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Forum: Mark I 09-18-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By farscott
I suggest removing and installing the recoil...

I suggest removing and installing the recoil spring assembly, checking that the half moon section is fully seated in the notch. Also make sure the rear portion through which the bolt stop pin passes...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 08-17-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,727
Posted By farscott
Still use .22 Short, including in a fifteen-inch...

Still use .22 Short, including in a fifteen-inch Contender barrel topped with a Leupold M8 8X AO that is my small game hunting pistol. I also use some in a Remington 552. I really like the CCI...
Forum: Mark II 08-09-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,251
Posted By farscott
I use Mark III and Mark IV magazines in my...

I use Mark III and Mark IV magazines in my Standard and Mark II pistols all of the time.
Forum: Mark II 08-09-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,251
Posted By farscott
Yes, Mark III and Mark IV magazines will work in...

Yes, Mark III and Mark IV magazines will work in a Mark II.
Forum: Mark II 08-08-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,251
Posted By farscott
These will work in Mark II pistols and are $19.99...

These will work in Mark II pistols and are $19.99 each when not on sale. https://www.cdnnsports.com/magazines/mkiii-22lr-10rd-ruger.html
Forum: Mark I 08-08-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By farscott
S&W M41 is not drop safe as it is basically the...

S&W M41 is not drop safe as it is basically the same design as the Walther Olympia target pistols from the 1930s.

The Ruger SR22 has a firing pin block (parts 44 and 45 in exploded schematic) and...
Forum: Mark I 08-06-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By farscott
No, the Standard pistol is not drop safe. The...

No, the Standard pistol is not drop safe. The owner's manual even warns about the possibility of an unintentional discharge with a chambered round, the hammer cocked, and the safety OFF. There is...
Forum: NFA Forum 07-11-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,219
Posted By farscott
It appears the pressure exerted on the cartridge...

It appears the pressure exerted on the cartridge case is increasing from the suppressor back pressure. Things to check:

1) Try running HV ammo with the suppressor. If the issue goes away, the...
Forum: Volquartsen 07-08-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By farscott
Yes, Volquartsen made a version of the...

Yes, Volquartsen made a version of the Competition Bolt for the Mark III that allowed the LCI to remain intact and functional. I have one in one of my pistols. It was discontinued sometime after...
Forum: FrankenRugers 07-01-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By farscott
This is a hard one to value as most people will...

This is a hard one to value as most people will not pay a pittance for the upper or the bolt. The VQ lower is worth much more than the upper and bolt combined. But the market for the bolts has...
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-01-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By farscott
My anecdotal experience with the S&W SW22 Victory...

My anecdotal experience with the S&W SW22 Victory suggests buying something else. I had to bend the ejector so it would consistently eject, tighten the screw for the polymer sight rail, and now I am...
Forum: Charger 06-30-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By farscott
Unfortunately barrel threading quality cannot be...

Unfortunately barrel threading quality cannot be ascertained via pictures. The big issues are is the threading concentric with the bore and are the threads perpendicular to the bore. If either is...
Forum: Other Auto loading Pistols (Victory/M&P/22A/22S/2206/2214/422/622) 06-29-2021, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By farscott
Mine does the same thing. What I have noticed is...

Mine does the same thing. What I have noticed is the hammer seems to be lodged in the fired position, and the slide cannot travel because the hammer will not move. What I have also noticed is the...
Forum: Other Auto loading Pistols (Victory/M&P/22A/22S/2206/2214/422/622) 06-27-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By farscott
Here is what I like about mine. The target was...

Here is what I like about mine. The target was shot on my backyard range at a distance of 25 yards. It shot pretty low (the holes on the bottom of the can) and I walked the red dot adjustments up...
Forum: Other Auto loading Pistols (Victory/M&P/22A/22S/2206/2214/422/622) 06-26-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By farscott
My Victory Performance Center carbon fiber has...

My Victory Performance Center carbon fiber has been a frustrating pistol. The screw holding the optic rail backed out a bit, causing the groups to open. I got that solved. Then I had to deal with...
Forum: Mark I 06-26-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,739
Posted By farscott
Using the thumb to stop the bolt from starting to...

Using the thumb to stop the bolt from starting to move is something I have done for close to forty years. There is no risk as long as the thumb is firmly pressed to the bolt. The bolt cannot be...
Forum: Open Rimfire 06-20-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 17,723
Posted By farscott
Mine is a Winchester 75 Sporter made in 1941.

Mine is a Winchester 75 Sporter made in 1941.
Forum: Open Rimfire 06-20-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,412
Posted By farscott
I agree that the amount of blowback debris...

I agree that the amount of blowback debris suggests the brass is not obturating enough to seal the chamber. If other ammo does not do this, it might be worth measuring the diameter of the GB as well...
Forum: Mark I 06-13-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By farscott
The original chromed base magazines were a steal...

The original chromed base magazines were a steal at $20 each as those usually trade at closer to $50 each. I like the older magazines but lately I have been using ten-round Mark II magazines in both...
Forum: Mark I 06-11-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,108
Posted By farscott
The Mark II Standard price has been reduced to...

The Mark II Standard price has been reduced to $450 the last time I looked at it during a Memorial Day sale. Today the price is back up to $540. I think the issue is that a new Mark IV can be had...
Forum: Mark I 06-09-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,628
Posted By farscott
The OP has an example of my Ruger grail pistol, a...

The OP has an example of my Ruger grail pistol, a "Made in the 200th Year of American Liberty" RST-6. That was a fine purchase in 1977. I was not old enough to buy one then and had access to my...
Forum: Mark I 06-07-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 877
Posted By farscott
I think the reputation the Standard-pattern...

I think the reputation the Standard-pattern pistols have as difficult to field strip and reassemble lead to them not being taken down for cleaning. Many of them probably got sprayed with brake...
Forum: Mark I 06-02-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,108
Posted By farscott
That should have sold for $225 by now. Heck, I...

That should have sold for $225 by now. Heck, I saw a rusty Norinco 1911 sell for a lot more than that. Covered with rust, missing the magazine, and it sold for more than $400. I looked at a...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 05-29-2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By farscott
I get it; I really do. The good news is another...

I get it; I really do. The good news is another barrel assembly can be procured and a rail mounted to it. But that will be costly. I purchased a NIW 5.875" (125mm) International barrel with rear...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 05-29-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By farscott
Hate to think it, but the best and most economic...

Hate to think it, but the best and most economic answer might be to sell the Nomad and get a Buck Mark or Ruger Mark IV with an OEM rail and a red dot with the Nomad sale proceeds.
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