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Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 03-15-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,313
Posted By Skeeve
Lightbulb Got a 10/22M handy? Weigh that bolt & use that #...

Got a 10/22M handy? Weigh that bolt & use that # as a guideline; I'm sure that's a lot closer to the correct mass than the CMMG/Atchisson conversion bolt is...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 03-04-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By Skeeve
Question I didn't realize any of them came w/ scope...

I didn't realize any of them came w/ scope mounts? Weren't target pistols [at least of that era] irons only?
Forum: Gun.Deals 03-04-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By Skeeve
Question I'd say "Nice deal!" but... Wolf isn't exactly...

I'd say "Nice deal!" but... Wolf isn't exactly known for accurate target ammo, and 75gr .223 has no other purpose. Unless you need to stay supersonic to 800yds, and still expect to hit something, why...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 03-04-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By Skeeve
What he said. RDS' aren't for target shooting,...

What he said. RDS' aren't for target shooting, they're for action shooting. Use irons or a scope if you're trying to print bughole targets, RDS for hunting, etc. :bthumb:
Forum: Model 597 02-18-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By Skeeve
Since for most modern [aluminum receiver] 22s the...

Since for most modern [aluminum receiver] 22s the barrel represents the greatest mass of the system, it is not uncommon to bed the barrel and let the receiver "float" off it, rather than the other...
Forum: Remington 02-13-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 952
Posted By Skeeve
Post The 521 is a superb gun for what it originally...

The 521 is a superb gun for what it originally cost.

If Remington could get back to offering that level of quality for the price, they wouldn't be on the skids...

I wouldn't mess with a scope,...
Forum: Factory Stock 10/22's 02-08-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By Skeeve
Post What he said. Lipsey's *pistols* are configs that...

What he said. Lipsey's *pistols* are configs that the OEM doesn't normally offer, & seems like there is some sort of lockdown on feature sets so the Lipsey's versions hold their exclusivity...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 02-08-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,103
Posted By Skeeve
Post Powerhouse bar. They changed the name &...

Powerhouse bar. They changed the name & formulation; they call them "Snickers" now, but a Baby Ruth is closer to the original Powerhouse than the modern Snickers is... so my modern go-to is the B-R....
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 02-06-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,226
Posted By Skeeve
Question While I don't doubt some manufacturers who make...

While I don't doubt some manufacturers who make and sell a lot of barrels on the aftermarket may use the same CrMo 4140 steel blanks for both CF & rf barrels to simplify their inventory, I likewise...
Forum: Hunting 02-05-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,992
Posted By Skeeve
6.5x55 Swede. Loaded w/ the 160gr roundnose, you...

6.5x55 Swede. Loaded w/ the 160gr roundnose, you can take elephants w/ a brainshot; w/ the empty jacket gallery loads, you can take squirrels. Everything in between will fall to the proper load &...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 02-05-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 490
Posted By Skeeve
Thumbs up +1 on the 20K Sea/Leagues! I always liked Kirk in...

+1 on the 20K Sea/Leagues! I always liked Kirk in whatever I saw him in; wish I could say as much for his son Michael [who is nonetheless married to one of the great beauties of our age... ;) ]
...
Forum: Rifle 02-01-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 554
Posted By Skeeve
Question Nice! How much did that set you back, & do they...

Nice! How much did that set you back, & do they still have any left? :bthumb:
Forum: Ruger - Other 02-01-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By Skeeve
Wink Why on earth would what color it was anodized...

Why on earth would what color it was anodized matter when you're just going to cerakote it anyway? :confused:
Forum: RFC Community Forum 01-31-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By Skeeve
Question Did the 51st round actually clear the bore? Or is...

Did the 51st round actually clear the bore? Or is it jammed in the throat, locking the cylinder to the bore [w/ result that nothing else can move, since the cylinder can't turn?]
...
Forum: 22/45 Mark II and III 01-30-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By Skeeve
Post There's a procedure for fluff&buff on Ruger 22...

There's a procedure for fluff&buff on Ruger 22 pistol mags that is somewhere in the archives here that should just be automatic for any new mag; cuts way down on the normal break-in time...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-28-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,252
Posted By Skeeve
Wink You do realize you just replied to an 8 year old...

You do realize you just replied to an 8 year old thread, right? :rolleyes: :bthumb: :D

[No criticism, I've done it before too!] :bonk:
Forum: RFC Community Forum 01-28-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,332
Posted By Skeeve
Wink And fleas are not parasites in what way? Just...

And fleas are not parasites in what way? Just curious as to your thought processes here! :D
Forum: 22/45 Mark II and III 01-28-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By Skeeve
Post A great price? You can't; that's why people buy...

A great price? You can't; that's why people buy the Mec-Gar equivalent...

Black Butterfly has them for $19/ea; you can find mags for the Mk3 or MkIV based 22/45s a bit less, since they're more...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 01-28-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,579
Posted By Skeeve
Wink Sorry to quibble, but I doubt very much he was...

Sorry to quibble, but I doubt very much he was overpaid. Yes, it may seem that way from the outside, but we covered the specific issues around sport stars' compensation when I was pursuing my degree...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 01-27-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,579
Posted By Skeeve
Post As my nuncle Steve once said to me [family friend...

As my nuncle Steve once said to me [family friend "uncle," with multiple pilot ratings] -- "Never get into a helicopter unless your life depends upon it. They're incredibly maintenance-intensive &...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 01-22-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 842
Posted By Skeeve
Post The issue is more likely ammo than the gun. Just...

The issue is more likely ammo than the gun. Just wear your ammo w/ you at work: it's designed to function best at near body temps anyway...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-22-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,104
Posted By Skeeve
Post The NAA Minis forum has tested every 22lr ammo...

The NAA Minis forum has tested every 22lr ammo for performance out of the short barrels of those charmingly tiny revolvers.

If you are determined to carry 22lr for self-defense, the consensus...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 01-22-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,802
Posted By Skeeve
Wink I don't ride an oatburner, so no need for a boot...

I don't ride an oatburner, so no need for a boot designed for riding. [Pointy toes makes it easier to hit the stirrup; heel gives a rest for the stirrup to prevent it sliding around.]

I have funky...
Forum: CZ / Brno 01-21-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,041
Posted By Skeeve
Question Want to know if anyone has finally put 2 & 2...

Want to know if anyone has finally put 2 & 2 together & come out with a .25 caliber on the 6.8SPC [nee' .30 Remington] case like I proposed on rec.guns before the 6.5 Grendel was even a thing. [NB:...
Forum: Polls 01-16-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,770
Posted By Skeeve
Talking Can't argue much with you there; I'd much rather...

Can't argue much with you there; I'd much rather have the looks & visibility of my old '91 Toyota pickup ["Hi Lux" everywhere else in the world but the U.S...] but that went away years ago after my...
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