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12-29-2011

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02-09-2014 9:16 AM

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    ABOUT ME

  • I am a full time gunsmith. I specialize in reconditioning old weapons and bluing. I do trigger work and action jobs for cowboy comp shooters and scope work.
  • Tigerville, ,South Carolina
  • Archery, Fishing, Guns, Restoring cars, Gardening and growing my own food.
  • ceramic tile contractor (retired), gunsmith (new)

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  • Posted in thread: Llama disassembly on 02-09-2014 at 02:16 PM
    I will give that a try. Thanks for the advice. It does feel like something is holding it in
    place and won't let go.

  • Posted in thread: Sterling Mark II 380 jams on 02-09-2014 at 01:37 AM
    Disassemble the magazine and stretch the mag spring. Most of the time this fixes the problem.

  • Posted in thread: Dry Fire and Slide Releases on 02-09-2014 at 01:32 AM
    Dry firing a semi auto won't hurt the weapon any more than dry chambering will. I'm a gunsmith
    and we all dry fire weapons to safely check for proper function. If you worry about hurting the
    weapon or...

  • Posted in thread: H&R Shotgun issues on 02-09-2014 at 01:20 AM
    Us acra glass to fill the crack with. It's made for gun wood and will never let to. Make sure
    you get the material to totally fill the crack. Clamp the part to the cement drys. The material
    expands as...

  • Posted in thread: Llama disassembly on 02-09-2014 at 12:29 AM
    I am trying to do a total disassembly of a Llama 1911. The safety lever should just be worked
    straight out of the weapon. Mine feels as if something is holding the part in. I've tried
    twisting and pul...

  • Posted in thread: Fixing a chip in the frame? on 08-05-2013 at 05:33 PM
    Take it to someone who can tig weld. He needs to use a 5% Nicklaus rod and keep it cool while
    he welds it. Then you get to file it and polish back to a nice finish. For cosmetic effect it
    can be repai...

  • Posted in thread: Smooth trigger on 08-05-2013 at 05:27 PM
    I am a gunsmith in SC. S&W has about the hardest trigger pull I've dealt with. The pull can be
    cut in half if you know what your doing and the gun still be completely safe. If you have never
    done a tr...

  • Posted in thread: Been a while on 08-05-2013 at 05:17 PM
    Hey follows. Been a while since I've been in this sight. I had some body parts replaced a while
    ago and just haven't had enough want to too read or talk about anything. I'm back on the mend
    and feel t...

  • Posted in thread: Anybody planting a garden.... on 05-26-2013 at 12:39 PM
    Gardening is a great way to entertane the brain and eat well. I buy two truck loads of mushroom
    compost at the time I till and the 150 I spend up front gives my family about 6000 in canned
    veggies eve...

  • Posted in thread: AWB Gone on 03-21-2013 at 12:40 PM
    They dropped it. But their intention is to use it as a chipping block. They sill get
    legislation on mag capacity and some registry laws. You will think that we won and let them
    have a small victory. E...

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