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Forum: Open Rimfire 01-23-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,081
Posted By BlackBat242
Agree - for the most part. Yesterday I picked...

Agree - for the most part.
Yesterday I picked up a Ruger Single-Six - OM, 1963 production, convertible (.22LR cylinder only, but I'll correct that). A previous owner had it "made safe" with the...
Forum: Single Six 01-03-2020, 04:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By BlackBat242
Check to see if .22mag rounds fit in the cylinder...

Check to see if .22mag rounds fit in the cylinder chambers, and do the drill-bit test with the barrel to see if it is .224 (.22mag) or .223 (.22lr).


Using a clean (no burrs) 7/32" drill bit,...
Forum: 22 WMR (22mag) 10-25-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,740
Posted By BlackBat242
Almost all of the NAA mini-revolvers are...

Almost all of the NAA mini-revolvers are something I'd not bother with.

That "remove the cylinder axis pin and take out the cylinder to reload" thing is poor - I have read many reports of people...
Forum: .22WMR Ammunition 10-20-2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,676
Posted By BlackBat242
They are the same company - just two different...

They are the same company - just two different names for the US division!





http://nssfmarketplace.com/Listing/Company/118692
Forum: Handgun 10-19-2019, 02:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,165
Posted By BlackBat242
Mine is a Mauser Model 1914 (mfg late 1921-early...

Mine is a Mauser Model 1914 (mfg late 1921-early 1922) - 7.65 Browning (.32 Auto).

Shoots really well (after new magazine springs and some adjusting of the well-worn magazine feed lips).

Here...
Forum: Rifle 10-19-2019, 02:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,781
Posted By BlackBat242
Just bought one a month back - 1948 production....

Just bought one a month back - 1948 production. ;)
Now I need the no-drill scope mounts (Lightfoot is selling them on the 24hourcampfire forum).

A friend has a takedown model (1919 production) -...
Forum: Rifle 10-19-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,781
Posted By BlackBat242
.303 Savage. not .303 British! The two...

.303 Savage. not .303 British!

The two rounds are NOT interchangeable, as the case dimensions are different.



Contemporaries:
L-R: .30 Remington, .303 Savage, .30-30 Winchester...
Forum: Handgun 10-19-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,337
Posted By BlackBat242
The magazines are sometimes listed as 7-round,...

The magazines are sometimes listed as 7-round, but I fit 8 in easily, and it functions well (new magazine springs from Wolff).
It measures 6 1/4" long, 4 1/4" high, 7/8" wide slide & frame, 1" wide...
Forum: Handgun 10-18-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,337
Posted By BlackBat242
Mine is a Mauser Model 1914. 7.65Br (what we call...

Mine is a Mauser Model 1914. 7.65Br (what we call the .32 Auto is known in Europe as the 7.65mm Browning, just as the .25 Auto is known as the 6.35mm Browning).

By the serial it is late 1921 or...
Forum: Single Six 10-18-2019, 01:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,567
Posted By BlackBat242
https://ruger.com/dataProcess/serialHistory/

https://ruger.com/dataProcess/serialHistory/
Forum: Rimfire Revolvers 10-15-2019, 01:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,954
Posted By BlackBat242
Delete all of the above... OK - remember,...

Delete all of the above...

OK - remember, don't believe what you read on the internet.

The Utah Gun Collectors' Association held their gun show this weekend just ended - in my home town, no...
Forum: Computer Help and Troubleshooting 10-10-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By BlackBat242
Sorry for the delayed response. I had looked...

Sorry for the delayed response.

I had looked for that, as that is how it works on every other board I'm on - but somehow missed it.

Thanks.
Forum: Rimfire Revolvers 10-10-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,954
Posted By BlackBat242
OK - I've sort of cleared this up. It seems...

OK - I've sort of cleared this up.
It seems that I am in the S&W Paradox. ;)

From my research, S&W had a habit of changing features/models/frames long before they ran out of parts for the...
Forum: Rimfire Revolvers 10-07-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 16,954
Posted By BlackBat242
Long time no action on this thread, but I'll give...

Long time no action on this thread, but I'll give it a try.
I just bought a S&W .32 Long revolver - the tag said "model 30-1", but everything I've found so far indicates that a -1 should have a...
Forum: .22WMR Ammunition 09-20-2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,676
Posted By BlackBat242
From what I have read, some is made in the US...

From what I have read, some is made in the US (Stevensville, Montana) and is fine - some is made in the Philippines and is not fine.
The box will tell you where it was made.

Armscor USA vs...
Forum: Anschutz 09-20-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,294
Posted By BlackBat242
Not if you clean the bore with the rifle resting...

Not if you clean the bore with the rifle resting upside down on your range bags - it will all fall out.
Forum: Computer Help and Troubleshooting 09-07-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By BlackBat242
Time stamp

Is there any way to set the displayed time for my time zone?

It is annoying having to remember that the posted times are 2 hours later than the actual time where I am.
Forum: .22WMR Ammunition 09-07-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,078
Posted By BlackBat242
My father (now retired railroad police) taught me...

My father (now retired railroad police) taught me at the age of 8, when he taught me to shoot, to ALWAYS wear at least foam earplugs - ear muffs if shooting centerfire!

I'm 57, shot competitive...
Forum: Single Six 09-07-2019, 02:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By BlackBat242
I did just that a few months ago. Back in...

I did just that a few months ago.

Back in 1970 my father picked up a single-6, and at the time was given the option of OR, not AND - so he took the LR cylinder (matching all his other .22s).

I...
Forum: Open Rimfire 08-16-2019, 02:38 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,493
Posted By BlackBat242
From a recent magazine search myself I found that...

From a recent magazine search myself I found that Marlin model 56 magazine (which also fits the model 89C) is fairly rare.

This magazine is interchangeable with the Reising (H&R) model 65, MC-58,...
Forum: Anything 10/22 08-16-2019, 02:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,736
Posted By BlackBat242
I haven't fired a 10/22 (although I will later...

I haven't fired a 10/22 (although I will later this year when a friend comes up from Texas), but I own an A22M.

I love it - the factory magazine works fine, as do the two I bought separately (the...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 08-09-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,246
Posted By BlackBat242
I recently tried some Winchester 22Mag in the...

I recently tried some Winchester 22Mag in the white box (40gr solid, full velocity)...

My Savage A22M had failures to extract (the bolt didn't pull the casing more than halfway out) on about half...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 05-10-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 679
Posted By BlackBat242
My A22Mag came with the moulded catch magazine -...

My A22Mag came with the moulded catch magazine - I ordered a second one at the same time, and it came (in a Savage display pack) - it was the lever type. I then ordered a second one, the gun store...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 04-26-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,390
Posted By BlackBat242
OK - early this month I found a 7-round magazine...

OK - early this month I found a 7-round magazine for a Marlin 89C at a gun show - $18!
And yes, it certainly is an original Marlin mag.

Made a couple of small tweaks (filed down the rear corner...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 04-25-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,214
Posted By BlackBat242
While I am fortunate enough to have my Father's...

While I am fortunate enough to have my Father's Single-Six (that he bought in 1970, when I was 8), and for which I have both .22 cylinders, this certainly looks like something I'd jump on if I didn't...
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