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Forum: Savage/Stevens 12-05-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,245
Posted By ShootsAtSky
I agree that the timeline says that BP was pretty...

I agree that the timeline says that BP was pretty much out of the market, but the patents show the action waa part of an earlier semi auto design with the delay intended to allow time for residual...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 12-04-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,245
Posted By ShootsAtSky
Nope, the 6A was designed back in the black...

Nope, the 6A was designed back in the black powder days, last shot hold open wasn't even a consideration, they were trying to figure out how to clear the black cloud out of the action so it didn't...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 12-04-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,245
Posted By ShootsAtSky
You can just pull the bolt back a bit (1/16 to...

You can just pull the bolt back a bit (1/16 to 1/8th inch) and pull the trigger. That will release the hammer, but holding the bolt back keeps the firing pin from hitting the chamber face.

That...
Forum: Mossberg 11-14-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,853
Posted By ShootsAtSky
Hard to call it positive, the trigger pushes the...

Hard to call it positive, the trigger pushes the sear forward which moves the back end of the disconnector down releasing the striker. Then the sear rides up over the disconnector whick lets the...
Forum: Mossberg 11-14-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,853
Posted By ShootsAtSky
I'd really like to see those pics! I can't...

I'd really like to see those pics! I can't figure out how to get a wire spring to work for what that flat spring does.

Meanwhile, here's a pic of the parts on my 151 K.
...
Forum: Mossberg 11-14-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,853
Posted By ShootsAtSky
I've never heard of an x51 with a wire...

I've never heard of an x51 with a wire disconnector spring, all three of mine have the curved flat spring.

May be a repair part, but I'd suspect -bubba's been there-.

FYI, the usual problem...
Forum: Hunting 11-14-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By ShootsAtSky
That's my shooting bench on the left, ...

That's my shooting bench on the left,

http://i101.photobucket.com/albums/m43/bobnrobn/Misc/Workroom_zpse39bd02b.jpg

This one was hiding behind the tree, same window.
...
Forum: Rifle 11-06-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By ShootsAtSky
Nice to see that a lab can prove that lead is...

Nice to see that a lab can prove that lead is actually in the correct column on the periodic table, I'd hate to have to re-learn it.

Always fun to read advertising that claims to dissolve lead...
Forum: Winchester 11-05-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 808
Posted By ShootsAtSky
Someone should be put in time out for what they...

Someone should be put in time out for what they did with that scope and mount, not quite sure how they managed to come up with that combo.

But, if you want to sell them let me know after you find...
Forum: Rifle 11-05-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By ShootsAtSky
For that 'older' barrel, I'd go with Big45 ...

For that 'older' barrel, I'd go with Big45 (http://big45.com/)wrapped around a worn brush.

It was developed for the cowboy action shooters using cast lead and really works 'as advertised'.

It...
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 11-05-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,131
Posted By ShootsAtSky
Yep! That and a thin film of disk brake lube...

Yep! That and a thin film of disk brake lube helps keep it from binding. That safety design likes to stick where it rubs on the side of the receiver and between the safety and the spring. Use the...
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 11-04-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,131
Posted By ShootsAtSky
There were a couple of designs, but here's some...

There were a couple of designs, but here's some pictures of the more common one.

http://i101.photobucket.com/albums/m43/bobnrobn/Marlin%2081/Marlin%2081%20safety-1_zpsmwendctl.jpg
...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 11-04-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,255
Posted By ShootsAtSky
We may also have the newest member (but likely...

We may also have the newest member (but likely not the last) of the bent recoil spring club (https://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=305334&highlight=bent).

Really easy to do, and...
Forum: Shotgun 11-03-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,189
Posted By ShootsAtSky
Grouse has been on my 'things I want to eat' list...

Grouse has been on my 'things I want to eat' list for a long time. I've seen many including sage grouse, and partridges while fishing, hiking, chasing rockets and generally out doing something...
Forum: Shotgun 11-03-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,189
Posted By ShootsAtSky
I missed the earlier posts about not getting a...

I missed the earlier posts about not getting a lot of pellets in the squirrel zone.

If your buddy is still experimenting, you might try a bag of these wads...
Forum: Shotgun 11-03-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 13,189
Posted By ShootsAtSky
No chance yet, haven't touched any guns in the...

No chance yet, haven't touched any guns in the last seven months except to move them.

Got swamped in those other life details, found a new house on the river, had to 'do a few updates' (about $40K...
Forum: Silhouette Shooting 11-01-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 930
Posted By ShootsAtSky
Keep in mind that your bullets aren't going to be...

Keep in mind that your bullets aren't going to be scaled down. If you just reduce the target to the scale distance you'll get hits on the edge of the scale target that would have been complete...
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 10-24-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,711
Posted By ShootsAtSky
That pretty much locks it in as pre-50s. They...

That pretty much locks it in as pre-50s. They sometimes kept using older barrels from stock, but they started putting grooves on the receivers in 54-55.

I am surprised that there aren't some...
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 10-23-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,711
Posted By ShootsAtSky
Tip off usually refers to the scope mount often...

Tip off usually refers to the scope mount often used on rimfires and air guns with two grooves cut into the top of the receiver, letting you use a 3/8 dovetail mount. The older designs were a...
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 10-22-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,711
Posted By ShootsAtSky
You can get a closer idea of the year by looking...

You can get a closer idea of the year by looking at the number of lands in the rifling and from some of the features like tip-off grooves or tapped holes in the side for a scope.

Check this thread...
Forum: RFC "Get Togethers" 10-19-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,181
Posted By ShootsAtSky
Reviving an old thread. My wife retired from...

Reviving an old thread.

My wife retired from Costco, we've moved from Knoxville to near Benton. You may be seeing me in the near future, after the house is free of boxes...

Bob
Forum: Savage/Stevens 09-29-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By ShootsAtSky
If you can't find steel shot in that size, this...

If you can't find steel shot in that size, this might work...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 09-29-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By ShootsAtSky
First, welcome to RFC and the gill gun forum...

First, welcome to RFC and the gill gun forum (some misguided posters think it's for other Savage guns):D

Second, I'm amazed that you got the detent ball out, did it just pop out by itself or did...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 09-28-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,841
Posted By ShootsAtSky
I'm not sure about the 87, but not all of the...

I'm not sure about the 87, but not all of the Model 6 tubes were staked, many just had a tab in the outer tube that locked them in against the mount block. You can see the tab in the middle tube,...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 09-27-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,714
Posted By ShootsAtSky
Hobbiest, I have two ways I check for a...

Hobbiest,

I have two ways I check for a carbon ring on new guns, or some guns that just seem to build up a ring like my H&R Sportsman.

Both require removing the bolt to clean from the chamber...
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