The Magic Of Pk
Posted 13 March 2004 - 07:08 PM
God, it's so amazing!
A quick list of what was done:
Reshape the actuator coffee can into a 21/28 complete with checkering.
Bright bolt look.
The PK special lock/unlock bolt back via installing the full/semi toggle switch and 21/28 pivot plate.
Put a radius on the square cut barrel fins ( the early westy's had square cut fins, quite ugly and sharp).
Cut the barrel back 2 inches and weld the cutts to the barrel making it the legal 16 inch length, also pinning it for excellent looks.
Adding the proper forgrip mount from a 21/28 style.
Installing a 21 style saftey.
Filling the hole on the Mag release lever and checkering it.
Installing a bottom rail and reshaping the frame to accept a 21/28 removable buttstock.
A slew of fine little touches such as putting round holes on the drum channels to match a 21/28 frame and
cleaning up my Lyman " Mutt" sight.
Entire blueing job on whole gun.
And, fixing the internals so the bloody thing works again ( when I sent it to him you could not even cock it!)
Adjust headspace, test fire ( now it hits what you point it at!).
Well as you all must figure, this is just an incredible treasure now, man...
If anyone is even thinking about having PK do a job on their semi, don't think! Just send it to him! You will be in heaven.
And I have never, ever delt with such a kind, down to earth person who really takes great pride in his work. IT SHOWS>
Have a gander at my new puppy!
Posted 13 March 2004 - 07:11 PM
Hope you guys can see these, I can't for some reason.
Posted 13 March 2004 - 07:22 PM
those two pics of a gun, is that a thompson, is it legal to own those?
Edited by brian, 13 March 2004 - 07:24 PM.
Posted 13 March 2004 - 07:27 PM
Don't know what I may be doing wrong, some came up, some came up as red x's
Posted 13 March 2004 - 07:38 PM
Westy in it's FBI case:
View with a drum:
The added rail for the 21/28 stock:
The added safety, bolt lock and filled mag lever:
I'll do the rest in another post, Zamm
Posted 13 March 2004 - 07:47 PM
The Welded Cutts:
The Rounded barrel fins and 21/28 foregrip mount:
The Fantastic actuator knob complete with checkering:
And another view of the actuator and brightened bolt.
Okay, a thousand and one apologies for taking up so much space and f'ing up the posts, but I wanted you guys to see this thing.
Again, PK IS the man!
P.S. Brian, hope you like these as much as the X's...
Posted 13 March 2004 - 08:46 PM
i don't have the full X's though, just these / /
Posted 13 March 2004 - 09:45 PM
Posted 13 March 2004 - 10:00 PM
Posted 13 March 2004 - 11:11 PM
Being totally mentally adelled, I finally figured it out.
Posted 14 March 2004 - 01:01 AM
You have done exactly what I am going to have PK do to my WH1928.
His work is amazing and you are a lucky guy to have a gun in such fine shape.
Posted 14 March 2004 - 10:04 AM
Posted 14 March 2004 - 11:09 AM
Thanks, it has to be seen to believe. My wife is threatening divorce because I want to sleep with it!
As for the Diamond K mark, that my freind, is a great idea! I would gladly send it back to PK for a PK proof marking of some sort!
Posted 14 March 2004 - 11:22 AM
Look's great, can't wait for mine
Posted 14 March 2004 - 12:07 PM
My 27 is with PK now somewhere in the process of the magic transition. The milling of the frame is one step I want in the future.
I also believe that by reducing the mass of the bolt handle, that it will reduce the chance of breakage.
I've been getting the itch to go out and shoot it. LOL, I've been purchasing other guns to somehow satisfy my need for MORE GUNS....
I sneak them in and into the cabinet, then take the boxes to a friends to be burned.
The wife just doesn't understand the need for another gun.
I wouldn't mind the Diamond K logo on the gun either, it's a whole new line of hybrid gun, there won't be a whole lot of them out there. Tweaked to the max.
Posted 14 March 2004 - 12:35 PM
Oh boy, do I know what you mean!
I had to restrain myself eveytime Something was posted involving
one of PK's Semi conversion innovations!!
Grey Crow, That's a good point. But boy lemme tell you after years of cocking that thing with
the infamous giant cheese grater, this is so elegant and smooth on the hand, not to mention being a dead ringer for the original!
Knowing me, I'd make it fit!!!