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Forum: Parts and Accessories Bin 03-04-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,369
Posted By Jhp147
I like slotted on most "classic" looking grips. ...

I like slotted on most "classic" looking grips. Especially if I can get them clocked to be parallel. I tried hex heads a few years ago, but one or two actually sheared off at the head. Don't know...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-25-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 885
Posted By Jhp147
Sight pusher

Iím betting itís because most tools hit the Novak sight too high and far back above the dovetail and have enough leverage to twist and/or damage the dovetail. Especially when they use a ďcheater...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-21-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,908
Posted By Jhp147
It was a “video class certified” gunsmith. He...

It was a “video class certified” gunsmith. He allegedly used a mill. He evidently used a jackhammer punch on that expensive Trijicon HD sight. I hope I’m at the shop when the owner picks it up, he...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-20-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,908
Posted By Jhp147
I wanted to mention that Brett's at Cifaldi...

I wanted to mention that Brett's at Cifaldi Precision has been great to work with and I appreciate his communication and fast work. After seeing that no flat had been milled and how to compare the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-19-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,083
Posted By Jhp147
What a gun...no words.

Just read about the work and detail that went into this gun. It is the best looking revolver I have ever seen, in 45 years or so of looking at revolvers and wanting a Python like no other gun.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-13-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,908
Posted By Jhp147
I've been covered up with helpful assistance,...

I've been covered up with helpful assistance, options way beyond what I expected-just hearing input has taught me a BUNCH in my contining effort to learn about working on these guns. When you can...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-12-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,908
Posted By Jhp147
Pics and measurements

I appreciate all the help here. Trying to get around new slide due to fitting complications, have an offer to look at it. Here are a couple of pics that show it better. There is not a flat behind...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-12-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,908
Posted By Jhp147
The sight that is in it is Novak spec'ed dovetail...

The sight that is in it is Novak spec'ed dovetail size. A cutter was in fact broken cutting it going down into the slide from the original factory mil-spec dovetail. It is now like .495 front to...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-12-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,908
Posted By Jhp147
Expensive/impossible fix

This picture is a Commander slide. The rear dovetail was enlarged at the base to accept a Novak sight, including milling down the slide, with this as the result. I was asked if it could be...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-08-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,770
Posted By Jhp147
Starts with takedown to the frame and goes back...

Starts with takedown to the frame and goes back in and replaces/fits the safety, extractor, ejector, plunger spring tunnel, trigger, sights, etc. with Wilson or 10-8 parts. He explains the fitting...
Forum: The Armed Citizen 12-08-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,915
Posted By Jhp147
Juvenile?

I haven't seen but the deceased 17 year old's name released. In Texas, he was not a juvenile as far as criminal conduct. At 17, you go to grown-up jail. Also, in every sort of case I dealt with,...
Forum: The Armed Citizen 12-08-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,915
Posted By Jhp147
Also in Texas, if the surviving suspect is...

Also in Texas, if the surviving suspect is adjudicated as needing to go into the adult system, he can be charged with capital murder just like he pulled the trigger and killed his partner. I've seen...
Forum: The Armed Citizen 12-07-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,915
Posted By Jhp147
Two Robbery Suspects shot, one dies

Looks like two came in with a shotgun to rob the convenience store. Clerk produced a handgun and shot both suspects. One died. Second, younger one is hospitalized. Clerk was not arrested, no info...
Forum: Les Baer 12-06-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,419
Posted By Jhp147
I keep telling myself I have no good reason to...

I keep telling myself I have no good reason to get a Baer and seeing folks remark negatively on warranty issue dealings with him and the non-standard dimensions. Then I see threads like this and...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-05-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,770
Posted By Jhp147
Print/video

You may have a point there, but the good thing is that he explains things really clearly and gets good shots of the work. It is simple user level stuff, not bunches of measurements or steps like a...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-05-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,770
Posted By Jhp147
Thanks!

Save me a buck and I can't imagine anything else I could use beyond Hiltons stuff. Have to till I can make a real class....wonder about air miles to Homestead....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-04-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,564
Posted By Jhp147
I hope they don't "correct" it. That is one...

I hope they don't "correct" it. That is one reason I liked Novaks on duty guns that got banged up against door frames, walls, car doors and everything else. I didn't know they were made to last with...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 12-04-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,770
Posted By Jhp147
I'm about 2/3 of the way through. It's been very...

I'm about 2/3 of the way through. It's been very informative for me. Excellent user level tuning info. I was wondering if Caputos was worth doing for any reason?
Forum: Revolvers 11-24-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,079
Posted By Jhp147
SLABBING instead of stabbing...and on my first...

SLABBING instead of stabbing...and on my first SS/blued ('77) I had the trigger and hammer jeweled like yours. The other revolvers I loved looking at were Mag-Na-Port customs. They would bead blast...
Forum: Revolvers 11-23-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,079
Posted By Jhp147
I love the look of dolled up revolvers, the old...

I love the look of dolled up revolvers, the old Andy Cannon stuff especially. Just stumbled across this thread after seeing a couple of pics of it on another. Very well done, those Speed and Security...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-11-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By Jhp147
checked

Check. Close exam-no sign of impact at all. I think the scratches must have happened when I was clearing jams to get through the retirement Q course. Sometimes things just break. Finding enough...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-09-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By Jhp147
Okay, I get that now, the extracted case should...

Okay, I get that now, the extracted case should be gone by the time and therefore it's a live round that gets away. I just had not had a single problem at all like any of that, this gun has been to...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-09-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By Jhp147
Makes sense, just never seen that...I figured a...

Makes sense, just never seen that...I figured a bolt over base malfunction would be the result...that makes me reach for mag springs.
On the Aftec, Wa Jim...I have thought about those. All my EE...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-09-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By Jhp147
Thanks...I pointed out he 1600 because I thought...

Thanks...I pointed out he 1600 because I thought that sort of indicated it should not have broken then. I have and have seen a lot more rounds through other guns and have never seen this. Steve, am...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-08-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By Jhp147
Broken Extractor Hook means....?

https://i.imgur.com/4a7JMk0.jpg
If this works, it is the hook of what I was advised was an Ed Brown extractor that broke. It was in a Colt 1991A1, .45 ACP, factory ammo. I had 1600 trouble free...
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