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Old 06-12-2012, 09:17 AM
sevenL4 sevenL4 is offline
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10mm Made in Germany??




I'm trying to find any information about a 10mm conversion for a 1911 that was made in Germany. Possible maker's name is Peter, last name unknown. This is a conversion seen at a gun show by a third party. I don't have it. Any clues will be appreciated. Don't you just love a mystery?
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Old 06-12-2012, 09:26 AM
Jim Watson Jim Watson is online now
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The complete gun was the Peters Stahl Omega. It was a multi-caliber gimmick gun capable of shooting various calibers with only a barrel and magazine change.

I have not seen one as a conversion but obviously there was at least one.
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Old 06-12-2012, 09:30 AM
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The Peters Stahl conversions for 1911s. The square profile slide had dual opposing extractors, similar to a shotgun, enabling it to accept barrels of various calibers, including 10mm. Springfield marketed them for a while. They were the main source, but I think a couple other vendors also tried to sell them.

Dang slow fat fingers....
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Old 06-13-2012, 01:22 AM
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I read many reviews on the Springfield Omega back in the '80s....the pistols worked well using the same slide for .38 Super, 10mm, and .45 ACP barrels, and the pistol used a linkless design where the barrel unlocked by camming downwar via a cut in the recoil spring guide...
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Old 06-13-2012, 09:19 PM
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Thanks for the help. You put me on the track of finding the maker. I found a guy in Germany who may be a go-between for parts.
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Old 06-14-2012, 03:48 AM
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For the moment I have a Peters Stahl multicaliber on the workbench with a broken firing pin.

the multicaliber does not use a firingpin stop plate. to get the firing pin out you must remove the rear sight wich is very, very tide without loctide! spent a few hours removing the sight...

wen the sight is removed you can push out a pin wich retains the firingpin, pin and spring can know be removed from the back...

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http://www.psw-wicke.de/

quality?... does not come close to my Les Baer wich is also cheaper, even in Europe and uses "standard" 1911 parts. the one on my workbench is build on an Auto ordnance frame

gr T
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Old 06-14-2012, 04:39 AM
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My Omega looks like this after I had it worked over many years ago. Added Wilson hammer, trigger, sear, extended magazine catch button and slide stop. Trigger pull is crisp and free of creep and overtravel at 3.5 lbs. A good, accurate gun but mine is fussy about what it's fed, a trait I always related to the polygonal rifling.



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