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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-25-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,112
Posted By Grinder
See edited post.

See edited post.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-25-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,112
Posted By Grinder
NOPE, Cracked this one myself and anyway the...

NOPE, Cracked this one myself and anyway the other one made a real nice gun after I fitted an STI wide body to it. LOL
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-24-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,112
Posted By Grinder
Welding LB frame crack

Looking for a smith that can weld a cracked frame. My LB frame is cracked along a straight longitudinal line running from the back of the mag well through the dis-connector hole to the hammer slot....
Forum: Les Baer 07-03-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,253
Posted By Grinder
Photo of Wide Body Carry Comp.

Photo of Wide Body Carry Comp.
Forum: Les Baer 06-29-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,253
Posted By Grinder
LB carry comp update

I couldn't save the para ordinance wide body alloy frame, tried tig welding and it let go in the first magazine.

I rebuilt the gun using an STI 2011 frame, looks great and runs like it should. I...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 10-14-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 25,260
Posted By Grinder
I tend to think if you wait till you need it then...

I tend to think if you wait till you need it then it's going to be to late. I've seen how fast ammo supplies dry up at every little scare and how fast prices can go
up. I'm not saying you have to...
Forum: Les Baer 10-09-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,645
Posted By Grinder
Looks like a similar problem I experienced with a...

Looks like a similar problem I experienced with a bad magazine especially the last pix where the rounds jumps ahead of the extractor.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 10-09-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,205
Posted By Grinder
You have a good plan just make sure you stay on...

You have a good plan just make sure you stay on top of the rotation, once medication is removed stock bottle and placed in rx vial shelf life is shortened considerably as the vials don't seal well...
Forum: Les Baer 09-29-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,309
Posted By Grinder
Any Baer 5inch gun with a bushing barrel, mag...

Any Baer 5inch gun with a bushing barrel, mag well, FO front sight and 45 ACP will work for IDPA CDP div and USPSA single stack.

A 9mm single stack with same options and 10 round mags puts you in...
Forum: Kimber 09-28-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,795
Posted By Grinder
When I finally decided to do the swap I checked...

When I finally decided to do the swap I checked Brownels, Midway and finally CMC wed site. All indicated the part was discontinued.
Forum: Kimber 09-28-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,795
Posted By Grinder
I prefer the more upswept GS because my hand is...

I prefer the more upswept GS because my hand is kinda a meaty in the web and the higher grip is much more comfortable and functional to me. I also sensitize the GS to allow a faster release and it...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 09-26-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 50,018
Posted By Grinder
Effective for head shots at close range with a...

Effective for head shots at close range with a suppressor. Don't get me wrong a 22 will kill you with proper placement which can be very difficult in a deadly encounter.

With that said every home...
Forum: Kimber 09-23-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,795
Posted By Grinder
I would have tried the CMC grip safety but they...

I would have tried the CMC grip safety but they were discontinued by CMC,LLC.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-23-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,206
Posted By Grinder
Finally got this project finished. I had the...

Finally got this project finished. I had the frame tig welded and both sides cracked again in the first magazine fired so I junked the frame and fit an STI wide body frame to the slide and also fit a...
Forum: Kimber 09-23-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,795
Posted By Grinder
Update

I installed STI GS in 2 Kimbers, fit was pretty good but I had to modify the firing pin block on both guns to get them to fire and FP block still works.


One of the guns could use a little frame...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 09-23-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 50,018
Posted By Grinder
When people say "22" we understand that to mean...

When people say "22" we understand that to mean .22 rimfire, at least everyone I know does.
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 09-23-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,205
Posted By Grinder
As a pharmacist for 42 years I've seen every...

As a pharmacist for 42 years I've seen every trick in the book to accumulate medication. With that in mind when a 3rd party payer is involved the physician can only prescribe what is "medically...
Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 06-26-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,256
Posted By Grinder
I find the screws loosen after only a few shots....

I find the screws loosen after only a few shots. Always end up changing the bushings, just a much better way of doing things.
Forum: Kimber 06-26-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,795
Posted By Grinder
I did try that but there is not near enough metal...

I did try that but there is not near enough metal available to be removed.The kimber grip safety is pretty much old school in the way it feels in the hand and you just can't remove enough metal to...
Forum: Kimber 06-25-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,795
Posted By Grinder
i started test fitting beavertails from some of...

i started test fitting beavertails from some of my other guns and it turns out the STI is going to be the one that doesn't require frame modification but will require some adjustment to the safety...
Forum: Kimber 06-24-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,795
Posted By Grinder
It has a .250 radius, what I'm asking is has...

It has a .250 radius, what I'm asking is has anyone done the conversion and what did they use.
Forum: Kimber 06-24-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,272
Posted By Grinder
I have a inch Kimber that has the external...

I have a inch Kimber that has the external extractor and it initially gave me problems with FTE on multiple occasions. I removed the extractor and recut it to allow more grip on the case rim. ...
Forum: Kimber 06-24-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,795
Posted By Grinder
Kimber grip safety

I would like to replace the grip safety on my eclipse 10mm to achieve a higher hold. I'm looking for something with more up sweep such as an ED Brown or STI. I want to avoid frame alterations so it...
Forum: Les Baer 09-17-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,253
Posted By Grinder
I have the upper on a steel Para frame right now,...

I have the upper on a steel Para frame right now, but I would really like to as you say "preserve the original frame" and put back the way it was built.
Forum: Les Baer 09-16-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,253
Posted By Grinder
Any suggestions?

Any suggestions?
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