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Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-15-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By GBertolet
If you have a problem with full slide travel, get...

If you have a problem with full slide travel, get a 15 lb recoil spring from BHSpring solutions. They cost less than $5. Just be sure to switch it back to the stock spring, when shooting factory full...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-04-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By GBertolet
Welcome from another Pennsylvanian.

Welcome from another Pennsylvanian.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-03-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 933
Posted By GBertolet
I use the shockbuff method. It works great. Cut...

I use the shockbuff method. It works great. Cut an old shockbuff in half, slide the mainspring housing down a bit, place shockbuff on top of mainspring housing, depress grip safety and slide up...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 02-14-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,098
Posted By GBertolet
I use them in all of my 45's. Some makes hold up...

I use them in all of my 45's. Some makes hold up better than others. I like Buffer Technologies, and CP's. The buffers should be checked and replaced, if necessiary, every time you clean your gun....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-28-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By GBertolet
I have a 1983, and I have only the mainspring...

I have a 1983, and I have only the mainspring housing screw that adjusts the sear spring leaf pressure. Also I have a shim that was soldered on the trigger stirrup, to reduce pretravel. Mine was...
Forum: Revolvers 01-18-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,175
Posted By GBertolet
There is an issue with light primer strikes also....

There is an issue with light primer strikes also. Maybe there is a connection with the cylinder rotation issue?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-12-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,009
Posted By GBertolet
Here is my Clark Long Heavy Slide .45. Built on a...

Here is my Clark Long Heavy Slide .45. Built on a Gold Cup frame. Notice the different color of the weld on slide extension. This was long before you could buy a 6" slide for a build. Incredible...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-27-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,097
Posted By GBertolet
With the slide off the receiver, and the bare...

With the slide off the receiver, and the bare barrel engaged in battery, can you move the barrel front to back? At least more than a couple of thousandths, if so, you may have an issue. How do the...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 12-26-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,100
Posted By GBertolet
Consider these. They come in 4 and 6 pouch...

Consider these. They come in 4 and 6 pouch configurations. They are inexpensive and they work. Available for many different guns.

...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-21-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,566
Posted By GBertolet
I used moly already. It does reduce the trigger...

I used moly already. It does reduce the trigger pull, by only a couple of ounces. Barely noticeable. You need a trigger pull gauge to see the difference.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 12-20-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By GBertolet
Another side benefit is, if you carry, and the...

Another side benefit is, if you carry, and the gun is ever taken away from you, the perp will be unable to use it, until they figure out how to fire it. With the hammer down, the slide is locked, the...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 12-20-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,651
Posted By GBertolet
There was a magazine made in the late 1980's -...

There was a magazine made in the late 1980's - early 1990's, that was a 9 round 45 acp magazine. It fit almost flush. It used a flat spring, somewhat like a clock spring, to get the extra space for...
Forum: Ammo Can 12-16-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By GBertolet
If the ammo in question is Blazer, it does say on...

If the ammo in question is Blazer, it does say on the box, not to use in compensated guns. I was told that the bullets have an additional plating, even though they are jacketed. The intent is to...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 12-15-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,198
Posted By GBertolet
Mike Hammer, in " I The Jury". Played by Armand...

Mike Hammer, in " I The Jury". Played by Armand Assante.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-18-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By GBertolet
Just throwing this out there, but could it be...

Just throwing this out there, but could it be possible, that the different hammer changed the relationship angle of the sear, causing the disconnector paddle to hang up or drag, on the foot of the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-12-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,090
Posted By GBertolet
Here is the link to Hilton Yam's magazine...

Here is the link to Hilton Yam's magazine failures. It has detailed pictures. I hope it is useful....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-22-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,411
Posted By GBertolet
Fusion has complete top ends with fitted barrel...

Fusion has complete top ends with fitted barrel for around $500. Sometimes on sale also. You can get ramped or non ramped barrels with them. I imagine your frames are non ramped. If so, with a non...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-21-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,911
Posted By GBertolet
Can anyone give a length of a long extended 9mm...

Can anyone give a length of a long extended 9mm ejector? I would like to do a comparison to my Fusion extended 9mm extractor, which is 1.065 OAL. Might be good insurance to switch if there is...
Forum: Revolvers 10-14-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,279
Posted By GBertolet
Try this. ...

Try this. ...
Forum: Reloading Bench 10-12-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By GBertolet
I had that issue with my SDB. I called Dillon,...

I had that issue with my SDB. I called Dillon, and was told to make the tip of the pin more flat, or blunt, and be sure the edges are deburred. That cured the issue.
Forum: Range Reports 10-11-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By GBertolet
Nice shooting. One reason that comp guns are...

Nice shooting. One reason that comp guns are infrequently used as carry guns, is that the comp causes night blindness in low light conditions. The giant flash going straight up, affects your vision...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-10-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By GBertolet
You should always whenever possible, remove the...

You should always whenever possible, remove the material from the sight, not the slide. Just in case you ever have the need to replace the sight, the next one you get, might be loose in the dovetail,...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-08-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,911
Posted By GBertolet
I had this issue, except mine were always with...

I had this issue, except mine were always with the 9th round, in several new Dawson 10 round magazines. The cases had not yet reached the extractor, so that issue was eliminated. Breach face, feed...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-02-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,516
Posted By GBertolet
The micrometer is more accurate, at least easier...

The micrometer is more accurate, at least easier to get accurate measurements with, especially for widths and diameters. The micrometer does not have the spring in measurement, that the caliper does....
Forum: Fusion Firearms 09-23-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By GBertolet
Can't help you on the forged frames, but I have...

Can't help you on the forged frames, but I have one of their $160 cast frames, and the Fusion slide went on with no fitting. I could manipulate the slide, full travel by hand, with some modest...
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