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Forum: Recreational Shooting June 23rd, 2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By bpm32
Generally Swiss ranges are electronic, so the...

Generally Swiss ranges are electronic, so the shooter would just see a screen with shot placement. No need for going down there unless you’re a maintenance guy.



Yeah, for a lot of those ranges...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) June 21st, 2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By bpm32
I dug up some really old Automatenfett, and...

I dug up some really old Automatenfett, and youíre rightóthe smell is definitely different, more fragrant. Maybe itís lanolin or something like that? The old stuff is smoother and less like a jelly...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) June 21st, 2019, 01:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By bpm32
I’ve got one of these tubs of Automatenfett and...

I’ve got one of these tubs of Automatenfett and it’s got little white beads in it. Does the Shell grease have those too?
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) June 10th, 2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 772
Posted By bpm32
This is really neat, Combloc--thanks for putting...

This is really neat, Combloc--thanks for putting this together!

Maybe the "CM" mark on the mirror is for Chromium Molybdenum steel like the "+CM" is on the rifle parts?

"Mod. Dep." means...
Forum: Gunsmithing March 24th, 2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By bpm32
Yes, thanks for pointing that out. I should have...

Yes, thanks for pointing that out. I should have said this directly in what I wrote aboveóall the fitting is done with files (giant bastard file for cutting off the frame tang and smaller files for...
Forum: Gunsmithing March 24th, 2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By bpm32
Thumb safety is simple if you have the 10-8...

Thumb safety is simple if you have the 10-8 block.....it has a jig so you can keep the file cut on the safety straight (where it slips behind the sear leg). Go too far and you can usually fix it by...
Forum: Handguns March 6th, 2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 13,651
Posted By bpm32
Not of practical concern, but for accuracy an...

Not of practical concern, but for accuracy an accurized 1911 with a good trigger can't be beat by any other autoloader. After 100 years of sustained use by a major power and its gun crazy populace...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 4th, 2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,177
Posted By bpm32
It's always interesting to see what goes fast in...

It's always interesting to see what goes fast in the What's New section, especially with the shotguns, which I don't know much about.
Forum: Introductions February 25th, 2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,385
Posted By bpm32
In that case itís probably worth considering...

In that case itís probably worth considering renting a place in KG County to see if you can tolerate the bridge/commute. If you do it for a while and think, ďyeah, I could do this drive foreverĒ,...
Forum: Introductions February 25th, 2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,385
Posted By bpm32
That's a good point as well: if work is in North...

That's a good point as well: if work is in North Waldorf, add 15-20 minutes for all of these travel times. All of those lights up there in Brandywine are brutal. Basically 301 from Brandywine to...
Forum: Introductions February 25th, 2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,385
Posted By bpm32
I hear you, man--and putting aside the guns laws...

I hear you, man--and putting aside the guns laws King George County is also a very nice place--nothing like the Northern VA/DC suburbs. It is also out of reach of the DC commuters, so it's a little...
Forum: Introductions February 25th, 2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,385
Posted By bpm32
Waldorf isn't bad, but some of it is...

Waldorf isn't bad, but some of it is neighborhood-dependent. La Plata is generally a more countrified place with nicer neighborhoods. The whole area is changing fast though. I always tell people to...
Forum: Introductions February 25th, 2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,385
Posted By bpm32
20 minutes from the foot of the bridge there, but...

20 minutes from the foot of the bridge there, but he'd have to factor in a little bit of a drive inside VA. From King George (the town) it's more like 40-45 minutes.
Forum: Handguns February 25th, 2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,550
Posted By bpm32
I think they cut ties with IMBEL a while back,...

I think they cut ties with IMBEL a while back, but they may still get their forgings from some other foreign country and finish them in IL. Pretty sure you can still say ďMade in the USAĒ in that...
Forum: Handguns February 23rd, 2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,550
Posted By bpm32
You would end up with a very reliable and...

You would end up with a very reliable and accurate gun, and you could be sure that a number of critical things were done, which is more than I could say for a lot of ďhigh end, tool steel, forged...
Forum: Handguns February 23rd, 2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,550
Posted By bpm32
Iíve only had a chance to disassemble five or so...

Iíve only had a chance to disassemble five or so Baers and all of them had loosely fit barrel hoods. Everyone always talks about how tight the slide/frame fit is, but in my experience the tightness...
Forum: Handguns February 19th, 2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,550
Posted By bpm32
In California the handgun roster system is quite...

In California the handgun roster system is quite a lot more stringent than in MD, so no oversized 1911 receivers are allowed in unless they move in with a new CA resident.

