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Forum: Browning 05-02-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,148
Posted By D1kco
What about just knocking the gloss down with some...

What about just knocking the gloss down with some Birchwood Casey Stock Sheen & Conditioner (https://www.birchwoodcasey.com/products/stock-sheen-conditioner-3-fl-oz-bottle.html)?
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 03-23-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By D1kco
Tandemkross has the other bits if you feel like...

Tandemkross has the other bits if you feel like upgrading as you go. [emoji1303]

Regards,
Dicko.
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 03-12-2021, 06:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 841
Posted By D1kco
Hey that looks really neat. [emoji1305] ...

Hey that looks really neat. [emoji1305]

Just an idea if you would like to try on a piece of scrap to see what you think - on a couple of my old rifles, a yearly application Ballistol seems (to me...
Forum: Ruger 77/22 03-05-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,223
Posted By D1kco
Yes, I certainly love the rifle. As time goes on...

Yes, I certainly love the rifle. As time goes on I do a little more work to it, to continue refreshing it.

Blued steel & walnut certianly calls to me!

I have purchased a couple of checkering...
Forum: 17 WSM 03-02-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,463
Posted By D1kco
My rifle is the Ruger 77/17. It likes the...

My rifle is the Ruger 77/17.

It likes the Federal American Eagle 20g load. I tried a few heavier loads but to no avail.

The above load is plenty accurate & consistent for me though I would have...
Forum: Ruger 77/22 03-01-2021, 11:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,223
Posted By D1kco
I have been refreshing the wood & was pleasantly...

I have been refreshing the wood & was pleasantly surprised. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210302/8dfde0177090adeccb275750508a42e1.jpg

Regards,
Dicko.
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 10-13-2020, 03:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 816
Posted By D1kco
What about a Leupold VX Freedom 3-9x40 or 4-12x40...

What about a Leupold VX Freedom 3-9x40 or 4-12x40 with either the rimfire MOA or tri-moa reticle?

The latter's parralax easily adjustable through Leupold or you can apparently do it yourself.
...
Forum: Ruger 77/22 08-20-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,223
Posted By D1kco
You make a valid point [emoji1787]. ...

You make a valid point [emoji1787].


Regards,
Dicko.
Forum: Ruger 77/22 08-18-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,223
Posted By D1kco
I do love my Rugers [emoji1787]. I had been...

I do love my Rugers [emoji1787].

I had been looking around for a CZ 457 Varmint or maybe even a Lithgow as a nice 22lr. Hard to find in Australia at the moment.

Even with a Lilja barrel this...
Forum: Ruger 77/22 08-18-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,223
Posted By D1kco
First year production Ruger 77/22

G'day all, picked this up off a mate recently.

Serial # says it was made in the first year. I think there's a nice piece of wood under there.

It shoots about 1/2"-3/4" at 50 meters with...
Forum: CZ / Brno 08-05-2020, 04:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,456
Posted By D1kco
How are you liking it McRooster? Thinking about...

How are you liking it McRooster? Thinking about one for PRS and then the kids with the adjustable l.o.p....

Sent from my SM-G960F using Tapatalk
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 02-02-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,004
Posted By D1kco
Go to the EWK Arms site, pretty easy to find on...

Go to the EWK Arms site, pretty easy to find on their menu.

Regards,
Dicko.
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 02-02-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,004
Posted By D1kco
I have this one in my 2017 Buckmark Contour Shot...

I have this one in my 2017 Buckmark Contour Shot Show Special
- http://ewkarms.com/zen8/index....e=product_info&products_id=266



Regards,
Dicko.
Forum: 17 WSM Ammo 01-29-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,041
Posted By D1kco
I have misposted! Just saw Browing and assumed...

I have misposted! Just saw Browing and assumed 22lr.

My humblest apologies!:bthumb:
Forum: 17 WSM Ammo 01-29-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,041
Posted By D1kco
IGNORE! I misread and thought it was about 22lr...

IGNORE! I misread and thought it was about 22lr ammo***

I won't be buying it again, not for my Browning Buckmark anyhow.:bthumb:
Forum: 17 WSM 01-29-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,573
Posted By D1kco
Probably could be a little better. :bthumb:Mine...

Probably could be a little better. :bthumb:Mine is very sensitive to wind, ran about 0.4 MOA more with 28km/h (18mph) gusts.

How's the trigger? Big issue with mine, lightening it improved the feel...
Forum: 17 WSM 01-29-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,573
Posted By D1kco
Geez if you're not happy with that, move it on...

Geez if you're not happy with that, move it on down the road! :D

I have the exact same rifle bar threaded barrel, the factory trigger was absolutely putrid, was worked over by LGS and now very...
Forum: 17 WSM 01-03-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,107
Posted By D1kco
Be interested to hear how yours shoots! Mine very...

Be interested to hear how yours shoots! Mine very good with a trigger job - less than MOA. [emoji1531]

Regards,
Dicko.
Forum: 17 WSM 01-03-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,107
Posted By D1kco
Mine is exactly the same, so is my Ruger Hawkeye....

Mine is exactly the same, so is my Ruger Hawkeye. A bit of play during bolt operation and a reasonable amount of movement with bolt fully to the rear.

It has never been a problem. [emoji1531]
...
Forum: CZ / Brno 01-02-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
Posted By D1kco
I put a Lower spring and shim kit in my 455....

I put a Lower spring and shim kit in my 455. Great improvement.

I have a 452 that I'd like to put a DIP adjustable sear in, however Australian seller has none.

Regards,
Dicko.
Forum: Browning 01-01-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,880
Posted By D1kco
One of these would be nicely balanced it you can...

One of these would be nicely balanced it you can get it low enough.

Needs a compact scope imho.:bthumb:

Leupold VX Freedom rimfire 2-7x33...
Forum: CZ / Brno 12-31-2019, 04:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,052
Posted By D1kco
This was pre-bedding. I couldn't find any more...

This was pre-bedding. I couldn't find any more ammo locally unfortunately to try afterwards, however given the results with 22lr (it was the CZ 455 American combo) things would have improved around...
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 12-28-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,633
Posted By D1kco
The paradigm of common thinking! :yippee: ...

The paradigm of common thinking! :yippee:

There may or may not be evidence to deny or support the benefits of total float vs first inch bedded vs full bed, I just remember when I first started...
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 12-28-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,633
Posted By D1kco
Here is the last job I did on a CZ 455 American....

Here is the last job I did on a CZ 455 American. The streakiness is just where I tried to dye the JB Weld with dye. I was plagued by voids etc (cotton balls may have helped! [emoji23]). Did pillars...
Forum: CZ / Brno 12-27-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,052
Posted By D1kco
My CZ 455 American liked the 30gn Hornady Vmax...

My CZ 455 American liked the 30gn Hornady Vmax offering...
This off a pretty rudimentary rest and slightly gusty conditions.:bthumb:

https://i.imgur.com/85qYBZe.jpg...
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