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Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 12-31-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,447
Posted By Jim_WY
Remington Golden Bullets purchased at Walmart are...

Remington Golden Bullets purchased at Walmart are the best![/QUOTE]

Years ago, due to the constant give and take on this forum about RGBs, I bought a "brick" Of them at a local Wally World just to...
Forum: 22/45 Mark IV 11-18-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 25,379
Posted By Jim_WY
I took it apart to see if I had the dreaded...

I took it apart to see if I had the dreaded two-hole firing pin. Of course, I do.

I contemplated ordering an aftermarket firing pin. Hmmm.

Checked to see if mine either had a high enough...
Forum: Mk IV 11-18-2017, 02:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,849
Posted By Jim_WY
Bingo! Without this spring, the Bolt Stop could...

Bingo! Without this spring, the Bolt Stop could bounce up and catch the bolt between shots even when the magazine is not yet empty. So it's quite important.
Forum: 22/45 Mark IV 11-16-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,006
Posted By Jim_WY
I have the same pistol and the same mags. I saw...

I have the same pistol and the same mags. I saw the video Tandemkross has on YouTube about polishing and smoothing things in the mags to make them work better, and did all of that, but the movement...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 11-08-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,599
Posted By Jim_WY
I did the same thing. SV or HV will work for...

I did the same thing. SV or HV will work for me. I'd love for them too be SV, but HV is dandy, too.

Free shipping and the reasonable price sealed the deal for me.

Ho Ho Ho!

I could chrony...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 11-08-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,827
Posted By Jim_WY
I, too, like your explanation. Look at the...

I, too, like your explanation.

Look at the nose cones on various rockets and missiles. Supersonic = pointy. Subsonic = parabolic or something close. The standard "LRN" .22 nose is actually...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-08-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,266
Posted By Jim_WY
Hah! I guess the cat's out of the bag. I...

Hah! I guess the cat's out of the bag. I currently use what's left of one brick as a bookend to hold up a stash of receipts on an office desk. But I need to edit that stack of papers because it's...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-07-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,266
Posted By Jim_WY
I bought three bricks of Thunderbolts during one...

I bought three bricks of Thunderbolts during one of the previous waves of ammo-stupidity. They have approximately a 15% failure to fire rate. That is not an exaggeration. And I've tested them in...
Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 12-29-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,150
Posted By Jim_WY
All of what everyone has said seems right to me. ...

All of what everyone has said seems right to me.

I tend to just use a patchworm for day to day cleaning. The bores seem to have a great finish, and don't really collect much lead or debris that...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 12-29-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,941
Posted By Jim_WY
Did someone say Wal Mart? :) I love Wal...

Did someone say Wal Mart? :)

I love Wal Mart, and I love ammo threads.

When I've been looking for ammo, these threads have often benefitted me.

And when I've not been looking for ammo,...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 12-29-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,760
Posted By Jim_WY
There is a barrel from a 30:06 or the like that...

There is a barrel from a 30:06 or the like that stands on display at the local range here, looking like a quite passable tripod. it was "made" by firing a laser boresighter out. I guess that is a...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-31-2016, 02:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,749
Posted By Jim_WY
I have to agree with you there!

I have to agree with you there!
Forum: Open Rimfire 10-23-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,317
Posted By Jim_WY
Powdered activated carbon is often used in water...

Powdered activated carbon is often used in water treatment. It is extremely abrasive and equipment to handle it or slurrys of it in water must be inspected and maintained frequently.

It's...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-23-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,545
Posted By Jim_WY
That sounds like a setup for a joke about the...

That sounds like a setup for a joke about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7!

GTA Samsung videos
(https://bgr.com/2016/10/03/gta-5-cheats-galaxy-note-7-bomb/)
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-03-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,680
Posted By Jim_WY
I gave up on them quite a while ago. They...

I gave up on them quite a while ago.

They need to update their inventory control/order-taking system so it works the way almost all other businesses' systems do. If an order is successfully made...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 09-04-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,278
Posted By Jim_WY
Why does this thread remind me that Gene Wilder...

Why does this thread remind me that Gene Wilder died the other day?

This is why:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buvSIrFi0Hw

Get yer torches and frog gigs ready!


RIP Gene Wilder!
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 09-04-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By Jim_WY
I think buying this stuff direct from the...

I think buying this stuff direct from the manufacturer is the best deal going:

https://secure.drierite.com/catalog3/default_home.cfm

I like the bags of the stuff for easy handling:
...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-31-2016, 02:19 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,667
Posted By Jim_WY
I don't get it. When I see the nice...

I don't get it.



When I see the nice machined aluminum boxes, I always imagine mounting some of those metal-cased resistors to them, insulating the whole works, and setting up a gadget to heat...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-26-2016, 11:23 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,667
Posted By Jim_WY
Dude! At least I put in some pictures to look...

Dude! At least I put in some pictures to look at! ;)

Tabbed in.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-26-2016, 11:22 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,667
Posted By Jim_WY
Yeah. A lot of them came that way. And some...

Yeah. A lot of them came that way. And some still do these days.

The boxes are more compact that way. So you'd think the manufacturers would all do it that way to save warehouse and truck...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-26-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,667
Posted By Jim_WY
Setve: While you were editing the post to...

Setve:

While you were editing the post to remove the profanity, why didn't you correct the error in punctuation by removing the superfluous apostrophe in the thread title?

I HATE superfluous...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-26-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 13,667
Posted By Jim_WY
Yep. That's how you can/could tell the CCI-Made...

Yep. That's how you can/could tell the CCI-Made Blazers from the Federal-made Blazers.

The CCI-Made Blazers (that are not bulk-boxed) always came in the boxes with the clear separators in them.
...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-25-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 131,937
Posted By Jim_WY
And leeches secrete and use an anticoagulant as...

And leeches secrete and use an anticoagulant as well as an anesthetic that aids in their ability to suck out the accumulated blood and fluid. It's apparently a very gentle and effective way to get...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-21-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,304
Views: 131,937
Posted By Jim_WY
Oh, crud! There goes the price of maggots and...

Oh, crud! There goes the price of maggots and leeches.

Tabbed in.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-16-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,419
Posted By Jim_WY
But that reason may well be merketing appeal. ...

But that reason may well be merketing appeal. There's a reason cars have fins or fancy paint, and it's not necessarily for functionality.

To me, the terms plating versus wash refer to how the...
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