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Does Anyone Make 1928 Actuators Into 1921's?


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#1 atc310r

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Posted 09 September 2010 - 09:36 PM

I did a quick search on this but found nothing...

I was wondering if there is anyone on the board or perhaps you may know of somebody who will take a commonly available 1928 actuator and mill it into a 1921?

Furthermore, can this be done reliably so as not to bend the actuator in the process of removing all that metal? We all know damn well an actuator with even a slight bend will not allow the bolt to slide...
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#2 gijive

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Posted 09 September 2010 - 09:59 PM

QUOTE (atc310r @ Sep 9 2010, 09:36 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I did a quick search on this but found nothing...

I was wondering if there is anyone on the board or perhaps you may know of somebody who will take a commonly available 1928 actuator and mill it into a 1921?

Furthermore, can this be done reliably so as not to bend the actuator in the process of removing all that metal? We all know damn well an actuator with even a slight bend will not allow the bolt to slide...


Check the pinned topics section. Paul Krogh (PK) does this and his work is superb!
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#3 giantpanda4

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Posted 10 September 2010 - 08:21 PM

+1 to what gijive said. PK does excellent work.

Also - Doug Richardson makes the 21 actuator from scratch, perfect and not cheap.

But do NOT buy the Sarco $75 one. I did, a six year old could have milled it out better. they left a very sharp radius and I would never use it in a gun. I had one at TATA for those who were there. Maybe I can get pics up next week when I am home.
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