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Need some help.  Shooting a Colt 1911 traditional with 230 gr bullet and running about 850 fps.  Gun is cleaned and oiled.  Now, shoots great but is slow to cycle closed.  Is it me or what?  I've shot the gun for over a year and it just started doing it.

Thanks in advance.   

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Case gauge some of your ammo, and make sure it's not covered in stray bullet lube or case lube.  Clean a dozen or so with a rag damp with paint thinner and try them through the gun. 

 

If you  haven't changed something in the gun (like the cleaner or lube you are using), it's probably in the ammo.

 

Good luck, GJ

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