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Old 04-25-2012, 03:51 PM
rhubbarddds rhubbarddds is offline
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New member with a new High Power

A friend of mine introduced me to the browning High Power and I decided to pick one up at Tulsa this year. This is a 1977 Belgium made that I bought all original. After some fine gunsmithing by my friend, this piece now has a 4.75lb trigger, a C&S hammer, mainspring and sear kit, ambi safety, and some VZ grips. I haven't taken it to the range yet with the new trigger job, but I've dry-fired a few times to feel the trigger and, let me tell you, it's smooth as silk. I like the VZ grips, but eventually I'd like to pick up some spegels. Also, we'll install some Heinie strait 8 night sights, but those are on backorder for now.
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Old 04-25-2012, 04:40 PM
Burgs Burgs is offline
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That's one fine Hi Power. I think that you'll love the Heinie sights and that you'll find good groups easier to make once you can actually see the sights. I like the VZ grips a lot, but Spegels on a blued HP are something very special. I can definitely see why you'd want to do that. I hope that you keep us posted on your progress.

Thanks for the photo post and welcome to the forum!
Cordially, ~Burgs

"I've been up early my whole life, and all that ever did was increase the amount of time during the day something could go wrong." ~ Inspector O

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Old 04-25-2012, 05:41 PM
GT40DOC GT40DOC is online now
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Welcome to the forum, and congrats on the purchase of your BHP. BE BHP leads to two...then three...then(we all know this sickness/addiction).
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:36 PM
hi-powered hi-powered is offline
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Welcome, my first is a 1979 and I am still shooting it.
Now shooting .38 Special, .357 Mag., 9MM & 45 ACP.
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:46 PM
chucksolo69 chucksolo69 is offline
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Wow, nice gun. What grips are those? Here is my 1984 "Vigilante."
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Old 04-30-2012, 01:36 PM
rhubbarddds rhubbarddds is offline
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Thanks everyone! The grips are HP proslims tigerstripe from VZ
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