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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-23-2013, 01:59 PM
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Posted By ron12301
Only accurate rifles are fun!! Any rifle I buy...

Only accurate rifles are fun!! Any rifle I buy that will not shoot a 1" group at 100 yds I won't own for long.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-23-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 82
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Posted By ron12301
A Later model Handi Rifle in .22/250 was the...

A Later model Handi Rifle in .22/250 was the worst rifle I've ever owned. Horrible trigger, could not get better than a 2" group at 100 yds no matter what I did. Wasn't expecting a tack driver but...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-17-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,016
Posted By ron12301
Glad to be of some help. Warne mounts IMO are...

Glad to be of some help. Warne mounts IMO are very good quality and I wouldn't hesitate using them, Leapers on the other hand are very low end and I would choose something else. The old adage "buy...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 11-17-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By ron12301
Here are my thoughts on this and I hope it is of...

Here are my thoughts on this and I hope it is of some use to you . First off the make and model of your rifle may limit your choices of mounts/rings.Is there a difference between 1 and 2 piece...
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 10-06-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 110
Sticky: xds recall
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Posted By ron12301
I too am waiting for the dust to settle and for...

I too am waiting for the dust to settle and for Springfield to be absolutely sure they have a good fix before I send mine in.
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 08-30-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 110
Sticky: xds recall
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Posted By ron12301
Otis, thanks, maybe the thing to do is give fed...

Otis, thanks, maybe the thing to do is give fed x a call and see if they will pick it up. I have the email with the prepaid label link attached but I haven't printed it yet. Anyway Springfield's...
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 08-30-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 110
Sticky: xds recall
Views: 6,626
Posted By ron12301
Thanks JW,I thought maybe emptying the case my...

Thanks JW,I thought maybe emptying the case my handgun came in and using that would be the way to go but I wanted to be sure.Thanks also for the packing and mailing tips. I believe I am going to wait...
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 08-30-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 110
Sticky: xds recall
Views: 6,626
Posted By ron12301
xds recall

Mine is being recalled. I need some help and I've a couple of questions, I've never had to send a firearm back before and I haven't a clue as how to pack it, what is the best way?Cardboard box,...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 08-11-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By ron12301
What you say about Talley being a pain to set up...

What you say about Talley being a pain to set up without scratching is certainly true Tex. I've never used Farrell rings or bases before but maybe it's time I gave them a try. If this new Cooper...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 08-10-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By ron12301
I believe I will give Cooper a call, I want to...

I believe I will give Cooper a call, I want to have everything ready to go before I pick the rifle up or I would take the scope along when I pick the rifle up and fit it at the dealers, which may be...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 08-10-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By ron12301
Thanks again Axxe, With a Cooper you don't have...

Thanks again Axxe, With a Cooper you don't have very many base and ring choices. I believe there is Talley, Warne and Ken Farrell. I suppose I could get a Farrell base which I believe would be...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 08-10-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By ron12301
Axxe thank you, just done that and Talley does...

Axxe thank you, just done that and Talley does list ring height, mediums are .400" and highs are .500". According to this I should be able to use mediums with a 50mm scope on a standard rifle bbl. I...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 08-10-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By ron12301
Talley Ring height ?

I have a Cooper M21 Montana Varminter on order. I already own a Vortex 30mm 6x24x50mm Viper HS scope that I would like to mount using Talley fixed rings. I am thinking that medium Talleys would work,...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 08-09-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By ron12301
Nice Sako AP , I plan to reload for my rifle as...

Nice Sako AP , I plan to reload for my rifle as well. I have the dies and the brass and the powder all patiently awaiting the rifle. My reloading equipment and supplies are patiently awaiting the...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 08-08-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By ron12301
Well there is certainly nothing at all wrong with...

Well there is certainly nothing at all wrong with the ole triple deuce, during it's hay day from 50's to the 70's the .222 was the choice for benchrest competition. My understanding is that even...
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 08-06-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,292
Posted By ron12301
Installed the laser and it is a help. Mostly I...

Installed the laser and it is a help. Mostly I can see my bad habits better. I am going to try shooting from a rest and see what happens . Buc I do believe I am getting some of that muzzle dip and of...
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 08-05-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,292
Posted By ron12301
Thanks for the chart buc my shots are falling in...

Thanks for the chart buc my shots are falling in the G section mostly. I should get my laser today and then it's off to the targets and some corrective action if need be.
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 08-02-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,292
Posted By ron12301
Thanks, I don't think I'm jerking the trigger but...

Thanks, I don't think I'm jerking the trigger but I could be. I'll have someone watch as you suggest. Doesn't seem to be happening when I shoot my other handguns. However the XDS is compact and that...
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 08-01-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,292
Posted By ron12301
The only issue I have if you can call it that is...

The only issue I have if you can call it that is mine shoots low and to the left. I wish it had an adjustable rear sight, but since it doesn't I ordered a laser for it.Hopefully problem solved.
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 07-18-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,004
Posted By ron12301
Those pearce grips look like they would be a good...

Those pearce grips look like they would be a good thing, thanks I believe I'll order those.
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 07-17-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,004
Posted By ron12301
I bought it today for $500, couldn't get him down...

I bought it today for $500, couldn't get him down any further. Nice piece though, he took very good care of it. Can't wait to try it out. I noticed there are a lot of upgrades and after market...
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 07-16-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,004
Posted By ron12301
MmC,Otis,Mt.man, thanks, he is offering an...

MmC,Otis,Mt.man, thanks, he is offering an additional 7 rd mag with the package,no upgrades that I'm aware of. My friend is very particular about his firearms I haven't seen it yet but I fully...
Firearms Forum: XD Forum 07-15-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,004
Posted By ron12301
Used XD-S value

Well folks I need some advice. I have a friend with a Springfield XD-S stainless steel/black .45 for sale. It has two clips and a holster plus case. He wants to sell it and buy a full size 1911....
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 07-07-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,896
Posted By ron12301
The day after Aurora I went to my local shop and...

The day after Aurora I went to my local shop and bought primers, I thought that the stuff was going to hit the fan then, but to my surprise it didn't. It was Sandy Hook that really dried things up in...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 07-07-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 887
Posted By ron12301
I lap rings if I need to. I feel that if you are...

I lap rings if I need to. I feel that if you are in any doubt as to alignment you should check it and do it if needed. Lately I have been using Burris signature Zees with inserts to correct any small...
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