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Forum: CZ / Brno 08-17-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,709
Posted By wjritchie
If you are indeed getting 1 of rifles for free ,...

If you are indeed getting 1 of rifles for free , why not make an offer for the second and make any decisions at your leisure or keep both . 2 for 1 is hard to beat !
Forum: High Standard 08-14-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By wjritchie
I grew up with a lot of WWII vets , my auto shop...

I grew up with a lot of WWII vets , my auto shop teacher being one of them. The aircraft of the day put a lot of carbon from the exhaust along the cowl and over the wing and fuselage . As an aircrew...
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 08-11-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By wjritchie
I have used Krylon Fusion which bonds to plastic...

I have used Krylon Fusion which bonds to plastic fairly well . Many colors and camo available . I have found that the durability comes from up to 6 coats or more of clear coat in the desired gloss...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 08-11-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,071
Posted By wjritchie
May also want to try making small game bullets...

May also want to try making small game bullets rather than hollow points . Cutting a meplat on the end removing the nose radius increases the effect on tissue without destroying the target animal ....
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 08-07-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By wjritchie
Thought hard about the Lyman but seems as though...

Thought hard about the Lyman but seems as though having a dovetail cut in the barrel is the best route . Went to the local smith and looked thru the junk drawer this morning . Looks like with very...
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 08-07-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By wjritchie
Marlin 39A sight hood

Need some information . I have 2, 39A rifles both equipped with steel side mount lyman sights , with Marbles 1/16 inch beads . Has anyone found an aftermarket sight hood that is larger diameter...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 08-06-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By wjritchie
Try mounting the rail in the opposite direction ,...

Try mounting the rail in the opposite direction , if the offset changes to the other side you may want to consider a different rail or modify the current one .
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-23-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,072
Posted By wjritchie
Pre soak and dry your clothing in a 0.50 %...

Pre soak and dry your clothing in a 0.50 % Permethrin and water mix . Flies will land and start quivering then fly off and die
You can spend the money for pretreated clothing but the DIY method...
Forum: CZ / Brno 07-19-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,151
Posted By wjritchie
Received the new sear today , redesigned front...

Received the new sear today , redesigned front edge for bolt retention . Easy install only had to lap a few thousands of the rear face for proper safety clearance . Still breaks clean as glass 1.5 lb...
Forum: CZ / Brno 07-15-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,151
Posted By wjritchie
The technical staff is mailing a new sear to me...

The technical staff is mailing a new sear to me also . Very quick service .
Forum: CZ / Brno 07-12-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,151
Posted By wjritchie
I have one that will let the bolt fall out once...

I have one that will let the bolt fall out once in a while , just unexpected and tends to ding the stock . Please post any further information from Timney , Will be getting a hold of them soon but...
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 06-25-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 450
Posted By wjritchie
Yes , it will break the bond when screws are...

Yes , it will break the bond when screws are moved . Add / Edit Set screws usually have a cone shaped sometimes serrated end that binds on the fixture it threads against . I would try New set screws...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-24-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,477
Posted By wjritchie
Aerosol cans , child proof top covering spray...

Aerosol cans , child proof top covering spray nozzle have to hit it hard on the edge of the bench and the spray nozzle goes flying , find it or try to match with an older one that may or may not fit...
Forum: Rifle 06-24-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 920
Posted By wjritchie
Borrow or build and electrochemical cleaner such...

Borrow or build and electrochemical cleaner such as an Outers foul out . Recipes for copper electrolyte are available and a 0.1 to 0.3 volt dc power supply is all that is needed to power it. A...
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 06-24-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By wjritchie
Have had good results with doing an under coat...

Have had good results with doing an under coat for texture with natural sea sponge , cut a piece about 1 1/2 " square then put your spray paint of choice into a pie tin or similar , dab the sponge in...
Forum: CZ / Brno 06-21-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,592
Posted By wjritchie
I have found that synthetic stocks are generally...

I have found that synthetic stocks are generally heavier that wood . My 455 American walnut , Leopold 4x fixed rimfire scope and Burris 1 inch steel rimfire rings , Timney trigger , weighs in right...
Forum: CZ / Brno 06-18-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,834
Posted By wjritchie
Bought the 455 a few years back , american 22lr...

Bought the 455 a few years back , american 22lr pillared timney at 1/3/4 lb checked headspace ,ok , recrowned by hand . Decent shooter ,won't say a tack driver . When they went out of production...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-15-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,287
Posted By wjritchie
Living in the desert south west as I do you learn...

Living in the desert south west as I do you learn to adapt what you have . The idea of keeping it cold vs having crushed ice becomes an issue . I generally take all of my drinkable items that are not...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-14-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,666
Posted By wjritchie
Evolution Valley , John muir Trail

Evolution Valley , John muir Trail
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 06-14-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By wjritchie
DuraCoat , A very good coating self lubricating...

DuraCoat , A very good coating self lubricating and very hard surface preventing scratching . Many colors including one that true to its name looks like bluing . DuraCoat guaranties gun will not rust...
Forum: 10/22 Stocks - Making & Modifying 06-09-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 751
Posted By wjritchie
Along with the suggestions offered by others if...

Along with the suggestions offered by others if you wish to sand to 400 grit for example , whisker the wood 2 to 3 times on the last sanding course . Take a water wetted towel , dampen the wood let...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 06-06-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,694
Posted By wjritchie
Ruger Mark II Std. 6" stainless , Given to me...

Ruger Mark II Std. 6" stainless , Given to me years ago by a long departed shooting buddy . Peace be to your ashes Walt !
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-04-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,400
Posted By wjritchie
Have read that CCI uses paraffin . Had some older...

Have read that CCI uses paraffin . Had some older WW22t that turned whitish . Dipped the slugs in hot paraffin using the shell holders from old CCI boxes let them get hot enough that almost all of...
Forum: CZ / Brno 05-31-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By wjritchie
My guess would be a mark on the hammer forge...

My guess would be a mark on the hammer forge mandrel . Something the lapping could not remove . I have a 94 Marlin in 44 mag that the roll stamping showed thru where the barrel was thin , you could...
Forum: Shotgun 05-29-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,750
Posted By wjritchie
Being a hunter , my favorite is a Pedersoli side...

Being a hunter , my favorite is a Pedersoli side by side muzzle loading 20 ga . Choked cyl bore and improved , Teal over decoys with 1 1/8 oz #4 bismuth 3 1/2 dram load just kills them , or 1 1/8 oz...
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