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Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) Yesterday, 07:37 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,372
Posted By oldshot50
Went to local supplier today looking for SK+. ...

Went to local supplier today looking for SK+. None in stock. Over 20 cases on backorder. Would not take my order. Said Capstone (US importer of Lapua/SK) will not accept orders for SK now and do...
Forum: CZ / Brno Yesterday, 01:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,096
Posted By oldshot50
My wife is right handed but left eye dominant. ...

My wife is right handed but left eye dominant. She has used a "blind" on her scope for several years. I make hers from sheet craft foam purchased at a local craft store. Determine the size and...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 09-16-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,135
Posted By oldshot50
Is the target too easy? Perhaps for you or any...

Is the target too easy? Perhaps for you or any practiced and experienced shooter. But, unless I misunderstand things, the purpose of the new factory class is to get more shooters to the range. ...
Forum: Shooting Accessories 09-11-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,208
Posted By oldshot50
Hopped sells VCL Bags in 2 lengths--one for...

Hopped sells VCL Bags in 2 lengths--one for pistols and one that fits all but the longest rifles. They guarantee no rust for 5 years in storage. They will not damage wood or plastics. Relatively...
Forum: Shooting Accessories 09-11-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By oldshot50
I have been using the Patchworm PULL through for...

I have been using the Patchworm PULL through for several years. Super handy for range cleaning of 10/22s. I will be interested to hear the OPs results when trying to PUSH a patch the length of a...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 09-11-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By oldshot50
Definitely "out in the middle of nowhere". LOL....

Definitely "out in the middle of nowhere". LOL. Nice group of shooters. Offers the benefit of testing indoors without the wind and then moving to the outdoor range to see if your results hold.
Forum: Colt 08-30-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,981
Posted By oldshot50
I have a Trooper MK III in .357 with the...

I have a Trooper MK III in .357 with the electroless nickel finish that I purchased in the early 70's. 6" barrel. I always wanted the same revolver in the same finish in .22lr. I came across one...
Forum: Ultimate 10/22 08-25-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,431
Posted By oldshot50
Perhaps Covid considerations has caused staffing...

Perhaps Covid considerations has caused staffing cutbacks and they are not yet back to a complete workforce. If that is the case, I would personally appreciate the present staff being dedicated to...
Forum: Anything 10/22 08-24-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,175
Posted By oldshot50
Apparently time for me to gain some knowledge. ...

Apparently time for me to gain some knowledge. Why do you recommend staying with the OEM extractor spring rather than using the new VQ spring that comes with the new extractor? I have changed the...
Forum: Anything 10/22 08-24-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,793
Posted By oldshot50
If you have any fears about your springs...

If you have any fears about your springs weakening, just keep a couple loaded for quick need. Then, rotate them with a couple of others and establish a cycle. I don't think you would have a problem...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 08-23-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 827
Posted By oldshot50
The SK Flatnose Target (originally called...

The SK Flatnose Target (originally called Flatnose Basic) is a couple dollars cheaper per box than the Flatnose Match. IN MY RIFLES, the Flatnose Match is slightly more accurate AND more consistent...
Forum: Shooting Accessories 08-22-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By oldshot50
I made small "bench" cleaning kits for use at the...

I made small "bench" cleaning kits for use at the range. It includes a .243 caliber brass brush bent at 45* for the chamber, some regular Q-tips, some patches (I use 1" round for the bore and 3"...
Forum: Anschutz 08-22-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By oldshot50
Alex Sitman (MasterClass Stocks) is excellent. ...

Alex Sitman (MasterClass Stocks) is excellent. He is located in Bellwood, PA just north of Altoona, PA and only about 2 miles off of exit 41 on Interstate 99. A true Craftsman and good guy. You...
Forum: Shooting Accessories 08-21-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,138
Posted By oldshot50
+1 for the Randolph machine rest. Someone noted...

+1 for the Randolph machine rest. Someone noted ease and speed of changing tops for use with different configuration stocks. I can change mine in 20 seconds or less. I think this is an advantage...
Forum: CZ / Brno 08-13-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,934
Posted By oldshot50
Consider going for something higher than 9x if...

Consider going for something higher than 9x if you plan to extend your distance. Locally, if there is a restriction on magnification, the scope gets set at the highest max allowed and some tape is...
Forum: 10/22 Action 08-08-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,775
Posted By oldshot50
For the money difference, which is minimal, I...

For the money difference, which is minimal, I would buy the KIDD drop in kit. Tony Kidd does a very good video on their site that will guide your installation. Even I was able to do it. You will...
Forum: Model 37/40X 08-07-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,608
Posted By oldshot50
I was supposedly on the list for one of the...

I was supposedly on the list for one of the mounts (Vianni clone) that Ivan wanted to make. So, I would like to get on the list for one of these if they come to market. Never did find an original...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 08-04-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By oldshot50
I'm sure you will get years of service and...

I'm sure you will get years of service and countless hours of fun with your new bags. Definitely quality products from a quality company. Shoot often. Shoot safely!
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 08-02-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,113
Posted By oldshot50
Unfortunately, one remedy that has some impact is...

Unfortunately, one remedy that has some impact is raising membership fees. Those who disrespect the ranges generally appear to be cheap about range fees. Downside is that raising the fee enough to...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 08-02-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By oldshot50
I have both of the Caldwell rests you referenced....

I have both of the Caldwell rests you referenced. I carry my Rock BR in a former toolbox with the top tray removed. It is a BOSTITCH by Stanley box that I bought at Lowe's. It measures about 24"L...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 08-02-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,054
Posted By oldshot50
Google GoodShootingInc.com. They have the SK...

Google GoodShootingInc.com. They have the SK Pistol Match in stock.. I believe it is $6.10 per box plus shipping. Great people to deal with. Cathy is a former national silhouette champion and very...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 08-01-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By oldshot50
I have both hard and soft bottom rear bags from...

I have both hard and soft bottom rear bags from Protektor. Majority of my shooting is in Benchrest local matches. For my purposes, I prefer the hard bottom bags. They seem to be more stable on the...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 08-01-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By oldshot50
I don't know of any prescribed rules for target...

I don't know of any prescribed rules for target height. As noted in another post, the lay of the land often dictates the height on a specific backer. At our local matches, we just try to be sure...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 08-01-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By oldshot50
Check out Herretts grips. Google them. I believe...

Check out Herretts grips. Google them. I believe that I have seen that grip (or something very similar) on their site. I have the Herretts "National" target grips on my 41. Good looking, good...
Forum: Mark III 07-26-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 939
Posted By oldshot50
Always difficult to decide how to handle...

Always difficult to decide how to handle something thought to have POTENTIAL collector value. One thing you may want to consider is how long it may take for that perceived value to accrue. Will it...
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