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Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions Today, 11:04 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,538
Posted By zukiphile
That's an interesting process. I'm not sure I...

That's an interesting process. I'm not sure I could work that into my method, which involves ripping it out of the package and sprinting to the nearest vise to install it.



When I emailed for...
Forum: Offhand Handgun Match Yesterday, 07:03 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 24,792
Posted By zukiphile
Dennis, I'm sorry to read your terrifying news. ...

Dennis, I'm sorry to read your terrifying news.

I'm certain I will not be the only one here whose thoughts will be with both of you.
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions Yesterday, 12:34 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,538
Posted By zukiphile
I'm confident my barrel nut on that rifle serves...

I'm confident my barrel nut on that rifle serves only to hold the hanguard.

I knew from that JP video that I had to act fast, so I did. The greased receiver shrank with the barrel half way in and...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions Yesterday, 10:54 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,538
Posted By zukiphile
I think that only works as a matter of marketing...

I think that only works as a matter of marketing if it is offered with either 1) a captive guide rod, or 2) a carrier frame with an integral feature to limit bolt travel. Most skill limited buyers...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions Yesterday, 08:07 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,538
Posted By zukiphile
I agree. I found the problem easy to diagnose...

I agree. I found the problem easy to diagnose and fix with a stone and a trial fitting or two. I sit at the bad end of the bell curve for human mechanical ability. This is a trivial issue so long...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 01-22-2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,538
Posted By zukiphile
Since the cycling of the bolt is reshaping the...

Since the cycling of the bolt is reshaping the lower, that the material can be forged doesn't bear on the relative compressibility of a lower compared to a buffer spring. The notable fore and aft...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 01-21-2022, 08:56 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,538
Posted By zukiphile
That's an excellent explanation of the force...

That's an excellent explanation of the force imparted to the lower.

Let's make it completely analogous. If my hand and the eight ball are incompressible, the cue ball won't move either of them.
...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 01-21-2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,538
Posted By zukiphile
The rotation explanation makes sense. ...

The rotation explanation makes sense.



Emphasis added. The bolded part is what doesn't make sense in my limited experience. If the backplate is already resting against the lower*, how can it...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 01-21-2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,538
Posted By zukiphile
Interesting. Some of his shots do show very...

Interesting. Some of his shots do show very slight rearward collar movement, with the collar returning to the forward position even before the bolt returns. Most of what the BB video shows though...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 01-21-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,538
Posted By zukiphile
LeShaghal, you are not the only person I've ever...

LeShaghal, you are not the only person I've ever read assert this, but I've never seen a dedicated BCG in which this can happen. For some reason, I have several; in each the BCG and collar are...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 01-21-2022, 08:31 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,538
Posted By zukiphile
Maybe the answer to that question also explains...

Maybe the answer to that question also explains why CMMG didn't pursue it beyond a half dozen examples. I don't doubt that the rotating lock up was expensive to produce, but if it provided...
Forum: Open Rimfire 01-20-2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,222
Posted By zukiphile
If there is an heir who received anything from an...

If there is an heir who received anything from an estate, there was an inheritance. If it is taxed, that the tax is paid by the estate does not mean the transaction didn't suffer from taxation.
...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 01-20-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,538
Posted By zukiphile
Exactly. The Tango looks like the dedicated...

Exactly. The Tango looks like the dedicated version of the India.

I found a review of an India upgrade kit. for chamber inserts.
...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-20-2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,446
Posted By zukiphile
Yes, but that doesn't mean they are trivial. ...

Yes, but that doesn't mean they are trivial.


"Cone" in "cone of fire" is a workable image for someone shooting at one given distance. He is dealing with a starting point and one end point, and...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 01-20-2022, 09:36 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,538
Posted By zukiphile
The same as an AR barrel extension. Imagine your...

The same as an AR barrel extension. Imagine your dedicated 22lr barrel, with an AR15 barrel extension screwed onto it. The faux bolt collar served approximately the same function as the detent on...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-19-2022, 03:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,446
Posted By zukiphile
No, you got it correct. The...

No, you got it correct.



The twice/third rule is about a departure from linearity that serves as a rule of thumb many have observed. It isn't a law, and there are certainly exceptions. I've...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 01-19-2022, 02:24 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,538
Posted By zukiphile
I'll take the opportunity of the drift and your...

I'll take the opportunity of the drift and your pictures to address an evergreen issue: a belief that the collar on a CMMG BCG floats or is pulled off the barrel shank by the cycling of the bolt.
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Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-19-2022, 10:13 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,446
Posted By zukiphile
I confess that I can't read your documents image...

I confess that I can't read your documents image because the type is too small.

I use edge to edge group measurement just because it is simple, but it won't allow for direct comparison of results...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 01-18-2022, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By zukiphile
I don't think I could give a better answer than...

I don't think I could give a better answer than yours.



The people who developed this made some funny choices. A titanium bolt will be lighter than steel. Always distracted by shiny new...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 01-18-2022, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 280
Posted By zukiphile
One of the concerns I have is about durability...

One of the concerns I have is about durability and alignment. I've thought about a form 1 heavy steel or titanium suppressor, and imagined it would provide some piece of mind that it wouldn't be...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-18-2022, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,248
Posted By zukiphile
I would never consider lead depositing in the...

I would never consider lead depositing in the barrel normal. My infrequent experience with leading has been in breaking in new barrels on very hot days. The problem with it is the progressive...
Forum: Mark II 01-18-2022, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 490
Posted By zukiphile
To those of you happy with it, I wish you the...

To those of you happy with it, I wish you the best. I have one, don't use it and don't like it. For me it's another piece of junk to drag to the range, and I'm not going to bring lube, load a...
Forum: Mark II 01-17-2022, 09:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By zukiphile
I've used MKII sears and hammers in MKIIIs. You...

I've used MKII sears and hammers in MKIIIs. You should be able to use a MKIII kit to which you linked in a MKII because it includes that stepped bushing that fills the space originally occupied by...
Forum: Open Rimfire 01-17-2022, 11:21 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 16,382
Posted By zukiphile
Ba-dum-ching! Jaia, your response...

Ba-dum-ching!



Jaia, your response indicates that you think I asserted that your groups stay in the same place relative to point of aim.

Accuracy isn't desirable only on a range.
Forum: Open Rimfire 01-17-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 16,382
Posted By zukiphile
Indeed. They indicate the degree of...

Indeed.



They indicate the degree of consistency of rifle and ammunition, yes. A 5moa group from a rifle will tell something about its consistency. A 50 shot group will tell you even more.
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