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    05-06-2017, 01:51 PM
    jdunmyer replied to a thread Browning Hi-Power in Gunsmithing
    Darklord, Thanks for the detailed write-up, I will almost certainly take my BHP to a local gunsmith that I've had good luck with. <<Jim>>
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    04-29-2017, 09:15 AM
    jdunmyer replied to a thread Browning Hi-Power in Gunsmithing
    I did try removing the recoil spring, the slide has no drag w/o it. Tried my cousin's BHP yesterday, and although it's stiffer than most of my...
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    04-27-2017, 10:35 AM
    jdunmyer replied to a thread Browning Hi-Power in Gunsmithing
    O.D., This BHP was bought new from a dealer. The extreme force required to rack the slide, especially with the hammer down, is out of line, to the...
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    04-24-2017, 06:52 PM
    jdunmyer replied to a thread Guidance making a cam in General
    I have another method that's much better if you need more than one cam: Use a spin indexer in the vertical mill. You'll have a nice "handle" to hold...
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    04-19-2017, 02:00 PM
    jdunmyer replied to a thread Browning Hi-Power in Gunsmithing
    I just got off the phone with "Dave" from Wolff Springs. He tells me that the stock hammer spring is 32# and the recoil spring is 17#. His...
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    04-18-2017, 01:46 PM
    jdunmyer replied to a thread Browning Hi-Power in Gunsmithing
    I disassembled both the BHP and my Ruger SR1911, a M1911 type in 9mm, then weighed the slides. The BHP slide was 11 Oz, the SR1911 12, so not much...
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    04-15-2017, 07:16 PM
    jdunmyer replied to a thread Browning Hi-Power in Gunsmithing
    It says on the slide, "Made in Belgium, assembled in Portugal". As stiff as the springs are, I'm a bit surprised that it even functions. I have a...
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    04-15-2017, 03:03 PM
    jdunmyer replied to a thread Browning Hi-Power in Gunsmithing
    After shooting 18 rounds through the BHP, I pulled my carry gun, a Ruger SR9S, 9mm pocket pistol. It was downright pleasant to shoot, and the action...
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    04-15-2017, 11:47 AM
    jdunmyer started a thread Browning Hi-Power in Gunsmithing
    I've wanted a BHP for a long time, and finally bought one. However, I'm far less happy with it than I imagined. It seems to have a VERY strong...
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    03-23-2017, 06:49 PM
    Use the motors for a DIY Segway: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUQqnqz1j9I
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    03-20-2017, 08:09 PM
    jdunmyer replied to a thread Band Saw rescue in General
    Something that helps remove rust from flat surfaces is a razor-blade scraper, the type that uses single-edge blades. Scrapes the rust off; I often...
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    03-20-2017, 09:11 AM
    Brian, Although it does help the output to rotate the panels during the day, most folks don't feel it's worthwhile. It IS worth it to change the...
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    03-04-2017, 12:57 PM
    Brian, You can trust RV Solar Electric, they're long-time RV'ers themselves. See: http://www.rvsolarelectric.com/ AM Solar is another outfit...
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    03-03-2017, 03:56 PM
    My statement above about using an MPPT controller with 3 panels will give you the equivalent of 4 panels' output is based on "12 volt" (actually 18...
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    03-02-2017, 09:07 AM
    There are MPPT controllers that use an input voltage that's much higher than the (nominal) 12-volt output, I'm thinking I've seen units that take in...
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    03-01-2017, 07:06 PM
    jdunmyer replied to a thread Knight Foundry in General
    Bob, Thanks for the heads-up on this, I sent a check today. <<Jim>>
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    03-01-2017, 06:49 PM
    You want an MPPT charge controller. I'd shop folks who advertise in the RV magazines, but that's just me.
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