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Forum: Anschutz 01-16-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,356
Posted By Smoothtrigger
hickorynut "If you are squirrel hunting it, the...

hickorynut
"If you are squirrel hunting it, the tree kind of squirrels, I'd pass on thumbhole stocks, for me, it's almost impossible to shoot at a steep angle upwards.

If you could please explain...
Forum: Anschutz 01-12-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,356
Posted By Smoothtrigger
I've shot a dozen Appleseed events, 9 of them...

I've shot a dozen Appleseed events, 9 of them with my Thumbhole and never had any issues in the two rapid stages.
In those stages you're cycling the bolt at lightning speed, all the while trying...
Forum: Anschutz 01-12-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,356
Posted By Smoothtrigger
I think I’m leaning most towards Smoothtriggers...

I think I’m leaning most towards Smoothtriggers suggestion of the 1416 thumb hole 18”.

Sounds about right ........ SmoothLogic™. :)
Forum: Anschutz 01-11-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,356
Posted By Smoothtrigger
"My gripe is with thumbing the safety off....

"My gripe is with thumbing the safety off. Transitioning from safety manipulation back to the grip. Does it seem like a chore with this setup?"

When I use to hunt when I was a kid roaming my...
Forum: Anschutz 01-11-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,356
Posted By Smoothtrigger
Here's my pick while you can still get them. ...

Here's my pick while you can still get them.
https://www.anschutznorthamerica.com/store/p14/1416_AV_Threaded_18%22_Thumbhole.html

At 5lbs-10oz its quite light for an Anschutz.
The Thumbhole...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 01-09-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By Smoothtrigger
Nobody anymore now that the Weaver T-36's are...

Nobody anymore now that the Weaver T-36's are going to slowly disappear.

It's becoming a major issue with our new Bench-rest shooters who don't want to spend a ton of money on a 1/8 minute 32-42X...
Forum: CZ / Brno 01-09-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,033
Posted By Smoothtrigger
Rick, Yes that is possible. But don't...

Rick,

Yes that is possible.
But don't different steels have different reflectivity? I think that a carbon steel barrel when machined is probably a bit less reflective than a stainless steel...
Forum: CZ / Brno 01-09-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,033
Posted By Smoothtrigger
"FWIW, I checked the inside of my 455 American...

"FWIW, I checked the inside of my 455 American barrel and it is blued."

If may ask, how did you check it.

Smooth
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 01-08-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,063
Posted By Smoothtrigger
Subtract 5.7mm (.224 inches) from your group...

Subtract 5.7mm (.224 inches) from your group measurement, and then punch that number into this calculator.
https://www.rapidtables.com/convert/length/mm-to-inch.html

EXP: Midas + at 50m was...
Forum: CZ / Brno 01-07-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,033
Posted By Smoothtrigger
Forget the scope, take a small high intensity...

Forget the scope, take a small high intensity light at look at the bore at an angle". "

So I did that, and dang the groves looked dark, and the lands looked somewhat shinny.

But.......... I did...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 01-07-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By Smoothtrigger
I'll skip the minor differences in glass quality,...

I'll skip the minor differences in glass quality, turret design and feel, and how long each company has been business (speaks to lifetime warranty), and go straight to a the Fire Dot.
To me it's no...
Forum: CZ / Brno 01-07-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,033
Posted By Smoothtrigger
"ALL gun barrels are blued inside and out. ALL of...

"ALL gun barrels are blued inside and out. ALL of them unless they are stainless. So lets say any of them that come blued, are blued all over."

Sounds reasonable, however when I look at them with...
Forum: CZ / Brno 01-06-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,033
Posted By Smoothtrigger
I've bore-scoped a half dozen brand new CZ's in...

I've bore-scoped a half dozen brand new CZ's in the last 12 months looking for bad crowns.
None of them had blued/black bores. Shinny as heck with normal polished/steel bores.


The reason I've...
Forum: Anschutz 01-03-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By Smoothtrigger
Rear bag hands down! But the bag has to fit...

Rear bag hands down!
But the bag has to fit your stock shape, width, and angle.

Now what some folks thougt you were asking about is shoulder contact and pressure.

Whether you use pressure on...
Forum: Open Rimfire 01-03-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By Smoothtrigger
I shop at KC Tools, and prefer Whia or Wera...

I shop at KC Tools, and prefer Whia or Wera German stainless steel bits.

Here is an example of long shaft T-15 Torx.
https://www.kctoolco.com/wiha-70411-t15-stainless-steel-torx-power-bit/
You...
Forum: .17HMR 12-31-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,402
Posted By Smoothtrigger
Not overkill at all. Here's my set up for...

Not overkill at all.

Here's my set up for everything except very serious bench-rest shooting.
Leupold VX6-3-18X 44mm Fire Dot.
Fire dot is only .25 moa so it's fine for target shooting; and for...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 12-18-2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,239
Posted By Smoothtrigger
I understand perfectly well how the internals of...

I understand perfectly well how the internals of a scope function. It's really not the complcated.

What I don't understand is how some of these post have anything to do with the OP's oringal...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 12-17-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,239
Posted By Smoothtrigger
I don't know whether to say Whaaaaaaaat, or...

I don't know whether to say Whaaaaaaaat, or Huuuuuuuuh.

Come on folks helpt me out.

Smooth
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 12-17-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,239
Posted By Smoothtrigger
"Sorry, it is okay for a .22 but I would not...

"Sorry, it is okay for a .22 but I would not trust it for serious long-range."

One of the reasons that I have so many posts is rebutting inaccurate ones like the above.

Perfectly level cross...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 12-16-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,239
Posted By Smoothtrigger
I'm not saying that the EXD tool is the only way...

I'm not saying that the EXD tool is the only way to get a perfect scope level.

It just by far the easiest, and quickest.

Heck if you want to go to the range and set up a target, and a plumb...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 12-15-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,239
Posted By Smoothtrigger
They both require a place to mount them. Many...

They both require a place to mount them.
Many set ups won't have that, and on top of that not minor point, you'll have to remove either of them to do another scope.
I could list a bunch of other...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 12-14-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,239
Posted By Smoothtrigger
Under the "Search" tab type in "EXD Scope Level"...

Under the "Search" tab type in "EXD Scope Level" and you'll find what you are looking for.
It does not need any flat surface on your rifle or any other Rube Goldberg items.

I started and answered...
Forum: Anschutz 12-05-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,586
Posted By Smoothtrigger
The 5098 will not work with any 54 series rifle...

The 5098 will not work with any 54 series rifle including the 1710/1712.
Forum: .17HMR 12-05-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Smoothtrigger
The boxes either have a small embossed/printed...

The boxes either have a small embossed/printed lot number on the bottom of the box, or more recently a much larger, but quite faint lot number inked onto the side of the box.
That's the one jala...
Forum: Photography Tips 12-05-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 617
Posted By Smoothtrigger
Nice bit of kit you have there Cow, and you've...

Nice bit of kit you have there Cow, and you've taken some fine looking photos with it.

I picked up this Nikon Nikkormat FTN in 1970, and took it all over the world until I retired it in 1987....
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