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Figured I'd do an initial full inspection and cleaning after going over 500 rounds yesterday. I love that there isn't a single plastic part in this pistol. :)

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She's all clean and ready for business. :)

I especially like how the 1911 frame design keeps the sear, disconnect, hammer protected from powder blast, etc.

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Gumbee, just how can you clean it if you don't take it apart?

You need to do it sooner or later, now may be a good time to learn.

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I'm not mechanically inclined. Scared to take it apart and then, not be able to put it back again. I have a good gunsmith, I'll let him do it.
 

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I'm too afraid to break my TTT down beyond the cleaning stage. Thanks for showing us the quality of our Sigs.
You can do it! Watch a couple of videos on YouTube first. It is very easy to take a part and put back together again.

I know you can do it!:rock:
 

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Thanks for the post!

In retrospect, do you think it needed such a breakdown after 500 rounds or do you think you could have waited for 2000, 50
00 or more? Were you just 10% gummed up? Any parts wear to keep an eye on?

No offense, gumbee.
 

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Dave,

No, it was not gummed up at all. No fouling in the frame area either. I'll definitely wait 1,000 rounds between a lower teardown again.

No abnormal wear to any parts....but there was considerable wear to the Cerakote in the frame from the mags.
 

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Just take your time. Watch closely how things are oriented when you take it apart.

You will be doing this blindfolded before long.
 

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I don't know. I didn't tear that down for obvious reasons.

I've been looking to try an arched housing, and every one I looked at is metal, so I just assumed they all were.
 
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