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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-05-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By Iron Mike 631
I have the same slide and researched it some...

I have the same slide and researched it some months ago.

The slide is a strange Remington. The appropriate rear sight is Novak part number LMC01FAR and the front is a Remington-only part number...
Forum: Remington 12-15-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,988
Posted By Iron Mike 631
Good morning forum members. I recently...

Good morning forum members.

I recently acquired a slide like the one described below.

Does anyone have an update on front and rear sights used on this slide, possibly stock numbers from...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-02-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,067
Posted By Iron Mike 631
Concur with Alland on short chamber. Check...

Concur with Alland on short chamber.

Check the case length (not overall cartridge length) of your reloads, which shot well, against the case length of the factory ammo, which didn't shoot, to see...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-31-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,385
Posted By Iron Mike 631
A beautifully executed conservative, common-sense...

A beautifully executed conservative, common-sense build.
Forum: Caspian Arms 05-06-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,695
Posted By Iron Mike 631
I find the Caspian checkered front strap to be...

I find the Caspian checkered front strap to be rough to my hand, so sandpapered the points prior to applying a finish to lessen the effect.

I have found the Caspian serrations to be much "nicer"...
Forum: Caspian Arms 03-25-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,594
Posted By Iron Mike 631
The grips are black laminate from CDNN. Nothinf...

The grips are black laminate from CDNN. Nothinf special, but look good with the parkerized finish.
Forum: Revolvers 03-01-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,820
Posted By Iron Mike 631
Earl is correct - no or very few & minor...

Earl is correct - no or very few & minor interchanging parts.

Shims to cure S&W end shake will not work either.

Mike
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-19-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,125
Posted By Iron Mike 631
I ordered two Caspian frames at the same time...

I ordered two Caspian frames at the same time with the Nowlin cut, one was used for the Sig .38 barrel. I also ordered two Sig barrels, so still have one frame and one barrel. This morning I tried...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-16-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,125
Posted By Iron Mike 631
The catches are that the barrels don't fit into...

The catches are that the barrels don't fit into the frame cut without being trimmed at the bottom and that they are made in South Korea.

Despite these catches, the barrels seem to be good quality...
Forum: Caspian Arms 02-04-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,778
Posted By Iron Mike 631
Lee's Gun Parts at 3401 Pioneer Drive, #2,...

Lee's Gun Parts at 3401 Pioneer Drive, #2, Irving, TX. is a stocking dealer. I work there. Our hours are 9-5 on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, although I leave each day at 3.

We have about 20...
Forum: Caspian Arms 02-03-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,681
Posted By Iron Mike 631
Thanks Desmo for the nice concurrence. I...

Thanks Desmo for the nice concurrence.

I usually build carbon steel frame/slide 1911s with no perceptible play between frame/slide, but with no drag (you can probably achieve this on about your...
Forum: Caspian Arms 02-01-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,681
Posted By Iron Mike 631
I have also successfully built several Foster...

I have also successfully built several Foster Stainless/Stainless pistols. They must be built with more care than carbon steel combinations because of the greater propensity to gall. I don't beat...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-24-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,119
Posted By Iron Mike 631
What a terrible, premature loss for all. ...

What a terrible, premature loss for all.

Perhaps some portion of our forum can be dedicated to Jerry.

Mike
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-31-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Iron Mike 631
I believe the original Colt .22 conversion units...

I believe the original Colt .22 conversion units came with #2 slide stops, although some that I have built bottoms for needed #3 stops or an aftermarket .38 Super stop to hold the slide open after...
Forum: Revolvers 10-18-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,927
Posted By Iron Mike 631
Jwise, Beautiful grips on your revolver! ...

Jwise,

Beautiful grips on your revolver!

Where did you buy them?

Thanks, Mike
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-02-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,603
Posted By Iron Mike 631
Best wishes for a full recovery to a man I admire...

Best wishes for a full recovery to a man I admire for his wonderful expertise and his willingness to share.

Modern medicine can work miracles!

Mike
Forum: Caspian Arms 09-03-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,442
Posted By Iron Mike 631
Very clean and functional. Excellent work!

Very clean and functional.

Excellent work!
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-18-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By Iron Mike 631
I frequent Northern Tool to buy non-gunsmith...

I frequent Northern Tool to buy non-gunsmith Nicholson files, which are useful for some gun-working applications, and cost about half as much as the Nicholson gunsmith files from Brownells.

One...
Forum: Caspian Arms 08-06-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,594
Posted By Iron Mike 631
Thanks again to all for your generous replies, as...

Thanks again to all for your generous replies, as they mean much to me.

Mike
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-06-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,471
Posted By Iron Mike 631
I sincerely hope that Droid doesn't leave us...

I sincerely hope that Droid doesn't leave us because of the negative comments made on his post.

I don't care how well he can shoot, but do care how his wife is doing and appreciate that he is with...
Forum: Caspian Arms 06-30-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,491
Posted By Iron Mike 631
Great upgrades! Congrats on a beautiful and...

Great upgrades!

Congrats on a beautiful and functional pistol.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-12-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 671
Posted By Iron Mike 631
I've repaired several RIA pistols with similar...

I've repaired several RIA pistols with similar problems and have had no luck in retensioning the extractors because they quickly lose their tension and the customer returns with the same problem.
...
Forum: Caspian Arms 04-17-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,594
Posted By Iron Mike 631
Thanks for your compliment. The Grandson has...

Thanks for your compliment.

The Grandson has been deployed, so I haven't been able to talk with him about shooting the pistol.

Mike
Forum: Caspian Arms 02-23-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,594
Posted By Iron Mike 631
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Caspian Arms 02-13-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,594
Posted By Iron Mike 631
Thanks, Gary, for your very kind words. Mike

Thanks, Gary, for your very kind words.

Mike
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