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Got to looking today at my 41's and realized I have a condition. Don't know the medical term but I think I have a severe case! Currently have 4 receivers and about 18 to 20 barrels...
My only use for them is Steel Challenge which I dearly love.
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I don't see what you think your problem is. Nill grips? No problem. You don't even have putty on them yet.

Are you buying 22 ammo by lot number yet?

If you had obsessive-compulsive behavior you'd be shooting/reloading long range rifle.

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Shooting Sports USA | Accurizing the S&W Model 41 "What follows is an account of a job where I upgraded a new S&W Model 41 .22-cal. semi-automatic pistol to match condition, for about half the total investment in a stock, high-end European match gun."

Shooting Sports USA - March 2013 See page 22

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Old 06-05-2018, 11:27 PM
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Other than having way too many sets of stocks that won't fit my "left" hand; I'd say you have a really nice group of Model 41's and appurtenances there MauleN12VR!
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It looks like you are mildly obsessed.
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Old 06-06-2018, 09:13 AM
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"If you had obsessive-compulsive behavior you'd be shooting/reloading long range rifle. "

Now that you mention it, I DO have a couple of those. A 40X in 308 Win and a 700 in 6.5 x 47 Lapua. Both very heavily modified and both identical except for color of stock and caliber. McMillan A5 adjustable, Bartlein 5R barrels, Timney 8 oz triggers, Nightforce 14 x 42's and detachable magazine conversions. I use them to shoot F class.
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Old 06-06-2018, 11:16 AM
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Looks like we have the same idea on what group therapy means.
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Old 06-06-2018, 01:07 PM
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WOW!!! Nice!
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Old 06-06-2018, 08:55 PM
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Obviously an advanced case. But it's equally obvious there's no way in hell you're going to detox, so I guess you're just going to get worse. And worse. And worse.
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Old 06-06-2018, 09:56 PM
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Are you shooting the Steel Challenge World Shoot in Talladega? I'll be there.
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Is there a source for the extended mag butt plates?? I remember looking once but was not successful. Thanks.

If you have a surplus set of Nill grips laying around, please let me know a few project model 41's.

And yes, you have a serious condition.
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Old 06-07-2018, 12:04 AM
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MauleN124: When you wake each morning, how do you decide what you are going to play with?
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Are you shooting the Steel Challenge World Shoot in Talladega? I'll be there.
I shoot Friday AM. Squad 47. TY28399
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Obviously an advanced case. But it's equally obvious there's no way in hell you're going to detox, so I guess you're just going to get worse. And worse. And worse.
My latest symptom is vent ribbed barrels. Up to 4 now...
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I don't see a problem or condition.
I have a few 41s and quite a few spare barrels, and lots more magazines and parts. And I don't see a problem, well other than I actually don't know how many I have last count was over 3 dozen
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Sorry to hear that you're both "terminal" with no cure. I have a similar affliction; Chief Specials ( pre 36); no cure BTW your 41 malady is more attractive than mine
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I guess that we know what you like!
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Pretty sure you have fewer barrels than your wife has shoes. So no problem.
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My only obsession is with my 1962 Model 41 ship date and serial number verified with Roy Jinks before he retired. An original mint gem! Shoot it now and then lovingly!
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Do you do your own machine work? I got to hold a Bob Loveless M41 with ventilated barrels. Got to bid on it too, but I had to stop and others kept going! lol Beautiful guns.
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I do most of my own machine work. I have a mill and a lathe that I use for personal stuff. Just a hobby but I enjoy it. Eric at EWK arms does excellent work if you want to have one worked on. Thanks
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Let’s see..... Hmmmm looks terminal to me unless you can get an injection of 41-1. That should go a long way to ease the stress and pain.
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I know of No cure for this problem other then to have more then the other guy at the end. I would enjoy owning around 6 doz M41's. Should be enough to keep me going for a few weeks. Pic Big Grin here.
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I don't see a problem or condition.
I have a few 41s and quite a few spare barrels, and lots more magazines and parts. And I don't see a problem, well other than I actually don't know how many I have last count was over 3 dozen
Hey Aussie,
i'm over in WA and have been looking for a spare barrel or two for my M41. but have not had any success as yet.
If you happen to have a spare or two, i'd be interested.

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Who did the finish on the plated ones? Is it plating or Ceracoat?

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Here is pic of Loveless M41 with external hammer. Your vent rib barrels reminded me of his work. He thought the 41 was the perfect "field" pistol with a "few" of his modifications. Just like his knives, they are very expensive these days.
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Got to looking today at my 41's and realized I have a condition. Don't know the medical term but I think I have a severe case! Currently have 4 receivers and about 18 to 20 barrels...
My only use for them is Steel Challenge which I dearly love.
RELAX, YOUR CONDITION IS EASY ADDRESSED......

YOU MERELY NEED AT LEAST A DOZEN MORE RECEIVERS......

I MUST REMARK THAT THE PARTS THAT YOU DO HAVE ON HAND, ARE QUITE IMPRESSIVE---AS IS YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY. THANKS FOR SHARING.......
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I'm jealous. Very nice collection
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