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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-02-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 26
Sticky: 1911 Prints
Views: 7,056
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
Thank you Sir!

Thank you Sir!
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-23-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,778
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
John Harrison's excellent instructions along with...

John Harrison's excellent instructions along with the 10-8 armorer block really help the process!

https://www.10-8performance.com/armorer-block/
Forum: STI/SVI 02-28-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,562
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
Steven: IIRC, I used a digital caliper on...

Steven:

IIRC, I used a digital caliper on the front, and confirmed the rear notch using these:

https://www.shars.com/061-250-minus-steel-plug-gage-set-with-nist-certificate

I also like to...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-28-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
IIRC, log man had shared this procedure before;...

IIRC, log man had shared this procedure before; and I found it works perfectly!

Thanks log!
Forum: STI/SVI 01-25-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,658
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
As a new 2011 STI owner that will, in the near...

As a new 2011 STI owner that will, in the near future, be on the hunt for a 2017-2018 DVC Limited in Hard Chrome, I am simply curious if anyone has it in writing that STI would warranty their...
Forum: STI/SVI 01-25-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,658
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
Someone pointed out new updates to the warranty...

Someone pointed out new updates to the warranty information.........



Descartian:

Does this raise any concern for you as the owner of SEVERAL older STI pistols?

Simply curious.........
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-21-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
LOG: I have read this statement before,...

LOG:

I have read this statement before, concerning the barrel moving .100" before link down, and was hoping you could elaborate on a suitable method for checking this......especially for a...
Forum: STI/SVI 01-21-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 884
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
Rwe: I'm curious if your friend was the...

Rwe:

I'm curious if your friend was the original owner of this pistol?

That was excellent service since it appears the wording of their warranty has changed; and this was pointed out recently...
Forum: STI/SVI 01-21-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,704
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
My Son and I both bought 2019 Staccato Ps last...

My Son and I both bought 2019 Staccato Ps last year, and we both paid less than MSRP.....direct from a Dealer.

This time last year, Jay Christiansen (STI Factory Team Shooter) was also offering...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-18-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,923
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
^^^^^^ This!!!

^^^^^^ This!!!
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-18-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,923
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
KC: Very nice looking Trigger Kits! ...

KC:

Very nice looking Trigger Kits!

http://kcskustomcreations.com/roll-trigger-kit/

As someone that completed Chuck's Advanced 1911 Fire Control Workshop, it's great seeing this in your...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-18-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,923
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
Since Chuck doesn't have the 1911 Pro site or...

Since Chuck doesn't have the 1911 Pro site or Warner Precision up and running for the moment, this was some information he offered not too long ago........
...
Forum: STI/SVI 01-16-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,658
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
I have read statements such as these on this AND...

I have read statements such as these on this AND other Forums concerning STI's Warranty:





Again, I have read this many times; and IIRC, our valued expert Descartian has also pointed this...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-16-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
What has worked for me in the past was to take a...

What has worked for me in the past was to take a small hammer that has a rubber or plastic head, and lightly tap on the front edge of the right side half of the ambi safety's thumb ledge.

:)
Forum: STI/SVI 01-16-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,658
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
I know others here may have already seen this;...

I know others here may have already seen this; from another Forum's post:



If the reply email from STI is as he received it, I'm very curious as to the statement:



If true, what's this...
Forum: STI/SVI 01-03-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
If you looking for a great trigger that won't...

If you looking for a great trigger that won't require modifying the STI grip, I can recommend these:

http://ccgunworks.com/widebody-trigger-medium-flat/

Installed one in my Stac P and only...
Forum: STI/SVI 12-31-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,397
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
Yea, I've changed and fitted new triggers in all...

Yea, I've changed and fitted new triggers in all my 1911/2011 pistols. Pretty straightforward process IMO.....

That grip issue with the Stac C also turns me away from owning one. Regardless of...
Forum: STI/SVI 12-30-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,397
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
jeep45238: It appears my thinking was flawed...

jeep45238:

It appears my thinking was flawed on the trigger assembly, and I want to apologize for any mis-leading info I shared.

I'm happy to eat crow on this one as I'm sure Descartian above...
Forum: STI/SVI 12-30-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,562
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
Just checked my STI rear notch, and it's .134"...

Just checked my STI rear notch, and it's .134" wide.....

Stock front is .180 tall by .135" wide.

The Wilson rear along with a Dawson front should work out just fine!! I think you'll have a...
Forum: STI/SVI 12-30-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,562
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
As a "Senior" shooter with Senior eyes, I find it...

As a "Senior" shooter with Senior eyes, I find it really helps my sight alignment if there's a bit of daylight around the sides of the front sight sitting in the rear cutout.
Since the rear uses a...
Forum: STI/SVI 12-30-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,511
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
This is the tool-less guide rod Dawson sells for...

This is the tool-less guide rod Dawson sells for the Stac P:

https://dawsonprecision.com/guiderod-sti-4-15-bull-barrel-tool-less-by-dawson-precision/

It includes one standard (13#) spring....
Forum: STI/SVI 12-30-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,562
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
This is the series that my 020-049 sight came...

This is the series that my 020-049 sight came from:

https://dawsonprecision.com/sti-fiber-optic-front-sights/

This front was installed, while I waited, at Dawson after discussing the height I...
Forum: STI/SVI 12-30-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,562
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
As I prefer fully adjustable sights on any of my...

As I prefer fully adjustable sights on any of my "range" guns, I went with the No-Mar rear conversion with a Dawson 130T/100W FO front. Couldn't be happier with the sight picture.

If your staying...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-11-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
I've seen Pullman Arms mentioned many times as...

I've seen Pullman Arms mentioned many times as one of the premier micro welders available........

https://americanhandgunner.com/our-experts/micro-welding/

HTHs
Forum: STI/SVI 12-05-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,401
Posted By GUNSnHOGS
Why not try some American Eagle 147g AE9FP? It's...

Why not try some American Eagle 147g AE9FP? It's running 147PF and is super accurate in the STI 4.15" barrels!

;)
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