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Forum: Rifle Today, 11:05 AM
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Posted By gewehrfreund
You first have to know what configuration it is....

You first have to know what configuration it is. You'll find all that here in an article by Lee Newton on his website.
The 280 is one of the rarer calibers for non-prefix rifles; a 3-digit SN makes...
Forum: RFC Community Forum Today, 09:54 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,062
Posted By gewehrfreund
Just back from Malwart on this dreary, damp...

Just back from Malwart on this dreary, damp just-like-every-other-day-for-retired geezers morning. Got everything on the spousal unit's honey-get list plus a few incidental extras.:)

Got to go...
Forum: Rifle Today, 08:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By gewehrfreund
The 3-screw was used on all rifles up to sometime...

The 3-screw was used on all rifles up to sometime in 1976/77, when they switched to the lawyer-calming 2-screw trigger; about the same time they added the barrel warning -- no coincidence.
In order...
Forum: RFC Community Forum Yesterday, 05:03 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,062
Posted By gewehrfreund
Details man. . . .we need details!!!!!!!!!!! ...

Details man. . . .we need details!!!!!!!!!!!








:p
Forum: RFC Community Forum Yesterday, 03:11 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,062
Posted By gewehrfreund
Or, some Playboy type intellectual publication, ...

Or, some Playboy type intellectual publication,


after all he's good at stop motion of things moving away rapidly.


:yippee:
Forum: Rifle Yesterday, 03:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By gewehrfreund
They used Douglas premium barrels up until...

They used Douglas premium barrels up until sometime in the early 1970's, then it was Wilson exclusively (or almost) until they started making their own around 1993. None of Ruger's barrels are marked...
Forum: RFC Community Forum Yesterday, 12:47 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,062
Posted By gewehrfreund
Ha!:D Is one shot technically a...

Ha!:D




Is one shot technically a group?:confused:


Being a curmudgeonly loner, it works for me.:cool:
Forum: Rifle Yesterday, 12:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By gewehrfreund
Pads have changed quite a bit ( or subtly) over...

Pads have changed quite a bit ( or subtly) over the years. The first were the red rounded-edged Pachmayr/Mershon pads. Then in the early '70s, Ruger switched to red sharp-edged Goodyear pads;for a...
Forum: Rifle Yesterday, 11:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By gewehrfreund
:t to all the above. There was a lot more...

:t to all the above. There was a lot more hands-on work on them back then - shaping, checkering and hand applied GB Linspeed finish, plus better metal polishing and bluing. Big difference to how they...
Forum: Rifle Yesterday, 10:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By gewehrfreund
Nice and nice old scope too!:t No fueling...

Nice and nice old scope too!:t No fueling necessary. I have one of those too.:rolleyes: (see below - I usually store mine without scopes)

All's fair in love and firearms, Mr. Sails.:cool:
Forum: RFC Community Forum Yesterday, 09:32 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,062
Posted By gewehrfreund
I'd consider hitting any of those 25 yd birds...

I'd consider hitting any of those 25 yd birds with 7/8 oz loads in cold, windy conditions a major win. I find the 16 yd variety more than challenging with a quarter ounce more shot.
Forum: RFC Community Forum Yesterday, 08:37 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,062
Posted By gewehrfreund
. . . . .and . . . . . ?

. . . . .and . . . . . ?
Forum: Rifle Yesterday, 08:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By gewehrfreund
There's always room for one more!;) For some...

There's always room for one more!;)

For some of the early guns, there were probably as few as 10 or less made. Back then, Ruger would produce pretty much anything you wanted given their chambering...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 12-12-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,062
Posted By gewehrfreund
Well, find out!!!!!:oops: In the mean time, for...

Well, find out!!!!!:oops:
In the mean time, for anyone interested, here's my latest infatuation (caution - not a rimfire)
...
Forum: Rifle 12-12-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 465
Posted By gewehrfreund
New old Ruger No. 1

I am a Ruger single shot aficionado (=nut); especially the early non-prefix examples ('67-'69). I have way too many, but I can't seem to pare down the accumulation. I traded one off a while back and...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 12-12-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,062
Posted By gewehrfreund
I've never had any of the LGBTQ-athlon Fiocchi...

I've never had any of the LGBTQ-athlon Fiocchi fodder that Shirley is hoarding, but I do know that Fiocchi Super Match 320 has been one of the most precise ammanishuns in many of my most precise...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 12-11-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,062
Posted By gewehrfreund
You (and others here) need to read Stephen...

You (and others here) need to read Stephen Hunter's new book, Game of Snipers. Not without a few suspension of disbelief moments/gun factoids, but still overall excellent, like all of his Bob Lee...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 12-11-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,062
Posted By gewehrfreund
For future reference, it also works very well...

For future reference, it also works very well with Berdan thumbs. :bthumb::(
Forum: RFC Community Forum 12-11-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,062
Posted By gewehrfreund
Common merganser, though I admit to being...

Common merganser, though I admit to being ignorant of western species
Forum: RFC Community Forum 12-11-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,062
Posted By gewehrfreund
Are they obtuse angles or 'cute ones? he wondered...

Are they obtuse angles or 'cute ones? he wondered to hisself absently minded.


(and how do you get close enough to a trump to pet one?)
Forum: RFC Community Forum 12-11-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,062
Posted By gewehrfreund
Groan!!! That almost made me choke...

Groan!!!




That almost made me choke on my Flemish.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 12-11-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,062
Posted By gewehrfreund
Probably gut. Seen it but haven't tried it. I do...

Probably gut. Seen it but haven't tried it. I do like the original see-thru version. :)
My thought was . . . might as well drink a Guinness.;)

and besides, I'm never awake at midnight. I wonder...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 12-11-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,062
Posted By gewehrfreund
Is that Dorsey with a lisp? That can work...

Is that Dorsey with a lisp?

That can work both ways, Bubba Rolesville :)


Now we KNOW you're OK


Not too sure about the Mayor, though . . . . .
Forum: RFC Community Forum 12-10-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,062
Posted By gewehrfreund
I have been able to get sub-1" 100 yard groups on...

I have been able to get sub-1" 100 yard groups on a regular basis with many of mine. It's as much load development as it is design features, though forearm pressure is important; especially with the...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 12-10-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 7,062
Posted By gewehrfreund
Well, it's good (or scary) to know that at least...

Well, it's good (or scary) to know that at least one person, who doesn't have me on "ignore", is paying attention.;)

Thanks, but I'm not even on the radar in either numbers or monetary value...
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