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Forum: Open Rimfire 12-18-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,355
Posted By Quest
Stuffed animals

Trumpy Bears or Pelosi Pillows for the stuffed animal prizes... the winner picks his or hers or its (in the case of a gender fluid being.)

I had another thought. This gallery could catch on much...
Forum: Open Rimfire 12-18-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,355
Posted By Quest
Shooting gallery

Okay, trying to be positive here, instead of just knocking the OPís idea as I did earlier...

A place where cheaper ammo and less than perfect rifles can be used together is in some form of a...
Forum: Open Rimfire 12-16-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,355
Posted By Quest
Everybodyís a Winner or is that Whiner?

So we hold a match with a serious entry fee... say $250, and give all who enter a 3 foot tall trophy costing $100. Of course it should be made in China. They could all name the match and the year....
Forum: Open Rimfire 12-16-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 11,355
Posted By Quest
Cheap Ammo Match

If the idea of a match where everyone uses cheap ammo, or the same lot of cheap ammo is so appealing, go for it. Go start such a league or club match. IMHO it wont go anywhere. It would for certain...
Forum: CZ / Brno 12-03-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,795
Posted By Quest

This thread about the 455 is dead-on. Much of it applies well to other slender for-end rifles. The points about trying a strong hold is correct even on bench rifles. Some competitors even bungee...
Forum: Ultimate 10/22 11-26-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,968
Posted By Quest

10/22ís are finicky, at least when you seek ultimate accuracy. Iíve got two of Larryís beautiful bench rest stocks. The first was not pillared. The second was. The first is on a stock Ruger heavy...
Forum: Rifle 10-30-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,959
Posted By Quest
I love 6.5x55

I have 3 of these. 1 is a Swede Mauser in 6.5x55. 2 My favorite is a Sako safari with laminated stock. Itís a bit heavy so it recoils less than a .243. 3 I also have a newer Sako with matte blueing...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-22-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,406
Posted By Quest
Smile Stretching out .22lr to long distances

I am as opinionated as most. But I take a scientific approach to ammo testing. So, this is from my experiences...

If it isnít accurate at 50 yards, its isnít going to improve at 100 yards.

Forum: 10/22 Stocks - Making & Modifying 09-28-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,134
Posted By Quest
Yes, She Will Be Mine!

This stock is too pretty and way too sexy for the rest of you. Yes, she will be mine. Quit looking at her! Lol

She will be dressed in a Lilja 21Ē varmint barrel, a Volquartsen receiver and bolt...
Forum: Fun Matches 09-28-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By Quest
.22 Rimfire Fun Match Sunday October 6

Our Greenville Gun Club .22 Rimfire (.22Long Rifle only) fun matches are going strong. They are held the first Sunday of most months. There will be one on 10/6/2019. Read all my earlier messages for...
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 09-06-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By Quest
New Firing Pin for Old Turbo

I have an early Turbo, serial number below 100. I love this rifle, but after much diagnostic work, I have concluded that I either need a new firing pin or need to reshape the existing one where it...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-04-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,328
Posted By Quest
Chipping Away with No Positive Result

Every change like this merchandizing change at Walmart, and little nit-picky new laws that may come along will do nothing to reduce crime, gun crime, knife crime or automotive crime for that matter....
Forum: 10/22 Barrels - Factory & Aftermarket 08-22-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,651
Posted By Quest

Steve and others in (as you put it) the Peopleís Republic of Kalifornia...

I love how you went ahead and listed the not so distant future commie name for the State of CA as your location. I wonder...
Forum: 10/22 Barrels - Factory & Aftermarket 08-21-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,651
Posted By Quest
10/22 barrel

I have one of those Ruger 10/22ís with the spiral outside pattern, heavy barrel on it. Not a bad gun for the approximate $350 it cost me. I have slowly been making changes on it and each change has...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 08-20-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,629
Posted By Quest
Apples, oranges, or what?

Okay, maybe I wasnít clear or quite possibly I missed something and you will enlighten me. I will reword my thesis.

KSS lists Eley Tenex at their ďTexas WarehouseĒ. At that location they list...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 08-19-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,629
Posted By Quest

What is the debate here, people? KSS St. Louis warehouse and Zander’s are the same inventory. KSS Texas is what Killough has at his own site.

The other point well taken is you should get small...
Forum: 10/22 Action 07-29-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,237
Posted By Quest
Dented case, Jam, Volquartsen Rod Out of Position

I had the same problem on my Ruger action with a Volquartsen full size bolt. Every thing was fine for about 300 rounds. I don't know why, but an empty case was mangled and jammed and before I knew it...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-23-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By Quest
Eley Contact in my 10/22

Iíve been working on my 10/22 for a while. I epoxy bedded the action and first three inches of the barrel. That surely helped improve the performance of this rig as did the bench rest stock by Larry...
Forum: CZ / Brno 06-14-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 36,330
Posted By Quest
Getting Better

Of my .22lr rifles that should be of decent accuracy, my CZ 455 is number 10 out of 10. It's the worst. I know that a lot of folks have very accurate 455's, and some have the opposite. Mine is the...
Forum: Anschutz 06-07-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,650
Posted By Quest
Long Time Love For Anschutz

When I moved up from a Rem 540x to Anschutz 64, my world changed. I started winning matches. Hell I started winning at Judo, too. Awe, but that was 1969, when I was 13. In the 1980's I bought a 54...
Forum: CZ / Brno 06-06-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,709
Posted By Quest
Be Happy

To the OP: if like your name and as stated in you discussion your goal is shooting squirrels, it looks like your rig and ammo are good enough.

As for target potential, your CZ will do better with...
Forum: Hunting 04-15-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 745
Posted By Quest
Your choice

1) This could be a bear track, where the bear slipped in the mud.
2) this could be the ever elusive beer track; a beer is a bear and a deer molded together or two drunk guys with a stick making...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-28-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,483
Posted By Quest
Awe 2017, it was quite a year

Back in '17, I think they had supplied copious quantities of whiskey or beer to the production and q.c. personnel at the big E. None of the lots I tested then were very good and I always found better...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-28-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,483
Posted By Quest
Testing Lots

Kenny, thanks for your thoughtful, insightful response. A few more thoughts from my inexperience...

The listed average velocity of Eley ammo has almost no correlation to the velocity results in my...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-27-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,483
Posted By Quest

Great targets. Indoors?
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