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Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-09-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,094
Posted By jcc273
Ok - time to get out the less-than-best ammo,...

Ok - time to get out the less-than-best ammo, find some with an uneven 'skirt', and roll them around on the table to see if the noses wobble.

-Jim
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-09-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,094
Posted By jcc273
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It so happens the backstop for my backyard range is 65 yards from my back door, so... looks like the heel expands to barrel dimensions....
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-09-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,094
Posted By jcc273
As in other subjects, isn't what's under the...

As in other subjects, isn't what's under the skirt the most important part?

Ok calm down... I mean the bullet heel - if it's longer than the 'skirt' and expands after clearing the crimp (and if...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 12-10-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 19,245
Posted By jcc273
I left a bit out above - Both Rem. and Win. 22s...

I left a bit out above - Both Rem. and Win. 22s have loose bullet to casing fit. Almost all of them spin, some you can pull the bullet out with fingers only. Besides allowing the bullet seating to...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 12-10-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,513
Posted By jcc273
..And that's why it's secret. If everyone knows...

..And that's why it's secret. If everyone knows the codes, some ammo will never sell, being 'too old' or 'bad lot'.

I have Geco and Norma bought this year - all have 'L' as year code which should...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 12-10-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 19,245
Posted By jcc273
Rem anything seems to have crap brass and powder...

Rem anything seems to have crap brass and powder and I'm not happy with their bullet 'plating' either. Filth quickly jams up actions and chambers and is some of the hardest to clean I've ever seen....
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 10-14-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 218
Posted By jcc273
Bushnell Trophy XLT 4-12x40 Objective outside...

Bushnell Trophy XLT 4-12x40
Objective outside diameter = 2.055" or 52.2mm
Occular outside diameter = 1.720" or 43.7mm

Mine came with Butler Creek flip up caps which is ridiculous on an AO...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 10-02-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By jcc273
The Hawke rings are supposed to be flippable. A...

The Hawke rings are supposed to be flippable. A set I bought (#22107) were drilled wrong and would not flip. I tried to use them anyway - not a good idea.

I replaced them and my ancient Ruger...
Forum: Shooting Accessories 09-15-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By jcc273
Ok before everyone jumps on me I know it should...

Ok before everyone jumps on me I know it should be ~10 from muzzle, but I shoot from my porch and did not have a tripod. So, I originally set the chrony up close to the target and recorded a bunch of...
Forum: Shooting Accessories 09-15-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By jcc273
Well - the question is no longer important. There...

Well - the question is no longer important. There is now a hole where the 'y' in 'Chrony' used to be, and bits of LCD and circuit board are hanging out of the smashed plastic.

Turns out that when...
Forum: Winchester 09-07-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By jcc273
The thought crossed my mind, but these ones don't...

The thought crossed my mind, but these ones don't seem to fit backward well enough to use.

-Jim
Forum: Winchester 09-07-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By jcc273
Thanks for the replies. All 3 mags that I...

Thanks for the replies.

All 3 mags that I have are 5 round, 1 original 2 rib with Winchester trademark that came with the rifle, and now 2 aftermarket 3 rib, no markings, that I got from Numrich....
Forum: Winchester 09-07-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By jcc273
More info - I took it out of the stock, installed...

More info - I took it out of the stock, installed the magazine and cycled the 5 rounds. Same result - last round needed 'help' into the chamber. two rounds have 'cuts' into the nose of the bullet...
Forum: Winchester 09-07-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By jcc273
69A feeding issues

My dad sent me an old basic Win69a - no scope grooves and leaf rear/post front sights, rear swept bolt-handle, and grooved trigger, no chrome anywhere, so early '54? .

It had a small amount of...
Forum: Shooting Accessories 09-02-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By jcc273
Old Shooting Chrony questions.

I was at a flea-market and found an old red Shooting Chrony for $5. I put a new 9v battery in it, and it works. This is older than current spec so I can't find much in the way of manuals etc. I...
Forum: .22WMR Ammunition 08-24-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,990
Posted By jcc273
Angry Teens-early 20s: Worked on military jets without...

Teens-early 20s: Worked on military jets without earpro - very small loss.
Early 20s to early 40s: Shot often without earpro - no noticeable loss.
Early 40s: went to indoor range with just foam...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 08-24-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,469
Posted By jcc273
I just acquired 250 rounds of yellow jackets -...

I just acquired 250 rounds of yellow jackets - nostalgia and curiosity got the better of me but good sense made me limit it to half a brick - at about $0.08 per round.

Early 80's through early...
Forum: CZ / Brno 08-14-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,327
Posted By jcc273
If you bought some really poor bulk, this has the...

If you bought some really poor bulk, this has the added benefit of sifting out the worst rounds. If they won't fit the plastic, they won't fit your chamber.

It's amazing some of the stuff that...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 07-10-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By jcc273
Bought one of those that have a rod that fits...

Bought one of those that have a rod that fits down the barrel with different adapters for barrel sizes. I think the kit was ~$50 at the time. I set it in the barrel of a .177 pellet gun barrel and...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 07-10-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By jcc273
I recently got a Lyman borecam. Looked down my GM...

I recently got a Lyman borecam. Looked down my GM 10/22 barrel and was horrified. Tool marks and chatter everywhere, but it turns out my boresnake and CLP cleaning method works ok. And the gun...
Forum: Shooting Accessories 07-03-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 907
Posted By jcc273
So, did anyone buy one of these? 3.9mm should...

So, did anyone buy one of these? 3.9mm should work in a .17 or .177 barrel, but the site only talks about 'ar15' barrels. Will this fit .17 (4.5mm)?

-Jim
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-28-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,158
Posted By jcc273
The Blazer 40 gr. I just bought is less than...

The Blazer 40 gr. I just bought is less than 4cents per round (F09AA05 in ink). Like Al I've led a sheltered life, never shot a round of it in any of my guns - until today (150 rounds through my...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-04-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,453
Posted By jcc273
I'm working through my first brick of geco...

I'm working through my first brick of geco semi-auto. Neither my cz 452 nor my 10/22 find it very accurate. I'll try rifle, and maybe later another brick of semi-auto, but only because of the good...
Forum: Open Rimfire 05-28-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,313
Posted By jcc273
If you've ever fired bulk ammo through a .22...

If you've ever fired bulk ammo through a .22 revolver (single six for me) you can illustrate the carbon ring x6 pretty easily. The chambers each build up a crud ring at the case/bullet junction...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 05-24-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,456
Posted By jcc273
Winchester M-22, ~10 of them with no primer in...

Winchester M-22, ~10 of them with no primer in ~1500 rouunds - 2 lots. After the 3rd one I pulled them apart, dumped out the powder and checked. No primer.

There were also many with partial primer...
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