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Forum: Open Rimfire Yesterday, 07:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 737
Posted By Artd
The average recreational shooter probably cannot...

The average recreational shooter probably cannot out-perform their equipment. However, competitive shooters who practice and refine there technique could likely out-perform average equipment. That...
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 05-18-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,109
Posted By Artd
Without question, you need to get a Springfield...

Without question, you need to get a Springfield Armory M1922MI NRA Sales rifle or M2 and top it with a Unertl. Accuracy wise, it will definitely hang with everything mentioned .

Art...
Forum: Anschutz 05-11-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,155
Posted By Artd
Very nice! Now you just need the 1710D...

Very nice!

Now you just need the 1710D Classic with the sporter-weight barrel.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 05-10-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 738
Posted By Artd
38 yesterday, 40 this morning in the North...

38 yesterday, 40 this morning in the North Georgia Mountains. Glad it didn't hit freezing. Would have ruined the new vegetation.
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 05-09-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 508
Posted By Artd
Sporty1, Scope height really depends on how...

Sporty1,

Scope height really depends on how you intend to use the rifle. If the rifle is to be shot predominately from the standing position, such as silhouette shooting, you want a higher mount....
Forum: Open Rimfire 05-04-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 10,390
Posted By Artd
Marlin 780

1972 - Marlin 780 in 22 Mag at Fields Department Store
https://i.imgur.com/Lg0fO3U.jpg
Forum: Military Trainers 05-04-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,499
Posted By Artd
Springfield Armory 1922's Rifle Series

https://i.imgur.com/bsiFI3k.jpg
Top - Bottom
Model of 1922
Model of 1922, Upgraded to M1
Model of 1922, Upgraded to M1 and later M2
Model of 1922, in 1903A1 Configuration
Model of 1924...
Forum: Military Trainers 04-22-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By Artd
Using the yearly M2 production numbers places...

Using the yearly M2 production numbers places your rifle, (96XX), in 1942. However, receivers were not sequentially used so it could have been assembled earlier. Your 5-37 barrel date is probably...
Forum: Military Trainers 04-07-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By Artd
Very late M2

Nice high number M2. Very near the end of M2 production. If you run the numbers, approximately 11335 M2's and 6888 M2A1's were produced through 1943 When the M2A1's were obsoleted, they were...
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 04-03-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 741
Posted By Artd
I hope you post a photo of the complete rifle. ...

I hope you post a photo of the complete rifle.

Art
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 04-03-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 741
Posted By Artd
Very nicely done aftermarket stock.

Very nicely done aftermarket stock.
Forum: Military Trainers 04-01-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By Artd
Checkout thess discussion threads. They might be...

Checkout thess discussion threads. They might be helpful. https://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=658849 and this one http://forums.thecmp.org/showthread.php?t=87594

The...
Forum: Military Trainers 03-17-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,532
Posted By Artd
If you decide not to buy it, pass on the contact...

If you decide not to buy it, pass on the contact info. I am sure there are several that would jump on it.

Art
Forum: Military Trainers 03-15-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,532
Posted By Artd
The sleeve can be installed and de-installed...

The sleeve can be installed and de-installed without the tool. It appears that an improvised tool would not be that difficult to make. The tool simply engages the sleeve and rotates it 90 degrees,...
Forum: Military Trainers 03-15-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,532
Posted By Artd
Definitely a Numrich kit. The rifle is Oct...

Definitely a Numrich kit.

The rifle is Oct 1943 production. The Lyman 48C rear sight and the front globe sight are nice additions. Looks nice. I would jump on it.

Art

PS - You can remove...
Forum: Military Trainers 03-15-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,532
Posted By Artd
Carbine, As has been mentioned, Remington...

Carbine,

As has been mentioned, Remington never produced a 03A3 trainer in 22 rimfire. It is highly likely that you saw a standard Remington 03A3 with a Numrich 22 conversion kit. Numrich began...
Forum: Military Trainers 03-08-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By Artd
Here is the 1934 DCM Sales Brochure. ...

Here is the 1934 DCM Sales Brochure.
https://i.imgur.com/Byu1Y09.jpg

This is my M1922M1/M2,
https://i.imgur.com/tiRFStQ.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/jXi33Kr.jpg

with 1st version M2 bolt,...
Forum: Military Trainers 03-08-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By Artd
This chart is from an article by W.P. Eyberg...

This chart is from an article by W.P. Eyberg titled "From M1922M1 to M2: A little Known Transition Model" published in the Jan/Feb 1985 Man at Arms. The chart lists the known transitional rifles.
...
Forum: Military Trainers 03-08-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By Artd
PJKEUHLEN, I just deleted my comment because...

PJKEUHLEN,

I just deleted my comment because I did not verify your serial number before I spoke. Your serial number 20332 is listed as one of the original M1922M1/M2 transition rifles.

Art
Forum: Military Trainers 03-08-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By Artd
Your rifle's serial number is listed in the SRS...

Your rifle's serial number is listed in the SRS as a NRA Sales rifle sold in April 12, 1935. (20332 M1N 041235 DCM RIFLE SALES 1922-42)

To your questions:

1. Have you seen similar work that...
Forum: Military Trainers 02-23-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,623
Posted By Artd
Ed, I have a couple of 1922 stocks...

Ed,

I have a couple of 1922 stocks collecting dust in the garage that have had their butts chopped. Fore ends are fine. I,ll gladly give you one if that will help. You would just need to cover...
Forum: Military Trainers 02-21-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,142
Posted By Artd
Springfield Armory never altered bolt handles for...

Springfield Armory never altered bolt handles for scope usage. Any modified bolt was done by the owner's gunsmith.

That said, there has always been unsubstantiated rumors that some 1922's were...
Forum: Military Trainers 02-04-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Artd
I agree with you that the 1907 sling was the...

I agree with you that the 1907 sling was the predominately sling for US trainers. I have also seen Kerr and the USGI web sling. Much rarer is the M1923 web sling.

Art
Forum: Anschutz 01-27-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,788
Posted By Artd
Invest in a borescope. Only way to know it the...

Invest in a borescope. Only way to know it the barrel is truly clean. Teslong USB is relatively inexpensive, $50 range, and apparently works great. I have a Lyman borescope and use it extensively....
Forum: Hunting 01-15-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,706
Posted By Artd
Funny, I always felt my Marlin 1894 in .357 Mag...

Funny, I always felt my Marlin 1894 in .357 Mag coupled with my Colt Python, also .357 Mag, were the best SHTF, do everything combo. 357 Mag for big game, 38 Special for small. :bthumb:

Art
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