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Forum: High Standard 07-13-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By LDBennett
You can start by flushing the magazine out with...

You can start by flushing the magazine out with Brake Clean to see if that fixed the problem.

If you think you need to disassemble the mag then depending on the particular version you have, it is...
Forum: High Standard 07-13-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,575
Posted By LDBennett
So is a cracked frame a potential problem? ...

So is a cracked frame a potential problem?

Let's see! If Connecticut Hi Std regularly replaced cracked frames for about 30 years and Alan has about 200 cracked frames that he replaced...It may be...
Forum: High Standard 07-12-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,575
Posted By LDBennett
While I might be considered a "High Standard...

While I might be considered a "High Standard Crack Alarmist", I never suggest to not buy a High Standard target pistol. I suggest looking for the crack in a potential purchase, observe the use of...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 07-06-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 805
Posted By LDBennett
Mr Alexander: Yes, they are probably all Std...

Mr Alexander:

Yes, they are probably all Std Vel. But the worry is will they reliably cycle the action of your particular gun? Then there is availability....do you end up using up what you have...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 07-05-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 805
Posted By LDBennett
As well as reliable function and accuracy, you...

As well as reliable function and accuracy, you need to be concerned that some of this ammo may be too energetic and beat up your gun. It is easy to tell when the ammo lacks the energy to full cycle...
Forum: High Standard 07-03-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 739
Posted By LDBennett
Alan: Who owns the name "High Standard" ? Is...

Alan:

Who owns the name "High Standard" ? Is your company name different enough so that is not a worry legally for you? Just curious. I wish you and OFM Corp. the greatest success! And thank you...
Forum: High Standard 06-29-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By LDBennett
Be sure to follow the takedown instructions...

Be sure to follow the takedown instructions EXACTLY! If you do it wrong you can get it so the slide is stuck halfway on the gun and not removable without destroying the slide.

Also be sure to only...
Forum: High Standard 06-27-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By LDBennett
If you believe the common knowledge (??), a gun...

If you believe the common knowledge (??), a gun with the sights affixed to the barrel is a more accurate choice for sighting than having a rear sight attached to the moving slide. In the latter case...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 06-25-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By LDBennett
Turtle1903: At this point can you see any...

Turtle1903:

At this point can you see any reason to pay good money for a trigger job on a Hi Std Target gun?

All the Target models are this good. As a lover of two stage triggers, the only...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 06-23-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,559
Posted By LDBennett
I have a Marvel conversion on a 1911 that is...

I have a Marvel conversion on a 1911 that is super accurate. When I bought it Bob Marvel, the inventor, was still with Marvels. But no more. He moved to a couple different companies, upgrading and...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 06-21-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By LDBennett
The slanted surface is no problem. Just mill a...

The slanted surface is no problem. Just mill a flat surface on the front side and then drill with the correct size drill. But......the tube is 0.060 and the sight width is 0.130 (as I read your...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 06-21-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By LDBennett
Whatís in a trigger job? Reduce pull: replace...

Whatís in a trigger job?
Reduce pull: replace springs or reshape them
Reduce creep: reduce engagement surfaces between sear and hammer
Smooth release: polish engagement surface
Reduce cam-back of...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 06-20-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By LDBennett
I love good triggers and I do my own trigger jobs...

I love good triggers and I do my own trigger jobs on virtually all of my many guns. But I have never felt the need to do a trigger job on my Model 41 as the trigger is nearly perfect.

If the pull...
Forum: High Standard 06-20-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By LDBennett
Based on many posts here, it is unusual for Alan...

Based on many posts here, it is unusual for Alan Aronsteinís new magazines to fail to feed ammo right out of the box for Connecticut Hi Std guns. Early Houston Texas High Standard manufactured guns...
Forum: High Standard 06-20-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 822
Posted By LDBennett
Ammo Shortages & CA Ammo Laws

I understand the panic buying.The Obama shortages took several years to end. The virus panic cleared up nicely after 3 months and then the riots started..panic buying back. Add to that, here in...
Forum: High Standard 06-19-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,575
Posted By LDBennett
According to Bob Shea via Alan Aronstein, the...

According to Bob Shea via Alan Aronstein, the Connecticut company had a regular frame replacement "line" servicing several per week. Alan has regularly replaced cracked frames in his decades of time...
Forum: High Standard 06-18-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,575
Posted By LDBennett
Alan will correct me if I am wrong but I think...

Alan will correct me if I am wrong but I think they are almost custom guns where you can get some options, like a rail for a red dot (???). Contact Alan Aronstein (interarmstx.com) or give him a...
Forum: High Standard 06-17-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,575
Posted By LDBennett
The advantage of the longer barrel usually is a...

The advantage of the longer barrel usually is a longer sight radius which increase the accuracy of aiming the gun. Does one inch help that much? Only shooting the guns would determine that. I would...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 06-15-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By LDBennett
Do check for the extractor engagement I suggested...

Do check for the extractor engagement I suggested on either the extractor.

Do not remove the burr but use the tool Brownells sell to push the metal back in place. It is from a too long firing pin...
Forum: High Standard 06-15-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,575
Posted By LDBennett
The crack starts at the top of the mag well, goes...

The crack starts at the top of the mag well, goes up and over the top of the frame and ends in the relief area for the hold open latch.

Observing no crack is not totally definitive for a undamaged...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 06-13-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By LDBennett
jeff423: It sounds like a failure of the...

jeff423:

It sounds like a failure of the extractor.

In these blow back operated guns the extractor does not extract during firing. The gas pressure turns the empty case into a piston and the...
Forum: High Standard 06-13-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,163
Posted By LDBennett
And Wolff makes many springs. Which one is in the...

And Wolff makes many springs. Which one is in the gun? There have been only two spring rates that work and protect the gun: OEM 5.5 pound and the variable rate 6 pound Wolff. What exact spring rate...
Forum: High Standard 06-12-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,163
Posted By LDBennett
Yes, it is strange since it is a 40 gr bullet at...

Yes, it is strange since it is a 40 gr bullet at 1080 FPS. But is it the ammo or the gun?

What recoil spring is in the gun? If it is other than the OEM 5.5 pound spring then that may be the...
Forum: High Standard 06-11-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By LDBennett
Until recently there was a legal (meaning = owned...

Until recently there was a legal (meaning = owned the name) High Standard manufacturer in Houston Texas. They recently went bankrupt. The gunsmiths employees (most were hired in the 1990's) were put...
Forum: High Standard 06-08-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By LDBennett
Alan Aronstein (interarmstx.com) probably has...

Alan Aronstein (interarmstx.com) probably has new barrels (?).

The Sport King was the bottom of the line. I'd sell this pristine version and up grade to a Trophy or a Victor. But when buying them...
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