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Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics Yesterday, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By gcrank1
It is an expedient way to test out your...

It is an expedient way to test out your calculations for what moa is needed IF you have a one piece base/rail. Do not do this with 2 pc bases.
With the light recoil of 22LR you can get away with...
Forum: 10/22 Stocks - Making & Modifying Yesterday, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By gcrank1
I assume no 'bleaching' at this point? Does...

I assume no 'bleaching' at this point?
Does look good to go :bthumb:
Forum: Air Rifles 10-21-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,254
Posted By gcrank1
From the look of that #1 maybe you should clean...

From the look of that #1 maybe you should clean after every 5 shots !
Forum: RFC Community Forum 10-20-2021, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By gcrank1
Thanx for the notification! I used to...

Thanx for the notification!
I used to subscribe, looked forward to each issue and ended up with more potential projects than I will ever get to but still have the mags.
Few modern publications have...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 10-20-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 589
Posted By gcrank1
I am impressed by how good those look :bthumb:

I am impressed by how good those look :bthumb:
Forum: RFC Community Forum 10-19-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 757
Posted By gcrank1
Maybe my retirement gig should be my own little...

Maybe my retirement gig should be my own little package delivery company?
Forum: RFC Community Forum 10-19-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 757
Posted By gcrank1
The USPS has become a retirement and health care...

The USPS has become a retirement and health care organization that just happens to (poorly) deliver 'mail'.
The old GM was similar but they just happened to make cars.
The point is that the legacy...
Forum: 10/22 Action 10-19-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By gcrank1
LOL :bthumb:

LOL :bthumb:
Forum: 10/22 Action 10-19-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By gcrank1
I think I could get to like golf if we could use...

I think I could get to like golf if we could use mortars for the long shots :)
Might also help to keep the attack carts away?
Forum: 10/22 Action 10-19-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By gcrank1
Think maybe I'll just take up a safe sport...

Think maybe I'll just take up a safe sport like....ummm...golf
FORE!
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 10-19-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 589
Posted By gcrank1
Im going to take a wide guess on 'size'..... I...

Im going to take a wide guess on 'size'.....
I think I like about 1/3 of the aperture to be 'white' surrounding the 2/3 of the 'bull'.
When I would try squeezing it down to 1/4 white and 3/4 bull...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-18-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,128
Posted By gcrank1
I have a friend..... Dumb stuff has been done ...

I have a friend.....
Dumb stuff has been done
And sadly will continue to be done
Imagine somebody reading about how so-&-so used a strong action to to this and does the same with a weak action,...
Forum: Air Rifles 10-18-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By gcrank1
The 'birds eye' makes a fine aiming point, for...

The 'birds eye' makes a fine aiming point, for either caliber.
Note that the 'power figures' change with distance so if the .177 is '66%' more just off the muzzle it wont be at 20yards out. Id look...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 10-18-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By gcrank1
The Mdl 1919 went thru several iterations,...

The Mdl 1919 went thru several iterations, changes in the firing pin (1st ones were dbl f.p.), rear peep sight and magazines. If this is the rifle you may not have the correct magazine for the model...
Forum: Factory Stock 10/22's 10-17-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By gcrank1
Fwiw, I went with a thinnish Weaver base with the...

Fwiw, I went with a thinnish Weaver base with the integral 3/8" tip-off rail right on top. This gives me all my options for using any of my scope/ring combo's I want to try without completely...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 10-17-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 589
Posted By gcrank1
That globe takes the Lyman 17A inserts. Ive...

That globe takes the Lyman 17A inserts.
Ive used 'irons', peep rear with front globe c/w aperture inserts to good effect in match shooting when my eyes still worked (glaucoma now). Back then I could...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-17-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By gcrank1
You clean the bore between the brands?

You clean the bore between the brands?
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 10-17-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By gcrank1
Its just a 10/22, use 'em until something comes...

Its just a 10/22, use 'em until something comes along you like the looks of better :bthumb:
Forum: 10/22 Stocks - Making & Modifying 10-16-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 566
Posted By gcrank1
Good tips in all that!

Good tips in all that!
Forum: Military Trainers 10-16-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,421
Posted By gcrank1
Way kewl rifles! Fwiw, a good friend has made...

Way kewl rifles!
Fwiw, a good friend has made front wood for a couple of cut down rifles. He tries to find wood that has similar grain and color, even test stains to check for how to match before...
Forum: Long Range Rimfire 10-16-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 246,366
Posted By gcrank1
A Bear, No kidding. Ive still got a 60# Bear...

A Bear, No kidding. Ive still got a 60# Bear Polar recurve that has been sitting for years! A short, stout Shakespear for brush hunting and a dandy 35ish# stick-bow that was just plain fun once upon...
Forum: Long Range Rimfire 10-16-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 246,366
Posted By gcrank1
Jaia, you amaze me with the work you are willing...

Jaia, you amaze me with the work you are willing to undertake!
Since the 1st 'ammo shortage' I sensed writing on the wall and sadly it seems to be getting bolder. Shooting cartridge guns and even...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 10-16-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 846
Posted By gcrank1
Retirement...... I took it at age 62 because I...

Retirement......
I took it at age 62 because I hadnt been able to find a decent job for some time (had been out of work for some years due to health issues).
Immediately it became a LOT easier to...
Forum: Anything 10/22 10-15-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By gcrank1
Maybe your wife is like mine? She puts down the...

Maybe your wife is like mine? She puts down the suppressing fire giving me time to make the precision shots ;)
Forum: Anything 10/22 10-15-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By gcrank1
Sorry to give you a fright! This one was a...

Sorry to give you a fright!
This one was a gun-show find a few years ago, iirc a '99? Trigger was awful....even when all was cleaned and lubed, likely the first time it had been apart. Didnt seem to...
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