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#5613680 - 02/22/15 06:36 PM 1911 Experts. Something is slightly making the slide stick.
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Just took down the Springfield Operator for the first time. I scrubbed all the cabon out, dried, reassembled, and oiled. Its probably always done it, but with the slide all the way back, ease it forward about a quarter of an inch and there's a slight hang. It doesn't keep the pistol from working, I just want to prevent a malfunction in case this could cause one when the pistol is dirty again.

Anybody got an idea of something I could polish? Where it would be? Or just live with it?
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#5613702 - 02/22/15 06:46 PM Re: 1911 Experts. Something is slightly making the slide stick. [Re: FiremanJG]
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That little chingaderra right there. Something to do with the trigger. Its had metal to metal on it and is ground clean. Educate me.

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#5613708 - 02/22/15 06:49 PM Re: 1911 Experts. Something is slightly making the slide stick. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Disconector. It has to do that to reset the trigger.
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#5613734 - 02/22/15 07:00 PM Re: 1911 Experts. Something is slightly making the slide stick. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Disconnector, doesn't allow the trigger to be pulled until the slide is forward. One could polish it and the face it rides on, but not incredibly necessary.
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#5613745 - 02/22/15 07:05 PM Re: 1911 Experts. Something is slightly making the slide stick. [Re: TDK]
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Ok. Guess I'm in good shape then. Thanks fellas!
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#5613821 - 02/22/15 07:35 PM Re: 1911 Experts. Something is slightly making the slide stick. [Re: TDK]
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Originally Posted By: TDK
Disconnector, doesn't allow the trigger to be pulled until the slide is forward. One could polish it and the face it rides on, but not incredibly necessary.


Always what ive done to mine. Just enough to make it smooth
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#5613834 - 02/22/15 07:39 PM Re: 1911 Experts. Something is slightly making the slide stick. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Thats what my Colt looks like after about 13 years.


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#5613837 - 02/22/15 07:40 PM Re: 1911 Experts. Something is slightly making the slide stick. [Re: FiremanJG]
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May have some drag on the seat spring leaves connected to the disconnector that need polishing.

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#5613851 - 02/22/15 07:45 PM Re: 1911 Experts. Something is slightly making the slide stick. [Re: FiremanJG]
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I wonder if the recoil spring is giving up too?
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#5613861 - 02/22/15 07:50 PM Re: 1911 Experts. Something is slightly making the slide stick. [Re: Bullfrog]
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After I launched the retainer across the kitchen twice I highly doubt it.
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#5613881 - 02/22/15 07:58 PM Re: 1911 Experts. Something is slightly making the slide stick. [Re: FiremanJG]
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The first time I took mine apart, I think I took out the lamp shade.

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#5613888 - 02/22/15 08:02 PM Re: 1911 Experts. Something is slightly making the slide stick. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Weird... My glock doesn't do that... Lol just kidding. However my both of my RIA 1911's did that. I just figured it was because they weren't the highest quality guns.
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#5613922 - 02/22/15 08:15 PM Re: 1911 Experts. Something is slightly making the slide stick. [Re: Colt W. Knight]
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The first time I took mine apart, I think I took out the lamp shade.


roflmao
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#5613925 - 02/22/15 08:16 PM Re: 1911 Experts. Something is slightly making the slide stick. [Re: FiremanJG]
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Do any of you actually use gun grease on your slides? I have started doing this on a new ss Sr1911.
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#5613931 - 02/22/15 08:18 PM Re: 1911 Experts. Something is slightly making the slide stick. [Re: KRoyal]
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Originally Posted By: KRoyal
Weird... My glock doesn't do that... Lol just kidding. However my both of my RIA 1911's did that. I just figured it was because they weren't the highest quality guns.


I've been waiting on you and your danged Glocks, and their reliability, and how easy they are to take down. Well stow it AR-10 user that had jams on my rifle range while my bolt actions keep working RELIABLY.

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