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Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 07-11-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By gcrank1
I have a Hawke and would get another. Iirc...

I have a Hawke and would get another.
Iirc Optics Planet is an RFC supporter and may give a discount.
Might keep yer eye on the Trading Post here too, that is how I got my Hawke from a member.
Forum: Long Range Rimfire 07-10-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 956
Posted By gcrank1
Long range means different things to different...

Long range means different things to different people. We have been shooting 22LR to 200yd for some years now and as of this summer have out to 450 on one range and possibly 600 on another.
Why?...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 07-10-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By gcrank1
I found that I cannot shoot any tighter groups,...

I found that I cannot shoot any tighter groups, unless by pure luck, than the parallax error of my scope. Some of mine are/were worse than others, all checked in a fixed rest at 50yd. and moving my...
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-09-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By gcrank1
Still have mine, got it at age 14 after passing...

Still have mine, got it at age 14 after passing the Wisconsin Hunter Safety course, my first 'real gun' 53 years ago. No idea how many 22 Shorts went through it, they were the cheapest back then. It...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-06-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,415
Posted By gcrank1
Satisfaction makes it fun....and creates...

Satisfaction makes it fun....and creates enthusiasm. Those groups likely make you want to shoot again. As much as I agree that going on out farther will show you much more about what ammo(s) are...
Forum: Long Range Rimfire 07-04-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 156,444
Posted By gcrank1
Im gonna havta be gettin me some o' that :bthumb:

Im gonna havta be gettin me some o' that :bthumb:
Forum: Ruger 77/22 07-01-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By gcrank1
Hey, its just money that aint worth hardly...

Hey, its just money that aint worth hardly anything anymore. Buy whatchawant now and enjoy it.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-29-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By gcrank1
Well, they do give a satisfaction guarantee. I...

Well, they do give a satisfaction guarantee. I decided to keep mine anyway. Just got back from 3 nights gone and did it ever feel good last night!
No, not noisy at all.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-23-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By gcrank1
Fwiw, and for future ref. if needed; I did 20min...

Fwiw, and for future ref. if needed; I did 20min in the dryer with both of ours. Wife liked her firm one right off, mine seemed a bit flat and I wondered if I had chosen poorly. Im good with it now...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-21-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By gcrank1
We have a firm and soft pillowset. First night...

We have a firm and soft pillowset. First night with my soft I wasnt impressed (after unpacking it was a good 8hrs). It puffed up by the next night and Ive been pleased for the past month or so.
Not...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 05-17-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,058
Posted By gcrank1
I believe there are simple add-on hour meters...

I believe there are simple add-on hour meters available.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 05-17-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,058
Posted By gcrank1
Fwiw, Ive been doing self contained campers and...

Fwiw, Ive been doing self contained campers and off-grid cabins since the early 1980s. Ive made mistakes and learned a lot.....and still doing it.
Key: reduce energy consumption first, dont expect a...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 05-04-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,947
Posted By gcrank1
Those are all way easy to sort! They all go into...

Those are all way easy to sort! They all go into the plinking bin :bthumb:
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 05-04-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,947
Posted By gcrank1
Numerically interesting, but since it is holes in...

Numerically interesting, but since it is holes in the right place that we want do the groups show a pref?
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 05-04-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 920
Posted By gcrank1
To be cross threaded it would have to have been...

To be cross threaded it would have to have been turned all the way up the threads so the cross threading would show.
Imo it has been jammed hard up into the end of the threads at the tube body where...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-29-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,947
Posted By gcrank1
Bt,dt, wont do it again. But I will do a sort...

Bt,dt, wont do it again.
But I will do a sort of ammo visually for obvious defects, culling out the bad looking ones.
The good lookers get the bullet twist test. Some are tight in the case mouth,...
Forum: Marlin - H&R - NEF 04-24-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,931
Posted By gcrank1
Around here the bottom fell out for the older...

Around here the bottom fell out for the older guns a few years ago.
Good luck
Forum: Long Range Rimfire 04-22-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 156,444
Posted By gcrank1
Cherry Pickin: Shooting cherries off the tree...

Cherry Pickin:
Shooting cherries off the tree by nippin the stems
Extra point for getting them to fall into the box
Forum: Walther 04-21-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By gcrank1
Some will drop the hammer/pin with the slide held...

Some will drop the hammer/pin with the slide held slightly to the rear. If so, that will keep the pin from having any chance of impacting the breech.
That still doesnt dampen the firing pin...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-20-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,918
Posted By gcrank1
Imo and e there is no transonic shift in 22LR,...

Imo and e there is no transonic shift in 22LR, especially at only 50yds. It is another i-net myth that 'sounds good'. Sure, there is such with much higher velo cf rounds, maybe with the rf 17s, but...
Forum: Long Range Rimfire 04-20-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 156,444
Posted By gcrank1
Thanx for that trial, Jaia. That is a 36%...

Thanx for that trial, Jaia.
That is a 36% improvement on horizontal, 25% on elev. Imo the hor. likely had a wind effect or it would have been tighter than the elev. given the velo diff.
Id say that...
Forum: 10/22 Action 04-20-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,309
Posted By gcrank1
Silk purse out of a sow's ear? A pig is still a...

Silk purse out of a sow's ear?
A pig is still a pig no matter how much lipstick you put on it?
Why agonize over the venerable 10/22, once disenchanted there are so many other guns to mess about...
Forum: Air Rifles 04-18-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By gcrank1
If it is plastic you drill it out incrementally...

If it is plastic you drill it out incrementally with number drill sizes (to get to a hole you like) using a hand held chuck just gently spinning between your fingers.
Fwiw, imo, more people err in...
Forum: Shooting Accessories 04-16-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,097
Posted By gcrank1
That is a pretty valuable 2c, imo :bthumb: I...

That is a pretty valuable 2c, imo :bthumb:
I will extend my trials farther downbore.
Forum: Martini 04-16-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,095
Posted By gcrank1
My UF135* has an incomplete stamping for the date...

My UF135* has an incomplete stamping for the date alpha, appears to be an 'M'?
With an M code barrel proof puts it out to 62, possibly 63 if the alpha 'I' was not used (often is not for stuff like...
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