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Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-28-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By MajorD
I used some back years ago. Wish I would have...

I used some back years ago. Wish I would have bought a bunch more. I was hesitant based on Remington’s well deserved reputation for marginal quality, but this ammo shoots much better than typical...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-28-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By MajorD
The smith and Wesson revolver chambers are known...

The smith and Wesson revolver chambers are known for this problem with lots of different ammo. Some people will actually get a chamber reamer to open them up.
My 17 has tight chambers but my...
Forum: Winchester 02-27-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By MajorD
Smile To follow up unless you are so vision impaired...

To follow up unless you are so vision impaired that shooting the gun with iron sights is impossible, leave it be and use it the same way your ancestors did.
If indeed you want to keep shooting it...
Forum: Winchester 02-27-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By MajorD
I would not cut on an old classic personally I...

I would not cut on an old classic personally
I have heard some posters here have good luck gluing a pic rail to the receiver so you don’t have to alter the gun.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-23-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 95,030
Posted By MajorD
Saw killoughs into I e mail at around 10:30 AM...

Saw killoughs into I e mail at around 10:30 AM but was at work. By the time I got home this afternoon alll gone. It will be interesting to see if auction sites like gun broker start showing large...
Forum: Military Trainers 02-23-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,884
Posted By MajorD
For real sticker shock look what clawson’s “big...

For real sticker shock look what clawson’s “big book” on military 1911’s is going for these days! I got it when it came out for about $60 I recall. The book when found now typically costs more than...
Forum: Military Trainers 02-23-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,061
Posted By MajorD
At my local club saw an old timer shooting one....

At my local club saw an old timer shooting one. Never saw one in person before. He was an old retired Arizona law enforcement officer of some sort. He had a plastic bag with about 6 spare magazines...
Forum: Colt 02-23-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By MajorD
Don’t overlook the “economy” versions of the...

Don’t overlook the “economy” versions of the woodsman - the huntsman and challenger. My personal challenger was purchased at auction for under $200. It looks to have lead a hard life maybe a trap...
Forum: Colt 02-21-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By MajorD
They are very durable pistols. Spare springs (...

They are very durable pistols. Spare springs ( firing pin, magazine, recoil) all available from wolff
Parts are still fairly common in the unlikely event you break something.
The poster here known...
Forum: Beretta 02-13-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By MajorD
I Have not seen it on the site either but they...

I Have not seen it on the site either but they were announced at last years shot show.
For a while I thought they were a fantasy as I never saw one for sale but they recently made a run of them and...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-08-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,250
Posted By MajorD
I SHOt mostly pistol back then, but also...

I SHOt mostly pistol back then, but also smallbore rifle in college. Not for 50 yard groups, but liked Winchester T22 back then. Perfect scores on the nra prone small bore target pretty consistently
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-08-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,250
Posted By MajorD
Almost no comparison is possible between...

Almost no comparison is possible between Winchester ammo of decades past and the stuff on the market today.
Of course people talk bias of nostalgia and all that, but to me it is clear the ammo was...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-07-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 16,791
Posted By MajorD
Companies don’t make money withholding products...

Companies don’t make money withholding products from distribution. I doubt that is the case at this point.
Luck and patience is the key.
In the last month I have bought:
3 boxes SK rifle match...
Forum: Colt 02-07-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By MajorD
I also have a Wilson conversion. They were...

I also have a Wilson conversion.
They were actually made by marvel ( much better quality and business reputation than ceiner!) and you can order parts mags recoil springs from marvel.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-06-2021, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,240
Posted By MajorD
In normal times goodshooting inc did do sample...

In normal times goodshooting inc did do sample packs of various types and lot style of ammo
With the current market they don’t have much if any ammo in stock, but’s once things settle down ( lord...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-06-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,467
Posted By MajorD
There are short stories to be found...

There are short stories to be found intermittently at the various gun shops in my area ( lucky to have lots of brick and mortar shops around here)
Don’t bother trying at mass merchandisers as they...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-01-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By MajorD
Canadian company doesn’t ship to the states

Canadian company doesn’t ship to the states
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-31-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,783
Posted By MajorD
WHEN the shortage was just kicking off a few...

WHEN the shortage was just kicking off a few months ago one of our local big box stores had it for less than $3/50. Bought my 3 box limit.
Unfortunately it had a horrible misfire rate of about 5...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-30-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,245
Posted By MajorD
When specifically talking about cheap plinking...

When specifically talking about cheap plinking ammo ( federal Remington Winchester and such) I will accept 2% personally.
I have several guns ( revolvers and bolt actions ) that certainly seem to...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-30-2021, 12:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By MajorD
My impression, at least in my small local club,...

My impression, at least in my small local club, is that avid competitors do have enough ammo to compete. Perhaps we are rationing our practice ammo a bit, but matches will continue.
Since covid my...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-28-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,909
Posted By MajorD
I will agree the test center approach is what...

I will agree the test center approach is what will tell you exactly ( type and lot) what shoots best in your rifle. A local guy I know very accomplished shooter, and his wife use different the lapua...
Forum: Colt 01-27-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By MajorD
Ace are the ones shipped from factory as complete...

Ace are the ones shipped from factory as complete guns. Otherwise mechanically identical to the conversion unit
Forum: Colt 01-27-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By MajorD
The conversion units also have the floating...

The conversion units also have the floating chamber.
If it has a regular commercial frame, it just means the 45 top end is missing.
They are notorious for gumming up fast and needing frequent...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-26-2021, 11:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,548
Posted By MajorD
Would agree not quite as good as Minnie mags for...

Would agree not quite as good as Minnie mags for general plinking duty, but close.
Superior to anything current production from Remington Winchester or federal.
MY Go to for steel challenge and...
Forum: Winchester 01-26-2021, 12:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,675
Posted By MajorD
One of my first rifles was a 67 bought for $60 (...

One of my first rifles was a 67 bought for $60 ( this was the early 1980’s, when these rifles were not quite so nostalgic and most shooters my age wanted more modern stuff ) then and now I still...
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