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Forum: Single Six Today, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By gcrank1
I keep reading about the 22Mag 'size barrel' on...

I keep reading about the 22Mag 'size barrel' on the Sgl Sixes; ie, what, about a thou' bigger dia. than a '22LR size barrel'?
After decades of centerfire revolvers in sgl and dbl action and...
Forum: Factory Stock 10/22's Today, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 300
Posted By gcrank1
Well, if it is loose in the stock the first thing...

Well, if it is loose in the stock the first thing to do is try tightening the screw just ahead of the magazine (that is the take down screw). Snug it up and about 1/4th turn more for starters. No...
Forum: Winchester Today, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 187
Posted By gcrank1
I have a set of the orig. Win. 'field' scope...

I have a set of the orig. Win. 'field' scope mounts for that rifle, external adj. for 3/4" scope but no blocks.
Pm me if interested.
Forum: Single Six Yesterday, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 112
Posted By gcrank1
Look at 'western' style shoulder holsters.

Look at 'western' style shoulder holsters.
Forum: Gunmetal: Machining, Fixing, Finishing & Refinishing, Restoration, Engraving, Jeweling, etc. Yesterday, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 89
Posted By gcrank1
That is a weak faux case colored (not color case...

That is a weak faux case colored (not color case hardened) receiver, basically a chemical surface treatment. Dont scrub too hard with steel wool, it leaves micro scratches and Def Dont use rust...
Forum: 10/22 Action Yesterday, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 415
Posted By gcrank1
And dont just 'throw them away'; ie, in the...

And dont just 'throw them away'; ie, in the garbage! (dangerous, that) They are usable, just not in semi-autos, and the best way to dispose of ammo is to shoot it up in something that can eat it.
Forum: 1911-22 Yesterday, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 161
Posted By gcrank1
A gunsmith friend has one and is pleased with it,...

A gunsmith friend has one and is pleased with it, Ive shot it and it did what it was supposed to.
I have the GSG 1911-22 and it has been 'good enough for me' and responded to my tweaks. It isnt the...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-18-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 413
Posted By gcrank1
Ime, make your best wag and at least double...

Ime, make your best wag and at least double it.....if you dont inflation/devaluation of the purchase power of each dollar can kill you over time.
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 09-18-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,574
Posted By gcrank1
Sadly, this type of thing happens way too...

Sadly, this type of thing happens way too much.....(a cautionary warning). The use of a torque measuring device is specialized work. The torque screwdriver general instructions are just that, not...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 09-17-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By gcrank1
For the Martini rifles J.H. Steward Ltd, England...

For the Martini rifles J.H. Steward Ltd, England made optical eyepieces with correction to make the front sight appear clearly. The eyepiece I have has the same thread as my Lyman and Williams...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-17-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 374
Posted By gcrank1
The question of 'why' is purely academic, it is...

The question of 'why' is purely academic, it is what it is and cant be changed. Dont know for sure and certain but my guess is all of Rugers pistol sights conform to their idea of what is logical....
Forum: Mk IV 09-16-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 449
Posted By gcrank1
Well, I hope you get a better shipping price that...

Well, I hope you get a better shipping price that the $50 Ive been hearing about....Id be checking into that first. I have also heard that if you are on good terms with a local FFL, especially if you...
Forum: Mk IV 09-16-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 449
Posted By gcrank1
They sure should cover shipping both ways. Dont...

They sure should cover shipping both ways. Dont give in on that! This is clearly a fault in 'design,workmanship and/or material'.
DO NOT EVER send anything in with other than the oem parts, you WILL...
Forum: Ruger - Other 09-16-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By gcrank1
Welcome to RFC! The place for better answers than...

Welcome to RFC! The place for better answers than anywhere else.
Just for grins, load one less round in the magazine and see if that changes it up. lF so it points to something like mag spring or...
Forum: Factory Stock 10/22's 09-15-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By gcrank1
+1 that, and I would hesitate to go beyond 20in....

+1 that, and I would hesitate to go beyond 20in. lb., it is a steel fine'ish thread screw into a soft'ish alum action lug.
Stock carbine?
Have you done good baseline trials as is with higher grade...
Forum: Open Rimfire 09-15-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 506
Posted By gcrank1
Seems to me that if it were bedding issues it...

Seems to me that if it were bedding issues it wouldnt drop a shot here or there while otherwise shooting X's, if would just keep getting worse.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-15-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 799
Posted By gcrank1
We are in s-central WI, been hanging feeders for...

We are in s-central WI, been hanging feeders for a decade or more. We have Orioles feeding also in summer. These past few days I havent seen any hummers though wide said she has. We have an early...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 09-15-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By gcrank1
Nice thing about even the cheap versions is that...

Nice thing about even the cheap versions is that all you are working with is the vial bubble to get a level, just look at the mounting for ease of attachment and readjustment.
I went through the...
Forum: Shooting Accessories 09-15-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By gcrank1
At 60yds? Supposed to use 'em up closer, I use...

At 60yds?
Supposed to use 'em up closer, I use mine at about 4' from the muzzle because that is what I have good bench at.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-15-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By gcrank1
We do it, but.... Not for sure and certain on...

We do it, but....
Not for sure and certain on this, you may need to login to Smile.Amazon to make the purchase or the donation wont be applied as default from a normal Amazon login. I dont see any...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 09-14-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,481
Posted By gcrank1
Congrats on the find! Ive used a 1" Weaver V-8...

Congrats on the find!
Ive used a 1" Weaver V-8 scope (on a diff rifle) set more forward than intended. It reduced the field of view to more like what an old 3/4" tube view would be but that doesnt...
Forum: Keeping Them Sharp 09-14-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By gcrank1
Well pard, thats better than using an axe on...

Well pard, thats better than using an axe on stones ;)
Forum: CZ / Brno 09-13-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,500
Posted By gcrank1
I had a great run at 200yd with cast bullet...

I had a great run at 200yd with cast bullet reloads in a 30-06, 9 of 10 buff silhouettes and the tenth was watching the trail from the bullet corkscrew well off target into the dirt.
My condolence...
Forum: Mk IV 09-13-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By gcrank1
If, when attempting to remove screws, given a...

If, when attempting to remove screws, given a judicious amount of force they dont move, Stop. Get a punch, back the gun up well on something to keep the downside from getting marred, and rap the...
Forum: Remington 09-13-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 407
Posted By gcrank1
Sadly, my 34 was kept in an old, cheap 'moleskin'...

Sadly, my 34 was kept in an old, cheap 'moleskin' case for who knows how long. It was stuck to the steel in spots. Careful soaking of the spots with Kroil and scraping with a flattened 30-06 case...
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