Last Activity:07-16-2011 8:57 AM
Posted in thread: M1911 vs Colt M1991A1 on 02-18-2012 at 12:15 PM
The easiest difference to spot is that the M1911 has a straight backstrap whereas the A1 has a
slightly bulged mainspring housing. No difference in function, but the A1 fits the hand a bit
Posted in thread: WWII vintage M1911 on 02-18-2012 at 12:05 PM
Sure would like to find one. Some of the auction sites have outrageous prices. Any thoughts?
Posted in thread: Walther P22 function failure on 05-19-2011 at 12:52 PM
I have a Walther P22 that fails to feed and, occasionally, fails to extract/eject. I am
considering chamfering the feed ramp to help that problem, but I've seen research which
suggests that the hammer...
Posted in thread: 3-in-1 Lathe/mill/drill machines for gunsmithing on 04-16-2011 at 12:24 PM
I have a bead on a Shoptask 17-20 XMTC. Anyone out there have experience with this machine? I
went looking for a Smithy's, but the owner of this machine answered the mail.
Posted in thread: Nickel-plating an old shotgun on 11-03-2010 at 02:15 PM
I've heard that a company called Ropar gives good results. Any feedback? Any other suggestions?