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Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 09-22-2013, 06:30 PM
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Posted By _winer_
but not in Italy, motherland of Espresso! :D ...

but not in Italy, motherland of Espresso! :D


Unfortunately we don't have 2nd Amendment either... :o
Firearms Forum: Legal and Activism 09-22-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,413
Posted By _winer_
So it's not every State that has recall vote? Or...

So it's not every State that has recall vote? Or did you mean that the majority would side with anti-gun anyway?
First time I heard about recall votes and I don't know much about them.
We don't...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 09-14-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By _winer_
Hi! A little update. I have bought the Saiga...

Hi!
A little update. I have bought the Saiga and will post some pictures. Just added the Ultimak rail, Bushnell TRS25 red dot, Fab Defense lower handguard, grip and pistol grip.
Obviously is more...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 09-01-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 664
Views: 99,593
Posted By _winer_
Saiga MK - AK103

This is my second rifle: Saiga MK 7,62x39. Should be something like the Arsenal SGL21, right? The difference is that we get them as they come out from Izhmash. Only mod they had to do for import was...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 08-18-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,003
Posted By _winer_
Thank you for the reply! I think you are right. ...

Thank you for the reply! I think you are right.
I took this from the S&W forum:

published in March 2010. So probably it's a 2010 gun.
I don't know if the extractor problem happened till a...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 08-18-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,003
Posted By _winer_
Production year?

I've found a pretty good offer on a used 15-22 in a local gun shop.
Is there a way to tell when the gun was produced?
I would like to avoid the out of battery problems the early versions had....
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 07-29-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By _winer_
How much does yours weight? Am from Italy....

How much does yours weight?

Am from Italy. We have some pretty strange / confused gun laws but not as strict as UK for instance. Sometimes they even make sense ;)
AKs are sold in the 'hunting'...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 07-28-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By _winer_
Thank you. Apparently a weight around 7.2 lbs is...

Thank you. Apparently a weight around 7.2 lbs is expected for this kind of rifle. This one may be a tad lighter due to the stock.
I hope I can get one soon :)

Kind regards
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-25-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By _winer_
Am a newbie with firearms. A 597 is my first...

Am a newbie with firearms. A 597 is my first rifle. Consider that trigger pull is really heavy so an hammer improvement is really needed. Either the commercial Volqartsen hammer or the Jard trigger...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 07-21-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By _winer_
Saiga MK

http://www.arcoefrecce.it/images/thumbs/0020782_450.jpeg

This is the Saiga MK. As am seriously considering to buy one so i went to a gun shop to take a closer look. I was really shocked by how...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 07-21-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By _winer_
I guess there must be a price to pay to live in...

I guess there must be a price to pay to live in the State of eternal sunshine and beautiful girls :D

Tried a Saiga recently... boy how light it is!
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-17-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By _winer_
Hi, I was going to suggest a Sig 522 but...

Hi,

I was going to suggest a Sig 522 but then searched a little and found this:


Man, that is dumb. Are they also going to stop imports of scale model rc tanks and warplanes? What do have in...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 07-13-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,582
Posted By _winer_
Closure

I thought this thread needed closure: how good is this gun in the end?

Well the shooter is still an inexperienced noob but the gun has shown potential.

Here is with a cheap 4x32 scope. Good...
Firearms Forum: Other Weapons 06-23-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By _winer_
Same. Well, except for the Georgia part ;) Done...

Same. Well, except for the Georgia part ;)
Done a few bows myself. The Traditinal Bowyer's Bible was a fascinating read.

I like primitive archery because you must learn not to aim but rather...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-23-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,582
Posted By _winer_
Hi all, I remember seeing the Calico for the...

Hi all,
I remember seeing the Calico for the first time on a SOF magazine, back in 1990 or something. I think they got inspired from the Star Wars Blasters, soo cool.
But also so...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 06-15-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,582
Posted By _winer_
Hi! Took my sweet time but am back from the...

Hi!
Took my sweet time but am back from the range! :)

Here is the 597. Well, you guys have seen tons of them
http://www.d-spaces.com/tryme/597.jpg
It came with 2 magazines. Horray. It's good...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 05-07-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By _winer_
I was actually wondering about this too. Prices...

I was actually wondering about this too.
Prices aside, it is quite weird how hard it may be to find a magazine for a firearm unless it is extremely popular.
I realize designing an issue free...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 04-28-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,107
Posted By _winer_
Hi! Did you mod the safety yourself? Looks...

Hi!

Did you mod the safety yourself? Looks like it has a different finish.
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-28-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By _winer_
Why does he have to come up with a video about...

Why does he have to come up with a video about it?
Why all of you guys are all praising this .22??
I mean, c'mon!


Seriously, do you really want me to part from my money??? :D
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-27-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,582
Posted By _winer_
Hi, I don't think the Calico were ever imported....

Hi, I don't think the Calico were ever imported. We have a small market and the documents for import are expensive and take a long time to do. So distributing Companies try to stick with the more...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-16-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,582
Posted By _winer_
This is the interesting design of the 597 TVP ...

This is the interesting design of the 597 TVP
http://www.d-spaces.com/tryme/597TVP_s.jpg
It is lighter than I expected and the stock helps keeping it aimed when shooting offhand. The heavy barrel...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-16-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,582
Posted By _winer_
Thank you again guys! The lever action rifles are...

Thank you again guys! The lever action rifles are also an interesting option. I found a Henry 1897 (made in 1914) on sale (900+ eur). I'll pass it but with regrets. The most common lever actions here...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-10-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,582
Posted By _winer_
Thank you guys. There is a gun show next week so...

Thank you guys. There is a gun show next week so hopefully I'll have the chance to actually handle at least some of these rifles.

Right now am checking availability of parts and prices for the...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 04-07-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,582
Posted By _winer_
First .22 - Few ideas... but confused!

Hi all,

Please be patient for the long post. :D
Have been going to the local shooting range for a few months now and up until today have shot only a single shot, right handed bolt action carbine...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 03-02-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,282
Posted By _winer_
hmmmmmm unfortunately swat.fi wont let me buy...

hmmmmmm unfortunately swat.fi wont let me buy magazines there as they cant export them. Bummer. Over here they are seen just as plastic boxes with a spring, not weapon parts. That is until you mount...
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