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Forum: Rimfire Revolvers 11-05-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Oldmountain2
Second range trip had a few rounds that fired on...

Second range trip had a few rounds that fired on second hit. So, upped hammer spring to 9#. Well update after next range visit. The little Smith ’points’ very naturally.
Forum: Rimfire Revolvers 10-22-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,139
Posted By Oldmountain2
43c Update 😁 Tried an experiment. A...

43c Update 😁
Tried an experiment. A lighter hammer spring than I normally choose. 8.5 # down from 9 #. 11# return, same as my usual mod.
Range results : all ammo tested fired reliably....
Forum: Rimfire Revolvers 10-17-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,139
Posted By Oldmountain2
Just got mine in and did a through action clean...

Just got mine in and did a through action clean up with reduced hammer & rebound springs. Very much smoother & lighter. Now to the range for reliability check.
Forum: Rimfire Revolvers 09-22-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 22,756
Posted By Oldmountain2
Long thread. 317 3” 😁 No lock, ‘real’...

Long thread. 317 3” 😁
No lock, ‘real’ sights, action smoothing with Wolff springs. Great gun.
Forum: Rimfire Revolvers 09-11-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By Oldmountain2
I have used the Rim Fire spring set from Wolff on...

I have used the Rim Fire spring set from Wolff on five 317’s & one 63. The main & rebound must be matched for strength or the rebound will be unable to reset the hammer. The Wolff set is calibrated....
Forum: Open Rimfire 08-15-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,914
Posted By Oldmountain2
Well thought out response: ...

Well thought out response:

https://www.activeresponsetraining.net/using-the-22-for-self-defense

In short, bad guys......
1. Don’t want to be shot.
2. Any armed target is too expensive.
3....
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-24-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,994
Posted By Oldmountain2
Many Thanks Mr Valdina. As the originator of...

Many Thanks Mr Valdina.
As the originator of this long discussion, I could not agree more. We learn. About the world & about our selves. From our experiences and hopefully from others.
To...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-07-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,994
Posted By Oldmountain2
A highway patrolman pulled a little gray haired...

A highway patrolman pulled a little gray haired old lady over for a burned out taillight. On the seat next to her was a .45, cocked & locked. The officer, sensing the need for more info, asked;...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-06-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,994
Posted By Oldmountain2
Derringers. Link below: ...

Derringers. Link below:
...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-06-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,994
Posted By Oldmountain2
Mr. ACCooper. Thank you. I am sad to say that...

Mr. ACCooper. Thank you.
I am sad to say that most all of us (especially us older folk) have memories of tragedy from misuse of guns. OK, misuse of guns, alcohol, cars, back seat of cars, and...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-05-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,994
Posted By Oldmountain2
I, too, had a High Standard in .22 in my youth....

I, too, had a High Standard in .22 in my youth. (That was a loooong time ago).
It meets all my criteria for good self defense except number of shots.
I might load both barrels with magnums. To...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-03-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,994
Posted By Oldmountain2
Delta T..... Excellent article. Many Thanks

Delta T.....
Excellent article. Many Thanks
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-03-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,994
Posted By Oldmountain2
Thoughts on ‘Penetration’ The FBI requires 12”...

Thoughts on ‘Penetration’
The FBI requires 12” penetration in ordnance gelatin. Because for police work you have to allow for odd angles of penetration, cover, clothing, etc. And, again, police want...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-02-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,994
Posted By Oldmountain2
Sooooo.... After all the posts, a few ‘flames’...

Sooooo....
After all the posts, a few ‘flames’ & lots of good info & good opinions.
Summary:
- carry what you can shoot.
- be very aware of limitations of all self defense.
- have a gun, a...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-01-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,994
Posted By Oldmountain2
S&W 317 2” 10 oz loaded

S&W 317 2” 10 oz loaded
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-01-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,994
Posted By Oldmountain2
mklluser.... what is OP? Original Poster? I’m...

mklluser.... what is OP?
Original Poster?
I’m new to site.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 05-29-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,994
Posted By Oldmountain2
profsrgary, I could not agree more. Many Thanks....

profsrgary, I could not agree more. Many Thanks. I remember reading: You do not owe anything worth the cost of a murder trial with you as the defendant.

Tell the police your name, ID, address...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 05-29-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,994
Posted By Oldmountain2
Thoughts on KelTec CP33 ?? Add light & laser to...

Thoughts on KelTec CP33 ?? Add light & laser to rails? And silencer!

https://www.keltecweapons.com/firearms/pistols/cp33/
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 05-28-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,994
Posted By Oldmountain2
I agree with LizardTrack. Pepper spray is the...

I agree with LizardTrack. Pepper spray is the first line defense.
- you can use it with less chance of creating a lawyer on you doorstep.
- you can us it quicker. Don’t have to pause to think;...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 05-27-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,994
Posted By Oldmountain2
Ms6852 suggestion for a video & transcription is...

Ms6852 suggestion for a video & transcription is at:

https://www.luckygunner.com/lounge/wrong-about-pocket-pistols/

Very good article. Professional. 🤔
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 05-26-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,994
Posted By Oldmountain2
Lost energy on the back side! True. Energy...

Lost energy on the back side! True.

Energy required to ‘deform’ the aerodynamic bullet into a ‘tissue damaging’ bullet can only come from the kinetic energy of the bullet. A sacrifice of energy...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 05-26-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,994
Posted By Oldmountain2
FlyLo: hard to beat the 12ga! But the...

FlyLo: hard to beat the 12ga!
But the ‘pattern’ at 10 > 20 feet is about 2”.
About like a rifle. Missing is very possible.
Worse, buckshot will go through you kids bedroom & on into your...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 05-25-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,994
Posted By Oldmountain2
Source for ‘4 Failures’ ...

Source for ‘4 Failures’
https://www.luckygunner.com/lounge/wrong-about-pocket-pistols/
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 05-25-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,994
Posted By Oldmountain2
Vasquez, that is true on sooo many levels!

Vasquez, that is true on sooo many levels!
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 05-25-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,994
Posted By Oldmountain2
Small note: Do not shoot a thief / burglar! ...

Small note:
Do not shoot a thief / burglar!

( Unless you or loved one physically threatened.)

As an LA prosecutor wrote: You don’t own ANYTHING worth the cost of a murder trial with you as...
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