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Forum: RFC Community Forum Yesterday, 03:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,502
Posted By wmrike
Mine are worn out before before they get very...

Mine are worn out before before they get very faded. When they get to looking bedraggled, I just wear them the short amount of extra time it takes them to fall off me.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-01-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,154
Posted By wmrike
Nice flight school!

Nice flight school!
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-26-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,018
Posted By wmrike
Me? No. In a nutshell, I think it boils down to...

Me? No. In a nutshell, I think it boils down to good guns are built for the long haul, and serious shooters take care of their equipment.

I shoot trap, and used to shoot smallbore, both...
Forum: Reloading 07-23-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 446
Posted By wmrike
My every experience with 30-06 and .308 U.S....

My every experience with 30-06 and .308 U.S. military brass is that it is v durable. If you are starting out and want to get your feet on the ground, it's good stuff. It tends to take more case...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 07-22-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 503
Posted By wmrike
Nick7274 is thinking along the same lines as I...

Nick7274 is thinking along the same lines as I am. Look for a good used scope. You might be able to find a fixed power Leupold, but my preference would be for a Weaver RV7 or 9. If it will be used...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-18-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,252
Posted By wmrike
Very well could be. I went to school with the...

Very well could be. I went to school with the kid whose father invented the little rivet that makes the pop-top possible. That was back in the sixties. My father played golf with the old man and...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-17-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 6,971
Posted By wmrike
I might have been 20, and bought a '66 Corvair...

I might have been 20, and bought a '66 Corvair Corsa. Everything went swimmingly until I arrived at a stop sign on a steep uphil. That's where the learning began.
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 07-10-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By wmrike
If you want accuracy, you have to address the...

If you want accuracy, you have to address the issue of parallax, not fudge it. Either adjust the optics to an optimal range, or get an AO scope.

The other thing is that a centerfire scope will...
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-04-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 938
Posted By wmrike
Using a single zero, then holding over or under...

Using a single zero, then holding over or under is not as easy as it sounds. Your groups will open up on the range, and in the field your hold over/under will depend on your ability to gauge...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 07-03-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,718
Posted By wmrike
I've not shot competitively for two years, but at...

I've not shot competitively for two years, but at the last match I attended there were two Unertls - one mine and one belonging to an ex-AMU. The AMU guy has one of everything, so his using the...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-02-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 968
Posted By wmrike
I have frequented the Wind River area for over 50...

I have frequented the Wind River area for over 50 years. I was last out there in 2017, I think it was. At the top of my list was a hike to the top of the Pinnacles (11,400') adjacent to Brooks...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-02-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 826
Posted By wmrike
Anything can be treated like a shovel, but it's...

Anything can be treated like a shovel, but it's just so easy to keep a gun in nice condition, inside and out. Why not?

Slightly off topic, but what really riles me are people who treat their guns...
Forum: Shooting Accessories 07-02-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 770
Posted By wmrike
Rig. The name says it all - rust inhibiting...

Rig. The name says it all - rust inhibiting grease.
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 07-02-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 572
Posted By wmrike
That alcohol wipe thing kinda' creeps me out,...

That alcohol wipe thing kinda' creeps me out, man.

Lacquer was the original finish, probably with some color mixed in. It's easy and reliable. Lacquer isn't the most durable, but most every...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-30-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,214
Posted By wmrike
Easy. Budweiser and Bud Lite. I can handle...

Easy. Budweiser and Bud Lite. I can handle everything else I can think of.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-28-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,299
Posted By wmrike
About 35-40 years ago I looked hard at this whole...

About 35-40 years ago I looked hard at this whole new car/used car/when to replace thing. I compiled a database of new and used car prices, maintenance and repair, then turned the crank. Turned out...
Forum: CZ / Brno 06-27-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By wmrike
Umm, Bounty.

Umm, Bounty.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-22-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,001
Posted By wmrike
I have shot both the old green box and the new...

I have shot both the old green box and the new white, and found them to be comparable. Generically, I consider the white box to be high-performance ammo, not Tenex, but very good. The one lot of...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-19-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By wmrike
I have most of a case of some v old Aguila HV HP....

I have most of a case of some v old Aguila HV HP. It will shoot 1.25" ten-shot groups at 100 yds out of my match rifle. It's good stuff in my book.

I have a case that I bought in the last year...
Forum: Open Rimfire 06-18-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,899
Posted By wmrike
My father and uncle bought a Remington 12C in the...

My father and uncle bought a Remington 12C in the early 1920s, and that was my first go at a .22, sometime in the mid-1950s. It probably had a pretty steady diet of corrosive priming and maybe a...
Forum: Anschutz 06-11-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By wmrike
I have used Eley, RWS, and Lapua, and prefer them...

I have used Eley, RWS, and Lapua, and prefer them in that order.

I have never bought into the notion that a particular brand of gun or individual gun "likes" a particular brand of ammo. Accuracy...
Forum: Open Rimfire 06-05-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,562
Posted By wmrike
Snakes to make you feel good about your bore,...

Snakes to make you feel good about your bore, rods and brushes to get it clean.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 05-07-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,161
Posted By wmrike
My son used to advertise throwaways-at-the-curb...

My son used to advertise throwaways-at-the-curb on Craigs, and it would all be gone by noon. He quit that after a while, however, because people would knock on his door at 11:00 in the morning,...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 05-03-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,437
Posted By wmrike
It looks like a combination of corrosion and lube...

It looks like a combination of corrosion and lube garf. Since the ammo is Tenex, a reasonable assumption would be that it would be used in a good gun, i.e. one with a snug chamber. With all that...
Forum: Long Range Rimfire 04-30-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,628
Posted By wmrike
There's a national champion out there who does...

There's a national champion out there who does tons of testing and maintains that some lots will shoot smaller MOA at 100 yds than at 50. I dunno, but he's got way more experience than me.
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