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Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) October 21st, 2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By somd_mustangs
The ones with a flat steel, or steel with a...

The ones with a flat steel, or steel with a finger extension like a Femaru M.37 aren't originals and are plentiful.
Triple-K is hit or miss, it might be worth getting one to test it.
Some models...
Forum: Handguns October 20th, 2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By somd_mustangs
That's one I didn't know about either. Weird...

That's one I didn't know about either. Weird little thing.
Just ran across another one for sale on a dealer/friends website, really nice shape for $800... just a bit more than the original :)
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) October 18th, 2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 421,921
Posted By somd_mustangs
Very nice, not an easy variation to find! ...

Very nice, not an easy variation to find!
Cracked grips are all too common though...
I'd stabilize the crack from the back side if possible, and get a pair of repro grips if you plan to shoot it.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) October 16th, 2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By somd_mustangs
^^^ what he said :) excellent detail shots...

^^^ what he said :)

excellent detail shots...
Forum: Handguns October 12th, 2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,589
Posted By somd_mustangs
coolness :) early ones aren't easy to find.

coolness :)
early ones aren't easy to find.
Forum: Handguns October 12th, 2019, 02:00 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,589
Posted By somd_mustangs
A very early (14xx) Colt Model N "Vest Pocket"......

A very early (14xx) Colt Model N "Vest Pocket"... incredibly it sold dirt cheap on GB from a seller that usually gets good $$.
Threw a what-the-heck bid at it and won...

And an early (13xx) 1903...
Forum: Handguns October 6th, 2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,589
Posted By somd_mustangs
Some oddball stuff: FP-45 (the ultimate...

Some oddball stuff:

FP-45 (the ultimate cheap pocket pistol)
Group of Chinese or Khyber Pass FN 1900 clones (7.65 m/m)
Star Model D (.380 ACP), not much bigger than a Colt 1908 Vest Pocket
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 30th, 2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By somd_mustangs
That's in super shape for one of these, and...

That's in super shape for one of these, and super-duper price for it :)
Forum: Handguns September 23rd, 2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By somd_mustangs
The Blue Book of Gun Values has a pretty good...

The Blue Book of Gun Values has a pretty good section on describing condition ratings, with pics.
A truly mint gun (which is 100% condition) is pretty uncommon, even guns straight out of the box...
Forum: Handguns September 18th, 2019, 02:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By somd_mustangs
... an X with star on top would be 1952 which is...

... an X with star on top would be 1952 which is consistent with what we think it is.

Example of a Star SI proofed in 1952... the serial numbers on Stars are also a lot better documented than the...
Forum: Handguns September 16th, 2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By somd_mustangs
The pic is too blurry to read the date code on...

The pic is too blurry to read the date code on left frame above trigger, but the Spanish date codes (letters) can be found:
http://star-firearms.com/firearms/proof.shtml
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 8th, 2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By somd_mustangs
Even though Spain was supposedly neutral, they...

Even though Spain was supposedly neutral, they sold a lot of pistols to Germany during the war, especially Astra.



Nope, not selling it. I just got it two days ago, after searching for about 5...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 8th, 2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By somd_mustangs
Star B 1st German WW2 Contract

Hasn't been much pistol stuff lately so here's an interesting one.

This is a Star Model B in 9x19mm, delivered in the first shipment as part of the first WW2 German contract in May 1942.

There...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 8th, 2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By somd_mustangs
Yup, Simpson will import a firearm for you. ...

Yup, Simpson will import a firearm for you.
Again, this process isn't cheap no matter where you go.
Their website has a pretty good play-by-play of what is required for the process....
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 6th, 2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,795
Posted By somd_mustangs
That's even a 2nd-series MT :)

That's even a 2nd-series MT :)
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 6th, 2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By somd_mustangs
It's possible to import directly as an FFL-03 but...

It's possible to import directly as an FFL-03 but you have to go through all the import paperwork and approval.
From what I understand, it's not cheap either. But you don't have to put an import...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 5th, 2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5,650
Views: 840,092
Posted By somd_mustangs
Every once in a while Simpson lets something slip...

Every once in a while Simpson lets something slip through for a real bargain.
But they are no dummies, if it's a real low price it often means there's something wrong with it.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 5th, 2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5,650
Views: 840,092
Posted By somd_mustangs
Every once in a while Simpson lets something slip...

