Gun Nut offered an excellent add on to this thread which I've added under the title of; "How to: Clear a Failure to Fire (FTF), Failure to Eject (FTE), 'Stovepipe' and general 'Tap, Rack & Bang' advice"
Thanks for the kudos guys.
As ou find stuff along this line feel free to bump it and I'll add the link 7 description to the top level post for others.
I figure all of us started at square one at some time in th epast and info like this is tough to come by aside from gun shop ninjas and such. :|