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Talk about custom parts, gunsmithing, maintenance, and troubleshooting for the 1911.Dedicated to the late Brian Bilby, who devoted so much time and knowledge to this forum. Thanks Brian.1911Forum cannot verify and is not responsible for the accuracy of any data posted!
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The 1911 in law enforcement duty. .Dedicated to the late Roger Shambaugh, a devoted lawman, patriot and a fine gentleman. RIP Roger
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Other Firearms & Tools
Are you a knife nut? Then this forum is for you!
Discussion around rimfire firearms and/or rimfire conversions, ammo and the care and feeding thereof!
From M1 Garands to Benelli shotguns, this forum is for the long arms enthusiast.
Discussion of the Stoner designed AR pattern rifles (to include pistols), mods, accessories, etc...this is not the place to discuss other rifles. AR aficionados, this is your place!
Discuss John Browning's other classic here.Dedicated to Stephen A. Camp who shared his knowledge and passion of Hi-Powers with the forum for so many years. Thanks Stephen
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Discuss Kimber products and accessories. Dedicated to the late Mark Pascoo (Kruzr), a passionate Kimber enthusiast and longtime contributor to the forum. RIP Mark.
Discuss Les Baer products and accessories.
Discuss Nighthawk products and accessories.
Discuss Para Ordnance products and accessories.
Discuss Remington (modern not vintage)1911s
Discuss the Armscor line of 1911 firearms and accessories.
Discuss the Ruger 1911
Discuss the Sig Sauer line of 1911 firearms and accessories.
Discuss S&W's new line of 1911's.
Discuss Springfield Armory products and accessories.
Discuss STI/SVI products and accessories.
Discuss the Taurus line of 1911 firearms and accessories.
Discuss US Surplus, Foreign Military Issued and other Vintage 1911's.
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Discuss other popular 1911 manufacturers not listed..In memory of Jim Vollink who shared his vast knowledge, experience and dedication to all things gun related. A retired LEO who fought a long battle with illness, but maintained a love for this Forum and its members. We miss you greatly Jim. Thanks for the mentoring. RIP.
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Gunsmithing & TroubleshootingIn a recent post you all helped me work through a Springfield V12 issue. Obviously I don't have a lot of luck with Springfield's 1911's. This is a TRP 5" 10MM model. Everything is stock on the gun and the magazines are stock as well. Round count is 400 rounds. All S&B and Armscor 180gr...
Gunsmithing & TroubleshootingMy son Nick,22 has been working in the shop while going to college. He makes money to pay for school, doing the grunt work in the shop. This is his first build. He came up with all the details and only needed a little help with a few machine processes. It started as a new production Colt Series...
Gunsmithing & TroubleshootingHi all, I'm currently having two problems with my Coonan Classic that I would like some advice with. The first is some slide stop peening on the bottom rear corner of the notch. I've fired 490 rounds through the gun and had a period where the pistol would fail to lock back on the last round...
COVID-19 DiscussionsAll - Certainly some folks will dispute the research, but A decent-sized study found hydroxychloroquine ineffective for severe COVID-19 cases in the hospital setting. The bigger concern is the worse outcomes for hydroxychloroquine patients - either (1) death or (2) hospitalization beyond 28 days...
General Gun DiscussionI happened into my Cabelas again today to see if there was any ammo or reloading components and found a very interesting colt that I would not have expected to see there and I have only ever seen in museums and private collections and never in person. The gun in question was a 1903 pocket hammer...