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  • Posted in thread: Broken mainspring housing on 12-15-2011 at 05:33 PM
    Actually, another off topic question for you. What tool do you use to disassemble the mag
    release?

  • Posted in thread: Broken mainspring housing on 12-15-2011 at 05:33 PM
    jismail- That looks great!! I was going to go with the arched version but I'm now going to
    seriously consider the extended mag version as well. Question though, where does the drop pin
    go? Obviously i...

  • Posted in thread: Broken mainspring housing on 12-15-2011 at 12:49 AM
    During re-assembly of my Kimber Eclipse Pro II I managed to crack the mainspring housing. A
    couple questions...- Am I better off replacing it with a custom piece (Ed Brown, Wilson, etc)
    or with the or...

  • Posted in thread: Troubles disassembling Colt m1911a1 on 12-09-2011 at 10:33 PM
    Trip- Not to my knowledge and unless it was done shortly after the war I would highly doubt
    it...this thing has been in a safe since about 1955. I did read somewhere before though that
    the smaller che...

  • Posted in thread: Troubles disassembling Colt m1911a1 on 12-09-2011 at 08:35 PM
    I just got a personal injury. I'm out of the game. That thing looks mint!! Reminds me of my
    Grandfather's 1911, it's a 1912 manufacture, it's in about the same condition.Wow, a 1912
    mfg?!? Like the sa...

  • Posted in thread: Troubles disassembling Colt m1911a1 on 12-09-2011 at 08:27 PM
    I noticed the plunger spring when I was re-assembling it...it looks like it is compressed into
    the plunger tube. How do I decompress it??? Is it something that would affect performance? I'm
    assuming s...

  • Posted in thread: Troubles disassembling Colt m1911a1 on 12-09-2011 at 05:08 AM
    A couple more...

  • Posted in thread: Troubles disassembling Colt m1911a1 on 12-09-2011 at 05:05 AM
    Alright, the phone's camera sucks but oh well. This is a blast to do...thanks for the help! I
    can't wait to take it to the range...

  • Posted in thread: Troubles disassembling Colt m1911a1 on 12-09-2011 at 02:01 AM
    Niiiiice guys!!! :D Finally got it!! Didn't realize at the time, but the screwdriver I was
    using was just a little too wide so when I would press the mag release in all the way, the
    screwdriver would ...

  • Posted in thread: Troubles disassembling Colt m1911a1 on 12-08-2011 at 11:40 PM
    That's exactly what I'm trying to do. But when I press the mag release I can't get the screw to
    turn AT ALL!! Could it just that it hasn't been touched in years?

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