Does that have the internal extractor? Sounds like that needs a little adjusting.
The para slide is very close to the Colt Series 80 with the firing pin plunger. The first time you replace the spring, you will need 4 hands.
If your experience is limited on the 1911, I would suggest that you get with a neighborhood gunsmith. Adjusting the extractor and replacing the firing pin spring require that the slide be taken apart. A couple of bucks to the smith may well be worth it.
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