Thread: Ruger 1911 help
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Old 09-30-2012, 18:36   #10
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Originally Posted by HAMMERHEAD View Post
New stainless firearms need a proper break in, grease the rails often. You can switch to oil later.
Stainless on stainless is galling waiting to happen.
I guess I should have used some grease!!!


I just googled "galling on sr1911" and it seems like I'm not the only one with this problem. That's a pisser that it had to happen to me. Oh well, it's still fun to shoot!!!

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