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Forum: 1911-22 06-29-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By MikeMyers
824sv, some of what you've written applies to me....

824sv, some of what you've written applies to me. I'm using the stock magazines, as they seem to be perfectly reliable. I'm currently using Eley bulk ammo from the CMP, but my other favorite is...
Forum: 1911-22 06-29-2021, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By MikeMyers
Optimizing your 22 Conversion

It seems to me that people find ways to optimize most things they buy, either with after-market add-ons, accessories, careful tuning, or possibly even making small modifications.

Apparently a lot...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 06-25-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,304
Posted By MikeMyers
Can I respectfully disagree? Today,...

Can I respectfully disagree?

Today, tomorrow, whenever, anyone can buy a reasonably decent 1911 for 45 ACP, and buy a new Nelson Conversion Kit go mount on top of it. The Nelson is a first rate...
Forum: 1911-22 06-23-2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,533
Posted By MikeMyers
Curious - why not just put a Nelson Conversion...

Curious - why not just put a Nelson Conversion kit on top, either for iron sights or a dot? Then you get an up to date kit that is not only very accurate, but seems to last forever with no issues. ...
Forum: 1911-22 06-17-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,533
Posted By MikeMyers
I bought a Nelson kit a few years ago, but it had...

I bought a Nelson kit a few years ago, but it had a chamber that Larry and Kevin decided was too tight. They replaced it, and since then, the gun has been working flawlessly.

It's on a Caspian...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 06-16-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,304
Posted By MikeMyers
The photos all look great, but if you search for...

The photos all look great, but if you search for all the opinions posted online, or just read through the book "The Pistol Shooter's Treasury", it's better off in your gun collection, but not on the...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 06-16-2021, 07:02 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,304
Posted By MikeMyers
Curious - are these still being sold? If so, are...

Curious - are these still being sold? If so, are they the same as what you bought long ago?
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 06-15-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,304
Posted By MikeMyers
I bought my 41 from a friend in the 70's. ...

I bought my 41 from a friend in the 70's. Awesome gun. I wanted a rail, so I bought a Clark Barrel for it. Personally, I have no interest in the new versions. I guess I'm stuck in the past.
...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 06-15-2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,324
Posted By MikeMyers
Go to the CCI website and create an account. ...

Go to the CCI website and create an account. Then either work your way through the menu to select the proper CCI (LR, 40 grain, lead round nose, standard velocity) or try this link:...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 06-12-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By MikeMyers
Now that I've had a little time to think about...

Now that I've had a little time to think about this, and think back to what I was doing, I think you and Dave are both right.

I wasn't trying to "dress up" the first shot any more than the next...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 06-12-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By MikeMyers
From my friend, Dave Salyer: Mike This is...

From my friend, Dave Salyer:

Mike
This is totally psychological. Many of us suffer from hesitating on the first shot trying to “dress it up”. We, and you hesitate until sight picture is...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 06-12-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By MikeMyers
I do plan to try this. As far as I can tell,...

I do plan to try this. As far as I can tell, it's "obvious" and "intuitive". So much for the concept of trigger finger off trigger until you're ready to shoot. If this is true, why does everyone...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 06-12-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By MikeMyers
Wow, unless this is one of the world's top secret...

Wow, unless this is one of the world's top secret confidential classified information, why have I never read this before?

The first time I read what you wrote, it made no sense. Reading it again,...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 06-11-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By MikeMyers
Feels like longer trigger pull only on first round

Is there any logical reason why, when I put in a magazine with five rounds, it feels like it takes a longer trigger pull to fire the first round than the remaining four?


The gun has a Clark...
Forum: High Standard 06-04-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By MikeMyers
How to rack the slide on a High Standard Pistol

In 2015 I bought this gun (but it used to have an ancient TASCO sight on top). It was fun to shoot, but it was almost impossible for me to rack the slide. No place to grip it hard enough, and I...
Forum: High Standard 06-04-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,126
Posted By MikeMyers
Was there just one kit that worked on many...

Was there just one kit that worked on many different HS guns, or were there different kits for different guns?

If I got it, I would most likely use it in my 103 Sharpshooter, which I haven't been...
Forum: High Standard 06-04-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,191
Posted By MikeMyers
As you said, ask 10 shooters and I'll get 10...

As you said, ask 10 shooters and I'll get 10 different answers.

I guess I can become one of those 10.

When it comes to gun lubrication, I will follow your advice, disassembling the gun,...
Forum: High Standard 06-03-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,067
Posted By MikeMyers
You only need to use an FFL if you are sending a...

You only need to use an FFL if you are sending a frame, with the serial number.

On the other hand, you might be better off sending the frame to Alan, so his technicians can get it all to fit...
Forum: High Standard 06-03-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,067
Posted By MikeMyers
High Standard 2020 Barrels for X-Series

While trying to figure out what I thought was a problem on my X-Series gun (before I found it was a broken firing pin spring) I took lots of photos showing the barrel while it was still dirty. Then...
Forum: High Standard 06-03-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,191
Posted By MikeMyers
It's tough to know what to do when my favorite...

It's tough to know what to do when my favorite gunsmith (and bullseye gun builder) tells me to wait 500 rounds between cleaning, and you write what you just did. My gut feeling is you have it right...
Forum: High Standard 06-02-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,126
Posted By MikeMyers
Yesterday, someone at my range offered to sell me...

Yesterday, someone at my range offered to sell me a 22 Short Conversion Kit for $300. I need to verify it will work on one of my guns, perhaps my 103 Sharpshooter.

This may be a good or bad price...
Forum: High Standard 06-02-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,191
Posted By MikeMyers
While I strongly agree with what you wrote, the...

While I strongly agree with what you wrote, the "blame" apparently is with the company that manufactures the springs - Alan thought it had the wrong "mix".

Fortunately, they keep samples of the...
Forum: High Standard 06-01-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,391
Posted By MikeMyers
I apologize for using up so much time and effort...

I apologize for using up so much time and effort in a problem that apparently never existed. I just posted this in a different thread here in the forums:
...
Forum: High Standard 06-01-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,191
Posted By MikeMyers
Since this thread is about lubrication, I'll add...

Since this thread is about lubrication, I'll add that Alan had me buy a can of "mineral spirits" (to clean out my magazines), and some "Marvel Mystery Oil" to lubricate them, and I got my doctor to...
Forum: High Standard 06-01-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,191
Posted By MikeMyers
The real problem (as of right now) is neither the...

The real problem (as of right now) is neither the gun, nor the magazines.

I'm just a "pretend gunsmith", meaning I can do things other people explain how to do. I also get blinded to other...
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