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Forum: Savage/Stevens Yesterday, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 44
Posted By MajorD
Savage 64 MOA scope mount availability and accurizing questions

I recently picked up a 64 FV-SR on the cheap to tinker with.
While no Kidd, after seeing so many people at nrl22 matches with various 10/22’s even custom ones have function and accuracy problems, I...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-29-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By MajorD
My last purchase of this ammo was about $50 a...

My last purchase of this ammo was about $50 a brick delivered.
I suspect it would sell for about $65 a brick today, or about $400 for a 3000 round case. From my perspective not enough profit to cut...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-29-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,139
Posted By MajorD
As Sophia and others have mentioned the market...

As Sophia and others have mentioned the market for high quality rimfire ammo is rather small in the United States.
The vast majority of .22 sold is for plinking at soda cans, and other low accuracy...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-28-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,764
Posted By MajorD
I have been bitten by the precision 22 bug as of...

I have been bitten by the precision 22 bug as of late, but even in the last panic if I had a choice between bargain plinking ammo and match ammo at the same price buying the match ammo is the right...
Forum: Other Auto loading Pistols (Victory/M&P/22A/22S/2206/2214/422/622) 04-23-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,710
Posted By MajorD
I continue to enjoy my victory with a couple...

I continue to enjoy my victory with a couple thousand rounds fired. My only issue so far is the mag catch spring is very light and the mag catch a bit too easy to use. A couple times I hav just...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 04-20-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By MajorD
While unfortunate that it slipped quality...

While unfortunate that it slipped quality control, I will say the couple times I have contacted savage they took good care of me with no costs incurred by me.

While I won’t apologize for them,...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-16-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,245
Posted By MajorD
My local wal marts have been totally beware of...

My local wal marts have been totally beware of ammo for a few months now. I was getting lucky with some availability of plinking ammo about once every 3 trips to the store but the dry spell is long-...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-15-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 174,018
Posted By MajorD
Unfortunately my local supplies here seem to have...

Unfortunately my local supplies here seem to have completely dried up
The big boxers ( cal ranch wal mart sportsman’s warehouse) are bare shelves today and have been every time I have gone there for...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-14-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,176
Posted By MajorD
Many years ago ( still have a couple boxes in my...

Many years ago ( still have a couple boxes in my collection) Remington made “palma match” and Winchester made the “mark” series ( mark 1,2,3,4)
And back then ( 1950’s and earlier) it was very...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-01-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By MajorD
JUse checked the Phoenix arms site and much to my...

JUse checked the Phoenix arms site and much to my surprise the description does say standard velocity target ammo !
Why they would market an inexpensive gun to the masses as a knock about then say...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 04-01-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,183
Views: 174,018
Posted By MajorD
MY local cal ranch has those 800 round federal...

MY local cal ranch has those 800 round federal blue bulk boxes intermittently have bought a couple in the last 2 months. $50 each. For cheap bulk ammo ( which I never used to use) it is not bad. Good...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 03-31-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By MajorD
You have it backwards most people break in with...

You have it backwards most people break in with high velocity then switch to standard. In a gun like you describe you are probably better off running the high velocity anyway
Forum: Beretta 03-28-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,518
Posted By MajorD
CArbine one try outback gun parts. I bought a...

CArbine one try outback gun parts. I bought a couple from them a few yearsago, about $50 each.

Also the aftermarket triple k do work just fine ( one of the few triple k products that is actually...
Forum: SR 22 & LCP 03-27-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,735
Posted By MajorD
Federal auto match works well for some people I...

Federal auto match works well for some people I guess. It is just typical low quality bulk high velocity ammo they put match in the name as a marketing gimmick nothing match about it.
My LCPII has...
Forum: Beretta 03-26-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,518
Posted By MajorD
The parts are currently at the gun smith so can’t...

The parts are currently at the gun smith so can’t post pictures. This week I will bug the gun smith to see if he has made any progress
Forum: Winchester 03-25-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By MajorD
In rimfire different ammo is always the first...

In rimfire different ammo is always the first thing to do. It sounds like it was failing to extract. IF different ammo doesn’t help then start trouble shooting.
Forum: Beretta 03-25-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,518
Posted By MajorD
Thomas thanks for the pictures and post! Mine...

Thomas thanks for the pictures and post!
Mine is a 1959 production which the screw enters the frame under the takedown lever goes through the trigger then the very tip of the screw is a smaller...
Forum: Beretta 03-23-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,518
Posted By MajorD
Thanks carbine one. I took the part some time ago...

Thanks carbine one. I took the part some time ago to a gun smith and he has been sitting on the project forever. Seems simple enough fabricate a screw
Forum: Beretta 03-22-2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,518
Posted By MajorD
Maybe one of you beretta fans can help me? I...

Maybe one of you beretta fans can help me?
I have one of the early Jaguars that has the cross pin which goes through the trigger and threads into the slide stop. The threads are stripped and I can...
Forum: Winchester 52 03-15-2021, 11:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,267
Posted By MajorD
Educate yourself on use of the peep coupled with...

Educate yourself on use of the peep coupled with a proper aperture front sight. These were designed as precision rifles and an open style sight has no place here.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 03-14-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By MajorD
Simply put you got lucky. I would not bet on new...

Simply put you got lucky. I would not bet on new supplies of the same ammo ( if you could even find any these days)giving you such performance. If could happen of course. But that would be an outlier...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 03-11-2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,310
Posted By MajorD
In a sort of reversal, these days you are more...

In a sort of reversal, these days you are more likely ( relative term of course) to find ammo at a non panic inflated price at a store than on line. Up to about a year ago the reverse was true with...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 03-09-2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 859
Posted By MajorD
The mark III and T22 boxes are late 60’s to mid...

The mark III and T22 boxes are late 60’s to mid 70’s.
I would just shoot up the T22. The MK III I would save
Forum: Rimfire Steel Challenge 03-07-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By MajorD
Speed bees has holsters for both the ruger and...

Speed bees has holsters for both the ruger and 617. In addition, for the 617, if you are not too fussy, most every gun shop has a box of old holsters and finding an old K frame S&W holster should be...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 03-07-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,132
Posted By MajorD
For the type of shooting you describe pinpoint...

For the type of shooting you describe pinpoint accuracy is not critical. But reliability is.
I would say the aguila or cci

I wouldn’t touch the Remington with a ten foot pole
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