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  • Hawkmoon's Avatar
    16th May 2024, 07:31
    Hawkmoon replied to a thread :

    Forum: New members introductions
    Thread: Hello
    That's how I always do it -- using a 1/8" punch from the back side to align the holes in the mainspring housing with the holes in the frame.
    7 replies | 76 view(s)
  • Doran's Avatar
    16th May 2024, 01:27
    Doran replied to a thread :

    Forum: New members introductions
    Thread: Hello
    Good you could finally get it reassembled. Sometimes tolerance stack up, burrs or etc can cause problems.
    7 replies | 76 view(s)
  • SkvyWvr's Avatar
    15th May 2024, 10:13
    SkvyWvr replied to a thread :

    Forum: New members introductions
    Thread: Hello
    Well finally got the installed after lining up with a punch from the opposite side. Much thanks to everyone for all the help. Now onto the new thumb...
    7 replies | 76 view(s)
  • Hawkmoon's Avatar
    14th May 2024, 08:15
    Hawkmoon replied to a thread :

    Forum: Colt
    Thread: My two new 2023 Colt 1911's
    Please explain -- what is a "smaller frame" Colt 1911 mag? I have never heard of such a thing.
    11 replies | 1542 view(s)
  • Vintage Racer's Avatar
    11th May 2024, 17:33
    Vintage Racer replied to a thread :

    Forum: Colt
    Thread: My two new 2023 Colt 1911's
    I bought a new 2023 Colt Gold Cup. I also had to send the above Colt 1911 (01911SE-A1) back to the factory. The standard Novak sights were...
    11 replies | 1542 view(s)
  • SkvyWvr's Avatar
    7th May 2024, 07:19
    SkvyWvr replied to a thread :

    Forum: New members introductions
    Thread: Hello
    Thanks will give all this a try today. Will report back.
    7 replies | 76 view(s)
  • Doran's Avatar
    7th May 2024, 03:20
    Doran replied to a thread :

    Forum: New members introductions
    Thread: Hello
    The original pin and MSH should allow reassembly so something changed. You possibly raised a burr on the frame or MSH or pin during disassembly. ...
    7 replies | 76 view(s)
  • SkvyWvr's Avatar
    6th May 2024, 06:00
    SkvyWvr replied to a thread :

    Forum: New members introductions
    Thread: Hello
    Yes it's original and the pin doesn't start. It the correct pin and I'm trying to insert it in the correct direction.
    7 replies | 76 view(s)
  • Doran's Avatar
    6th May 2024, 02:16
    Doran replied to a thread :

    Forum: New members introductions
    Thread: Hello
    Welcome to the forum. Is this Main Spring Housing original to the pistol? Does the pin stop halfway thru the MSH or on the opposite side of the...
    7 replies | 76 view(s)
  • SkvyWvr's Avatar
    4th May 2024, 14:10
    SkvyWvr started a thread :

    Forum: New members introductions
    Thread: Hello
    Just joined and am looking for help installing the mainspring housing retainer pin. It's all line up but she simply will not go in even with hammer...
    7 replies | 76 view(s)
  • Dave W.'s Avatar
    26th April 2024, 21:08
    Dave W. replied to a thread :

    Forum: Springfield
    Thread: When things go bump in the night
    Looks good, it will get the job done.
    1 replies | 132 view(s)
  • Mannlicher's Avatar
    26th April 2024, 08:14
    Mannlicher started a thread :

    Forum: Springfield
    Thread: When things go bump in the night
    I keep this 1984 Springfield A1 handy
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