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Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-18-2019, 01:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 554
Posted By Straightshooter1
It's a marketing tool . . . nothing more. ...

It's a marketing tool . . . nothing more.

And the whole thing is really nothing new.

And I might add, it appears this "FIRE" does not address in a comprehensive way for looking at how to...
Forum: SR 22 09-07-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,837
Posted By Straightshooter1
CCI Mini-Mags for most shooting, like for target...

CCI Mini-Mags for most shooting, like for target accuracy and consistency. Though, I really haven't found any ammo that my SR22 can't fire to the ammo's potential (just make a point of staying away...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 09-05-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By Straightshooter1
This most often happens when dialing the parallax...

This most often happens when dialing the parallax by the numbers on the nob rather than by the focus through the scope when turning the parallax nob.
Forum: Ruger - Other 09-04-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By Straightshooter1
Actually, I've seen that YouTube video some a...

Actually, I've seen that YouTube video some a long time ago and noted he had the problem with slam firing with the trigger blade removed (not having the trigger blade was not a good idea); don't...
Forum: Ruger - Other 09-03-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By Straightshooter1
I'm confident you'll like the Timney in your gun....

I'm confident you'll like the Timney in your gun.

Last year Timney sent me one, with a curved trigger, to beta test and I ran it for about 1000 rounds. In comparing it to how I had my factory...
Forum: Ruger - Other 09-02-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By Straightshooter1
I got my RPRR about 2 years after I had purchased...

I got my RPRR about 2 years after I had purchased my .308 PRP with the intent on using it as a trainer for the RPR. I had removed the trigger adjustment spring on the RPR trigger which gave me a...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-28-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,531
Posted By Straightshooter1
Some of you might find it interesting how gun...

Some of you might find it interesting how gun control is really a very old thing.

See the Smithsonian Magazine article: Gun Control Is as Old as the Old Wests
...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 08-27-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,962
Posted By Straightshooter1
Well, in comparing your number to other's that...

Well, in comparing your number to other's that I've collected, those numbers are right in line with them (e.g. High, Low, Average, SD and ES's). . . except your last round where you had an ES of 87. ...
Forum: Open Rimfire 08-27-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By Straightshooter1
Copper fouling is not a "bad" thing . . . is it;...

Copper fouling is not a "bad" thing . . . is it; as long as it's not a heavy build up, huh?

The copper plating/wash actually acts as a lubricant, from what I've heard. And it certainly better...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 08-27-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,106
Posted By Straightshooter1
I tried these earlier this year and they were...

I tried these earlier this year and they were just not good. . . . unless you're target is 10 ft away. They produced an ES of 156 fps (not just a couple rounds that were off, either) and no matter...
Forum: Photography Tips 08-26-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By Straightshooter1
Software is indeed an integral part of a DSLR...

Software is indeed an integral part of a DSLR camera and what they can do. And software does a great job of enhancing images. But when I comes to long focal lengths and zoom, one's got to go after...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-24-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,970
Posted By Straightshooter1
Talking Easy, when you're using a scope that's not zeroed...

Easy, when you're using a scope that's not zeroed and/or you have terrible shooting mechanics.:yikes:

:D
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-24-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,970
Posted By Straightshooter1
Agree, as high schools aren't intended to fully...

Agree, as high schools aren't intended to fully prepare a student for any career. But they needs some basics to get to the next level (much like can be seen in the sports arena).



OK, I can...
Forum: Open Rimfire 08-24-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,438
Posted By Straightshooter1
I've been using the yellow dry wall anchors as...

I've been using the yellow dry wall anchors as well for a few years now. They work quite nicely and like that they'll eject just fine too.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-23-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,970
Posted By Straightshooter1
You're referring to a "college" here. Such...

You're referring to a "college" here. Such programs are out of reach for a great many young people. We need our high schools to do much more to prepare young people for basic entry level positions....
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-22-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,970
Posted By Straightshooter1
If you have 100 people with an IQ of 99 and 100...

If you have 100 people with an IQ of 99 and 100 people with an IQ of 101, the "average" is then 100. So, we need to be careful about how we look at just what "average" really is when looking at a...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-22-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,970
Posted By Straightshooter1
LOL For Millennials, Just develop a virtual...

LOL

For Millennials, Just develop a virtual reality video game of it to teach them. :o :bang:
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-22-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,970
Posted By Straightshooter1
. . .and we don't need to read or follow any...

. . .and we don't need to read or follow any stinking directions; just take the parts and put it together . . . it's "intuitive". :D I almost never do. ;)
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-22-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,970
Posted By Straightshooter1
You're most likely correct . . . particularly if...

You're most likely correct . . . particularly if the Joe has never had or encountered Geometry. It all goes back to how our own understanding relates to someone else's and the ability to convey an...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-22-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,970
Posted By Straightshooter1
Sometimes is how the language is used. For...

Sometimes is how the language is used. For example, saying that by raising the rear sight is "causing the muzzle to tilt upwards" is not quite correct and somewhat confusing considering just what it...
Forum: Ruger - Other 08-21-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By Straightshooter1
Check out the Vortex Diamondback Tactical 6-24X50...

Check out the Vortex Diamondback Tactical 6-24X50 FFP. It really is great value and a fine scope for such an application. I chose it and really like the reticle and the parallax that goes down to...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 08-12-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By Straightshooter1
Interceptors HP's worked well out of my Ruger...

Interceptors HP's worked well out of my Ruger SR22 and MarkIII. MV out of 3.5" barrel was running a little over 1000 fps and with the 5.5" barrel it was at 1150 fps. If used as a defensive round,...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-11-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,196
Posted By Straightshooter1
Like with "assault rifles", the problem with...

Like with "assault rifles", the problem with smartphones is NOT the smartphone . . . it's the people using them. So many people just don't have the discipline to do what they know they should do...
Forum: Ruger 77/22 08-10-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,174
Posted By Straightshooter1
I'm at 12oz with my Timney trigger in my RPRR. I...

I'm at 12oz with my Timney trigger in my RPRR. I love the light weight for target shooting.
Forum: Photography Tips 08-10-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By Straightshooter1
Thumbs up Very nice camera and pics! :t I was looking...

Very nice camera and pics! :t

I was looking to get a Nikon and lenses along that line as I missed my old film SLR and the lenses I had for it. I wanted something with good lenses and thought...
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