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Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 04-01-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 702
Posted By MaverickDMD
Just stay at home and not allow spread of this...

Just stay at home and not allow spread of this virus. It's no time to flaunt some juvenile display of going against the government you voted in.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 04-01-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 586
Posted By MaverickDMD
Who reads the Russian Times? Russia will do...

Who reads the Russian Times? Russia will do anything to keep Trump in power.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 04-01-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By MaverickDMD
I think I'll be able to figure it out. It's not...

I think I'll be able to figure it out. It's not rocket surgery and gunsmiths aren't, in general, geniuses.

It's been quite a topic on handgunsandammunition.com however and there has been quite...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-31-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By MaverickDMD
Yeah sure. No point in learning or improving...

Yeah sure. No point in learning or improving anything.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-31-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,882
Posted By MaverickDMD
A bit paranoid? I have locks on my doors.

A bit paranoid? I have locks on my doors.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-31-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By MaverickDMD
Great pep talk Gipper. I'm sure I'm not...

Great pep talk Gipper.

I'm sure I'm not the first to have asked this in the last 85 years. And how did these smiths learn? And why is it a secret?
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-31-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By MaverickDMD
I bet LogMan knows...

I bet LogMan knows...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-31-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By MaverickDMD
Cool. I shoot PPC. Do you think the Bomar is...

Cool. I shoot PPC. Do you think the Bomar is better for bullseye than fiber optic or is F/O illegal there like PPC?
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-31-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By MaverickDMD
What's The Deal With The Hi Power Hammer?

I've been reading up on the 1911 sear/hammer relationship in hopes of applying that vast knowledge to the Hi Power.

There is much talk about hammer hook height as well as the coveted 90 degree...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-31-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By MaverickDMD
I have 245PR ('88) Israeli that also has the half...

I have 245PR ('88) Israeli that also has the half moon front sight, no rib and a spur hammer. What year is the MK2 in full swing? 1989?
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-30-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By MaverickDMD
All I changed on my SS was the extractor (Hard...

All I changed on my SS was the extractor (Hard Chrome from Numrich - perfect colour match), honed the sear and hammer interfaces, went down to a 26 lb mainspring and straightened out (softened) the...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-30-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,323
Posted By MaverickDMD
If the new safety needs any fitting Id be...

If the new safety needs any fitting Id be surprised. If it does its not difficult as the surface that would need to be adjusted can be seen by looking inside the safety area when the slide is off. ...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-30-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,323
Posted By MaverickDMD
The C&S safety is much wider and is pretty much...

The C&S safety is much wider and is pretty much the same length so it gives the same leverage as the original Mk3 safety lever. However, it being wider gives a better thumb operation.

The little...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-30-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By MaverickDMD
The hot one seems to be the SS version. They are...

The hot one seems to be the SS version. They are great guns.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-30-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By MaverickDMD
Do you mean sold out or the advertising is less?

Do you mean sold out or the advertising is less?
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-30-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,323
Posted By MaverickDMD
This

This
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-30-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,323
Posted By MaverickDMD
These are the critical angles in trigger weight,...

These are the critical angles in trigger weight, smoothness and length of pull (once take up is complete). Like this.
Left side is hammer, right is sear nose viewed from passenger side of gun;...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-30-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,323
Posted By MaverickDMD
This is internet lore. The safety just...

This is internet lore.

The safety just needs the longer lever arm as I said. The proper snick can be had by the shapes of the 2 bowled notches and their isthmus on the frame. By changing the...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-30-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,323
Posted By MaverickDMD
With all due respect Slav, these pictures don't...

With all due respect Slav, these pictures don't show any "angles" that you describe.

What is needed are the appropriate angles of the sear nose and the hammer hook - these are the angles that...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-30-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,323
Posted By MaverickDMD
I'm with Rellascout on this one. I didn't like...

I'm with Rellascout on this one. I didn't like the idea of SFS and that it also altered the look of the gun.

I instead learned how to stone my own sear nose and hammer hook geometry myself by...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-30-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,323
Posted By MaverickDMD
I'm with Rellascout on this one. I didn't like...

I'm with Rellascout on this one. I didn't like the idea of SFS and that it also altered the look of the gun.

I instead learned how to stone my own sear nose and hammer hook geometry myself by...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-30-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By MaverickDMD
It works fine perfectly on all Hi Powers and the...

It works fine perfectly on all Hi Powers and the Sista. It is metal and hols securely by strong 2-sided tape and geometry.

Why pay $500 to have a beavertail irreversibly added and the have to...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-30-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By MaverickDMD
FYI I'm currently working on a removable beaver...

FYI I'm currently working on a removable beaver tail for the Hi Power and clones. I will have it up for purchase soon.

Search my recent post in the Browning Hi Power section of this forum for...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-30-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By MaverickDMD
I've toyed with this idea but the part that has...

I've toyed with this idea but the part that has stopped me is how to figure out the height to set the front sight. How is this measured and/or where does one obtain this information?
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-24-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 659
Posted By MaverickDMD
BTW, the trigger you asked about earlier on is a...

BTW, the trigger you asked about earlier on is a Garthwaite trigger.
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