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Forum: Other 1911's 04-05-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,206
Posted By dtjacob
Forgot something really important. Probably $200...

Forgot something really important. Probably $200 of the cost was for the Kuhnhausen books & the tools I didn't already have. Plus, what I learned is PRICELESS.....

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Forum: Other 1911's 04-05-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,206
Posted By dtjacob
Papa1 has pretty much covered it. I went through...

Papa1 has pretty much covered it. I went through the same things & received plenty of help from him. I've got close to $900 in mine including the cost of the gun. I now have a properly functioning...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-02-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,900
Posted By dtjacob
Read that a few years ago, time well spent..... ...

Read that a few years ago, time well spent.....

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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-27-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,574
Posted By dtjacob
Same problem with Fusion, gave up & went...

Same problem with Fusion, gave up & went elsewhere....

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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-11-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 896
Posted By dtjacob
American Handgunner

Just got the March issue, I see that Greg Derr has taken over Ted Yost's gunsmithing column. Congrats to Greg, great choice....

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Forum: Other 1911's 12-13-2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 21,786
Posted By dtjacob
You wouldn't believe what some of the yuppies...

You wouldn't believe what some of the yuppies will invest their money in without checking out what the company does. When they do find out, they want their money back plus a healthy profit......
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Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 12-10-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 950
Posted By dtjacob
Forgot, I will be using suspenders & IWB holster...

Forgot, I will be using suspenders & IWB holster with this, don't really expect a problem.....

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Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 12-10-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 950
Posted By dtjacob
Just bought one, haven't used it yet. If it's a...

Just bought one, haven't used it yet. If it's a pos, it will still hold my pants up.

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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-17-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By dtjacob
My GSG 1911 had metric bushings, all I did was...

My GSG 1911 had metric bushings, all I did was use a standard tap, no drilling required. No guarantees that yours is the same....

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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-01-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,864
Posted By dtjacob
OK guys, you kind of bent my head a little on...

OK guys, you kind of bent my head a little on this one. After some research, I understand the whole thing OK. ISMI does make flatwire recoil springs for the GM, but they require the .25" guide rod,...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-31-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,864
Posted By dtjacob
Thanks, just the info I needed. Will contact ISMI...

Thanks, just the info I needed. Will contact ISMI & see if they can supply some springs of the proper length ~2.5" . If not, I will get a few full size springs & cut them to length.....

Thanks...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-30-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,864
Posted By dtjacob
EGW had a 16# & a 22# - got them both, the 16# is...

EGW had a 16# & a 22# - got them both, the 16# is a little too light, the 22# is way too heavy. DRC shows only the full size springs, I haven't contacted them yet.

If I cut down a full size spring...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-30-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,864
Posted By dtjacob
I meant FLATWIRE, thanks auto whatever..... ...

I meant FLATWIRE, thanks auto whatever.....

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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-30-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,864
Posted By dtjacob
Flatware Recoil Spring

Anyone know where I might find an 18#, 3" , flatwire recoil spring ????

Thanks.

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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-07-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,946
Posted By dtjacob
^^^^^ This... Sent from my KFFOWI using...

^^^^^ This...

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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-06-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,421
Posted By dtjacob
I've got some that looks the same, bought it last...

I've got some that looks the same, bought it last fall. Works just fine.....

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Forum: Other 1911's 03-29-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,255
Posted By dtjacob
I used the EGW recoil assembly for the Colt...

I used the EGW recoil assembly for the Colt Defender, that is the reverse bushing that came with it. I like the idea of the single flat wire spring plus the quality of the EGW is way better than the...
Forum: Other 1911's 03-29-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,255
Posted By dtjacob
We have pictures. Sorry about the **** in the...

We have pictures. Sorry about the **** in the background, I have too much stuff.....

To answer the obvious question, I like the look of the extended slide stop, probably won't ever use it. I have...
Forum: Other 1911's 03-27-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,345
Posted By dtjacob
Parts came yesterday, took about 20 min. to...

Parts came yesterday, took about 20 min. to install. Worked great, no problems.....

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Forum: Other 1911's 03-23-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,345
Posted By dtjacob
OK, thanks. Will post when I'm done..... ...

OK, thanks. Will post when I'm done.....

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Forum: Other 1911's 03-23-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,345
Posted By dtjacob
I've got a tap ordered plus the Challis bushings...

I've got a tap ordered plus the Challis bushings & grip screws. Bought a loader assist button & some extended mag base pads from CW. Otherwise, this gun has been flawless except for a couple hundred...
Forum: Other 1911's 03-23-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,255
Posted By dtjacob
VERY NICE!!!! Pretty much the same approach that...

VERY NICE!!!! Pretty much the same approach that I took, as you will see......

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Forum: Other 1911's 03-22-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,345
Posted By dtjacob
Great, I will give it a try. Thanks. ...

Great, I will give it a try.

Thanks.

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Forum: Other 1911's 03-22-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,255
Posted By dtjacob
Still doing a little tweaking & fine tuning....

Still doing a little tweaking & fine tuning. Pictures coming very soon......

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Forum: Other 1911's 03-22-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,345
Posted By dtjacob
Does the frame need to be drilled first before...

Does the frame need to be drilled first before tapping????

Thanks.

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