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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-23-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 809
Posted By BBBBill
Robin Hood, remember that the slide stop pin hole...

Robin Hood, remember that the slide stop pin hole is several thousandths larger than the slide stop pin already, thus some of that compensation for the link arc and the barrel flat is built in to the...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 09-23-2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By BBBBill
A regular 9mm barrel will not work in a 40 slide....

A regular 9mm barrel will not work in a 40 slide. There are special conversion barrels made for that. You still have a 40 breech face, so reliability might not be as good since the 40 extractor might...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-22-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 809
Posted By BBBBill
<edit> Never the little hole! <edit> ...

<edit> Never the little hole! <edit>
Neither is the preferred answer and should be the goal. Do so only if you encounter what log mentions below and then ony a couple thousandths. Unlike the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-22-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,971
Posted By BBBBill
By the time I said that I had moved on to...

By the time I said that I had moved on to discussing forged and bar stock. Not saying you can't weld MIM (I sure can't) because I'm sure it has been done, but I would not waste my time on it because...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-21-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,971
Posted By BBBBill
Guys, the grip safety face under the notch is the...

Guys, the grip safety face under the notch is the original overtravel stop (the part of the notch indicated in log man's post). That's the way it was from day one. Overtravel screws came along quite...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-21-2020, 01:26 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,971
Posted By BBBBill
No. The tabs are for pre-travel. The screw in the...

No. The tabs are for pre-travel. The screw in the face of the trigger is for over-travel.
A common method is to cut a couple slots in the front curve of the bow and bend down your own pre-travel...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-16-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 789
Posted By BBBBill
.060" chamfer at 45 degrees.

.060" chamfer at 45 degrees.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-16-2020, 01:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 999
Posted By BBBBill
Shouldn't hurt if it is only a tiny bit on the...

Shouldn't hurt if it is only a tiny bit on the corner. I would not round the whole thing like a TR sear nose. The main thing is that the sear has absolutely zero movement while on safe.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-15-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 999
Posted By BBBBill
Might be time to bring this back this from a post...

Might be time to bring this back this from a post I did a few years back -

My way of fitting. Others may have a better way. Edited for a bit more clarity... hopefully.

This is pretty verbose...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-15-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By BBBBill
Out of a couple hundred I have yet to find a...

Out of a couple hundred I have yet to find a single 1911 slide with a tapered factory/GI type dovetail.
Forum: Rimfire! 09-14-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 895
Posted By BBBBill
I ordered a couple. That's the most I've ever...

I ordered a couple. That's the most I've ever spent per magazine. Seems crazy. I never paid that much for MP-5 mags.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 09-14-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,228
Posted By BBBBill
It's not only frequency that is being managed by...

It's not only frequency that is being managed by a line conditioner or UPS. The voltage from a common generator is often not within normal utility paprameters with frequent excursions beyond the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-14-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 789
Posted By BBBBill
^^^ Exactly! Putting more load on the barrel lug....

^^^ Exactly! Putting more load on the barrel lug. I cannot help but believe that a barrel will not live as long in a Remington or similarly machined frame as it would in another with a properly...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-14-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By BBBBill
I was told by a couple of those old bullseye...

I was told by a couple of those old bullseye smiths that was to limit vertical engagement on barrels that had GI spec lug slots.



Hence my original advice about measurements and possibly...
Forum: Rimfire! 09-14-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 895
Posted By BBBBill
Anyone have input on where to find decent...

Anyone have input on where to find decent magazines for the H-S? I'm in need of several.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-13-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By BBBBill
Not for the powder puff loads that he wants to...

Not for the powder puff loads that he wants to shoot.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-12-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By BBBBill
How far does the extractor nose extend out of the...

How far does the extractor nose extend out of the breech block? What is the hook to breech face measurement? Does the extractor have any fore/aft movement in the slide? Those numbers will guide the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-12-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 737
Posted By BBBBill
Just remember that there are other areas of fit...

Just remember that there are other areas of fit to check that can affect whether the holes line up or not. Too many manufacturers with too many different specs and tolerances. Look at the whole...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-10-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By BBBBill
If you must have it that way, then maybe a custom...

If you must have it that way, then maybe a custom plug similar to the OACP plug. You would have to notch the back end of the spring tunnel to retain it.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-08-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 737
Posted By BBBBill
Chainsaw file. Sometimes the ribs on the...

Chainsaw file.

Sometimes the ribs on the side are a touch long and can be filed back on the top end to allow the MSH to seat further into the frame.

Does the MSH go flush with the bottom of...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-08-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 419
Posted By BBBBill
Sure they do. Oxynate 84. But you don't wat to...

Sure they do. Oxynate 84. But you don't wat to spend that much for a one off job.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-06-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By BBBBill
Yes, they can be found in PDF format, but the...

Yes, they can be found in PDF format, but the publisher will contest that view about public domain.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 09-05-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,130
Posted By BBBBill
A masters is not longer sufficient. A Pharm.D. is...

A masters is not longer sufficient. A Pharm.D. is now required in the US.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-05-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 633
Posted By BBBBill
I would first fit a square bottom firing pin stop...

I would first fit a square bottom firing pin stop and put a tiny radius on the bottom corner. Then change to a stronger hammer spring, say 24-25 pounds. I will bet that you can run an 18-20 pound...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-03-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By BBBBill
A new one on me, too. Looks like the barrel is...

A new one on me, too. Looks like the barrel is marked 38 Auto. Unless it says Super 38 Auto it makes it pretty darned old.
I would not do it today, but I can see where a fellow with a bit of...
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