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Forum: Kimber 05-29-2020, 05:32 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 282,635
Posted By VertFish
Bob, I'm gonna have to throw a flag on calling...

Bob, I'm gonna have to throw a flag on calling that a Classic. While it may be a classic rifle, it is a Cascade model.
Forum: Winchester 52 05-28-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 732
Posted By VertFish
Your front ramp is indeed the integrally-milled...

Your front ramp is indeed the integrally-milled early version as it should be. The earlier pictures of the stampings and the bluing are a little grainy, but it sure seems like there are aggressive...
Forum: Kimber 05-28-2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By VertFish
Thatís a very nice CCHB. Letís see some targets...

Thatís a very nice CCHB. Letís see some targets next time you get out.
Forum: Winchester 52 05-28-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 732
Posted By VertFish
Some close-up pictures of the front ramp sight...

Some close-up pictures of the front ramp sight and bead would also help to verify if it is a period- correct barrel. With that low of a serial number, a sweated-on front ramp sight would not be...
Forum: Winchester 52 05-27-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 732
Posted By VertFish
That's a really nice looking custom C sporter. ...

That's a really nice looking custom C sporter. Given it's serial number, an authentic sporter barrel would have a milled front ramp. I can not tell from your pictures if that is the case or not. ...
Forum: Kimber 05-11-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By VertFish
Oregon Social Distancing Efforts

A couple of my buddies who live in Oregon have been tormenting me for many years with hilarious and sometimes gory photos of critters in various sages exhibiting soft tissue interruption. These...
Forum: Hunting 05-05-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,214
Posted By VertFish
If you are living and hunting in southern IN, you...

If you are living and hunting in southern IN, you might want to double check on a spring squirrel season! I have never heard of one.
...
Forum: Open Rimfire 05-05-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 10,517
Posted By VertFish
In the summer of 1977, I saved money from various...

In the summer of 1977, I saved money from various odd jobs from bailing hay, to mowing grass to painting fences to buy my first gun. It was a Marlin 39-A. I think it was $115.00 or so. A few months...
Forum: Model 37/40X 05-05-2020, 03:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By VertFish
I donít know of any quality gunsmiths who could...

I donít know of any quality gunsmiths who could complete the job in a month. Most are several months to a year in backlogged work. Consider researching the job and doing it yourself if you have a...
Forum: Kimber 05-04-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,025
Posted By VertFish
From my observations in owning a few S guns and...

From my observations in owning a few S guns and seeing pictures of many others, the S guns GENERALLY had pretty tame Claro. Earl Kelley was a real particular guy about the quality of the wood on his...
Forum: Kimber 05-01-2020, 02:33 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 282,635
Posted By VertFish
Probably the finest pack of stray dog Kimbers in...

Probably the finest pack of stray dog Kimbers in the world! Sage has an extremely keen eye for small details that I too many times gloss over. That stray does seem to be well-heeled.
Forum: Winchester 52 04-30-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,444
Posted By VertFish
In response to Recoil Bob's post #36, The...

In response to Recoil Bob's post #36, The original factory C sporters with no sights are a little bit of a misnomer. They all came with a slotted front ramp sight with no Lyman 48-F rear sight. The...
Forum: Winchester 52 04-23-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By VertFish
And Welcome to RFC!

And Welcome to RFC!
Forum: Winchester 52 04-23-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By VertFish
Post this in the 52 Subforum and SeeWin will...

Post this in the 52 Subforum and SeeWin will probably have one or can give you the specs.
Forum: Cooper 04-23-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By VertFish
I would not consider the Classics with no options...

I would not consider the Classics with no options to be that collectible and taking your worst one giving it a threading won't necessarily hurt its value to the next buyer. I only own two types of...
Forum: .17HM2 Ammunition 04-23-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,064
Posted By VertFish
Rim and neck splits happen in any type of action....

Rim and neck splits happen in any type of action. They are a function of brittle brass caused by the lack of annealing and the brass formulation used. The older CCI was the worst and became worse yet...
Forum: Winchester 52 04-18-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 740
Posted By VertFish
A friend of mine who asked me to post the...

A friend of mine who asked me to post the question called to let me know that Possum Hollow in Peru IN does make a guide for a B that he has confirmed will work for his customized B sporter. He...
Forum: Handgun 04-17-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By VertFish
I see that now blowing up your pic. Kimber of...

I see that now blowing up your pic. Kimber of America was manufacturing rifles in Clackamas, OR, but when Edelman bought Jericho, he founded Kimber Manufacturing in NY and that is where the 1911ís...
Forum: Handgun 04-17-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 328
Posted By VertFish
A couple of thoughts: 1. That is a Kimber...

A couple of thoughts:
1. That is a Kimber Manufacturing, Inc. (Kimber of NY), not a KoO gun.
2. Kimber of NY makes what seems like 300 different versions of the 1911 A-1 variant and most Kimber...
Forum: Winchester 52 04-13-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 740
Posted By VertFish
Thanks for the help guys!

Thanks for the help guys!
Forum: Winchester 52 04-13-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 740
Posted By VertFish
52-B Bore Guide

I understand the C, D and E bore guides won't work in the B model. I tried to search the forum to see who makes a bore guide for a B, but I did not get a clear answer. Who makes a B Bore guide at...
Forum: Kimber 04-12-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,763
Posted By VertFish
Much better. I only use sunshades in benchrest...

Much better. I only use sunshades in benchrest matches. In the squirrel woods, sun is your friend.
Forum: Kimber 04-08-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,175
Posted By VertFish
It looks like a genuine Kimber alright; albeit a...

It looks like a genuine Kimber alright; albeit a funky one off, factory re-do or a lunch box gun. When it comes to Kimber stray dogs, Sage is the Grand Phoobah. He has more kooky unexplained...
Forum: Kimber 04-07-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,763
Posted By VertFish
The Kimber Collectors Association has requested...

The Kimber Collectors Association has requested PW to suspend your Kimber Forum posting privileges for 60 days for that one Dave. Come one Man!
Forum: Mauser 04-07-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By VertFish
There are not many industry standards when it...

There are not many industry standards when it comes to marketing the relative speed of .22 ammo. Many people feel that subsonic is equivalent to ABOUT 1,100 fps or less.

High-quality target...
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