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Forum: RFC Community Forum 12-08-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,193
Posted By Pat McCoy
Guess I'm lucky to not have deteriorated so much,...

Guess I'm lucky to not have deteriorated so much, Dad always said it took a calendar to time me it the 50s-60s. Still does.
Forum: Open Rimfire 12-08-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,484
Posted By Pat McCoy
That depends on the competition. I can't speak...

That depends on the competition. I can't speak to pistol, but ideas below.

Everyone seems to agree that all .22 ammo is good at 25 yards, so a 50 foot match would eliminate the ammo cost problem,...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 12-07-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,046
Posted By Pat McCoy
I always have one or two pair of earplugs in the...

I always have one or two pair of earplugs in the watch pockets of my blue jeans (no watch pockets on my dress pants).
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 12-07-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By Pat McCoy
I use a Lyman STS, 15x, on my 52D. Shoot 50 and...

I use a Lyman STS, 15x, on my 52D. Shoot 50 and 100 yard bench in the Summer, and never have a problem going to 200 yards for the last match of the year. I am pretty close to the top of the range...
Forum: Long Range Rimfire 11-30-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 92,155
Posted By Pat McCoy
Jaia, better straighten your hat out. I meant to...

Jaia, better straighten your hat out. I meant to type "average" (didn't know "verge" existed).
Forum: Long Range Rimfire 11-29-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 92,155
Posted By Pat McCoy
This is a good example of why averaging 5 shot...

This is a good example of why averaging 5 shot groups can give an inaccurate picture of what the rifle/ammo combination will do. The aggregate group can't be smaller than the largest group. Also,...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 11-26-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 899
Posted By Pat McCoy
Post the end label. It could be any of the...

Post the end label. It could be any of the Federal rounds that had dimples, UM1, UM1B, 900, 900B, 711, or 711B.

UM1 was the Olympic grade (top of the line), with UM1B having different velocity.
...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 11-21-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By Pat McCoy
Only two or three times a year (mostly in the...

Only two or three times a year (mostly in the Winter, but not always - once missed a Rockies game in April because 287 from Laramie to Ft Collins was closed).
Forum: 3 & 4 Position Shooting 11-17-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By Pat McCoy
Sight it in for 50 yards, then crank it down 1...

Sight it in for 50 yards, then crank it down 1 moa (usually 16 clicks at 25 yds, BUT know your own scope) for 25 yards.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 11-16-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,039
Posted By Pat McCoy
They actually have done so, unless the business...

They actually have done so, unless the business posts up front that cash is not accepted (as have done a few California businesses).

If the business won't accept cash, call the police and explain...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 11-14-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By Pat McCoy
Yep. If you already have it, you can keep it. ...

Yep. If you already have it, you can keep it.

Medicare is trying to transition folks to understand that insurance (in general) is not supposed to be a maintenance policy. Insurance is meant to...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 11-13-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By Pat McCoy
Effective January 1st Plan F is no longer...

Effective January 1st Plan F is no longer available for new subscribers (those who have it can keep it).

All new Medicare Supplement Plans must have a deductible for Part B beginning Jan 1, 2020.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-31-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,069
Posted By Pat McCoy
My OPINION is that you only have to clean when...

My OPINION is that you only have to clean when going to different manufacturer's ammo, due to the change in lube. Shoot all the Lapua products then clean before going to the Ely.

I also BELIEVE...
Forum: Open Rimfire 10-29-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By Pat McCoy
The "Russian stuff" came in three categories. ...

The "Russian stuff" came in three categories. Olymp was top end, and their equivalent of top grade Eley. Temp was a lower grade, but still decent ammo. Junior came in both brass and steel cases,...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-28-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By Pat McCoy
Good Shooting Inc does. ...

Good Shooting Inc does.

https://goodshootinginc.com/
Forum: RFC Community Forum 10-26-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 802
Posted By Pat McCoy
Diet is a noun, not a verb. You need to change...

Diet is a noun, not a verb. You need to change your diet on a permanent basis (this does not mean you can't have some sweets or carbs occasionally).

I lost 80 pounds doing this a few years ago,...
Forum: Open Rimfire 10-19-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,143
Posted By Pat McCoy
I use one of these on my 1885 Low Wall (built...

I use one of these on my 1885 Low Wall (built in1909). It looks great, and is a nice scope.
...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-16-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,178
Posted By Pat McCoy
I finally found my saved pdf on this phenomenon. ...

I finally found my saved pdf on this phenomenon. Article was by Dan Periard, quoting Robert McCoy's "Modern Exterior Ballistics".

D=(T-R/MV)W

"The amount of deflection (D) a bullet experiences...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-15-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,178
Posted By Pat McCoy
According to ballistician Robert McCoy (no...

According to ballistician Robert McCoy (no relation), the big difference (with .22 sv versus hv) is the change in velocity over 100 yards when compared to the same in a vacuum. HV has a greater...
Forum: Open Rimfire 10-12-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,130
Posted By Pat McCoy
I have two of their cleaning rods, which I like. ...

I have two of their cleaning rods, which I like. Also, I very much like their cleaning products (Rimfire Blend, and Eliminator)

Haven't used their bore guides.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 10-09-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 588
Posted By Pat McCoy
This what I try to do every day, with everyone. ...

This what I try to do every day, with everyone. Learned a long time ago (in a place far far away), that when I said "See ya later", I might not.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 10-09-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 661
Posted By Pat McCoy
You don't live in the mountains, do you? ...

You don't live in the mountains, do you?

Figure 4-6 hours if you go through Yellowstone (which may not even be open any more this year - snow has started).

If you go South to Riverton, then NW...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-07-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,178
Posted By Pat McCoy
https://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/showthread.p...

https://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1144335
Forum: RFC Community Forum 10-05-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,298
Posted By Pat McCoy
Remington 341P that Dad bought when I was 9...

Remington 341P that Dad bought when I was 9 (Summer 1956) for rabbit and squirrel hunting. Still have it, and shoot it occasionally.

Ted Williams 12ga pump (with the ribbed barrel and...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 10-05-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 661
Posted By Pat McCoy
THAT"s a change. Last time I was there they had...

THAT"s a change. Last time I was there they had a sign n the parking lot that said NO firearms allowed.

Maybe I wasn't the only one who sent them a nasty letter.

Years before that, when...
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