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Forum: Browning Hi-Power 08-29-2007, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,361
Posted By [email protected]
I think they just dropped the 'assembled in...

I think they just dropped the 'assembled in Portugal' line because some people would link it to an inferior quality, but they are still assembled there

I don't even know if they still make HP's in...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 08-11-2006, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,725
Posted By [email protected]
I made some previous posts about these guns, just...

I made some previous posts about these guns, just don't expect them to hold up any longer than 10K, and who knows how many rounds they have already fired
Forum: Smith & Wesson 08-02-2006, 07:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,612
Posted By [email protected]
I've been using Mec Gar 1911 7 round mags for...

I've been using Mec Gar 1911 7 round mags for years now, first in a Colt and since a year also in my S&W 1911, they are very good magazines, feed just as well as Wilson Combat's or McCormick Power...
Forum: Range Reports 08-02-2006, 07:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,043
Posted By [email protected]
Actually there really is not much point to...

Actually there really is not much point to shooting hundreds of rounds down range during one session. You'll only get tired, spend a lot of money and learn little ...

On an IPSC shoot I fire also...
Forum: Range Reports 07-23-2006, 05:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,043
Posted By [email protected]
I concur with the last 2 posters. And if you...

I concur with the last 2 posters. And if you think about it, come on what is 7 yards? In Europe everyone is taught to shoot at 25m, any closer and you'll never quit that trigger jerking.

To me it...
Forum: Range Reports 07-20-2006, 06:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,043
Posted By [email protected]
A lot of quality brand guns can be really...

A lot of quality brand guns can be really accurate, but some guns are easier to shoot accurate than others

I've seen some amazing shooting done with a plain jane G17 with fixed sights and then...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 07-15-2006, 07:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,722
Posted By [email protected]
I changed the recoil spring to 18.5 lbs, put...

I changed the recoil spring to 18.5 lbs,
put in an Ed Brown GI guide rod,
put on some Davidson Horned Lizard grips,
used some King's hex head grip screws,
switched to a Greider Videcki Medium...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 07-15-2006, 07:25 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 39,191
Posted By [email protected]
Those VZ grips look nice too!

Those VZ grips look nice too!
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-15-2006, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,268
Posted By [email protected]
problem solved

I started fiddling my gun, backing out the overtravel screw and stuff, when I noticed something. When I cocked the hammer manually it would stay back as it should, but I couldn't hear a distinctive...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-12-2006, 04:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,268
Posted By [email protected]
thanks for all the input, will try this out

thanks for all the input, will try this out
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-11-2006, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,268
Posted By [email protected]
Trigger bounce?

I recently ordered a Greider Videcki Medium Match Trigger from Brownells. I installed the piece on my S&W 1911 because I hated the sharp edges of the OEM trigger and it felt too long to me. Some time...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-11-2006, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,687
Posted By [email protected]
https://forums.1911forum.com/showthread.php?t=14717...

https://forums.1911forum.com/showthread.php?t=147178
Forum: Smith & Wesson 06-28-2006, 02:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,335
Posted By [email protected]
My gun was tight when new, but after a couple of...

My gun was tight when new, but after a couple of thousand rounds it loosened up considerably. If I hold the gun with one hand and the hammer is cocked, I can hear some movement when shaking the piece...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 06-28-2006, 02:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,701
Posted By [email protected]
absolutely magnificent :rock: thinking...

absolutely magnificent :rock:

thinking about 'stealing' your slide/bushing set-up
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 06-24-2006, 03:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,437
Posted By [email protected]
maybe the Indian Ordnance is a gun for you?

maybe the Indian Ordnance is a gun for you?
Forum: Range Reports 06-23-2006, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,227
Posted By [email protected]
If I lived in the US I most certainly would own a...

If I lived in the US I most certainly would own a nice 1911 like your Nighthawk or an Ed Brown. I agree that this gun is like the European answer to the American customs. I like the versatility of...
Forum: Range Reports 06-23-2006, 05:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,227
Posted By [email protected]
Sphinx 3000 Competition Range Report

Since a month I've been the proud owner of a Swiss masterpiece, the Sphinx 3000, a gun based upon the CZ-75 (but looks nowhere near the original)

I've had about 400 rounds through the gun,...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 06-23-2006, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 975
Posted By [email protected]
mitrod3: I'm curious if the impact of your...

mitrod3: I'm curious if the impact of your bullets changed after replacing the barrel. I'm thinking of putting a Kart barrel in my gun too, and a new bushing but I don't want to switch to adjustable...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 06-23-2006, 05:20 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 39,191
Posted By [email protected]
Wow reflection01: magnificent! Who did the work? ...

Wow reflection01: magnificent! Who did the work?

Is that an EGW bushing? Do you have another barrel too? I'm curious as to why you didn't remove the 'caution'?
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 06-23-2006, 05:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,462
Posted By [email protected]
GP or as we pronounce it Jee Pee :)

GP or as we pronounce it Jee Pee :)
Forum: Smith & Wesson 06-08-2006, 07:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,113
Posted By [email protected]
Probably as it has the same firing pin safety

Probably as it has the same firing pin safety
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 06-03-2006, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,295
Posted By [email protected]
But even then what is the $650 for a Browning HP?...

But even then what is the $650 for a Browning HP? We pay around 650 euros for a new FN so those prices are not bad, the gun surely has the quality to make up for the price.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 06-03-2006, 04:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,295
Posted By [email protected]
Well most FN-imported guns might be more of the...

Well most FN-imported guns might be more of the duty type, but offcourse 'every Browning option' is also available for the FN
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-24-2006, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By [email protected]
buy the Pachmayr rubber floorplates and then glue...

buy the Pachmayr rubber floorplates and then glue them on your mag floorplate
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-15-2006, 04:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,554
Posted By [email protected]
It is kinda funny that people like to think that...

It is kinda funny that people like to think that a product made/designed in their own country should have more quality (I'm guessing it is something particular for Western countries, thinking they...
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