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Forum: Appleseed 09-12-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By Eagle0199
Best way for me to stay hydrated is a Camelbak,...

Best way for me to stay hydrated is a Camelbak, filled with ice cubes and then topped off with water. Stays cold and thus more palatable, somewhat cools along the back and helps keep your core...
Forum: Shooting Accessories 09-12-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By Eagle0199
Egg Crate, PickNPluck, or Regular Foam?

For those of you that regularly use hard rifle cases, what is your preference for the inside foam? I'm thinking that egg crate style would be most universal but possibly wouldn't secure as well. ...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-06-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By Eagle0199
As others have said, grounds seem to be a...

As others have said, grounds seem to be a continuing problem. On one vehicle I found the ground wire from the bumper plug to the frame (on the vehicle) was bad. multimeter showed continuity but it...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-06-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 663
Posted By Eagle0199
Louisiana car plates start at $20 for 2 years for...

Louisiana car plates start at $20 for 2 years for a vehicle that is valued under $10,000 and then there is a sliding scale that goes up to $82 for two years for a vehicle valued from $40,500 to...
Forum: Test Forum 09-05-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 475
Posted By Eagle0199
I keep a hatchet packed in my tent bag, good to...

I keep a hatchet packed in my tent bag, good to pound stakes, cut small limbs, split firewood. And an old piece of indoor/outdoor carpet to place in front of the tent door, keeps from tracking dirt...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 09-02-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By Eagle0199
Exactly what ltcnav said! I'm nearsighted,...

Exactly what ltcnav said! I'm nearsighted, trifocals, astigmatism, glaucoma, and left eye dominent/right handed. I've had an "occupational bifocal" placed in my right glasses lens. Think of it as...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-02-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,014
Posted By Eagle0199
My Dad was a teacher, activated for WWII and then...

My Dad was a teacher, activated for WWII and then again for the Korean War for a total of 12 years of active service then another 18 years of Army Reserves. I was an army brat in the 50's and...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-29-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By Eagle0199
Turn the ignition switch on, then take a pair of...

Turn the ignition switch on, then take a pair of pliers and use the handles to jumper from one of the large solenoid terminals to the other. If the motor turns over and starts then the problem is...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 08-26-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 653
Posted By Eagle0199
Harbor Freight tarp (at $2.99) over the bench...

Harbor Freight tarp (at $2.99) over the bench when not in use?
...
Forum: Pay It Forward 08-16-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,291
Posted By Eagle0199
Not entering but appreciate your generosity. ...

Not entering but appreciate your generosity. Thanks for the reminder about PIF, I'm sure I'll have something to post soon.
Forum: 10/22 Action 08-15-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 948
Posted By Eagle0199
If you feel like you need something in the...

If you feel like you need something in the chamber to cushion the firing pin contact just make your own out of a tripple-flange rubber ear plug. Cut off the two center flanges and leave the flange...
Forum: Remington 08-13-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By Eagle0199
I totally agree with others here, keep them for...

I totally agree with others here, keep them for the future. They are probably worth more than their sale value indicates. I've held on to a 75, Olympic, International, and Palma for future use,...
Forum: Remington 08-13-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By Eagle0199
Remington Model 33 Bolt

Anyone have input on where to find a bolt for a Remington 33 rifle? I have a 33 that was a gift several years ago, probably because the bolt is missing. Best I can tell the value of a complete...
Forum: Anything 10/22 08-04-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By Eagle0199
Guideline I use for someone else's build: basic...

Guideline I use for someone else's build: basic rifle - $200, stock - $100. barrel - $100, internals - $100, scope - $100. So total would $600 for value. Pawn shop would try to give 200-300 (or...
Forum: High Standard 07-28-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,642
Posted By Eagle0199
Love my Hi Standard derringer. I've had it since...

Love my Hi Standard derringer. I've had it since the 70's and have carried it concealed thousands of times, most often in a homemade pocket holster. It shoots 22 LR equally as well as mag rounds. ...
Forum: 10/22 Stocks - Factory & Aftermarket 07-18-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By Eagle0199
The low set has 1/4 and 1/2 inch risers. The...

The low set has 1/4 and 1/2 inch risers. The high set has 1/2 and 3/4 inch risers. My 10/22 has a Bushnell with medium rings. My grandson (11) uses the 3/4 riser but that's too high for me. I...
Forum: Anything 10/22 07-12-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By Eagle0199
Can't See The Forest for the Trees

I'm a long-time (read: Old) shooter but mostly military and Highpower rifle. This last year I helped my grandson set up a 10/22 for CMP Sporter matches and this has been a learning experience. I've...
Forum: Factory Stock 10/22's 07-11-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By Eagle0199
I had a similar choice lately. With brand new...

I had a similar choice lately. With brand new ones going for $219 at Academy, local pawn shop was trying to sell one at 200. I bought the new one. I don't think I would pay over $150 for a used...
Forum: CZ / Brno 07-07-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,861
Posted By Eagle0199
I bought one at a sale around Christmas 2018,...

I bought one at a sale around Christmas 2018, should have gotten more. I'm watching, check almost daily.
Forum: CZ / Brno 07-06-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By Eagle0199
Has anyone looked in-depth at the possibility of...

Has anyone looked in-depth at the possibility of the flutes causing uneven heating of the barrel and resulting inconsistancy? A reasonable assumption would seem to indicate that a non fluted barrel...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-24-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By Eagle0199
Eley Tenex - Shoot, Hoard, or Swap?

Most of my .22 shooting these days involves the grandkids, both informal plinking and 4H competition. Rifles are a couple of 10/22's and a Win 190, several modest pistols. Nothing fancy or what I'd...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 06-12-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By Eagle0199
Like LeverGunFan said, go to Walmart or some...

Like LeverGunFan said, go to Walmart or some other big box store and look either in the fishing section (for Flambeau & Plano), the hunting section for a latching pistol case, or housewares for a...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 06-12-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By Eagle0199
As near as I can tell it is 18/32 (or 9/16)...

As near as I can tell it is 18/32 (or 9/16) measured on my machinist rule, from the top of the dovetail on the rifle to the center of the sight. I guess this could also be described as the distance...
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 06-10-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,094
Posted By Eagle0199
Champions Choice has a variety of Anschutz...

Champions Choice has a variety of Anschutz buttplates avaiilable:

http://www.champchoice.com/store/Main.aspx?p=CategoryBody&c=FIACAN

They also have other lines of buttplates and accessories:
...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-05-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,082
Posted By Eagle0199
I've carried a Hi Standard 22 Mag over/under...

I've carried a Hi Standard 22 Mag over/under derringer since the 70's, usually with 22 mag snakeshot in the first barrel to fire, then a 22 mag hollowpoint in the second barrel for follow-on if...
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