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Offline jwc007

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Re: Smoothing the Action
« Reply #75 on: May 18, 2017, 01:37:41 PM »
What I do is take a q-tip and cut in half, pull off the cotton on each end, stick in a dremel on low speed and use the stem. I use Flitz  and Mothers Wheel and Mag Polish. Be careful to leave yourself enough of the stem sticking out. You don't want the end of the dremel to come in contact with your trigger bar. After doing that several times, I will, again, cut a q-tip in half and clean up the areas with the q-tips. This works great for me. Not sure if anyone here on the forum does this same thing or not.

Very interesting! I may have to try that one!

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Re: Smoothing the Action
« Reply #76 on: May 18, 2017, 01:42:59 PM »
What I do is take a q-tip and cut in half, pull off the cotton on each end, stick in a dremel on low speed and use the stem. I use Flitz  and Mothers Wheel and Mag Polish. Be careful to leave yourself enough of the stem sticking out. You don't want the end of the dremel to come in contact with your trigger bar. After doing that several times, I will, again, cut a q-tip in half and clean up the areas with the q-tips. This works great for me. Not sure if anyone here on the forum does this same thing or not.

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Re: Smoothing the Action
« Reply #77 on: May 18, 2017, 10:43:23 PM »
Hobby stores usually carry some q-tip like products that are more densely packed and come in a variety of pointed, rounded, etc. styles. I picked up some from Hobby Lobby and if you're gentle you can cut the stick in half and use them in a dremel.
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Re: Smoothing the Action
« Reply #78 on: May 24, 2017, 02:45:55 PM »
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Re: Smoothing the Action
« Reply #79 on: June 29, 2017, 07:08:23 PM »
And the pictures are gone  :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :(

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Smoothing the Action
« Reply #80 on: June 29, 2017, 07:59:21 PM »
And the pictures are gone  :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :(

This is why I switched to using other hosting services for uploaded images.
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Re: Smoothing the Action
« Reply #81 on: September 12, 2017, 10:08:08 PM »
OK, I polished everything in this how-to thread, installed new hammer and hammer springs and recoil spring.
It's not even the same gun anymore! 

I consider all the polishing time - WELL SPENT!

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Re: Smoothing the Action
« Reply #82 on: December 14, 2017, 09:13:38 AM »
OK, I polished everything in this how-to thread, installed new hammer and hammer springs and recoil spring.
It's not even the same gun anymore! 

I consider all the polishing time - WELL SPENT!

Time spent polishing mechanisms to make them work right is not removed from your life

I’m reading this sticky thread backwards to find info to work on my P-07.  Unfortunately with Photobucket essentially gone, so many years’ worth of great picture based information is gone. I hope that has been restored somewhere in this sticky thread, or else is there a way to add it back, or another source? Thanks....
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Re: Smoothing the Action
« Reply #83 on: December 14, 2017, 09:50:09 AM »
OK, I polished everything in this how-to thread, installed new hammer and hammer springs and recoil spring.
It's not even the same gun anymore! 

I consider all the polishing time - WELL SPENT!

Time spent polishing mechanisms to make them work right is not removed from your life

I’m reading this sticky thread backwards to find info to work on my P-07.  Unfortunately with Photobucket essentially gone, so many years’ worth of great picture based information is gone. I hope that has been restored somewhere in this sticky thread, or else is there a way to add it back, or another source? Thanks....

First off => http://www.czfirearms.us/index.php?topic=66147.0

Secondly... I will work on rehosting the images in this thread this weekend, as I did in that other thread ;-) You may also want to check out the Photobucket Hotlink Fix plugin for Google Chrome, if that is the browser you happen to be using.
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Re: Smoothing the Action
« Reply #84 on: December 14, 2017, 01:45:11 PM »

You may also want to check out the Photobucket Hotlink Fix plugin for Google Chrome, if that is the browser you happen to be using.


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Re: Smoothing the Action
« Reply #85 on: December 14, 2017, 03:49:40 PM »

You may also want to check out the Photobucket Hotlink Fix plugin for Google Chrome, if that is the browser you happen to be using.


God bless you for sharing that!!!!

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Re: Smoothing the Action
« Reply #86 on: December 15, 2017, 04:39:13 AM »
OK, folks... images have been rehosted so they should be visible to all on all platforms.
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Re: Smoothing the Action
« Reply #87 on: December 25, 2017, 02:55:35 PM »
Thank you.    Looking for my Dremel tool now.

Going to start with my clone first
After getting some competency with the L-120 I will try polishing my Shadow 2.