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#1 Zamm

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Posted 11 December 2004 - 07:29 PM

Got my most excellent spring and buffer set from Dave. Took a photo of the set up
in situ. Feels so GOOD!
Have yet to shoot it, but I'm sure it will perform quite nicley.
I do recomend this to all semi owners who are fed up with cocking thier semi's
like they where crossbows! smile.gif
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Posted 11 December 2004 - 09:46 PM

I just shot my Thompson Semi in a Bowling Pin match today. What a pain, clearing the gun between strings. You are right, just like a crossbow.

You MUST let us know how it works, and if it works well, where you got it.
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Posted 11 December 2004 - 10:32 PM

Do you have a number or email for Dave? By your email, I assume he sells this as a kit. Any information would be great. thanks...
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Posted 12 December 2004 - 12:27 AM

Lionhart's right, its down towards the topics on this page. all info is there, including shinning
testimonials!

For quick reference: From Dave;

"I have 25 sets available as of now I have a CNC man making the buffers now I should have another 150 buffers in a few weeks

Price is 50.00 shipped anywhere in the continental US by Priority mail

If you are interested it will be a first come first serve basis, but I WILL have more in a few weeks!!

These are really nice you will not be disappointed!

Send only US postal money orders to:

David Janowski
P.O. Box 60
Rock Creek Ohio 44084"


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Posted 13 December 2004 - 01:39 PM

Thanks for the great photo Zamm! Does the bolt still run far enough back in the receiver with that extra buffer in there? What is that notch cut in your bolt towards the rear? It looks sorta like a sear notch to put the safety on with the bolt closed on a F/A..? Mine doesn't have that cut on the bolt. A PK modification? ph34r.gif
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#6 Zamm

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Posted 13 December 2004 - 02:49 PM

Motorcar,
Yep, the bolt still clears a complete cycle quite nicley.

As for the notch in the bottom of the bolt, Being an early West Hurley
model, they were using surplus M1 bolts, I know these bolts had 2 notches in them as you state.
I belive there is actually 3 notches on this one now ( next time I break it down I'll look), I'm sure one or more have to do with PK's modifications.
I always wondered why my brand new Westy, straight from the factory, had pitting all over the
bolt until PK clued me in on the story. Lot's of Savage parts too( trigger, etc..).
best, Zamm
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Posted 13 December 2004 - 03:02 PM

Don’t blame me for your extra notches! Not of my doing. Zamm got it right; leftovers from the converted M1 bolt used in the early guns,

Merry Christmas! biggrin.gif

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#8 Dave Janowski

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Posted 08 January 2005 - 02:44 PM

Here it is take a look
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Posted 09 January 2005 - 09:59 AM

Not from personal experience, but if ya combine a short stroke with a rapid accuation rate and yer probably gonna hear a lot of the comment, "Gee, that was quick."
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Posted 09 January 2005 - 02:29 PM

PhilOhio,
Thanks for the advice and it's good to know I'm not the only one who doesn't take all this stuff totally seriously.
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Posted 03 February 2005 - 12:48 AM

Perhaps an excellent prospect for this:

http://www.machinegu...t=ST&f=3&t=4235

Offer some help in the FAQ.
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