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by gman68w
June 28th, 2018, 5:51 pm
Forum: Other 9x18's
Topic: P83 Firing pin and decocker issues
Replies: 14
Views: 3253

Re: P83 Firing pin and decocker issues

I was pretty sure what the problem was to begin with, I just didn't want to take the whole thing apart, because now I have to put it back together. :P
by gman68w
June 28th, 2018, 5:00 pm
Forum: Other 9x18's
Topic: P83 Firing pin and decocker issues
Replies: 14
Views: 3253

Re: P83 Firing pin and decocker issues

To satisfy your curiousity, here's a photo of what I found inside. The pin spring did snap and had collapsed on itself. I'm pointing to it with the intact firing pin. I'm concerned about there being only one detent. I could've sworn there's supposed to be two.
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by gman68w
June 28th, 2018, 4:47 pm
Forum: Other 9x18's
Topic: P83 Firing pin and decocker issues
Replies: 14
Views: 3253

Re: P83 Firing pin and decocker issues

When I say "rattle", I just mean the pin is loose inside. The spring isn't uncompressing all the way.
by gman68w
June 28th, 2018, 12:11 pm
Forum: Other 9x18's
Topic: P83 Firing pin and decocker issues
Replies: 14
Views: 3253

Re: P83 Firing pin and decocker issues

I don't think so. I can't push one end out without pushing the other back in. And if I press the back of the pin in and shake, nothing rattles. The spring, what's left of it, pushes back a little bit, so I think it's just weak. I'm gonna order a spring rehab kit from milsurp.com and just switch out ...
by gman68w
June 26th, 2018, 3:41 pm
Forum: Other 9x18's
Topic: P83 Firing pin and decocker issues
Replies: 14
Views: 3253

Re: P83 Firing pin and decocker issues

I'm having this issue now. The pin rattles around inside the slide, and prevents the safety from engaging or disengaging, unless i'm pointing the muzzle straight up or straight down. I think the spring is borked. I'm gonna write J&G and see if they won't send me one. I paid extra for hand select, af...
by gman68w
May 30th, 2018, 3:14 pm
Forum: Long guns
Topic: Armscor M5 not ejecting high brass hulls
Replies: 3
Views: 1039

Re: Armscor M5 not ejecting high brass hulls

It's the same RIO buckshot that worked just fine when I started shooting. It's even the same batch no.
by gman68w
May 27th, 2018, 6:39 pm
Forum: Long guns
Topic: Armscor M5 not ejecting high brass hulls
Replies: 3
Views: 1039

Armscor M5 not ejecting high brass hulls

When I first got this thing, I started off shooting RIO buckshot (white hull, roll crimp, high brass). Then I switched to Estate 7 1/2 because it was on sale locally for extra cheap. Recently I put on a KAK extended mag tube on, and went to see how much more of the RIO I could fit in, since the roll...
by gman68w
March 21st, 2018, 2:44 pm
Forum: Other firearms...
Topic: What is the future of 7.62x25 Tok?
Replies: 2
Views: 335

What is the future of 7.62x25 Tok?

I've been looking a long time at a PPs-43C, and I've also been watching the prices of Tokarev ammo. $17~$25 for 50rnds isn't appetising for what I'd wanted to be a plinker. Is there any reason to think demand will pick up, and production levels will mean cheaper boxes of the stuff?
by gman68w
March 18th, 2018, 6:28 pm
Forum: Long guns
Topic: 7.62x39: Advantage of bolt-action over semiauto?
Replies: 6
Views: 495

Re: 7.62x39: Advantage of bolt-action over semiauto?

To be fair, the 7.62x39 American Ranch does accept Mini-30 magazines.
by gman68w
March 18th, 2018, 4:39 pm
Forum: Long guns
Topic: 7.62x39: Advantage of bolt-action over semiauto?
Replies: 6
Views: 495

Re: 7.62x39: Advantage of bolt-action over semiauto?

This isn't the Mini-14 Ranch Rifle, I've already got one of those. It's one of these. https://ruger.com/products/americanRifl ... 16976.html

Unless you mean the bolt action is an update of a semi-auto?
by gman68w
March 17th, 2018, 9:42 am
Forum: Long guns
Topic: 7.62x39: Advantage of bolt-action over semiauto?
Replies: 6
Views: 495

Re: 7.62x39: Advantage of bolt-action over semiauto?

And you really get that much more of a gain from an AK round? It's not something that works better with a larger bullet like 30-06 or .308?
by gman68w
March 15th, 2018, 1:27 pm
Forum: Long guns
Topic: 7.62x39: Advantage of bolt-action over semiauto?
Replies: 6
Views: 495

7.62x39: Advantage of bolt-action over semiauto?

I'm looking at a Ruger American Ranch in 7.62x39. Couldn't tell you why, don't think you could talk me out of it. However, if you still feel the need to talk me down from this ledge, then maybe you can help me whittle down my expectations. See, I've never really fully understood the advantage of a b...
by gman68w
November 11th, 2017, 6:06 pm
Forum: Long guns
Topic: WANTED: Wood furniture for Armscor M5
Replies: 9
Views: 1872

Re: WANTED: Wood furniture for Armscor M5

The JC Higgins stock I got is just a hair too wide in places, and I haven't found a bolt long enough to hold it in place. Can't find anyone local to do the woodworking, so I'm stuck for the time being.
by gman68w
November 1st, 2017, 11:29 am
Forum: Long guns
Topic: How do I get this unusual stockbolt off?
Replies: 11
Views: 1249

Re: How do I get this unusual stockbolt off?

Actually, Numrich has three stockbolts listed. There's this one for the speedfeed stock, which I already have https://www.gunpartscorp.com/products/1489620B There's this one for the synthetic stock without speedfeed, which has a longer threaded area and I would assume works with the wood one too. ht...
by gman68w
October 31st, 2017, 9:31 am
Forum: Long guns
Topic: How do I get this unusual stockbolt off?
Replies: 11
Views: 1249

Re: How do I get this unusual stockbolt off?

Alright, I'll give that a shot.