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Forum: Mossberg 12-31-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,912
Posted By i1afli
Pawn shops around me don’t have much...

Pawn shops around me don’t have much inventory...they say nobody’s bringing anything in right now.
Forum: Open Rimfire 06-11-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 11,199
Posted By i1afli
A Savage bolt action in the woods behind my house...

A Savage bolt action in the woods behind my house with my dad and older brother. Late 1960ís, I was probably 7 or 8 yrs old. My older brother still has it.
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 12-17-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,685
Posted By i1afli
This...exactly. Along with extra stocks,...

This...exactly. Along with extra stocks, barrels, holsters, etc.
Forum: Winchester 06-28-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,283
Posted By i1afli
I've been shooting tube-fed rimfire for about 30...

I've been shooting tube-fed rimfire for about 30 yrs and this thought has never even occurred to me.
Not really sure what that says about my intelligence though.
Forum: Marlin - H&R - NEF 11-22-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,774
Posted By i1afli
Thanks for the help and info. I'll see what...

Thanks for the help and info.

I'll see what i can find at the gun show this weekend. If nothing, then i may look at this one again next week...sounds like there may not be anything significantly...
Forum: Marlin - H&R - NEF 11-22-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,774
Posted By i1afli
Looked at it again today. There is no indication...

Looked at it again today. There is no indication that its 22 WRF so i didn't bother to test a WRF round...didn't want to tip my hand that i wanted it bad enough to bring a round to test. Plus, it...
Forum: Marlin - H&R - NEF 11-18-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,774
Posted By i1afli
I'd say it's LR but I could take a WRF round with...

I'd say it's LR but I could take a WRF round with me to check.
However the gun has issues...the extractor doesn't extract (looks like the hook spring is buggered up), the gun is probably no more...
Forum: Marlin - H&R - NEF 11-18-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,774
Posted By i1afli
Thanks for the info No7... I may go look at it...

Thanks for the info No7... I may go look at it again and confirm caliber. They said it was LR but I began to doubt after seeing the above description of SN ranges. I'll let you know if I bring it...
Forum: Marlin - H&R - NEF 11-17-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,774
Posted By i1afli
H&R 22 Special...22LR or 22WRF?

Looking at one in LGS. SN is 520xxx and matches cylinder and frame. Says "22 Rimfire" on the side.
Blue Book of Gun Values says:
"Second Variation 9 shot 22 rimfire and 7 shot 22WRF (serial...
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 11-15-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,980
Posted By i1afli
Went back by the LGS a couple of weeks ago and...

Went back by the LGS a couple of weeks ago and this 1897 (the rifle that is the subject of the OP) had sold...and now i see what appears to be the same gun on GB (and no, i'm not affiliated with the...
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 10-13-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 833
Posted By i1afli
Unfortunately it wasn't me.

Unfortunately it wasn't me.
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 09-27-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,980
Posted By i1afli
Went to the LGS and looked again at this 1897 in...

Went to the LGS and looked again at this 1897 in the OP...turns out the barrel IS bulged where the rings are inside the barrel so you guys made the right call regarding a squib round causing it.
...
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 09-25-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,980
Posted By i1afli
I agree...I would not expect to do it in the...

I agree...I would not expect to do it in the store. :bthumb:
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 09-25-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,980
Posted By i1afli
Hmmm...so the list of problems just keeps getting...

Hmmm...so the list of problems just keeps getting longer.

I don't know about the ejector/extractor...when i go back to look at it i may take a few .22 rounds with me and see if they'll let me try...
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 09-25-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,980
Posted By i1afli
Thanks for all of the great info. Another...

Thanks for all of the great info.

Another question, if you don't mind. Here's another photo of the rifle in the OP...is there supposed to be a screw in this hole in front of the lever? If you...
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 09-25-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,980
Posted By i1afli
I pulled the outer tube out a little ways and...

I pulled the outer tube out a little ways and felt some resistance, but it felt more like friction than spring tension. If you pull the outer tube out about half way and release it, should it spring...
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 09-24-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,980
Posted By i1afli
Well, with the ringed barrel and lack of case...

Well, with the ringed barrel and lack of case hardening (I was thinking maybe it had been refinished), I had pretty much written it off, but now I'm reconsidering. I may go back next week and take...
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 09-24-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,980
Posted By i1afli
Here's a couple of photos of the 1897 with the...

Here's a couple of photos of the 1897 with the ringed barrel in the OP.
Shouldn't the receiver be case hardened?

http://i1105.photobucket.com/albums/h341/i1afli/20160922_124744_zps25bdcyfx.jpg...
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 09-24-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,980
Posted By i1afli
Thanks for all of the great info. So it...

Thanks for all of the great info.

So it sounds like the rings are probably from a squib round.

What do you guys mean by "all brown"?

Did these early 1897's have case hardened receivers? I...
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 09-22-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,980
Posted By i1afli
They are about the width of a rifling groove, and...

They are about the width of a rifling groove, and there are no bulges on the outside of the barrel. I can't figure out how in the world they got in there or why. Barrel is otherwise in fair shape...
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 09-22-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,980
Posted By i1afli
Rings Inside 1897 Barrel

I'm hoping someone here can help me.

Looking at a Marlin 1897 in local gun shop. SN is 160xxx so looks like 1897 production, right?

My question is, when looking inside the bore from the muzzle...
Forum: Handgun 09-11-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,493
Posted By i1afli
At the local auction around here you have to add...

At the local auction around here you have to add 23% for Buyers Premium and sales tax so prices are really significantly more than the "gavel" price.
Forum: Winchester 08-17-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,631
Posted By i1afli
My LGS has the 50-rnd boxes of CCI WRF for...

My LGS has the 50-rnd boxes of CCI WRF for $14.99.
I stocked up on it last year by watching Cabelas website...I was able to get all that I needed.
The 1890 in .22 wrf is a fine shooter ...I love...
Forum: Remington 01-26-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,277
Posted By i1afli
Well, you folks have me wanting to go back and...

Well, you folks have me wanting to go back and get it now. Just what I needed. Thanks
Forum: Remington 01-25-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,277
Posted By i1afli
No Love for the Remington 550?

Looked at a 550 today in a pawn shop and came here to see what people say about them but find only one post discussing them, and that is only a cleaning question. Do they have a bad reputation or...
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