Or could that actually be the manufacture date? The result is that in both guns, for different reasons, the hammer does not contact the firing pin while uncocked. Browning and was introduced in 1908 by Colt. Try it with a chambered round at the range to make sure yours is working properly. It features the same blowback action with the barrel fixed into the receiver while functioning as the guide rod for the recoil spring. Failure to do so will result in the plunger and spring flying off into the room. However, they are not designed for full-sized guns; therefore I needed to find a small, lightweight pistol suitable for carrying in a fanny pack. I claim no responsibility for use or misuse of this article.
The upside is that the break is crisp and clean, and the faint but perceptible reset comes very quickly. It appeared this was due to a bent lip on the magazine follower. Consider upgrading your membership for less than a box of bullets! The guy I got it from was also at the show. While it may not be any more than an annoyance for someone with normal finger strength, it may prove difficult for some. Sounds like you would benefit too. One has better fit and finish than some Bulgarian mil surp Maks; the other defintely does not. The factory hammer spring of 16 lbs.
Please defer all firearms work to a qualified gunsmith. I believe that they are slightly lighter, too close to call. Double-Action Trigger Pull Trigger pull can often be improved simply by replacing springs. I had one potentially serious problem with mine. The original front sight was cast into the slide, so I just milled it off.
The grips make for a non-ambidextrous design. I ran all of the remaining 500 rounds through this seating die to ensure they were all at the same overall length. Once this is done, the floorplate slides off with the retainer, spring and follower falling out of the bottom freely. Unfortunately the mark appears to be a double strike and only half imprinted. Thanks Twmaster for pointing it out, I have heard there is no known list available matching serial to date of manufacture for these guns. That said, there are times it is wise to replace all the springs in an old firearm and especially a milsurp firearm.
You legally can have the stock that goes with it. This was due in part to the lighter aluminum alloy frame and the heavier load. The integral front sight and dovetailed rear sight presumably adjustable for drift are small, but they worked well and would present a low risk of catching on anything. The 17 spring took 4 or 5 strikes to fire the primer. At that point, it will definitely have cost you more than a Bulgarian mil surp. Seriously, I have seen some pretty rough surplus Maks: burrs, uneven wear at contact points, awful triggers, etc. The hammer-spring options are the most sought after spring upgrade for this handgun.
Installing Rear Sight The dovetail for the fixed rear sight was 65 degrees x. In 2000, FÉG began producing the under license from Walther. It quickly became standard issue to both Hungarian and forces. Like some others around the site, I have. A small amount of titanium was included in the alloy, maybe 0.
Although the springs are listed for the 9x18 Makarov, they will also fit the. Before moving on, a quick note about the risk of accidental discharge after changing out the factory hammer spring. This pilot slot prevents the dovetail cutter from loading up and possibly breaking. It is in too nice a condition to be 61 yrs. Two arms factories, Walther Arms and J. Warning: Disassembling and tinkering with your firearm may void the warranty.
The original manufacturer's serial number and the inspection and acceptance marks are on the side of the frame directly behind the trigger. The other differences have to do with safety features. The serial number and other markings are on the left side of the frame, between the trigger guard and left grip panel. I used the cone cutter from my high-speed rotary tool to bevel the inside of the magazine well. It's a shame the Hungarians were not more forthcoming with their production records.
My pistol appears to have an acceptance mark from 1958. It is also the most powerful of the three. . This is especially the case for those who may not be well versed in grip discipline or suffer from arthritis. It may have gone straight to import by Century, because that import stamp is consistent with the 1980s. My frame is too nice to be that old if I am understanding the production of these pistols.
It is recommended to turn the action spring in the direction counter to the coil when removing it to loosen the tension against the barrel and prevent scratches. So, I left the 19 hammer spring installed, and found the double-action trigger pull was significantly lighter. Using a dial indicator I positioned the center of the bit 0. Later export models anodized the frame to a dark color close to that of the blued steel slide. I never noticed where it says that about the year stamp.