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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-14-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 653
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, 10:54 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,999
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 08-16-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,775
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 08-15-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
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, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By hattrick
Your OAL can make a big difference too.

Your OAL can make a big difference too.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-11-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,650
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 07-30-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,428
Posted By hattrick
Cfe 223

Cfe 223
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-02-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 947
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 01-01-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,837
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 12-26-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 788
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 10-16-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,114
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, 10:54 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,663
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 09-19-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,458
Posted By hattrick
My Lee Loadmaster works great!

My Lee Loadmaster works great!
Forum: Colt 09-03-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
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, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By hattrick
fixed

fixed
Forum: Taurus 09-01-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,020
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 08-25-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
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...
Forum: Taurus 08-25-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,248
Posted By hattrick
Remove the little levers replace with the spacer....

Remove the little levers replace with the spacer. Remove the dumbell plunger and the spring and now you have a series 70. Some have been able to get a after market extractor to retain the plunger. ...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-24-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,299
Posted By hattrick
I launched the plug twice. Once I was pretty...

I launched the plug twice. Once I was pretty sure it landed in a very large box of shotgun hulls. It was not in the bottom of the box! Turned each hull upside down to make sure it wasn't inside...
Forum: Taurus 07-28-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,048
Posted By hattrick
Wilson 47d

Wilson 47d
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-27-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By hattrick
There are 2 types regular and Posa mounting...

There are 2 types regular and Posa mounting blocks. Champions Choice has both types and can help you figure out what you need. They come in a bunch of heights.
Forum: Colt 05-29-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,741
Posted By hattrick
I think most buyers would think the set screw was...

I think most buyers would think the set screw was locktited at the factory. Since this is not done a mention of it not being locktited would be good to include with the gun so the buyer knows what...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-27-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,284
Posted By hattrick
You can also just use a empty case and tie some...

You can also just use a empty case and tie some fine thread or dental floss around it. Use water bottles or a trigger pull gauge to measure tension.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-21-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By hattrick
Hard mag insertion

I recently got a Colt CCG 1911. Shot it for the first time at a match in Single Stack today. I had problems with getting mags to seat numerous times. I went through my mags and found only one of...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-20-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By hattrick
I've had no problem with the slidestop on my CCG....

I've had no problem with the slidestop on my CCG. I did find a piece of metal rod about 1/4 inch long and 1/16th diameter floating around when I took out the mainspring housing to change to a arched...
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