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Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by THE PUNISHER, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. THE PUNISHER

    THE PUNISHER

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    I traded for a Charles Daly 1911 and its a nice pistol, so heres my problem...I cant get it to feed rounds when I load it. The round hits the barrel at 6 o`clock and stays there, hitting the round across the middle(tring to feed it hollow points). Now I`m no expert but can I polish the feed ramp to fix this? This my first 1911 and I like it but if "this dog wont hunt" I`ll bury it in the back yard and leave my kid a map to go dig it up in 30 years...
     
  2. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr CLM

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    What mag are you using?
     

  3. willowofwisp

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    i would check the mags, is this with factory ammo? possibly its got to long of a OAL or the crimp?
     
  4. Rinspeed

    Rinspeed JAFO

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    Please don't mess with the feed ramp.
     
  5. bac1023

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    :agree:

    Sounds more like a mag issue.
     
  6. Black Cloud

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    Has your CD been modified? If it is not new, the previous owner may have butchered the feed ramp area.
    Need pics of that area.
     
  7. THE PUNISHER

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    1 mag used is factory and one colt mag. I`ll see if I can get some pics up tomorrow. The ammo is wally world 230 grain JHP made by win. ...
     
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    Does the FTF happen at the same frequency with both mags? Does it feed ball ammo alright. Any idea how many rounds since the recoil spring was changed last.
     
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    Definitely mag issues. Needs a higher feed angle. Springs weak / bad ?
     
  10. THE PUNISHER

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    Well good news it was the mags...and some cleaning.
    Thanks for the help!