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Forum: Remington 12-03-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By WalnutBill22
First of all, welcome to the forum, Wayne! I'm...

First of all, welcome to the forum, Wayne!
I'm guessing you may be having a problem with your cartridge stop.
Check out this recent thread for the very similar Model 241:...
Forum: Winchester 52 12-03-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 660
Posted By WalnutBill22
I have a friend who says he bought one NIB with...

I have a friend who says he bought one NIB with the Lyman 57 receiver sight and a front sight like yours, Gerald. I don't think this was a catalog version, but maybe a special order?
The original...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 12-03-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 387
Posted By WalnutBill22
Thumbs up I think it is actually a No. 418, with the Lyman...

I think it is actually a No. 418, with the Lyman 144 tang sight that is adjustable for windage and elevation. This rifle was based on the smaller 1915 Favorite action (it has the 1915 squared...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 12-02-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By WalnutBill22
I'm well aware that Mr. DeHaas was a true expert...

I'm well aware that Mr. DeHaas was a true expert in many aspects of gun design, gunsmithing, and anything to do with guns. When I said "layman", it was to indicate that his books were written so...
Forum: Winchester 12-02-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By WalnutBill22
It's not easy to find a quality set of rings for...

It's not easy to find a quality set of rings for a 3/4 inch scope anymore. The only ones I know of are the Gru-Bee:...
Forum: Winchester 12-01-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 969
Posted By WalnutBill22
I believe the factory specs said a 24.5 foot...

I believe the factory specs said a 24.5 foot field at 100 yards - not particularly large, but not bad for such a small scope.
Forum: Browning 11-30-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By WalnutBill22
Great little rifle - a true classic. It looks...

Great little rifle - a true classic. It looks like your great grandad really knew how to take care of it. I'm sure you will treasure it more as time goes by.
Forum: Savage/Stevens 11-30-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By WalnutBill22
That's a good question, and from a technical...

That's a good question, and from a technical standpoint, I'm not sure if anyone has really studied it that closely. I know the late Frank DeHaas discussed their strengths and weaknesses to some...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 11-30-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By WalnutBill22
Both were strong enough for any normal .22 long...

Both were strong enough for any normal .22 long rifle ammo of the era in which they were made, meaning standard velocity or less, and will probably be ok with occasional use of high velocity. Beyond...
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 11-28-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By WalnutBill22
Thumbs up Very nice - love those old Marlin .22s. 26 inch...

Very nice - love those old Marlin .22s. 26 inch barrel?
Forum: Anschutz 11-28-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,076
Posted By WalnutBill22
Thumbs up That is truly amazing accuracy from all three: ...

That is truly amazing accuracy from all three: shooter, rifle, and ammo. I honestly didn't think there was any ammo out there that would be capable of such tiny groups. Hickorynut, you should be...
Forum: Remington 11-25-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
Posted By WalnutBill22
It's good to know that everything is legit, and...

It's good to know that everything is legit, and it's good that it's available at a reasonable price for those who missed out on it while still in print.
Forum: Remington 11-24-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
Posted By WalnutBill22
I was wondering the same. Thanks for the info,...

I was wondering the same. Thanks for the info, azshot.
Forum: Remington 11-24-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
Posted By WalnutBill22
Remington Rimfire Book on ebay

For those who might be interested, there is now available John Gyde and Roy Marcot's excellent book on Remington rimfire rifles in a thumb drive form on ebay. I have no personal interest in this...
Forum: Winchester 11-23-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By WalnutBill22
Roughly $200, or a bit more if it has some really...

Roughly $200, or a bit more if it has some really nice looking walnut.
Forum: Winchester 11-16-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By WalnutBill22
Larry, you know all I can afford are what you...

Larry, you know all I can afford are what you call "excuse rifles". But I still have a lot of fun with them.
Best regards and have a happy Thanksgiving , my friend.
Forum: Winchester 11-15-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By WalnutBill22
Thumbs up Sadly, I don't have one, but if I did and its...

Sadly, I don't have one, but if I did and its gumwood stock looked as good as yours does, Sandog, I believe I would leave it alone.
After all, that's the wood that Winchester equipped most of them...
Forum: Kimber 11-14-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,010
Posted By WalnutBill22
Well, looks like we're both right, or both wrong....

Well, looks like we're both right, or both wrong. I really thought only the "A"s were grooved. Thanks for clearing that up.
Forum: Kimber 11-13-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,010
Posted By WalnutBill22
Bs were not grooved. At least my 82B Custom...

Bs were not grooved. At least my 82B Custom Classic (c. 1988) is not.
Forum: Kimber 11-13-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,010
Posted By WalnutBill22
Shouldn't a B model have a steel Neidner style...

Shouldn't a B model have a steel Neidner style buttplate, not a pad?
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 11-09-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 867
Posted By WalnutBill22
Just guessing but I would speculate that it's...

Just guessing but I would speculate that it's because of the short carbine-length barrel (although I believe the earlier ones had a 24" barrel), as well as the straight grip stock, similar to the...
Forum: Winchester 11-07-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By WalnutBill22
Here's the thread you need:...

Here's the thread you need: https://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=220080&highlight=loose+bolt+handle

Beautifully explained by 22AGS who is sorely missed by all of us.
He was one...
Forum: Anschutz 11-06-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,076
Posted By WalnutBill22
I'm with you, Doug. I'll take a good looking,...

I'm with you, Doug. I'll take a good looking, good handling, well-balanced sporter that doesn't bust my budget and can average 3/8 to 1/2 inch at 50 yards any day. It will do anything I require and...
Forum: Remington 11-06-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By WalnutBill22
I think the Gru-bee rings will only work with 3/4...

I think the Gru-bee rings will only work with 3/4 inch scopes, while the Pro-Staff has a one inch tube.
Leupold and Burris make some really good one-inch tip-off type mounts. The alloy type costs a...
Forum: Browning 11-04-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,449
Posted By WalnutBill22
Since Browning changed the design a bit, I would...

Since Browning changed the design a bit, I would think they also should have a new, longer bolt. You might check with them. From what I understand, they have good customer service.
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