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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 07-02-2016, 11:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 610
Posted By Salvo
I'm not really interested in an AR... Been there,...

I'm not really interested in an AR... Been there, done that, etc..
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 06-08-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By Salvo
My best garage sale find will not sound very...

My best garage sale find will not sound very promising, but it led to an unusual series of good deals.

What I got was a beat-up, misused Ruger 10-22, for 35 dollars. This was long ago, when they...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-26-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 935
Posted By Salvo
I trimmed an 1885 Winchester in 270WSM with a 28"...

I trimmed an 1885 Winchester in 270WSM with a 28" barrel to 24" with good results. The handling qualities improved markedly, but the stand-out was an improvement in accuracy. With an 11 degree target...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-25-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 935
Posted By Salvo
I would cut and re-crown the barrel six inches or...

I would cut and re-crown the barrel six inches or so behind the muzzle brake, and either obtain a five round magazine, or simply convert back to a floorplate/internal magazine arrangement.

The...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-24-2016, 01:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By Salvo
I have Spanish-made air rifle that had the same...

I have Spanish-made air rifle that had the same problem. - The rear sight was so useless on this gun that it went to the back of the closet for several years. On this one, after some struggle I could...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-21-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By Salvo
Don't forget to post some pictures!

Don't forget to post some pictures!
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-10-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By Salvo
Thirty years ago, my brother was shooting hunters...

Thirty years ago, my brother was shooting hunters pistol silhouette in Raton, NM. He had been firing over 100 rounds a day in practice for a couple of months with no problem, but in the first match...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-09-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By Salvo
I normally use blue and sometimes purple...

I normally use blue and sometimes purple thread-locker on the bases, but very seldom on the rings themselves.

On the rings, I use an inch-pound torque wrench, usually set at 18-20 inch-pounds.
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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-09-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By Salvo
There was certain amount of that going on.

There was certain amount of that going on.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-09-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By Salvo
Loose Scope Mounts Got Me

I was bitten by the old problem of a loose scope ring. The rifle was not grouping well, and I kept thinking something was wrong with the bedding, the barrel, and the various hand-loads I tried......
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-06-2016, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By Salvo
Sorry, but the .225 Winchester does not...

Sorry, but the .225 Winchester does not interchange with any other cartridge.

A web-search for "225 Winchester ammo" without the quotes will show you where you may find ammunition online.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-03-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 935
Posted By Salvo
With me, half of the battle is with the cartridge...

With me, half of the battle is with the cartridge cases, all of the cartridge prep has to be just right when I am trying to squeeze the groups down a bit tighter. Bullet selection can make a dramatic...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 04-08-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 904
Posted By Salvo
That's the great thing about spending other...

That's the great thing about spending other people's money.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-30-2016, 12:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 478
Posted By Salvo
I would use gel type paint stripper, rubber...

I would use gel type paint stripper, rubber gloves and steel wool. Follow directions on the can. Repeat as necessary.

Be sure to let the stripper do most of the work, particularly around the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-27-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By Salvo
I've had a few of those. The 17 Enfield is an...

I've had a few of those. The 17 Enfield is an outstanding deer gun.

If it's full military dress and unaltered, resist the temptation to alter it. As it sits, it will do a great job. Mine were...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-26-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,116
Posted By Salvo
The scout rifle concept can be a fail - if you...

The scout rifle concept can be a fail - if you indulge in comparing apples to oranges, comparing it to semi-autos, sniper rifles, deer guns, etc. etc..

For it's intended purpose, the scout concept...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-05-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,821
Posted By Salvo
It is an interesting cartridge, one of the few...

It is an interesting cartridge, one of the few that is truly versatile.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-30-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,487
Posted By Salvo
I use a couple of cheap Caldwell bags. I think...

I use a couple of cheap Caldwell bags. I think they were twenty bucks, something like that.

Click the image to see it larger:...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-29-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,487
Posted By Salvo
For sighting in a heavy-recoiling rifle, I slip a...

For sighting in a heavy-recoiling rifle, I slip a sandbag in-between it and my shoulder.

Once it is sighted in and it's time to practice, I do not use the sandbag at my shoulder again.

Sandbag:...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-28-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,821
Posted By Salvo
That happens here quite a bit - and I note that...

That happens here quite a bit - and I note that you are posting here too.

A lot of the older topics are resurrected because somebody finds that they have something new to add to the subject. Your...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-28-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,821
Posted By Salvo
Nope. It is caused by a very poorly designed...

Nope.

It is caused by a very poorly designed trigger mechanism that allows this to happen - while triggers from each and every other manufacturer does not.

- And the problem most decidedly has...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-28-2016, 11:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,821
Posted By Salvo
Hmmmm. They moved the Marlin operations into...

Hmmmm.

They moved the Marlin operations into the same plant as the Remingtons - but that is not taking over the production of Marlins.

Riiiight.

And the reduced market value of "Marlins"...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-26-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,209
Posted By Salvo
It's hard to say what anyone who shoots at game...

It's hard to say what anyone who shoots at game animals at long range might be - but they are definitely not sportsmen.

There's too many variables there, too many ways for things to go wrong - and...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-15-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
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Views: 331
Posted By Salvo
I've had very good luck with Magna-Port. I...

I've had very good luck with Magna-Port.

I had a Browning A-Bolt stainless stalker in .300 Win mag that would shoot the first three rounds out of a cold, clean barrel into 1/2" at 100 yards.

I...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-15-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 400
Posted By Salvo
The only way I know of to discover how a BAR will...

The only way I know of to discover how a BAR will work out as a ranch rifle is to give it a try.
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