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Forum: Savage/Stevens 09-12-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,245
Posted By xtriggerman
Thanks tfrank... I used a 120v Clark mig welder...

Thanks tfrank... I used a 120v Clark mig welder with .035 Hobart ER70-6 wire with gas set on my highest heat setting. I tested my settings on the beggared up lower tang and found that was the only...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 09-11-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By xtriggerman
Sure any decent gunsmith can put a pair of bases...

Sure any decent gunsmith can put a pair of bases on it for a modern 1" scope tube. It looks like there was a different base on there at one time with those 2 extra holes there at the back. The Ebay...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 09-10-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,245
Posted By xtriggerman
I don't advise folks to go turning rifles in to...

I don't advise folks to go turning rifles in to pistols as it is a issue with the feds. As I stated at the beginning, this is a test receiver to see if I have every thing right to do color case...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 09-09-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,245
Posted By xtriggerman
My Stevens 1915 Favorite pistol project

Photos came threw waaay to big... just dbl click on them. Well folks, I finally got this project to the shooting stage but had not yet put color on it. Any way, I thought I would share what came out...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 07-28-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By xtriggerman
There are these of dubious quality ...

There are these of dubious quality
http://www.gunpartscorp.com/ad/593550.htm

Or send me your barrel & I will put a high quality redman liner in it for the same cost. Now a days its a hobby for...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 05-04-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By xtriggerman
Well Uberti sent me another ejection rod that is...

Well Uberti sent me another ejection rod that is identical to the first one they sent. Its a shame they put all that fine machine work into the entire gun but let these thumb pieces on the ejector...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 04-26-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By xtriggerman
Yes, I remember Uberti was a sub contractor for a...

Yes, I remember Uberti was a sub contractor for a number of Colt 1873 type parts. I sent this link to the Uberti rep that had the rod sent out and this was his reply
"Good Morning Walter, my...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 04-26-2017, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By xtriggerman
Well, Uberti came threw with a new ejection rod...

Well, Uberti came threw with a new ejection rod for free off a Email request. Problem with the new rod is it is just as poorly machined as the original one. The neck area of the thumb piece is so...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 04-14-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By xtriggerman
They are fine guns. Interesting you should...

They are fine guns. Interesting you should mention customer service! I bought a magnum cylinder from Taylor for $80 shipped and had to take .005 off the length of the front so it could fit perfectly...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 04-05-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By xtriggerman
New/Old stock Uberti Stallion off G.B.

Well, I'v been wanting one of these for a few years and finaly did it on Gun Broker. Oddly, I was the only bidder on the $300 auction with $15 to ship and my dealer here gets $25 to make it happen so...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 04-05-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,023
Posted By xtriggerman
Nice set of rim fires! I don't have any more...

Nice set of rim fires! I don't have any more info on the Brownie than you all ready have but just know if you intend to carry the brownie, the FP rests on the cartridge rim with spring tension...
Forum: 22 WMR (22mag) 04-03-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,931
Posted By xtriggerman
I would suggest that if you want to keep your...

I would suggest that if you want to keep your barrel tight in the frame limit the number of magnums you shoot in it. I bought a used one that had a loose barrel and also had light hits. After...
Forum: Taurus / Rossi 03-09-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,885
Posted By xtriggerman
Man, you stole that puppy at 210! yup, you did...

Man, you stole that puppy at 210! yup, you did really well :bthumb:
Forum: Taurus / Rossi 03-01-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,153
Posted By xtriggerman
IMO, a steady diet of magnum loads will end up...

IMO, a steady diet of magnum loads will end up giving you a loose barrel on these as they did on mine. The LR shot exceptionally well group wise and I agree, for the money its a great deal. The SAA I...
Forum: Taurus / Rossi 02-26-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,187
Posted By xtriggerman
Web says $352 retail if you can find one in...

Web says $352 retail if you can find one in stock. They are built off the Winchester 1890 pump design that happens to be a very reliable and well built gun by Taurus. Down side is it is top ejection...
Forum: Taurus / Rossi 02-26-2017, 01:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,885
Posted By xtriggerman
I have a 3" stainless like yours. I used to sell...

I have a 3" stainless like yours. I used to sell them as a dealer back in the 80/90's. This particular model had one particulary interesting factory redesign of the firing pin. The early 94's had a...
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 02-11-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,857
Posted By xtriggerman
One time I bought a 1893 Marlin barrel on Ebay...

One time I bought a 1893 Marlin barrel on Ebay that went well over 200 because the seller stated the bore was very good with no rust. It had a bulge that jumped out at you about 8 inches from the...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 02-07-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,382
Posted By xtriggerman
Im glade you mentioned it wouldn't take to colors...

Im glade you mentioned it wouldn't take to colors since I was planning to try that on my 67S frame. You must be right about the alloy they used in casting. The bluing on the 67 is faded off on the...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 02-06-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,382
Posted By xtriggerman
Thanks for posting that front sight pin hole!...

Thanks for posting that front sight pin hole! mine is invisible. As for your broken hinge, Silver soldering will take a lot of the hardness out of the frame on that front end. At 2000 deg you will...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 02-05-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,382
Posted By xtriggerman
Iv got the twin to yours and there is not the...

Iv got the twin to yours and there is not the slightest evidence of peening. The metal rib is absolutely clean edged past both sides of the sight blade. I would have to say, yours was probably loose...
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 02-05-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,967
Posted By xtriggerman
The X5 & X15 are both fine rifles. To break them...

The X5 & X15 are both fine rifles. To break them down to clean, once the stock is off, remove the 2 tiny screws on the side of the receiver that hold the ejector in place. once the ejector is out,...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 02-05-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 886
Posted By xtriggerman
Iver Johnson Supershot + I.J. .38 67-S = BEST of both era's in one.

This is one of my "what if" guns that I am nearly done with but it actually shoots fine as is right now. About a year or more ago I picked up this Iver model 67-S Viking 2.75" 38 S&W at a GS. It was...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 02-05-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,382
Posted By xtriggerman
I have one of those and after a good look at it,...

I have one of those and after a good look at it, I'd say it's soft soldered in. Why not tap it back over if its not too bad.
Forum: CZ / Brno 12-26-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,239
Posted By xtriggerman
I have been fixing guns for decades as a trained...

I have been fixing guns for decades as a trained Gunsmith and I would like to add a plug here for a product that is designed specifically to smoothen actions and lube. Its called EZOX. Back during...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 10-16-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,881
Posted By xtriggerman
I learned how to hot blue at PA gunsmith school...

I learned how to hot blue at PA gunsmith school 79-81 and had a full service gun smithing business 82-96 with a SS bluing set up. I had tried every ones cold blue at one time or another and the only...
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