Robar custom, or at least a gun that someone really wanted people to think was a Robar custom, so I plunked down the dough for it. Close examination showed that the finish was really NP3 and confirmation on Bookface from some folks who would know pretty much made up my mind that what I had here was indeed an early Robar Glock.
It was pretty schweet except for one thing: That goofy Siderlock trigger. I refuse to believe that anybody savvy enough to send their gun to Robar would be derpy enough to put this useless dingus in it. I have to think that the guy who had it Robar'ed then sold it and the new owner dropped in the useless trigger.
The new owner also did a bit of a trigger job, polishing all the bearing surfaces of the cruciform so that...B-BAM!...the gun doubled on the regular. Good thing I was only loading two in the mag, or I might have put more rounds into the overhead target carrier trackway than I did...
Off to Brownells.com I went, ordering a completely new set of fire control parts in a fit of excess caution.
ZEV connector/NY1 trigger spring combo that I installed in Project Whimsy. A box of Blazer Brass and a box of American Eagle later, all is well.
Let this be a reminder that if you buy someone else's gun with