1911 field strip
They can now be had with a polymer coating. Find all posts by zx9rt1. How the experienced guys field strip and reassemble. I bought this before I even took my apart the first time. Results 1 to 10 of Was able to find a good diagram at e-gunparts.
M1911 Field Strip Pistol
Thanks redcliff for posting the vid. Push the receiver back til the side safety catch is lined up with the notch on the receiver. You do not want it wet with oil, just slick. Unfortunately for me my first ever gun was a bull barreled , so I had a steep learning curve. In those pistols that do not feature the firing pin automatic safety, the disassembly of the firing pin is much easier, just remove the rear plate with a punch and pull out the firing pin and its spring. All other loadings, using truncated cone profile, expansive or hollow point bullets, may require an accurate polishing of the feed ramp, and all sharp edges removed and round beveled where needed.
Field Stripping for Dummies VIDEO - Ruger Forum
To avoid malfunctions, our last advice is to keep the handgun always clean and well lubricated, without exceeding with the oil. It should slide in nice and easy. Insert into the barrel and push it through with a second q-tip to clean it. They hated you yesterday, they hate you today, and they will hate you tomorrow. We can now remove the main spring housing; note the small pin that holds the mainspring and its cap and retainer in the housing. Tip the barrel link forward to clear the recoil spring tunnel. Shooting can affect your hearing capacity and damage is cumulative over time.
Make sure you control the plug since it is under spring pressure. The trigger can be removed by pulling it out from the rear of the frame. Here you can see left to right the firing pin spring, the firing pin plunger spring, and the firing pin. It's soft enough not to scratch the gun but little amounts of blue plastic residue are left on the barrel and bushing.. Now, how do I reassemble it?