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Forum: Henry 07-31-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By Carbineguy
I am installing the HiViz front sight too and I...

I am installing the HiViz front sight too and I plan on trying it with the factory rear sight first, before doing anything else. Some say this is a good combo. The HiViz rear sight is another $25, so...
Forum: Henry 07-30-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By Carbineguy
Regarding the new metal front sights... Is...

Regarding the new metal front sights...

Is it any narrower or more precise than the older plastic one?

Anyone have any pics?

Thanks.
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-08-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,457
Posted By Carbineguy
Wow, what a detailed, well-photographed and...

Wow, what a detailed, well-photographed and carefully-documented comparison! Thank you.

I will simply add my two cents here...

While I love both rifles, I agree that the Ruger is a more...
Forum: Model 597 05-18-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By Carbineguy
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Model 597 05-17-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By Carbineguy
Trigger Group Tightness?

Howdy all.

Having not fired my 597 in a long while, I just took her out for some fresh air. I notice there is a slight wiggle if I take hold of the trigger group while she is fully assembled....
Forum: Model 597 05-17-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,399
Posted By Carbineguy
My 597 is one of my favorite, and most accurate,...

My 597 is one of my favorite, and most accurate, rimfires.

Having read the OP, I was gonna make an obvious suggestion: try shooting with iron sights and see what happens, or try a different scope....
Forum: Anything 10/22 06-10-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,087
Posted By Carbineguy
Since you asked for advice, mine would be......

Since you asked for advice, mine would be... wait.

Since you already did what I would consider the best, single most-effective upgrade by installing the outstanding Tech Sights, I would say just...
Forum: Model 597 01-30-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,556
Posted By Carbineguy
Wow; old post. I believe it was Precision...

Wow; old post.

I believe it was Precision Armory in Carmel, NY.
Forum: Model 597 12-02-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,879
Posted By Carbineguy
For what it's worth, I found CCI "Select"...

For what it's worth, I found CCI "Select" standard velocity to be the same specs as the Tactical stuff and just about as accurate in my rifles. Good to know if you see them both on the shelf or can...
Forum: Factory Stock 10/22's 11-02-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,585
Posted By Carbineguy
Fifty yards...

Fifty yards...
Forum: Factory Stock 10/22's 10-15-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,244
Posted By Carbineguy
When I was a lad... I always had Marlins but one...

When I was a lad... I always had Marlins but one buddy had a 10/22. So my personal opinion that a stock 10/22 was not very accurate was based on both hearsay and my friend's then-new rifle. This...
Forum: Model 597 10-14-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,556
Posted By Carbineguy
There was one at my local gunshop last time I was...

There was one at my local gunshop last time I was there, maybe six weeks ago. Obviously this doesn't mean they haven't stopped making them but there was a new one on the rack.

I almost bought it. ...
Forum: Model 597 09-11-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,683
Posted By Carbineguy
https://i2.wp.com/gifimage.net/wp-content/uploads/...

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Sorry... It was truly necessary.
Forum: Model 597 09-09-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,998
Posted By Carbineguy
Here she is, all dressed up...

Here she is, all dressed up...
Forum: Model 597 09-05-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,683
Posted By Carbineguy
Mine is allowing me to make small, clump-like...

Mine is allowing me to make small, clump-like groups within the black at 50 yards with a peep sight. Lovin' it.
Forum: Factory Stock 10/22's 09-04-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,027
Posted By Carbineguy
This makes me sad. Years ago, while I bought...

This makes me sad.

Years ago, while I bought a few boxes of other brands, the only rimfire ammo I stored in bulk was Federal American Eagle. And lately, burning some of it up, I have had decent...
Forum: Factory Stock 10/22's 08-31-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,918
Posted By Carbineguy
Love it! One of my complaints about the...

Love it!

One of my complaints about the factory sights was that they were so low to the barrel, I had to really squeeze my cheek into the stock every shot and fiddle with my glasses often. This...
Forum: Factory Stock 10/22's 08-30-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,918
Posted By Carbineguy
Sounds like a good, simple fix if your eyes can...

Sounds like a good, simple fix if your eyes can do well with it.



I replaced the stock sights on mine with the Tech Sights and couldn't be happier. Since I recently put Tech Sights on my...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 08-29-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,371
Posted By Carbineguy
Yep. Like I said... :confused:

Yep. Like I said... :confused:
Forum: Model 597 08-26-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,683
Posted By Carbineguy
Outstanding. Thanks.

Outstanding. Thanks.
Forum: Model 597 08-26-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,683
Posted By Carbineguy
Terrific. Especially after drilling some...

Terrific.

Especially after drilling some sweet groups at 50-yards with my new peep sights, I look forward to taking her out to 100!

How much drop did you notice, with somewhat hot rounds out of...
Forum: Model 597 08-26-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,998
Posted By Carbineguy
Thumbs up Fired my 597 with the new sights today. ...

Fired my 597 with the new sights today.

Having installed Tech Sights on several rifles this summer, I fear sounding like a broken record but what can I say? They are awesome.

Since the 597,...
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 08-22-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,202
Posted By Carbineguy
Last week, I had been working on my Mini-14, and...

Last week, I had been working on my Mini-14, and in the evening I had put the rifle on the bed temporarily, since I was going to lock her up at bedtime.

My wife walked in the bedroom as we were...
Forum: Model 597 08-22-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,998
Posted By Carbineguy
I haven't set up a pic-hosting site and (as you...

I haven't set up a pic-hosting site and (as you know) one can't upload pics to the site.

:(
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 08-22-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,202
Posted By Carbineguy
[QUOTE=Lf540;9383617]Carbineguy you can fill that...

[QUOTE=Lf540;9383617]Carbineguy you can fill that rear dovetail with a marbles sight slot blank, I've used these a few times, usually have to shave a little off the bottom as they come a little...
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