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Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 01-04-2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By Kevin6q
The residue is from galvanic (dis-similar metals...

The residue is from galvanic (dis-similar metals in contact) corrosion. When I reassembled mine I used a bit of never seize compound on the barrel and sight housing and put a dab onto the set screw....
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 12-29-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By Kevin6q
If I remember correctly; Remove the snow cover by...

If I remember correctly; Remove the snow cover by pulling the hinge pin. There is a set screw beneath the hinge point.
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 04-06-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 49,050
Posted By Kevin6q
Leave it short and add in an adjustable butt...

Leave it short and add in an adjustable butt plate. Looks cool and you can adjust it to find what works best before making the thing permanent. With the CAD and CNC making changes is relatively...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 04-16-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,847
Posted By Kevin6q
gldnedge, Drop me a PM. I have made a few mags...

gldnedge,
Drop me a PM. I have made a few mags from carbon fiber which worked well but were a nightmare to manufacture. There is the potential to mate the two technologies together to overcome the...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 03-26-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,908
Posted By Kevin6q
The race legal minimum weight is 3.5 kilos...

The race legal minimum weight is 3.5 kilos without mags. Besides having a lightweight rifle enabling the shooter to put weight where it has the most benefit, you might want to be sure you don't build...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 12-13-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,846
Posted By Kevin6q
Any patent infringements for copying and selling?...

Any patent infringements for copying and selling? You can copy for your own use but when you sell there is the potential for it being illegal.
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 12-22-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,434
Posted By Kevin6q
Wow, has my rifle changed over the years. Those...

Wow, has my rifle changed over the years. Those pics are pretty stock except for the butt plate and cheek comb.

Now the mags are on the forestock, I've added a riser underneath the trigger guard,...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 12-21-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,434
Posted By Kevin6q
The only difference between the 7-3 and 7-4 is...

The only difference between the 7-3 and 7-4 is the buttstock on the 7-3 is shorter. Other than this the rifles are the same. To lengthen the LOP just add a section of tubing between the wood and the...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 11-11-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,111
Posted By Kevin6q
I know the Fiocchi SM340 is formulated for...

I know the Fiocchi SM340 is formulated for biathlon. The ammo is the winter version of the SM320. Both are TOL target grade ammo. The difference between the 320 and 340 is the primer. The 340 has a...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 07-29-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By Kevin6q
If a chamber flag is a club requirement use a...

If a chamber flag is a club requirement use a piece of string trimmer line and use some heat to bend it so it wraps the action. I use a LH 7-4 and nobody has ever questioned if the bolt is open in...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 01-10-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,487
Posted By Kevin6q
Sounds good. Hit me with a PM for contact info...

Sounds good. Hit me with a PM for contact info and let's get together. I'd be happy to run a clinic at HSC. First, we need snow. Still brown here in my part of VT. Ethan Allen has made snow and will...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 01-09-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,487
Posted By Kevin6q
Are these rifles based at HSC?

Are these rifles based at HSC?
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 12-31-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,284
Posted By Kevin6q
When temps drop below 40F is switch ammo from...

When temps drop below 40F is switch ammo from Fiocchi M320 to the biathlon SM340. The biathlon ammo uses a hotter primer and the bullet is lubed with teflon and isn't effected by cold temps. I've...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 11-17-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By Kevin6q
Set your eye relief so the front globe is...

Set your eye relief so the front globe is centered by the rear hole. There is no insert in the rear; just the hole. If the front globe insert is also a hole held by horizontal bars, place the target...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 07-13-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,969
Posted By Kevin6q
For a grand you'll need to find something used....

For a grand you'll need to find something used. There are many options for a summer biathlon rifle under $1,000 but the compromises you will make aren't worth it. You will quickly spend a lot more...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 04-02-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By Kevin6q
The bolt is M6 x .75 and difficult to find. Check...

The bolt is M6 x .75 and difficult to find. Check a supplier that carries bolts for Anschutz rifles. I believe here is a RFC sponsor specializing in bolts.
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 04-01-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By Kevin6q
Glad it was a 3 minute fix. I'm amazed at how...

Glad it was a 3 minute fix. I'm amazed at how tolerant the 7-4 can be to a variety of issues yet is very sensitive to the crown being dirty. I know the crown taper helps stabilize bullets upon exit...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 03-30-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By Kevin6q
I don't have a scope so am of no use trouble...

I don't have a scope so am of no use trouble shooting anything related. My 7-4 gets cleaned about every 2-3k rounds and it takes maybe 50 to settle it in after the scrub. I have noticed keeping the...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 03-30-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By Kevin6q
My 7-4 gets weird when the crown is dirty. Groups...

My 7-4 gets weird when the crown is dirty. Groups open up etc. Also, check the action screws and any other adjustable part. These tend to loosen up just a tick which makes the gun go all out of whack...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 02-02-2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By Kevin6q
The blog is a stream of consciousness thing. It...

The blog is a stream of consciousness thing. It will be updated pretty regularly if anyone is interested. There will be posts regarding the range.
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 01-31-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By Kevin6q
grooming blog

Here is a link to the blog regarding grooming the trails at home. There will be photos of the range and range in use at times.
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Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 01-15-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By Kevin6q
The club that has done a fantastic job...

The club that has done a fantastic job introducing shooting sports to the public using biathlon is the Pemi F&G Club in Plymouth, NH. www.pemi.org A few years back they started a program shooting at...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 01-14-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By Kevin6q
The range came together a bit by accident. There...

The range came together a bit by accident. There are a few retired biathletes in the area and one had a target and was keen to see it get used. It needed a bit of renovation but I have it on...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 01-14-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By Kevin6q
I was told the paintball biathlon at Mountain Top...

I was told the paintball biathlon at Mountain Top is one of the largest biathlon events in the world. After the event I'll post a link so you can read about it. I seem to remember there were a few...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 01-14-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By Kevin6q
home range addition

This post is not directly firearms related but I needed to share my excitement with someone. It does relate to shooting so here it is.

In the past few years I've mentioned being able to shoot...
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