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Forum: High Standard Yesterday, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By LDBennett
JimLob65: Why not test the spring you have...

JimLob65:

Why not test the spring you have and inspect for the correct shape of the extractor.

In these blowback operated guns, the extractor does not extract during normal firing operation....
Forum: High Standard 10-16-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By LDBennett
The "high maintenance" item is regular cleaning...

The "high maintenance" item is regular cleaning and replacement of the recoil spring every 10 to 15 thousand rounds.

Not just any magazines work well in these guns. Originals are fine and stay...
Forum: High Standard 10-15-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By LDBennett
NO!! Interarms Texas is the place to go for...

NO!! Interarms Texas is the place to go for anything Hi Std.

Alan Aronstein at Interarms Texas is the premier place to go for parts, service, and information for the Hi Std guns. He started as a...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 10-10-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By LDBennett
Don't bother to replace the extractor unless it...

Don't bother to replace the extractor unless it fails this test:

Remove the slide from the gun.

Slip a loaded round (of your chosen ammo) onto the bolt face and up and under the extractor.
...
Forum: High Standard 10-05-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,925
Posted By LDBennett
Frame Cracks: When we only use Standard...

Frame Cracks:
When we only use Standard Velocity ammo, we are only keeping the stress level the gun frame sees lower than it would shooting High or Hyper Velocity ammo. Is that enough to guarantee...
Forum: High Standard 10-04-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 653
Posted By LDBennett
That one magazine probably needs to be "tuned" to...

That one magazine probably needs to be "tuned" to be reliable with both ammo's.

If you look at the bullets on several different manufacture's 22LR cartridges, you will note that the bullet shapes...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 10-03-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By LDBennett
The trigger stop adjustment (commonly called the...

The trigger stop adjustment (commonly called the trigger over travel adjustment) might be adjusted too close and may not allow the trigger bar (commonly called the disconnector) to reconnect with the...
Forum: High Standard 10-03-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,550
Posted By LDBennett
Cracked Frame The crack is a fatigue crack...

Cracked Frame

The crack is a fatigue crack from shooting ammo other than Standard Velocity and not changing out the recoil spring every 10 to 15 thousands rounds. It is a cumulative failure of the...
Forum: High Standard 09-29-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 720
Posted By LDBennett
REA: As per my post above, these pistols can...

REA:

As per my post above, these pistols can be finicky ammo feeders. But once you get good magazines (originals or new InterarmsTX) the chances of them running right out of the box are high. If...
Forum: High Standard 09-28-2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 720
Posted By LDBennett
Be careful with Brownells Hi Std magazines. They...

Be careful with Brownells Hi Std magazines. They may be Triple K magazines which may not have hardened feed lips. That might cause feeding problems down the road. Also those Triple K magazines may...
Forum: High Standard 09-26-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,925
Posted By LDBennett
There is a possibility that a Hi Std frame will...

There is a possibility that a Hi Std frame will crack no matter what you do. But if you abuse the frame with ammo that generates a higher stress level for the frame or fail to replace the recoil...
Forum: High Standard 09-25-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,092
Posted By LDBennett
My recommendation of not buying the Clark was...

My recommendation of not buying the Clark was based on the original posters reveal of non-competition anticipated usage. A master level competitor might gain something with one of these custom guns....
Forum: High Standard 09-24-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,925
Posted By LDBennett
The HD series guns are a model before any of the...

The HD series guns are a model before any of the 100 series guns. They are a slightly different earlier design.

At the peak of Hi Std guns there was a competition that required you to shoot three...
Forum: High Standard 09-24-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,092
Posted By LDBennett
MY OPINION: There is no reason to buy a custom...

MY OPINION:
There is no reason to buy a custom Clark Hi Std. Regular Hi Std's are probably just as accurate and come with all the important features in the Victor and Trophy models (over travel...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 09-23-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By LDBennett
In the 1990's time frame, a major change was made...

In the 1990's time frame, a major change was made by S&W to increase profits by reducing the polishing (satin finish) and perhaps other small things (??). The early 1990's is when that happened....
Forum: High Standard 09-23-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 586
Posted By LDBennett
The BATF loves to find guns that shoot more than...

The BATF loves to find guns that shoot more than once with a single pull of the trigger. They bend over backwards to prosecute ANYONE who has such a gun, accidentally or otherwise. The guy shooting...
Forum: High Standard 09-23-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By LDBennett
mr Alexander: I have not had to resort to...

mr Alexander:

I have not had to resort to lube removal on CCI SV in years of using it. But I will admit I have a large store of it and have not bought any in the last two years, at least. Perhaps...
Forum: High Standard 09-23-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,925
Posted By LDBennett
Ontarian50: I think the poster was referring...

Ontarian50:

I think the poster was referring to the Hi Std Model "HD" (pre 1950ish?), not the Military grip models. The HD's were made decades before the Military grip models. Based on reports...
Forum: High Standard 09-21-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,925
Posted By LDBennett
Why shoot Std Vel ammo in a High Standard target...

Why shoot Std Vel ammo in a High Standard target pistol?
To avoid cracking the frame…eventually.

The crack would be a fatigue fracture. That is, each excursion of the metal into a high stress...
Forum: High Standard 09-19-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By LDBennett
Nice find. At a minimum you need to replace the...

Nice find. At a minimum you need to replace the recoil spring. Contact Alan Aronstein at interarmstx.com (Interarms of Texas). He can guide you to the right replacement spring. If you wish he can...
Forum: High Standard 09-19-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By LDBennett
Sometimes it is the bullet lube that "dirties up"...

Sometimes it is the bullet lube that "dirties up" the chamber. European ammo that use waxes for bullet lube are renown for doing this and some require a cloth wipe down before shooting.

Since the...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 09-16-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,519
Posted By LDBennett
S&W over the years has gone through several...

S&W over the years has gone through several different owners. Some abused the name and others took the profits and ran. Quality control has gone up and down over the years. Currently (starting about...
Forum: High Standard 09-16-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,232
Posted By LDBennett
John: I too have used many different cameras...

John:

I too have used many different cameras over the years in my pursuit of artsy photography. In college I worked in a camera store and shot sports pictures for the local newspaper. I shot...
Forum: High Standard 09-15-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,232
Posted By LDBennett
Just stay away from screw takedown models. ML...

Just stay away from screw takedown models. ML serialized guns are a bargain. Condition is a good indicator of wear so pay more for little used ones. Buy a Connecticut made gun or the newest clone...
Forum: High Standard 09-14-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,232
Posted By LDBennett
John: I think as in housing where "comp's"...

John:

I think as in housing where "comp's" drive the pricing of housing to the moon, when a seller sees what someone else got for a gun, they boost their asking price. If the demand is there then...
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