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tcdford 01-02-2013 09:50 PM

Cases dent after ejected
 
My springfield 1911 45 auto dents the mouth of the case during ejection. Not every one but most of them

Chainfire 01-02-2013 09:52 PM

The cases are hitting the frame on the way out. That is one reason people lower and flare ejection ports.

danf_fl 01-02-2013 09:56 PM

Welcome to the forum. We have an "introductions" area where you can say "Hi".

Approx how many rounds do you have through the gun?
Has this done it since it was new?
Are you running reloads? Or factory?

The first thing (if you have approx 5,000 rounds through it) would be to replace recoil spring.
Then, the tension of the extractor could be a little off.
If using reloads, are they on the hot side?

Can you post a pic of a casing showing the mouth and head stamp?

tcdford 01-02-2013 10:10 PM

I already replaced recoil spring and I shoot both reloads and factory thru it and same result for both I will post pic of case when I get a chance in the next day or 2 thanks for the help

canebrake 01-03-2013 01:58 AM

My money is on your extractor needing a tune-up. http://i1060.photobucket.com/albums/...s/1_cowboy.gif

tcdford 01-04-2013 08:11 PM

3 Attachment(s)
Here is the pics of the case mouth

danf_fl 01-04-2013 08:23 PM

Take a look at your extractor.
(Did you at any time drop a round in the barrel and allow the slide to go forward? That forces the extractor over the casing rim and then extractor loses tune.)


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