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Forum: Rifle 01-26-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,131
Posted By deathwind II
Another great deal on German rifles: Check out...

Another great deal on German rifles: Check out the prices of Mauser M18s at www.eurooptic.com (Not associated in any way with this co,)
Forum: Rifle 12-22-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,840
Posted By deathwind II
If you just can't wait any longer: $575. Doubt if...

If you just can't wait any longer: $575. Doubt if I'd go much over 500, but I'm still kicking myself for not snagging one of of the CZ .222 Varmint specials for <$650.
Forum: Rifle 08-16-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By deathwind II
I had the same two problems with my .204 Varmint;...

I had the same two problems with my .204 Varmint; solved them both.
1. Feeding problem: Lightly stoned the sharp edges from the magazine feed lips. Also, a new spring's stiffness "memory" can be...
Forum: 22 WMR (22mag) 07-22-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,423
Posted By deathwind II
Anybody here own or have handled the new(?) Rossi...

Anybody here own or have handled the new(?) Rossi semi-auto WMR?
Also, is Excel Arms still making a .22 Mag rifle? They used to be on my short list for a semi-auto despite their quirks. Plus, 100%...
Forum: Rifle 07-19-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By deathwind II
Yep; had the same problem with my .204 527....

Yep; had the same problem with my .204 527. Installing the JP spring seemed to help the light-strike problem. I frankly haven't shot it much since (I have two other .204Rs) and I also have a CZ in...
Forum: Rifle 06-20-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,111
Posted By deathwind II
FWIW: Was just perusing the Dec. '18 issue of...

FWIW: Was just perusing the Dec. '18 issue of Varmint Xtreme mag. In it, they reviewed a plain ol' CZ 527 Varmint in .223 Rem. Shooting Sig and Black Hills factory ammo in 40 and 50 gr. respectively...
Forum: Rifle 06-07-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,111
Posted By deathwind II
You might try some 53 gr. V-Max.....

You might try some 53 gr. V-Max.....
Forum: Rifle 05-03-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,862
Posted By deathwind II
Agreed then. "CZ, IF YOU'RE LISTENING: AMERICAN...

Agreed then. "CZ, IF YOU'RE LISTENING: AMERICAN SHOOTERS WANT MORE VARMINT-BARRELED 527s!!!"
Forum: Rifle 05-02-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,862
Posted By deathwind II
Wow. You did quite well, I'm sure; especially for...

Wow. You did quite well, I'm sure; especially for Cabela's/Bass Pro, considering their recent increases in prices of used guns.
That someone would go to the trouble/expense of putting a heavier...
Forum: Sako/Tikka 04-14-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By deathwind II
Was ready to ask the same question. I was...

Was ready to ask the same question. I was thinking of buying the HMR from a dealer up the road, but just can't get the same "warm" feelings for that chambering as I have for the WMR.
Forum: Rifle 04-01-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,358
Posted By deathwind II
Yeah, a .222 would be great......or, how about...

Yeah, a .222 would be great......or, how about .221 Fireball?!
Forum: Rifle 03-24-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,737
Posted By deathwind II
I prefer my 6mm Remington over my .243 Win.'s,...

I prefer my 6mm Remington over my .243 Win.'s, but sure like(d) the looks of that recent CZ 557 .243 Varmint/Target. Can't find any on the market now.
Forum: Rifle 03-05-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By deathwind II
Thanks for the info. I lollygagged around until...

Thanks for the info.
I lollygagged around until the last .222 Varmint was gone on Gunbroker. Let's hope more Mexican sales fall through! Or, CZ-USA wises up and convinces the powers-that-be there's...
Forum: Rifle 03-05-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By deathwind II
www.jnpgunsprings.com can set you up with not...

www.jnpgunsprings.com can set you up with not only a slick set of action screws, but also a striker spring to help eliminate possible light strikes and decrease lock time.
Also, you say your .222...
Forum: Rifle 02-24-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By deathwind II
Well, yes.....BUT they’re not made anymore:...

Well, yes.....BUT they’re not made anymore: Federal used to load some of their FP’s with 39 grain Sierra Blitzkings. I handload, but grabbed a box back when my time didn’t permit much load...
Forum: Rifle 02-21-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By deathwind II
I’ve had both a Savage 40 Hornet and a 25...

I’ve had both a Savage 40 Hornet and a 25 “Walking” Varminter (also one in.17 Hornet). Couldn’t get rid of the Model 25s fast enough; regret ever selling the 40. I now own a C-Z 22H and couldn’t be...
Forum: Rifle 01-31-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,596
Posted By deathwind II
I purchased a 527 In .22 Hornet less than two...

I purchased a 527 In .22 Hornet less than two years ago; first week on the shelf, so I assume it was recent production. Can’t think of any problems so far worth mentioning. Then again, I unloaded a...
Forum: Centerfire 12-09-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,836
Posted By deathwind II
Might offset the cost a little by ordering one of...

Might offset the cost a little by ordering one of their 527 striker springs to ship along with the screws (I don’t recall paying that much for either the screws or shipping several years ago, but my...
Forum: Rifle 11-02-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By deathwind II
Long shot: Calhoon used to sell CZ takeoffs from...

Long shot: Calhoon used to sell CZ takeoffs from bulding his .19 Hornets and, I believe, .19/.223s. www.jamescalhoon.com
But, like someome suggested: why not just do a good match-grade replacement?...
Forum: Centerfire 09-27-2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By deathwind II
Won’t work, the FB mags are shorter. Do keep...

Won’t work, the FB mags are shorter.
Do keep us posted about your new .222 Varmint.
Forum: Rifle 08-19-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,221
Posted By deathwind II
Lapua has been making .221 FB brass for a few...

Lapua has been making .221 FB brass for a few years and it seems failrly plentiful now. I own a Cooper and a Rem. LVSF FIreball; had a CZ but didn't like the pencil barrel. The little .221 will smoke...
Forum: Rifle 03-29-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,661
Posted By deathwind II
[QUOTE=Gizzy;10705082]If you plan to go that...

[QUOTE=Gizzy;10705082]If you plan to go that heavy of a bullet in a 22-250 to need a faster twist, you would be better off with a completely different caliber.[/QUOT
That's my thinking. I recently...
Forum: Rifle 03-29-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,019
Posted By deathwind II
FWIW: Older Ruger 77 Hornets were notoriously...

FWIW: Older Ruger 77 Hornets were notoriously inaccurate, due to the two-piece bolt. I kind of like the newer ones because they have 24" barrels, and they're alleged to shoot a bit better than the...
Forum: Rifle 03-29-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 882
Posted By deathwind II
Velocity. Started by ex-Timney guy. First ones...

Velocity. Started by ex-Timney guy. First ones had some (alleged) slam-fire problems; mine worked great, (after re-tightening screws once.) Best bargain out there.
Forum: Rifle 03-07-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By deathwind II
Speaking from experience: You definitely want the...

Speaking from experience: You definitely want the Varmint model. It will take the longer, heavier barrel more time to heat up, give a few more fps and a flatter trajectory. Will be more stable on the...
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