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Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions Yesterday, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By truckjohn
I would give it a good cleaning and see if it...

I would give it a good cleaning and see if it helps..

Ok. I haven't shot mine at 50 yards to see.. That's on tap for me - but switching over to my 36x sightron pointed out some wobbly benchrest...
Forum: CZ / Brno Yesterday, 09:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 800
Posted By truckjohn
After 3 CZ's (still have 2) - I tell myself I am...

After 3 CZ's (still have 2) - I tell myself I am swearing off CZ's....

Then you guys go posting zoot like that... Wowza....

Then you post groups from your Lilja barrels..... Man.. You guys...
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions Yesterday, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 108
Posted By truckjohn
I got a new stainless XT22 a month or so ago. ...

I got a new stainless XT22 a month or so ago. It's quite accurate given the right ammo. Wolf, SK, and Eley Club all average around 1 moa at 25 yards. I was able to make Sawdust's 1/4" Superstock...
Forum: RFC Community Forum Yesterday, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 440
Posted By truckjohn
It's just you. ;) ;) ;)

It's just you.

;) ;) ;)
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By truckjohn
I will gladly trade you my supply of Federal Auto...

I will gladly trade you my supply of Federal Auto Match in trade for it. ;).

Honestly, ammo doesn't get better with age. I am shooting through a brick of 12-year old Tennex. The lube is dried...
Forum: Rifle Yesterday, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By truckjohn
Sweets and aggressive copper solvents can do a...

Sweets and aggressive copper solvents can do a real job on your barrel if you aren't careful with them.. I tried them a few times and had no better results than my Hoppes #9 scrub and soak -...
Forum: Factory Stock 10/22's Yesterday, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By truckjohn
The general consensus is that stainless and blue...

The general consensus is that stainless and blue factory 10/22's have the same accuracy potential. For example - in Flysalot tale of 2 10/22's - one was stainless and one was blue. They both ended...
Forum: RFC Community Forum Yesterday, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By truckjohn
I sure do understand the part about stuff showing...

I sure do understand the part about stuff showing up to fill the empty space. Just wait till you have to go back through all the stuff you take out of the RV... Groan...

One thing to think...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics Yesterday, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By truckjohn
For me - well, I like to tinker.... But also...

For me - well, I like to tinker....

But also - it was eye opening. I find the 90-degree view is very good to see specifically what's going on - but it can be really hard to figure out where you...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic Yesterday, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By truckjohn
I believe the 990 is a derivative of the 99 -...

I believe the 990 is a derivative of the 99 - which is a little different than the model 60
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) Yesterday, 07:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By truckjohn
Well - I pushed through a couple boxes of Aquila...

Well - I pushed through a couple boxes of Aquila and a few more rounds of the horrible Federal Auto Match.
The Aquila isn't that bad - but it doesn't cycle in any semi-auto.. Bolt action only... ...
Forum: Reloading Yesterday, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 408
Posted By truckjohn
I usually never have problems with short rounds...

I usually never have problems with short rounds not chambering. They have to be *really* short to fail to fire.

99.99% of my "reloads won't chamber" problems are from high primers due to short...
Forum: Henry Yesterday, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By truckjohn
For sighting in - stay away from inconsistent...

For sighting in - stay away from inconsistent cheap bulk pack. That's a fine way to drive yourself nuts chasing the sights.

I think I would start off with CCI SV or Minimags and go from there.
Forum: Model 41 Pistol Yesterday, 06:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By truckjohn
If it's WD-40 residue - regular stinky paint...

If it's WD-40 residue - regular stinky paint thinner works wonders. A squirt of kroil should help a lot too.
Forum: Rifle Yesterday, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By truckjohn
Hoppes #9 + a tuft of scotch brite on your jag. ...

Hoppes #9 + a tuft of scotch brite on your jag. Scrub 20x and let it sit 3-4 hours. Then patch out and repeat if necessary. The soak and sit with a wet bore makes all the difference in the...
Forum: Rifle Yesterday, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 246
Posted By truckjohn
If you want to shoot it - commercial Russian 203...

If you want to shoot it - commercial Russian 203 grain soft point is known to shoot fairly well in most rifles. It's a long flat base bullet. But it does beat you up. Each Russian brand is...
Forum: 10/22 Barrels - Factory & Aftermarket Yesterday, 06:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 566
Posted By truckjohn
It's not worth patching out a 22 till patches...

It's not worth patching out a 22 till patches come white. That's a good way to wear out your elbow and make yourself hate cleaning. Remember that they dye the bullet wax black.... It's no use...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 06-23-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 231
Posted By truckjohn
Try metric. 1mm = 0.040". Just watch out -...

Try metric. 1mm = 0.040".

Just watch out - itty bitty punches are easy to break..
Forum: Superstock Bolt Actions 06-23-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By truckjohn
Randy sure does redo chambers on a lot of...

Randy sure does redo chambers on a lot of barrels. Que and Nemohunter sure redid a lot too...

Nobody complained that a factory chamber shot better than their reworked barrels did....
Forum: Hunting 06-23-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 426
Posted By truckjohn
Fine shot you took there. That's one fat...

Fine shot you took there.

That's one fat groundhog.
Forum: Rifle 06-23-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 246
Posted By truckjohn
That one is a Tula. It's definitely an 1891...

That one is a Tula.

It's definitely an 1891 - not the later 91/30

It's a Finnish capture - it has some finn markings on it in the pix.

Overall a very nice rifle - shame about the bore.
...
Forum: Superstock Bolt Actions 06-23-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
Posted By truckjohn
Noisy, Were the groups after the work good...

Noisy,

Were the groups after the work good enough that you will do it on the other one... Or
More like "It was a good exercise but no, not worth the trouble to repeat it...."

For example......
Forum: CZ / Brno 06-22-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By truckjohn
I like the lines, balance, and feel of the 453. ...

I like the lines, balance, and feel of the 453. It's basically a modernized Winchester 52 sporter.

But....

Rebarreling a 453 takes an act of congress and if the barrel on it doesn't shoot -...
Forum: Anything 10/22 06-22-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 511
Posted By truckjohn
The big stuff is easy.... Barrel - check. Bolt...

The big stuff is easy.... Barrel - check. Bolt - check. Stock - check. Receiver - check....

It's the giant pile of 50,000 little parts, clips, springs, pins, screws, retainers, guides, etc...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-22-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By truckjohn
I bet you are thinking "I sure hope I remember...

I bet you are thinking "I sure hope I remember where I hid all my guns.."
;)
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