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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-05-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,652
Posted By Magnumite
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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-04-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 862
Posted By Magnumite
Much of what you stated is true. The quoted part...

Much of what you stated is true. The quoted part of the statement is simple to justify not buying a G29. Some don’t care for Glocks. After first hand experience I would by an SA Mil Spec Defender...
Forum: Rock Island Armory 07-04-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By Magnumite
^^^ One major smith on this site stated that.

^^^ One major smith on this site stated that.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-02-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,652
Posted By Magnumite
Takes a whole lot less time, too, to do a wheel...

Takes a whole lot less time, too, to do a wheel alignment!
Forum: Rock Island Armory 07-02-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By Magnumite
Not which profile aspects you are looking to...

Not which profile aspects you are looking to change. RickBís sample is excellent. Here is an in progress work I have on a RIA GI. My focus was to move up the curve behind and below the trigger...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-02-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 767
Posted By Magnumite
Yes. Maybe. LOL. It seems you have your...

Yes. Maybe. LOL. It seems you have your bases covered.

EGW puts extra metal on the grip safety flats. This is where the top of the lower grip safety body meets the frame just below the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-01-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 767
Posted By Magnumite
I didn’t catch it in the thread...is this by...

I didn’t catch it in the thread...is this by chance an EGW grip safety?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-01-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 348,974
Posted By Magnumite
WOW-zer!

WOW-zer!
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-01-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,652
Posted By Magnumite
Cost effectiveness. But once the shipping is...

Cost effectiveness. But once the shipping is considered it may be back to square one. I think when I did the quick math it was $430 plus the shipping. Wilson may charge a call tag for shipping...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-30-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,652
Posted By Magnumite
That is high for just labor. Any correctly...

That is high for just labor.

Any correctly fit barrel would have proper application of both.

Here is a guide for you. It will cost to ship both ways. Compare that to your labor only. You...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-30-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,652
Posted By Magnumite
If that includes cost of a good make barrel that...

If that includes cost of a good make barrel that is about right. I figure 2.5 to 3.0 hours minimum to fit a barrel. Many smiths charge $50 to $75 an hour. Considering how it will shoot and...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-30-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 767
Posted By Magnumite
A swaging technique may be used on an arm just a...

A swaging technique may be used on an arm just a bit short or too shallow.

Also filing the grip safety and mainspring housing ligs can be used to recover movement for shallow deactivation travel.
Forum: Rock Island Armory 06-28-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By Magnumite
RickB, nice work on the magwell opening. Very...

RickB, nice work on the magwell opening. Very nicely done.
Forum: Alchemy Custom 06-27-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 780
Posted By Magnumite
Cudos!

Cudos!
Forum: Rock Island Armory 06-25-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By Magnumite
May have to fit the EGW mag catch. Ed Browns are...

May have to fit the EGW mag catch. Ed Browns are good, too. Typically drop right in.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-24-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By Magnumite
FWIW, not being preachy but an observation. I...

FWIW, not being preachy but an observation. I read of links causing a number of issues during building or rebarreling a 1911.

Once a proper link is selected and fit any other issues lay...
Forum: Rock Island Armory 06-23-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By Magnumite
EGW high shelf mag catch, Wolff extra power mag...

EGW high shelf mag catch, Wolff extra power mag springs
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-20-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,662
Posted By Magnumite
Its not gaining speed because of input force. It...

Its not gaining speed because of input force. It speeds up because of the changing rate of the barrel dropping from the link pulling it down compared to the original linear direction.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-19-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,662
Posted By Magnumite
The mass is greater at the beginning of the...

The mass is greater at the beginning of the recoil cycle as you indicated. You are correct the link is loaded then. But the direction of load changes as the barrel follows the link in its arc...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-18-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,662
Posted By Magnumite
The link will begin to load as soon as the link...

The link will begin to load as soon as the link pin leaves the flats, or soon after dependent on lug fit. That loading will be low since the link’s arc path is not yet great, more in line with the...
Forum: Rock Island Armory 06-17-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Magnumite
Thank you. I like 'usin'" guns.

Thank you. I like 'usin'" guns.
Forum: Rock Island Armory 06-17-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Magnumite
Target pics

Target pics
Forum: Rock Island Armory 06-17-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Magnumite
RIA FS A1 Rescue Pistol

RIA, GI 45 ACP, 5”, fixed sights, dark park finish, rental rescue which wouldn’t extract. Bought without mag and grips. Upgraded high visibility 3 dot sights with front sight being dovetail variety...
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 06-17-2020, 03:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By Magnumite
Are these all takeoffs or a mix of new and...

Are these all takeoffs or a mix of new and takeoffs?
Forum: Want to Sell/Trade (WTS/WTT) 06-17-2020, 02:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By Magnumite
I bet I know which pistol that VZ set will go...

I bet I know which pistol that VZ set will go on...
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