Gotta love the internet..... 1911 dissasembly!

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by AngelDeville, Dec 7, 2007.

  1. AngelDeville

    AngelDeville New Member

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    So I'm waiting for a new trigger, mainspring housing and various other odds and ends for my new carry OM, and the parts won't even be here before monday, and I'm impatient.

    I have had 1911's for the past 15 years, but have never dissasembled one past a field strip, and I plan on installing the parts myself, so a quick google search and a few minutes later I have a lap full of parts!:D ,and a few minutes after that I have the gun re-assembled and it still actually functions!

    I was a little scared to delve into unkown territory, but the simplicity of the JMB design and the wonders of the internet have all aligned, and I now have an even deeper appreciation for J Mo's most wonderous creation.

    I did have a scare when the sear, disconnector and this other little doo-dad fell out into a jumbled pile, but it was pretty easy to figure out.

    Now I have a dremel, and a pair of pliers, and some red locktite. So I will soon be accepting orders for 1911 custom work. PM me here for prices!:p
  2. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member

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    Give the Dremal tool away before Monday. They have ruined more 1911's than any other tool.
  3. Little Rooster

    Little Rooster New Member

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    LOL not only 1911's
  4. bmac1911

    bmac1911 New Member

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    Dremel? LOL - a guy I work with calls it a "Do More" Grinder... but yes, VERY bad if y'ain't careful
  5. Tyguy

    Tyguy New Member

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    "Step away from the Dremel!" Just be very careful. I highly recomend the cloth cones and an extremely light compound (ie red jeweler's polish) for surface work but follow the "less is more" rule.
  6. Bill DeShivs

    Bill DeShivs Well-Known Member

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    Actually, your friend is referring to a die grinder made by DuMore company.
    Bill
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