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Forum: Buck Mark / Buck Mark Rifle / Challenger I, II & III / Medalist / International Medalist and No 01-15-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,688
Posted By jpw062
When I was a young man I went down the Ruger MK x...

When I was a young man I went down the Ruger MK x path and I have often found myself gazing longingly at the browning .22s from afar wondering if I made the right choice. Reading this thread was one...
Forum: Silhouette Shooting 10-10-2019, 01:00 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,931
Posted By jpw062
You realize how arrogant that statement reads,...

You realize how arrogant that statement reads, right?
Are you saying the top bench shooters aren't equal to those in other disciplines of the shooting sports? If I show up to your event and you, as...
Forum: Silhouette Shooting 10-05-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,931
Posted By jpw062
Did you offer to help him out? Did anyone let...

Did you offer to help him out? Did anyone let him shoot a rifle set-up for competition?
It is hard to 'read tone' accurately, but reading your post I get the feeling you are fairly proud of scaring...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-12-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By jpw062
Dave Severn of Severn's Custom (Hard Hat finish)

I had spoken with Mr. Severn some years ago and was impressed with his work and he was one of those craftsman who was willing to discuss what he did with people instead of hoarding his knowledge. It...
Forum: 17 WSM 09-10-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By jpw062
I was referring to their new policy, which is not...

I was referring to their new policy, which is not entirely clear.
https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/03/business/walmart-ends-handgun-ammo-sales/index.html
Moving away from handguns and semi-auto rifles...
Forum: 17 WSM 09-09-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By jpw062
Are you sure this was because of the cartridge...

Are you sure this was because of the cartridge and not WM reducing their interest in ammunition sales?

22LR kills squirrels and feral cats real dead for real cheap. None of the HMRs are on my...
Forum: Hunting 12-01-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 32
Sticky: Skull Cleaning
Views: 8,536
Posted By jpw062
I am confident even a relatively low temperature...

I am confident even a relatively low temperature fire would cause damage. Primarily making the bone much more brittle. A higher temp fire would obviously make things worse.
Then you would have to...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 08-23-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By jpw062
https://www.bls.gov/data/inflation_calculator.htm...

https://www.bls.gov/data/inflation_calculator.htm
$59 in '62 was just over $300 in 1996 and just under $490 now.

SO the operation is the block is rotated out, round inserted into barrel. The...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 08-21-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By jpw062
The Hawkeye really is an oddball design. I can...

The Hawkeye really is an oddball design.
I can definitely see why it wasn't a commercial success though.
Forcing cone, cylinder gap, and all that, but single shot.
256 win mag doesn't seem like a...
Forum: Centerfire 08-14-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By jpw062
https://www.gunbroker.com/item/783193724 I...

https://www.gunbroker.com/item/783193724
I imagine the heat treat on this one is ruined where the action screw was heated with a heat gun to the point the finish around it was darkened.
Forum: Centerfire 08-14-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By jpw062
https://www.gunbroker.com/item/781393685 $1000

https://www.gunbroker.com/item/781393685
$1000
Forum: Centerfire 08-08-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By jpw062
https://www.gunbroker.com/item/781169833 $1200...

https://www.gunbroker.com/item/781169833
$1200 for a rifle with only 60 rounds through it.
I think I will go with a Bergara B-14 Timber in 6.5 Creedmoor and see about having a full stock made down...
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 08-08-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,310
Posted By jpw062
I'd bet if you had read the entire thread before...

I'd bet if you had read the entire thread before commenting you would not have felt the need to make this comment.

I avoid using metals in refinishing as pieces will embed in the wood and this can...
Forum: Centerfire 07-31-2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By jpw062
https://www.gunbroker.com/item/779729803 This...

https://www.gunbroker.com/item/779729803
This one had some aftermarket work done, but $930 is $250 more than a NIB 557 Sporter from buds.
Forum: Centerfire 07-20-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By jpw062
Just swap the stocks

Just swap the stocks
Forum: Centerfire 07-17-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By jpw062
As to why two letters... No idea, but if you...

As to why two letters... No idea, but if you type 6.5 cm into google plenty of creedmoor results are mixed in with offers to convert to inches, so I think it is widely used.

A rimfire is under...
Forum: Centerfire 07-16-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By jpw062
6.5 CM is a common abbreviation for 6.5 Creedmoor

6.5 CM is a common abbreviation for 6.5 Creedmoor
Forum: Centerfire 07-15-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By jpw062
I'd blow my budget on a Norwegian Kraig if they...

I'd blow my budget on a Norwegian Kraig if they could take modern factory ammo. What a wonderful rifle a well sporterized FS Norwegian Kraig would be.
Forum: Centerfire 07-15-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By jpw062
I was going to buy this rifle in about 2016, but...

I was going to buy this rifle in about 2016, but I wanted to wait and see if they would chamber for 6.5 CM and then if Henry would make a 6.5 Long Ranger. I have given up on both those...
Forum: Centerfire 07-08-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By jpw062
CZ full stock centerfires

Seems as though CZ has really cut production of these to almost nothing or nothing. Anyone know if this is permanent? Is there a stock maker who has a pattern for the CZ 550 or 557? Will a 550...
Forum: Mark II 06-27-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,073
Posted By jpw062
That is an interesting issue I was unaware of.

That is an interesting issue I was unaware of.
Forum: Computer Help and Troubleshooting 06-26-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,059
Posted By jpw062
Tapatalk network errors

The last few days I have had a lot of network errors in tapatalk. I would receive updates and new thread notifications, but whenever I try to open them I receive a network error. I signed out then...
Forum: Silhouette Shooting 06-24-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,931
Posted By jpw062
Your right. Not sure what I was thinking. ...

Your right. Not sure what I was thinking.


I won't waste any more of your time.
Forum: Silhouette Shooting 06-24-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,931
Posted By jpw062
I like how some ASSumed I'd never shot...

I like how some ASSumed I'd never shot competitively and then cited this assumption to dismiss my comment.


Most 3 or 4 position competitions.
Olympic, CMP, I NRA small bore, etc. I think...
Forum: CZ / Brno 06-22-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,570
Posted By jpw062
There is a lot of heavy research into springs. ...

There is a lot of heavy research into springs.
A lot of anecdotal reinforcements of incorrect information. For instance, brno_no1 has no idea what happened to that spring before s/he got it. Why...
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