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Forum: Anything 10/22 11-27-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 938
Posted By DroopyBassets75
All good points, but also something to consider...

All good points, but also something to consider for squirrel rifles is weight. The lightness of a carbine is great for some, but bad for others. My hands are very shaky, so a heavier barrel is...
Forum: Anything 10/22 11-26-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 938
Posted By DroopyBassets75
Mine, open sighted, usually shoot 1-1.5" at 50...

Mine, open sighted, usually shoot 1-1.5" at 50 yards or so with their preferred ammunition. I usually shoot CCI SV, Mini-Mags, Blazers, Federal SV, Federal Automatch, and Federal 525. CCI SV shoots...
Forum: Factory Stock 10/22's 11-26-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By DroopyBassets75
The earlier ones had metal butt plates and barrel...

The earlier ones had metal butt plates and barrel bands in addition to metal trigger groups. They were all aluminum. The stock should be actual walnut, ever so slightly larger in the front and a bit...
Forum: Shotgun 11-07-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,003
Posted By DroopyBassets75
Every gun has its purposes and advantages. That...

Every gun has its purposes and advantages. That said, I find it near impossible to improve upon older designs. More modern guns are full of MIM parts, polymer, and IMO just feel loose and sloppy. It...
Forum: Black Powder 10-25-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By DroopyBassets75
A bit late here but I thought I might add in one...

A bit late here but I thought I might add in one thing to the equation to consider. The Uberti 1858 has a dovetailed front sight so you can adjust for windage, and you can easily swap it out for a...
Forum: 10/22 Action 10-16-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,065
Posted By DroopyBassets75
Thanks for the input. I thought the receivers...

Thanks for the input. I thought the receivers themselves were still aluminum? I'm interested in a bull barrel due to my shaky hands. Originally I set up a carbine with all new parts, but with an...
Forum: 10/22 Action 10-15-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,065
Posted By DroopyBassets75
Any recent use of Brownells Receivers?

Good evening,

Does anybody here have any recent experiences with the Brownells 10/22 receivers, barreled or not? I noticed today they have offered their railed heavy threaded barreled receivers...
Forum: Open Rimfire 10-05-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,356
Posted By DroopyBassets75
These are always SO hard to answer. Too many...

These are always SO hard to answer. Too many potentials... In no particular order,

1874 Sharps Infantry rifle 45-70

Springfield 1855 .58

Remington Model 81 with 15 round Krieger detachable...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 09-23-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By DroopyBassets75
Lots of good information here. Thanks all. The...

Lots of good information here. Thanks all. The Havlin mounts might be my best option here unless I can stumble upon a nice older 3/4" scope with a large lens again. A few years ago I foolishly sold a...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 09-22-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By DroopyBassets75
Weaver N mount for 1" scope?

Good evening,

I've been searching but have not been able to find any conclusive evidence, is there such a beast a a scope mount that fits the screw pattern as the Weaver N mounts which fits 1"...
Forum: Rifle 09-17-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,126
Posted By DroopyBassets75
I am VERY fond of the 32 Winchester Special,...

I am VERY fond of the 32 Winchester Special, particularly in a Winchester 94 Carbine. Such a handy combination for the northern woods. It's also excellent for reloaders. Use jacketed or cast lead (my...
Forum: Handgun 08-15-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,090
Posted By DroopyBassets75
Wow! Thanks for the swift and thorough responses...

Wow! Thanks for the swift and thorough responses all! Lots of info to ponder over. I originally purchased a Savage 1917 in .380 for a range toy as I truly love the old designs and all metal pistols....
Forum: Handgun 08-14-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,090
Posted By DroopyBassets75
Thinking of a 1911, a few q's

Good evening,

I have wanted a 1911 for years, specifically a "GI" full sized variant. The .45ACP doesn't really do anything for me but 9mm is appealing. It would be a range gun primarily, but I...
Forum: Factory Stock 10/22's 08-01-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,628
Posted By DroopyBassets75
Yep, never had one that was a jam-o-matic no...

Yep, never had one that was a jam-o-matic no mater the age. ALL of them have been utterly reliable with failures always related to poor magazines (plastic feed lip Ram-Line and Butler Creek during...
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-30-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,619
Posted By DroopyBassets75
Same as all other firearms no matter the action...

Same as all other firearms no matter the action type since I was a pup. Standard off the shelf Hoppes no 9 oil. My Grandfather used it, he taught me how to shoot AND clean the guns after so it is...
Forum: Shotgun 07-08-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 15,178
Posted By DroopyBassets75
Just picked up a nice 1940 Winchester Model 12 in...

Just picked up a nice 1940 Winchester Model 12 in 12 gauge, 28" plain field barrel with the standard walnut stock and corncob forend which I prefer and the barrel is stamped Modified. The gun was...
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 06-30-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By DroopyBassets75
If they ever do a Springfield 03 or a 1917...

If they ever do a Springfield 03 or a 1917 "Enfield" I will literally throw my wallet at them.
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 06-12-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By DroopyBassets75
Don't count out the used market. Tons of EXC bolt...

Don't count out the used market. Tons of EXC bolt action tube fed .22's for very good prices. All American made steel and walnut, quality you won't find today. Remington 34, 341, and the 512 are all...
Forum: Open Rimfire 05-31-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,373
Posted By DroopyBassets75
Personally, I would go with a Remington 121 all...

Personally, I would go with a Remington 121 all day long. You can find them consistently in much better shape and any Winchester for better prices, and you can often find them with the hard to find...
Forum: Rifle 05-30-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,420
Posted By DroopyBassets75
25-20 with Unique has got to be near the top of...

25-20 with Unique has got to be near the top of the list.
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 05-24-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By DroopyBassets75
Like the post above, I have tried over and over...

Like the post above, I have tried over and over checking all available links to see the entire rifle but no luck. Just the bottom third. It will be interesting for sure. Looking forward to it.
Forum: Open Rimfire 04-12-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,932
Posted By DroopyBassets75
Oh sheesh I forgot about that boatload of Kimber...

Oh sheesh I forgot about that boatload of Kimber 82G's that were sold brand new, dirt cheap that had that single box cutter slash from whoever opened them with a little too much enthusiasm. They have...
Forum: Open Rimfire 04-11-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,932
Posted By DroopyBassets75
Gosh, I have more than I care to admit.... ...

Gosh, I have more than I care to admit....

A Garand got away. It looked to be fresh from the arsenal. The seller got it from the DCM back in the day. He had five of them and was thinning the...
Forum: SuperStock 04-09-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By DroopyBassets75
Do it! I took a well used old walnut carbine...

Do it! I took a well used old walnut carbine stock and did the straight grip conversion to it. It turned out awesome.

This is my second straight grip conversion. I installed a rear sling swivel...
Forum: Open Rimfire 04-09-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,589
Posted By DroopyBassets75
I had a Mcarbo spring I installed on a Savage 64....

I had a Mcarbo spring I installed on a Savage 64. The installation was very easy and made a vast improvement in trigger pull weight. There was still a ton of pre-travel though. It was well worth the...
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