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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By BBBBill
I've fit many of the EZFit barrels and have...

I've fit many of the EZFit barrels and have changed the supplied link out for a standard type link, usually a #3, on every single one of them.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-02-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By BBBBill
No need to search. Call them with your dimensions...

No need to search. Call them with your dimensions and they will turn one for you.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-02-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By BBBBill
To address a couple points - Some stainless is...

To address a couple points - Some stainless is magnetic, some not. Stainless can be blued using the correct chemicals. Brownell's sells the right stuff, Oxynate 84.
Forum: ARs ONLY 04-01-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 718
Posted By BBBBill
You are confusing the FAL with an HK 91/G-3. No...

You are confusing the FAL with an HK 91/G-3. No flutes in a FAL.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-01-2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 325
Posted By BBBBill
Probably has to do with where the rounds...

Probably has to do with where the rounds originated and which organization had first shot at establishing standards. US vs European.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-31-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 701
Posted By BBBBill
Looks great. Apparently he did a better job than...

Looks great. Apparently he did a better job than most at hiding the original rear sight dovetail. Looks like it was never there. Very nice lower half. It looks like they were meant for each other.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-30-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,015
Posted By BBBBill
Because a recoil spring is not a mainspring. Two...

Because a recoil spring is not a mainspring. Two different animals. Recoil springs go in the slide under the barrel. Mainsprings go in the mainspring housing.

Look here down the page -...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-29-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By BBBBill
They're gonna look at you real funny if you put...

They're gonna look at you real funny if you put new money in their hands. :biglaugh:
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 03-28-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By BBBBill
I have no knowledge of anyone doing this, but if...

I have no knowledge of anyone doing this, but if anyone can it would be Pullman Arms in Worchester MA. They are used by several of the top tier smiths for difficult welding.

Pullman Arms
Dan...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 964
Posted By BBBBill
^^^^ Yep. Hence my reason for not using them per...

^^^^ Yep. Hence my reason for not using them per my reply in post #18 above.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 03-26-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 22,921
Posted By BBBBill
Reminds me of the book "earth Abide" by George R...

Reminds me of the book "earth Abide" by George R Stewart.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By BBBBill
First, measure your barrel OD, slide ID, and...

First, measure your barrel OD, slide ID, and distance from the face of the slide to the front edge of the bushing retaining lug slot. Then call EGW and ask for an angle bored bushing to match.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2020, 12:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 964
Posted By BBBBill
Well.... JMB would not have rested on his laurels...

Well.... JMB would not have rested on his laurels or rump had he lived to continue designing and improving guns. Metallurgy has improved enormously since the 1911 was designed. The Army Ordnance...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-25-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 964
Posted By BBBBill
Looks like the old Detonics extractor from way...

Looks like the old Detonics extractor from way back.



Inside square corners are a no-no. The print calls for a small radius there. Some makers have failed to do that, resulting in a sub par...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-25-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 964
Posted By BBBBill
Numerous alloys qualify as "spring steel", some...

Numerous alloys qualify as "spring steel", some carbon some stainless, and great strides have been made since the originally spec'd grade, so don't get hung up on marketing terminology. I'm surer...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 895
Posted By BBBBill
Pros - Protects the gun better than bluing or...

Pros - Protects the gun better than bluing or nickel. Do not assume that a hard chrome can or will not rust. Rust is much less likely, but I've seen it happen numerous times. It still requires some...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,246
Posted By BBBBill
For shimming the width of the trigger die. I've...

For shimming the width of the trigger die. I've not had to do that on any of my triggers, but no reason it won't work. Shim stock can be had in rolls from a machinery supply or use an old set of...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 436
Posted By BBBBill
Does the Ruger use Series 80 lock work and does...

Does the Ruger use Series 80 lock work and does your trigger have an overtravel screw?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 522
Posted By BBBBill
With an ID of .566" you definitely do not want to...

With an ID of .566" you definitely do not want to turn the barrel down. There would be little left if you did! Sounds almost like you have a "skinny" barrel bushing for a 9 or 38S.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 03-24-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By BBBBill
Inevitable since all meetings of large groups...

Inevitable since all meetings of large groups have been banned for now.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,015
Posted By BBBBill
Old habits are hard to break. My last assignment...

Old habits are hard to break. My last assignment before retirement was running a shop of about 80 folks. My shift was 12 hours (really 14 as I came in an hour early and stayed over after the shift)...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By BBBBill
Not sintered either. Clue - One of the top...

Not sintered either. Clue - One of the top semi-custom shops sourced their frames from the original company that made the frames for Kimber and that shop don't use MIM/sintered frames and slides....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,246
Posted By BBBBill
Trigger track spec is .623" +.005"/-.000". Square...

Trigger track spec is .623" +.005"/-.000". Square file and trigger track stones are the go to for that.



You can use a Dremel cutoff wheel to cut a couple parallel notches on one side of the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 522
Posted By BBBBill
Has to be an (very) old stock part as Kings has...

Has to be an (very) old stock part as Kings has been defunct for years. I installed/fit a bunch way back when. When that was made there were not nearly as many barrels and bushings available as there...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 01:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By BBBBill
Sounds like you got an old Clark bushing. I...

Sounds like you got an old Clark bushing. I didn't think that they offered those anymore. EGW, Harrison, Wilson, Brown all offer conventional oversize bushings for sizing on a lathe. Brownell's...
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