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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-04-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By Greg Derr
I use a Q tip rod cut to the width of the sear....

I use a Q tip rod cut to the width of the sear. Then assemble, place in the pistol and use the sear pin to push out the "slave pin". Also try assembly in a clear plastic bag if that spring lets loose...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-01-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By Greg Derr
Sorry to see this one go. It felt great at the...

Sorry to see this one go. It felt great at the range. One of my favorites so far this year.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-28-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,080
Posted By Greg Derr
Very nice Jason, the finish looks amazing.

Very nice Jason, the finish looks amazing.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-23-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By Greg Derr
A Good Starting Point.

I get asked often for before photos. Truth is my son is in charge of in processing and disassemby so I often don't get to see the donors in the full before state. Well he's off finishing college...
Forum: Colt 05-22-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By Greg Derr
Those have been de-milled.

Those have been de-milled.
Forum: Colt 05-22-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By Greg Derr
Odd Couple of Nines

Since I've been kept off the range I've made a little extra headway on some long term projects. The "Caliber Project" is a 4 year venture. One of each Colt production caliber.( twelve in total) All...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-20-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 718
Posted By Greg Derr
Cerakote is not a cure for lack of fit. The...

Cerakote is not a cure for lack of fit. The coating will just rub off as soon as you start functioning the slide. If you want a fine durable coating go with IonBond.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-20-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By Greg Derr
Looking good.

Looking good.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-19-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By Greg Derr
1913 Carry Colt pics.

This is a very nice 1913 Colt US Army that found its way to me from a base in Georgia. The owner wanted a carry piece but did not want to lose the traditional US Army feel for the old war horse. I...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-16-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,519
Posted By Greg Derr
who makes that link- that thing is huge. could it...

who makes that link- that thing is huge. could it be bottoming out on the frame?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-12-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By Greg Derr
Is this a stainless frame and slide?

Is this a stainless frame and slide?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-11-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By Greg Derr
Barrel bed clearance ?

Barrel bed clearance ?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-10-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By Greg Derr
Like PW said. Most cutting fluids are water based...

Like PW said. Most cutting fluids are water based now.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-08-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Greg Derr
What are you questioning!

What are you questioning!
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-04-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By Greg Derr
Very nicely done.

Very nicely done.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-01-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,512
Posted By Greg Derr
Table Stakes 1911 pics.

https://i.imgur.com/KgDsEXe.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/KQ7EsHR.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/tIkGUlG.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/YZJB1Ym.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/8jQDywW.jpg
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-01-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 653
Posted By Greg Derr
MGW makes a correct front sight in wide tenon....

MGW makes a correct front sight in wide tenon. The tenon can be narrowed to fit the older style slot. It's a easy for a smith.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-30-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By Greg Derr
https://i.imgur.com/5CpgnI2.jpg?1

https://i.imgur.com/5CpgnI2.jpg?1
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-25-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 912
Posted By Greg Derr
That's awesome. I know how painstaking stippling...

That's awesome. I know how painstaking stippling can be. Very nice.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-23-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,636
Posted By Greg Derr
Hard chrome should not affect the function like...

Hard chrome should not affect the function like that. Also if the bullets are setting back, the crimp is not right.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-21-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By Greg Derr
That’s a very soft rear sight you have there. :)...

That’s a very soft rear sight you have there. :) it went in easy. You might look at the Turnbull rear sight it’s better.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-13-2020, 05:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By Greg Derr
The wood needs to be stabilized.

The wood needs to be stabilized.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-12-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,053
Posted By Greg Derr
Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-10-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By Greg Derr
USMC Gunny 1911

A Colt 1911 custom crafted for a USMC Gunnery Sergeant. Started with a Colt pre 70 re-issue. Kart barrel, serrations and high cut. EGW bushing and ambi safety. A NOS wide wide hammer and lanyard loop...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-09-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By Greg Derr
If you have a hard slide like Sig or sometimes a...

If you have a hard slide like Sig or sometimes a Norinco etc. I go with the number #30 instead of the #31 drill. I also tap in the mill sprindle not by hand which allows for easier and straighter...
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