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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 2/25/2006 6:31:47 PM EDT
I'm new to the 1911 arena so here goes. I've got a Springfield 1911 GI that will severely dent in the spent case. Sometimes it does it worst than others, but I've had a couple that didn't dent any. Is there something wrong with the pistol or is it the way that I'm handling the recoil?
Link Posted: 2/25/2006 6:41:04 PM EDT
it's fine. not a problem
but sounds like you may need to have a gun smith stone or file the ejector a bit.
i would only do this if you reload.
Link Posted: 2/25/2006 6:41:39 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/25/2006 6:42:57 PM EDT by MaddMan]
its the cut of the SA GI, company's like YO-BO can lower and flair the ejection port so it will no longer dent the case. But most is not all SA GI will dent the case.

I only feed my GI WOLF or 3rd time reloaded brass that wont be used again.
Link Posted: 2/25/2006 6:49:49 PM EDT
pretty much sucks for me since I've planned on reloading for this pistol.
Link Posted: 2/25/2006 7:46:01 PM EDT
If you are handy with a Dremel tool, get Bill Wilson's book-


It tells you how to lower and flair the ejection port. I have done 4 1911's using this book as a guide.
Link Posted: 2/25/2006 8:01:06 PM EDT
My Springfield 1911 GI does the same thing. I don't reload.

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