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Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-24-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By iceweazel
What was the original bullet? some kind of...

What was the original bullet? some kind of dimple-nosed HP?
Seems AMAZINGLY concentric at that range.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-21-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,067
Posted By iceweazel
So I got the brick from Gundock last Friday and...

So I got the brick from Gundock last Friday and had a chance to use some over the weekend. Weather was beautiful! No wind, high 60s/low 70s.
The Eley white box was slit up the front and falling...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 10-21-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By iceweazel
Mystery solved but makes me sad. :( Got a...

Mystery solved but makes me sad. :(

Got a phone call from the fella (named George) and he spoke with his buddy and here's the tale he told me:

Seems the rifle _IS_ a BI-6 (excellent guess by...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 10-21-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By iceweazel
Thumbs up Spoke with a Russian buddy of ours and he concurs...

Spoke with a Russian buddy of ours and he concurs here. MTs is a better translation.

He also agrees you should search on the cyrillic name if you want more info. When we did we found a large...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 10-17-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By iceweazel
Now you just need the outlet'ed version of the...

Now you just need the outlet'ed version of the stock from the FVT and put on a "real" rear-peep sight instead of the kinda meh/so-so thing it comes with.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-16-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,067
Posted By iceweazel
huh. I shoulda checked ammoseek and a couple...

huh. I shoulda checked ammoseek and a couple others AND gun.deals. sigh.
It's been a long couple of weeks post-op.

g2A has $15/shipping.
gunsmidwest is $9
gundock is $8
locked/loaded is...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-15-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,480
Posted By iceweazel
I'm going to echo this one here. Tenex Ultimate...

I'm going to echo this one here. Tenex Ultimate is amazing in a couple of my guns. lapua doesn't outshoot it in any, but gets ALMOST identical in a few.
Lapua biathlon is the best cold weather...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-15-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,067
Posted By iceweazel
There are several threads like this one. I asked...

There are several threads like this one. I asked a while back as well. Never did pick any up due to health/$$ issues.


Google tells me Palmetto had it briefly back in 2017 and never restocked. ...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 10-15-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By iceweazel
It's a 40s/50s ers Soviet pistol that shoots...

It's a 40s/50s ers Soviet pistol that shoots .22shorts if I recall right. If you're asking about a "МЦ-1".

Have a link or two:

https://www.gunpartscorp.com/gun-manufacturer/vostok/mu-1
...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 10-15-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By iceweazel
I used to have one of these, and I'm in the...

I used to have one of these, and I'm in the middle of waiting for a new one to arrive at the FFL. Always liked the trigger.

Maybe my grip is different, but I never had an issue with the...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 09-18-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By iceweazel
I've had VERY poor experiences with Vista...

I've had VERY poor experiences with Vista Outdoors rebates. After they completely changed their website and customer service around last year it took 18 months to get a mag loader for one offer, and...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 09-16-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,315
Posted By iceweazel
had one as a teen, dad sold it when I was off...

had one as a teen, dad sold it when I was off serving. Ugh. wish I still had it.
Amusingly I also had the blue plastic Zebra with the little yellow or white rubbery BBs that looked just like it,...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 09-16-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,540
Posted By iceweazel
Seems like someone wanted to make a cheaper...

Seems like someone wanted to make a cheaper alternative to the Ruger SR22. Now as I believe 100% of pistol barrel length claims are lies, I'm curious how long this thing will actually be.

And...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 09-16-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,650
Posted By iceweazel
Fliers are the distant holes where you didn't say...

Fliers are the distant holes where you didn't say a bad word during the shot and realize you "pulled it" or timed the trigger wrong, or sneezed, or... you get the idea.

When you look at the...
Forum: RFC "Get Togethers" 09-13-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,204
Posted By iceweazel
Been down in the Cow-lumbus area for many a year...

Been down in the Cow-lumbus area for many a year now. I shoot outside the county mostly at the state ranges anymore. Most of the places we used to shoot at have turned into housing developments....
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 09-13-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By iceweazel
It's awful. I'll PM you my address and you...

It's awful. I'll PM you my address and you should send it all to me. Can't be shot... really! :rolleyes:


Honestly, Just leave it alone. Shot some of both of these recently out of a...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 09-09-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By iceweazel
The purple boxed "sport" is one of the most...

The purple boxed "sport" is one of the most inconsistent rounds I've ever shot of every rifle and pistol I tried it in, _when they first released it_. It was made in Mexico by Aguila on their...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 09-09-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By iceweazel
Rare? no. scarce, sure. For a while last year...

Rare? no. scarce, sure.
For a while last year and into this past winter, the only ones I saw on GB were in 22mag. YMMV, but recently I've seen quite a few in 22lr.

I wouldn't say they are...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 09-09-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By iceweazel
Weird. It was posted a couple weeks ago, but...

Weird. It was posted a couple weeks ago, but last week I could NOT find that posted even when I searched via the poster's username..
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 09-04-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By iceweazel
Eh I'm cash poor for another week. Just cashed...

Eh I'm cash poor for another week. Just cashed some fella's Postal MO and shipping his FFL an SVT-40 I hadn't shot in forever. Otherwise I would have jumped at the one that someone posted HERE...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 09-03-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By iceweazel
nifty. Not familiar with PRS rules. ...

nifty.

Not familiar with PRS rules. They do not require a working manual safety?
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 09-03-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By iceweazel
mag fed CM-2??

Ran into a fella @ a state range this weekend who waxed long and longer about russian rifles this past weekend. But he swore up and down a buddy of his owns a CM-2 variant with a 5 round magazine. ...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 08-29-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By iceweazel
The curved stocks of that era seemed to be for...

The curved stocks of that era seemed to be for keeping the arm to wrist angle consistant without having to angle the hand outward. Was it really helpful? ehhh I dunno. The holes in the stock are...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 08-29-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By iceweazel
Bolt removal and teardown: Hmm seems I need...

Bolt removal and teardown:

Hmm seems I need to clean up my photos. Time for a new photo host I guess.
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 08-29-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By iceweazel
There have been several in the last couple weeks...

There have been several in the last couple weeks on various local Armslist at $500 and $600 (none will ship) and gunbroker. Only 1 GB has sold. $650.

The current one on GB with the Rink grips...
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