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Stars Want to Sell/Want to Buy / Re: WTB 9mm conversion for 38/357 head
« Last post by NYKenn on March 04, 2022, 09:07:46 pm »
Bruce Willims may have what you need. RBWillNJ on the site.
He is a great resource for everything Star.



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Stars Want to Sell/Want to Buy / Re: WTB 9mm conversion for 38/357 head
« Last post by fc60 on March 04, 2022, 04:51:20 pm »
Greetings,

You will need the following...
  • Shell Plate
  • Carbide Sizing Die
  • Expander Plug
  • Seating Die and matching bullet stem.
  • Taper Crimping Die

Once you have all the bits and pieces, just merely adjust the shell straps to suit.

You might find it useful to size the cases on a single stage press beforehand. Being a tapered case, you need to use a little case lube and doing this on the press in one operation gets messy.

Cheers,

Dave
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Stars Want to Sell/Want to Buy / WTB 9mm conversion for 38/357 head
« Last post by Tx_USN_1911 on March 04, 2022, 04:01:11 pm »
I inherited a Star with a 45 and 357 head-  I want to convert the 357 to 9mm. 
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Star History / Re: Paul "fitz" Jones
« Last post by NYKenn on February 27, 2022, 07:41:16 pm »
Bruce

Very Interesting letter! Does shed some light on the issue.
It does make me wonder what other great historical times you [no e-mail]@ locked away in your files.

Regards

Kenn.
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Star History / Re: Paul "fitz" Jones
« Last post by rbwillnj on February 27, 2022, 12:46:21 pm »
The attached letter is from Willis "Bill" Brenizer to Bill Cunningham.   Bill Brenizer and Elard Mock were the co-owners of Star Machine Works.   I knew I had this, just took a while to find it.

Bill Cunningham was quite upset with Paul Jones'* claims and the many disparaging remarks he had for Bill Cunninham.   He wrote to Bill Brenizer posing a series of questions about the claims Paul Jones made.   Bill Breniser's response is attached.   Bill was at least in his late 80's at the time so the writing is a bit hard to read.

*Paul Jones also went by the name John Paul Jones and Paul Fitz Jones.

Bruce Williams
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Star History / Re: Paul "fitz" Jones
« Last post by NYKenn on February 18, 2022, 10:21:13 am »
Cannot shed much light on Paul's claims, but possibly will depend on what one considers a "salesman".

Reason I say this, is that Gil Hebard of Gil Hebard Guns fame, at one time, inventoried, sold and marketed Star reloaders and Lubrisizers in his catalogs.


 
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Star History / Re: Paul "fitz" Jones
« Last post by Cousin Daniel on February 18, 2022, 10:05:18 am »
I am aware at one point he was on multiple forums making these claims.

I own two ch auto champion presses, the "blue book" he wrote, and a star progressive which came from his organization based on the paper work and catalogs I received with the lot I bought.

I have been reading over other members post whom were employees of star and they clearly stated star did not employ sales people as many people like Paul Jones claimed to have been.

I would like to find out the truth about Paul and his claim, was he an actual star affiliated representative or was he just a guy that bought parts and told everyone he fixed them?
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Star History / Re: Paul "fitz" Jones
« Last post by Humbo on February 18, 2022, 06:42:00 am »
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Star History / Re: Paul "fitz" Jones
« Last post by varmintpopper on February 17, 2022, 05:52:09 pm »
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Star History / Paul "fitz" Jones
« Last post by Cousin Daniel on February 17, 2022, 03:16:17 pm »
This name keeps popping up the more I research and buy star products.

He claimed to have been a star reconditioning center and he received items directly from star.

Any truth to this and does anyone know anything about him?
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