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Forum: 1911 Precision, LLC April 19th, 2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 243
Posted By trikshot
IP Return..... 1911 Precision, LLC

Hello All, 1911 Precision, LLC is back as an Industry Partner (IP). To contact me, please use Personal Messages (PMs) or call at 410-733-4228; Mon ~ Fri; 2P ~ 8P. To review my past customer...
Forum: 1911 Precision, LLC April 17th, 2021, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By trikshot
I stumbled on your request by accident, as it was...

I stumbled on your request by accident, as it was not a PM.
$75; Remv old plunger, internal hole bevel, adhere and stake new plunger housing. 2 ~ 3 weeks.
Call me at 410-733-4228, 2P ~ 9P.
Forum: Reloading May 20th, 2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,520
Posted By trikshot
New Dies Required

The threaded shanks of your Lee Dies are too short to use in the Dillon tool head. Prove this to yourself by installing your Lee dies in the Dillon tool head. RCBS makes great dies that will fit. ...
Forum: Handguns March 16th, 2020, 11:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,218
Posted By trikshot
Opinion on RIAs

The quote must have been a misunderstanding. I think that RIAs give a good bang for the buck. I've gotten excellent results when working on them. Their quality has greatly improved over their...
Forum: Gunsmithing September 28th, 2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,606
Posted By trikshot
It is illegal for anyone or business to take...

It is illegal for anyone or business to take possession of a handgun for any work for more than 24 hours, unless they have an FFL. This includes giving the weapon to a friend to merely install...
Forum: Gunsmithing May 27th, 2019, 03:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,167
Posted By trikshot
Your conversion will need a new slide, barrel,...

Your conversion will need a new slide, barrel, and possibly a new frame. I'm not sure if the location of a 9mm ejector will work on a 10mm. It would be cheaper to sell your old pistol and buy a new...
Forum: Gunsmithing April 6th, 2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,668
Posted By trikshot
Can we all please agree that a Barrel Ramp that...

Can we all please agree that a Barrel Ramp that exceeds 0.090" unsupported chamber (SAAMI absolute max) is unsafe to fire, due to danger of case rupture???? Last Summer, I had to pick out 6 pieces...
Forum: Gunsmithing April 5th, 2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,668
Posted By trikshot
The max SAAMI spec for an unsupported chamber is...

The max SAAMI spec for an unsupported chamber is 0.090". To my eyes, you've way gone over that dimension on the barrel feed ramp. This means danger of a shell case rupture, which is not a pretty...
Forum: Gunsmithing April 2nd, 2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,668
Posted By trikshot
My feelings - 45acp, unlike non-ramped barrels,...

My feelings - 45acp, unlike non-ramped barrels, feed ramped Barrels have a fully supported Chamber. This helps with elevated pressures. However, they do create feeding problems. Even the slightest...
Forum: Gunsmithing November 28th, 2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,472
Posted By trikshot
To All, thank you very much for your favorable...

To All,
thank you very much for your favorable comments on this job. It was a tough one!
Forum: Handguns November 17th, 2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,923
Posted By trikshot
I agree 100%.

I agree 100%.
Forum: Handguns November 17th, 2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,923
Posted By trikshot
Officer Quirks

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INKD is correct in stating that things happen much quicker in a 3~3-1/2 "Officer". Standard Barrel Bushings will crack in about 500~750 rds, due to the...
Forum: Gunsmithing August 22nd, 2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,472
Posted By trikshot
I was out of town the past week, only returning...

I was out of town the past week, only returning last night. I sent you some responses on my new smart phone, but for some reason they did not go through. Welding and milling will be done. I need...
Forum: Gunsmithing August 21st, 2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,472
Posted By trikshot
Additional Consideration(s)

Welding is not the problem. Drilling the new Extractor channel after welding, so that it is concentric with the existing channel is a challenge.
Forum: Outdoor Sports April 7th, 2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,036
Posted By trikshot
Excellent Target Source. Thank you!!

Excellent Target Source. Thank you!!
Forum: Gunsmithing January 30th, 2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By trikshot
https://dawsonprecision.com/sight-calculator/

https://dawsonprecision.com/sight-calculator/
Forum: Gunsmithing September 26th, 2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 917
Posted By trikshot
I always pour my ultrasonic cleaner (Gunzilla)...

