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Forum: Fusion Firearms Yesterday, 03:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,770
Posted By Magnumite
Fusion produces both cast and barstock frames. ...

Fusion produces both cast and barstock frames. Lower end guns are cast frame guns...at least at one time they were.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By Magnumite
pics of the jam or an accurate description would...

pics of the jam or an accurate description would help.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-10-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By Magnumite
Grips are great. So is the grip safety. Another...

Grips are great. So is the grip safety. Another great pistol!
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-10-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By Magnumite
:cool:

:cool:
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-10-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 558
Posted By Magnumite
I had to shorten the nose of the ejector on the...

I had to shorten the nose of the ejector on the pistol I just built (a 10mm). I shortened it so it was just behind the mag. Otherwise, I would have had to make the nose real thin (aka weak) to...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-10-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By Magnumite
I select the link using the lug flat to link pin...

I select the link using the lug flat to link pin hole dimension. This way I avoid binding, barrel bump (hopefully but not always), VIS contact issues.


“Are there any tricks to hard fitting a...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-10-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By Magnumite
Well I did the disassembly and the inspection. ...

Well I did the disassembly and the inspection. Here are the goods.

Slide/frame clearances are:
Vertical: front .0015”. rear .0010”
lateral front: front .0025”. rear .0018”

I had a very...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-10-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By Magnumite
I used glancing blows along the surface of the...

I used glancing blows along the surface of the rails outward. The taps start or the solid part of the solid part of the frame not over the frame ways. The vertical clearance was good so I didn’t...
Forum: Want to Buy (WTB) 08-09-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Magnumite
Look up the member “Plywoodking”. He deals in...

Look up the member “Plywoodking”. He deals in those types of parts.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-09-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By Magnumite
I just shot it again today. I shot the 45 next to...

I just shot it again today. I shot the 45 next to it. The 10 is snappier but very tolerable, fun really. Groups tightened up a bit, but that is probably more me being a little more familiar with the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-09-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By Magnumite
I did shoot it yesterday. I tested fired with...

I did shoot it yesterday. I tested fired with factory ammo to establish a baseline. I shot one box of 50 rounds of Herter’s 180 grain truncated cone ammo. Rated velocity was 1250 fps forst time I...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-09-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By Magnumite
Hi, thank you for the kind words. For final...

Hi, thank you for the kind words. For final finish intentions are a matte sanded finish. The frame now is primarily textured in 220 grit. The slide flats something in the 400 - 600 range, I guess....
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-08-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By Magnumite
It took a few hours to do the front strap. Half...

It took a few hours to do the front strap. Half hour or so to lay out the lines,about two to three hours to punch the borders. Another two to three to fill it in and an hour or two to polish it up,...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-07-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By Magnumite
I bought a P14-45 in 45ACP and converted it to...

I bought a P14-45 in 45ACP and converted it to P18-9 in 9mm using a RIA slide and barrel. Fitting the barrel, extractor, ejector was required. YMMV
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-07-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By Magnumite
Thank you, Hopknockious. I went with the...

Thank you, Hopknockious. I went with the unramped barrel on this pistol because the cost was exceptional. I’ve fitted both Clark/Para and Wilson/Nowlin barrels as well. I don’t have any hang ups...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-07-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By Magnumite
Finally, assembled and ready to rest fired this...

Finally, assembled and ready to rest fired this weekend.

The nitride has been stripped from the ambi safety external surfaces;
Flats filed and sanded;
Wilson flat light weight flat trigger;...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-07-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By Magnumite
Here are some interim pics. I added an Ed...

Here are some interim pics. I added an
Ed Brown two piece magwell/mainspring housing.
Stippled the front strap, worked on blending some more.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-07-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By Magnumite
Finally, finished a 10!

After several years and two sales of acquired parts to build a 10mm, I got one finished and ready to test fire. After the necessary tuning I’ll do a final cosmetic finish.

This is actually the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-07-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3,009
Views: 643,440
Posted By Magnumite
Oh, snap! Nice!

Oh, snap! Nice!
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-06-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By Magnumite
The rotational play is between the funnel and the...

The rotational play is between the funnel and the housing. I use the peen and file on the rails when needed...which is usually. I must say I like rail fits of the Brown housings.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-06-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By Magnumite
I just happened on a deal with two NIW at a...

I just happened on a deal with two NIW at a generous offer. I like the unit except for that one issue. The nub is undersized relative to the attendant cut out in the housing. I tried...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-06-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By Magnumite
I have two Brown two piece magwells. Both...

I have two Brown two piece magwells. Both magwell “shoes” (excellent desciptor, AC) exhibit too much lateral (rotational) movement when mounted.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-03-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 790
Posted By Magnumite
I know from personal experience transitioning...

I know from personal experience transitioning from a heavy creepy 5 pound or greater weight trigger to a 3.5 pound trigger is more effective than going to a sub 3 pound trigger. Sometimes doing the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-03-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Magnumite
The myth of the tight properly built 1911 is a...

The myth of the tight properly built 1911 is a fallacy. One of the tight semi custom builders” guns went up against a Glock and one other pistol in a series of sand, mud, water tests several years...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-02-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By Magnumite
You would invest a good bit of $$$$ to get the...

You would invest a good bit of $$$$ to get the Ruger to same fit as a FA revolver. Don’t get me wrong, I love Ruger revolvers. It’s just the FA is in a different fit tier. Most likely more cost...
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