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Forum: Browning Hi-Power Today, 01:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By BBBBill
Neil is still around, although he is either...

Neil is still around, although he is either retired or about to be.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Today, 12:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 774
Posted By BBBBill
The case mouth on the rounds in the center mag...

The case mouth on the rounds in the center mag and the Brownell's mag appear to be not crimped. In fact they looks to be still belled. That wouldn't likely feed reliably in anything. Looking again,...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Today, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By BBBBill
Emhasis added. Make sure whoever you hire knows...

Emhasis added. Make sure whoever you hire knows what they are doing. Many of the amateurs here can do a better job than lots of the local "smiths" that work in gunshops, etc. If you don't know what...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By BBBBill
Either welded or silver solder a block of steel...

Either welded or silver solder a block of steel in place and re-machine. Too much squeeze for the juice. Lots easier to take the frame from W/N to C/P/L or the barrel from C/P/L to W/N.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-01-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 699
Posted By BBBBill
Do you have the older Elliason sight or the...

Do you have the older Elliason sight or the current BOMAR clone sight? What about the trigger, old steel with the kidney cut or the newer aluminum?

The Elliason is notorious for breaking the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-01-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By BBBBill
Not practical for several reasons. Your 4" frame...

Not practical for several reasons. Your 4" frame dust cover is too short for a 5" slide and will leave a gap that will allow trash into the gun. The recoil abutment in the frame is further back on...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-01-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 699
Posted By BBBBill
Weight is not the only consideration. Properly...

Weight is not the only consideration. Properly prepped sear nose, hammer hooks, disconnector, trigger bow, trigger track in the frame, sear spring, mainspring, and mainspring housing all contribute...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-31-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By BBBBill
I've never seen a Colt 9mm WITH a factory ramped...

I've never seen a Colt 9mm WITH a factory ramped barrel. In fact never seen a Colt of any caliber with a factory ramped barrel.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-29-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 651
Posted By BBBBill
Yes To my knowledge Norinco does not...

Yes



To my knowledge Norinco does not ship with a beavertail grip safety, only a regular GI type grip safety. Which is yours? If it is a GI type then ensure that the tabs on the bottom of the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-29-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By BBBBill
:biglaugh: Beat me to it. I thought it, but was...

:biglaugh: Beat me to it. I thought it, but was holding back. :biglaugh:
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-29-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 651
Posted By BBBBill
Since you only changed springs and pins I'm...

Since you only changed springs and pins I'm betting on an improperly adjusted sear spring, specifically the right leg for the grip safety.

If it flops around then the right leg of the sear spring...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-28-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 651
Posted By BBBBill
Installed parts without properly fitting.

Installed parts without properly fitting.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-28-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By BBBBill
That's pure gold!

That's pure gold!
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-27-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,232
Posted By BBBBill
:biglaugh: Yup! You would think that the...

:biglaugh: Yup! You would think that the commenters would keep their pie hole shut if they are not a gunsmith with specific knowledge of the issue at hand. Instead, every magpie within a hundred...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-26-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By BBBBill
Have you tried factory ammo to rule out a reload...

Have you tried factory ammo to rule out a reload problem?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-25-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 851
Posted By BBBBill
Polishing is the main concern with light roll...

Polishing is the main concern with light roll marks. If they are important to you then have them enhanced before you do anything that might remove what is there. Dave Clevinger is one. I think Bob...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-24-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By BBBBill
Well... Yeah. But he didn't say it was for an...

Well... Yeah. But he didn't say it was for an EMP. :biglaugh:
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-24-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By BBBBill
I had to open the breech face on a couple...

I had to open the breech face on a couple Springfield Armory 9mm slides in order to fit 38S, but that was many years ago (early 80s). Not sure what they do now.



Say what!?!?!?:eek: You may...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-24-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,232
Posted By BBBBill
Keep it S80, but expect to have to do some tuning...

Keep it S80, but expect to have to do some tuning of the parts if a trigger job has been done and/or it has an overtravel stop screw in the trigger.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-22-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,160
Posted By BBBBill
The website says that the gun wrecker "is a...

The website says that the gun wrecker "is a graduate of Lassen College Gunsmithing program." Hmmm.... Last in his class? Hmmm....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-22-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By BBBBill
^^^ This! Got some in a box-o-parts around here...

^^^ This! Got some in a box-o-parts around here somewhere.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-21-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,074
Posted By BBBBill
Below is your answer if you are talking ignition...

Below is your answer if you are talking ignition parts.

https://forums.1911forum.com/showpost.php?p=13218620&postcount=13

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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-19-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 500
Posted By BBBBill
You can always convert a Clark/Para barrel to a...

You can always convert a Clark/Para barrel to a Wilson/Nowlin and convert a Wison/Nowlin frame to Clark/Para.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-19-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By BBBBill
Say what! :eek:

Say what! :eek:
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 07-19-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 500
Posted By BBBBill
Every one that I've fit comes with an egged out...

Every one that I've fit comes with an egged out link, i.e. larger in the long axis than the horizontal by several thousandths. Once I get through fitting the upper lugs I always end up at least...
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