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Forum: High Standard 10-13-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 563
Posted By HSWayne
Mags

The magazines the OP asked about on eBay are current Triple K made. They are not my first choice. They could be made to work, but will likely require feed lip adjustment.

The series 106 and...
Forum: High Standard 10-12-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,550
Posted By HSWayne
Cracked frame

A person can continue to use a High Standard pistol with the typical frame crack. It is not a catastrophic failure that renders the pistol unsuitable for anything except a parts donor. It will...
Forum: High Standard 10-08-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,550
Posted By HSWayne
Exam

You do not need to use any screwdrivers to check for a frame crack. Simply pull the slide back all the way and look at the frame rail at the right rear of the magazine well. You should be able to...
Forum: High Standard 09-30-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By HSWayne
trigger guard

Those two types of revolvers do not share compatible parts.
Forum: High Standard 09-27-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,926
Posted By HSWayne
wear

The wearing of the outside surfaces of the coils causes the springs to weaken. Otherwise, they should not weaken just by compression cycles, if properly made. When I was shooting Bullseye in the...
Forum: High Standard 09-27-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,926
Posted By HSWayne
spring test

There is not a really good way of quantifying the point at which a spring needs to be replaced. It is fairly easy to tell when a spring is really too weak because the slide will not snap forward and...
Forum: High Standard 09-27-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,926
Posted By HSWayne
HDM spring

Nicole, the reason the spring available from Wolff Gunsprings needs to be cut to about 40 coils is so that when it is installed, and the driving spring plunger is pushed forward into the hole in the...
Forum: High Standard 09-25-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,926
Posted By HSWayne
tempting fate

John, you are correct in your response. The point I was trying to make is that the OP apparently wanted a simple yes or no answer to his question about tempting fate with his pistols by using...
Forum: High Standard 09-25-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,926
Posted By HSWayne
simple answer

No, you are not taking a chance.
Forum: High Standard 09-25-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,095
Posted By HSWayne
Clark gun

I purchased a nice Clark Tournament from Cabela’s a couple of years ago for $650. That is a lot of gun for not so much difference than a stock 106 Tournament. The trigger is also nicer than stock. ...
Forum: High Standard 09-23-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,095
Posted By HSWayne
Clark mods

The Clark pistols were made with an integral muzzle brake on some models. It is more common to see the barrels without a brake. Clark often ordered pistol frames and slides without the barrels, and...
Forum: High Standard 09-23-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,095
Posted By HSWayne
Clark pistol

The frame crack is usually located at the right rear corner of the magazine well. The crack travels through the rail and down to the opening in the frame below the slide stop cutout. Dry firing is...
Forum: High Standard 09-17-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By HSWayne
Grips

The ambidextrous grips on your gun were made by High Standard. They were provided on the later military grip angle Sport King and Sharpshooter models. They were also available as parts from the...
Forum: High Standard 09-17-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By HSWayne
Citation

You have a nice looking Citation pistol. I hope the SK trigger works for you. I find that I like the longer length of pull that the SK trigger provides.
Forum: High Standard 09-10-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,818
Posted By HSWayne
Trophy

The series 104 Trophy you have is one of the prettiest of the High Standard pistols models, IMO. The polished flutes on the barrel make this model stand out from the rest. Your Ruger with the...
Forum: High Standard 08-20-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By HSWayne
trigger

You could also use a military grip angle Sport King trigger. You could drill and tap a hole for a set screw for the overtravel adjustment, if desired. You will obtain about 0.12 inch increase in...
Forum: High Standard 08-10-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By HSWayne
refinishing

A High Standard pistol from the timeframe as yours in 75% condition would have a Blue Book value of about $150 to $250 depending on the model. Refinishing will probably not lower the value and might...
Forum: High Standard 07-29-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By HSWayne
magazine

F Greeb, the elevation screw from interarms is the correct one for your pistol. It appears that the springs and plungers are still in place. When you remove the existing screw to replace it with the...
Forum: High Standard 07-29-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By HSWayne
Magazines on eBay

Those two magazines are very highly priced. Similar magazines have sold in the recent past for around $100. For a person who wants a period correct magazine for their pistol, $100 might be...
Forum: High Standard 07-18-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By HSWayne
H-D M year

The serial number indicates the pistol was manufactured in about the spring of 1947. You can find instructions on the rear sight adjustment and use at this site, courtesy of John Stimson: ...
Forum: High Standard 07-10-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By HSWayne
Marvel scope mount ribs

The Marvel company has gone out of business. He made very nice mounts. I have 3 or 4 on my pistols.
Forum: High Standard 06-29-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By HSWayne
.22 short kit

That kit would likely sell for $600 or more. Blue Book of Gun Values shows $550 in 100% condition, but I have seen them sell for more than that. You got a great deal! Your pistol also looks very...
Forum: High Standard 06-22-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By HSWayne
safety fitting

The safety is fitted to each particular gun by filing the surface that bears against the sear protrusion, as you noted. file a little at a time and try it, and then file more until it just fits...
Forum: High Standard 06-15-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By HSWayne
GB

Garandster, you have a GB pistol made in 1950, and a later Sport King barrel. The box is from a time period later than the GB was made, and someone marked the GB serial number on the box.
Forum: High Standard 06-11-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By HSWayne
Sentinel Deluxe

Your Sentinel Deluxe is referred to as a police style revolver, while the Double Nine is referred to as a western (cowboy) style revolver. The styling is mostly in the shape of the grip and other...
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