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Old 02-19-2017, 06:28 PM
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I did pretty much the same about a year-and-a-half ago. The MCarbo spring kit is Excellent, (IMHO). Coupled with the wide DIP trigger, trigger pull is noticeably lighter. You should see an improvement in accuracy.

Just use the Tech Sights at the Appleseed Clinic - You will have so much fun!
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Old 02-19-2017, 09:41 PM
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Appleseed, eh?

Get in shape, if you aren't already. Push-ups for strength and lots of stretching for the contortions you will put your body in. I went to one last summer in Flagstaff in pretty good shape. After the first day I slept like a rock. Woke up sore as all get up!
Towards the end of the second day I was really getting tired, so, popped a gel and finally shot Rifleman after coming close all day. That little hit of sugar sure helped!

To get back on track: my TSR 100 sight worked great on the 10/22 Takedown.

Good luck. It's a gas and, boy, do you learn how to aim!
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Old 02-19-2017, 10:41 PM
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Yes, look forward to installing the kit. It'll be interesting to see how it shoots after that is installed compared to last nights several hour standing session.

The one in March is one day, but maybe I should put it off after some more time getting in shape. Plus there's been a lot of rain this spring. The good news is I found a pistol range close to home that allows rifles of pistol caliber. I should be able to get a lot of standing practice in. Just need to find good targets to use at 50'.
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Old 02-20-2017, 03:01 AM
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Yes, look forward to installing the kit. It'll be interesting to see how it shoots after that is installed compared to last nights several hour standing session.

The one in March is one day, but maybe I should put it off after some more time getting in shape. Plus there's been a lot of rain this spring. The good news is I found a pistol range close to home that allows rifles of pistol caliber. I should be able to get a lot of standing practice in. Just need to find good targets to use at 50'.
If you can access the following URL (you may need to register on the forum) search for the phrase " 50' "


http://appleseedinfo.org/smf/index.p...3227#msg83227(
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Old 02-20-2017, 08:38 AM
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That's exactly it. Drop free mags will improve your scores.

One way to deal with it is to use a file/sand paper on the mag well and/or the magazines. All of mine drop free, after doing that.
I used a needle file on the mag well plates on my XT22 VR and my 989M2, touched up the edge with Brownells Oxpho Blue. All eight of the Mags I have now drop free......
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Old 02-20-2017, 01:44 PM
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Yes, look forward to installing the kit. It'll be interesting to see how it shoots after that is installed compared to last nights several hour standing session.

The one in March is one day, but maybe I should put it off after some more time getting in shape. Plus there's been a lot of rain this spring. The good news is I found a pistol range close to home that allows rifles of pistol caliber. I should be able to get a lot of standing practice in. Just need to find good targets to use at 50'.
If you can access the following URL (you may need to register on the forum) search for the phrase " 50' "


http://appleseedinfo.org/smf/index.p...3227#msg83227(
Thanks, that's very helpfull! I'll take these next time I go.
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You know, I wonder, between DIP and XS sights I'm wondering if I contacted one or the other, maybe they'd produce a prototype? Any suggestions on who's more likely to do such a thing? Who knows, maybe MCARBO might also consider such an offering.
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Old 03-09-2017, 04:16 AM
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Got the mcarbo spring kit installed tonight. The youtube video helps a lot. Testing on snap caps trigger feels much smoother. I'm going to give the last DIP screw I couldn't get in before one more try before I contact DIP about it.

I'm really looking forward to some range time this weekend.
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Appleseed, eh?

Get in shape, if you aren't already. Push-ups for strength and lots of stretching for the contortions you will put your body in. I went to one last summer in Flagstaff in pretty good shape. After the first day I slept like a rock. Woke up sore as all get up!
Towards the end of the second day I was really getting tired, so, popped a gel and finally shot Rifleman after coming close all day. That little hit of sugar sure helped!

To get back on track: my TSR 100 sight worked great on the 10/22 Takedown.

Good luck. It's a gas and, boy, do you learn how to aim!
Thanks for this. I'm going to be printing targets for 50' which is the distance at my local pistol range and practicing from standing. It's not set up where I can sit and go prone from what I could tell.

I'm really glad I got a 22 that I can use regularly, it's a great solution IMO to have a way to easily keep practicing.
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Old 03-19-2017, 11:18 PM
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Just got back from the range, got to shoot another large variety of ammo again, except I had CCI select instead of SV. I thought I had the SV in the ammo box but had forgotten I bought the select and mistaken it for SV.

Overall I think the groups tightened up. Most of the spread is due to shooter fatigue. Also, the lane I was in the target was swaying.

The feel of the rifle and trigger pull feel nice for certain with the mcarbo kit. All together I think the upgrades add up to make it a very nice shooting rifle.

Were I to do it again, I'd have done the mcarbo upgrade before shooting the rifle the first time.

I did have one FTE today, it was with Remington thunderbird bulk ammo. The case was pinched closed by the bolt, but when I pulled the trigger nothing happened. I think the extra power recoil spring helped with pinching the case closed so flat. once I cleared it everything else shot just fine.

Next time I go, I'll be practicing quickly changing magazines with one hand.

It's very nice to have a rifle I can use at a conveniently close pistol range and get some time with double hearing protection and no one talking to me for a few hours



'plinking' is well worth it.
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Old 04-26-2017, 07:49 PM
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The *only* thing I cannot find is a way of mounting a long eye relief scope that will work with separately from the iron sights I'm using in a scout scope configuration. Basically I'm looking for a mash up of these two, something that'll attach to the weaver on the front part of the reciever and continue forward and also attach to the dovetail where the rear site is now.
I am surprised nobody mentioned it yet, but peep sights and a scope usually require different cheek welds. To use a scope properly, a pad is often used to raise your line of sight. Even if you have rings that allow the use of either, you will likely give up consistency when looking through the scope until you address your cheek weld.

Good luck
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Old 04-27-2017, 07:51 PM
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Cool

So...where's the pics of your modded rifle???

Because you can get pretty funky with a 795

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