Jack Spade Posted January 29 Share Posted January 29 My wild bunch gun is an Auto Ordnance 1911A1. I have sent the slide to Bogus Deal and had better sights put on it. Have polished internals, changed springs, honed mainspring housing, etc. This gun runs 230 grain bullets just fine. However, I have a bunch, over 3k of 200 grain round nose bullets that I would like to shoot. I have loaded some of them and the 200's feel like they have lighter recoil than the 230's. My loads are 4.2 gr WST in the 200's and 3.9 in the 230's. Both of these loads average 160 power factor. My problem is the 200 grain bullets will not smoothly feed the first round out of the magazine. I have tried lots of different magazines, colt, springfield, mec gar and chip mccormick. Have tried both 7 and 8 round magazines, the 8 rounds are a little better but still won't smoothly feed the first round. After the first round, they feed smoothly from the magazine. So I got to really looking at the gun and I noticed the frame feed ramp doesn't look right. My buddy has the exact same gun and his feed ramp looks like the one pictured in the second photo. The first photo is of the frame feed ramp in my auto ordnance. The second photo is of the frame feed ramp in my para ordnance 1911 which will feed any of the rounds I load. The third photo is of them side by side. I know the angle of this feed ramp is pretty critical. Is there a way to straighten this up at home or is this best addressed by a gunsmith? Do you all think this will fix my problem? Thanks. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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