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Forum: Black Powder 02-01-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,744
Posted By kwilfong
I like SWISS. it's noticeably cleaner than GOEX &...

I like SWISS. it's noticeably cleaner than GOEX & a little faster.
I first tried it when I built a 45/70 to shoot black powder cartridges. Had a conversation with a customer who shoots long range...
Forum: Rifle 12-30-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Posted By kwilfong
Ruger "Thread Choke"

I have a 45 Blackhawk Convertible & have had some issues with it. The 1st thing I noticed was that my cast bullet loads in 45 ACP wouldn't chamber easily due to tight throats. I corrected that with a...
Forum: Air Rifles 03-15-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By kwilfong
Rehabbing a Chinese POS

Took a bud fishing last weekend & took a couple airguns along. He was impressed & mentioned he might ought to get one to play with. Another bud we visited gave him a B-something; the underlever .177,...
Forum: Air Rifles 03-04-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By kwilfong
Wouldn't think of it! Got your Walther done today...

Wouldn't think of it! Got your Walther done today too :D
Forum: Air Rifles 03-02-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,055
Posted By kwilfong
Topping up a SCUBA tank with a hand pump doesn't...

Topping up a SCUBA tank with a hand pump doesn't sound like fun!
Forum: Air Rifles 03-01-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By kwilfong
I just got in from shooting the 10 meter...

I just got in from shooting the 10 meter silhouette match @ Tulsa. Downed 39 out of 40 :) Not bad for first time out with it. I really like this rifle. The stock is very adjustable & the trigger is...
Forum: Air Rifles 03-01-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By kwilfong
I wish! Three years ago, a fellow not too far...

I wish!
Three years ago, a fellow not too far from here had field target matches. I shot with them that summer & had a ball. I had an S410 in 22. After that season was over, I sold the .22 & got an...
Forum: Air Rifles 02-29-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By kwilfong
I'm a SCUBA diver so tanks are no problem, & I...

I'm a SCUBA diver so tanks are no problem, & I have a hund pump to top the guns off when the tanks are a little low.
I shot a bud's 300 a couple weeks ago & liked it. I used to have it's...
Forum: Air Rifles 02-29-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By kwilfong
Hey H! You ready for SMALL?

Hey H! You ready for SMALL?
Forum: Air Rifles 02-29-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By kwilfong
I held it on with electrical tape to test it. It...

I held it on with electrical tape to test it. It works good so I did cut 2 oring grooves & got a good snug fit & it it stays put. I reamed a .250" hole in it.
I can't tell any difference in...
Forum: Air Rifles 02-23-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By kwilfong
Fwb p70

I've wanted one of these for years. Finally decided I'd never be satisfied until I tried one. Found this on gunbroker for about 1/2 of what a new P700 would cost....
Forum: Centerfire 01-08-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,001
Posted By kwilfong
I did some work on a SMLE for a friend some years...

I did some work on a SMLE for a friend some years ago & worked up a hunting load that used the 174gr Hornady .312" bullet. It was strange but by far the best accuracy was with all the 4831 I could...
Forum: Centerfire 11-28-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By kwilfong
Thanks! The rifle gained a couple ounces & I...

Thanks! The rifle gained a couple ounces & I gained about 10#:mad:
Forum: Centerfire 11-17-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By kwilfong
#2 with the RB/BP/Cast bullet

I added a Malcolm scope due to aging eyes having trouble with iron sights & put a little wheelweight alloy in the last batch of bullets to slow the expansion. Caught this old boy at 65 yards...
Forum: Centerfire 08-05-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,687
Posted By kwilfong
I AM smiling! :o It was close; +/- 40 yards, &...

I AM smiling! :o
It was close; +/- 40 yards, & close to dark in the woods. I couldn't see the fine crosswire I had in the globe & centered the deer's chest in the globe. It worked out but I didn't...
Forum: Centerfire 08-05-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,687
Posted By kwilfong
My favorite deer hunting round! I've taken a...

My favorite deer hunting round!
I've taken a bunch with 300gr factory JHP's & some stiff handloads with 300gr Sierra's. The bolt gun likes the Hornady LeverRevolution ammo too but I haven't taken a...
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-21-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,309
Posted By kwilfong
Seems like Jack O'Conner said something way back...

Seems like Jack O'Conner said something way back when about it being easier to get MOA groups with a typewriter............
But Jeez; what am I doing wrong? My somewhat modified 10/22 has a hard...
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-21-2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By kwilfong
The origonal was cut pretty short, like 3". I...

The origonal was cut pretty short, like 3". I like the feel of this with the 6" barrel. I haven't seriously shot it for group. It's not real easy to hit with, being so light.
Seems like I...
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-20-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By kwilfong
Forgot to post after I finished it: ...

Forgot to post after I finished it:
http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/uu316/kevinwilfong/StevensTipUP001.jpg
Fitted 6" of 10/22 barrel, made a new breech lock "dog", cut down & fitted a Stevens...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 07-11-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By kwilfong
Thanks!:) I built it to shoot & hunt with. I...

Thanks!:)
I built it to shoot & hunt with. I do find myself being exra careful with it in the woods. Got a 6 point last fall with black powder & a cast bullet & am anxious to try again.
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 07-11-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By kwilfong
Leatherwood Malcolm 3x Scope

I just got this 3x Malcolm scope for my project Rolling Block. I had a nice set of target sights on it but I couldn't see them very well in the woods. I could have put a nice modern scope on it for...
Forum: Centerfire 07-07-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By kwilfong
Great looking old sixgun!!

Great looking old sixgun!!
Forum: Hunting 06-12-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,366
Posted By kwilfong
Good idea! I have access to a boxtrap. Guess the...

Good idea! I have access to a boxtrap. Guess the corn would work but is there another bait that's better?
Forum: Hunting 06-12-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,366
Posted By kwilfong
Varmints

Just got back from servicing my game feeder & camera.
The pigs are still gone, which I guess is a good thing. Would have liked to kill one or both of the pair that was hanging out there but at least...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-09-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,920
Posted By kwilfong
The only time I've ever used a firearm for self...

The only time I've ever used a firearm for self defense just happened to be my Smith 41 & merely brandishing the weapon ended the conflict.
Nowadays the 1911 is my travelling companion.
The...
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