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 Post subject: Murphy and my Hi Power
PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:18 pm 
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At the range yesterday with my Browning Hi Power and Demon Murphy decided to show up and play. Starting the second round of 25 shots I fired and when I recovered to line up for the next round, the front sight was GONE! Sheared right off. No idea where it went either. More than a little annoyed too. I was doing extremely well for a change. No matter, the range gunsmith actually had a replacement set on hand which he promptly installed. Went back to range to try out the new sights today. Did OK but now the smith has me thinking that a trigger job might be a good thing to have done. :ak:

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:19 am 
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Теперь предлагаем бесплатную ежедневную маммографию!
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Your HP has a dovetailed front sight?

I have experience with HP trigger jobs. Giving the magazine safety a toss will reduce weight. Something else that helps is to get an enhanced leverage trigger bar from Cylinder & Slide in Fremont, Nebr. Moves the pivot point back .250" and helps a LOT! Drill one hole and away you go!

Stoning the sear? Yeah, that can work, but go slow. Cut & try. I'd be more about polishing surfaces than removing metal. SW

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 6:53 pm 
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Yup, my Hi Power has a dovetailed front and rear sight. The best I can figure it is a police turn in from Britain or Israel. If I do something about the trigger, I plan to be chicken little. I don't have the confidence to do that kind of work myself. If I do anything about the trigger, the gun smith will do the work. Thank you for the input on options for trigger work.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 1:06 pm 
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Well, I did get the trigger done. Yes, I am chicken little as the gunsmith did the work. It kinda looks like I know what I'm doing. Needless to say, I'm a happy boy with it right now. I need to get a picture that will fit within the requirements of the forum software.

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