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Forum: Remington 11-11-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By NHcollector
Nice scope anyway... I'd have to get after...

Nice scope anyway...

I'd have to get after the wood with paint stripper, get it back to wood, even if there are some dings. Some things I just can't abide, but I'm in my 70s and cranky.
Forum: Winchester 11-11-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By NHcollector
My friend now has the rifle at a local gunsmith's...

My friend now has the rifle at a local gunsmith's shop, there is a problem with the trigger safety involving the geometry of either the lower tang or the lever, the lever doesn't contact the safety...
Forum: Mossberg 11-11-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By NHcollector
Thanks for the tip on the safety indicator pegs....

Thanks for the tip on the safety indicator pegs. I have a near perfect 144 missing the red peg.

The S106 is fiddly, be sure you have it over a clean surface when you disassemble it, parts can get...
Forum: Remington 11-10-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By NHcollector
A nice classic until the can of blue paint came...

A nice classic until the can of blue paint came out...
Forum: Remington 11-10-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By NHcollector
They were good scopes. I've collected a few of...

They were good scopes. I've collected a few of the B4 and B6 scopes, as well as a few K4s, including a K4S stainless scope. I've purchased mediocre .22s just to get the B4/6 scopes off of them. I...
Forum: Model 597 11-10-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 713
Posted By NHcollector
I was talking about young people, the ones I know...

I was talking about young people, the ones I know do like plastic. At 73 I like the rifles I grew up with. I collect everything from flintlocks to a few ARs. Plastic does have utility, so does...
Forum: Remington 11-09-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By NHcollector
Just bought one today. It is in fine condition,...

Just bought one today. It is in fine condition, shows virtually no signs of use, though it has been fired. There is a Weaver El Paso B4 scope mounted, that also has no marks on it. The barrel code is...
Forum: Rifle 11-04-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 818
Posted By NHcollector
More .22 bores have been ruined by over cleaning...

More .22 bores have been ruined by over cleaning than by under cleaning. I once bought an old single shot .22 that looked very ugly, the outside of the barrel looked like a piece of re-bar. I got the...
Forum: Winchester 11-04-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By NHcollector
It was news to me too. Winchester made 1873s in...

It was news to me too. Winchester made 1873s in .22 Short and also in .22 Long. A friend found one of the .22 Long versions in an antique shop last Spring, it was missing side plates and links among...
Forum: Winchester 11-03-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By NHcollector
A nice rifle like that needs an old Weaver 3/4"...

A nice rifle like that needs an old Weaver 3/4" scope, not some modern oversized scope.
Forum: Winchester 11-03-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By NHcollector
A nice rifle like that needs an old Weaver 3/4"...

A nice rifle like that needs an old Weaver 3/4" scope, not some modern oversized scope.
Forum: Marlin Slide Actions 11-03-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By NHcollector
I just bought a 27-S yesterday, 25-20, very nice...

I just bought a 27-S yesterday, 25-20, very nice condition. There is very little information available on them but they are well made, very well finished. I also have a No. 20, a very handy pump .22.
Forum: 5mm Mag 10-30-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,832
Posted By NHcollector
Exactly! Support your local gun shop! Too many...

Exactly! Support your local gun shop! Too many shops are closing because people engage in the false economy of buying on line to save a couple of dollars. Once the local shops close it is easy for...
Forum: Remington 10-30-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 689
Posted By NHcollector
If you watched the vid I recommended you will see...

If you watched the vid I recommended you will see that a high velocity round had case bulge where the floating chamber was pulling out of the breech. As for CCI Quiets in the long CZ rifle, they are...
Forum: Remington 10-30-2019, 03:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By NHcollector
I buy all my ammo at local shops. Support your...

I buy all my ammo at local shops. Support your local shops, if they close the noose tightens, the big box stores are not in your town, they do not have local voters, local employees. It is a false...
Forum: Remington 10-30-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 689
Posted By NHcollector
Do not shoot Stingers in your rifle! Watch that...

Do not shoot Stingers in your rifle! Watch that vid I posted above, you will likely have problems. As a general rule do not shoot ammo that was not available when a firearm was made. You want to...
Forum: Winchester 10-29-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,840
Posted By NHcollector
I bought another 69A today. Quite nice condition,...

I bought another 69A today. Quite nice condition, recessed barrel securing screw. But the cool thing is that it came with a Lyman 5A scope mounted on blocks. It has a leaf sight on the barrel. The...
Forum: Winchester 10-29-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,840
Posted By NHcollector
I got the refund yesterday. I really would've...

I got the refund yesterday. I really would've preferred having the peep sight though.
Forum: Winchester 10-18-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,840
Posted By NHcollector
Updated: The, or a, Lyman sight arrived...

Updated:

The, or a, Lyman sight arrived today, it was in a nice 57EW box but turned out to be a 57RS sight. I have contacted the seller, hope to get it resolved soon.
Forum: Savage/Stevens 10-18-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By NHcollector
23As are very nice rifles, very graceful looking...

23As are very nice rifles, very graceful looking and mine, at least, have quite good triggers. I have two of them, one very good, the other near mint. I also have a 23C in 32-20, more worn but not so...
Forum: High Standard 10-15-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By NHcollector
If the pistol seems to function properly I would...

If the pistol seems to function properly I would be tempted to put an offer on it, it is quite attractive and seems to be in good condition.
Forum: Mossberg 10-14-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 58
Sticky: Spiegel Sticky
Views: 20,625
Posted By NHcollector
Thought I'd jump in here with some talk about the...

Thought I'd jump in here with some talk about the Model 46BS rifle I bought at a local gun shop a month or so ago. I paid $160 for it, at the time I didn't know anything about the Speigle rifles, it...
Forum: Remington 10-13-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By NHcollector
Larry Potterfield has a video on converting a...

Larry Potterfield has a video on converting a Remingto No. 1 from .32 rimfire to .32-20. But that is the larger No. 1 action. On the No. 4 action going from .32 RF to .32 Colt might be feasible as...
Forum: Winchester 10-11-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By NHcollector
That rifle doesn't look so crusty to me. I would...

That rifle doesn't look so crusty to me. I would keep it original, but that's just me.
Forum: Winchester 10-11-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,840
Posted By NHcollector
The 57EW sight I snoozed on was $120... an...

The 57EW sight I snoozed on was $120... an original box comes with this one though.
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