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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 10:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 317
Posted By pistolwrench
Wow! I've been waiting for a post by Rich...

Wow!
I've been waiting for a post by Rich Petrone, telling us yet again, how he fabricated a front sight from a concrete nail......
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 10:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 539
Posted By pistolwrench
A shortened Govt spring in a commander length may...

A shortened Govt spring in a commander length may run just fine.
But the pressure exerted right at lock-up will be
reduced.
Not an ideal situation.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 10:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 539
Posted By pistolwrench
"I read some where the 1911 9mm had tighter coils...

"I read some where the 1911 9mm had tighter coils on the recoil spring,"

Rich, you can 'read' most things on the internet.
It does not mean it is true.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 539
Posted By pistolwrench
"not even know that 9mm recoil springs have...

"not even know that 9mm recoil springs have tighter coils than .45acp recoil springs"

No, they do not.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-11-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 657
Posted By pistolwrench
mega, YUP!!!

mega,
YUP!!!
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-10-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 657
Posted By pistolwrench
Be careful how you support the lower lug! ...

Be careful how you support the lower lug!
Improperly supported all the force will be on one of the lug legs.
It could bend in or even break off.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-04-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By pistolwrench
I've seen that to a lesser degree on cast frames...

I've seen that to a lesser degree on cast frames from a very popular manufacturer.
One of several reasons I no longer use them.

Being aluminum, no way to really fix it.
Sorry.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-01-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,097
Posted By pistolwrench
Kind of like doing your own front end alignment. ...

Kind of like doing your own front end alignment.
Sure, it can be done with a piece of chalk and a tape measure.
I've done it.
But there is a lot more to it than meets the eye.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-30-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,097
Posted By pistolwrench
Steve Morrison of MARS Armament knows his stuff. ...

Steve Morrison of MARS Armament knows his stuff.
I'd wager you would receive full value for the price.

Plenty of 'hacks' that would install your barrel for $100.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-28-2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,040
Posted By pistolwrench
Ignore it and move on. Or remove it. No...

Ignore it and move on.
Or remove it.
No consequence.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-27-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,865
Posted By pistolwrench
mojo, You've shown us better than average...

mojo,
You've shown us better than average photography skills.
I'm pretty certain many here would like to see pics of the gun overall.
And certainly pics of the frame feed ramp/barrel mouth.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-22-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 500
Posted By pistolwrench
Steve, Great info. This post should be a...

Steve,
Great info.
This post should be a sticky.
Who textured your mainspring housing?
Forum: Revolvers 06-21-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,389
Posted By pistolwrench
I got this one a few weeks ago. ...

I got this one a few weeks ago.

https://i.imgur.com/IhChhYg.jpg
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-20-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 393
Posted By pistolwrench
When the barrel is fully in battery, that...

When the barrel is fully in battery, that clearance will likely disappear.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-19-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,115
Posted By pistolwrench
"I had 2 colt alum frames cerakoted by 2...

"I had 2 colt alum frames cerakoted by 2 different Smith's and both came out like bleep"

I have had a couple of relationships with girls that did not end well.
Did I give up on girls?
Heck no!...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-18-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,730
Posted By pistolwrench
Saint Log has the patience of a saint! And...

Saint Log has the patience of a saint!
And great knowledge of how a 1911 functions.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-18-2020, 12:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,730
Posted By pistolwrench
If the barrel first strikes the bed, it does...

If the barrel first strikes the bed, it does stress the link.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-17-2020, 02:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By pistolwrench
Dang that is nice! In addition to everything...

Dang that is nice!
In addition to everything else, a PERFECT rear sight install.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-14-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By pistolwrench
Plunger tube has come loose.

Plunger tube has come loose.
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 06-14-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By pistolwrench
No, sorry. Just 45 and a few 9mm.

No, sorry.
Just 45 and a few 9mm.
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 06-13-2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By pistolwrench
Colt and Springfield barrels for sale.

Take offs from recent factory guns.
All as new. Factory test fired only.

45acp.

Colt stainless with link, pin and bushing. Newer throat style. .380" hood width.
$95 each, shipped and insured....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-13-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,730
Posted By pistolwrench
"If the barrel stops on the bed, you are...

"If the barrel stops on the bed, you are stressing the link with ever shot, no?"

Correct.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-13-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By pistolwrench
Pins are never MIM or cast.

Pins are never MIM or cast.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-11-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,730
Posted By pistolwrench
Ever hear of anybody using a Kuhnhausen build?

Ever hear of anybody using a Kuhnhausen build?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-02-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By pistolwrench
http://www.jrjcustompistols.com/

http://www.jrjcustompistols.com/
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