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Pistol barrel - don't understand what I'm looking at

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Gunsmithing' started by Benchrest, Nov 10, 2014.

  1. Benchrest

    Benchrest The Desert Planet Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys


    I've owned quite a few firearms over the past 25 years, but don't remember ever seeing anything like what's pictured below.

    I apologize for the lousy phone picture, but hopefully you'll see what I see - serrations (for lack of a better word) in the lands and grooves.

    Is it crappy workmanship?

    barrel2S_zps3ff6e842.jpg

    Full size image can be viewed at: webcity.net/barrel2.jpg
     
  2. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Make & model ?
     
  3. DieselScout

    DieselScout S Clackamas County Well-Known Member

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    Those are oranges, not to be compared to apples. You're welcome!
     
  4. Nickb

    Nickb Moxee Active Member

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    Looks like chatter marks. What kind of pistol? I've never seen anyone run a slide without ball cuts on a frame that doesn't have a full dust cover.
     
  5. 66PonyCar

    66PonyCar Tigard, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    threading for a screw-in choke for when you shoot shotshells?:eek:
     
  6. Benchrest

    Benchrest The Desert Planet Well-Known Member

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    Grapefruit ;)

     
  7. Benchrest

    Benchrest The Desert Planet Well-Known Member

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    Wyoming Arms Parker 10MM.

     
  8. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    I had a matched set back in the mid 80's, neither had that problem. But the springs were recoil were junk.
    Should have kept them, only cost $400 for the set but like many, when needing funds trumps being really happy to have lots of guns....:p
     
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  9. Benchrest

    Benchrest The Desert Planet Well-Known Member

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    Jim

    Did either of yours have extraction issues?

    Thanks

     
  10. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    Yes, that's what I was getting at, the springs were too weak to extract effectively. The store owner said they were notorious for this but I bought them anyways & liked them when they worked right. I remember one day I was plinkin cans at 100 yds with the one that was the better of the two (not every time but was kickin up dirt right around them regularly).
     
  11. Benchrest

    Benchrest The Desert Planet Well-Known Member

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    Same issue - Off to find a spring that's compatible!

    Would love for this gun to actually work!


     
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  12. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Numrich has some parts available.
     
  13. Ownerus

    Ownerus South Clackamas Co. Active Member

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    The circumferential lines on the lands are tool marks from the reaming operation when they finished the bore prior to rifling.
     
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