1911Forum - Search Results
1911Forum
Advertise Here
Forum   Reviews   Rules   Legal   Site Supporters & Donations   Advertise


Go Back   1911Forum >

Notices


Showing results 1 to 25 of 2000
Search took 0.38 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: BBBBill
Forum: Browning Hi-Power Yesterday, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By BBBBill
They're gonna look at you real funny if you put...

They're gonna look at you real funny if you put new money in their hands. :biglaugh:
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-28-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 241
Posted By BBBBill
I have no knowledge of anyone doing this, but if...

I have no knowledge of anyone doing this, but if anyone can it would be Pullman Arms in Worchester MA. They are used by several of the top tier smiths for difficult welding.

Pullman Arms
Dan...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 902
Posted By BBBBill
^^^^ Yep. Hence my reason for not using them per...

^^^^ Yep. Hence my reason for not using them per my reply in post #18 above.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 03-26-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 21,863
Posted By BBBBill
Reminds me of the book "earth Abide" by George R...

Reminds me of the book "earth Abide" by George R Stewart.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By BBBBill
First, measure your barrel OD, slide ID, and...

First, measure your barrel OD, slide ID, and distance from the face of the slide to the front edge of the bushing retaining lug slot. Then call EGW and ask for an angle bored bushing to match.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2020, 12:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 902
Posted By BBBBill
Well.... JMB would not have rested on his laurels...

Well.... JMB would not have rested on his laurels or rump had he lived to continue designing and improving guns. Metallurgy has improved enormously since the 1911 was designed. The Army Ordnance...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-25-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 902
Posted By BBBBill
Looks like the old Detonics extractor from way...

Looks like the old Detonics extractor from way back.



Inside square corners are a no-no. The print calls for a small radius there. Some makers have failed to do that, resulting in a sub par...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-25-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 902
Posted By BBBBill
Numerous alloys qualify as "spring steel", some...

Numerous alloys qualify as "spring steel", some carbon some stainless, and great strides have been made since the originally spec'd grade, so don't get hung up on marketing terminology. I'm surer...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 818
Posted By BBBBill
Pros - Protects the gun better than bluing or...

Pros - Protects the gun better than bluing or nickel. Do not assume that a hard chrome can or will not rust. Rust is much less likely, but I've seen it happen numerous times. It still requires some...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,206
Posted By BBBBill
For shimming the width of the trigger die. I've...

For shimming the width of the trigger die. I've not had to do that on any of my triggers, but no reason it won't work. Shim stock can be had in rolls from a machinery supply or use an old set of...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 371
Posted By BBBBill
Does the Ruger use Series 80 lock work and does...

Does the Ruger use Series 80 lock work and does your trigger have an overtravel screw?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 491
Posted By BBBBill
With an ID of .566" you definitely do not want to...

With an ID of .566" you definitely do not want to turn the barrel down. There would be little left if you did! Sounds almost like you have a "skinny" barrel bushing for a 9 or 38S.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 03-24-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By BBBBill
Inevitable since all meetings of large groups...

Inevitable since all meetings of large groups have been banned for now.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,674
Posted By BBBBill
Old habits are hard to break. My last assignment...

Old habits are hard to break. My last assignment before retirement was running a shop of about 80 folks. My shift was 12 hours (really 14 as I came in an hour early and stayed over after the shift)...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By BBBBill
Not sintered either. Clue - One of the top...

Not sintered either. Clue - One of the top semi-custom shops sourced their frames from the original company that made the frames for Kimber and that shop don't use MIM/sintered frames and slides....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,206
Posted By BBBBill
Trigger track spec is .623" +.005"/-.000". Square...

Trigger track spec is .623" +.005"/-.000". Square file and trigger track stones are the go to for that.



You can use a Dremel cutoff wheel to cut a couple parallel notches on one side of the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 491
Posted By BBBBill
Has to be an (very) old stock part as Kings has...

Has to be an (very) old stock part as Kings has been defunct for years. I installed/fit a bunch way back when. When that was made there were not nearly as many barrels and bushings available as there...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 01:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By BBBBill
Sounds like you got an old Clark bushing. I...

Sounds like you got an old Clark bushing. I didn't think that they offered those anymore. EGW, Harrison, Wilson, Brown all offer conventional oversize bushings for sizing on a lathe. Brownell's...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-23-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,674
Posted By BBBBill
Joe, how would it add extra pressure? From...

Joe, how would it add extra pressure? From having the spring compressed slightly more? What if I just bought a slightly stronger main spring?[/QUOTE]

The mainspring cap has a raised rim around...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-23-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By BBBBill
Err... You are misinformed. The original frame is...

Err... You are misinformed. The original frame is not MIM. Whatever other issues Kimber might have (and they do have a few like any other brand), their frame and slide material is pretty darned good.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-23-2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By BBBBill
A dehorn sufficient to protect your holster and...

A dehorn sufficient to protect your holster and your hand should in no way be enough to cause you to miss a clearance drill. Even the ugly (personal opinion) Clark melt job still leaves the cocking...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-21-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By BBBBill
If not properly processed it can. Ever hear of...

If not properly processed it can. Ever hear of hydrogen embrittlement?

Armand did not do his own plating. I do not recall who did, but do recall comments about the blue cast of the plating from...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-20-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By BBBBill
VVVVV ^^^^^ First, and not to be...

VVVVV



^^^^^

First, and not to be contrarian, but Les Baer guns are not custom and lots of folks have had issues with their guns. Not to say that they cannot be a good gun, but shortcuts are...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 03-19-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 21,863
Posted By BBBBill
Yes. SARS and MERS are both corona viruses. There...

Yes. SARS and MERS are both corona viruses. There are at least 22, of which 7 can infect humans with everything from the common cold to SARS and MERS. COVID-19 is shorthand for Corona Virus Disease...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-19-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By BBBBill
^^^ What log mans said. You are talking apples...

^^^ What log mans said. You are talking apples and oranges with GI fit vs gunsmith fit. GI fit obviously works, but you will never get best performance from the gun with that. Just depends on you...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 2000

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:39 PM.


NOTICE TO USERS OF THIS SITE: By continuing to use this site, you certify that you have read and agree to abide by the Legal Terms of Use. All information, data, text or other materials ("Content") posted to this site by any users are the sole responsibility of those users. 1911Forum does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of such Content.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 2015 1911Forum.com, LLC. All Rights Reserved