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Forum: CZ / Brno 06-07-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By stringnut
Here’s some clarification. I did all the shooting...

Here’s some clarification. I did all the shooting when I was still pulling the trigger a fair amount on several rifles. They were all shooting as expected. This 455 has been a turkey from the get...
Forum: CZ / Brno 06-04-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 854
Posted By stringnut
455 17 HMR poor accuracy

This has been probably done to death, but, I am going to ask anyway. Rifle is a 455 American. Accuracy was originally in the 2.5 to 3 inch range at 100 yards. Read hear about the action screws and...
Forum: Hunting 05-30-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By stringnut
I have not worked on a DT 466 in many years....

I have not worked on a DT 466 in many years. Recently celebrated 30 years at the Mack and Volvo dealership. The engines I deal with are much larger. I donít think a Mach 2 would be a good block...
Forum: Hunting 05-30-2021, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 833
Posted By stringnut
Silas, if you are using DT 466 blocks, as a...

Silas, if you are using DT 466 blocks, as a backstop, do you use the old mechanical block? The newer blocks , for the electronic engines, may be thinner.

I did not realize the Mach 2 was so...
Forum: Browning 05-02-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,491
Posted By stringnut
Very true. Rifles are meant to be used. The only...

Very true. Rifles are meant to be used. The only exceptions are ones of extreme historical value.

That is one pretty rifle.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 04-30-2021, 03:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,402
Posted By stringnut
Your going to need help. The sooner you accept...

Your going to need help. The sooner you accept this the sooner you can start looking for it. Dad was able to keep mom at home until her death. Dad stayed at home for 5 more years until his death....
Forum: Henry 04-24-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,437
Posted By stringnut
Your welcome. Figured it was a brain fart. Always...

Your welcome. Figured it was a brain fart. Always feel like a dummy when I do that.

At least you didnít actually send it to Ruger. I bet they would have been surprised.😆
Forum: Henry 04-24-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,437
Posted By stringnut
Just curious why it would be going to Ruger....

Just curious why it would be going to Ruger. Isnít Henry still independently owned, or, did I miss something in the thread?
Forum: Ruger 77/22 02-21-2021, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By stringnut
Not to throw a wrench in the mix, but , the later...

Not to throw a wrench in the mix, but , the later 77 series are threaded barrels and receivers. The early ones are held with the same block and bolt arrangement as the 10/22.

Someone that I work...
Forum: Ruger 77/22 02-21-2021, 06:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By stringnut
Yep.

Yep.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 02-03-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By stringnut
Old lenses will not fit the new EF mount. Believe...

Old lenses will not fit the new EF mount. Believe the old type was called FD. At one time I Believe there were some adapters made for this situation.

The wife went thru the same thing about 20...
Forum: Open Rimfire 10-22-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,191
Posted By stringnut
Nothing to be ashamed of. Everybody has to start...

Nothing to be ashamed of. Everybody has to start some where. I have known people that never own more than one rimfire. They ,for the most part, are as normal as us that have many rimfires.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-27-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,707
Posted By stringnut
Picked up a loaded garbage truck to bring back to...

Picked up a loaded garbage truck to bring back to our shop for rough running. Quit running blocking 2 out of 4 lanes of northbound traffic.

Called and the service writer picked up. I said "...
Forum: Appleseed 09-22-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,832
Posted By stringnut
Accurate firearm, proper training, lots of...

Accurate firearm, proper training, lots of practice equals good performance. Very impressive.
Forum: 22 WMR (22mag) 09-10-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 23,301
Posted By stringnut
The wife, my brother , and I are fairly new to...

The wife, my brother , and I are fairly new to the 22 mag. About 5 or 6 years now. The wife has a 9422m and My brother and I both have Ruger 77/22 mag. None are tack drivers. The two Rugers like CCI...
Forum: Hunting 09-10-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By stringnut
Nice shot . I hear that about not missing deer...

Nice shot . I hear that about not missing deer season. Put my gall bladder surgery off for 3 months to go deer hunting. The surgeon didn't understand, but, my primary doctor did. He hunted on...
Forum: Rifle 09-06-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,896
Posted By stringnut
Had one. Nice rifle. Since you were looking for a...

Had one. Nice rifle. Since you were looking for a can of powder I assume you reload. Mine liked heavier bullets as the throat was long. Didn't shoot bad with the lighter stuff. Heavier stuff is what...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-04-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,935
Posted By stringnut
Maybe Sophia is right and I am not doing laundry...

Maybe Sophia is right and I am not doing laundry , dishes , and vacuuming right. Tried doing it naked. Didn't increase the thrill, wife just laughed hysterically, neighbors are too far away to see. ...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-03-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,935
Posted By stringnut
Thanks for the replies. Right now it is kind of...

Thanks for the replies. Right now it is kind of boring as I just don't quite feel up to doing anything. Laundry and dishes are not that exciting. Running the vacuum didn't provide much of a thrill...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-03-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,935
Posted By stringnut
I am 56. Oldest guy in the shop. Somewhat at high...

I am 56. Oldest guy in the shop. Somewhat at high risk. Over 50, bad heart valve, and liver enzymes are always high (Gilbert's syndrome for any one who wants to look it up).

I actual feel like I...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-03-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,935
Posted By stringnut
After the second person tested positive they...

After the second person tested positive they suggested everyone get tested. As far as I know I am the only one who did.

Symptoms are very mild. Slight occasional cough, very mild nasal...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-03-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,935
Posted By stringnut
Corona test came back positive😡

Got tested Tuesday and came back positive. Sure the wife has it as her symptoms are the same. Hacks me off as we have been doing what we should. She works from home and only goes for groceries. I...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-01-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,321
Posted By stringnut
Used to be a lot more of the little rattle snakes...

Used to be a lot more of the little rattle snakes here in Michigan. Saw many when I was a kid more than 40 years ago. Also know of a couple places where they were fairly common. By fairly common I...
Forum: Mark II 09-01-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,295
Posted By stringnut
Welcome aboard. Sounds like you did pretty well...

Welcome aboard. Sounds like you did pretty well on both those. Not much into handguns,but, there are a lot of people who are! If you ever saw me shoot one you would understand my lack of enthusiasm. ...
Forum: Winchester 08-02-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,910
Posted By stringnut
My 1885 groups around 3/4 at 50 yards with a...

My 1885 groups around 3/4 at 50 yards with a couple of different kinds of ammo. It may do better, but, that us about as good as I can do with the tang mounted aperture sight. Since it does less well...
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