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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-10-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By jglenn
Have been using the Bunker bushing for the last...

Have been using the Bunker bushing for the last 3-4 wad cutter builds with very good results. Wear does not seem to be an issue after a year on several pistols.. total bushing contact has zero affect...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-22-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,166
Posted By jglenn
well if you really have .058 upper lug engagement...

well if you really have .058 upper lug engagement that explains why the 186 cutter works...Holy C**% .. the only barrels I've ever seen with that much upper is some of the old 60/70s era match...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-22-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,166
Posted By jglenn
Let me rephrase it for you.. a bullseye 9mm 1911...

Let me rephrase it for you.. a bullseye 9mm 1911 should group around 1" at 50yds and one hole at 25 out if a ransom or Heg rest. I obviously I was talking about a BE pistol.

Still if he only...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-21-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,166
Posted By jglenn
excellent start just make the upper portion...

excellent start just make the upper portion concrete. You can set bolts in It to lock the rest down.
Honestly a 9 mm should group in almost a single hole at 25yds. BE pistols in 9mm will group in 1"...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-20-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,166
Posted By jglenn
A. get a better bench for your ransom.. they...

A. get a better bench for your ransom.. they seriously cannot be too heavy or stout..think concrete with internal steel supports
B. get a better bullet.. no plated bullets shoot really well. a well...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-19-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,166
Posted By jglenn
Using you .103 measurement what is the inside...

Using you .103 measurement what is the inside measurement of the two holes in the link. This is what matters. It should be .001 -
002 Less than the .103 so the lower lugs will fully rest on the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-18-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,166
Posted By jglenn
Or maybe riding a sloppy long link

Or maybe riding a sloppy long link
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-19-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 598
Posted By jglenn
That's why i never use them. Cost more than the...

That's why i never use them. Cost more than the gunsmith fit too.. you can always get .045 upper lug fit end
And whatever you need on the lowers on the gunsmith fit
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-28-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,243
Posted By jglenn
I've replaced all my cutters with Chambers. Much...

I've replaced all my cutters with Chambers. Much better than the stock Brownells if you are going to do lots of barrels. I have a .198 cutter and it works perfectly but not for everyone.. mills are...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-26-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By jglenn
Your reference tool does not need to be maximun...

Your reference tool does not need to be maximun specs as firing pin location is not that critical. As long as you are visibly close to center you will be fine as you fit the upper lugs on your barrels
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-26-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By jglenn
Jon is the man for a 38 special. He has built...

Jon is the man for a 38 special. He has built many of them for other bullseye shooters. He loves them and owns several himself. I built one for myself a couple years back just for fun.. shoot it...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-19-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By jglenn
what Bill said other than i push for more upper...

what Bill said other than i push for more upper lug engagement as a minimum for BE pistols.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-19-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By jglenn
I agree with the 3m stuff. We use what they make...

I agree with the 3m stuff. We use what they make for steps. Easy to find at HD.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-17-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By jglenn
how did you arrive at a #4 link?? best way for...

how did you arrive at a #4 link?? best way for me is to measure the distance from the lockup flat on the barrel lugs to the link pin hole. a decent pair of calipers will work.. typical EGW or...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-07-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By jglenn
A machinist adjustable parallel works very well...

A machinist adjustable parallel works very well for measuring the Breech face to 1st lug..yoi can get very accurate measurements quickly
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-27-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By jglenn
keep the Walker Clean and don't mess with it...

keep the Walker Clean and don't mess with it unless you Really know what you're doing.. the biggest two problems with it.

totally safe if cleaned with lighter fluid and not oiled afterward.. ...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-18-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By jglenn
I'm with KC flat to start with

I'm with KC flat to start with
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-18-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,046
Posted By jglenn
no need to shoot it just cycle it 30 -40 times...

no need to shoot it just cycle it 30 -40 times then pull it apart and check the lugs

if all the pictures are with a #5 link you already have an issue I bet.. barrel bump, but dykem it up and...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-10-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,361
Posted By jglenn
Revolvers are not pistols according to the NFA...

Revolvers are not pistols according to the NFA due to their revolving cylinder/ chambers

Doesn't really address the OPs question.. does polishing a 1911 barrel help.. short answer is I highly...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-09-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By jglenn
KKM are not drop in.. excellent barrels, but all...

KKM are not drop in.. excellent barrels, but all the 1911s I've seen are traditional gunsmith fit..they do have a non ramped .355 barrel
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-09-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,361
Posted By jglenn
In common language yes, but not in all states or...

In common language yes, but not in all states or with the NFA.... moving along :)
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-08-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,361
Posted By jglenn
well I actually excluded revolvers with "pistol"...

well I actually excluded revolvers with "pistol" :D, you're dead on about lapping a finish barrel. good way to ruin one.. when done at the barrel maker they cut the last inch or so off. the chamber...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-08-2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,361
Posted By jglenn
If it actually helped in a pistol, 99.9999 % of...

If it actually helped in a pistol, 99.9999 % of shooters would never know...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-25-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 925
Posted By jglenn
I'm probably with most folks here. ditch the Ti...

I'm probably with most folks here. ditch the Ti FP..
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-25-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 925
Posted By jglenn
Check to see if the hammer is dragging on the...

Check to see if the hammer is dragging on the sear..with an empty pistol hold the hammer and pull and hold the trigger back. slowly ease the hammer down and if you feel any catch or drag the problem...
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