GUN Detail stripping my TRP

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  1. Accord

    Accord New Member

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    How the hell do I detail strip my TRP??? I tried earlier today and almost broke the damn thing by following the "disassembly guide" on m1911.org.

    Anyone have any other guides or anything?
     
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    how can you break it? its a damn 1911!!
     
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    Well the hammer wouldn't cock back when the guide said to cock it back, so I forced it back pretty hard and heard some sort of SNAP but apparently it was nothing, lol.
     
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    Is there a 1911 DVD or anything you recommend I buy to better learn the gun and how to take it apart and whatnot?
     
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    This is what i'm trying to accomplish here, after I shot it at the range the other day I took it home and field stripped it and cleaned it with CLP, however CLP got into the trigger area and the sides of the trigger and now the trigger is very gritty from loose dirt/CLP in there that I can't clean out that area unless I detail strip the gun and remove the trigger to clean it.

    Is there a way to clean the trigger without taking the gun apart?

    Everyone I talk to is like "oh the 1911 is the easiest gun to completely disassemble blah blah blah" so I thought there wouldn't be any problems with attempting a detail strip, but i'm obviously not knowledgeable enough yet to do it.
     
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    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    Just put it to your head and pull the trigger.

    You obviously don't deserve one
     
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    01_Cruiser An American Classic OT Supporter

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    1911's take a little getting used to when it comes to field stripping them :o
     
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    :ugh:
     
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    01_Cruiser An American Classic OT Supporter

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    The 1911 is the most complicated POS when it comes to field stripping. With all my other guns, you just have to flick a switch and BAM! the gun is apart. With the 1911 you have to twist something first. That makes it 2x as hard :o
     
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    Thanks for the suggestions! I knew there had to be a better way than completely detail stripping the gun and physically removing the trigger to clean the unreachable areas.

    I'll go pick up some Gun Scrubber tomorrow.

    Thanks again.
     
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    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    push in spring cap with thumb, turn bushing clockwise, release spring, pull slide back a little, push slide stop through, slide comes off


    Rocket science right there :run:
     
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    I've got field stripping down pretty well now, I can do it fairly quickly without any problems.
     
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    i almost put my eye out the first time i took down my kimber :o
     
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    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    Yeah, that's why I never use a bushing wrench
     

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