So I picked up a new Ruger SR1911 today. This is my first 1911 and went to disassemble the pistol this evening. I can already tell that those of you who own 1911's have a grin on your face. "I know what he did... snicker" For those of you not familiar with 1911's and interested in picking one up, there is a critical point in the disassembly process that you need to pay very close attention to. When you go to twist the barrel bushing, DO NOT under any circumstances take your fingers or hand off of the spring cap. If you do, bad things will happen... bad things. Thankfully, neither the bushing nor the cap hit my wife, the dog, me, or the television. They did, however, make a nice mark on the ceiling. And they thankfully landed in the same spot on the other side of the room. Lesson learned.