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Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s Yesterday, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 410
Posted By 1saxman
No doubt it is an anomaly.

No doubt it is an anomaly.
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 06-04-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 410
Posted By 1saxman
Doesn't matter much but its 681. The 8 is...

Doesn't matter much but its 681. The 8 is partially obliterated but you can see it has a round top. The previous 3 has a flat top which would have been repeated if the 8 were a 3, which it isn't....
Forum: Tactics & Personal Defense 06-01-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 6,810
Posted By 1saxman
I spent some time today loading rifle and pistol...

I spent some time today loading rifle and pistol magazines. This is the first time in 30 years of gun ownership that I have felt the need to have extra magazines ready.
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-31-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 955
Posted By 1saxman
Sometimes differences between slide and frame in...

Sometimes differences between slide and frame in color and surface prep are mentioned as indicators of a mismatch. This may not be a true indication of anything except that slides and frames were...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-30-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By 1saxman
Of course I had to go take a look - now I think I...

Of course I had to go take a look - now I think I have to buy some grips for my PA63. Thanks for finding the site. :( LOL
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-30-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By 1saxman
Yes, that's the guy! Could not remember that...

Yes, that's the guy! Could not remember that name. No shipping problem as I remember.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-30-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By 1saxman
The elusive 'Surface C'. LOL That was good...

The elusive 'Surface C'. LOL
That was good forensics work. That and knowing how to use a file and stone is the basis for this kind of work.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-29-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 463
Posted By 1saxman
Is that the PA63? Anyway, I was in contact years...

Is that the PA63? Anyway, I was in contact years ago with a grip maker in Hungary who probably has those grips but darned if I can find his contact info. I bought some grips from him for my FEG...
Forum: ARs ONLY 05-29-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By 1saxman
'M4a1 SOCOMs (with heavy M4 barrel and welded on...

'M4a1 SOCOMs (with heavy M4 barrel and welded on flash hider and KAC rails)'

That would give you the benefits of the HBAR with less weight and would be true to the mil appearance.
I took a 6721...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-29-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,826
Posted By 1saxman
Unfortunately this kind of shooting is pretty...

Unfortunately this kind of shooting is pretty much the norm with the more ignorant owners. 999 times out of 1000, they basically can't hit the broad side of a barn. Over on ARFCOM they all talk about...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-29-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By 1saxman
It has to be surface 'A' since holding the safety...

It has to be surface 'A' since holding the safety down hard brings that surface closer to the trigger bow. As the safety is pressed with more force, surface 'B' rotates higher, so you would see the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-28-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 964
Posted By 1saxman
Scary accurate. I had a cheap, force-matched...

Scary accurate. I had a cheap, force-matched '1920' 9mm at one time with a frosted and peppery barrel, and it was pin-point accurate.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-28-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,362
Posted By 1saxman
+1

+1
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-26-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 878
Posted By 1saxman
Pistol was Parkerized at RIA. Was originally...

Pistol was Parkerized at RIA. Was originally blued.
Forum: ARs ONLY 05-26-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By 1saxman
'Keltec PLR16 was one of our best sellers. Now I...

'Keltec PLR16 was one of our best sellers. Now I wonder if anyone still cares about them.'

I've always wanted one and there's still nothing like it. The ultimate truck gun.
Forum: ARs ONLY 05-25-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By 1saxman
In the spirit of 'enjoying the variety' and also...

In the spirit of 'enjoying the variety' and also because of the Memorial Day $150 off, I pushed the button on a BRN-180 upper yesterday. My son has already called dibs on my existing upper, a CMMG...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-24-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By 1saxman
Its incredible to see a 1918 M1911 in that...

Its incredible to see a 1918 M1911 in that condition - the bluing of the time is awesome. This is indeed going to be one of the most prized auction lots of all time in the gun world.
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-24-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 542
Posted By 1saxman
You don't need a different 'hard-slide' on a...

You don't need a different 'hard-slide' on a modern 1911 - they all come with fully-hardened slides. If you want it to look like a G.I., get the Parkerized version and put some WWII brown plastic...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-23-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,241
Posted By 1saxman
Being a lubricant thread, and so with 'no holds...

Being a lubricant thread, and so with 'no holds barred', I have to tell you in all seriousness that the best light oil I ever encountered was Slick 50 'One Lube' aerosol spray. I discovered this by...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-23-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 593
Posted By 1saxman
That's the cheapest thing to do and at least it...

That's the cheapest thing to do and at least it would look like a rebuild, particularly with a set of WWII brown plastic grips.
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-23-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 593
Posted By 1saxman
I couldn't see the second numeral either but...

I couldn't see the second numeral either but there was a space for it. The OP had stated '44,800' but I could see that it was a six-digit starting with 4 and ending with 8117. This makes it 4X8117...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 05-22-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 593
Posted By 1saxman
I believe the frame is late 1918, 448117 and the...

I believe the frame is late 1918, 448117 and the slide is earlier going by the ball cut.
Whatever, there's no percentage in doing anything to it.
Forum: Colt 05-22-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By 1saxman
That's different. You'd still need a set-up but...

That's different. You'd still need a set-up but you'd be dealing with much lower tonnage on the press. I think the main thing for these is for guys who want semi-auto military clones or those who...
Forum: Taurus 05-22-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,885
Posted By 1saxman
That's interesting about the Taurus lifetime...

That's interesting about the Taurus lifetime repair policy. I haven't come close to needing it but its good to know, I forgot to mention earlier that another thing I like about my old G1 24/7 is the...
Forum: Colt 05-22-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By 1saxman
The thing is, just the die doesn't do it - you...

The thing is, just the die doesn't do it - you would need the heavy-duty press that forces the marking into the hardened steel slide - as well as the insert to support the slide. Probably all those...
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