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Forum: Rimfire Handguns 10-11-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By 12Bravo
I have had my GSG conversion slide for 6-7 years...

I have had my GSG conversion slide for 6-7 years now. I think I finally wore it out after lots of rounds through it. The slide stop notch is peened over enough now that with the slide locked back,...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 10-07-2021, 09:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,470
Posted By 12Bravo
I worked as a machinist and tool and die maker....

I worked as a machinist and tool and die maker. We did not use any CNC machines since most of what we worked on were one off's. I went through machinist school while in the Army and all the machines...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 10-07-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,470
Posted By 12Bravo
Unfortunately I no longer have access to machine...

Unfortunately I no longer have access to machine shop equipment since I retired. Making the mods like I described would be very easy for me to do.
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 10-06-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,470
Posted By 12Bravo
It can be done and I fully understand where you...

It can be done and I fully understand where you are coming from with the spring compression. We just need to figure out the best solution to keep everything together when you remove the bolt from the...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 10-06-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,470
Posted By 12Bravo
I have thought of that. And a cap like on the...

I have thought of that. And a cap like on the Chiappa guide rod will work on the CMMG bolt. On both systems the actual guide rod is recessed in some and not flush with the end of the bolt. Plus the...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 10-06-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,470
Posted By 12Bravo
Okay I think I figured out a solution but it will...

Okay I think I figured out a solution but it will require some machining. You will have to make a new guide rod that is threaded on both ends and also will need a small cap like on the Chiappa guide...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 10-06-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,470
Posted By 12Bravo
Okay after looking at one of my CMMG bolts, I...

Okay after looking at one of my CMMG bolts, I don't see a good solution to hold everything together after modifying to to work with the Keystone barrel. I personally would try a set screw in the...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 10-06-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,470
Posted By 12Bravo
Glad that I could help. I know that the TacSol...

Glad that I could help. I know that the TacSol and Chiappa bolts are slightly different from each other and both are a different length than the CMMG bolts.

After watching the video on how to...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 10-06-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,470
Posted By 12Bravo
Hopefully my photos helped out. It looks...

Hopefully my photos helped out.

It looks like to remove the recoil spring assembly on the Chiappa that I have to push out the two roll pins to relieve spring tension and then unscrew the cap from...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 10-06-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,470
Posted By 12Bravo
Here are s few photos of how the recoil spring...

Here are s few photos of how the recoil spring sits and is held in place. As you can see the back of the recoil spring rod has a very small shoulder that sits into the back plate of the bolt. The...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 10-06-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,470
Posted By 12Bravo
I know the Tacsol and Chiappa designs are a bit...

I know the Tacsol and Chiappa designs are a bit different. But I can take some photos if you think it will help you. I have a Chiappa bolt and barrel (threw away the poly upper) that I run and use...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 10-04-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By 12Bravo
Hey now you are making bit sound like I am an old...

Hey now you are making bit sound like I am an old codger or something! :D

Actually most of the star light scopes we were using at that time were from the Vietnam War. Unless of course one was...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 09-29-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,690
Posted By 12Bravo
Parts are few and far between for the...

Parts are few and far between for the Savage/Stevens/Springfield Model 15/120/125. Numrich is usually the best bet but they have been out of stock for some time now.
Forum: Savage/Stevens 09-29-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,690
Posted By 12Bravo
The bolt body should have an indention to keep...

The bolt body should have an indention to keep the cocking piece from spinning.

here are a couple of photos to show the indention.
Forum: Savage/Stevens 09-28-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By 12Bravo
Use the ammo that your rifle shoots best. You...

Use the ammo that your rifle shoots best. You might get lucky at your rifle will shoot several different brands/bullets weights good ro you might find it only likes one to two brands.

I have had...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 09-24-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By 12Bravo
I have a Tandemkross Game Changer Pro which is on...

I have a Tandemkross Game Changer Pro which is on my Kel-Tec CP33. When shooting CCI Mini Mags and Aquila Super Extra, I do notice a difference.
Forum: Savage/Stevens 09-22-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By 12Bravo
I wonder how much of a difference the Tandemkross...

I wonder how much of a difference the Tandemkross Game Changer Pro would make on a rifle. I know it helps on 22lr pistols.
Forum: Savage/Stevens 09-22-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By 12Bravo
I am still curious if the OP's rifle is an older...

I am still curious if the OP's rifle is an older smooth receiver or a newer one with the 3/8" dovetail cut from the factory.

If his rifle has the 3/8" dovetail then he is good to go and can use...
Forum: .17HM2 09-22-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,252
Posted By 12Bravo
I enjoy using the 17m2 for squirrels, especially...

I enjoy using the 17m2 for squirrels, especially once the leaves fall. One word of caution: head shots only if you like to eat squirrels. Or at least that has always been my experience with the 17...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 09-21-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By 12Bravo
There is no way to mount a scope on some of the...

There is no way to mount a scope on some of the early made Model 15/120 rifles without drilling and tapping. Later Savage started machining a standard 3/8" dovetail into the receivers. If your rifle...
Forum: .17HM2 09-17-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,307
Posted By 12Bravo
Yes the GLV is left handed with the heavy varmint...

Yes the GLV is left handed with the heavy varmint barrel. Unfortunately Savage hasn't offered any left hand MkII rifles in 17m2 in a few years. For the last couple of years the only left handed MkII...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 09-15-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By 12Bravo
I was able to score a second complete G44 slide...

I was able to score a second complete G44 slide and I ended up putting in on an 80% Freedom Wolf frame from Lone Wolf Distributing. I love the Freedom Wolf frame (it is the same as the 100% Timber...
Forum: .17HM2 09-15-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,307
Posted By 12Bravo
I have an older pre E-Reciever MkII GLV in 17m2...

I have an older pre E-Reciever MkII GLV in 17m2 and it has been very accurate for me out to 100 yards. When I use it for squirrels, I try to take head shots only since I like to eat them tree rats....
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 09-15-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By 12Bravo
Thank you for the honest and unbiased...

Thank you for the honest and unbiased review/opinion. Too many times we get people that love one brand and hate the other that want to bash what they don't like.

And I agree that one will NOT go...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 09-15-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By 12Bravo
Savage factory specs is 15 inch pounds for all...

Savage factory specs is 15 inch pounds for all rimfire rifles no matter what stock is used. And I still use 15 inch pounds on my Boyds laminate and aftermarket Rhineland leopard stocks with DIP...
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