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Forum: Anything 10/22 03-02-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By FiremanBob
You would know more by disassembling the trigger...

You would know more by disassembling the trigger group. The casting looks like Pine Tree Castings, which is Ruger's operation in Newport, NH which does investment casting. Trigger looks like OEM with...
Forum: Appleseed 02-26-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By FiremanBob
When running the line I have special procedures...

When running the line I have special procedures for tube-fed rifles which give extra time before the Load command to safely prepare the magazine with a chamber flag installed. Students with these...
Forum: 10/22 Action 02-26-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By FiremanBob
What was the temperature when you were shooting...

What was the temperature when you were shooting the Eley? I have had issues with Eley (and CCI) in cold weather because the wax gets hard and prevents complete chambering.

I'm also not loving the...
Forum: 10/22 Action 02-26-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 803
Posted By FiremanBob
How clean is the trigger group? After thousands...

How clean is the trigger group? After thousands of rounds, it can get sooty, or sludgy if you have over-lubed in the past.

If the sear spring was moved out of position at all (perhaps during...
Forum: Appleseed 02-19-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By FiremanBob
NDS-23 is the one. Thanks for the post - I need...

NDS-23 is the one. Thanks for the post - I need to get another one for a rifle with a GM barrel on which I'm switching from scope to irons.
Forum: Appleseed 02-06-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By FiremanBob
Here is an excellent article from the Appleseed...

Here is an excellent article from the Appleseed Newsletter about shooting in the standing position:

https://appleseedinfo.org/smf/index.php?topic=49479.0
Forum: Appleseed 02-06-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 865
Posted By FiremanBob
Very nice. What ammo were you using in the cold?

Very nice. What ammo were you using in the cold?
Forum: Appleseed 01-27-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,006
Posted By FiremanBob
C.C., Appleseed is an adaptive program and we...

C.C., Appleseed is an adaptive program and we will find a way to make it work for you whatever physical limitations you may suffer. I hope you will come out and shoot one soon.
Forum: Appleseed 01-18-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,622
Posted By FiremanBob
First, I try to shrink the portable silo over my...

First, I try to shrink the portable silo over my belt. That helps a lot in seated position. I will do lots of NPOA practice, not actually firing, just testing the solidity of my position and hold. ...
Forum: Anything 10/22 01-18-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By FiremanBob
Sounds like the rounds aren't chambering all the...

Sounds like the rounds aren't chambering all the way. The firing pin is just pushing it in a little more. Is it very cold where you are shooting? If so, the wax on CCI hardens in cold temps and...
Forum: 10/22 Action 01-15-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,003
Posted By FiremanBob
"Recoil firing"? That doesn't happen if you keep...

"Recoil firing"? That doesn't happen if you keep holding the trigger back as part of correct follow-through.
Forum: Open Rimfire 01-14-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,495
Posted By FiremanBob
Like supersharp, I will use my JB's on a VFG...

Like supersharp, I will use my JB's on a VFG pellet to clean a tough carbon ring out of the chamber. Then, to avoid smearing it into the bore, I will use a wet patch on a carbon-fiber cleaning rod...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 01-10-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,025
Posted By FiremanBob
I'll never retire, but this year I will make a...

I'll never retire, but this year I will make a career change to full-time farmer.
Forum: Factory Stock 10/22's 01-10-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,077
Posted By FiremanBob
If QC is part of the manufacturing process at...

If QC is part of the manufacturing process at each step you save money on both a QC dept. and returns. I can't imagine how the person who installed that brake wouldn't have given the threads a close...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 12-30-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 904
Posted By FiremanBob
My perennial favorite is Kirsten Joy Weiss's...

My perennial favorite is Kirsten Joy Weiss's calendar, available here: https://kirstenjoyweiss.com/shop/
Forum: Shooting Accessories 12-19-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,398
Posted By FiremanBob
Electronic muffs enable you to hear normal...

Electronic muffs enable you to hear normal sounds, but the microphone circuits cut out at sound pressures over 82dB. I like to use them for teaching because it's easy to carry on a conversation and...
Forum: Shooting Accessories 12-11-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By FiremanBob
I have several and recommend them. Their jags,...

I have several and recommend them. Their jags, brushes and patches are also excellent.

A rod guide is essential for these small bore rifles. The rods are too thin to be rigid enough without one.
Forum: 10/22 Action 12-09-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,078
Posted By FiremanBob
Yes, the problem with Youtube is that you have to...

Yes, the problem with Youtube is that you have to sift out the few knowledgeable people from a huge pile of chaff.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 12-08-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,131
Posted By FiremanBob
Thanks. Reading that story is an annual ritual...

Thanks. Reading that story is an annual ritual here, followed by watching Die Hard.
Forum: 10/22 Action 12-08-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,078
Posted By FiremanBob
Kovang, there are different industry standards...

Kovang, there are different industry standards for Sporting and Match chambers, with the Match being tighter. Ordinary 10/22s have the Sporting chamber and eat almost anything. Your Competition will...
Forum: Appleseed 12-05-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By FiremanBob
That's a very good video. I'm going to try that...

That's a very good video. I'm going to try that method next time I hit the range.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 12-01-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,318
Posted By FiremanBob
We're going to try to keep buying cars that are...

We're going to try to keep buying cars that are made in 1989 or earlier. It will be difficult. But I saw a couple of beautiful Acura Legends with under 70K miles each, 5-speeds, for auction in the...
Forum: 3 & 4 Position Shooting 11-18-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,396
Posted By FiremanBob
I would get the rifle that works best for her and...

I would get the rifle that works best for her and if available for it, install a set of Tech-Sights TSR-200. It's an excellent aperture system.

For more $$, a Williams Foolproof target sight rear...
Forum: Appleseed 11-18-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,069
Posted By FiremanBob
The above posts raise a couple of thoughts: ...

The above posts raise a couple of thoughts:

The silhouette targets are taken directly from the Army Qualification Test dating back to the 1940s (or maybe earlier). You don't have to be a "militia"...
Forum: Anything 10/22 11-18-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By FiremanBob
The Axxiom is the lightest I've seen and the...

The Axxiom is the lightest I've seen and the adjustability is great as he grows or different people use the rifle. Or, you can cut down an OEM carbine stock to get the right length of pull for him. ...
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