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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-05-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,154
Posted By PD5523
Pictures would help. A small gap at the side of...

Pictures would help. A small gap at the side of the barrel hood (if that’s what you are referring to) isn’t likely to be a safety issue - but could impact accuracy. If the barrel rides or stands on...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-08-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,128
Posted By PD5523
Just curious Steve - I assume you made the .466...

Just curious Steve - I assume you made the .466 wide “gauge”. What did you use and did you simply file and measure until you got the .466 width you needed?


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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-03-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By PD5523
Thank you LOG!! Sent from my iPhone using...

Thank you LOG!!


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Forum: Colt 01-03-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,091
Posted By PD5523
Realizing it could be made in 9mm, I would like...

Realizing it could be made in 9mm, I would like to see a revival of the .380 Government. The lines of the Mustang and Government just look better to my eye than similar competition.

Maybe bring...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-03-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By PD5523
Log, When you say the link may have to be...

Log,

When you say the link may have to be relieved to allow this.....I seem to recall an older post where you mention the bottom of the link hole should never be relieved since this effects...
Forum: Springfield Armory 01-01-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By PD5523
Thanks!! I noticed the Custom Shop menu has been...

Thanks!! I noticed the Custom Shop menu has been reduced and wasn’t certain if they were still doing much work!


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Forum: Springfield Armory 12-31-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By PD5523
RO compact barrel

The barrel in my RO Compact 9mm was fit such that the lugs weren’t cut properly and the slide over hangs the frame at the rear by perhaps 1/4 inch. I attempted to resolve this using my leg cutter...
Forum: Colt 12-25-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By PD5523
Sounds like you answered your question - a new...

Sounds like you answered your question - a new recoil spring solves the problem. These smaller guns are more sensitive to recoil spring fatigue and, if you purchased it with an unknown round count,...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 12-17-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,086
Posted By PD5523
The condition you describe (I.e. hearing the...

The condition you describe (I.e. hearing the “click” after pulling trigger with safety on the cocking hammer) is dangerous!!! The safety isn’t properly fitted to sear and is allowing the sear to move...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-13-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,779
Posted By PD5523
Is it hitting the slide or corner of the barrel...

Is it hitting the slide or corner of the barrel hood? Sometimes a slight relief on the corner of the barrel hood is needed. And, as others have said, the length and angle of ejector nose may require...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-13-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By PD5523
An extended firing pin? Sent from my...

An extended firing pin?


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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-18-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,302
Posted By PD5523
Sorry you did specify feeding issue. I should...

Sorry you did specify feeding issue. I should have read more closely.


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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-18-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,302
Posted By PD5523
Looks like the wrong ejector installed. It's...

Looks like the wrong ejector installed. It's kicking the empty round out too soon. I'd either fit a new ejector made for the .45 or attempt to adjust the existing ejector.


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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-11-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 703
Posted By PD5523
Not sure but EGW makes a grip safety with a .240...

Not sure but EGW makes a grip safety with a .240 radius and a lot of extra material. Thinking out loud, I wonder if that could be made to fit?


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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-10-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By PD5523
The magazine may be expanding slightly when...

The magazine may be expanding slightly when loaded causing the bow to drag.


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Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 10-08-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,320
Posted By PD5523
Manufacturer? Sent from my iPhone using...

Manufacturer?


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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-07-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,003
Posted By PD5523
EGW Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

EGW


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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-02-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,738
Posted By PD5523
Prayers for Mr. Keefer's recovery. His...

Prayers for Mr. Keefer's recovery. His willingness to share his knowledge speaks to his character.


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Forum: Colt 10-01-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,527
Posted By PD5523
Erratic ejection may be the result of extractor...

Erratic ejection may be the result of extractor clocking. Fitting a new firing pin stop may help resolve remaining issues.


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Forum: Colt 09-24-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,514
Posted By PD5523
May have to find new old stock or go with the...

May have to find new old stock or go with the Colt Combat Unit Rail Gun.


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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-17-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,212
Posted By PD5523
Cutting springs is not preferred. Springs are...

Cutting springs is not preferred. Springs are readily available in various weights and relatively inexpensive - get the weight you want but avoid cutting coils.

Often interference with half cock...
Forum: Springfield Armory 09-15-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 975
Posted By PD5523
The male/female junction of the thumb safety...

The male/female junction of the thumb safety shaft isn't snug enough to hold the two pieces firmly in place. You may be able to gently squeeze the female side together without over doing it or...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-05-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By PD5523
The barrel hood is fit to slide before cutting...

The barrel hood is fit to slide before cutting the lower lugs and installing the link. Not sure I understand the question but, if I do, the correct link isn't chosen by evaluating barrel Hood to...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-29-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By PD5523
Frame to slide fit has minimal impact on...

Frame to slide fit has minimal impact on accuracy. A properly fitted barrel will make a much greater impact. It's a compact - not a bullseye gun and I would think a well fit barrel would more than...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-28-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By PD5523
The mainspring housing appears to be a...

The mainspring housing appears to be a Springfield Armory with ILS- a device to "lock" the hammer forward. I believe this may be what you are referring to as being drilled into the housing.

The...
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