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WilDJ

You did not mention how much experience you have with 1911s, but in addition to the information you have been given about limp wristing, there is another posible reason for your experience. It may be possible that you have over lubricated your pistol, since you mentioned oiling it before shooting and relubing every 50 rounds. This much lubrication is generaly unnecessary.

Most owners manuals recommend a "light" coating of oil. In my experience most people do not have the same definition of what light is, and use too much; turning their slide into a shock absorber. When it comes to a "light" coating of oil I recommend the following.

1. Wet the tip of a Cue-tip with oil.
2. Trace the Cue-tip along the areas that you are going to lubricate.
3. Get another Cue-tip, or a clean patch, and wipe all of the oil off.

The remaining film is enough. If you live in a hot climate, substitute a good gun grease for the oil on the slide and frame.

When it comes to oil, or more is not better. If there is enough that it pools, runs, or drips, you have too much.

I hope this helps.
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WilDJ

I just reread your post, and there are other things that can induce ejection problems. The big three are the extractor (possibly too tight in your case), the ejector, and a very rough chamber. There was someone else in the Kimber board having ejection problems with a Gold Match. I suggest looking there and reading the thread "First and Last Kimber" by "oldcolt". This thread had a lot of information on the causes of ejection problems.

I hope this helps.
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