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Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 09-01-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By gkcs
I regularly see sellers who are selling Vari-x...

I regularly see sellers who are selling Vari-x III scopes confusing them with the VX-III model and even worse the VX-3.

I have a Vari-x III 8.5-25 and it has been a great scope. I have had it for...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 09-01-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By gkcs
Specs

Specs
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 08-18-2019, 01:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,001
Posted By gkcs
Use a dab of your wife's nail polish (color not...

Use a dab of your wife's nail polish (color not important, let her choose :) ) on each of the bottom ring shells. Never had a scope shift on centrefires using this method.

Of late though use...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 08-06-2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,336
Posted By gkcs
Where's the self satisfaction in that? How...

Where's the self satisfaction in that?

How many boxes of ammo would 10 bucks buy instead? :)
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 08-05-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,336
Posted By gkcs
Before I start the mounting process, same as you,...

Before I start the mounting process, same as you, I use the mirror method to get optical centre.

However, every new scope gets wound full travel up and down left and right several times....
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 08-04-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By gkcs
Depends upon whether the bag is for bench or...

Depends upon whether the bag is for bench or field (carrying around) use.
For my bench bags I use Zircon in all my bags. My bags are also used for CF. I want them to be as heavy and as stable as...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 08-01-2019, 02:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,336
Posted By gkcs
Ditto. Do the same with my CFs. Saves ammo as...

Ditto.
Do the same with my CFs. Saves ammo as well.

As long as I can bore sight I am always on the paper at 50yds or 100yds (CF). Obviously not possible to bore sight a 10/22 or in my case a...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 07-15-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By gkcs
I have the Clearidge equivalent mounted on a BRNO...

I have the Clearidge equivalent mounted on a BRNO Mod 1.
I prefer Clearidge's finer reticle for my style of shooting.

Was tempted though to grab a Weaver though for my FN Trombone.
Forum: Sako/Tikka 07-02-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,461
Posted By gkcs
Re chilly807's suggestion re springing the top...

Re chilly807's suggestion re springing the top ring halves using snug fitting allen keys - that is exactly the same method I use. However, the first time I used the method to remove the ring halves I...
Forum: Reloading 06-14-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By gkcs
When I started out handloading 53 years ago it...

When I started out handloading 53 years ago it was with a Lyman 310 tool. The tool was already second hand when purchased. It "crafted" very good ammo.
I still have the tool (long long time since...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 06-13-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,258
Posted By gkcs
You put yourself too much out of position to get...

You put yourself too much out of position to get your head behind the straight eyepiece to view your shot (if you are scoping each shot) whereas an angled eyepiece, if the scope has a good base and...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 06-07-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,536
Posted By gkcs
Exactly the same method I used to fill my 2...

Exactly the same method I used to fill my 2 Edgewood bags with Zircon. Slowish yes but I too am too mean to buy a purpose designed funnel. Also I am not filling bags with zircon every day of my life....
Forum: Shooting Accessories 05-26-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,160
Posted By gkcs
For years I have used MSA Sordin Supreme Pros -...

For years I have used MSA Sordin Supreme Pros - not cheap though unfortunately. They have excellent fit over the combs of most of my rifles. Previously I used passive muffs and then an earlier...
Forum: Shooting Accessories 05-20-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By gkcs
Also if you have a very high comb on the stock...

Also if you have a very high comb on the stock (and usually made worse with a cleaning cover draped over the rear end) I like my rods to be long enough to reach the end of the barrel before the...
Forum: Walther 05-14-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By gkcs
I have 3 Walthers and none exibit your symptoms....

I have 3 Walthers and none exibit your symptoms. They are however Walther's match triggers. The usual cause of your problem is a rough surface on the sear face which can be fixed sometimes by careful...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 05-09-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,982
Posted By gkcs
No, you are not the only one. I also use the MTM...

No, you are not the only one. I also use the MTM SB-200 series boxes which hold 200 rounds (MTM say 250 but getting 3 boxes in the middle can be squeeze). I also use empty CCI Sub Sonic 100 round...
Forum: Anschutz 05-06-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,524
Posted By gkcs
Just out of interest, what brand of borescope are...

Just out of interest, what brand of borescope are you using?
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 05-04-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,536
Posted By gkcs
Why change? Same method I have used to fill...

Why change? Same method I have used to fill sevaral bags with zircon. Used a super cheap funnel that I already had lying around and the barrel of a worn out ball point pen. The pen barrel is nicely...
Forum: CZ / Brno 05-04-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 700
Posted By gkcs
I have had a Lyman Digital for around 10 years....

I have had a Lyman Digital for around 10 years. Recently, after reading a thread on accuracy issues with some brands of digital gauges I gave mine a calibration check using known test weights.
...
Forum: Browning 04-25-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By gkcs
Brilliant. Thanks for that BBlount.

Brilliant. Thanks for that BBlount.
Forum: Browning 04-24-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By gkcs
SA22 - early model mag capacity?

I have a SA22 chambered in 22 Long Rifle. It is a very very early model loaded thru the port on top of the grip and has the very slim forend timber.
What I want to know is does anyone have early...
Forum: CZ / Brno 04-12-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By gkcs
I have exactly the same combination of...

I have exactly the same combination of rifle/rings/scope. All perfect. I also didn't wish to remove (and lose) the rear sight.

Well covered already in other postings but just to repeat -
Warne...
Forum: Anschutz 03-30-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,075
Posted By gkcs
Look for a copy of "Ways Of The Rifle" Gaby...

Look for a copy of "Ways Of The Rifle" Gaby Bühlmann, Heinz Reinkemeier, Maik Eckhardt
Brilliant book even though I think it is now 2009 vintage.

Edit: Oops, see it is already recommended in...
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 03-22-2019, 02:20 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 16,206
Posted By gkcs
andyanimal31 I use the Burris setup and inserts...

andyanimal31
I use the Burris setup and inserts as described by HJA8 although my scope is a 1" tube. The Burris 1" Sig Zee rings come with minimal inserts. I bought my insert kits from Gunworks...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 03-17-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,854
Posted By gkcs
Link of interest...

Link of interest http://bulletin.accurateshooter.com/2012/11/precision-shooting-magazine-ceases-publication/
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