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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By david_root2000
You can bend the leaves of the sear spring. The...

You can bend the leaves of the sear spring. The middle one is the first spring tension you feel. Make sure the end of the leaf is smooth with no burrs. It slides on the disconnector.

The best...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-22-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,635
Posted By david_root2000
Perhaps you should shoot it. Might just work...

Perhaps you should shoot it. Might just work fine.
Don't condemn it yet.

David
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-22-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By david_root2000
Thanks, I learned some from this one. David

Thanks, I learned some from this one.

David
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-21-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,635
Posted By david_root2000
Is the hammer pushing on the firing pin? The...

Is the hammer pushing on the firing pin? The Firing pin spring pushes back a little.

Pics would help.

David
Forum: Colt 03-21-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 897
Posted By david_root2000
I use locktite on the bushings. A little heat...

I use locktite on the bushings. A little heat and they will still come out. Blue locktite on the grip screws works only if the bushings are held in with red locktite.

I had a new Kimber one...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-20-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,219
Posted By david_root2000
Accuracy! Glad you got it figured out. I...

Accuracy!
Glad you got it figured out. I learned from this too.

David
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-19-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 587
Posted By david_root2000
A lot of discussion about this link and barrel ...

A lot of discussion about this link and barrel thing. Why don't you just spring for the $6.00 part and try it?

It will not go as far into battery and will link down earlier ?

A .200 slide...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 03-19-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By david_root2000
If you are going to use a "Hasty Sling", it needs...

If you are going to use a "Hasty Sling", it needs to have a half turn.

I always put the front facing out so it does not ding the rifle.

David
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-18-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By david_root2000
I have shot many thousands of Brazos. Mostly...

I have shot many thousands of Brazos. Mostly 200 SWC in Bullseye, but also 148 BNWC, 158 LRN and now some 380s. All good, all coated.

They just came out with a 147 flat nose. Getting a...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-17-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,219
Posted By david_root2000
I had to look up credulous. I edited my post. ...

I had to look up credulous. I edited my post. I left out the word NOT.

Dan13. You are proof there is no such thing as a drop in part. If you want to learn, buy a dial caliper.


...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-17-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,219
Posted By david_root2000
You can try a #2. Its only a few bucks. Using...

You can try a #2. Its only a few bucks. Using this method, you are NOT diagnosing, just throwing parts at it. It may fix it, It may not, OR it will create a new problem.

What is the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-16-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,219
Posted By david_root2000
Thanks Log, you are my hero! David

Thanks Log, you are my hero!

David
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-16-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,219
Posted By david_root2000
A picture would help, Maybe some white or silver...

A picture would help, Maybe some white or silver sharpie.

You are thinking you need a shorter link?

If the pin is riding the link instead of the barrel feet when its GOING INTO lockup,...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-16-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,219
Posted By david_root2000
Put sharpie on all of the barrel feet. Assemble...

Put sharpie on all of the barrel feet. Assemble gun and rack slide 10 or 20 times. Take apart and look at the feet.

David
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-16-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,219
Posted By david_root2000
I am not a gunsmith. I think you need to do...

I am not a gunsmith.

I think you need to do some measuring. How much lock up does it have?
How much clearance between barrel and slide when its unlocked?
Does the slide stop pin ride on the...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-15-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 453
Posted By david_root2000
Used mine today in bright sunlight with sky...

Used mine today in bright sunlight with sky screens Never missed a shot.

DAvid
Forum: Springfield Armory 03-14-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By david_root2000
I have an RO Champion in 9mm. I love it. My...

I have an RO Champion in 9mm. I love it. My wife took it over. I had the slide milled for a Burris FF III. It did need some work when it was new. Link and pin issues that I fixed my self. ...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-14-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 453
Posted By david_root2000
Tried a phone cable. It plugs in but mine only...

Tried a phone cable. It plugs in but mine only has 2 conductors.

Its true, don't let any one use your chrony.

David
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-14-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 453
Posted By david_root2000
When I shot my Crony, the factory had a program. ...

When I shot my Crony, the factory had a program. I traded it up for a Master so the display is on my bench. It cost about 1/2 a new one. I looked in the latest manual and I did not see that...
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-12-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 899
Posted By david_root2000
Hornady, the maker of the bullet says 7.7 will...

Hornady, the maker of the bullet says 7.7 will get you 850 fps, 8.5 for 900 and 9.2 for 960. OAL 1.245"

Start low and work up
David
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-11-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,505
Posted By david_root2000
FP-10 is the called for lube by Dan Wesson. It...

FP-10 is the called for lube by Dan Wesson. It works great for me.

I have a Gold cup with Kart barrel and Accurails. It will go about 100 rounds then needs fresh lube. Accurails company also...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-11-2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,505
Posted By david_root2000
Obviously its pretty tight. David

Obviously its pretty tight.

David
Forum: Dan Wesson 03-08-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,580
Posted By david_root2000
You can order to the .001". David

You can order to the .001".

David
Forum: Dan Wesson 03-08-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,580
Posted By david_root2000
You could omit .004" or more where it counts the...

You could omit .004" or more where it counts the most. What are you waiting for ?

I ordered my bushing .001" over the slide ID and hand fit it so I can just turn the bushing by hand.

David
Forum: Range Reports 03-07-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By david_root2000
The crony can see the bullet reflection, or it...

The crony can see the bullet reflection, or it can see the shock wave. Both of these will give false readings. Pushing the screens away so the cord is just touching the ground in the middle will...
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