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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-04-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By hattrick
Water bottles in a plastic bag work great instead...

Water bottles in a plastic bag work great instead of a trigger pull gauge if you don't have one. A liquid ounce of water weighs one ounce!
Forum: Taurus 05-28-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By hattrick
Sure! Never had a problem with mine but there is...

Sure! Never had a problem with mine but there is concern it could go on when you don't want it too. It is not real easy to activate the hammer safety but I guess it's not impossible.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 05-03-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,468
Posted By hattrick
Recently retired! I enjoy radio controlled...

Recently retired! I enjoy radio controlled models. Almost exclusively RC combat. The planes pull a crepe paper streamer and you try to cut off the other guys and save your own! Real life combat!...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-10-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,082
Posted By hattrick
To test extractor tension take dental floss and...

To test extractor tension take dental floss and tie it around a empty case. Center the case on the extractor. Tie a plastic bag to the other end of the dental floss. Put weight in the bag. Around...
Forum: Taurus 03-03-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,989
Posted By hattrick
Taurus must have finally got the message on the...

Taurus must have finally got the message on the huge billboards!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 02-26-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,372
Posted By hattrick
Sounds like your cat has a severe Blued steel...

Sounds like your cat has a severe Blued steel deficiency!
Forum: 2A Legal & Political News ONLY 02-23-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,823
Posted By hattrick
Done. Great link!

Done. Great link!
Forum: Taurus 02-23-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By hattrick
What ammo? You should be using 230 grain round...

What ammo? You should be using 230 grain round nose for break in.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-19-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,041
Posted By hattrick
That's a nice tool but a piece of dental floss...

That's a nice tool but a piece of dental floss and a empty case also works well. You don't absolutely need a pull gauge either. Just put 30 ounces (or whatever amount you want) of water in a water...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-07-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,041
Posted By hattrick
I really like it for my semi-auto shotguns. Does...

I really like it for my semi-auto shotguns. Does not attract dust and pollen when out hunting and is great for rust protection. My Benelli would rust after a damp day in the field even with a good...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-07-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By hattrick
Degrease well. Use a bit of JB Weld and glue in...

Degrease well. Use a bit of JB Weld and glue in the Allen wrench. When fully cured turn it out.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-27-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,902
Posted By hattrick
I agree that nearly any oil will prevent rust. ...

I agree that nearly any oil will prevent rust. It is the keeping it on part that is harder. I oiled my Beretta religiously, even under the rib, but after a hard days hunt if it didn't get oiled...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-26-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,902
Posted By hattrick
There is a thread on this site about a trial a...

There is a thread on this site about a trial a guy did on a bunch of gun oil-protectors on this site. He basically made small squares of bare metal and applied the 40 or so products as instructions...
Forum: Taurus 12-26-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,272
Posted By hattrick
I would install the shim and eliminate the series...

I would install the shim and eliminate the series 80 parts and then you can use a good aftermarket extractor. Basically a series 80 delete. Get a EGW oversize FPS and fit it to the new extractor...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-23-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By hattrick
I just tied One-Shot on my Semi -auto shotguns...

I just tied One-Shot on my Semi -auto shotguns after reading a article on this site where a test was done for rust prevention on bare metal. One Shot performed very well. My Benelli shotgun seemed...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-09-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,624
Posted By hattrick
Choreboy is like magic for removing lead. Cut...

Choreboy is like magic for removing lead. Cut the pad apart and wrap it around a brush. A old wore out one works well. You want a pretty snug fit when you stuff it into the bore. Best done dry...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 12-01-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,928
Posted By hattrick
No one seems to mention the real lessons from...

No one seems to mention the real lessons from Ferguson.
Don't rob convenience stores.
Don't walk down the middle of the street.
Don't attack the officer who tells you to get out of the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-22-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By hattrick
It is hit and miss with PT 1911 extractors. Some...

It is hit and miss with PT 1911 extractors. Some have found aftermarket extractors that worked and others have had problems. I ordered a Wilson bullet proof for mine and it would not retain the...
Forum: Taurus 11-11-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,298
Posted By hattrick
scotch bright pads or 600 grit sandpaper

scotch bright pads or 600 grit sandpaper
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-02-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,979
Posted By hattrick
I've remove roll marks completely on a stainless...

I've remove roll marks completely on a stainless gun with sandpaper on a flat surface. If you want to knock them down just a bit I don't think you have to much risk of Bubbaing it up. YMMV
Forum: General Gun Discussion 10-23-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,491
Posted By hattrick
Started with a Ruger LCR in 357 front pocket...

Started with a Ruger LCR in 357 front pocket carry which tore the pockets out of all my pants. Went to a P3AT in a shoot through holster and rear pocket carry. Had to get used my wallet in a front...
Forum: Reloading Bench 10-01-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By hattrick
Combine it with a Lee Loadmaster and it makes...

Combine it with a Lee Loadmaster and it makes reloading fast and easy!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-29-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,714
Posted By hattrick
The Ed's Red Formula I use is 1 part mineral...

The Ed's Red Formula I use is 1 part mineral spirits, 1 part automatic transmission fluid and 1 part Lamp oil - basically kerosene but less smelly. Put it in a large ammo can and throw the parts in...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-14-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,239
Posted By hattrick
One of the best things I learned on this site is...

One of the best things I learned on this site is Ed's Red. !/3 automatic transmission fluid, 1/3 mineral spirits, 1/3 kerosene or lamp oil (less smelly). Fill a large ammo can 1/3 full. A screen...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-18-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,871
Posted By hattrick
Me and mine and them and theirs are the nearly...

Me and mine and them and theirs are the nearly same to me. Certainly seek cover, evaluate the situation, get help on the way and then take action if indicated.

If I ran and somebody died and I...
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