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Forum: Cooper 07-11-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By Test_Engineer
Change the word "accuracy" to "reliability", and...

Change the word "accuracy" to "reliability", and you perfectly described my situation. I had even redesigned (and rebuilt) my Ruger mark pistol to be completely frictionless. And yet there were still...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-11-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By Test_Engineer
I've seen a few postimage posts. I like them less...

I've seen a few postimage posts. I like them less than the photobucket posts. The postimage pics show up as a little black box with a white 'X' in it. That's because postimage requires you to have...
Forum: Mark III 07-11-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By Test_Engineer
It varies bolt to bolt. Ruger gave an adequate...

It varies bolt to bolt. Ruger gave an adequate chamfer on some, and others cut a little lead. Mild denting isn't a problem, but shaving is. It doesn't take much rounding of that edge to fix the...
Forum: Mark II 07-11-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By Test_Engineer
How are you planning to aim? There are...

How are you planning to aim?

There are dovetail mounts out there for a lot of popular optic sights.

Alternatively, I'm thinking a filler should be very simple model to make for someone with a...
Forum: Mk IV 07-11-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,460
Posted By Test_Engineer
It sounds like this ammo left the factory after...

It sounds like this ammo left the factory after missing the lube process. This will cause leading even in the smoothest barrels.

If it were my problem, I think I'd go to the black powder section...
Forum: Anything 10/22 07-11-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By Test_Engineer
You're welcome. I'm glad it's working good now. A...

You're welcome. I'm glad it's working good now. A little cleaning & polishing in the right places cure a multitude of gun problems! :bthumb:
Forum: 10/22 Action 07-11-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By Test_Engineer
Post #1 here seems to confirm it's for a 22wmr. ...

Post #1 here seems to confirm it's for a 22wmr.

https://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=53006
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 07-10-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By Test_Engineer
This IS a new bolt. Never been fired except...

This IS a new bolt. Never been fired except possibly for a factory function check.

The power tools would be for shaping/putting a new surface on the added material - not for doing the adding. I...
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. 07-10-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By Test_Engineer
Adding Metal?

I hate the way Ruger cuts rim pockets into bolts at the very extreme upper end of SAAMI head space. Combined with their free floating extractor design (as opposed to a fixed pivot), they beg for...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 07-10-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 366
Posted By Test_Engineer
Magazine play = feeding problems. That's why...

Magazine play = feeding problems.

That's why I will never again buy a gun from an on-line source. I will start an inspection with locking the bolt/slide back and inserting a non empty mag (plastic...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-09-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,564
Posted By Test_Engineer
Yep, it sure did. So I did as Tom suggested and...

Yep, it sure did. So I did as Tom suggested and asked about setting up another appointment in 2042. She declined to do it. :(
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-09-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,564
Posted By Test_Engineer
Woo Hoo!

RESULT TODAY:

The lady at the counter handed me a work order/estimate to sign. It had a new muffler @ $97.11 and labor @ $60.00. Any pipes or clamps would be additional and then tax applied.

I...
Forum: Mark III 07-09-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By Test_Engineer
I'll bet the delivery driver just LOVED you!...

I'll bet the delivery driver just LOVED you! :rolleyes:
Forum: 10/22 Action 07-08-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By Test_Engineer
I don't see any dremel work in the RCP Phx video....

I don't see any dremel work in the RCP Phx video. Perhaps you're referring to the MCARBO video that comes up in the "play next" list?

I think the dremel polishing in that video was fine for the...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-08-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,041
Posted By Test_Engineer
I was introduced to muzzle loading in Jr. High...

I was introduced to muzzle loading in Jr. High and decided that I would have one someday. Just to make sure I'd keep that promise, I bought a .50 cal CVA accessory kit. It had balls and percussion...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 07-08-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Test_Engineer
Your formula for 20 MOA is correct, but your...

Your formula for 20 MOA is correct, but your suggestion for 1 MOA is not.

1 MOA = 1/3600 = .00028"

So divide your desired MOA change by 3600 and multiply by ring spacing to get the needed shim...
Forum: Anything 10/22 07-08-2020, 12:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By Test_Engineer
The sides and bottom radius helps with light...

The sides and bottom radius helps with light strikes. The sear interface notch helps with lighter trigger pull. And the front face helps the bolt slide back smoother for better ejection and feeding....
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-07-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,564
Posted By Test_Engineer
Lifetime Guarantee

My little Toyota pickup has been totally awesome for me for the last 30 years. But it recently became quite loud to drive. So I took a hand mirror and crawled under for a look. The welds on the top...
Forum: Mk IV 07-07-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By Test_Engineer
I get plenty of mail every month that has pages...

I get plenty of mail every month that has pages with no printing on one side. These make great free targets. I also have rolls of electrical tape in assorted colors - red, blue, black, yellow, and...
Forum: Anything 10/22 07-06-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By Test_Engineer
Since nobody else is jumping at the chance to...

Since nobody else is jumping at the chance to answer your question - I'll take a stab at it.

The Volquartsen hammer is what's happening.

VQ drills an extra hole in their hammers to lighten them...
Forum: Mark III 07-06-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By Test_Engineer
When I bought my used MKII, it was obvious the...

When I bought my used MKII, it was obvious the previous owner(s) never cleaned it AND they shot it a whole lot. The trigger pull was fairly whacky. First, it had developed what I call pre-creep....
Forum: Mark III 07-05-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By Test_Engineer
That's weird. Clark completely revamped their...

That's weird. Clark completely revamped their website and even added a 22/45 version for the set. Their old website incorrectly described the hammer pin as a sear pin. It's sure not clear why they...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-05-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,207
Posted By Test_Engineer
For years, the only .22 I owned was an H&R 6-shot...

For years, the only .22 I owned was an H&R 6-shot revolver that ejects a single spent case at a time. I bought it for running a trap line, but a long range session would only burn 60 rounds or so. A...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-03-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,415
Posted By Test_Engineer
What about uneven lube distribution? Some...

What about uneven lube distribution?

Some bullets I've pulled had enough lube inside to have powder clumps stuck to the sides of the case and inside the heel. That would be hard to have an even...
Forum: Mark II 07-03-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By Test_Engineer
This is probably the safest bet. I do have...

This is probably the safest bet.

I do have to wonder though, if taller sights are really needed at all. All the Standard models I've owned needed the front sight filed down for using the fixed...
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