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Forum: Browning 11-01-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,583
Posted By Hondo44
I don't think it was as hard to break as one...

I don't think it was as hard to break as one might think.

The 13" of stock is a lot of leverage that could snap it right off with the full weight of the rifle if it hit just right,
especially...
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 10-31-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,112
Posted By Hondo44
Nice Marlins! And a great deal on the newest one....

Nice Marlins! And a great deal on the newest one. Sometimes there's real advantage in liking the "old tech" classic guns!

I still have my 39A M (Mountie) carbine serial # 575. I use it with open...
Forum: Browning 10-31-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,583
Posted By Hondo44
I wouldn't send to the factory, they would only...

I wouldn't send to the factory, they would only replace the receiver adding much more cost in shipping, parts and labor, and waiting time involved.

This part you can do yourself. The broken piece...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 10-24-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,077
Posted By Hondo44
It's not surprising how the fine machining marks...

It's not surprising how the fine machining marks will grip the fired cases, especially in tight chambers.

I solved the same problem on my son's new Mod 41 by just polishing out the minor chamber...
Forum: Ruger - Other 09-27-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 19,865
Posted By Hondo44
True, they were hard rubber made from Gutta...

True, they were hard rubber made from Gutta Percha up thru the end of the 1st Gen SAAs, at the beginning of WWII.

And beginning in the 1950s Ruger used Black butaprene-rubber checkered grips.
Forum: 1911-22 09-27-2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,219
Posted By Hondo44
Sell some stuff you don't use any longer and...

Sell some stuff you don't use any longer and treat yourself to a 1911 ACE, not the Service ACE. The original w/o the two piece chamber and extra recoil. It has a 4 3/4" barrel, so closer to the 1911...
Forum: Ruger - Other 09-22-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 19,865
Posted By Hondo44
1. It's a halfway measure for the chambers to...

1. It's a halfway measure for the chambers to align easier on the New Models, which are out of alignment with the loading channel when the hand clicks because the hammer is down for loading. The New...
Forum: Rifle 09-19-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,125
Posted By Hondo44
Winchester 30-30, the old faithful. Use...

Winchester 30-30, the old faithful.

Use Hornady XTP ammo with the soft point for greatly improved aerodynamics (and the pointy rounds are still perfectly safe in the tubular magazine. You extend...
Forum: Single Six 09-13-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,976
Posted By Hondo44
Thank you! It's just an old shooter, my go-to-gun...

Thank you! It's just an old shooter, my go-to-gun for the field. And also has been kind of a test mule to try different things. It'll be nice to try a lighter Wrangler version. I'll fit a magnum cyl...
Forum: Single Six 09-12-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,976
Posted By Hondo44
This was my "pocket .22", an old model 3 screw; 3...

This was my "pocket .22", an old model 3 screw; 3 1/2" barrel with the .32 SSM short grip:

http://www.fototime.com/32BE707F1C8F556/orig.jpg

Then I tried the Ruger Birdshead grip:
...
Forum: Ruger - Other 04-26-2019, 02:42 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 19,865
Posted By Hondo44
1911 nut, Thx! I have the XR3 OM grip...

1911 nut,

Thx!

I have the XR3 OM grip frame and a NM trigger already modified and tested on another NM single six. I have the NM hammer in reg steel and fluted cyl. I have a can of Cerakote.
...
Forum: Ruger - Other 04-26-2019, 01:34 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 19,865
Posted By Hondo44
Wrangler

I don't see any problems with the technology or design in the Wrangler not already thoroughly tested in existing Ruger products. Ruger learned 65 years ago with it's first "Lightweights" that alloy...
Forum: Single Six 08-22-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,530
Posted By Hondo44
Not new from Ruger, they will not sell barrels or...

Not new from Ruger, they will not sell barrels or cyls.

You might find one on ebay or gunbroker.

Brownells has after market 'drop in' 8 shot cyls for sale.
Forum: Single Six 04-24-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,530
Posted By Hondo44
Here's the problem sending a Ruger back to the...

Here's the problem sending a Ruger back to the factory for anything, the shipping cost is the killer. About $100 for an individual to ship them the gun and $30 return shipping. But having an...
Forum: Shooting Accessories 01-18-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,829
Posted By Hondo44
There are many quality screwdriver sets on the...

There are many quality screwdriver sets on the market. However, none are completely satisfactory right out of the box, nor meet all of my needs, and all require a little work to perfect them. Here...
Forum: Single Six 01-06-2017, 02:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,530
Posted By Hondo44
Hi Tony, Congrats on acquiring a convertible...

Hi Tony,

Congrats on acquiring a convertible Single Six!

You'll have lots'a fun with it. I'm sure an OM will come your way when you least expect it.

Have fun hunting for one.

Jim
Forum: Single Six 01-01-2017, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By Hondo44
This Ruger forum member makes just what you want:...

This Ruger forum member makes just what you want:

Grips by 41 Magnum:
http://www.rugerforum.com/phpBB3/viewforum.php?f=42
Forum: Mk IV 12-18-2016, 03:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,967
Posted By Hondo44
Get some shim washers. The feeler gauge...

Get some shim washers. The feeler gauge measurement will tell you how many layers of shim are needed. Glue them to the inner sides of the sight tang where the front retaining pin goes thru the tang. ...
Forum: Single Six 11-19-2016, 02:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,319
Posted By Hondo44
Hi Bill, You're very welcome. Let us know...

Hi Bill,

You're very welcome. Let us know how you progress.

Jim
Forum: Single Six 11-17-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,319
Posted By Hondo44
Colt has no reverse indexing setup; it's just the...

Colt has no reverse indexing setup; it's just the normal single action loading with hammer on half cock, the same as the old model Rugers and every single action with traditional design. It's the...
Forum: Single Six 11-17-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,319
Posted By Hondo44
That's because a new model Bearcat is just an old...

That's because a new model Bearcat is just an old model bearcat with the transfer bar safety kit. An old model single six converted to the safety transfer bar will still load the same with ppoper...
Forum: Single Six 11-17-2016, 01:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,319
Posted By Hondo44
As posted above, the free spin pawl is the...

As posted above, the free spin pawl is the easiest solution. bUt you don't have to buy one. 5 minutes with a Dremel or a file on the original pawl and your done.

You can also buy about $35 worth...
Forum: Single Six 11-10-2016, 01:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,530
Posted By Hondo44
Tony, If you want to do it yourself, this...

Tony,

If you want to do it yourself, this might help:

TO GET A CYLINDER OF PROPER SIZE:

You can purchase a used cylinder usually around $75 more or less, on the forums, ebay, Gunbroker, etc....
Forum: Single Six 11-10-2016, 01:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,530
Posted By Hondo44
My first advice is by the gun you want with both...

My first advice is by the gun you want with both cylinders. It's always cheaper and less hassle in the long run.

But if you're buying a 22 mag only gun because you're getting a super deal on it or...
Forum: Single Six 10-17-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 934
Posted By Hondo44
I don't know of any that are made and I've...

I don't know of any that are made and I've looked. I took the standard fire sight from a Ruger single 10, available on their website, and filed the bottom to the shape of the hunter blade to fit in...
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