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Forum: RFC Community Forum 05-07-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,204
Posted By onemountain
I have an accidental spam-filtration scheme in...

I have an accidental spam-filtration scheme in place:

I'm an Idaho transplant to Alaska. If I see a call from an Idaho area code (208 or 986) and the caller isn't in my caller ID, there's roughly...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 05-07-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 572
Posted By onemountain
Hey, congrats! Until last year I'd been on...

Hey, congrats!

Until last year I'd been on a merry-go-round of 9mm carry guns, always getting rid of one because the grass was greener on the other side etc.

A P365 put a stop to that. I love...
Forum: Hunting 05-07-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,401
Posted By onemountain
Well, if the place if densely grown, a thinning...

Well, if the place if densely grown, a thinning fire would definitely help- both in knocking back the population and in removing the plants those ticks need! Obviously consult your pertinent...
Forum: Air Pistols 05-06-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By onemountain
Paces! Once upon a time, I was an avid golfer,...

Paces! Once upon a time, I was an avid golfer, and my dliberate paces usually came out at about 147-148 for 150 yards... So I think you can fairly safely call 24 of my paces more or less 24 yards.
...
Forum: Air Pistols 05-06-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By onemountain
I've been shooting the Mac1 1322 for a couple...

I've been shooting the Mac1 1322 for a couple days now, and a few impressions:

1) Man it's quiet!

2) The front sight seems a little big. It actually isn't, in the big scheme of things, but my...
Forum: Hunting 05-03-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,401
Posted By onemountain
If applied properly you it persists through a...

If applied properly you it persists through a number of washings, as it has very poor solubility in water.



A couple notes here: yep, a small minority of dogs have an allergy to it. Try tiny...
Forum: Hunting 05-02-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,401
Posted By onemountain
I definitely don't miss ticks now that I'm living...

I definitely don't miss ticks now that I'm living in SE AK. They give me the creeps.

When I was still living in Idaho I was a big fan of Sawyer's permethrin sprays...
Forum: Air Pistols 05-02-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By onemountain
Mac1 1322

Good afternoon all!

I wasn't sure whether to post this under the air rifle or air pistol forum, but I decided to go with pistol because that's what this particular little gun started life out as:...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 04-30-2021, 10:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,224
Posted By onemountain
The very first time I shot a firearm of any kind:...

The very first time I shot a firearm of any kind:

My buddy and I were about 8(?); his older brother reloaded 12 gauge shells for several shotguns. One was a H&R Pardner single shot that might've...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-27-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By onemountain
Geco = Gustav Genschow and Company, a German...

Geco = Gustav Genschow and Company, a German budget/value ammunition manufacturer.

I once heard 'Geco' described as being German for "not great, not bad." That's a succinct way of putting it that...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 04-26-2021, 11:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,010
Posted By onemountain
Born and raised in #4, moved to #1 a few years...

Born and raised in #4, moved to #1 a few years ago.

Only place I've lived where I've had someone who met me less than a month prior tell me I'm welcome to go into their [unlocked] home, grab a...
Forum: CZ / Brno 04-11-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 579
Posted By onemountain
Sure looks handy. How is that barrel length for...

Sure looks handy. How is that barrel length for noise? Is it noticeably louder than, say, a 16" or longer?
Forum: Air Pistols 04-11-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By onemountain
Well, I'm jealous. I almost talked myself into...

Well, I'm jealous. I almost talked myself into one about a week ago, but with my living situation and how I want to use it I'd have to get a compressor or pump and bottles and the cost was just too...
Forum: CZ / Brno 04-10-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By onemountain
Stick with it for awhile. The other day someone...

Stick with it for awhile. The other day someone asked me if my 455 UltraLux had a hooded front sight (it does, from the factory) and I've gotten sufficiently used to it that I had to stop and think...
Forum: Open Rimfire 04-09-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,001
Posted By onemountain
Just as an FYI: The "vital" portion of the head...

Just as an FYI: The "vital" portion of the head (brain) is much smaller than the head overall. Just because you can hit an egg does not inherently mean you can cleanly head-shoot a critter with an...
Forum: Open Rimfire 04-08-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,001
Posted By onemountain
I would contend the answer to that question is as...

I would contend the answer to that question is as follows:

Only at such a range of distances wherin the more precise cartridge/gun/sighting/shooter system lacks the terminal performance to cleanly...
Forum: CZ / Brno 04-07-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By onemountain
I stumbled across this independently with my 455...

I stumbled across this independently with my 455 UltraLux, only with white + pink fluorescent Testor's enamel paint. The fluorescing agent in the pink is actually orange. Works fantastic in twilight...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-07-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,765
Posted By onemountain
It's been awhile since I logged onto RFC (life...

It's been awhile since I logged onto RFC (life got busy!)

Thank you all for your wonderful replies! RFC continues to be the foremost forum I'm a member of in terms of wishing I could sit around a...
Forum: CZ / Brno 03-28-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,993
Posted By onemountain
Stupid question, that probably gives away that...

Stupid question, that probably gives away that I've never participated in a target discipline:

Where exactly is the 25 yard distance to the target measured from?
Forum: RFC Community Forum 03-28-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 984
Posted By onemountain
And then store even more boxes in that room, if I...

And then store even more boxes in that room, if I follow correctly...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 03-27-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 984
Posted By onemountain
Keeping the box helps with shipping, especially...

Keeping the box helps with shipping, especially warranty service, and resale.

I tend to keep them until I don't, a timespan which varies wildly. I probably should be better about keeping them

...
Forum: Air Rifles 03-27-2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,485
Posted By onemountain
I get the impression you're pretty new to airguns...

I get the impression you're pretty new to airguns (please forgive me if I'm wrong). You're fairly likely to end up with a spring-piston airgun in that price range, so I just thought I'd mention...
Forum: Air Rifles 03-26-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,485
Posted By onemountain
I second browsing Pyramyd Air. In your price...

I second browsing Pyramyd Air.

In your price range I'd lean toward Turkish-made guns (Hatsan etc). In that price range I haven't had good luck with the Chinese-made stuff from Benjamin and...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 03-23-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,765
Posted By onemountain
Interesting, thank you for your replies. I...

Interesting, thank you for your replies.

I guess personally I don't have too much interest in firearms beyond their utility. That isn't to say I don't appreciate a particularly nice stock or the...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 03-22-2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,765
Posted By onemountain
Ammunition collectors...

For those of you who collect old ammunition, I would like to ask:

Why?

Please note: I'm not being dismissive or challenging you; I'm asking out of pure, genuine, and friendly curiosity. (Share...
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