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Forum: Centerfire 01-17-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By SillyMike
Shooting factory ammo to save brass to reload...

Shooting factory ammo to save brass to reload further down the road?

Sure, but why not starting to reload right away
- Save some $$ (or shoot more)
- Shoot better ammo, suited to your rifle
...
Forum: Centerfire 01-17-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By SillyMike
Why not reload? The little 22 hornet has to be...

Why not reload? The little 22 hornet has to be the easier round to load for... 12.5gr-13.0gr of Lil-gun, with your favorite bullets (30gr-45gr) seems to work good... Seriously :cool:
Forum: Air Rifles 01-17-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,460
Posted By SillyMike
It's been a few years since I played with a LGR,...

It's been a few years since I played with a LGR, but I found cocking the FWB easier (more natural) than the LGR only because the FWB was a "down" stroke vs the LGR "up" stroke.

Walther changed...
Forum: Winchester 52 01-16-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By SillyMike
When I bought my Browning M52 in 1992. I had the...

When I bought my Browning M52 in 1992. I had the bolt re-bent to clear the scope, had to modify the inletting of the stock... It was well worth it to have a good cheek-weld
Forum: Air Rifles 01-16-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,460
Posted By SillyMike
If you go with a PCP, you might want to check...

If you go with a PCP, you might want to check with your league what's their point of view about the 10 years cylinder certification.

Is your club affiliated with the CMP?
If so, you might want to...
Forum: Air Rifles 01-16-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By SillyMike
Still cheaper than a Steyr Pro-X ;) ...

Still cheaper than a Steyr Pro-X ;)

https://www.airrifle.co.za/imagestore/2019/03/FwsmQYB-1.jpg
Forum: Browning 01-16-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By SillyMike
Fun adult-sized 22lr bolt gun... I like mine,...

Fun adult-sized 22lr bolt gun... I like mine, minute-of-pop-can accurate :cool:
Available in 2 grades. Basic (with sights) or Gold Medallion (without sights)
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 12-02-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,611
Posted By SillyMike
Different time, different individuals. I...

Different time, different individuals.

I have the same reaction as you when I see people spending over $1,000 on a Garand or Enfield...
- I remember them being $200 or less rifles

Wish I...
Forum: Rifle 11-23-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By SillyMike
They're fun little gun. Basically a mini-Mauser. ...

They're fun little gun. Basically a mini-Mauser.

You could also look for information on the Krico 400, basically the same rifle.
Spare magazines are kind of scares and $$.

Mine seems to like...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 11-23-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By SillyMike
Gee :eek: $125US for a plastic magazine... I...

Gee :eek: $125US for a plastic magazine... I should have stocked-up when I got my 7-2. I can't remember the price of the 10rds, but the 5rds where $15/piece.

Anyway, I tried the marlin-mod, and...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 10-22-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,334
Posted By SillyMike
Turned out pretty good :bthumb:

Turned out pretty good :bthumb:
Forum: Long Range Rimfire 09-17-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By SillyMike
On the plus side... The Ruger comes in some...

On the plus side...

The Ruger comes in some spiffy colour:D
- They're not a big investment
- Should you be one of the not-so-lucky guy that ends up with a so-so accurate rifle. Replacement...
Forum: Long Range Rimfire 09-09-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By SillyMike
If you're not in a rush... wait for the MDT...

If you're not in a rush... wait for the MDT Christmas sale.
Forum: Open Rimfire 08-13-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,505
Posted By SillyMike
A metal BB magazine would be interesting......

A metal BB magazine would be interesting... :bthumb:
- ABolt 22lr mags.
- Hammerli 208 (even though it's easy to modify a S&W M41 mag to work)
- Sako P94
- Original Steyr Zephir (not sure how...
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 08-12-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,393
Posted By SillyMike
Nice rifle! For the last few years, my 22's...

Nice rifle!

For the last few years, my 22's have been getting the most use. My "logic" is you can call it that
- Cost of ammo
- I enjoy making holes in paper, I have has much fun firing a 22lr...
Forum: Winchester 52 08-06-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,383
Posted By SillyMike
Funny how 20 years, is somehow not-so-long-ago ;)

Funny how 20 years, is somehow not-so-long-ago ;)
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 07-30-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By SillyMike
Don't think so... Off-hand, I can't...

Don't think so...

Off-hand, I can't remember what kind of sights were on the 2x MK2000 the club bought (before the move)
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 07-29-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By SillyMike
I had a similar set on a holder CIL/Anschutz 180

I had a similar set on a holder CIL/Anschutz 180
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 07-29-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,334
Posted By SillyMike
Interesting!

Interesting!
Forum: Browning 07-29-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By SillyMike
+1 People are busy with their summer vacation...

+1
People are busy with their summer vacation plan$... and the 52R is kind of a niche-firearm.
- If someone is looking for a "shooter", they'll either shy away from the premium demanded by a NIB...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-29-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,676
Posted By SillyMike
For the look, I like the 40's and 50's car... ...

For the look, I like the 40's and 50's car... But I sure don't miss the reliability and fuel consumption.

https://cdn-images-1.medium.com/max/1600/1*RCyvppE9R3x85bCAmnFjbA.jpeg
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 07-05-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By SillyMike
Nice initiative on their part! Ethan is a...

Nice initiative on their part!

Ethan is a pleasure to deal with.
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 06-20-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,736
Posted By SillyMike
Wow, it even came with the peep-sights! Lucky...

Wow, it even came with the peep-sights!
Lucky you :bthumb:
Forum: Browning 05-21-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By SillyMike
I wished I'd taken a picture... but there's a guy...

I wished I'd taken a picture... but there's a guy in the New-England with a re-barreled A-Bolt 22lr, it looked kind of nice with a 18'' bull.

If I had more $ than brain (and it was legal to do so...
Forum: Browning 05-20-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 917
Posted By SillyMike
Accuracy? Depends on your expectations... If...

Accuracy? Depends on your expectations... If you're looking for something to shoot of the bench at 50M/100M, there are better options out there.

Mine is minute of squirrel accurate. I love the...
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