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Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-11-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By Torf
I wish someone could make aftermarket barrels...

I wish someone could make aftermarket barrels with HK style O-rings for eliminating gap in oversized bushings.

Another way of fixing this problem is using an extended barrel and thread it for...
Forum: Range Reports 03-12-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,822
Posted By Torf
This (old) reply on beforum from Brian Enos to...

This (old) reply on beforum from Brian Enos to Julie Goloski regarding use of S&W M41 to Olympic pistol shooting is interesting:

"Julie,

I don't know if this will be of any help... When I was...
Forum: Range Reports 03-08-2020, 01:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,822
Posted By Torf
A side note regarding use of different barrels in...

A side note regarding use of different barrels in revolvers:

In the old metallic silhouett days we "cheated" in the revolver class by using 10" of the muzzle end of Anschutz target rifles in Dan...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 03-03-2020, 03:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 379
Posted By Torf
1911DK in 45ACP with bull barrel?

I'm thinking about optimizing my old DK for Scandinavian field target shooting with a BarSto 6" bull barrel, for 5" slide, with front sight on the extended barrel.

Anyone fitted a bull barrel to a...
Forum: STI/SVI 01-10-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,365
Posted By Torf
Get the Trojan. It has a cast frame that probably...

Get the Trojan. It has a cast frame that probably is more durable than forged frames. Ref, Browning that had to convert from forged to cast frames as they introduced the Mk3 40s&w Hipower. Forged...
Forum: Revolvers 01-03-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,569
Posted By Torf
Go 357mag and buy Colt gen 2 SAA and a new...

Go 357mag and buy Colt gen 2 SAA and a new Win/Miroku 1873.
Forum: Revolvers 01-03-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 51,267
Posted By Torf
Can I have a new Python-2 8" Hunter with 2x...

Can I have a new Python-2 8" Hunter with 2x Leupold scope please?

The Python-1 Hunter I used 20+ years ago printed 2" 5 shot groups at 100m/110yds with old Norma 158gr factory ammo and levelled...
Forum: Revolvers 12-24-2019, 01:59 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 51,267
Posted By Torf
Yes, the last SWISS made SIG P210-5/6 has MIM...

Yes, the last SWISS made SIG P210-5/6 has MIM parts.

http://pics.livejournal.com/larvatus/pic/0022f47f

My favourite is the forged vs cast frame debate and supposed forged superiority. Browning...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 12-16-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,477
Posted By Torf
The new Dan Wesson DWX is a modern Hipower...

The new Dan Wesson DWX is a modern Hipower without patent problems regarding the trigger when the BHP was developed back in the 1920'ies.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 12-14-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,477
Posted By Torf
I'd like Heckler&Koch to make a 'USP Expert'...

I'd like Heckler&Koch to make a 'USP Expert' slide and barrel that fit the FN mk3 frame as is.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 12-10-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 878
Posted By Torf
Zahal grip and rail system for BHP

https://zahal.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/HPC-DesertTAN.png

https://mk0zahalorgpmyadqs6p.kinstacdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/HPC-Range-Photo.png

From Israel
Forum: Revolvers 12-03-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,525
Posted By Torf
I have one like this with the same 10"...

I have one like this with the same 10" leightweight octagonal barrel in 30-30 Winchester.
I always have a good laugh when someone, usually a "tough guy" who is only used to "heavy recoiling" 1911...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 08-28-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,930
Posted By Torf
King Haakon VII of Norway used one of the 38...

King Haakon VII of Norway used one of the 38 Super Colt 1911s as his personal defence weapon in WW2.

The pistols delivered to the British SOE and the Norwegian resistance movement were in the...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 08-16-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,930
Posted By Torf
The 1911 in 38 super was used by the Norwegian...

The 1911 in 38 super was used by the Norwegian resistance movement and Norwegian SOE agents who operated in German occupied Norway during ww2. The expression "supercolt" is well known even today....
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 08-08-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,349
Posted By Torf
I have a Brownell barrel in my Mk3 Practical. ...

I have a Brownell barrel in my Mk3 Practical.
It fit much better than the original barrel in "both ends", and all play in the bushing is gone.
The KKM barrel has the same dimentions as the factory...
Forum: Revolvers 07-08-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,837
Posted By Torf
Why can't they just make them like they used to...

Why can't they just make them like they used to in the 60'ies and charge whatever it will cost?
I'll gladly pay $2500+ for a new mod. 27, 5", nodash "replica", p&r, etc in a wooden box.
Forum: Rimfire! 07-02-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,915
Posted By Torf
Anschutz is top dog like SVI is on this forum to...

Anschutz is top dog like SVI is on this forum to put things into perspective without cost limit..

1710 with match 54 action. This action has more medals in comp shooting than all the other actions...
Forum: STI/SVI 07-01-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By Torf
Any quality issues on the last Trojans, RMs, etc made?

My lgs ( in Europe) still has some new Trojans, Rangemasters and Eagles in stock.
These pistols are probably some of the last ones made.
I know there has been some ups and downs in qc over the...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 04-24-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,619
Posted By Torf
Why not try something new, like a Korth PRS...

Why not try something new, like a Korth PRS "1911" with fixed barrel and roller locking?
Forum: Sig Sauer 04-18-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,451
Posted By Torf
The 2nd IPSC World Champion Jan Foss used a P210...

The 2nd IPSC World Champion Jan Foss used a P210 to win in front of Ray Chapman in 1976.
Jan Foss still shoots the same P210 today. It is the only centerfire pistol he has owned in all those years....
Forum: Smith & Wesson 03-29-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By Torf
1911DK 38 Super preferred sn series for best quality?

A LGS (in Europe) has a NIB 1911DK for sale at app $1000.- due to the fact that 38 Super is not very popular here.

Is there a preferred SN range for these pistols?

Here's a pic of the pistol...
Forum: Revolvers 01-23-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,262
Posted By Torf
Very nice revolver! As a schoolboy I had a...

Very nice revolver!

As a schoolboy I had a part time job in a gunshop in Oslo, Norway at the end of the 70'ies.
Norma produced a bad lot of 357mag 158gr ammo that converted S&W m19s with bad...
Forum: Rimfire! 12-08-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,576
Posted By Torf
My Medalist was more accurate at 100m (metallic...

My Medalist was more accurate at 100m (metallic silhouette) than the Ace was 25m.
Forum: Revolvers 11-16-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,462
Posted By Torf
The silhouette shooters and the old high magnum...

The silhouette shooters and the old high magnum pressure standard "killed" the 29-2.
Smart silhouetters wanting S&W revolvers at the time used the 41mag mod.57 as this had the margins the 29-2...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 11-01-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By Torf
CZ75 from a pre production series? SN:01083

This is for sale in Norway.
I've never seen a CZ75 with sn like this. I thought they started at sn:10000.

This is sn: 01083:
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