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Old 01-25-2011, 11:08 PM   #11
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You're right Dave-I got carried away and forgot myself for a moment. What might be 2nd nature for me or you wouldn't be for somebody just beginning.

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You're right Dave-I got carried away and forgot myself for a moment. What might be 2nd nature for me or you wouldn't be for somebody just beginning.
Bear, I've been tinkering with 1911s for years and I wouldn't do it...
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I've assembled about 25 of those 1911's. Things just don't slap together.

If you decide to assemble. There is enough experience here to offer assistance.

But don't say that you weren't warned.

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my two primer worth:

fitting a 1911 parts can actually be dangerous when it comes to sear and disconnector. improperly fitted parts (takes skill and experience) can lead to slam fires or runaway full auto which worst case can land ya in jail. happened to a guy in milwaukee 25 miles from me last year. tried making his own 1911 it went runaway on the range some asshat reported him to the batf even tho he had informed the range he was testing hand fitted guns he still ended up on trial.

not for the weak of heart.

if you wanna roll your own 1911 baby steps first buy a 1911 built then try some simple slide/frame lapping. and work your way up. starting cold feet not a good idea.

usually companies like colt baer etc make their smiths have years of experience on the 1911 before they are comfy turning em loose.

ive taken the army course on them before they went m9. i still take my 1911's to an experienced smith to have some things done. i personally wouldnt attempt it. AR15 no problem just slap em together.

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Speaking to the title of your thread.......

I really don't think you should be sorry for starting a new thread!

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Speaking to the title of your thread.......

I really don't think you should be sorry for starting a new thread!
Its iffy with some of these forums. New guy starting multiple threads is a huge no no, others its fine. Dont ask me.....
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Its iffy with some of these forums. New guy starting multiple threads is a huge no no, others its fine. Dont ask me.....
I understand that. Why don't you go over to the Introductions thread and tell us a little about yourself? You'll find that we're a good bunch of helpful people!

http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f2/
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I understand that. Why don't you go over to the Introductions thread and tell us a little about yourself? You'll find that we're a good bunch of helpful people!

http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f2/
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