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Forum: Colt 06-27-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,737
Posted By blindhogg
Need to make a phone call in the am it looks...

Need to make a phone call in the am it looks like. I would love a PS gun.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-15-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,395
Posted By blindhogg
Nice piece Bob. CW

Nice piece Bob.
CW
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-13-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,388
Posted By blindhogg
A good gunsmith will have a carbide 60 dovetail...

A good gunsmith will have a carbide 60 dovetail cutter.
IF not find someone else.
CW
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-12-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,955
Posted By blindhogg
If you plan to replace them I have just always...

If you plan to replace them I have just always grabbed them carefully with vice grips. Be very careful that you dont mar your frame. Works for me.
CW
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-12-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,104
Posted By blindhogg
Alittle more about the build, all three are for...

Alittle more about the build, all three are for one customer. One is for my customer and the other two for his sons. Two of the pistols are consecutive serial #'d. THey were built off of Caspain...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-12-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,017
Posted By blindhogg
Cerakote can be put on pretty thin I believe. CW

Cerakote can be put on pretty thin I believe.
CW
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-12-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,388
Posted By blindhogg
Its doable but I would not attempt it unless you...

Its doable but I would not attempt it unless you had a 60 sight file from brownells. Last time I did this by hand l accidentally tapered the dovetail on the sight from right to left. Just too much to...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-12-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,104
Posted By blindhogg
Triple build

Just finished a triple build. I had taken a small sabatical from 1911 building for several years but needed to get these out of my safe. THese are just range grade guns, but nice none the less....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-31-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,239
Posted By blindhogg
http://blindhogg.com/pics/tool22.jpg It was...

http://blindhogg.com/pics/tool22.jpg

It was on my website under tools.
Chris
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-27-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,241
Posted By blindhogg
Personally I have used the checkering fixture...

Personally I have used the checkering fixture shown in the photos and do not like it. It flexes too much for me creating a line not parallel with the side of the frame. I created my own jig which is...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,241
Posted By blindhogg
Hell you'll never know if you can do it unless...

Hell you'll never know if you can do it unless you try it.
But if it were me I would get a blank frame casting from Sarco for $25 and practice on that first.
Chris
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-23-2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,402
Posted By blindhogg
Um your barrel bushing is cracked because its too...

Um your barrel bushing is cracked because its too long for this sized pistol, it is crashing into the barrel which was short stroking your pistol. NOT GOOD.
Chris
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-16-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,565
Posted By blindhogg
First off ensure you get the appropriate 60 or 65...

First off ensure you get the appropriate 60 or 65 degree dovetail file from Brownells. I too only file the sight, I file until the sight can tightly go halfway in with my hands before hammering with...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-08-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 809
Posted By blindhogg
Just lower the ejection port and flaring it...

Just lower the ejection port and flaring it should take care of this small problem.
Any good smith can do this quickly.
Chris
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-08-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,350
Posted By blindhogg
Bob Hey hows it going, I got to keep you guys...

Bob
Hey hows it going, I got to keep you guys straight.:biglaugh:
My dang other hobby has been getting all my time (Knifemaking, damascusmaking).
Now I just need to find a way to combine my two...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-07-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,350
Posted By blindhogg
Yeper what Devildave said. Chris

Yeper what Devildave said.
Chris
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-07-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,215
Posted By blindhogg
Truman Put the file down and step away, if you...

Truman
Put the file down and step away, if you are unaware that a new thumb safety must be fitted then I will enlighten you.
New thumb safeties must be fitted, if this is not a new thumb safety...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-07-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,637
Posted By blindhogg
I am no expert but would hazard a guess that...

I am no expert but would hazard a guess that Steel609 has nailed it.
Chris
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-06-2008, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 669
Posted By blindhogg
Its called Scalloping and usually a milling...

Its called Scalloping and usually a milling machine and a Convex radius cutter is used. Although if you wanted to be fancy you could use a CNC and a ball end cutter.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-23-2008, 06:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,885
Posted By blindhogg
Chuck You never cease to amaze us with your...

Chuck
You never cease to amaze us with your talent.
Chris
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-11-2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,258
Posted By blindhogg
cowboy1 You learned the lesson I got about 6-7...

cowboy1
You learned the lesson I got about 6-7 years ago. That is not all welders know how to weld on hardened steel, if done right its not a problem but if done wrong I would not touch it with a...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-10-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,450
Posted By blindhogg
jplhrh No I was just being a sarcastic ass,...

jplhrh
No I was just being a sarcastic ass, guess I was trying to make a statement. I was pretty much trying to say with no particulars how can anyone give a real price, therefore for labor alone I...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-09-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,450
Posted By blindhogg
$2822.55 Ought to cover it. Chris

$2822.55 Ought to cover it.
Chris
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-08-2008, 08:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,536
Posted By blindhogg
Bigjon May we both one day have half of Chucks...

Bigjon
May we both one day have half of Chucks skills.
Chris
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-07-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,107
Posted By blindhogg
No it will be fine, hit it with a needle file to...

No it will be fine, hit it with a needle file to remove it. Dont worry your ejector is plenty strong enough even though it is missing this sliver.
Chris
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