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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-21-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By Salvo
The aluminum ought to work out pretty well....

The aluminum ought to work out pretty well. Keeping the weight down is a major factor.

For a 50mm scope, one of those "tallboy" beer cans might be pretty close to the right size.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-20-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Salvo
They've put that rearmost swivel stud on the...

They've put that rearmost swivel stud on the forearm (for a bipod, one would assume ) just about exactly where I would tend to put my hand, when shooting off-hand.

Ouch!
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-19-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By Salvo
My scope is too big in diameter for a toilet...

My scope is too big in diameter for a toilet paper roll. I tried a paper towel roll, with the same results.

Now I'm looking for a smaller scope.

- I already have the scotch tape and the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-15-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By Salvo
I ran across this problem once, and cleverly...

I ran across this problem once, and cleverly ordered a sunshade for another brand scope, the same size.

You guessed it - It didn't fit.

I would give Burris customer service a call, they might...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-04-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 504
Posted By Salvo
If you have seen a Mauser or min-Mauser marketed...

If you have seen a Mauser or min-Mauser marketed by Charles Daly, Interarms or Remington, then you've seen a Zastava.

Zastava is an old firm, been around for many years. They manufactured the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-31-2015, 01:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 560
Posted By Salvo
7mm Rem mag recoil is very similar to 30-06...

7mm Rem mag recoil is very similar to 30-06 recoil. - Generally speaking, it involves a lighter bullet going a bit faster.

My last 7mm Rem mag rifle had a hard plastic butt-plate and I never got...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-27-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By Salvo
The M1A will need endless tinkering, and once you...

The M1A will need endless tinkering, and once you get it accurized, it won't stay that way forever. It's great for tinkerers and military buffs, but that's about all it is good for.

I'd take the...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-26-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By Salvo
It looks better than mine, my rifle has the old...

It looks better than mine, my rifle has the old brushed stainless finish. Our stocks are very similar though.

I think you'll be very pleased with it, a really excellent firearm.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-23-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By Salvo
I took the "grackle-blaster 3000" to the range...

I took the "grackle-blaster 3000" to the range today. After shooting paper for just a few minutes, I switched over to popping used shotgun hulls that the range is littered with. ( I had the place to...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-23-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 442
Posted By Salvo
Looks like you are having a little trouble with...

Looks like you are having a little trouble with the scout rifle concept.

I'm glad that you like your Mossberg, but the discussion here is about a scout rifle.

I have tried out the scout rifle...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-20-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By Salvo
Sure did dress up that Marlin. Beautiful rifle!

Sure did dress up that Marlin. Beautiful rifle!
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-16-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By Salvo
1885 High Wall Surgery Successful

:cheers:

My 1885 High Wall (Winchester/Miroku) survived some trigger work that I wanted to do. All I did was stone the sear/hammer surfaces and put in a lighter trigger return spring - but it was...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-16-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By Salvo
There is aftermarket bottom metal that is...

There is aftermarket bottom metal that is considerably thicker than the Savage item. - I just got by with the washer fix shown earlier.

With the right washer, you could (from a functional...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-16-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By Salvo
We'll want to see pictures after you get it in...

We'll want to see pictures after you get it in the new stock!
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-14-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By Salvo
You are right. With 1/4 minute clicks at 100...

You are right.

With 1/4 minute clicks at 100 yards:

4 clicks per inch at 100 yards.

8 clicks per inch at 50 yards.

16 clicks per inch at 25 yards.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-14-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By Salvo
Winchester (Miroku) made some 1885 low-walls in...

Winchester (Miroku) made some 1885 low-walls in 6.5x55.

New ones can still be found, but it takes some looking, they are not common.

Note that they are quite pricey - but you get what you pay...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-06-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By Salvo
I do not know for sure, but would assume the "e"...

I do not know for sure, but would assume the "e" stands for economy as the 110e pictures I have seen online show a stained beechwood stock and a matte finish on the receiver.

Being a Savage, it is...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-03-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By Salvo
Here is the thumbhole stock: ...

Here is the thumbhole stock:

http://www.boydsgunstocks.com/FindAStock?Make=43&Model=725&Action=1Y&Shape=1C&Finish=1

Note that they make a few other designs that also fit this rifle.

Getting...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-03-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By Salvo
I bought one of these four or five years ago......

I bought one of these four or five years ago... To say that I have been happy with this rifle would be an understatement. It has become legendary within my family.

Not long after receiving it, I...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-18-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,339
Posted By Salvo
SHTF - and what do I grab? The oppressors...

SHTF - and what do I grab?

The oppressors weapons and ammo, after I shoot one of them down with my shotgun or 22...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-15-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,140
Posted By Salvo
The polyformance rounds do not do it as fast, but...

The polyformance rounds do not do it as fast, but they still do it.

Amazing how many here do not understand how steel changes as it is heated.

Rosy O'Donnell would be proud.
...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-14-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,140
Posted By Salvo
M1A shooters have noted chamber deformation from...

M1A shooters have noted chamber deformation from using steel-cased ammo. Whatever else steel might be, it is definitely harder than brass.

The guys shooting the cheap steel-cased stuff also tend...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-12-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By Salvo
I went to the Ruger website and took a look. -...

I went to the Ruger website and took a look. - Nice rifle!
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-12-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By Salvo
Ahoy KG7IL... N5PVL here.

Ahoy KG7IL... N5PVL here.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-12-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By Salvo
I sight my rifle with a BDC scope in at 100 yards...

I sight my rifle with a BDC scope in at 100 yards as specified in the instructions, then I follow the directions on the website to find out what the bubbles are good for with my load at greater...
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