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Forum: Browning Hi-Power Yesterday, 03:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Ibmikey
I guess buying mags before the Socialists...

I guess buying mags before the Socialists completely take over is one solution..I moved to Texas to maintain my rights after Washington State was flushed down the liberal toilet. I also recommend Mc...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power Yesterday, 03:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By Ibmikey
Work on the trigger (other than replacing a...

Work on the trigger (other than replacing a spring) is best left to those with a jig to correctly align parts otherwise a purchase of replacement parts could be in order. I would suggest purchasing...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power Yesterday, 03:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By Ibmikey
Agree on the buffered recoil spring guide, makes...

Agree on the buffered recoil spring guide, makes slide harder to retract ( for us old guys) but seems to significantly reduce felt recoil.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power Yesterday, 03:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By Ibmikey
I have the compact also .... I think the frame...

I have the compact also .... I think the frame is the same size only With a shorter slide. I ordered an extra mag from Midway and fits perfectly...no distinction between full size or compact given...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 07-02-2020, 04:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By Ibmikey
I have four FEG High Powers that saw service in...

I have four FEG High Powers that saw service in Israel and are consecutive serial numbers, and a fifth FEG that I had a Metaloy finish applied to.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 06-23-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By Ibmikey
Hey fellows you are dealing with a lot of...

Hey fellows you are dealing with a lot of “maybe’s” here, give the pistol the benefit of being a rebuilt Hi Power until such a time as proof changes that status. I think the pistol is in great...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 06-20-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By Ibmikey
Many of the Inglis in this country have been...

Many of the Inglis in this country have been through a rebuild....just part of its history, as for it being a “parts gun” yes it may or may not check numbers carefully. The Tangent sight Inglis is...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 06-13-2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,683
Posted By Ibmikey
For springs I would contact BHSS and look at...

For springs I would contact BHSS and look at their offerings, they know HP’s and springs more than the average spring retailer. You will also find many goodies for the modification of the pistol...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 06-12-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By Ibmikey
Photos! No determination as to what you have...

Photos! No determination as to what you have can be made without good clear photos showing both sides and close shots of roll markings, serials and proof marks.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 06-12-2020, 11:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By Ibmikey
I have bought about ten surplus Hi Powers from...

I have bought about ten surplus Hi Powers from the dealer mentioned by reliascout in post #6 above, the pistols are described accurately and marked discreetly ( unlike Mach 1). If you are serious...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-29-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 961
Posted By Ibmikey
My light weight is my personal pride and joy, I...

My light weight is my personal pride and joy, I had it Cerakoated and installed a BHSS buffered recoil spring guide for less battering of the frame, other than that it is a stock pistol with some...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-21-2020, 03:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By Ibmikey
Check DWJ imports on GB for nice FEG pistols,...

Check DWJ imports on GB for nice FEG pistols, these are consecutive numbers ( except the Metaloy finished one) And the tiny import mark is on the barrel.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-21-2020, 03:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By Ibmikey
Was it refinished with chrome or left in the...

Was it refinished with chrome or left in the white? If plated they seem to have done a nice job and removal of the chrome and buffing for bluing will certainly cause problems with sharp lines and...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-21-2020, 03:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By Ibmikey
The SARCO ring is a bit lightweight but still a...

The SARCO ring is a bit lightweight but still a nice replacement for filling the hole. Original studs were swaged into the hole not threaded like the Inglis pistol for which these replacements were...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-17-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By Ibmikey
I have the medium spring in the Hi Powers I have...

I have the medium spring in the Hi Powers I have changed to the buffered guide along with a 17# recoil spring. I would use the heavy spring except arthritis and loss of strength in hands does not...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-17-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By Ibmikey
Photos of the actual pistol is the only way you...

Photos of the actual pistol is the only way you can receive other than a guess. Photos should be reasonably close, clear, show lines and Any stamping including proof and inspectors marks.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-16-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Ibmikey
Typically a recoil spring in the 17# range will...

Typically a recoil spring in the 17# range will work best for most commercial ammo. Check the BHSS site for lots of info on springs.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-16-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By Ibmikey
I should guess the value of a pistol in the...

I should guess the value of a pistol in the condition you describe in the 750—850 range. The pistols are not rare and often change hands on GB.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-16-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By Ibmikey
Since everyone is posting their LWs here is mine...

Since everyone is posting their LWs here is mine with a Cerakote finish and Hogue grips along with a BHSS buffered guide.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-09-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 820
Posted By Ibmikey
Flight Medic, East Texas ( East of Dallas, West...

Flight Medic, East Texas ( East of Dallas, West of Tyler) where the hogs run rampant.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-09-2020, 05:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By Ibmikey
G 10 is a good grip material holding the...

G 10 is a good grip material holding the checkering sharp and without slipping in the hand. I prefer wood and found the Hogue product to be thin, hand fitting and comfortable as well as nicely made.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-08-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By Ibmikey
I have Hogue checkered wood grips on half dozen...

I have Hogue checkered wood grips on half dozen of my Hi Powers without any need for hand fitting. Please post your findings for future reference.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-08-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 820
Posted By Ibmikey
Finally got a photo of the Hi Power with the...

Finally got a photo of the Hi Power with the star, the rest are still packed for the move to Texas..
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-06-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By Ibmikey
The grips are replacements as they do not match...

The grips are replacements as they do not match the horrible condition of the rest of the pistol plus he is asking “500 plus a handgun” for this rare beauty. Not in this lifetime!
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-06-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 820
Posted By Ibmikey
I have several pistols with the Israeli Star...

I have several pistols with the Israeli Star marking and a couple with the circle and Hebrew marking, also I have several without such markings but were among the Israeli imports. I like the pistols...
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