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Forum: Remington 08-13-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,054
Posted By k.rollin
When I test fired this 511 initially and...

When I test fired this 511 initially and discovered the 510 safety, I was comparing the rifle's performance to that of my friend's 513T. Both rifles shot well, with the 511 printing a group about 1.5...
Forum: Remington 08-13-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,054
Posted By k.rollin
I know the thread is almost three years old but...

I know the thread is almost three years old but I'm the OP, so if I want to bring it back, I will.

A lot has happened since the last time I posted here, but the big thing was I bought a house and...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 04-01-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,413
Posted By k.rollin
I felt it was worth it to polish and jewel the...

I felt it was worth it to polish and jewel the bolt of the Model 60 I gave my girlfriend. Not because it enhanced performance or anything, but because I was making something special for her. ...
Forum: Remington 09-08-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,054
Posted By k.rollin
Dyson, Sorry to hear about your receiver...

Dyson,
Sorry to hear about your receiver getting damaged. Thank you for providing that information though, it was exactly what I was hoping for.
Forum: Remington 09-07-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,054
Posted By k.rollin
Drilling & Tapping a 511 for a Lyman 57RS

I recently acquired a Remington 511 manufactured in June of 1947, and I am planning to drill and tap the receiver for a Lyman 57RS receiver peep. To ensure that I am mounting the sight in the proper...
Forum: Henry 11-25-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By k.rollin
Those targets don't tell the whole story when it...

Those targets don't tell the whole story when it comes to pistol shooting, as there is no guarantee that the pistols sights are zeroed properly or whether the shooter has a good sight picture, grip,...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 08-20-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,907
Posted By k.rollin
I put the short leaf Marbles Bullseye on the Mod....

I put the short leaf Marbles Bullseye on the Mod. 60 I fixed up for my girlfriend with a dovetailed front ramp and a 3/32" gold bead front sight. This combination is very intuitive and easy to use...
Forum: Henry 08-05-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By k.rollin
Looking at my Frontier, it looks like there are...

Looking at my Frontier, it looks like there are pins retaining the barrel and magazine tube. If you remove the magazine tube retaining pin, I would assume that you could rotate the tube as you...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 08-05-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By k.rollin
Sometime in the early 2000's, the barrels were...

Sometime in the early 2000's, the barrels were shortened to match the reduced length of the magazine tube IIRC.
Forum: Henry 07-20-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,432
Posted By k.rollin
Neat, the saddle ring appears to be used like a...

Neat, the saddle ring appears to be used like a receiver end plate sling mount on an AR15; perfect for a single point sling (though the rifle is a bit long for that). Learn something new everyday.
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 06-20-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,836
Posted By k.rollin
Minimum barrel length of 16" and an overall...

Minimum barrel length of 16" and an overall length of 26" is required in order to be a legal Title 1 (regulated by GCA'68, but not NFA'34) firearm. If either length requirement is unsatisfied, then...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 06-18-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,836
Posted By k.rollin
I think it's because they are employees rather...

I think it's because they are employees rather than being the business owner/licensee.
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 06-18-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,836
Posted By k.rollin
Their FFL has been revoked before. ...

Their FFL has been revoked before.

http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2011/12/daniel-zimmerman/oops-red-jacket-firearms-loses-their-ffl/
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 04-30-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By k.rollin
I have never seen an anodized Model 60, but when...

I have never seen an anodized Model 60, but when I played paintball, I used to remove anodized finishes by letting parts sit in sodium hydroxide, because the finish is analogous to bluing (oxidized...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 04-29-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By k.rollin
I masked the barrel and magazine tube, sprayed it...

I masked the barrel and magazine tube, sprayed it with this (http://www.amazon.com/Mar-Hyde-2811-Tal-Strip-Strength-Remover/dp/B000ZO28RE), then scraped the paint off with a flexible putty knife....
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 04-29-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By k.rollin
I use an OTIS cleaning kit to clean all my rifles...

I use an OTIS cleaning kit to clean all my rifles from the breech. Stiff cleaning rods have only been used to remove stuck cases.
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 04-26-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 936
Posted By k.rollin
Numrich, $26.05. ...

Numrich, $26.05.
http://www.gunpartscorp.com/catalog/Products.aspx?catid=3950

I learned how to shoot on one of these (my father's J.C. Higgins 103.181), and just rescued another one (friend found...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 04-24-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By k.rollin
I wouldn't advise using a drill press to do any...

I wouldn't advise using a drill press to do any milling operations, as their spindles are not designed for lateral loads. If the only tool available is a drill press, then dill a series of holes and...
Forum: Henry 04-21-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,033
Posted By k.rollin
It's a bummer that your stock was damaged, but if...

It's a bummer that your stock was damaged, but if you do choose to get rid of it, I'd like to be second in line behind noremf, though my reasons are less for the education of the public, and more for...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 04-16-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By k.rollin
Model 60 rifles from 1985-1991 or 1992 will have...

Model 60 rifles from 1985-1991 or 1992 will have the LSHO, 22" barrel and 18 round magazine. From 1991-200X they were equipped with LSHO, 22" barrel and 15 round magazine. From 200X onward, they...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 04-16-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By k.rollin
I was led to believe that the LSHO feature was...

I was led to believe that the LSHO feature was added in 1985, along with the updated feed throat and bolt designs, and that the magazine capacity was reduced in 1991 or 1992 to cater to New Jersey's...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 04-16-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,446
Posted By k.rollin
To mount a suppressor on a Model 60, the front...

To mount a suppressor on a Model 60, the front sight (if you use it) will have to be relocated before the barrel can be threaded. In addition, if your magazine tube runs the length of your barrel, it...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 04-14-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,202
Posted By k.rollin
The longer Bullseye sight will have that issue;...

The longer Bullseye sight will have that issue; if you use the shorter version, the sight elevator will work in all positions.
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 04-13-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By k.rollin
It isn't present on all factory stocks though....

It isn't present on all factory stocks though. The original stock on my 60 had the reinforcement screw, but the factory laminate stock I put on doesn't.
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 04-13-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,384
Posted By k.rollin
I used the Grove-Tec machine screw set that came...

I used the Grove-Tec machine screw set that came with 1.25" sling swivels from Brownell's or Midway. I had to cut the machine screw and grind the nut a little, but it's pretty painless with the...
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