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  • firefly1957's Avatar
    11-29-2021, 06:18 PM
    I was wondering about adding a "sorbathane" buffer to the old one but when I saw how bad it was forgot that . Besides when I cut those thin washers from the material if got a bit gooey . I had some pads of "sorbathane" from old work gloves it...
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  • firefly1957's Avatar
    11-29-2021, 08:18 AM
    No I left the spring fully compressed by place a wood block in the bolt opening slid the rod out and the bolt spring guide rod . Once I had the spring compressed and the buffer in place with the bolt closed I was able to place the buffer washer...
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  • firefly1957's Avatar
    11-28-2021, 04:25 PM
    This is a first I got it down a couple hiccups It was the buffer washer the bolt was hanging up on not the buffer cup as I thought . I used a rubber hammer to make the buffer I would not use the same method again I trimmed .4" of the hammer then...
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  • firefly1957's Avatar
    11-28-2021, 07:17 AM
    Thank you for the picture Battis I was thinking the same about the buffer height was going to fit the bolt back in and look at were things are in relation to getting it back together . I did forget to mention one thing the rails of the bolt are a...
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  • firefly1957's Avatar
    11-27-2021, 03:18 PM
    La Point A few are shooting the model 1910 making cases out of brass 7.62X39 cases . Battis I had read the one thread the other has a lot more to go though It sounds like the washer sit level with the top of the cup with a new buffer . I took...
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  • firefly1957's Avatar
    11-27-2021, 08:47 AM
    I have taken my Model 1907 apart Is there a set way to measure spring strength? My buffer is toast it was dry shrunk and cracked none are available now . It looks a bit like leather BUT smells like rubber when burning a small piece. In the...
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  • possom813's Avatar
    11-27-2021, 02:57 AM
    pm sent, I've got one to turn loose of
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  • Ben's Avatar
    11-26-2021, 10:18 AM
    For me , the forum search engine doesn't work well at all.
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  • firefly1957's Avatar
    11-25-2021, 06:25 AM
    Yes I just have not got around to it I go though little bursts of shooting the gun I try to deer hunt with it every ten year anniversary of it being made (1916). I took a doe with it in 1996 & 2006 saw no deer in 2006 and did not take it out in 2016...
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  • firefly1957's Avatar
    11-24-2021, 07:25 PM
    I have not, the spring is pretty strong much stronger and it would be awful hard to open it takes a bit of force now . I have wondered about that because in one of my old books it mentions that some guns need maximum load to cycle I have not found...
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  • firefly1957's Avatar
    11-24-2021, 03:23 PM
    Battis I do have a chronograph I have not ran any loads from my Model 1907 over it yet . I can tell you from what the bullet did to a old steel wheel it far outperforms the same bullet at max load in 6.5 inch 357 magnum revolver . My next loads...
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    11-24-2021, 12:42 PM
    fatnhappy replied to a thread Rochester NY - Area in Our Town
    Fixed it for you
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  • firefly1957's Avatar
    11-24-2021, 06:04 AM
    Yesterday I trimmed some .350 legend cases to 1.376" they as fired from a .350 Legend would not chamber the last little bit , running them into a .38/357 mag . carbide die let them chamber fine . It also stretched them .015" so they needed to be...
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  • possom813's Avatar
    11-22-2021, 03:19 PM
    Offer made on the 3 remaining fcd's only
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  • Ben's Avatar
    11-22-2021, 01:05 PM
    Mould is sold. Lyman single cav. 311290 mould. In very good condition. $40 shipped US Priority mail. ( $30.80 for the mould, $9.20 to ship ) US Postal M/O only as payment. 1st I'll take it followed up with a PM with name, address, etc. gets...
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  • possom813's Avatar
    11-20-2021, 11:05 PM
    I have, somehow, ended up with 2 .243 seater dies, I cannot find my sizer anywhere I need one, let me know. Can trade other junk
    2 replies | 132 view(s)
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    11-20-2021, 03:52 PM
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
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C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
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