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Firearms Forum: Gun Safes 03-26-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By ron12301
The advice Sgt. York gives is indeed the best....

The advice Sgt. York gives is indeed the best. Given time and tools any safe is vulnerable. IMHO you should invest in a decent quality safe with a good fire rating and install a monitored alarm...
Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 03-26-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 889
Posted By ron12301
My experience echoes txhillbilly's and others, my...

My experience echoes txhillbilly's and others, my LGS have all turned into gougers some worse than others. Varget at $39/lb, VV135 at $44/lb,H4895 and 4198 at $37/lb. It doesn't take too big of a...
Firearms Forum: Optics & Mounts 02-23-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By ron12301
I am assuming that your Kimber has a 3/8"...

I am assuming that your Kimber has a 3/8" dovetailed receiver, that being so I like Warne rimfire rings about $30 at SWFA
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-21-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,242
Posted By ron12301
When I bought my mini back in the early 80's AR's...

When I bought my mini back in the early 80's AR's weren't in the picture very much... about the only one I knew of back then was the Colt version. In hindsight I wish I would have bought the Colt....
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-21-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,242
Posted By ron12301
I have had a Mini for a long time and I do like...

I have had a Mini for a long time and I do like it but I have to give the nod to the AR because of the accuracy thing.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 11-23-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,626
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
Views: 4,626
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: 2,680
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
Views: 2,680
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
Views: 11,096
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
Views: 11,096
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: 11,096
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: 11,096
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: 2,693
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: 2,693
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: 2,693
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: 2,693
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: 2,693
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: 15
Views: 2,223
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: 15
Views: 2,223
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: 85
Views: 10,733
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: 85
Views: 10,733
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: 85
Views: 10,733
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: 85
Views: 10,733
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: 1,551
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.
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