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Forum: Martini 08-01-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By lion
I tried switching ejectors in another trigger...

I tried switching ejectors in another trigger group and the problem followed the new ejector. You're right, it is an international. Wayne
Forum: Martini 07-31-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By lion
Ejector Release Lever

I installed a new ejector in the breech block and it doesn't release. My three options and 1' stone the ejector 2, stone the release lever since I can't make the release tab any taller or 3, mill the...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-15-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,306
Posted By lion
My first benchrest rifle was a Finnish Lion. The...

My first benchrest rifle was a Finnish Lion. The only name I could think of at the time.
Forum: Martini 07-09-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 930
Posted By lion
I appreciate the advise on which powder and...

I appreciate the advise on which powder and primers to use. Unfortunately, I won't be doing any reloading because I shoot very little centerfire. My friend does reload for his hornet and his ammo...
Forum: Martini 06-23-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By lion
The barrel is a straight .880 diameter so a...

The barrel is a straight .880 diameter so a little smaller than a factory MKIII barrel. Now that I have a little experience doing two of them a third would be a little easier but I'm a little too old...
Forum: Martini 06-23-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By lion
I'm not sure some people would consider it a real...

I'm not sure some people would consider it a real Martini. It is the first of 2 that I made. The receiver is 2" longer than a factory one. It is also a 1/2" thicker because of the way I machined for...
Forum: Martini 06-21-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By lion
Finally Won an ARA Match

Finally won a 6 card ARA match at the Ikes in Lincoln NE. I agged 2245, barely getting past Robert Meade who agged 2237. After the way I've been shooting the last three years this felt good. Now I...
Forum: Martini 06-06-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 930
Posted By lion
I actually did one in 17 K Hornet for a friend....

I actually did one in 17 K Hornet for a friend. It works really well. Wayne
Forum: Martini 06-06-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 930
Posted By lion
The external dimensions of the breech block are...

The external dimensions of the breech block are the same as the factory. After changing the location of the firing pin hole I cut the groove at the same angle. Just don't go too deep. I ruined 2...
Forum: Martini 06-05-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 930
Posted By lion
I moved the angle of the firing pin hole to get...

I moved the angle of the firing pin hole to get it closer to center. I installed the block in the rifle and center punched the location in line with the bore. Then drilled the firing pin hole from...
Forum: Martini 06-05-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 930
Posted By lion
https://i.imgur.com/AMayEB1.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/AMayEB1.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/0yhek9c.jpg
I squared off the back of the ejection groove so the brass wouldn't fly so far. I also had to machine a new ejector. It took quite a...
Forum: Martini 06-04-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 930
Posted By lion
It is a factory MKIII receiver with a new...

It is a factory MKIII receiver with a new centerfire breech block. Works really well. Wayne
Forum: Martini 06-04-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 930
Posted By lion
https://i.imgur.com/JuBgvwT.jpg Has a 6 groove...

https://i.imgur.com/JuBgvwT.jpg
Has a 6 groove Benchmark barrel.
Forum: Martini 06-04-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 930
Posted By lion
Shot my Martini 22 Hornet this Morning.

https://i.imgur.com/DWD2jkI.jpg?1
My friends hand loads show some promise. The remington PSPs not so much.
Forum: Martini 05-09-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,154
Posted By lion
Reviving an old thread. Just finished converting...

Reviving an old thread. Just finished converting a MKIII to 22 Hornet. I had to change to a centerfire barrel first. Then the fun started. Made a breechblock in centerfire and made a new ejector. So...
Forum: Model 37/40X 04-06-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,375
Posted By lion
Serious question. Does anyone have trouble...

Serious question. Does anyone have trouble getting your cheek low enough on a stock 40x stock when you shoot peeps. My front block is .375 and I can't get my cheek low enough without extreme...
Forum: Model 37/40X 03-31-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,375
Posted By lion
The highest # 722 style I had was 16287. I don't...

The highest # 722 style I had was 16287. I don't know how much higher the numbers went. Lowest 700 style I had was 21349. What the change point was I don't know. Wayne
Forum: Martini 03-26-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 960
Posted By lion
Nice piece of wood and excellent worksmanship. My...

Nice piece of wood and excellent worksmanship. My downfall is always wanting to put a thumbhole in them. Wayne
Forum: Model 37/40X 03-13-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By lion
I have 2 40x barrels that I measured with...

I have 2 40x barrels that I measured with calipers (Not the recommended method), and came up with 1.670 & 1.675. I'm guessing within +.005 or -.005. I will finish at whatever it has to be to...
Forum: Model 37/40X 03-13-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By lion
40X barrel tenon

If there is such a number, What is the barrel tenon length of a rimfire action. From the front of the lug to the back of the barrel tenon. I know they all vary but what is considered the nominal...
Forum: Model 37/40X 02-14-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By lion
In all of the information that merit put out over...

In all of the information that merit put out over the years that claim "fits all merit sights" I haven't seen anything that states their apetures all have 7/32 X 40 threads. Is this information...
Forum: Martini 02-09-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By lion
I can understand why this is getting confusing....

I can understand why this is getting confusing. In my Dehaas book on single shot actions part # 14 is called a cocking lever. In all my BSA Martini information it is called a tumbler. Since we're in...
Forum: Martini 02-08-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By lion
A cocking lever by itself is going to be a hard...

A cocking lever by itself is going to be a hard item to find. I wish you luck. Wayne
Forum: Winchester 52 01-19-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,111
Posted By lion
Thanks for all the advise and offers to help....

Thanks for all the advise and offers to help. This isn't a project I'm real serious about. Questions about Remington 40X repeaters are what brought it about. I have modified quite a few 40Xs to...
Forum: Winchester 52 01-17-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,111
Posted By lion
I agree with you Greg, the C would be the best....

I agree with you Greg, the C would be the best. Today I'm bird shopping, looking for cheep, cheep and cheep.
Wayne
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