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Forum: CZ / Brno 02-11-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,804
Posted By jwm
As an aside: I don't know where Yoopersville is,...

As an aside: I don't know where Yoopersville is, and I don't get 100 inches of snow...ever...but I did get two coyotes yesterday morning, at -42 degrees Celsius. That's about -44 degrees Fahrenheit...
Forum: CZ / Brno 02-11-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,804
Posted By jwm
If this is a bolt-action rifle, then I agree that...

If this is a bolt-action rifle, then I agree that simply sighting down the bore with your naked eyeball is the fastest, easiest and probably best way to get that scope on paper. Cheap laser bore...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 02-19-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,586
Posted By jwm
Interesting thread. I have the XS mount you...

Interesting thread. I have the XS mount you show, mounted on a Marlin 1894, and if I recall correctly the barrel profile is way too thick to use it on a 795.

I am a scout scope fan, and I have a...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 01-25-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,587
Posted By jwm
I'll second the importance of de-greasing, as...

I'll second the importance of de-greasing, as well as the benefits of a "base coat" of white.

As far as the paint goes, I don't think anything surpasses the visibility and the durability of...
Forum: .17HM2 11-29-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By jwm
.17HM2 in an antique revolver?

Greetings all. Up here in Canuckistan an enterprising tinkerer a few years back advertised a number of small "suicide special" antique rimfire revolvers for sale. These were all spur-trigger,...
Forum: Anschutz 11-13-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,854
Posted By jwm
Nope, not at all. I didn't mean that I wanted or...

Nope, not at all. I didn't mean that I wanted or was looking for that type of trigger; I interpreted the earlier posts as meaning that they were referring to that type of arrangement. Thanks to the...
Forum: Remington 11-13-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,700
Posted By jwm
I recall lusting after those guns ever since I...

I recall lusting after those guns ever since I saw the magazine ad, which showed them being used by commercial fishermen to protect their nets from seals, sharks, mermaids or whatever the heck it...
Forum: Anschutz 11-13-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,854
Posted By jwm
Is it possible to have a two-stage trigger in...

Is it possible to have a two-stage trigger in which the first take-up stage is heavier than the second let-off stage? I can't see how that could work; when you take up the first stage, you need to...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 10-25-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,287
Posted By jwm
I had one of those stocks on one of my 10/22's...

I had one of those stocks on one of my 10/22's for a long time, and really liked it. It had a moveable barrel support located in the forearm, which could be adjusted to change the amount of upward...
Forum: Black Powder 01-26-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,661
Posted By jwm
I'd love to see a link to that CVA manual that...

I'd love to see a link to that CVA manual that condones this idea. I have boxes and boxes of Pyrodex pellets that I'd like to use up, and this sounds like a great way...but it doesn't seem to make...
Forum: Black Powder 01-26-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,661
Posted By jwm
Could you post a link to the CVA manual that...

Could you post a link to the CVA manual that discusses this? The only one that I can find online specifically advises against the use of pellets in their sidelocks. I have a lot of Pyrodex pellets...
Forum: .17HM2 11-01-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,299
Posted By jwm
In Ontario we have no Fox Squirrels, just Grays. ...

In Ontario we have no Fox Squirrels, just Grays. In most areas of the province, black-coloured Gray Squirrels far outnumber gray ones.
Forum: 10/22 Stocks - Factory & Aftermarket 11-01-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,253
Posted By jwm
I've had one of those on a 10/22 for years...

I've had one of those on a 10/22 for years now...not a lightweight, but one of my favourite stocks, the only one that I haven't been fiddling with/modifying/"improving".
Forum: Henry 04-20-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,578
Posted By jwm
Unless my memory fails me, and it wouldn't be the...

Unless my memory fails me, and it wouldn't be the first time, Henry used to refer to the receivers as being made of something called "brasslite" in their promotional copy. Is this the same alloy...
Forum: Tactical Style 10/22's 10-02-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By jwm
I've got one mounted on my 10/22 and another on...

I've got one mounted on my 10/22 and another on my Beretta Storm carbine. In both cases they are there only as a back-up, for use when some pest shows up in the barnyard at night. They're way more...
Forum: 10/22 Magnum 07-24-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,935
Posted By jwm
1989, I'm looking at a used specimen that looks...

1989, I'm looking at a used specimen that looks like the twin to your gun. How do you like yours? How was accuracy, trigger action, etc. before you made any mods?

I've spent years to find my...
Forum: 10/22 Stocks - Factory & Aftermarket 07-01-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,439
Posted By jwm
The Armour-alled wood surface? You've lost me. ...

The Armour-alled wood surface? You've lost me. Is Armour-all used on wood to prep it for finishing? Are we talking about the same Armour-all used on tires and vinyl dashboards? What am I missing...
Forum: Kimber 01-20-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By jwm
I wanted one for years, and finally got one last...

I wanted one for years, and finally got one last summer. Accuracy was exceptional, equalling my Anschutz 54 with most loads. However, I had feeding problems with both magazines, an occasional...
Forum: Browning 01-13-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By jwm
I've never understood the logic of big-tube red...

I've never understood the logic of big-tube red dot sights that supposedly give you a wider field of view. You shoot these things with both eyes open, you have essentially unlimited field of view...
Forum: Browning 01-10-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By jwm
Thanks, guys. I did know enough to retract the...

Thanks, guys. I did know enough to retract the bolt to protect the extractor, but frankly I hadn't thought about holding the stock when dismantling the rifle. I've only broken it down for the...
Forum: Browning 01-10-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By jwm
Duh!!! Could that have been any more obvious? ...

Duh!!! Could that have been any more obvious?

Thanks for you help, gents!

John
Forum: Browning 01-09-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By jwm
loose buttstock on SA

I have a lovely old takedown .22SA, Belgian made. I keep it assembled, rarely take it down, and use it almost exclusively for plinking/targeting out behind the barn. I don't hunt with it...it lives...
Forum: Anschutz 11-12-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 907
Posted By jwm
Thanks to all who responded to this thread with...

Thanks to all who responded to this thread with helpful information. I went to see the gun (several weeks later than originally planned) fully prepared and expecting to be able to identify it...
Forum: Browning 10-18-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By jwm
I have a new sporter-weight T-bolt that I got...

I have a new sporter-weight T-bolt that I got within the first after they came out. I got it mostly for the action, just wanted to play with the straight-pull bolt and liked the unique magazine, and...
Forum: Centerfire 10-18-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,292
Posted By jwm
I bought a brand new .22Hornet back in the early...

I bought a brand new .22Hornet back in the early 70's, I believe it was model number 1432 (not totally sure on that). Shortly after I got it I had it reamed out to a K-Hornet chamber which seemed to...
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