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This Star PD (Shameless)

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by joken, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. joken

    joken Corvallis Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I get a lot of pleasure out of a handsome firearm and this Star is a good one. As my latest project, I reduced it to the sum of its parts, blasted it with aluminum oxide and coated it. I can hit a beer can at 20yds and so far it digests everything I feed it including my hand loads and my cast bullets. Pretty sweet for a total investment of less than 400 bucks. Thanks for looking, Ken
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  2. SquackDaddy

    SquackDaddy Marion County Member

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    Very nice!
     
  3. wedge556

    wedge556 seattle Member

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    Nice pistol.
    I have an Ultrastar that I bought years ago when I didn't know what I was buying. Have thought about selling it over the years but the thing is just so rock solid, simple to break down and clean. I just can't seem to part with it. Is it reliable? Well, I keep putting rounds through it and it's getting better. I'm at about 500+/-. It doesn't get out much....
     
  4. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I have a Post War Model B your pistols grandpa. And I can tell you from my experiance they are solid tight well made pistols that can last dam near forever. I have put 1/2 a zillion rounds through my old model B in the last 20+ years I have had it. I can only guess at the mileage it had before I accuired it in a trade in the last hours of a gun show.
     
  5. joken

    joken Corvallis Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Yep, I'm getting a Star 9mm next and it will be under $300.
     
  6. cyclesurvival

    cyclesurvival Vancouver Well-Known Member

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    Here one I got from cocktailer before and after. took over and hour to get the fireing pin unstuck. Turned out nice and eats everything.
     
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  7. joken

    joken Corvallis Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Very nice! I got some buffers for mine off GB from a guy in Portland named JimDawg. I have his card out in the shop if you ever need any. Did you blue it? Ken
     
  8. cyclesurvival

    cyclesurvival Vancouver Well-Known Member

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    Yes I bought two that were pretty ugly and re blued them both. I've been bluing for over 20 years. Im always looking to buy more projects.
     
  9. Nutty4Guns

    Nutty4Guns Portland ADHD Superstar

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    Do you ever do bluing jobs for other people?
     
  10. joken

    joken Corvallis Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Well, it sure looks nice. I wish I lived closer.
     
  11. cyclesurvival

    cyclesurvival Vancouver Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Joken
     
  12. cyclesurvival

    cyclesurvival Vancouver Well-Known Member

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    I like this star so much I had to buy it back from my buddy.
     
  13. cyclesurvival

    cyclesurvival Vancouver Well-Known Member

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    Yours is marked Interarms mine is marked Stoeger