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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-27-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 994
Posted By seagiant
Hi, You would be wasting money and...

Hi,
You would be wasting money and energy.

Better if you take the time to educate yourself about 1911 extractors and then buy a EGW Practical and go for it.

Proof is in the pudding and...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-27-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Thanks, this was my really first time...

Hi,
Thanks, this was my really first time using these EGW parts and I was very impressed with the quality.

I will of course use them again on my next build!
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Be advised, the thicker front on the...

Hi,
Be advised, the thicker front on the EGW "Carry Bevel" bushings...

Will need the thicker recoil spring plug to match!

See my pics in post #3!
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 994
Posted By seagiant
Hi, This is true! What if he was...

Hi,
This is true!

What if he was alive today in the Modern World?

Boggles the mind, what new inventions he could come up with!!!:rolleyes:
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By seagiant
Hi, It is surprising to me that quite a...

Hi,
It is surprising to me that quite a few people that work on 1911's...

Do not understand, that the barrel is jacked up on the end, like a Muscle Car...

While in battery in the slide....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By seagiant
Hi, After blending, EGW ejecter, FPS, and...

Hi,
After blending, EGW ejecter, FPS, and extractor.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-25-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 994
Posted By seagiant
Hi, I'm not taking anything from anyone,...

Hi,
I'm not taking anything from anyone, but...

From my limited experience, trouble comes from parts makers not following the prints as JMB intended...

And good, well working, time...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-25-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Here is a pic of my last build a .45...

Hi,
Here is a pic of my last build a .45 Commander.

This is a Remsport slide before blending, with a EGW Practical Extractor and flat bottom FPS.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-25-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 994
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Interesting, George Smith, explains...

Hi,
Interesting, George Smith, explains that he uses a rounded edge type cutter to mill his extractors so as to prevent what's called a "stress riser" so to speak.

Nice to have someone...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-25-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 994
Posted By seagiant
Hi, On my last build I used the somewhat...

Hi,
On my last build I used the somewhat different EGW extractor.

I tensioned it just like a regular "leaf spring" type and prepped it the same.

I used Steve's info on extractor fitting...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2020, 04:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By seagiant
Hi On my last build, I usd a EGW "Angle...

Hi
On my last build, I usd a EGW "Angle Bore" bushing.

You give them your slide and barrel specs and they cut it for a hand fit.

I have a mill and lathe, but the bushing was so close I...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-23-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,156
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Something maybe we should keep in mind...

Hi,
Something maybe we should keep in mind is...

The fitting surface we file on the TS lug is just a stop surface.

Meaning it is great to get the stop surface and the place where it...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-23-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,742
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Sorry, just noticed this. I...

Hi,
Sorry, just noticed this.

I measure .080 off set center to center.

Take your safety and check it out.

You have to drill the shaft hole so it keeps the lug just high enough to be...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-23-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,156
Posted By seagiant
Hi, That would be it!:)

Hi,
That would be it!:)
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-23-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,156
Posted By seagiant
Hi, I always had a problem holding the...

Hi,
I always had a problem holding the safety and getting the angle right.

Made this block that ensures it's right.

Got this idea from a vid of a woman assembling Colt pistols at the...
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 03-23-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By seagiant
Hi, This is true...Ha!

Hi,
This is true...Ha!
Forum: Kydex and Leather Gear 03-22-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 490
Posted By seagiant
Hi, VERY nice! I make belts, haven't...

Hi,
VERY nice!
I make belts, haven't made a holster yet!
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-21-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By seagiant
Hi, I've never seen homemade rust blue...

Hi,
I've never seen homemade rust blue work that well?

Might want to try something from Brownell's.

Here is my Retro Combat I built and rust blued.
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 03-14-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 141
Posted By seagiant
WTS RCBS 44-250-Kieth

Hi,
I have an RCBS 2 cavity 44-250-Kieth style iron boolit mold.

It is in excellent condition!

I'd like $65 SHIPPED CONUS...

Paid by MO or Paypal F&F
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 03-13-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By seagiant
WTS RCBS 38-150-SWC Iron Mold!

Hi,
I have this RCBS 2 cavity 38-150-SWC iron boolit mold for sale.

It is in excellent condition.

I'd like $65 SHIPPED CONUS...

Payed with MO or Paypal F&F
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-13-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Thanks for the pics... VERY nice...

Hi,
Thanks for the pics...

VERY nice pistol!
Forum: Reloading Bench 03-10-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,323
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Very nice refurbs on those Hollywoods...

Hi,
Very nice refurbs on those Hollywoods Kevin!!!

As far as the PW Metallic II is concerned...

I think it is the best press ever made to load big rifle ammo on.

It is just sweet to...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-10-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By seagiant
https://www.brownells.com/gunsmith-tools-supplies/...

https://www.brownells.com/gunsmith-tools-supplies/handgun-tools/trigger-tools/1911-trigger-stirrup-die-prod788.aspx
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-09-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
Posted By seagiant
Hi, Nice work! Where do you get Rem...

Hi,
Nice work!

Where do you get Rem R1 slides???
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 02-28-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By seagiant
Hi, My Ahrend's DD Ebony's just came in...

Hi,
My Ahrend's DD Ebony's just came in from Tops Gun Supply for $60 ea.!

Can't beat that and fast shipping, totally satisfied!
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