I was just thinking about the stoppages I've had in my semi-auto collection starting in 1998 (when I got into shooting). Luckily, it hasn't been much. All of my stoppages, not attributed to .22LR, happened in 2005-2006 and hasn't happened since (I'm past due). Even my reloads have been 100% out of my guns. In my Springfield Loaded Parkerized 5", two FTFire (all in the same day during my first bowling pin match with Wolf 230gr steel case, all I could afford at the time. Attributed to hard primers, hammer dropped with no boom on them, tap-rack-bang fixed.) Had my Loaded since 2005, and I'd have to say, just two stoppages in 3,000+ rounds is fine by me I've read through a lot of the different types of 1911 stoppages, for example from 10-8 Forums, Hilton Yam's photo collection. Does everyone note them too? In fairness, I had a couple stoppages through my NIB Glock 19 and 37 caused by limp wristing. Seen a Glock 30 and Glock 36 choke too. Advantage Arms .22LR conversion has been the only thing to cause my Glock 21 to choke. Just wondering how reliable everyone elses 1911's have been? What made them choke? How long did it take before it did? What did it take to fix a habitual issue? Did you get rid of a 1911 that wasn't reliable, or couldn't be made reliable? Wanna kill these ads? We can help!