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Forum: Competitive Shooting 06-12-2020, 12:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 799
Posted By Wa Jim
Use par time function and random start for...

Use par time function and random start for practice dry fire.

Keep squeezing the time downward.

Youll know if you got the shot off before the second beep.

Just be honest with yourself.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-06-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By Wa Jim
MSH spring Bores can be very rough. Does the...

MSH spring Bores can be very rough.

Does the spring cap move up/down the bore freely?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 05-27-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,963
Posted By Wa Jim
Yeah well its clearly obvious to me that the link...

Yeah well its clearly obvious to me that the link on the original barrel is waaaaaaaay bigger than .200" if you compare it to the new fat link that is on the bull barrel.



In Original...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-01-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By Wa Jim
This!

This!
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-31-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By Wa Jim
.... A little dab of Loctite will make it a...

....

A little dab of Loctite will make it a one piece guide rod.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-17-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 974
Posted By Wa Jim
The ball cut slide is going to look kinda funny...

The ball cut slide is going to look kinda funny on the full length frame. Are you thinking trimming the full length? CK makes short frames.

Also when clicked on Clark Para ramp says CK is out of...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-08-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By Wa Jim
No 40 mags needed.... I use 10mm Tripp mags...

No 40 mags needed....

I use 10mm Tripp mags in my Single Stack 40 Major pistol.

Load the ammo long if you'd like , I do @ 1.170
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-06-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,494
Posted By Wa Jim
I shoot competitively and use a Shock Bottle to...

I shoot competitively and use a Shock Bottle to check all of my rounds.

Doesn't matter if its a local club match or a Major.

The round sitting proud of the Kimber barrel would not go in my...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-06-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,494
Posted By Wa Jim
Yeah, well it sits proud in the Kimber Barrel. ...

Yeah, well it sits proud in the Kimber Barrel.

Are these reloads?

I'd try a Wilson Case Gauge on the ammo before I reamed anything.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-30-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By Wa Jim
Tear drop or break the sharp edge of the dimple...

Tear drop or break the sharp edge of the dimple in the safety or cut the spring.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-24-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By Wa Jim
I dunno...I thought it was a fun challenge...

I dunno...I thought it was a fun challenge helping with the terminology he used....But I'm an Automotive Mechanic so Diagnosing Terminology from customers is a daily occurrence. Kinda wish I lived...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-24-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 921
Posted By Wa Jim
Not that I know/seen everything but this is the...

Not that I know/seen everything but this is the first I've heard of this practice....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-24-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By Wa Jim
This..... ...

This.....

https://www.brownells.com/gunsmith-tools-supplies/handgun-tools/staking-tools/1911-plunger-tube-staking-tool-accessories-prod79068.aspx
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-24-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By Wa Jim
No If youre trying to attach that tube its to be...

No If youre trying to attach that tube its to be staked from the inside.

Brownells has the staking tool and dont forget to also buy the tube support so you dont crush it.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-23-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Wa Jim
Sounds like the mount isn't correct for that...

Sounds like the mount isn't correct for that particular C More. There's more than one. And yeah usually there's two attaching screws and two pins that locate the sight to the mount.

I would try...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-17-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,832
Posted By Wa Jim
Ive never tried it but am pretty sure the 45...

Ive never tried it but am pretty sure the 45 breechface too large for the 10mm base.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-17-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,909
Posted By Wa Jim
Mr JPL is correct. On a 1911 the only way to keep...

Mr JPL is correct. On a 1911 the only way to keep from overinserting a mag is the base pad.

The front of the base pad can be trimmed to length. My Singlestack had to have these because during a...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-05-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By Wa Jim
Yeah, What a mess.

Yeah,

What a mess.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-01-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,909
Posted By Wa Jim
@ hapyhar0ld Do you shoot IDPA @ WCA on...

@ hapyhar0ld

Do you shoot IDPA @ WCA on tuesdays?

If so I can meet you there or at least get a Tripp Mag for you to try. Some of the USPSA guys shoot IDPA on the off season. I shoot USPSA.
...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-01-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,909
Posted By Wa Jim
Watching this thread intently. I have a PM9 with...

Watching this thread intently. I have a PM9 with the same issue. Best mag Ive found is the Tripp but still cant make it through a full match without a rat nest/mag locked in the gun issue in at least...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-04-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,147
Posted By Wa Jim
BTW i run a 12 lb recoil spring and 19 lb main...

BTW i run a 12 lb recoil spring and 19 lb main spring in my STI 40....

So you could drop the recoil spring a bit more for 38 Super. Friends of mine are running 10 or 9 in the Open 9 Major/38 SC.
...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-04-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,147
Posted By Wa Jim
Most of the Competition guns can have the slide...

Most of the Competition guns can have the slide lock lug ground off so It wouldn't matter what follower you were using..Remove the slide and insert the mag in the frame...the follower should push the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-02-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By Wa Jim
I've heard of people laying Emery Cloth over the...

I've heard of people laying Emery Cloth over the shiny area and smacking it with a leather or rubber hammer to re-create a bead blasted surface.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-23-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,633
Posted By Wa Jim
I kinda had a feeling it would fit the Bullseye...

I kinda had a feeling it would fit the Bullseye slot for Match ammo.

Too light for IDPA CDP or USPSA unless you'd want to run SS Minor two rounds light.

It'd be Silly to do that.

At USPSA...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-23-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,633
Posted By Wa Jim
140 Power Factor is going to be soft but with 45...

140 Power Factor is going to be soft but with 45 I've found that something that low of a charge will not seal the shell to the chamber...you'll find that the pistol will get dirty sooner. The tell...
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