Every once in a while Simpson lets something slip through for a real bargain.
But they are no dummies, if it's a real low price it often means there's something wrong with it.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 5th, 2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 5,650
Views: 840,092
Posted By somd_mustangs
I saw the M/1907's but didn't catch they were...

I saw the M/1907's but didn't catch they were still in Browning Long.
The prices on the ones put up the past few days are actually pretty decent, I doubt you'll find a nice one still in Browning...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 5th, 2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 5,650
Views: 840,092
Posted By somd_mustangs
I saw the M/1907's but didn't catch they were...

I saw the M/1907's but didn't catch they were still in Browning Long.
The prices are actually pretty decent, I doubt you'll find a nice one still in Browning Long for less.
Some of their earlier...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) August 23rd, 2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By somd_mustangs
A guy over on the P.38 forum experimented with...

A guy over on the P.38 forum experimented with the Wolff springs in the M57, and developed a tool/method to replace them easily (which should also work on the Radom VIS / P.35p)


subsequent post:...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) August 20th, 2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 307,210
Posted By somd_mustangs
none, and yes :)

none, and yes :)
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) August 20th, 2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By somd_mustangs
yup, that book was a great deal !

yup, that book was a great deal !
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) August 13th, 2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5,650
Views: 840,092
Posted By somd_mustangs
Especially not if you're a MD resident purchasing...

Especially not if you're a MD resident purchasing in MD :)



correct on both counts.



You figured correctly :)
Forum: The Depot August 2nd, 2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By somd_mustangs
Some new mfg 38 ACP uses 38 Super head-stamps so...

Some new mfg 38 ACP uses 38 Super head-stamps so need to be on your toes :)
Forum: The Depot August 2nd, 2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By somd_mustangs
It's hit or miss with Graf's on the 38 ACP being...

It's hit or miss with Graf's on the 38 ACP being in stock.

There's a mfg in WI that still makes it also:
http://wisconsincartridge.com/product/38-auto-130-gr-fmj-1000-fps-50-roundsnew/
Forum: The Depot August 2nd, 2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By somd_mustangs
try: ...

try:
https://www.grafs.com/catalog/product/productId/11948

don't know how good it is though.

Hopefully these guys will get tooled back up after their devastating fire:
https://pbrammo.com/...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) July 28th, 2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 35,693
Posted By somd_mustangs
Looks nice and clean. Colt frame.

Looks nice and clean. Colt frame.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) July 27th, 2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By somd_mustangs
That looks quite nice! (and sporty :) ) Having...

That looks quite nice! (and sporty :) )
Having good grips and the correct magazine are a definite plus for these early guys.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) July 27th, 2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,234
Posted By somd_mustangs
Very nice! (so what about the Woodsman? :))

Very nice!

(so what about the Woodsman? :))
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) July 27th, 2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 35,693
Posted By somd_mustangs
Geez, that poor Remington UMC is a mess. The...

Geez, that poor Remington UMC is a mess.
The 1913 mfg isn't much better :(
I'm perplexed by the C-prefix 1948 mfg that's parkerized... it's a commercial Government Model (not a 1911-A1 as listed)...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) July 25th, 2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By somd_mustangs
Now you have me intrigued, Vanderlinden doesn't...

Now you have me intrigued, Vanderlinden doesn't mention the (H) - or at least I couldn't find it - and I don't see it on any of the 1922's in his book.
Looking at my pic library I have the (H) on...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) July 23rd, 2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By somd_mustangs
Good call on the holster, I couldn't place it but...

Good call on the holster, I couldn't place it but knew it wasn't a typical FN1922 :)
Nice looking pistol, a little wear on the nose cap is almost a certainty with these for some reason, maybe...
Forum: Central Maryland July 23rd, 2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By somd_mustangs
Dupity-Dupe, tucked away in the WC: ...

Dupity-Dupe, tucked away in the WC:
https://www.mdshooters.com/showthread.php?t=236822
Forum: Handguns July 21st, 2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By somd_mustangs
Don't put an 18# spring in it, as that will...

Don't put an 18# spring in it, as that will increase the speed (and impact) of the slide returning to battery.
It was designed for 16#. Wolff is a good source for springs (gunsprings.com) and they...
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