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Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-18-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
Happy Birthday, Kids ! Only another 29 years...

Happy Birthday, Kids !

Only another 29 years and 6 months and you'll be all grown up like the Real Air Force !

Fuzzy
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-16-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
Thanks all for the good wishes ! ...

Thanks all for the good wishes !

Steam-powered airplanes ? No ! Those were a later development just before I retired - lol ! But you're all not too far wrong ... I started flying at the...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-01-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,853
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
In my 90-odd years of life I long ago realised...

In my 90-odd years of life I long ago realised that, due to the diametrically opposed rational/irrational modes of "discussion" involved in inter-sex communication, that the male could never win an...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-01-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
My own favourites were the 130/131 Merlins with...

My own favourites were the 130/131 Merlins with opposite-handed rotation that we had on the DH Hornet fighter. I had the pleasure of these during the pre-production prototype development testing at...
Forum: Open Rimfire 06-20-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,043
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
When dealing with aperture sight systems...

When dealing with aperture sight systems specifically for bulls-eye target shooting, remember that there are TWO ... the front and the rear .... each is sized independently. Many years ago, on my...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-16-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,566
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
I have never flown in a 747, as I stopped flying...

I have never flown in a 747, as I stopped flying commercial just before the monster came into service with the airlines. Mind you though, I spent many an hour crawling through the cavernous...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 05-17-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
"There I was .... !" Reminiscent of many a WW2...

"There I was .... !" Reminiscent of many a WW2 line-shoot - lol !

Such as ...

"There I was ... totally inverted .... dropping like a ruddy rock .... nothing on the clock but the makers' name...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 05-08-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,535
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
.... was just having another of my "Idle...

.... was just having another of my "Idle Thoughts" as befits an older "Idle Man" ... !

If ... and this assumes that all else remained constant ... I had quit making car payments at 62 then my...
Forum: CZ / Brno 05-07-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,258
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
My first was a break-barrel .177 air rifle in...

My first was a break-barrel .177 air rifle in 1959 ... one of the first post-WW2 units that found its' way to a small gunshop on the island of Malta, then a free-port heaven for such goodies. I felt...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 04-15-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 14,308
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
On this ridge-top we have excellent cellphone...

On this ridge-top we have excellent cellphone service .... IF ... you stand exactly 2'8-1/2" in front of the left-front fender of my SUV parked in its' normal (exact) position in the rear driveway...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 03-19-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,018
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
When I was a cadet at the RAF Engineering College...

When I was a cadet at the RAF Engineering College in WW2 we had one of the Junkers Jumo 205(?) diesel engines to work with ... this was one taken from a shot-down Junkers JU86 reconnaisance/bomber...
Forum: CZ / Brno 02-16-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 890
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
Well ... as a multi-position shooter for some...

Well ... as a multi-position shooter for some 80-odd years I'd have to go with the Trainer rather then the UltraLux ... it's a matter of reviewing all the factors involved and then picking the...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 02-11-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,930
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
Some 80-odd years ago, my grandfather - a world...

Some 80-odd years ago, my grandfather - a world champion Clay Pigeon shooter of his days - gave me some good advice on position shooting. He spoke of "never buying a suit, or a pair of shoes that...
Forum: Silhouette Shooting 01-21-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,263
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
Ah ... that would be the new Anschutz HOOT ... an...

Ah ... that would be the new Anschutz HOOT ... an inexpensive copy of the Henry H001T they have been experimenting with for the 2020 NRA season ... !

Fuzzy
Forum: .22WMR Ammunition 01-19-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,992
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
Aguila Silver Eagle ... !

The Aguila Silver Eagle 40grain JSP round is one that's virtually never talked about on this sub-forum. I first came across it last summer, (2017), and tried it, amongst just about everything else,...
Forum: Open Rimfire 01-11-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,549
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
I would agree with the choice of the good ol' Rem...

I would agree with the choice of the good ol' Rem 572 ... have owned several of them over the past 40-odd years. The earlier ones were better for me personally due to changes in butt-stock contours...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 12-06-2017, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
I'm assuming that you mean "that the front sight...

I'm assuming that you mean "that the front sight blade/rear sight slot width" aren't "narrow" enough ... a highly faulted assumption. The Williams sight that "dred" referenced is what I use myself...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 12-05-2017, 05:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,904
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
Well .... from some 40-plus years experience of...

Well .... from some 40-plus years experience of "playing with Model 60's", just by having one you're way ahead of just about any 10/22 "out-of-the-box". Mind you, there was a bleak period in their...
Forum: Open Rimfire 10-20-2017, 05:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
In answer to the OP, I'd have to say ... "No...

In answer to the OP, I'd have to say ... "No Threshold Velocity !". In the real world of the military, if a "specific target that must be taken out" presents itself, one aims and shoots, making...
Forum: Open Rimfire 10-17-2017, 04:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,099
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
That's sort of reminiscent of a post I made on...

That's sort of reminiscent of a post I made on the "I remember when ..." thread over on the RAF Forum recently- lol !

"I remember when, with one exception, none of you kids were even a twinkle in...
Forum: Open Rimfire 10-15-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,099
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
This used to be my preferred Cowboy Silhouette...

This used to be my preferred Cowboy Silhouette technique a few years ago before old age and physical impairment decided otherwise. It is still the same basic method I first learned back in the...
Forum: CZ / Brno 08-28-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
When I used to run 100/200 yard matches at CRC I...

When I used to run 100/200 yard matches at CRC I used one of my CZ UltraLuxes. On the rear I fitted a older Walther match sight directly on the existing CZ grooves, but with a home-made tubular...
Forum: CZ / Brno 08-12-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,599
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
Strange question but .... here goes ! How many...

Strange question but .... here goes ! How many do you want to fire ... and in what sort of time span ?

I don't shoot my .17HMR a great deal over short periods but have never experienced problems...
Forum: CZ / Brno 08-09-2017, 05:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,044
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
Been quite a few years now since I last owned -...

Been quite a few years now since I last owned - and shot - any of the CZ.452 variants. From memory, I'd be hesitant to say that they were any more accurate than any other variant ... rather the...
Forum: CZ / Brno 07-14-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,925
Posted By Fuzzy Limey
I currently have my "original" 512 - the open...

I currently have my "original" 512 - the open sight model - set at a very crisp 3#, but that is because of its' use as a CMP competition rifle. Using the various improvement techniques that I and...
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