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Forum: Model 597 03-27-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,658
Posted By milotalon
You are right, mine does not swivel which is fine...

You are right, mine does not swivel which is fine by me as all I do is paper punch and kill beer cans.

As far as the swivel goes, I believe mine was this one which has both wood and machine...
Forum: Model 597 03-27-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,658
Posted By milotalon
As long as you get the same model / Picatinny &...

As long as you get the same model / Picatinny & Swivel Stud Mount (Leapers UTG TL-BP28S) bipod as this one on Amazon it will all make sense when you open it up: Leapers Bipod...
Forum: Model 597 03-27-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,658
Posted By milotalon
I too have the Leapers UTG bipod and love it....

I too have the Leapers UTG bipod and love it. However, mine mounts to a sling stud and not the barrel. It comes with an adapter that puts a Picatinny type mount on the sling stud. Then you can...
Forum: Model 597 07-07-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,517
Posted By milotalon
That is the spot... but that is not the size...

That is the spot... but that is not the size drill bit you need. If you end up using the wood screw type stud, you just need to drill a pilot hole that is a bit smaller than the threads and the stud...
Forum: Model 597 06-07-2009, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By milotalon
Straight from the Remington Website: ...

Straight from the Remington Website:

Remington 597 VTR (http://www.remington.com/products/firearms/rimfire_rifles/model_597/model_597_vtr.asp)

and from The Firearm Blog:
...
Forum: Model 597 05-26-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By milotalon
Nice paintjob there ABHunt! I painted my 597...

Nice paintjob there ABHunt!

I painted my 597 with Krylon Fusion Khaki. Sanded down the seams with 240 grit then roughed up the rest with a green 3M scrubby while I washed it thoroughly with...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 05-19-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,184
Posted By milotalon
That is one heckuva sweet looking rig there Cat!

That is one heckuva sweet looking rig there Cat!
Forum: Handgun 05-19-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,439
Posted By milotalon
I added some new grips to my Rock Island GI... ...

I added some new grips to my Rock Island GI...

http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa112/camaro327/Guns/ROCK_4.jpg

... and a new Kimber Rimfire Target conversion kit.
...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 05-14-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 79,300
Posted By milotalon
Not sure if this is correct... the note SWFA left...

Not sure if this is correct... the note SWFA left in the Vortex thread indicated that the turrets turned in the opposite direction compared to normal rather than the turret was mounted on the wrong...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 05-11-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,184
Posted By milotalon
This is a follow up to my earlier review. I...

This is a follow up to my earlier review. I received the B-square high rings and mounted this scope up on my Remington 597. All I can say is wow! My 597 looks and performs like a little sniper rifle...
Forum: Model 597 05-11-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By milotalon
Welcome Bob! I have the identical setup that you...

Welcome Bob! I have the identical setup that you have including the UTG Bipod. Beware however, this thing is addictive. I did re-scope my rifle with a Vortex 6-24x50 and also free floated the stock,...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 05-02-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 79,300
Posted By milotalon
Since the Intenity 6.5-20x44 is out of stock...

Since the Intenity 6.5-20x44 is out of stock again, I submit to you another strong contender for the best under $100 scope.

The Vortex Crossfire 6-24x50 mil-dot. Except for the 50mm objective,...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 05-02-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,184
Posted By milotalon
I just received my Vortex yesterday for my...

I just received my Vortex yesterday for my Remington 597 factory scoped combo and I am impressed. I was hoping to mount the scope in the factory Remington rings which must be of medium height. No go....
Forum: Model 597 05-02-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 888
Posted By milotalon
I think Remington may do this to draw interest at...

I think Remington may do this to draw interest at the various big stores. For example, I bought mine at Bass Pro Shops and mine was the lighter gray color like the one on the bottom (until I painted...
Forum: Model 597 04-29-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 888
Posted By milotalon
Welcome to the 597 club! I think you will find...

Welcome to the 597 club! I think you will find the 597 to be a fine rifle.

Here is the bipod I installed on mine:

Leapers UTG Bipod...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 04-29-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 79,300
Posted By milotalon
In the Intensity Scope Brochure, it states that...

In the Intensity Scope Brochure, it states that the 2 aspherical lens scopes are "designed to handle recoil from the largest caliber rifles". It does not state specifically that the standard series 1...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 04-28-2009, 12:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,184
Posted By milotalon
Just placed an order for this scope along with...

Just placed an order for this scope along with some high B-square rings. I will review once I receive it and get 'er all mounted up.

I was really torn between this scope and the Intensity but the...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 04-17-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,184
Posted By milotalon
Very nice. Thank you for posting... I believe I...

Very nice. Thank you for posting... I believe I will place an order for one very soon.
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 04-17-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,184
Posted By milotalon
Yes, an on-hands review would be great. Anyone?...

Yes, an on-hands review would be great. Anyone? Are the mismatched reference indicators a non-issue? Sure seems like one heckuva scope for the money.

The SWFA order page shows a sunshade... is...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 04-12-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 79,300
Posted By milotalon
Just the ear muffs. I use plugs too but have been...

Just the ear muffs. I use plugs too but have been wanting to get a set of muffs anyway. I was already torn between the Intensity and the Vortex but the $10 difference plus free muffs had me leaning...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 04-12-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 79,300
Posted By milotalon
... and now the decision between the Intensity...

... and now the decision between the Intensity and the Vortex becomes very difficult. I really want a mil-dot reticle but I also want a 40mm - 44mm objective. The free stuff was swaying me towards...
Forum: Model 597 04-12-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 374,233
Posted By milotalon
A hearty welcome from the colonies!...

A hearty welcome from the colonies! Congratulations on the new gun Andy and I hope you like your 597 as much as I like mine.

Steve

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Forum: Model 597 04-09-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 639
Posted By milotalon
Thanks for the heads up Al. I have been following...

Thanks for the heads up Al. I have been following those scope threads very closely trying to decide between the Mueller APV, Intensity or Vortex scopes. I think I am going to pick up the Intensity...
Forum: Model 597 04-09-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 639
Posted By milotalon
Well then, good luck! Looks to be a perfect...

Well then, good luck! Looks to be a perfect Colorado day today for shooting.

Where do you shoot?
Forum: Model 597 04-05-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By milotalon
Sweet rifle there, DeserWolf! Don't let Toxic get...

Sweet rifle there, DeserWolf! Don't let Toxic get to you about the Desert Tan look. I love that look and painted mine tan as well.

I will admit though that I do live in a green forest. However, I...
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