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Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 01-20-2022, 06:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By Thomasconnor
As a 1712 has a polished gloss finish, many...

As a 1712 has a polished gloss finish, many prefer gloss on gloss, including the rings.

It's not too hard to find gloss Leupolds on Gunbroker, Ebay, etc...Tom
Forum: Anschutz 01-18-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 895
Posted By Thomasconnor
Good question Tim. I used another Anschutz...

Good question Tim. I used another Anschutz barrel...Tom
Forum: Anschutz 01-18-2022, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 895
Posted By Thomasconnor
Border Barrels Method

Who needs a drill press and mill? A hammer will do.

Don't over-think it. Many can do the Border Barrels method.

Disclaimer: Most prefer to pay several hundred dollars.

I did one and it...
Forum: Anschutz 01-12-2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By Thomasconnor
Perspective, how big do you want to go.... ...

Perspective, how big do you want to go....

The 1710HB is probably the heaviest 22 Sporter on the planet.

Its probably heavier than most 22 Varmint rifles...Tom
Forum: CZ / Brno 01-12-2022, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By Thomasconnor
Gring away

The time honored method of relieving the arm...Tom

https://i.imgur.com/7KkUFxl.jpg
Forum: Sako/Tikka 01-09-2022, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By Thomasconnor
Having trouble seeing the picture...Tom

Having trouble seeing the picture...Tom
Forum: CZ / Brno 01-07-2022, 08:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,860
Posted By Thomasconnor
It's obvious to me as I watch 452 prices higher...

It's obvious to me as I watch 452 prices higher than 455/457 prices.

It's because of build quality. Like how a Rolex costs more than a Timex which probably keeps better time.

Cost-cutting is...
Forum: Lefty's Choice 01-05-2022, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By Thomasconnor
Glad you asked. Many do. The rest are too set in...

Glad you asked. Many do. The rest are too set in their ways.

A RH action is far better for a Lefty off of a bench or rest. And vice-versa.

A surprising lack of understanding and experience to...
Forum: Anschutz 01-05-2022, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Thomasconnor
Don Stith makes this plate and screws and glues...

Don Stith makes this plate and screws and glues it in. It really locked down the action to the point where I'm not sure screw torque matters. The screws just stop when contact is made.

It would...
Forum: Anschutz 01-05-2022, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 637
Posted By Thomasconnor
The "RAREST" Anschutz 1414

$12,500

Skeet anyone?

https://www.gunsamerica.com/994181483/The-RAREST-Anschutz-1414-Combination-not-many-people-have-seen.htm
Forum: Anschutz 01-04-2022, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By Thomasconnor
I'd suspect the barrel before the bedding...Tom

I'd suspect the barrel before the bedding...Tom
Forum: Anschutz 01-03-2022, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By Thomasconnor
I've never used heat but have learned in life (my...

I've never used heat but have learned in life (my real gunsmith friends are about to cringe) if you only bend it once it probably won't break.

As you noted you'd likely have to shorten it and...
Forum: Anschutz 01-02-2022, 07:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 671
Posted By Thomasconnor
It's not too difficult to turn a curved blade...

It's not too difficult to turn a curved blade into a straight blade...Tom

I've "opened up" several Kidd two stage trigger blades like this.

One may need a mandrel but the basic process is:
...
Forum: CZ / Brno 12-24-2021, 05:58 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,712
Posted By Thomasconnor
If you want to pretend you're in the Army the...

If you want to pretend you're in the Army the Voodoo is the clear choice...Tom
Forum: Anschutz 12-22-2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By Thomasconnor
1416L Custom Classic

Hi all, I was not happy with the 1416 Classic stock and decided it might benefit from a do-over in shape and appearance befitting the lightweight barreled action.

Rather than repeat, here's the...
Forum: Anschutz 12-20-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,302
Posted By Thomasconnor
I believe they are the same screws McMaster-Carr...

I believe they are the same screws McMaster-Carr sells...Tom
Forum: Anschutz 12-20-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,302
Posted By Thomasconnor
Sure can, $51.50 for two screws delivered....

Sure can, $51.50 for two screws delivered. Without question they are great screws and you don't have to get your hands dirty.

Just a counterpoint, and obviously not for everyone, but one can make...
Forum: Anschutz 12-20-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,302
Posted By Thomasconnor
They're about $1 or $2 each here depending on the...

They're about $1 or $2 each here depending on the quantity. I think they're the same screws McMaster-Carr sells...Tom

https://www.ebay.com/itm/163809572699?hash=item2623cfb75b:g:2UAAAOSwmHhdTEdn
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 12-20-2021, 01:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,246
Posted By Thomasconnor
Thank you Evan!

I just saw this and don't know how I missed it!

A special thanks to Doug for inspiration and for sharing his world-class rifles with me and fast-forwarding my appreciation of nice rifles and...
Forum: Anschutz 12-19-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By Thomasconnor
Also barrel length. 690mm length (mens) vs 660mm...

Also barrel length. 690mm length (mens) vs 660mm (ladies) length with Zwischenring and smaller muzzle.

They must have big ladies over there because the 660mm 1407, 1807, 1907, and 2007 rifles are...
Forum: Anschutz 12-19-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,302
Posted By Thomasconnor
You didn't specify Match 54 or Sporter 54...Tom

You didn't specify Match 54 or Sporter 54...Tom
Forum: Anschutz 12-19-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,639
Posted By Thomasconnor
I find the biggest difference to be weight. You...

I find the biggest difference to be weight. You can take that to the bank. Everything else is a toss-up.

There are examples of each that will outshoot the other, and vice versa.

There are...
Forum: Anschutz 12-16-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By Thomasconnor
PM Sent TBR

PM Sent TBR
Forum: Anschutz 12-16-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By Thomasconnor
Yes because I just tapped one after having the...

Yes because I just tapped one after having the muzzle threaded and losing the front hole.

It is metric, 3mm-0.50
Forum: Anschutz 12-16-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By Thomasconnor
I just went through this. I know they come in two...

I just went through this. I know they come in two different heights.

Your picture looks like the low one, and not correct for your application.

I believe the low ones were on 1451s...Tom
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