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Forum: Mark III 05-21-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,809
Posted By JR47
From the Majestic Arms web-site, the Speed Strip...

From the Majestic Arms web-site, the Speed Strip kit is $49.00. The rest mentioned is simply not something that everyone cares about. I own Mk.I, Mk.II, and Mk.III guns. I'm not seeing how any of...
Forum: .22WMR Ammunition 05-09-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,458
Posted By JR47
Gosh, it's surprising just how advanced our ammo...

Gosh, it's surprising just how advanced our ammo manufacturers were in the 19th century, isn't it? That's when the .22 Short, Long, and Long Rifle were introduced. That was also when bullet weights...
Forum: Handgun 05-03-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,740
Posted By JR47
Yet, we expect that the manufacturers will keep...

Yet, we expect that the manufacturers will keep giving these freebies, year after year, with zero price increases. Amazing.:confused:

My first Ruger Mk. I came in a cardboard box, as did my...
Forum: Taurus / Rossi 05-03-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,395
Posted By JR47
I bought my Model 94SS4 in 1990. Been shooting it...

I bought my Model 94SS4 in 1990. Been shooting it ever since. The double-action has smoothed up over the past 27 years, but it still isn't a target grade DA.

I also have a blued 4" Model 94, made...
Forum: Taurus / Rossi 05-03-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,546
Posted By JR47
My blued, 4" Model 941 was manufactured in 1993....

My blued, 4" Model 941 was manufactured in 1993. It was bought that year, as well. Other than adding the Taurus small revolver grips, it's factory stock. ever had to go back, and still operates fine....
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 05-03-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,805
Posted By JR47
I bought a Glenfield Model 25 in the early...

I bought a Glenfield Model 25 in the early 1970's, from one of the first Big Box Stores on the East Coast, Zayres. Cost was $25.00, plus 4% sales tax.

Still have it, along with a leather sling,...
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 03-15-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,339
Posted By JR47
I have a Mossberg bolt-action, with the...

I have a Mossberg bolt-action, with the Adjustable choke. The Model number is 185D, in .410. Yours may also be a 185.
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 03-15-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,036
Posted By JR47
Repair facilities cannot delve too deeply into...

Repair facilities cannot delve too deeply into the receiver if the problem is one of "out of spec". The factory can. At worst, it can also authorize a replacement. Much better than "it's within...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 01-17-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 905
Posted By JR47
If the gun is extracting the round, but holding...

If the gun is extracting the round, but holding onto it, it may be the ejector that has failed. It could be broken, bent, or missing. ;)
Forum: 22/45 Mark II and III 01-15-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,217
Posted By JR47
Dum Dum bullets were, IIRC, were mostly bullets...

Dum Dum bullets were, IIRC, were mostly bullets with open to lead tips in an age just beginning FMJs. The idea was to allow the bullet to deform, expending energy in the body of what it hit, as most...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 01-08-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By JR47
I have one that is about two years old. I've had...

I have one that is about two years old. I've had zero issues with it. It's also quite accurate out to 100 yards.

:D
Forum: Mark III 12-24-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,589
Posted By JR47
You've replaced most of the major fire control,...

You've replaced most of the major fire control, parts with specialty parts, and the grips, as well. Comparing that modified gun to a bone-stock Mk. IV is fair how?

The MK. IV's biggest claim for...
Forum: Ruger American Rimfire 12-19-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By JR47
Try calling Ruger and asking, or emailing them....

Try calling Ruger and asking, or emailing them. They respond to such questions.
Forum: Ruger American Rimfire 12-14-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,397
Posted By JR47
I bought two of my grand-children an RAR Compact,...

I bought two of my grand-children an RAR Compact, in .22 Lr and gave it to them on 12/2/2016. I had read about the "bolt issues", and the "trigger issues" ad nauseum.

My Compact's trigger...
Forum: Remington 12-14-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,369
Posted By JR47
I bought a Viper just after they came out. It was...

I bought a Viper just after they came out. It was an understudy to an aging Nylon 66.

Luckily, I bought six mags to go with it. I've shot it off-and-on for decades, without issue. Just not as...
Forum: SR 22 & LCP 12-14-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,676
Posted By JR47
I have an older Bersa Model 23, as well. It ONLY...

I have an older Bersa Model 23, as well. It ONLY likes faster .22 ammunition. Accuracy is so-so.

I own a Walther TP22, remember them? It similarly, is semi-reliable with Mini-Mag, and the likes....
Forum: 22/45 Mark II and III 12-14-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,132
Posted By JR47
Other than the Federal Champions, everything that...

Other than the Federal Champions, everything that you show is standard velocity, between 1000 and 1150 fps. You didn't clean the gun, so whatever preservative that was on it also had to double as a...
Forum: Winchester 12-09-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By JR47
I have two, one magazine, and one tube fed. On...

I have two, one magazine, and one tube fed. On the magazine gun, the mag tube is also part of the plastic.

If you watch as you disassemble the gun, it will save a lot of headaches later. :)
Forum: Ruger American Rimfire 12-09-2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,791
Posted By JR47
Bought two grandchildren a Compact RAR in .22 Lr...

Bought two grandchildren a Compact RAR in .22 Lr for Xmas. They came down here this week-end from N. Virginia, they will be in Michigan for Christmas with their father. I had mounted a Simmons .22...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 12-09-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By JR47
I've owned a 922M since just after they came out....

I've owned a 922M since just after they came out. I found that NEW 782 mags worked in them, until they springs wore, making then unreliable. The initial production actually came with 7 round mags,...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 12-09-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,844
Posted By JR47
I bought each of my two step-daughters a 795 back...

I bought each of my two step-daughters a 795 back in the 1990's. They both have fired thousands of rounds through them in the intervening decades. One, sadly was recently traded away for another...
Forum: Ruger American Rimfire 11-25-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,352
Posted By JR47
I've been using a RAR in .22 WMR for the past...

I've been using a RAR in .22 WMR for the past four squirrel seasons. Never dropped a magazine accidentally.

Ruger asked focus groups when designing the RAR for their input. Apparently, nobody...
Forum: Factory Stock 10/22's 11-25-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,616
Posted By JR47
I bought one of the BX triggers for my 1975...

I bought one of the BX triggers for my 1975 10-22. Literally a drop-in, and the trigger, on my Brownell's gauge reads 3.3#.

I paid $ 65.00 for it locally. The original trigger group, and housing,...
Forum: 22 WMR (22mag) 11-13-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,842
Posted By JR47
Taurus makes the Tracker, and made the Model 941,...

Taurus makes the Tracker, and made the Model 941, in .22 WMR. The 941 is also an 8 shot revolver.

Ruger sells a 9-shot .22 WMR revolver, as well.

The OP asked for a revolver with more than...
Forum: SR 22 & LCP 11-11-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,131
Posted By JR47
Just picked one up in a trade with a Local Shop....

Just picked one up in a trade with a Local Shop. They needed a lever gun, and I had a 1980 built Glenfield Model 30GT. Virtually unfired, as I had it for collectible reasons. I paid $100.00 for it...
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