Cleaning of a 1911 online?....

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by WildcatFan, Aug 24, 2009.

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  1. WildcatFan

    WildcatFan New Member

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    Aug 1, 2009
    St. Louis
    Does anyone out there have a good video on youtube.com of the correct way to disassemble and clean a 1911? I trust you guys, but not some dude with a screwdriver pryin' away at it, so to speak. If you know of one, please provide the address on the web. Also, I've heard of "field stripping." What is this? Say I go bang 150 rounds one day, please inform me of the correct, and effective, way to strip it down and clean it.

    Thanks a bud, folks.
     
  2. Doc1911

    Doc1911 New Member

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    Jun 29, 2009
    USA

  3. WildcatFan

    WildcatFan New Member

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    Aug 1, 2009
    St. Louis
    There ya' go, that's what I needed. Much thanks, sir.
     
  4. woolleyworm

    woolleyworm Well-Known Member

    Feb 23, 2009
    SW Fort Worth
    I would add that when you are ready to disassemble, have a good non marring mat or soft bench surface and a small parts pan or bin. Careful for that recoil spring ;)

    As far as field stripping goes, here's a pretty decent "how-to". Much easier to link than type all night ! :D

    http://www.m1911.org/stripin1.htm
     
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