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Forum: Model 597 01-21-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By fstroupe
Very cool. The rear part of the muzzle break...

Very cool. The rear part of the muzzle break looks like my Eagle (MB Products), but the front doesn't. Very M-16 looking.
Forum: Model 597 12-24-2009, 03:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By fstroupe
Wondering if the sear spring is in its proper...

Wondering if the sear spring is in its proper postition. It should be seated in the recess on the bottom of the sear.
Forum: Model 597 12-23-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By fstroupe
Wow...can't believe I've been here just over a...

Wow...can't believe I've been here just over a year.

Merry Christmas everyone and have a great and safe New Year.
Forum: Model 597 12-19-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 555
Posted By fstroupe
Just to throw in, the Weaver .22/airgun "low"...

Just to throw in, the Weaver .22/airgun "low" rings are a little too low if you are going with a 40mm or larger scope.
Forum: Model 597 12-19-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,710
Posted By fstroupe
I have two 597s, one with a VQ extractor and...

I have two 597s, one with a VQ extractor and hammer, other without. The former will feed/eject pretty much everything, the one without doesn't care that much for the bulk pack Federals.

I have...
Forum: Model 597 11-22-2009, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By fstroupe
Cool rifle, but I just couldn't take my eyes off...

Cool rifle, but I just couldn't take my eyes off of Fred Flintstone's computer lol.
Forum: Model 597 11-05-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,022
Posted By fstroupe
I luv my Center Point 4-16 x 40. Both crosshairs...

I luv my Center Point 4-16 x 40. Both crosshairs and image are crisp and clear, image is clear as far as you can see. Its a little overkill for a .22, but I don't see that well anymore either lol. ...
Forum: Model 597 10-27-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By fstroupe
I don't think that anyone will scream at you. If...

I don't think that anyone will scream at you. If money wasn't an object, I'd own either a TC or Volquartsen. The R55 would definitely be my choice if I was thinking about spending $400-$500 on a...
Forum: Model 597 10-26-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By fstroupe
You want some objectivity? Here's some: ...

You want some objectivity? Here's some:

What was the price on the VTR?

To me probably the most important question is "are you looking for a black gun?" If you are, consider that you will...
Forum: Model 597 10-24-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,383
Posted By fstroupe
You didn't mention how you were shooting, but...

You didn't mention how you were shooting, but unless you are shooting off of a very stable bench with sandbags or better, Al's comment on a "rock solid rest" can not be overstated.
Forum: Model 597 10-18-2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By fstroupe
Go to Walmart, they have Weaver Airgun/.22 1"...

Go to Walmart, they have Weaver Airgun/.22 1" rings for like 8 bucks. They are a little low for my 40mm 4 x 16 scope, but will work fine for anything smaller.

Most people use a drill and very...
Forum: Model 597 10-13-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By fstroupe
Sure, the Volq hammer should add value, you paid...

Sure, the Volq hammer should add value, you paid $30-$40 for it and took the time to install it. List it as having a custom target hammer and I'd measure or get the trigger pull measured and mention...
Forum: Model 597 10-03-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By fstroupe
My MB Products muzzle brake was so tight on my...

My MB Products muzzle brake was so tight on my barrel (late 2007 manufacture) that I had to heat it and beat it on after removing the finish from the barrel. It was supposed to be a non-permanent...
Forum: Model 597 10-03-2009, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,219
Posted By fstroupe
Neither of my Wallyworld camos look like that any...

Neither of my Wallyworld camos look like that any more.
Forum: Model 597 10-02-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,219
Posted By fstroupe
Remington 597 Mossy Oak. Sold by Walmart only. ...

Remington 597 Mossy Oak. Sold by Walmart only. Standard 597 sporter with synthetic Mossy Oak Breakup pattern (early pattern) stock. Iron sights. Manufactured 2006-2008 (?) Price $177.00
...
Forum: Model 597 09-18-2009, 04:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By fstroupe
Owning a class 3 doesn't take away your fourth...

Owning a class 3 doesn't take away your fourth amendment rights, but under the right conditions (living in the sticks, sheriff unfamiliar with/doesn't like National Firearms Act weapons, you are the...
Forum: Model 597 09-15-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By fstroupe
Thank you very much for the heads up.:bthumb:

Thank you very much for the heads up.:bthumb:
Forum: Model 597 09-14-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By fstroupe
The set screws do not need to touch the rails...

The set screws do not need to touch the rails they are just there to keep the rails from falling out of the holes. The design of the stock prevents the set screws from falling out.
Forum: Model 597 09-14-2009, 07:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,664
Posted By fstroupe
Individual ammunition components are not all...

Individual ammunition components are not all created equal. (real) Match ammo uses heavier brass, higher quality primers, higher quality powder, and bullets with tighter clearances. The...
Forum: Model 597 09-04-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By fstroupe
I imagine it is the sear spring. There is a...

I imagine it is the sear spring. There is a recess on the bottom side of the sear...the forwardmost component in the trigger group, the part that the hammer catches on. The spring is glued onto the...
Forum: Model 597 09-01-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By fstroupe
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v298/fstroupe/gu...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v298/fstroupe/gun1sm.jpg

Last lot was $35 delivered if I remember correctly, I guess six months ago.
It was not a drop-in fit, required bedding and a fair...
Forum: Model 597 09-01-2009, 05:57 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 375,894
Posted By fstroupe
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: Model 597 08-23-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By fstroupe
For all practical purposes, the "manufacturing...

For all practical purposes, the "manufacturing industry" in our country is gone...what is left is an illusion of the past, bogged down by regulation and expense that has made it not worth maintaining...
Forum: Model 597 08-23-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By fstroupe
Its possible that the sear spring isn't sitting...

Its possible that the sear spring isn't sitting in the recess in the bottom of the sear properly.
Forum: Model 597 08-01-2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By fstroupe
Actually, I highly suspect that "Eagle Products",...

Actually, I highly suspect that "Eagle Products", the manufacturer of these mags, and also the "597 slipover Muzzle Brake" has been out of business for months, as their old website as well as their...
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