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Posted in thread: Best Garage Sale Find? on 06-08-2016 at 10:45 AM
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 all ca...
Posted in thread: Anyone have a 280 Remington? on 05-26-2016 at 09:37 PM
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 ...
Posted in thread: Anyone have a 280 Remington? on 05-25-2016 at 10:37 AM
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
Posted in thread: Air rifle sight adjustment problem on 05-24-2016 at 01:45 AM
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 ...
Posted in thread: Arisaka Type 99 on 05-21-2016 at 05:59 PM
Don't forget to post some pictures!
Posted in thread: Loose Scope Mounts Got Me on 05-10-2016 at 09:47 AM
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 he...
Posted in thread: Loose Scope Mounts Got Me on 05-09-2016 at 04:38 PM
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.I'm not t...
Posted in thread: Loose Scope Mounts Got Me on 05-09-2016 at 03:24 PM
That's a good example of ignoring the obvious. Unless your a gun nut and WANT a new barrel.
:DThere was certain amount of that going on.
Posted in thread: Loose Scope Mounts Got Me on 05-09-2016 at 11:15 AM
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
Posted in thread: Winchester .225 Ammo on 05-06-2016 at 04:13 PM
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.