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2&3 Burst 1911

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by GeorgiaRedfish, Jan 30, 2011.

  1. GeorgiaRedfish

    GeorgiaRedfish Senior Member

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    Right behind you...
  2. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

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    I can tell you how to get a FA gun. Not too hard to do.
     


  3. GeorgiaRedfish

    GeorgiaRedfish Senior Member

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    So how much +Shippin?:supergrin:
     
  4. ajstrider

    ajstrider Silent Warrior

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    Go downtown, find a really creepy alleyway with a panel van sitting there. Knock three times on the back door and tell them you need some hardware.
     
  5. pistolwrench

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    The most important question......in my mind......
    is why the hammer was not stopped by the half-cock.

    This kinda crap is extremely dangerous. Imagine the user at a public range.
    He inserts a magazine and lets the slide fly forward. He has only one hand on the pistol and no inkling that 8 pills are about to leave the muzzle in less than 1 second.

    Where might the last few rounds come to rest? In me or a member of my family? Quite possible.

    Then the yo-yo stones the hammer hooks and prematurely declares 'problem resolved'.

    I'm all for letting Darwin improve our species. But please, with firearms,
    it is unacceptable in public.
     
  6. FLIPPER 348

    FLIPPER 348 Happy Member

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    Most likely due to some excessive polishing (or worse) of the sear during a bubba trigger job. And/or the installation of a so-called 'drop in' part.
     
  7. GeorgiaRedfish

    GeorgiaRedfish Senior Member

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    This makes me nervous about my up coming trigger swap.
     
  8. pistolwrench

    pistolwrench Dremel jockey

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    How does this explain the failure of the half-cock?
     
  9. FLIPPER 348

    FLIPPER 348 Happy Member

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    By taking to much material and/or changing the sear engagement angle far enough to override the 1/2 cock stop.
     
  10. pistolwrench

    pistolwrench Dremel jockey

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    Flipper,
    You just demonstrated your ignorance of the 1911 fire control system.
    Sorry.
    I call them as I see them.
     
  11. GeorgiaRedfish

    GeorgiaRedfish Senior Member

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    :rofl: No tell us what you really think.
     
  12. pistolwrench

    pistolwrench Dremel jockey

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    This is a big part of the problem. Guys dispensing technical advice that
    don't have a clue.
    Most of them mean well, I'm sure. But now watch Flipper's response.
     
  13. FLIPPER 348

    FLIPPER 348 Happy Member

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    I'll try to get over it.
     
  14. Quack

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    Too much overtravel causing the sear to loose tension?
     
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2011
  15. FLIPPER 348

    FLIPPER 348 Happy Member

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    Whoever worked on the 1911 in question would appear not to have a clue.
     
  16. GeorgiaRedfish

    GeorgiaRedfish Senior Member

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  17. Mayhem like Me

    Mayhem like Me Semper Paratus

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    PW it's my understanding that most SA hammers do not have a true 1/2 cock Intercept /interference "notch" deep enough to reliably hold the hammer if it misses the sear engagment. Is this a correct understanding?
     
  18. pistolwrench

    pistolwrench Dremel jockey

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    "Is this a correct understanding?"

    No. All Springfield hammers have an adequate half-cock notch or shelf.
     
  19. Hokie1911

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    Someone arguing with Chuck about 1911 technical mechanics? Seriously? :shakehead:
     
  20. pistolwrench

    pistolwrench Dremel jockey

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    No arguements. Just some facts.
    I'm just trying to help.
    :wavey: