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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-06-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 370
Posted By passx
To me it looks like some kind of manufacturing...

To me it looks like some kind of manufacturing mark, but to verify it is I would clean it well and either blue or black marker the spot and dry cycle things a lot and then take a look to see if...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-06-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,328
Posted By passx
That’s just too funny ! I guess you’re one of...

That’s just too funny ! I guess you’re one of “those” people :)

As far as China starting this mess, in my opinion if there’s any real solid evidence that this was indeed a released bio-weapon then...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-04-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By passx
I’ve read that thread several times, I’ve learned...

I’ve read that thread several times, I’ve learned a lot, a big thankyou to joe chambers for sharing his knowledge. Great thread !
Forum: Ammo Can 04-03-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,505
Posted By passx
Personally I think any of the ďdefenseĒ ammo is a...

Personally I think any of the ďdefenseĒ ammo is a total waste, be it +p, +p+ or whatever, most of generates enough recoil that it limits accuracy.

The mantra I subscribe to is shot placement,...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-03-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By passx
I have 3 different laser bore sights, the one’s...

I have 3 different laser bore sights, the one’s that go into the muzzle end and 1 that is a cartridge type (frail junk at best) ,,, one of the muzzle end lasers uses sized bushings in the bore along...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-03-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 639
Posted By passx
Those are either torx bit or Allen head screws,...

Those are either torx bit or Allen head screws, poor quality ! Get a set of both wrenchís, youíre gonna need them anyway. Call or visit EGWís site to either call george or just order a really well...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-02-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 796
Posted By passx
Yes, I would consider the sear and the hammer...

Yes, I would consider the sear and the hammer hooks wear items but add that with a tool steel part it is pretty hard to start with and literally tough as nails so the worn-out point is waaaaaay down...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-02-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 796
Posted By passx
Correct me if I’m wrong but don’t most of the...

Correct me if I’m wrong but don’t most of the aftermarket/quality sears and hammers as well as most of the wear parts start life s a “tool” steel that is usually a pretty hard & tough material to...
Forum: Springfield Armory 03-28-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By passx
if it shoots anywhere near as good as it looks...

if it shoots anywhere near as good as it looks itíll qualify as the deal of the century. Imho.
Forum: Range Reports 03-28-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,120
Posted By passx
Earlier this year I shot my buddies Sig p220...

Earlier this year I shot my buddies Sig p220 legion 10mm and didn’t know what to expect, I was expecting a hard recoil but was pleasantly surprised in that the p220 was quite pleasant with not all...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-28-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 625
Posted By passx
Well, I’ve been reading this with great interest...

Well, I’ve been reading this with great interest since I bought a kimber .45 longslide target a bit ago. My first Kimber.

First off it is a series 70, no Swartz safety.

Secondly, I have to say...
Forum: Springfield Armory 03-27-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5,764
Views: 1,445,050
Posted By passx
Randall, I’d still suggest taking a file or...

Randall, I’d still suggest taking a file or dremel to the bottom inside corner of the ejector to give you a bit of clearance between the top round and the bottom edge. Even with the ejector pinned...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By passx
So Joe, let me ask, what is considered a normal...

So Joe, let me ask, what is considered a normal barrel to bushing to slide fitment on say a bullseye gun ? On multiple guns that I have fit bushings to I try to fit the od to the slide as close to a...
Forum: Springfield Armory 03-26-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,559
Posted By passx
I have severe arthritis all over and when I got...

I have severe arthritis all over and when I got back into shooting after getting my first 1911 Thompson .45 I became aware of the arthritis in my wrist, elbow & shoulder, I always shoot 2 handed. The...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By passx
Topher, any pics of these parts ? Just wondering...

Topher, any pics of these parts ? Just wondering about the “cool” thing vs calling EGW and getting one of their bushings that are close and made to allow barrel tilt. Good stuff by the way! I’ve used...
Forum: Springfield Armory 03-24-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By passx
I had the opportunity to shoot Billís Champion...

I had the opportunity to shoot Billís Champion back to back with my EMP4 and will say that once I changed the grips to some thicker (old R-officer grips) they shot very similarly. The champion has a...
Forum: Springfield Armory 03-24-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By passx
If you’re looking at just “range” use, a red dot...

If you’re looking at just “range” use, a red dot is very hard to beat. Some do carry with them and there are holsters available but in my opinion it’s awkward at best. I have a couple.

Most of...
Forum: Springfield Armory 03-22-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5,764
Views: 1,445,050
Posted By passx
Randall, take a look to see if you can see if the...

Randall, take a look to see if you can see if the top round in a fully loaded mag contacts the ejector when inserted. That was the case with both my 9mm emp4 and my full size RO 9mm and I feel that...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-22-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,093
Posted By passx
I donít think that any of the new springers have...

I donít think that any of the new springers have the ils anymore.

I have an all SS 9mm RO Target that is one of the best shooting guns I own, quite frankly though it was a real pos to start with...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-22-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,147
Posted By passx
Black Lives Matter[/QUOTE] Now Iím gonna...

Black Lives Matter[/QUOTE]

Now Iím gonna call b-crap, I consider this pure racism,,,,, ďALL LIVES MATTERĒ !!
Forum: Springfield Armory 03-20-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,091
Posted By passx
Sarge, same thing that happened to my EMP4, but I...

Sarge, same thing that happened to my EMP4, but I was using the oe Springfield mags and CMC mags, they all hit the bottom outer corner of the ejector and also caused it to come loose but I replied...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-20-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By passx
Ok log/bill, I guess I wonít worry about it, what...

Ok log/bill, I guess I wonít worry about it, what I was thinking though was to fit the same length link but with a smaller pin hole, guess Iíll leave well enough alone. The sloppiness just surprised...
Forum: Les Baer 03-20-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,385
Posted By passx
Well I fit a set of spare g10ís to my TRS...

Well I fit a set of spare g10ís to my TRS yesterday and they indeed fit, bit the heads of the screws for the oe TRS grips are much larger. So I used a set of EGW Stainless screws and they were fine....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-20-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,692
Posted By passx
Let me add my .02, I just bought a new Baer TRS...

Let me add my .02, I just bought a new Baer TRS and after giving it a good cleaning and lube, I use chainsaw bar oil, works great & stays put. I took it to the range this past Tuesday and past the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-20-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 434
Posted By passx
Texas, just curious, I know that letting things...

Texas, just curious, I know that letting things slam forward w/o a round is generally accepted as bad but I really donít understand why. Even Bill Wilson recommends not to do this but you are the...
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