I was surprised that a...
Forum: Handguns February 15th, 2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,550
Posted By bpm32
Any of the above and none of the above, frankly....

Any of the above and none of the above, frankly. We can debate its merits all day, but one thing is true and it's that we've had a 100 years of experience figuring out 1911s, subsidized by massive...
Forum: Handguns January 16th, 2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1,868
Views: 375,893
Posted By bpm32
Once in a while you see them roll back in from...

Once in a while you see them roll back in from the European importers like Simpsons. Should have picked up the last one I saw a couple years ago.
Forum: Handguns January 12th, 2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,728
Posted By bpm32
As always, awesome posts. Regarding the...

As always, awesome posts.

Regarding the extra locking lugs on the original P210: they might have been added as a safety feature. They was supposedly not even needed in the original M1911, but were...
Forum: Handguns January 8th, 2019, 01:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,728
Posted By bpm32
Thanks, Combloc! Got to say I’m always excited to...

Thanks, Combloc! Got to say I’m always excited to see one of your reviews.

Although you mention you won’t look at accuracy, initial reports are that the accuracy of the new P210s is pretty good....
Forum: Introductions December 28th, 2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,603
Posted By bpm32
Heavens to murgatroyd!

Heavens to murgatroyd!
Forum: Introductions December 28th, 2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,603
Posted By bpm32
Donít you worry: California legislators can more...

Donít you worry: California legislators can more than outdo anything Maryland could dish out!
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) December 22nd, 2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,131
Posted By bpm32
Apparently they’re only made out of guns with...

Apparently they’re only made out of guns with shot out barrels. Well, what the Swiss would consider to be shot out....

I think K31s still go for under 100 francs there, and a lot of K31s and...
Forum: Handguns December 16th, 2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By bpm32
Is it a real USGI hammer or a MIM reproduction...

Is it a real USGI hammer or a MIM reproduction part? The tab on the thumb safety sits behind the sear leg and keeps it from moving. The new hammer doesnít push the nose of the sear far enough in on...
Forum: Handguns December 4th, 2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,868
Views: 375,893
Posted By bpm32
You can also use skateboard tape or Pachmayr...

You can also use skateboard tape or Pachmayr wrap-arounds like the Marines did for MEUSOC pistols:

https://www.amazon.com/Pachmayr-02921-Signature-Backstrap-Combat/dp/B000RZ0HRE

Checkering a...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 9th, 2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By bpm32
This tends to happen with M1 Carbines. Obviously...

This tends to happen with M1 Carbines. Obviously your chip is really noticeable, but most people don't even realize they have hairline cracks there and continue to shoot them without incident. I...
Forum: Gunsmithing August 31st, 2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,817
Posted By bpm32
This. 5 seconds with the disconnector head...

This.

5 seconds with the disconnector head on the buffing wheel, and/or a few swipes of the stone against the edge where the disco rail and the breechface meet.

Or the pistol is simply...
Forum: Handguns August 27th, 2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,498
Posted By bpm32
The Army Marksmanship Unitís armorersí cleaning...

The Army Marksmanship Unitís armorersí cleaning regime was to take the top end off the receiver (by removing the slide stopónot by removing the barrel bushing), swishing the parts in an ammo can full...
Forum: Handguns August 23rd, 2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,390
Posted By bpm32
Nothing wrong with owning a Glock. Not every gun...

Nothing wrong with owning a Glock. Not every gun has to be a 1911. I have a Red Ryder BB gun myself.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) July 29th, 2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By bpm32
But the US Water Army is part of the Navy, isnít...

But the US Water Army is part of the Navy, isnít it?
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 29th, 2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,374
Posted By bpm32
Is that dependent on state law? I was not allowed...

Is that dependent on state law? I was not allowed to purchase a firearm as a nonresident graduate student in NYS. Would a nonresident be allowed to get an HQL?

There might be issues ďimportingĒ...
Forum: Maryland 2A Issues June 28th, 2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,374
Posted By bpm32
You almost certainly already know this, but if...

You almost certainly already know this, but if you change your residency to MD, you can buy off-roster pistols that would be difficult to get in CA. When you move back to CA you are allowed to keep...
Forum: Gunsmithing June 27th, 2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,887
Posted By bpm32
I assumed we were speculating about a future...

I assumed we were speculating about a future where people didnít have access to the modern chemical infrastructure. Meth is made by simply cleaving off a hydroxyl group from a readily available drug.
Forum: Gunsmithing June 23rd, 2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,887
Posted By bpm32
Well there you go! I was thinking of the...

Well there you go! I was thinking of the industrial process where they make acetone from cumene. In that case you get a molecule of phenol for every molecule of acetone.

Of course if you manage to...
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