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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-03-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 954
Posted By 4whlr
Beautiful work as everyone on here expects to see...

Beautiful work as everyone on here expects to see when you post pics. How many breaks do you have to take while milling all those golf balls to keep from having boredom set in? I could see it being...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-03-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 941
Posted By 4whlr
One could adjust the grip safety so that very...

One could adjust the grip safety so that very little movement is required to deactivate it while still allowing it to work as a safety as intended.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-27-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By 4whlr
Which way you move sight?

Which way you move sight?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-27-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By 4whlr
If you are shooting to the right, you will need...

If you are shooting to the right, you will need to move the front sight to the right and not the left.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-22-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,681
Posted By 4whlr
Sounds like someone on this forum should make...

Sounds like someone on this forum should make some high quality deflection gauges. I would buy a set, and I bet there are plenty of others as well.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-19-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By 4whlr
Can you explain why a cut for a reverse plug...

Can you explain why a cut for a reverse plug would do this? I can seem to figure that one out.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-19-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By 4whlr
Can you post a pick of the barrel feet?

Can you post a pick of the barrel feet?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-19-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By 4whlr
Looks like the barrel feet were cut to far.

Looks like the barrel feet were cut to far.
Forum: Nighthawk 01-18-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By 4whlr
Post a pic of the barrel with the barrel link. ...

Post a pic of the barrel with the barrel link. Might be able to tell from the pic if the link is correct.
Forum: Nighthawk 01-17-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By 4whlr
Website says 3.75-4 depending on main spring.

Website says 3.75-4 depending on main spring.
Forum: Nighthawk 01-17-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By 4whlr
Are you the original owner? If not, maybe the...

Are you the original owner? If not, maybe the barrel link was changed to a longer one at some point?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-24-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,084
Posted By 4whlr
Did you mark the grove between the locking lugs...

Did you mark the grove between the locking lugs and see where it is hitting in the frame? If there is contact, you can remove metal with a lug file and that would allow the barrel to have more lock...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-23-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,084
Posted By 4whlr
The thumb safety will wear in, or you and fit it...

The thumb safety will wear in, or you and fit it a little more. Either way works, but fitting it will be a lot faster.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 04-20-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,568
Posted By 4whlr
I agree it is probably to far, but is it a...

I agree it is probably to far, but is it a problem if the brass is not bulging? Maybe it was sent back to the gunsmith several times because it wouldn't reliably chamber a round and on the 3rd trip...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 02-06-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,634
Posted By 4whlr
Shouldn't you get more of a drop from a longer...

Shouldn't you get more of a drop from a longer link? I'm not sure that the ftf can be contributed to the location of the firing pin hole? Maybe the issue is with the extractor being to tight or the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-26-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,198
Posted By 4whlr
Could be the original magazines have stronger...

Could be the original magazines have stronger springs or the follower is different hiegth that pushes the slide stop up?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-24-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,198
Posted By 4whlr
Is the inside of the slide stop rubbing the...

Is the inside of the slide stop rubbing the slide? Maybe making a little bit of contact and the factory mags are sting enough to push it up but the others aren’t. Maybe start with the original slide...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-22-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,596
Posted By 4whlr
And in any competitive environment, if you aren’t...

And in any competitive environment, if you aren’t looking for any edge that is still within the rules, you’re doing winning wrong.

That is the true there

I do the disconnector cut not because...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-16-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By 4whlr
Finishing Touches

I sent one of the pistols I built into Nighthawk Custom to do a few finishing touches that I donít have the equipment to do. I had them serrate the top of the slide, heavy bevel the bottom of the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-23-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By 4whlr
Is that a trijicon mount, or did you fab it?

Is that a trijicon mount, or did you fab it?
Forum: Wilson Combat 02-05-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,615
Posted By 4whlr
If one was worried about it being a stress point,...

If one was worried about it being a stress point, wouldn't you be able to relieve them a couple of thousands at the breach face so they don't make contact? I believe one custom gunsmith here milling...
Forum: Caspian Arms 01-31-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,771
Posted By 4whlr
I have built 2 in stainless and have not had a...

I have built 2 in stainless and have not had a problem
Forum: Caspian Arms 01-31-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,247
Posted By 4whlr
I have built 6. 4 in 9mm and 2 in .45acp. .45...

I have built 6. 4 in 9mm and 2 in .45acp. .45 is a whole lot easier to get it to function properly. I did my own Cerakote and time invested on each was around 40 to 60 hours depending on the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-26-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,184
Posted By 4whlr
For those who didn't catch it, my first reply was...

For those who didn't catch it, my first reply was sarcasm.

Personally, I don't think a quality gunsmith charges enough.

it's one thing if you have 10 bushing to fit and you can do all of them...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-25-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,184
Posted By 4whlr
Dude, you got robbed. I wouldn't of paid a penny...

Dude, you got robbed. I wouldn't of paid a penny over $95
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