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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-10-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,728
Posted By hattrick
Choreboy is like magic for removing lead. Cut...

Choreboy is like magic for removing lead. Cut the pad apart and wrap it around a brush. A old wore out one works well. You want a pretty snug fit when you stuff it into the bore. Best done dry...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-02-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,722
Posted By hattrick
No one seems to mention the real lessons from...

No one seems to mention the real lessons from Ferguson.
Don't rob convenience stores.
Don't walk down the middle of the street.
Don't attack the officer who tells you to get out of the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-22-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By hattrick
It is hit and miss with PT 1911 extractors. Some...

It is hit and miss with PT 1911 extractors. Some have found aftermarket extractors that worked and others have had problems. I ordered a Wilson bullet proof for mine and it would not retain the...
Forum: Taurus 11-12-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By hattrick
scotch bright pads or 600 grit sandpaper

scotch bright pads or 600 grit sandpaper
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-02-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,581
Posted By hattrick
I've remove roll marks completely on a stainless...

I've remove roll marks completely on a stainless gun with sandpaper on a flat surface. If you want to knock them down just a bit I don't think you have to much risk of Bubbaing it up. YMMV
Forum: General Gun Discussion 10-23-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,798
Posted By hattrick
Started with a Ruger LCR in 357 front pocket...

Started with a Ruger LCR in 357 front pocket carry which tore the pockets out of all my pants. Went to a P3AT in a shoot through holster and rear pocket carry. Had to get used my wallet in a front...
Forum: Reloading Bench 10-02-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By hattrick
Combine it with a Lee Loadmaster and it makes...

Combine it with a Lee Loadmaster and it makes reloading fast and easy!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-29-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,698
Posted By hattrick
The Ed's Red Formula I use is 1 part mineral...

The Ed's Red Formula I use is 1 part mineral spirits, 1 part automatic transmission fluid and 1 part Lamp oil - basically kerosene but less smelly. Put it in a large ammo can and throw the parts in...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-15-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 899
Posted By hattrick
One of the best things I learned on this site is...

One of the best things I learned on this site is Ed's Red. !/3 automatic transmission fluid, 1/3 mineral spirits, 1/3 kerosene or lamp oil (less smelly). Fill a large ammo can 1/3 full. A screen...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-18-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,345
Posted By hattrick
Me and mine and them and theirs are the nearly...

Me and mine and them and theirs are the nearly same to me. Certainly seek cover, evaluate the situation, get help on the way and then take action if indicated.

If I ran and somebody died and I...
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-17-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,273
Posted By hattrick
I rummaged through my wall wort collection and...

I rummaged through my wall wort collection and went to Radio Shack and got a led that matched up. Works great!
Forum: Taurus 08-16-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By hattrick
The Taurus plunger is not the standard size. I...

The Taurus plunger is not the standard size. I got a Wilson bullet proof extractor and it would not retain the plunger. I ordered a new plunger and it was to big to fit in the hole. I did the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-14-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By hattrick
Your OAL can make a big difference too.

Your OAL can make a big difference too.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-12-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,950
Posted By hattrick
I did mine with sandpaper on a flat surface. It...

I did mine with sandpaper on a flat surface. It took a lot of sandpaper but it looks great!
Forum: Reloading Bench 07-31-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,637
Posted By hattrick
Cfe 223

Cfe 223
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-03-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,016
Posted By hattrick
You can try using JB Weld. Degrease the head of...

You can try using JB Weld. Degrease the head of the screw and a allen wrench and use a dab of JB weld in the socket to glue the wrench in. Let cure completely and turn the screw out. At least it...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-02-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,984
Posted By hattrick
Cut the chore boy scrubber apart and wrap a strip...

Cut the chore boy scrubber apart and wrap a strip around a old bore brush.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-27-2013, 12:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By hattrick
Search the old threads. There is a lot of...

Search the old threads. There is a lot of dicussion. The usual problem is that other extractors will not retain the dumbell plunger of the 80 series safety. It will just fall out the bottom if you...
Forum: Taurus 10-17-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,192
Posted By hattrick
Do yourself a favor and buy a good set of grip...

Do yourself a favor and buy a good set of grip screws. They are only a few dollars and will last forever. The Taurus ones have very shallow heads anw will do the same thing again. I take my grips...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-27-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,365
Posted By hattrick
What about all the people who have been shot and...

What about all the people who have been shot and killed or wounded. Did God choose not to get involved then?
I love it when they interview the (insert disaster of any type) survivors and they say...
Forum: Taurus 09-20-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,740
Posted By hattrick
My Lee Loadmaster works great!

My Lee Loadmaster works great!
Forum: Colt 09-03-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By hattrick
Mine is the Talo version and has a fiber optic...

Mine is the Talo version and has a fiber optic front sight.
Forum: Colt 09-02-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By hattrick
fixed

fixed
Forum: Taurus 09-02-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,296
Posted By hattrick
I did the same to my duo tone Taurus. I did it...

I did the same to my duo tone Taurus. I did it with sandpaper a flat surface and elbow grease! Since it is stainless no refinishing required! My best tip is that the sandpaper doesn't last long...
Forum: Taurus 08-26-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By hattrick
Can also be trigger bounce. To test for trigger...

Can also be trigger bounce. To test for trigger bounce press on the side of the trigger while dropping the slide without a mag. If it does not follow with pressure on the side of the trigger you...
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