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Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 10-07-2013, 10:14 PM
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http://i41.tinypic.com/v7z4h5.jpg
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 10-05-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By starving030
Ok. I figured it out. I just got back from the...

Ok. I figured it out. I just got back from the gun show here in town. Picked up a few screws. Turns out Taurus factory screws have a wider head diameter so they won't seat down into the grips....
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 10-05-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By starving030
Here Is what it looked like when I got it. I am...

Here Is what it looked like when I got it. I am leaving the finger grooves but changing the grip panels.

http://i43.tinypic.com/3026kq1.jpg
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 10-04-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By starving030
Screw size

I am kinda confused because I can't seem to find a simple answer. I apologize if this has been answered, I just can't find it. I've been all over the web looking.

So I picked up my first 1911 the...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 09-30-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By starving030
How does someone do that? Send them an email or...

How does someone do that? Send them an email or call them maybe?
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 09-30-2013, 12:12 AM
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Views: 755
Posted By starving030
That's the plan. I just wonder if there are legal...

That's the plan. I just wonder if there are legal measurements that I have to stick to. I don't want to get snagged for having an unlicensed SBR when that isn't my intention. I'm just trying...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 09-29-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By starving030
10/22, Ranch Hand Style

I have a Ruger Charger Pistol that I want to put a stubby stock on similar to the Rossi Ranch Hand. Where can I find specifics to the legal length and/or shape of the stock on a pistol? Thanks...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-28-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By starving030
Thanks for the idea. Taurus has already emailed...

Thanks for the idea. Taurus has already emailed me the shipping label and to expect a 2-4 week turnaround. Shipping paid both ways. I never dealt with them directly before, they have some great...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-27-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By starving030
Yeah. looks like I'm gonna have to do some...

Yeah. looks like I'm gonna have to do some research to learn the basics. I didn't understand much of that.lol


It moves about 1/32 or so. The problem is it causes an inconsistent pull on the...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-27-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By starving030
Oh I'm not even going to try to do anything other...

Oh I'm not even going to try to do anything other that the screw on the trigger. I am no gunsmith and won't pretend to be.lol Also, I apologize that I'm not good with the terminology of overtravel...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-27-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By starving030
Taurus sells a polished blue 1911. I just picked...

Taurus sells a polished blue 1911. I just picked one up a few days ago.

Crappy pic but you get the idea. Looks beautiful in person
http://i43.tinypic.com/3026kq1.jpg
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-27-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,261
Posted By starving030
You could get one of those belt clips that use...

You could get one of those belt clips that use the grip screws.
http://tibatactical.net/web_images/1911belt.jpg
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 09-27-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By starving030
Heavy trigger

I'm sure this has been covered here somewhere before but I couldn't seem to find it. If there is a thread please link it.

So I am a first time 1911 owner now. I traded for a Taurus PT1911pbl....
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 09-17-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By starving030
I just want something different than most. And I...

I just want something different than most. And I got lucky and stumbled across a deal paying a fraction of the going price for it. Besides, it's polished blue and getting refinished regardless. I am...
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 09-17-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By starving030
Ok. Just found a video online of a guy using a...

Ok. Just found a video online of a guy using a cheap green scrubby pad and basically rubbing the bluing down to get that greyish look. Heavier on the wear points and less everywhere else. Is there...
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 09-16-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By starving030
Thanks. That shotgun is not what I'm going to...

Thanks. That shotgun is not what I'm going to work on. it actually is old already. Will keep it original. It's a Marlin 1898. To dangerous to, to cool to get rid of.

But, I have a 1911 that is...
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 09-16-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By starving030
Antiqued Finish

Just curious how I could finish a gun to make it look older antique but not abused and rusty. More of a silver/grey look than blue. Kinda like this one. Thanks
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 09-04-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By starving030
I did stumble across that website but they are...

I did stumble across that website but they are sold out of all styles. Almost like they stopped making them.

I added pics to the original post.

Thanks for the replies.
Firearms Forum: Revolver Handguns 09-03-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By starving030
Rossi 972

I just picked up a used Rossi 972 in great shape for 200 bucks. I don't even think the thing had ever been fired. Not sure if it was decent deal or not, but the wife wanted a revolver so... She loves...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 03-26-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By starving030
If I look really close at the front sight, that...

If I look really close at the front sight, that looks like a tiny human silhouette when flipped up, it has been drilled with an itty bitty rod inserted through the top as a "face". I suppose you...
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 03-25-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,241
Posted By starving030
It would be kinda cool to see a Marijuana(or...

It would be kinda cool to see a Marijuana(or whatever) machine like those cigarette machines they used have everywhere.

http://s15.postimg.org/x516jybqv/Cigarette_Vending_Machine.jpg...
Firearms Forum: DIY Projects 03-25-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,905
Posted By starving030
If you want a cool locking system then use a...

If you want a cool locking system then use a fail-secure lock. One that locks itself when there is no power supplied to it. Then connect it to a magnetic switch. Similar to those little blocks you...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 03-24-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By starving030
It does have the large grenade sight. About 4 or...

It does have the large grenade sight. About 4 or 5 inches long that folds up to block the gas block. I'm talking about the little ones on the fixed sights them selves(the first two pictures).
...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 03-24-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By starving030
Sights Confusion

I posted this in the optics section and they recommend asking in this forum.

I have an Yugo under folder M70ab2 and the front and rear sights have little flip-up tabs. From what I've learned so...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 03-24-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By starving030
Fixed Sight Confusion

I have an Yugo AK-47 and the front and rear sights have little flip-up tabs. From what I've learned so far is that these are the night sights. I just don't understand how they help or change the...
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