I always pour my ultrasonic cleaner (Gunzilla) through a coffee filter to strain it, after several uses. A lot of gunk/particles are removed. With that said, I suggest that you use a water-based...
Forum: Gunsmithing June 1st, 2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,309
Posted By trikshot
Please try this first

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Generally, a light brushing with a brass brush should not remove traditional bluing. Before trying anything else, rub some firearms copper remover on the area and let it set for about 10...
Forum: Rifles March 8th, 2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 19,607
Posted By trikshot
Smile My Ballistol Experience

The one step ultrasonic cleaner that I use is Gunzilla, which runs about $135/Gal. It works great, but is pretty pricey. I tried a 10% Ballistol solution in the ultrasonic tank, but after a (1)...
Forum: Giveaways December 3rd, 2016, 01:01 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,002
Posted By trikshot
I'm in to win!

I'm in to win!
Forum: Outdoor Sports September 15th, 2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,007
Posted By trikshot
Made my Day!

Osama BinRobin gave me a really good laugh!
Forum: Industry Partners August 15th, 2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 919
Posted By trikshot
Forum: Handguns June 12th, 2016, 01:15 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 20,617
Posted By trikshot
Smile I agree with you! A 1911 can be very...

I agree with you! A 1911 can be very mechanically accurate, but ergonomics also can improve things tremendously. Trigger work, a fitted trigger, pull length, improvement of sight picture for your...
Forum: Handguns April 29th, 2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2,256
Views: 521,399
Posted By trikshot
I'll be looking forward to hearing from you. The...

I'll be looking forward to hearing from you. The Ruger Lightweight Commander is well made. Make sure that it has the titanium insert feed ramp in the frame.
John
Forum: Recreational Shooting March 25th, 2016, 12:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,186
Posted By trikshot
A very impressive reply, in terms of both clarity...

A very impressive reply, in terms of both clarity and content! I think that you nailed the issue. Also, you have a very keen eye. Very well done!
Regards,
John
Forum: Recreational Shooting March 23rd, 2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,186
Posted By trikshot
Sorry that I couldn.t be of help. However,...

Sorry that I couldn.t be of help. However, Federal ammo has very soft primers. Maybe give it a try??
Regards,
John
Forum: Recreational Shooting March 19th, 2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,186
Posted By trikshot
I had this issue with a customer's pistol a while...

I had this issue with a customer's pistol a while back. The Lone Wolf conversion kit, 40 S&W -> 9xx, stated that the original G-22 mag could be used for 9mm. This proved not to be true. We swapped...
Forum: Gunsmithing November 23rd, 2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,102
Posted By trikshot
Crazy Ebay price

Thank you all for your feedback. I just can't make any sense of this, whatsoever.
Enjoy the Holiday!
John
Forum: Gunsmithing November 23rd, 2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,102
Posted By trikshot
Crazy Ebay Price on 1911 Ambi Thumb Safety

I just ran across this sale on Ebay and cannot understand the price. (1) Pair of USED 1911 COLT AMBI THUMB SAFETY KING P/N 201-A, sold for US $444.39 (20 bids). Does anyone know why a used 1911...
Forum: Gunsmithing July 24th, 2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,183
Posted By trikshot
Jim Milks at Innovative Custom Guns does great...

Jim Milks at Innovative Custom Guns does great work on Hi Powers.
http://www.innovativecustomguns.com/
Forum: Handguns June 30th, 2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,400
Posted By trikshot
Light Strikes

The small coil springs are Trigger return springs. They affect trigger pull weight, not the force which pushes the hammer to strike the primer. The Wilson main spring is probably a little too light...
Forum: Gunsmithing June 29th, 2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,304
Posted By trikshot
Jim Milks of Innovative Custom Guns is highly...

Jim Milks of Innovative Custom Guns is highly talented and does all of the Front Strap Checkering on my personal 1911s. His website is: www.innovativecustomguns.com/
Forum: Handguns June 1st, 2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,085
Posted By trikshot
Everyone's advice is very sensible. Let me add...

Everyone's advice is very sensible. Let me add that I will be meeting a customer at Freestate Gun Range this Wednesday, 6/3/15, at 2 PM. If you can meet me there at 3:30 PM, I can check things out...
Forum: 1911 Precision, LLC February 7th, 2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,415
Posted By trikshot
Your timely help worked! Thank you!! And, thanks...

Your timely help worked! Thank you!! And, thanks for your kind words!!
Forum: 1911 Precision, LLC February 7th, 2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,415
Posted By trikshot
Hi Chad, especially coming from you, your praise...

Hi Chad, especially coming from you, your praise makes me feel at the top of the world! Thanks again for your well wishes.

I have an embedded link in RED that leads to most of my customer feed...
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