emmmm, put in the spring. :bang:
    Welcome from the Atlantic coast

  12. Norman

    Norman New Member

    Nov 30, 2018
    After a little research I think it is the right tab on the spring,it shoots ok would like the grip to work like it should.

  13. 41 Charlie

    41 Charlie Get off my lawn...

    Feb 4, 2014
    Welcome aboard from east Missouri! Much obliged for your service!!

  14. Journeyman1234

    Journeyman1234 Well-Known Member

    Feb 28, 2017
    Welcome to the forum from Illinois!
  15. pcso13

    pcso13 Happiness is a range in your backyard

    Nov 25, 2018
    Welcome from Coastal South Carolina!

  16. Noel

    Noel Well-Known Member

    Sep 9, 2018
    Welcome from New Hampshire!

  17. budroe

    budroe Well-Known Member

    Apr 22, 2014
    Welcome from Texas!!!
  18. boatdoc

    boatdoc Well-Known Member

    Aug 3, 2015
    welcome to the show. thanks for your service
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  19. john_anch_ak

    john_anch_ak Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Mar 7, 2017
    Welcome from Alaska! This is the rock and roll and break stuff capitol of the US! And thanks for your service! My older brother spent a year in Vietnam and am awful glad he made it back! 20170530_120959(1).jpg
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  20. Capthobo

    Capthobo NRA Endowment member Supporting Addict

    Nov 9, 2016
    Welcome to the addiction from SoFla.
    Search gunsmithing section.
    And YouTube is helpful.
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