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Forum: Martini 11-05-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,535
Posted By BigWobbles
Very cool! What power is the scope?

Very cool! What power is the scope?
Forum: Martini 10-16-2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By BigWobbles
I paid $1100 for mine. It didn’t have the PH rear...

I paid $1100 for mine. It didn’t have the PH rear sight, so I had to find one of those ($150 extra). These rifles are super fun and astoundingly accurate. You paid a fair price and you’ll never...
Forum: Martini 10-04-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By BigWobbles
There’s someone advertising a supposed BSA...

There’s someone advertising a supposed BSA Martini Model 13 ( the lightweight sporter” of BSA promotional material) on Gunbroker. The stated barrel length, however, would be too long for a Model 13...
Forum: Benchrest 50 yd. Iron Sight Matches with NRA A-23/5 target 10-04-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,284
Posted By BigWobbles
Here’s the target. 6th hok in 9 ring on bull #4...

Here’s the target. 6th hok in 9 ring on bull #4 was a flyer from earlier sight in.
Forum: Benchrest 50 yd. Iron Sight Matches with NRA A-23/5 target 10-04-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,284
Posted By BigWobbles
October 2019 200/11X Jacques Rifkind Los...

October 2019
200/11X Jacques Rifkind
Los Angeles (ASR) 10-4-19
BSA Intl. Mark III, PH front and rear sights; Lapua Center-X
Cowan front; Protektor rear
50/3X, 50/3X, 50/3X, 50/2X
My first time...
Forum: Martini 09-26-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By BigWobbles
Beautiful! I want a model 6 (or 13) like that!...

Beautiful! I want a model 6 (or 13) like that! Impossible to find these days.
Forum: Benchrest 50 yd. Iron Sight Matches with NRA A-23/5 target 09-26-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,284
Posted By BigWobbles
199/12X Jacques Rifkind Los Angeles (ASR)...

199/12X Jacques Rifkind
Los Angeles (ASR) 9-26-19
BSA Intl. Mark III, PH front and rear sights; Lapua Center-X
Cowan front; Protektor rear
50/4X, 49/2X, 50/3X, 50/3X
Overcast after a light rain;...
Forum: Anschutz 09-10-2019, 01:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,286
Posted By BigWobbles
I’m running my 1712 in an MDT chassis for our...

I’m running my 1712 in an MDT chassis for our local silhouette club’s new tactical competition. We shoot prone at 1/5 scale animals @ 50, 100, 150 and 200 meters. The chassis definitely tightened up...
Forum: Martini 06-15-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By BigWobbles
I’m really looking forward to it! I have a Mark...

I’m really looking forward to it! I have a Mark III Intl with PH irons, and it shoots lights out, even with my substandard eyesight. There’s something about these Martinis with period-correct scopes,...
Forum: Martini 06-14-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By BigWobbles
BSA Model 12 with Fecker 20x

Our Silhouette range is starting up a “tactical” rimfire game with animals at 50, 100, 150 and 200 meters. We weren’t set up with the 1/5 scale targets this past weekend but I decided to check...
Forum: Benchrest 50 yd. Iron Sight Matches with NRA A-23/5 target 05-17-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By BigWobbles
May 16, 2019, Jacques Rifkind, Angeles Shooting...

May 16, 2019, Jacques Rifkind, Angeles Shooting Range, Sylmar CA

199-9x, Vintage
BSA Intl Mark III
Parker Hale front and rear sights
Cowan front rest and Protektor rear bag
A-23/5 target
65...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 04-22-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By BigWobbles
I just got my Cowan rest as well. I ended up with...

I just got my Cowan rest as well. I ended up with one of the large canvas sided tool bags with wheels they sell at Home Depot. The rest fits nicely sideways and I’m able to put my Protektor bag...
Forum: Benchrest 50 yd. Iron Sight Matches with NRA A-23/5 target 04-18-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By BigWobbles
April 17, 2019, Jacques Rifkind, Angeles Shooting...

April 17, 2019, Jacques Rifkind, Angeles Shooting Range, Sylmar CA

196-5x, Vintage
BSA Intl Mark III
Parker Hale front and rear sights
Cowan front rest and Protektor rear bag
A-23/5 target...
Forum: Anschutz 04-15-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 994
Posted By BigWobbles
To the OP: also, several others here, including...

To the OP: also, several others here, including myself, mount their scopes on a rail that has height built in (typically 20 MOA), which enables vertical scope adjustment for longer distances. If you...
Forum: Anschutz 04-10-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 562
Posted By BigWobbles
Beautiful! Also, I like how you got the...

Beautiful! Also, I like how you got the “Nightmare Before Christmas” happy face etched on the scope knob. Brilliant!
Forum: Martini 03-30-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,363
Posted By BigWobbles
First range report on the Francotte / BSA...

First range report on the Francotte / BSA trainer. Rifle is very light (6.5 lbs?) but balances well and is easy to hold on target offhand. The trigger is crisp, with no creep or over travel. It’s...
Forum: Martini 03-16-2019, 02:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,363
Posted By BigWobbles
No.1– thanks for the info. Yes, this seems to be...

No.1– thanks for the info. Yes, this seems to be a bit of a frankenmartini: per the seller, both the receiver and barrel were originally centerfire, (now converted to .22 lr)— and I’m assuming...
Forum: Martini 03-15-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,363
Posted By BigWobbles
Thanks, MS! I will upload photos and a...

Thanks, MS! I will upload photos and a preliminary range report as soon as the rifle gets out of Calif jail— approx ten days. I had a chance to hold her and test the trigger: good balance and a very...
Forum: Anschutz 03-15-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By BigWobbles
Although it doesn’t answer your question exactly,...

Although it doesn’t answer your question exactly, I recently put my 1712 barreled action in an MDT chassis and it seems to me (not yet established objectively) that it shoots more consistently...
Forum: Martini 03-12-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,363
Posted By BigWobbles
I know this is an old thread, but I thought it...

I know this is an old thread, but I thought it might be worth putting a final word to it. I just purchased the Martini from Mark Chesebro (at substantially less than the original asking price). I...
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