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Detail Stripping the Kahr's Upper

Discussion in 'Kahr Club' started by Michigun, Nov 12, 2004.

  1. Michigun

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    How To Detail Strip the Kahr's Upper!

    CHECK OUT MY 2nd TO LAST POST IN THIS THREAD FOR THE PDF ATTACHMENT!
     
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2010
  2. Cagey

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    Thanks Michigun! I've printed it out and saved it.
     

  3. Michigun

    Michigun Miss Michigan?

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    Glad you like it! ^c

    (WIG19 gets the credit for getting all my info into that nice downloadable PDF however! :))
     
  4. chance3290

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    I had been wanting to learn how to do this. I was on the range awhile ago, when I had a bad round that(coupled with the unsupported chamber) sent a couple of part flying. As luck would have it, for once all the parts were quickly found and I had to learn how to put it back together.
    Now I'm glad I've got this because I figured if I wanted to take it apart again, I'd have to wait for the parts to blow off again.

    Thanks
     
  5. jam_ppp

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    This is my first post here and just wanted to say thanks for this document. Have had my MK9 for about 5 years now and for the first time stripped the slide. Couldn't have done it without these instructions.
    FWIW, the slide wasn't all that dirty inside. The one spot there was alot of gunk was under the striker block and in the spring. Didn't seem to affect function but it there was alot of "sludge" in there....
     
  6. Michigun

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    Sorry guys, this thread hasn't been popping up for me...

    Anyways, thanks for the feed-back & the good words, I'm VERY glad to see that it’s helped! ^c
     
  7. recondoc

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    Michigun,
    Where did it go? Can it be retrieved somewhere else?
    Thanks,
    Doc
     
  8. Michigun

    Michigun Miss Michigan?

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    Sorry it took me so long... she's all fixed up now! ^c
     
  9. Michigun

    Michigun Miss Michigan?

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  10. Glock4Life

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    What a truly nice job!! Excellent work that clearly took some time to get to that level of quality. A+++++++


    ;Y
     
  11. BackDraft

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  12. Michigun

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    Thanks for getting it back up BackDraft! ^c

    (I did just fix the main one again.)
     
  13. BackDraft

    BackDraft Kahr Club 69

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    No Problem thats what I'm here for. Between us we have to hook up and work on the lower end. I do mine about once a year but this year its a respring job.
     
  14. Michigun

    Michigun Miss Michigan?

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    Hey, sounds good! ^c
     
  15. hi michigun. found something out tonight about detail stripping the kahr upper that makes it a little bit easier.

    on the first step. (pulling the striker spring, and retaing rod.)

    instead of using a flat head screw driver. use an old pair of tweezers.just grab a "coil" of the spring. you can lay the slide on a flat surface. and with one hand use the tweezers and with the other hand stick the side stop in thier to hold it down while you prepare for step 2. the slide basically stays still because of the way the pressure is applied by the tweezers instead of a screw driver.....

    hope this helps anyone..
     
  16. Michigun

    Michigun Miss Michigan?

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    Thanks, I'll have to give that a try! ^c
     
  17. YukonGlocker

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    Thanks for the pdf. I stripped the upper of my pm9 tonight and this took all the guessing out. Thanks!!!
     
  18. Michigun

    Michigun Miss Michigan?

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    Great to hear, thanks for the feedback sir!
     
  19. silky

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    I see the lube diagram, but no detail strip .pdf file to download.
    ??
     
  20. Michigun

    Michigun Miss Michigan?

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    Thanks for the heads up silky... the .pdf attachment must have been dropped again... all fixed! ^c