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by shinerjohn
April 7th, 2009, 3:54 pm
Forum: Other 9x18's
Topic: PA-63 Safety/Decocker Problem
Replies: 7
Views: 2801

PA-63 Safety/Decocker Problem

Hey Norm I always load from the mag. I never drop a round into the chamber. Once I confined the problem to the slide and found that it worked fine unless a round was chambered, I thought perhaps topping it off ( 7 + 1 ) was the problem. But it won't decock with a round chambered even if the magazine...
by shinerjohn
April 7th, 2009, 11:35 am
Forum: Other 9x18's
Topic: PA-63 Safety/Decocker Problem
Replies: 7
Views: 2801

PA-63 Safety/Decocker Problem

I have a problem with the safety/decocker on my 2nd PA-63. It works fine as long as there is no round chambered. Once I chamber a round, when I try to decock it, the hammer simply will not lower. I know it's not a frame problem because when I move my older slide to the new frame, it works perfectly....
by shinerjohn
March 28th, 2009, 5:25 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: New Shipment!
Replies: 18
Views: 5017

New Shipment!

Any one else ordered and received part of the new shipment at J&G?
by shinerjohn
March 28th, 2009, 5:24 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: PURCHASED AN EARLY ROUND HAMMER
Replies: 8
Views: 2271

PURCHASED AN EARLY ROUND HAMMER

It took a ton of effort to pull back the slide w/22 lb spring. It seemed to negatively affect the pistol's action. Flatten that sucker big time! I still have my 22 lb spring and someday I may return to grinding away.... Michael, I like the P-64 and PA-63 better than I do the Makarovs. But I don't th...
by shinerjohn
March 27th, 2009, 7:59 pm
Forum: Other 9x18's
Topic: PA-63 from CDNN
Replies: 14
Views: 4989

PA-63 from CDNN

Chaos, their printed catalog has all the prices. I don't know what their reasoning is for not putting them online. Average to Good = $109.99 Very Good = $119.99 Very Good to Excellent = $129.99 New Test Fired = $139.99 Extra Mags = $14.99 I got the New Test Fired and it is most assured is New! They ...
by shinerjohn
March 25th, 2009, 6:52 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: PURCHASED AN EARLY ROUND HAMMER
Replies: 8
Views: 2271

PURCHASED AN EARLY ROUND HAMMER

The 9x18mm bug bit me hard! I have 4 Makarovs (E. German, Russian commercial, Bulgarian, Chinese),CZ82, 2 PA-63s, and 2 P-64s. They all function perfectly and I prefer shooting them over my 9x19s, .38 spls, .357 mags, and .380 acps. The Mak cartridge just fits me and it is my most accurate caliber. ...
by shinerjohn
March 25th, 2009, 6:43 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: New Shipment!
Replies: 18
Views: 5017

New Shipment!

I have left the stock grips on. I have wood grips on one of my PA-63s and on a Bersa Thunder 380, but I'm not captivated by the pictures I've seen of the P-64 with wood. That's just my personal opinion... The contrast of the wood and bluing make the wood grips look too wide in my opinion. The black ...
by shinerjohn
March 25th, 2009, 2:00 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: New Shipment!
Replies: 18
Views: 5017

New Shipment!

It makes perfect sense. I knew there were specific reasons. Your reasoning is certainly sound. Thanks for sharing with us.
by shinerjohn
March 25th, 2009, 1:49 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: Slide cutting hand????
Replies: 14
Views: 2835

Slide cutting hand????

I'm glad it didn't bite your hand. Aren't they accurate???? Oh, yeah! I think the original main spring (hammer spring) is 27 lbs. It is a booger! I don't use a pocket holster for my P-64, just my LCP. I do use the Bianchi Pro 100 Size 9 IWB. http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/ItemDetail.aspx?sku=34688 I...
by shinerjohn
March 24th, 2009, 8:36 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: New Shipment!
Replies: 18
Views: 5017

New Shipment!

I wanted the round hammer because I already had the triangular hammer. I curious why you specifically wanted an older pistol. Are you aware of something I'm not? Both of mine work exceptionally well and are in excellent condition. Please share your reasoning....
by shinerjohn
March 24th, 2009, 8:33 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: PURCHASED AN EARLY ROUND HAMMER
Replies: 8
Views: 2271

PURCHASED AN EARLY ROUND HAMMER

Michael, I have had absolutely no problem being bitten by the slide on either of my P-64s. My hands aren't particularly large or small. I know others have reported this problem, but I've not experienced it. I would think one would have to hold the pistol extremely high for the slide to bite. I sure ...
by shinerjohn
March 23rd, 2009, 10:33 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: PURCHASED AN EARLY ROUND HAMMER
Replies: 8
Views: 2271

PURCHASED AN EARLY ROUND HAMMER

Congrats on your pistol, Michael. I love both of mine: 1976 with triangular hammer and 1972 with round hammer. My safeties were like yours, so I put a little extra oil on them initially to smooth the action. I tried the 22 lb recoil spring but it was too long. I tried filing it down and it did help....
by shinerjohn
March 23rd, 2009, 9:54 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: Slide cutting hand????
Replies: 14
Views: 2835

Slide cutting hand????

Outstanding! You will love the way it shoots! The one I got was a 1972 and you got a 1971. I wonder if this new batch is the "older" pistols. Regardless, it's younger than I am!! I carried my "new" one today in the Bianchi Pro Size 9 IWB holster. Very comfortable! I just really like these little Pol...
by shinerjohn
March 17th, 2009, 9:52 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: How was your P-64 packaged?
Replies: 22
Views: 5734

How was your P-64 packaged?

My last one came the same way: UPS box, pistol wrapped in newspaper. I don't remember how the 1st one came, but it was only a few months ago, so it was probably the same. Both were in such great, practically virgin condition, that I could not care less. Even with all the madness in the firearm marke...
by shinerjohn
March 17th, 2009, 9:47 pm
Forum: General P-64 Discussion
Topic: P-64 from J&G
Replies: 3
Views: 1688

P-64 from J&G

no camera!!! Went to the range and it functions flawlessly! With this short barrell and the 9x18mm caliber, I generally stick with FMJ in the P-64. I'm kinda glad it's different from my 1st. Variety is the spice of life! I am so accurate with the P-64! Great shooter!