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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-28-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 682
Posted By Jolly Rogers
I was misled by this statement. “ It moves and...

I was misled by this statement. “ It moves and floats very easy now. Just the right amount of friction. I’ll polish it up to 600-800 grit or so and remove all the tool marks. As of now I still need a...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-27-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 682
Posted By Jolly Rogers
Impossible to check for, or fit to eliminate,...

Impossible to check for, or fit to eliminate, springing if the bushing is not installed in the slide.
Joe
Forum: Springfield Armory 03-27-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By Jolly Rogers
SA stays very close to specs on their guns so...

SA stays very close to specs on their guns so pick a safety that pleases your taste and buy that. Then fit the blocking lug properly.
Joe
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-27-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By Jolly Rogers
Verrry smooth! The EGW ejector really closes up...

Verrry smooth! The EGW ejector really closes up the gappy look most ejectors offer. Not to mention the frame to slide fit which you have aced also.
Joe
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-27-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 682
Posted By Jolly Rogers
Also by the looks of the barrel bushing photo the...

Also by the looks of the barrel bushing photo the blueing is not gone in the center of the bushing lower front. This could be due to some remaining springing. It probably won’t correct the FP center...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By Jolly Rogers
Would that all extractor installs start out that...

Would that all extractor installs start out that nicely blended!:rock:
Joe
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By Jolly Rogers
https://www.defensivecarry.com/forum/defensive-car...

https://www.defensivecarry.com/forum/defensive-carry-guns/172386-came-florida-swamps-4.html
Post #57

Here is an exaggerated drawing by ChrisATX that shows where the bushing needs to be enlarged...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By Jolly Rogers
I don’t have a photo or drawing saved. I don’t...

I don’t have a photo or drawing saved. I don’t think I have ever seen one either. I’ll poke around to see if I can find an illustration.
Joe
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By Jolly Rogers
The ridge is the bearing surface and is fit in...

The ridge is the bearing surface and is fit in two steps. The bushing ID is reamed to .001” ( or less if skill in tuning allows ) larger than the barrel diameter. Then the ridge upper rear quadrant...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,870
Posted By Jolly Rogers
What I was implying without complete information!...

What I was implying without complete information! But WTH were you doing up at 2:15 ?? :eek::biglaugh:
Joe
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-23-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By Jolly Rogers
The legs on the GS and the MSH are a fitting...

The legs on the GS and the MSH are a fitting point. I had a GS install that would not rotate out at the bottom enough to allow the blocking arm to inhibit the trigger at all. This would also cause...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-23-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By Jolly Rogers
If it is an 80% frame be aware that commercial...

If it is an 80% frame be aware that commercial platers have to be ffl holders to plate gun frames and a gun without a serial number may be an issue.
Joe
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-23-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,870
Posted By Jolly Rogers
The fix may be as easy as filing a few thousands...

The fix may be as easy as filing a few thousands off the top of the mainspring housing cap. This allows the cap to be pushed up a bit higher against the mainspring housing pin. This in turn add a...
Forum: Colt 03-22-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,395
Posted By Jolly Rogers
The after pics specified the slide and frame were...

The after pics specified the slide and frame were IonBond.
Pete Single is an independent businessman/gunsmith so the checkering from his shop would have been a subcontract operation to EA.
Joe
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-22-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,870
Posted By Jolly Rogers
Don’t drop the hammer from cocked position with...

Don’t drop the hammer from cocked position with the slide off the frame. Let the hammer down by riding it with your thumb. There is a very thin spot in the frame that has to stop the hammer with the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-22-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By Jolly Rogers
iIf the disconnector measured in spec per...

iIf the disconnector measured in spec per blueprints, I would have deepened the disco cut in the slide.
Joe
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-21-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By Jolly Rogers
As I understand it, yes. Joe

As I understand it, yes.
Joe
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-21-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By Jolly Rogers
I would love to see a good photo of the sear...

I would love to see a good photo of the sear primary angle blown up. Hammer follow below 5 lbs is really not normal but could have other causes.
Joe
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-21-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By Jolly Rogers
Deflection is the distance the extractor is...

Deflection is the distance the extractor is forced to move as a case rim engages the tensioning wall on the extractor right behind the hook. Essentially the flex distance. Determined by the size of...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-20-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By Jolly Rogers
Good plan on limiting the rounds through the...

Good plan on limiting the rounds through the vintage gun. The slides were not hardened to current standards.
Joe
Forum: Springfield Armory 03-16-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Jolly Rogers
No. Simple answer. You might get lucky. There...

No. Simple answer. You might get lucky. There are no drop in parts for a 1911 is the standard saying.
Different manufacturers have reasonably similar blueprints but different standards the parts...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-15-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By Jolly Rogers
Brownells, Midway or Challis should all have...

Brownells, Midway or Challis should all have standard taps. Brownells and Midway will have oversized also.
Joe
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-15-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By Jolly Rogers
What will be the final plan for the series Greg?...

What will be the final plan for the series Greg? Is this a commission for a Colt 1911 lover with deep pockets? What beautiful stocks to go with your exceptional smithing!
Joe
Forum: Rimfire! 03-13-2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By Jolly Rogers
Barrel fixing pin? This is a .22 version but...

Barrel fixing pin?
This is a .22 version but your terms don’t match up with standard parts call outs.

Joe
Forum: Springfield Armory 03-12-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Jolly Rogers
Love my Loaded Target 9 MM. Thin grips and a...

Love my Loaded Target 9 MM. Thin grips and a short trigger started the evolution. Next was a custom fit NM barrel bushing, standard guide rod and a GI recoil spring plug. Then an EGW firing pin stop...
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