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Forum: Ruger 77/22 07-06-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,638
Posted By donie
I did the same with the spring, ended up also...

I did the same with the spring, ended up also using another very light spring inside the replacement spring to balance it out to around 20oz.
I found there is a point if the spring is too light,...
Forum: Ruger 77/22 07-05-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By donie
I have a modified stock barrel where the chamber...

I have a modified stock barrel where the chamber was shortened until rifling marks show on a RWS round, and those will extract reliably. CCI Std velocity ammo has the driving band even more forward,...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 06-24-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By donie
One of the features of these old scopes is the...

One of the features of these old scopes is the standard very fine, plain cross hairs.
The first versions of the K4, and K6, had smaller objective lenses resulting in reduced Parallax error making...
Forum: Ruger 77/22 06-17-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,241
Posted By donie
I think Ruger is so into their casting processes,...

I think Ruger is so into their casting processes, that it must seem like a train wreck to actually have to machine something.
From my own very limited observations, Ruger could give the workers...
Forum: Ruger 77/22 06-16-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,241
Posted By donie
I went through many of the steps here on my own...

I went through many of the steps here on my own rifle, bedding and more.
The headspace and general looseness was perhaps more then most others I have seen. Ruger is an industry leader when it comes...
Forum: Ruger 77/22 06-10-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 322,297
Posted By donie
Photobucket seems to have change again, I will...

Photobucket seems to have change again, I will try to post a photo.
Looks like it still works,,wood case 77/22
https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/u265/donsmonarch10ee/DSC01468_zpsjox2zsek.jpg...
Forum: Ruger 77/22 06-05-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 322,297
Posted By donie
Appears to be an early model, those tend to be...

Appears to be an early model, those tend to be very good!
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 05-29-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,766
Posted By donie
Ammo cans seem to work for me, but, I have used...

Ammo cans seem to work for me, but, I have used small sealAmeal pouches to carry about 25 rds each out in the woods, they lay flat in your pocket, unlike boxes. The plastic seems to protect the ammo...
Forum: Rimfire Revolvers 05-28-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By donie
I can think of only two 22 revolvers that get...

I can think of only two 22 revolvers that get closer to the big center fire frame size, and that would be the Colt Trooper 22 lr, and the Dan Wesson 22 lr.
I have a S&W 4" k 22, and a 4" S&W model...
Forum: Ruger 77/22 05-27-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By donie
I am a machinist, not a gunsmith, I can think of...

I am a machinist, not a gunsmith, I can think of a couple of ways to it, but, that type of modification would most likely add some accuracy issues that would be worse than the 10/22 take down.
...
Forum: Rimfire Revolvers 05-19-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,063
Posted By donie
That sure looks like a nice old original gun,...

That sure looks like a nice old original gun, with holster. I bought a similar set up some years ago, my favorite revolver:)

This one is the 4" version with ramp front sight-1958 model 18, I have...
Forum: Ruger 77/22 05-02-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,660
Posted By donie
The wedge and screws barrel retainer on my late...

The wedge and screws barrel retainer on my late 80s rifle was a problem from the poor fit of the barrel to receiver, not loose but not precision.
I tried the Green Loctite to retain the barrel...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 04-19-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 96,740
Posted By donie
Sounds like a great tip for the really tight ones!

Sounds like a great tip for the really tight ones!
Forum: 10/22 Barrels - Factory & Aftermarket 04-17-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,090
Posted By donie
Regarding stock barrels is not really in the...

Regarding stock barrels is not really in the precision shooting realm, but they can be improved upon with easy work in a lathe. Clarks offers the basic bumping the stock chamber back, and a target...
Forum: 10/22 Barrels - Factory & Aftermarket 04-15-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,090
Posted By donie
Those older barrels were made by Wilson, often...

Those older barrels were made by Wilson, often they have a tighter bore then later Ruger made barrels.
A very easy mod is to bump back, or cut back the breach end of the barrel until a engraving...
Forum: Sako/Tikka 04-14-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,227
Posted By donie
Advice of having a good smith fit a quality blank...

Advice of having a good smith fit a quality blank is the best way.
The aftermarket barrels for the Ruger 77/22 bolt action, only solves part of the problem with that rifle.
With the Ruger, the...
Forum: Ruger 77/22 03-30-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By donie
I pillar bedded mine with good results. I first...

I pillar bedded mine with good results. I first removed a little wood in the forearm channel so there was no barrel contact.
I looked up stress free bedding, one method suggest using elastic straps...
Forum: Ruger 77/22 03-30-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By donie
I have not had any problems with the ejector, but...

I have not had any problems with the ejector, but I noticed when pillar bedding the action, there is a distance to maintain between the trigger housing and the action casting.
The ejector being...
Forum: Winchester 03-26-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By donie
The 1903 I have was my favorite back in the 70s,...

The 1903 I have was my favorite back in the 70s, seemed good to 50yds.
The last ammo I found available in the late 70s was remington 22 win auto.
Mine is equipped with an A5 scope. along with...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 03-15-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By donie
I have heard that Maxx Tech in the 250 round...

I have heard that Maxx Tech in the 250 round containers is the new standard for soot, I had to have a sample for my ammo display, placed just left of a box of Armscore, and thunderbolts:bthumb:
Forum: Ruger 77/22 03-15-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By donie
The way the magazine is designed, I do not think...

The way the magazine is designed, I do not think it can be installed with the front too low. I have had a change of ammo cause hang ups. I believe the cause is due to rim diameter and thickness of...
Forum: Ruger 77/22 02-27-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,542
Posted By donie
I bought mine with sights new in 88, I got a...

I bought mine with sights new in 88, I got a better deal because it had sights.
Funny but true, many of those buying these rifles wanted them to look like the more expensive Kimber, and others...
Forum: Ruger 77/22 02-26-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,542
Posted By donie
A thought or two on scopes. The larger the...

A thought or two on scopes.

The larger the objective lens, the more problems there will be with a 22lr.

The reason is, less depth of focus, called depth of field with camera lens. This also...
Forum: Ruger 77/22 02-25-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,542
Posted By donie
I like the old Weaver scopes on a 22 for alot of...

I like the old Weaver scopes on a 22 for alot of reasons.
This my 77/22 with a K6.
https://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u265/donsmonarch10ee/DSC01345_zpsuv9jfdew.jpg...
Forum: Ruger 77/22 02-20-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,947
Posted By donie
[QUOTE=mattysams;11359811]I did the same thing...

[QUOTE=mattysams;11359811]I did the same thing with mine, sent to randy for the works and then pillar bedded the walnut stock when I got it back. There really is no point in glass bedding entire...
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