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Forum: Savage/Stevens 01-26-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 733
Posted By Tom_in_MO
As it sits now. EGW pic rail (both LH and RH), CV...

As it sits now. EGW pic rail (both LH and RH), CV Life scope (yes I know it looks ridiculous). Cheap QD low rings. I will be shooting it, hopefully today, to check on action screw torque settings....
Forum: Savage/Stevens 01-26-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 313
Posted By Tom_in_MO
See the video above. My guess is you probably got...

See the video above. My guess is you probably got it to fire by pulling it past the safety, which it locked up on.
Forum: Savage/Stevens 01-26-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 733
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Bookmarking this Youtube video...

Bookmarking this Youtube video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ba3sWKdl8lU) for the Savage Accutrigger. I like how this guy did it. Besides using the 10-24 x 3/4" screw, he turned it down where the...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 01-26-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 313
Posted By Tom_in_MO
OP, check out this Youtube video...

OP, check out this Youtube video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6UrTt5bkZE). Might be helpful.
Forum: 10/22 Action 01-26-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Stock Ruger trigger: Dremel the bolt release,...

Stock Ruger trigger:
Dremel the bolt release, free.
Polish everything that moves, free.
Install Wolff return spring, ~$6 with shipping.

Result: better than this trigger.
Forum: Savage/Stevens 01-25-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 313
Posted By Tom_in_MO
OP, can't you just take it apart and see what's...

OP, can't you just take it apart and see what's wrong? Maybe something got stuck in there and it will be obvious. They are pretty simple triggers. See the pics in my Rascal thread.

Arrowhead,...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 01-24-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 325
Posted By Tom_in_MO
My original cell phone was a simple 10-button one...

My original cell phone was a simple 10-button one I got about 2001, and I would have been happy with that. But people kept texting me, and texting with only the 10 buttons was driving me nuts. So I...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 01-24-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 325
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Friends of child and grandchild age. I did...

Friends of child and grandchild age.

I did manage to send someone a text with a photo embedded. But I don't know how I did it! :D
Forum: RFC Community Forum 01-24-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 325
Posted By Tom_in_MO
I'm now in the 21st Century

Just bought a new phone to replace my 10 YO one. The old one still worked, but was becoming really clunky compared to what everyone else on the planet except me is using. Didn't play nice with modern...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 01-22-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By Tom_in_MO
So the BTV has the Accutrigger, right? Here is my...

So the BTV has the Accutrigger, right? Here is my Rascal thread (https://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1181697&page=2) where I get that trigger down to an average pull of 9 oz. for...
Forum: Open Rimfire 01-22-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,391
Posted By Tom_in_MO
OP, glad you were able to rescue your daughter...

OP, glad you were able to rescue your daughter from that predicament.

I agree that 25 yards is hardly the best test of gun, ammo, and/or shooter, to see how they will do at longer ranges. But not...
Forum: Open Rimfire 01-21-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,391
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Thanks all, interesting thread. I shoot 22LR...

Thanks all, interesting thread.

I shoot 22LR rifles pretty much exclusively at 25 yards these days, because that is what is available to me. There are no indoor 50+ yard ranges in the St Louis...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 01-21-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 821
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Learning something new every day. Growing in...

Learning something new every day. Growing in wisdom and compassion. Striving to always be aligned spiritually.
Forum: CZ / Brno 01-20-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,263
Posted By Tom_in_MO
cznut, did you use the Yodave spring or some...

cznut, did you use the Yodave spring or some other one?
Forum: Savage/Stevens 01-19-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 733
Posted By Tom_in_MO
In other words--if I can get this barrel to stop...

In other words--if I can get this barrel to stop clustering the group--it will be shooting as well as my 457 MTR-barreled ProVarmint..... :cool:

I've never experimented with pressure pads before,...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 01-19-2020, 12:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 733
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Results from my latest spring experiments. ...

Results from my latest spring experiments.

The only spring that kinda worked from the group I bought at Ace today was another .028" wire diameter spring. Part #540413, bin #138, 75 cents. The...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 01-18-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 733
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Managed to get a little shooting in tonight B4...

Managed to get a little shooting in tonight B4 the range closed. They were super-busy all day.

The pic below shows the previous ten groups of SK Magazine and today's five groups. Today I used my...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 01-18-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 733
Posted By Tom_in_MO
See post #22. :) Went to Ace and grabbed...

See post #22. :)

Went to Ace and grabbed some more springs. I'll do a writeup probably tonight, or tomorrow at the latest.
Forum: Savage/Stevens 01-18-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 733
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Replies above. BTW, the wire gauge on the...

Replies above.

BTW, the wire gauge on the Ace spring I used is .028". They had heavier ones, like .032" and .035", so you might also try using them to make it a one-spring solution. I may well go...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 01-18-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 733
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Thanks TMG. Forgot to add that I also...

Thanks TMG.

Forgot to add that I also widened the little ledge on the trigger that the sear sits on, for more reliability/safety. When I was experimenting with springs that proved too light, the...
Forum: CZ / Brno 01-18-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By Tom_in_MO
The parts section for rifles would be my bet.

The parts section for rifles would be my bet.
Forum: CZ / Brno 01-18-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,263
Posted By Tom_in_MO
So back to the OP's original questions: 1. Any...

So back to the OP's original questions:
1. Any higher-end ammo, including Wolf, SK, Lapua, Eley etc will fit fine in the MTR chamber.
2. Barrel length, stock and chambering (match chamber for MTR,...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 01-17-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 733
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Shown here set up for African safaris. With the...

Shown here set up for African safaris. With the CV Life 6-24X 50mm AO scope, the favorite of big-game hunters worldwide. High rings for those 300-yard headshots.

Apologies for bad lighting making...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 01-17-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 733
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Did some trigger work on the Rascal today. ...

Did some trigger work on the Rascal today.

Long story short, after trying a bunch of things, is that I used two springs for the trigger.
The inner spring is a Wolff 10/22 reduced-power trigger...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 01-17-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 733
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Shot some more yesterday for break-in and to see...

Shot some more yesterday for break-in and to see if the barrel is gonna get any better. Shot at 72 feet with bipod/bag, 9X. Ammo was SK Magazine, Fiocchi Subsonic, Fed Auto Match and Fed Game Shock....
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