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Zamble
02-10-2014, 12:52 AM
I want to polish the feed ramp of my 1911. The only type of round I can use is ball in it. I have ran about 250 rounds through it. Sometime when I release the slide lock the round sticks on the feed ramp and pushes the projectile into the casing.

What type of polish should I use with my dremel?

dmcmillenfv
02-10-2014, 4:40 AM
I use the cotton polishing wheel and mothers aluminum polish. I can see my ugly mug I'm the reflection.

sgtgadget
02-10-2014, 6:20 AM
I would start with the Diamond-in-Rubber Emery Polishing Cylinder Tube to remove any horizontal ridges that may affect the smooth transition of the bullet nose from the magazine into the chamber. You do not want to change the angle of the feed ramp or remove much metal. Then I would follow up with the felt bob with polishing compound of your choice, Mothers being one of the best!

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Zamble
02-10-2014, 1:02 PM
Thanks.

wpage
02-11-2014, 10:37 AM
Polish by hand to be safe...

redcliff
02-11-2014, 11:02 AM
Have you checked and set your extractor tension?

xsefan
02-11-2014, 12:26 PM
Would not use stones if its your first time. If the gun has a warranty be careful it will void it.
+1 on mothers or flitz. If that isnt working try some 600 sand paper by hand . DONT change the angle or try to make the ramp smooth with the barrel! If you watch the slide ride forward you will see that even out on its own. A power polishjng wheel is nice but you can do it buy hand faster than you can go buy one.

Zamble
02-11-2014, 8:44 PM
I polished it with my dremel. With 6 rounds in the mag it appears to load properly. But when I add the 7th round to the mags it hangs a fraction of a second, but loads.

2DoorImpala
02-11-2014, 8:49 PM
Have you tried using a different brand of magazine?

Zamble
02-11-2014, 8:49 PM
Also, there is no sharp edges. It appears smooth as I look down into it. It seems like the mag spring has some serious strength.

Mentiroso
02-13-2014, 3:15 AM
I would start with the Diamond-in-Rubber Emery Polishing Cylinder Tube to remove any horizontal ridges that may affect the smooth transition of the bullet nose from the magazine into the chamber. You do not want to change the angle of the feed ramp or remove much metal. Then I would follow up with the felt bob with polishing compound of your choice, Mothers being one of the best!

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Can you provide a link?

sgtgadget
02-13-2014, 11:48 AM
Amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/Diamond---Rubber-Emery-Polishing-Cylinder/dp/B0077Q4EHK/ref=sr_1_2?s=hi&ie=UTF8&qid=1392323427&sr=1-2&keywords=dremel+diamond+polishing