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Forum: Other 1911's 04-06-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By TimTheGrim
I have a Davidsonís special edition Metro Arms...

I have a Davidsonís special edition Metro Arms American Classic .38 Super in stainless and itís a jewel.
Anyone Iíve let handle that pistol has been very impressed.
No big billboard, just a nice...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-30-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 643
Posted By TimTheGrim
Itís not a 1911, but nobody makes FO sights for a...

Itís not a 1911, but nobody makes FO sights for a P1. I did my own.
No reason it wouldnít work as long as thereís enough metal....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-14-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 843
Posted By TimTheGrim
But then it wouldnít be a blackout. I like...

But then it wouldnít be a blackout.

I like it. 👍
Forum: General Gun Discussion 03-04-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,546
Posted By TimTheGrim
I have been very pleased with my EAA Weihrauch...

I have been very pleased with my EAA Weihrauch .44 Mag Bounty Hunter with the 7.5 ď barrel. I primarily use hand loads to .44 Special specs, but it digests full bore loads nicely and accurately.

A...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 01-25-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By TimTheGrim
There are two interesting FEG at Simpsonís. ...

There are two interesting FEG at Simpsonís.

One looks very nice and has a vent rib and the other says itís New In Box.

https://simpsonltd.com/feg-fp9-hungary-z43020/
...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-28-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,260
Posted By TimTheGrim
I have the M-57 Zastava surplus with the crest as...

I have the M-57 Zastava surplus with the crest as well as a CZ-52.
Shooting both of those with a variety of surplus Tok ammo was definitely fun but I found little in the way of accuracy from the...
Forum: Disaster Preparedness 08-25-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,754
Posted By TimTheGrim
At 21, I did my 1st float plane fishing trip in...

At 21, I did my 1st float plane fishing trip in Chapleau Ontario. 1974. I was already familiar with Coleman lanterns but never realized how versatile they were until I was truly out in the bush....
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-09-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,737
Posted By TimTheGrim
The border crossings here are very busy in both...

The border crossings here are very busy in both directions. Americans go over to Juarez to work in the maquila industry and Mexican nationals come over here to legally work, shop and see movies.The...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 05-08-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,201
Posted By TimTheGrim
Drool Factor 10

This is a public service post. No connection. Iím not bidding.

https://www.rockislandauction.com/detail/2023/619/three-argentine-semiautomatic-pistols
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 10-30-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,201
Posted By TimTheGrim
My GB win price (18 months ago) plus shipping and...

My GB win price (18 months ago) plus shipping and FFL transfer came out to $424. Iíd buy it too.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 10-30-2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,201
Posted By TimTheGrim
I like mine. It’s the only HP variant I own....

I like mine. It’s the only HP variant I own. Don’t use steel case ammo in it. My extractor got torn up after only a few magazines.
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 10-16-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,088
Posted By TimTheGrim
Back early Spring of Ď17 I got a pretty nice FM...

Back early Spring of Ď17 I got a pretty nice FM HP off GB. My 1st HP variant. External finish still looked great.
There was some frosting in the barrel that was a disappointment. It functioned and...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-03-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By TimTheGrim
An experienced Machinist will tell you there are...

An experienced Machinist will tell you there are as many types of “stainless steel” as there are 3rd world 1911 clones in today’s market.
300 series, 400 series, precipitation hardening 17-4 &...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 12-20-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,214
Posted By TimTheGrim
Hi & congrats, Mine is about 5000 up in serial...

Hi & congrats,
Mine is about 5000 up in serial # from yours and in much the same external condition.
Please avoid using Russian steel case ammo. It tore up my extractor in one session.
Also my...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-14-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,531
Posted By TimTheGrim
This is my Taurus PT-1911R Frankiní Pistol. It...

This is my Taurus PT-1911R Frankiní Pistol. It has the Sarco Roto 7Ē barrel with a Lippard Link and my home shop made barrel bushing and muzzle brake. I fit the bushing tight and ground 8 flats...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 07-28-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,483
Posted By TimTheGrim
I recently won a GB auction for an Argentine FM...

I recently won a GB auction for an Argentine FM imported by Sportarms ($394) and finally took it out to shoot today. It's my 1st HP variant.
I had done a check up on it as soon as I received it...
Forum: Other 1911's 11-01-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,474
Posted By TimTheGrim
I finally got to the range tonight with my .38...

I finally got to the range tonight with my .38 Super Metro Arms American Classic II.
I put 6 types of ball ammo through it with no problems at all. Three regular, two +P and even some old Santa...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 10-27-2016, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By TimTheGrim
I am lucky enough to have a treasure trove just...

I am lucky enough to have a treasure trove just like this.
Most new HSS tool bits available today are of course Chinese and from what I've seen on home machining forums they just don't perform as...
Forum: Other 1911's 10-17-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,474
Posted By TimTheGrim
I just bought this one this morning and there's...

I just bought this one this morning and there's another like it re-listed. Seemed too good to pass up. I have always wanted a .38 Super and now all I gotta do is wait 2 days.
...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-19-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,415
Posted By TimTheGrim
Signed and verified.

Signed and verified.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 11-26-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 9,894
Posted By TimTheGrim
There were 8 million stories in the "Naked City"....

There were 8 million stories in the "Naked City".
Also " The Untouchables" with Robert Stack, a true pantheon of responsible firearms ownership and rights.
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-23-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 11,637
Posted By TimTheGrim
I lucked out and was the only bidder on this Star...

I lucked out and was the only bidder on this Star Super in 9 mm Largo. This is my third Star Super and the nicest one yet. The pictures from GB don't do it justice and its mechanically nice and...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 08-13-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,474
Posted By TimTheGrim
Someone here may like this

If I had not picked up a pistol from my FFL guy yesterday I would be all over this. Maybe someone here might go for it.
...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-20-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,678
Posted By TimTheGrim
I have a LLAMA Minimax II. it's a 3.5" double...

I have a LLAMA Minimax II. it's a 3.5" double stack .45 with a ten round mag.
I also have its big brother the IX-C which is a 14 rounder.
I was fortunate and got good ones from the time when...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 06-09-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,957
Posted By TimTheGrim
When I wanted to horse around in my home shop...

When I wanted to horse around in my home shop with my Taurus PT-1911 ,without breaking the bank, I bought a ROTO barrel from SARCO.
These are what are referred to as welded barrels, meaning the...
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