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Forum: Air Rifles Today, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By gcrank1
Fwiw, I looked up online a bunch of stuff before...

Fwiw, I looked up online a bunch of stuff before buying my HW97K....Im thinking the guys that said it was not a hard cocker are like football linebackers. Yeah, it is relative. Read the specs and...
Forum: Air Rifles Yesterday, 11:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 234
Posted By gcrank1
My HW97K underlever is a nice piece of work but a...

My HW97K underlever is a nice piece of work but a monster in size/weight and cocking effort and Im reasonably fit at 6' x 200#. Check the specs against whatever 'size' you are considering as I would...
Forum: Air Rifles Yesterday, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By gcrank1
Bit the bullet and bought the GAMO match sight on...

Bit the bullet and bought the GAMO match sight on ebay, it fits the rail and elev adjusts for the Diana's oem front tunnel sight with adj to spare. Initial 10m sight-in offhand is promising. I will...
Forum: 10/22 Action Yesterday, 10:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 436
Posted By gcrank1
Feed it what it works with to break it in well...

Feed it what it works with to break it in well and, if needed, scrub the chamber out every 50 rounds or so with a homemade 'bent shank' 243 'chamber' brush (not a .22 cal. size bore brush).The break...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) Yesterday, 10:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By gcrank1
CCI Blazers (not the bulk pack) have been working...

CCI Blazers (not the bulk pack) have been working better for me than Goldens; I wont buy any more of those when this old bucket of them is gone.
Forum: Savage/Stevens Yesterday, 09:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 344
Posted By gcrank1
Hi Chris! The methodology Ive been using for...

Hi Chris!
The methodology Ive been using for years, and my default right off with a 'new' gun for cast, is to fire form some cases.
Deprime
Using a round backed needle nose pliers I insert it into...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 12-07-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,018
Posted By gcrank1
I suggest you Run the stopwatch and get a...

I suggest you Run the stopwatch and get a surrogate to Run the 100 ;)
Forum: Savage/Stevens 12-07-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 344
Posted By gcrank1
Well, you will then have a box 'o brass! :bthumb:...

Well, you will then have a box 'o brass! :bthumb:
Once fire formed to that chamber, and not used in another gun, you know the brass fits, no need to resize cases (ie, no die-set required).
Deprime...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 12-07-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 344
Posted By gcrank1
Some chaps in the Cast Bullet Assoc. posted up...

Some chaps in the Cast Bullet Assoc. posted up some years back (they shoot cast in everything) on trials with the Sav and less than stellar results. The throat must be at least barrel groove dia. and...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 12-07-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,742
Posted By gcrank1
Lol,"would not have been correct for elsewhere or...

Lol,"would not have been correct for elsewhere or different conditions".
That is why my groups are bigger than anyone else's.
Thats my story and Im sticking to it!
Forum: RFC Community Forum 12-07-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,018
Posted By gcrank1
Let me get a fit nurse to push my gurney.......

Let me get a fit nurse to push my gurney.......
Forum: Martini 12-07-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 774
Posted By gcrank1
BSA Martini's, Wonderful metallurgy, elegant...

BSA Martini's, Wonderful metallurgy, elegant design, superb craftsmanship from 'the old days', typically accurate and classy. Every bit the equal to Win. and Colt's and faarrr cheaper.
Whats not to...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 12-06-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 344
Posted By gcrank1
Fwiw, the chamber throat on the Mdl 23 in 25-20...

Fwiw, the chamber throat on the Mdl 23 in 25-20 is not likely lead bullet friendly but will shoot jacketed fine. If you are not a cast bullet shooter it wont matter.
Nice Rifles! :bthumb:
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 12-06-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By gcrank1
Brownells used to have 3/8" rail 'stock' to cut...

Brownells used to have 3/8" rail 'stock' to cut whatever length section you want to use.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 12-06-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 876
Posted By gcrank1
Yep I hate it when I dont have one. small...

Yep
I hate it when I dont have one.
small knife
change
parts I pick up
etc
And, sometimes a real Pocket Watch
basically for 'little' stuff I dont want floating deep in the reg pocket
Imo...
Forum: Colt 12-05-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By gcrank1
VERY Nice :bthumb: Thanx for sharing

VERY Nice :bthumb:
Thanx for sharing
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 12-05-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By gcrank1
Failure to fire. Light primer strikes? If so,...

Failure to fire.
Light primer strikes?
If so, the firing pin/spring/hammer is 'sluggish', not the ammo fault.
Could be when you changed to Goldens the gun was warmed up enough to run.
If there...
Forum: 22 WMR (22mag) 12-05-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 900
Posted By gcrank1
Establish your criteria and consider what you can...

Establish your criteria and consider what you can be flexible on; the caliber you know, then the two brands/models (it always seems to come down to no more than two for me and usually is just the...
Forum: Single Six 12-04-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,473
Posted By gcrank1
Yep, within spec and normal. If you have a Ruger...

Yep, within spec and normal. If you have a Ruger without consider yourself blessed.
You can help it a bit, consider the interaction of the 'square topped' bolt coming into contact with a curved...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 12-04-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,742
Posted By gcrank1
Pretty good nutshell, that M :bthumb:

Pretty good nutshell, that M :bthumb:
Forum: RFC Community Forum 12-04-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,018
Posted By gcrank1
About '68 I did the 50 in 5.8sec., had the Jr....

About '68 I did the 50 in 5.8sec., had the Jr. High record for over a decade iirc. Last time I looked that has been well eclipsed. Dont remember anything about the 100 other than even then I was a...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 12-02-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By gcrank1
Just to be clear, Frank DeHaas was a gunsmith,...

Just to be clear, Frank DeHaas was a gunsmith, not a 'layman' though he is very readable and makes it all comprehensible to the layman. His descriptions and schematics of single shot actions are...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 12-01-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By gcrank1
Makes me think I should have kept my dad's dozer...

Makes me think I should have kept my dad's dozer trailer after he died.....
Probably could have built a substantial table on it from some of the junk steel/iron too.
Too soon old, too late smart.
Forum: Long Range Rimfire 12-01-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 91,359
Posted By gcrank1
In handguns, just as rifles, variations in 'hold'...

In handguns, just as rifles, variations in 'hold' result in spread, it is just magnified with hanguns. It is so predictable that there is an 'error wheel' showing poi changes due to the various...
Forum: 10/22 Barrels - Factory & Aftermarket 12-01-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 628
Posted By gcrank1
I'd kinda like to see IF there is a correlation...

I'd kinda like to see IF there is a correlation on that since 'we have the tools now'.
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