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  1. Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting
    Hi all, I'm new to 1911's and this forum. I've had my RIA 1911 for about 3 months now and have only put about 100 rounds through it (pandemic ammo prices). During that first range session, I had 2-3 rounds jump in front of the extractor, preventing RTB. I've also been doing a LOT of dry...
  2. Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting
    i am relatively new to the 1911 platform and just purchased a used Colt commander 70s series. I was having some malfunctions with the cycling where the casing wasn't being extracted from the chamber. This would happen about 10-20% of the rounds i shot. I was using both Colt and Wilson mags they...
  3. Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting
    UPDATE: I think I figured it out and I'm fairly certain this is a problem with the ammo. I duplicated this malfunction with my other two 1911s that have been flawless - a Colt that's been worked over by Wilson Combat, and a Springfield Operator that has been reliable in 2k rounds. Both had...
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