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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Today, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
Brownell 1911 lug cutter.....

I do the same. The build up of steel chips will not help to make a smooth cut... I use a grease lube which will hold the chips better, and as LOG said.....clean the cutter often!
Forum: Reloading Bench Today, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 357
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
Barrels and vibrational harmonics.....

Years ago I purchased and read a book entitled "the Accurate Rifle" by Warren Page. It was a good read, and well written. I believe he did discuss barrel vibration, which is one reason why...
Forum: Reloading Bench Today, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 357
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
Barrel vibration and accuracy.....

The negative affect of barrel vibration on accuracy with a properly built handgun is probably a moot point.

Barrel vibration and "vibrational harmonics" is more important for longer rifle...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Today, 06:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 945
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
1911 slides.....

Most mfg's that make 1911 slides offer a 9mm/38 super slide as their selection for both cartridges. I believe the difference in diameter of the back head of the brass case is roughly .012" wider...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 05:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,655
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
1911 gun springs.....

One of the best makers of gun springs is the Wolff gunsprings company. I would give them a call at 800-545-0077 if anyone desires technical information about gun springs for a pistol......their...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
Clark/Lisner ramped barrels......

Since I am a DIY gunsmith without a mill or lathe, I do everything with hand tools. For me, it is easier to fit a W/N ramped barrel, since a mill is not needed to cut the frame. I usually order a...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting Yesterday, 04:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 402
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
.38 special project......

Outstanding work! Is this for a customer that wants everything restored to an original spec...? If not, rather than fabricating a new trigger pad, wouldn't a Colt Gold Cup trigger work???
Forum: STI/SVI 08-08-2020, 04:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
"Felt recoil and handguns"

Felt recoil is very subjective. If one person uses the same brand of ammo, holds the same model and style of gun with a good and firm two hand grip, and another person does the same but does not...
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-06-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 966
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
Dillon poor customer service.....

I finally got another call back from Dillon, and once again "Steve" called. I told him I needed some parts for my RL 1050, and mentioned it was not a Dillon Super 1050. He then asked me if the...
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-06-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 966
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
Dillon Precision and very poor customer service issues

I called Dillon Precision today, to order some worn parts for my D1050. I experienced the worst customer service from any company in a very long time.

When I called their toll free number around...
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-06-2020, 03:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 904
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
Berry's plated vs. Extreme plated bullets

One of the most popular bullets is the 9mm. I just checked both of the above websites for 9mm plated bullets from Berry's and Extreme bullets......AND ALL OF THEIR PLATED 9MM BULLETS WERE OUT OF...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-05-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
Plunger tube and spring....

Nope! But I did not shoot them as much as my action pistol competition guns.

The STI 2011 guns have withstood the test of time in USPSA, IDPA, and other pistol competitions. The receiver is...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 08-05-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
Flashlights and new to IDPA.....

The above quote was a response from a member answering the thread regarding using flashlights for IDPA competition. Since the OP is new, he may not know the rules of IDPA.... And unless the rules...
Forum: STI/SVI 08-04-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
STI Edge pistols.....

Every STI Edge I have ever seen was a doublestack STI 2011 Edge that had long frame rails that extended to the end of the slide......

And STI Edge single stack pistol may be rare......?
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-04-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
STI 2011 with plunger tube integrated as part of the frame...

I would rather not have a plunger tube that is staked to the frame.... I have had two become loose and required new plunger tubes, making the staking area inside the frame a little deeper, and...
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-04-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 904
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
How did the topic morph....?

It is because there is currently an ammo shortage......since this is "the reloading Forum" and I know from my experience that plated bullets are not as accurate as jacketed bullets, I think it is...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-04-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
1911 pistols and loose plunger tubes....

The above is not an uncommon problem with 1911 style pistols...... I like STI 2011 pistols, and they have an integral plunger tube that is part of the frame...it will never come loose....LOL! :)
Forum: LEO Duty 08-03-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
1911 Commander for LE use....

There is nothing wrong with using a 1911 for LE use, however, having been a Deputy Sheriff, I prefer a high capacity weapon. You never know when under stress if you will remember to reload when...
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-03-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 904
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
Cheap 9mm ammo in short supply......

Since I shoot about 15K rounds of pistol ammo per year, I can still load 9mm cheaper than purchasing at a retail store or on-line.

I belong to a private gun range, and pick up mostly once fired...
Forum: Reloading Bench 08-03-2020, 04:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
Using old primers....

It is not "how old" the primers are, it is how the primers were stored over the years.

If primers are stored in a relatively non-humid and consistent yet moderate temperature, they should work...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-03-2020, 04:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
.45acp 1911 and long ejectors.....

A long ejector is not needed on a 1911 .45, and most will work fine with a standard GI ejector.

However, when I used light target loads, I used a short extended ejector with a nose that was...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-02-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 885
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
throating a 1911 barrel....

As Steve said, it won't hurt anything, however, I would be more concerned that the barrel is aligned properly in the slide, and the slide is properly aligned on the frame.

If you are using...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-02-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,270
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
Gunsmithing tools....

Since this is the 1911 Forum, if a person mostly starts out using hand tools, I like and use the 1911 barrel lug fitting kit....helps to achieve a good barrel fit.....
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-02-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,932
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
Female LEO stops knife wielding attack with one shot....

When a man with a knife attacks you at distances from 6-10 feet, my department trained all Deputies to "shoot and keep shooting to stop the attacker." The most effective way to stop an attacker...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-02-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By Rwehavinfunyet
Different characteristics of a 9mm with an aluminum frame....

Unfortunately, this is a vague question, since a side by side comparison would have to use the same ammo, and have the same grip length. In addition, a knowledgeable person can fine tune their gun...
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