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Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-08-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,037
Posted By Joe M
I think the Marlin 795 was a good choice. Had...

I think the Marlin 795 was a good choice. Had the Savage 64 carried the accu-trigger I would have leaned that way, but it doesn't. I really enjoy my Marlin 795, accuracy seems good enough for a low...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 11-10-2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,894
Posted By Joe M
Federal would be my choice over Remington ammo...

Federal would be my choice over Remington ammo always.
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 09-19-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,635
Posted By Joe M
There are some Ferguson replicas out and about. ...

There are some Ferguson replicas out and about. I'm not sure who makes them but the NMLRA would know. There are some videos on You Tube about the Ferguson Rifle.
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 08-19-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,080
Posted By Joe M
It's up to you John on how you approach your...

It's up to you John on how you approach your cleaning. Cold water is the common cleaner, not hot water. It never has been. The funnel was simply for getting the water in the bore - nothing more.
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Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 08-19-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,080
Posted By Joe M
Actually John, these rifles are easy to clean. ...

Actually John, these rifles are easy to clean. The one thing you want to avoid is using boiling hot water or even hot water as it causes what is called flash rust as the barrel cools. You are much...
Firearms Forum: Range Report 08-19-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By Joe M
Well put, Walley

Well put, Walley
Firearms Forum: Range Report 08-18-2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By Joe M
I'll take the NMLRA National Range in Friendship,...

I'll take the NMLRA National Range in Friendship, Indiana anytime. I couldn't ask for more, and I prefer the outdoors. To me, this is an existing dream Range for what I enjoy shooting.
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 08-18-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,635
Posted By Joe M
Why do you think this is a stupid question? Part...

Why do you think this is a stupid question? Part of homework my friend is to learn how to apply yourself and seek out the correct answer. You could have easily done a search for "weapons of the...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 08-18-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,230
Posted By Joe M
Nice shooting TXnorton. Here's a picture of...

Nice shooting TXnorton.

Here's a picture of some targets I shot a few weeks ago at the local range with my .45 Dickert Flintlock. It has a 42" barrel that is 13/16" across the flats with a 1 in...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 08-18-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,080
Posted By Joe M
I would say that 99% of my shooting and hunting...

I would say that 99% of my shooting and hunting is done with the traditional style muzzle loading black powder firearms. For me, over the last 35 years it has been the most enjoyable sport I've ever...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-19-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,966
Posted By Joe M
I would to. Thanks!:)

I would to. Thanks!:)
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-19-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,268
Posted By Joe M
I have always felt that Savage puts out a...

I have always felt that Savage puts out a reasonably priced very accurate rifle. The accu-trigger only adds to the accuracy that can be had from the Savage firearms.:)
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-19-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,633
Posted By Joe M
The 36 grain hp worked pretty good in my Marlin...

The 36 grain hp worked pretty good in my Marlin 925 last week from 25 yards, but I can't say I've had any real success with them other then that. Certainly not ammo you would want to use in...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 02-19-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,966
Posted By Joe M
Now that's a stock worth having IMHO. Very...

Now that's a stock worth having IMHO. Very nice!:)

Need to put a few bucks back - then the 10/22 is going to get a face lift!
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 01-09-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,818
Posted By Joe M
My last sentence above should have read; "Of...

My last sentence above should have read;

"Of note, there would be no 'Rear' sight on a military musket."

Sorry about that.
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 01-06-2010, 12:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,900
Posted By Joe M
Your best bet is to test some different loads,...

Your best bet is to test some different loads, but if he said he was getting good accuracy from 120 grains then the work is done and you should give it a try.

However, if you're not sure, a good...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 01-05-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,818
Posted By Joe M
It would appear to have a military relationship...

It would appear to have a military relationship as the trigger guard shows this was made for a sling. I would also agree that at one time it was a flintlock that has been converted to take the snail...
Firearms Forum: Blackpowder & Musket 01-05-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,900
Posted By Joe M
It's a TC Hawken alright. 1 in 48 twist, .005...

It's a TC Hawken alright. 1 in 48 twist, .005 depth rifling. Will shoot patched round ball or conical. They're and accurate rifle with either PRB or Conical once the proper load for each is found....
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-31-2009, 02:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,724
Posted By Joe M
You are welcome.:) I like the feel of a...

You are welcome.:)

I like the feel of a wood stock, though I must admit that I do have some rifles with synthetic stock's. I figured I better get the magazines when I could. They come in handy...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-30-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 38,824
Posted By Joe M
Tach7 made an inquiry on 12/28/2009. Are we to...

Tach7 made an inquiry on 12/28/2009. Are we to ignore the inquiry since the last post before Tach7's was on 3/16/2008?
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-29-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 38,824
Posted By Joe M
I feel a Williams Rear and Lyman Front combo...

I feel a Williams Rear and Lyman Front combo would be a good setup.

However, I like the TSR200 setup because I can aquire my target quickly and still stay within acceptable accuracy
results from...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-29-2009, 02:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 38,824
Posted By Joe M
Ruger 10/22 w/ TSR200 Aperature from Tech Sights...

Ruger 10/22 w/ TSR200 Aperature from Tech Sights and Advanced Technology RUG3000 Fiberforce Stock. I ran the TSR200 Aperature sights with the standard 10/22 wood stock and have no complaints. ...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-29-2009, 02:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,724
Posted By Joe M
You have in my humble opinion spent $90.00 in a...

You have in my humble opinion spent $90.00 in a very wise way. These are good accurate rifles. I liked mine so much I decided to put a wood stock on it I got from from Numrich.
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Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-27-2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,065
Posted By Joe M
Not what you're looking for, but I have these on...

Not what you're looking for, but I have these on me and my son's 10/22's;

Tech-SIGHTS Precision Shooting Accessories (http://www.tech-sights.com/)

I think if you're going to scope it I would go...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 12-26-2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,065
Posted By Joe M
Congrats on the new rifle's folks. I'm sure...

Congrats on the new rifle's folks. I'm sure you'll enjoy those 10/22's as much as everyone else enjoys theirs. :)
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