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Forum: CZ / Brno 10-17-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,370
Posted By jpickar
I really think you should use the CZ barrel on...

I really think you should use the CZ barrel on the gun. Hard to improve on it.
Forum: Remington 10-13-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By jpickar
I've done that. But if I'm shooting a 5 shot...

I've done that. But if I'm shooting a 5 shot group then it is the 5th shot that I mess up. It takes some skill to get that group with any ammo.
Forum: Model 37/40X 10-13-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,934
Posted By jpickar
I got my antelope and deer season doesn't start...

I got my antelope and deer season doesn't start until the end of Oct. so if there is good weather I will give the 40X some range time.

Pic of my antelope and pic of my daughter in law with her...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-10-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,347
Posted By jpickar
I understand the conventional wisdom of that. I...

I understand the conventional wisdom of that. I just found that not to be true.
Sometimes I think people come up with this stuff to see how many people will say it is written so it is true.
...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-10-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,347
Posted By jpickar
I'm not saying 16 barrels are slower, because if...

I'm not saying 16 barrels are slower, because if you look at my info the Chipmunk came in 3rd a lot of times. So there is validity to that theorem. But When I cut a 28" 40X barrel down to 24" it did...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-10-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,347
Posted By jpickar
I have found the slower "target" ammo didn't...

I have found the slower "target" ammo didn't shoot as good as the faster, good quality, ammo at 100 yards and more. In my experience the faster bullets drifted less than the slower ammo.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-10-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,347
Posted By jpickar
EXACTLY! Your info is the best for you. I used my...

EXACTLY! Your info is the best for you. I used my chrony to find the velocity of Win. White box 44 mag ammo as it shot real well in my Marlin rifle. Then I worked up a hand load that shot better at...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-10-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,347
Posted By jpickar
I did some chrony testing several years ago....

I did some chrony testing several years ago. Several brands of ammo and rifles.
to sum it up my 28" 40X barrel; was the fastest
Next fastest was the 540XR
Then the 16" chipmunk
Then other brand...
Forum: Model 37/40X 10-09-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,934
Posted By jpickar
Here is a pic of my Friend Ed who I bought the...

Here is a pic of my Friend Ed who I bought the 40X from. A great guy.
Forum: Model 37/40X 10-08-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,934
Posted By jpickar
The only way to get the parts you need is to get...

The only way to get the parts you need is to get them from a factory repeater. The magazine is a Marlin magazine but it has to altered to make it fit the 40X.

The 710 is not part of the serial...
Forum: Open Rimfire 10-08-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,086
Posted By jpickar
There is fast and slow mirage. You are talking of...

There is fast and slow mirage. You are talking of slow mirage. Something most shooters don't know about. Your sight had to be moved to adjust for slow mirage. Same with scoped rifles and more...
Forum: Model 37/40X 10-07-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,934
Posted By jpickar
The letters are PO so June of 1977 LOL OK...

The letters are PO so June of 1977

LOL OK 710 instead of OIL. What does 710 mean?:bthumb:
Forum: Model 37/40X 10-07-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,934
Posted By jpickar
And pics of the mag and mag retainer for the...

And pics of the mag and mag retainer for the curious.
Forum: Model 37/40X 10-07-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,934
Posted By jpickar
Here are a few more pics. The plum colored recoil...

Here are a few more pics. The plum colored recoil lug. The writing in the mag cut out says "sites" for factory sight option. Then there is the numbers which I have no idea or forgot what they mean....
Forum: Open Rimfire 10-05-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,086
Posted By jpickar
I prefer morning or evening for the best...

I prefer morning or evening for the best conditions.
Open sights I like the sun behind me.
Scopes I like morning best as there is little slow mirage before the sun shines on my gun.
Of course...
Forum: Military Trainers 10-05-2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By jpickar
Sometimes a "gunsmith" will say that so he gets a...

Sometimes a "gunsmith" will say that so he gets a rebarrel job. Since you found another posting on your type rifle and said the bore was washed out. It might be just a poor factory barrel. Or it...
Forum: Mark II 10-05-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,316
Posted By jpickar
Most definately my MKII Comp. Target is VERY...

Most definately my MKII Comp. Target is VERY accurate.
Forum: Model 37/40X 10-05-2021, 10:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,934
Posted By jpickar
I will be changing the Canjar trigger back to the...

I will be changing the Canjar trigger back to the factory 40X trigger. Ed,my friend that I bought it from took off the front sight and put the canjar trigger on it when he got it. And he kept the...
Forum: Model 37/40X 10-05-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,934
Posted By jpickar
I'm very fortunate to get this rifle. I waited...

I'm very fortunate to get this rifle. I waited 20+ years for it. And Thanks to WATCHADDIC for his expertise and help in finding out all the specifics out about this fine rifle. I'm now going to have...
Forum: Model 37/40X 10-05-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,934
Posted By jpickar
A few more pics. Anyone want a certain pic just...

A few more pics. Anyone want a certain pic just ask I will try and get it.
Forum: Model 37/40X 10-04-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,934
Posted By jpickar
I got the 40X repeater today. My friend was...

I got the 40X repeater today. My friend was waiting for me to come up. I spent most of the day with him. His wife just died from covid. We talked, we reminisced. He gave me a very good deal. Here are...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-02-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,787
Posted By jpickar
CCI MM HP are very good sporting ammo. I have...

CCI MM HP are very good sporting ammo. I have been shooting it for over 50 years. It isn't target ammo but very good shooting and consistent over the years. And it does the job on game. I shot my...
Forum: Model 37/40X 10-02-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,934
Posted By jpickar
I corrected my last post. I haven't got it yet....

I corrected my last post. I haven't got it yet. Monday morning. I will post pictures. Don't worry. I don't post here much but I will this time!!!
Forum: Model 37/40X 10-01-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,934
Posted By jpickar
I go and get the rifle on Monday morning! ...

I go and get the rifle on Monday morning!

And a Thank You to WATCHADDIC for the time spent on the phone educating me.
I learned more than I could retain for sure. But it will come int time.
Forum: Savage/Stevens 09-27-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By jpickar
The rear sights are cheaper than they should be...

The rear sights are cheaper than they should be because there are a lot of them out there.

I'm not a fan of carvings on a stock, BUT that one is very nicely done. I would buy that gun if it was...
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