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Did my first detail strip and assembly last night!

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by glock2740, Feb 20, 2010.

  1. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

    Jun 19, 2008
    NW Ark.
    I've always been intimidated to detail strip any of my 1911's. But last night I grabbed one of my Rock Island's and went to town. It wasn't nearly as bad as I thought. The sear/disconnector reinstall can be a little tricky, but that was the hardest part and even that wasn't too bad. Now I guess I'll do it over and over again until it becomes second nature. :supergrin: I didn't want to do it to any of my Kimbers until I got it down pretty good. I've always contemplated on getting the RIA I was working on hardchromed at some point, so if I scratch it, I won't be too mad. But, no scratches, at least on the first try. Now to take her to the range and make sure I did it right :supergrin: