1911Forum - Search Results
1911Forum
Advertise Here
Forum   Reviews   Rules   Legal   Site Supporters & Donations   Advertise


Go Back   1911Forum >

Notices


Showing results 1 to 25 of 29
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Lostinthewoods
Forum: Smith & Wesson 09-20-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,575
Posted By Lostinthewoods
Hilton Yam article on E series?

Some years ago Hilton Yam did an article on the E series. Does anyone have a copy of the article or a link? I've been googling like crazy. Thanks.

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
Forum: Smith & Wesson 02-08-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,515
Posted By Lostinthewoods
Novak days the current dovetails need to be...

Novak days the current dovetails need to be welded up and recut. More trouble and cost than it's worth to me.

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using Tapatalk
Forum: Smith & Wesson 02-08-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,515
Posted By Lostinthewoods
I may be speaking to the wrong people at Novak. ...

I may be speaking to the wrong people at Novak. They are more interested in selling me new Gen 3 sights than anything else. I don't want anything that they offer I just want a universal Novak cut...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 02-07-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,738
Posted By Lostinthewoods
I have an SW1911TA. It is an E-series with an...

I have an SW1911TA. It is an E-series with an accessory rail. I have also owned Colt and SA 1911s. The Colt with its firing pin block deviates as much from JMB's patent as the S&W does (same goes...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 02-07-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,515
Posted By Lostinthewoods
E Series true Novak sight cut help

I love my E Series. It has been 100% reliable for several years and many rounds. I really don't want to sell it but I just can't get any sights that I like with the stupid non standard sight cut. ...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 10-19-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,916
Posted By Lostinthewoods
No safety for me.. It already has a striker...

No safety for me.. It already has a striker block and trigger safety. In my opinion the safety on the shield is too difficult to manipulate in a high stres situation. Buying one with the safety...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 06-02-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,262
Posted By Lostinthewoods
Great minds.... ...

Great minds....

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160602/3b94bc6bc00515e8b16af76c2c3db575.jpg
Forum: Smith & Wesson 10-29-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,655
Posted By Lostinthewoods
How did you remove the slide etching?

How did you remove the slide etching?
Forum: Smith & Wesson 05-23-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,887
Posted By Lostinthewoods
I see a lot of love for willson 47D's. I traded...

I see a lot of love for willson 47D's. I traded all of mine as they had a habit of spontaneous self dissasembly. The follower would sometimes come out of the mag body when they ejected. I also did...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 12-08-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,072
Posted By Lostinthewoods
My SZW1911TA made in May has no machine or...

My SZW1911TA made in May has no machine or tooling marks anywhere except for a slight tooling mark below the bow tie. The bow tie mark is pretty much unavoidable anyway.
Forum: Smith & Wesson 11-06-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 56,812
Posted By Lostinthewoods
There are a lot more happy customers than this...

There are a lot more happy customers than this thread may indicate. Very few There are around 9K E series in circulation and only a handful of complaints scattered around the forums. My E series...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 10-29-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,403
Posted By Lostinthewoods
The pin should not protrude. Hit it with a drop...

The pin should not protrude. Hit it with a drop of Loctite and drive it flush. Just out of curiosity is yours a solid pin or roll pin?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-13-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,418
Posted By Lostinthewoods
Very nice. I think this would look cool on the...

Very nice. I think this would look cool on the top of the slide as well.

I had always wanted to do a slide with no serrations on the side but with a full pattern of some type on the flats. I...
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 10-07-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 972
Posted By Lostinthewoods
I'll take em! PM me your paypal address.

I'll take em! PM me your paypal address.
Forum: Smith & Wesson 10-06-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 935
Posted By Lostinthewoods
crickets...

crickets...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 10-05-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 935
Posted By Lostinthewoods
MGW sight tool work on S&W 1911's?

I'm swapping out the rear sight on my SW1911TA and cannot get the rear sight to budge with an oak dowel and hammer.... Does the MGW sight tool work on the S&W 1911 sights with their unique dovetail?
Forum: Smith & Wesson 10-04-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,373
Posted By Lostinthewoods
Well if it makes anyone feel better my E series...

Well if it makes anyone feel better my E series built in the end of May has been issue free since I picked it up a few weeks ago. I did replace the sear spring with a replacement from Cylinder &...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 10-04-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 972
Posted By Lostinthewoods
I just received a warren tactical sight for my...

I just received a warren tactical sight for my series. It is heading to tool tech to have a single tritium lamp installed after I fit it to the slide and verify poi/poa. I do not think that the...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 09-30-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,199
Posted By Lostinthewoods
Looks great! I have the same pistol in black. ...

Looks great! I have the same pistol in black. How well does that Ed Brown mag well match the contour of he factory mag well bevel? Can you take a closeup of the mag well area? Thanks and good...
Forum: Smith & Wesson 09-30-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,248
Posted By Lostinthewoods
My SW1911TA serial number UCK76XX built in the...

My SW1911TA serial number UCK76XX built in the end of May has the roll pin. It was installed flush with the top of the slide recess and has not moved in 500 or so rounds. I am not overly concerned...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-29-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,172
Posted By Lostinthewoods
You nailed it. I didn't feel like waiting until...

You nailed it. I didn't feel like waiting until tomorrow. I fully detail stripped the pistol and spent some time learning how everything worked. I did have the sear spring slightly cocked. All is...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-29-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,172
Posted By Lostinthewoods
The video I saw was pretty specific about holding...

The video I saw was pretty specific about holding the grip safety in the whole time. I guess that wasn't the correct thing to do...

I'll pull the MSH and GS and reassemble everything tomorrow and...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-29-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,172
Posted By Lostinthewoods
Grip Safety Issue

I have a new S&W 1911TA E-series. I have around 500 issue free rounds through it. Prior to my first outing I replaced the recoil spring with a Wolff 18.5# spring per Hilton Yam's review and...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-18-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,572
Posted By Lostinthewoods
Thanks for all of the good advice guys. I have...

Thanks for all of the good advice guys. I have extra mags on order and I will add a squib rod to my bag. I also ordered a spare firing pin/stop and extractor/spring/roll pin (New E series S&W with...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-17-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,572
Posted By Lostinthewoods
Spare Parts

Just bought my first 1911. I plan on using it for USPSA single stack. What spare parts should I have in my range bag? For example I usually carry an extra striker and spring for my M&P's as a...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 29

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:52 PM.


NOTICE TO USERS OF THIS SITE: By continuing to use this site, you certify that you have read and agree to abide by the Legal Terms of Use. All information, data, text or other materials ("Content") posted to this site by any users are the sole responsibility of those users. 1911Forum does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of such Content.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 2015 1911Forum.com, LLC. All Rights Reserved