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Put in a new firing pin in, now the slid won't come back far
put in a new firing pin in, now the slid won't come back far enough to assembly the pistol, it the old style pin, German mad pistol … read more
TOM
TOM
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I have cut the magazine tube and it seems right. When I
Tom. I have cut the magazine tube and it seems right. When I cycle the gun the carrier pick up the cartridge but as I begin to cycle the cartridge into the chamber it jams. it jams before it gets to t… read more
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TOM
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When reassembling my s&w 39-2, the slide started on
when reassembling my s&w 39-2, the slide started on correctly (On the grooves and all) but jammed about one inch short of its final rear position. Now it will not move forward (to remove the slide) no… read more
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Have a MAB pistol, live round stuck in chamber, slide will
Have a MAB pistol, live round stuck in chamber, slide will not move at all, how to remove round, also will not fire.… read more
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Bill
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I recently purchased a new SS Walther PPK/S pistol manufactured
I recently purchased a new SS Walther PPK/S pistol manufactured by S & W. I am experiencing a feeding problem. Whether I pull the slide back and just release it or use my hand to more gently let the s… read more
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TOM
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I have a Savage Eagle .380 semiautomatic. It is jammed as
I have a Savage Eagle .380 semiautomatic. It is jammed as I can't pull the slide back. Please advise on steps to follow.… read more
TOM
TOM
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I have an old Turkish 9mm pistol (1906?). It does not use
I have an old Turkish 9mm pistol (1906?). It does not use the slide-stop pin of the 1911, etc. It takes down by moving the slide rearward to a specific place at which time you rotate the barrel 90 deg… read more
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I have a Browning .22 Medalist pistol from 1970. Unfortunately
I have a Browning .22 Medalist pistol from 1970. Unfortunately I do not have an owners manual. What is the purpose of the "dry fire" mechanism? How can I get the safety latch to move up into the notch… read more
TOM
TOM
Gunsmith
Law Enforcement Armorer
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I recently inherited a Walther PPK 7.65 mm. the gun jams when
I recently inherited a Walther PPK 7.65 mm. the gun jams when pull back the slide. There is a pin above the firing pin that puts the bullet at a odd angle and will not allow it to go into the barell… read more
TOM
TOM
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My 40 cal. [email protected] has jammed. It has two rounds in it.How do I
My 40 cal. [email protected] has jammed. It has two rounds in it.How do I clear it. This is my first automatic.… read more
TOM
TOM
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Law Enforcement Armorer
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I have a Colt .380 that I got when my father in law died. He
I have a Colt .380 that I got when my father in law died. He bought it in the 1960's. It continually jams. I have taken it and had it professionally cleaned. I have tried different ammo in it, nothing… read more
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Tom, I recently tried to ask you a question, but it went directly
Tom, I recently tried to ask you a question, but it went directly to the moderater. If this is duplicate please diisregard. I bought that Kimber 1911 that you have reccommended. No problem, works grea… read more
TOM
TOM
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I picked up a few guns at an estate saale and have no idea
I picked up a few guns at an estate saale and have no idea of their value. Maybe you can help me out. 1) US Springfield mdl 1878 sn 75969 2)US Springfield mdl 1896 sn 252973 3)Remingto Mle 1907-15 cou… read more
Philip Van Cleave
Philip Van Cleave
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I have a Stoeger 9mm pistol that I recently got at a gun show.
I have a Stoeger 9mm pistol that I recently got at a gun show. I have taken it out 2 times,both times I had problems with it jamming,catching the fired round and/or not chambering the next round.What … read more
ProShooter
ProShooter
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ok i will waist 30 bucks, ive already lost 167.00 from a local
ok i will waist 30 bucks, ive already lost 167.00 from a local law enforcment armorer,ill try 1 time… read more
TOM
TOM
Gunsmith
Law Enforcement Armorer
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Im writing a fictional story based heavily on law enforcement
I'm writing a fictional story based heavily on law enforcement and I was wondering if you know of any common faults that would impact the efficiency of a glock pistol or even something that could comm… read more
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Philip Van Cleave
Firearms Instructor
Master's Degree
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hi tom 308 ive still got same problem.this is ajennings auto.
hi tom 308 ive still got same problem.this is ajennings auto. it is not a very good brand anyway. when you fire the pistole,as the slide is going home something hangs up in the fireing pin spring caus… read more
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TOM
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I installed a 3.5 lb disconnector on a glock 23. Upon reassembly,
I installed a 3.5 lb disconnector on a glock 23. Upon reassembly, the trigger pull did not improve at all. I thought a solution might be to decrease the angle on the disconnector, it seems to be leani… read more
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TOM
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