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Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) Today, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By zukiphile
In most of my barrels, FAM is nothing special. ...

In most of my barrels, FAM is nothing special.

I've a couple of Walther Lothar barrels that respond to FAM well. At 50 yards, that's five rounds in what ends up looking like a 9mm hole, and is...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions Today, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,740
Posted By zukiphile
Crack, opiods, alcohol, cigarettes, rifles, cars,...

Crack, opiods, alcohol, cigarettes, rifles, cars, collecting Beanie Babies. The rifle addictions seems benign compared to other common addictions.
Forum: RFC Community Forum Yesterday, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 570
Posted By zukiphile
I used a straight razor through high school, but...

I used a straight razor through high school, but I shaved at home in my own bathroom, not at a row of sinks with a dozen other morons. I was tired enough of shaving by the time I graduated that I...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 07-31-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6,239
Views: 375,282
Posted By zukiphile
I've had similar experiences. A crumby start...

I've had similar experiences. A crumby start with an olympic hold on a set of five targets gives me the freedom to experiment on the rest. I've tried the left hand forward with a sideways grip...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 07-30-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,740
Posted By zukiphile
Ah. Sorry I missed that. I've heard that...

Ah. Sorry I missed that.

I've heard that some biathlon rifles had 15 or 15.5 inch twist rates, but I don't know how critical the twist rate is to accuracy. When 1:9 barrel came out for 60gr SSS...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 07-30-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,740
Posted By zukiphile
https://www.gmriflebarrel.com/bx22lr-25-22lr-cal-1...

https://www.gmriflebarrel.com/bx22lr-25-22lr-cal-1-06-od-1-16-twist-turned-bbl-blank/
Forum: Appleseed 07-30-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By zukiphile
I can understand a bolt that fails a depth gauge...

I can understand a bolt that fails a depth gauge test causing a slamfire. Why would that cause an OOB?
Forum: Mark II 07-29-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By zukiphile
Last fall, a 22/45 wasn't picking up the second...

Last fall, a 22/45 wasn't picking up the second round in a full magazine if I used sticky/slimey ammunition instead of relatively slick copper washed ammunition. Cleaning the magazine interior did...
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-29-2021, 05:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,194
Posted By zukiphile
Congrats! I'll have to try following...

Congrats!



I'll have to try following the felt with a cotton patch.
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 07-26-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By zukiphile
I've never had a Jewel, but I have my Geisseles...

I've never had a Jewel, but I have my Geisseles and Larue set up that way. I just need enough weight in the second stage to be able to perceive it; that lets me time the break from a supported...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 07-26-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By zukiphile
I didn't intend this thread to be about my...

I didn't intend this thread to be about my specific trigger choices, but more generally about what works for people and what doesn't.

I'm pleased with the first Hiperfire EDT I purchased, but the...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-25-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,403
Posted By zukiphile
Indeed. I would describe that as...

Indeed.



I would describe that as consistency of charge and dimension.



Emphasis added.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-25-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,403
Posted By zukiphile
Jaia, you are using the term quality a lot. Do...

Jaia, you are using the term quality a lot. Do you mean cartridge to cartridge consistency?



Which qualities specifically?



That seems too easy to disprove.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-25-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,403
Posted By zukiphile
How did they react when you reminded them that...

How did they react when you reminded them that different ammunition will list in different descending orders depending on the rifle?

Only you were there, so you know what they said. It seems...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 07-21-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6,239
Views: 375,282
Posted By zukiphile
But you made it out and shot 75 more rounds than...

But you made it out and shot 75 more rounds than I did on Sunday. That's a victory*.

Best of luck on your recovery.

_____________________
* I won't insult you by suggesting you take solace in...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-19-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,403
Posted By zukiphile
Meh. It seems like shooting and cars; there are...

Meh. It seems like shooting and cars; there are so many expressions of the activity that it can be hard to tell what draws an individual.

I knew a fellow in L-Skule who liked making flies for fly...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-19-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,403
Posted By zukiphile
Serious question since I've never tried fishing. ...

Serious question since I've never tried fishing.

For a week the two of you sat in a boat fishing? Is he a great conversationalist, or is it an opportunity to sit in silence that is the draw?
...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-19-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,891
Posted By zukiphile
On the nose. Novices can have some odd ideas...

On the nose.

Novices can have some odd ideas and a false sense of adequacy, but feeding them humility in small and easy to digest bites is better.

When I take someone out for the first time,...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 07-16-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By zukiphile
The toggle spring set up is such a direct...

The toggle spring set up is such a direct solution for the weak conventional hammer spring and long lock time that result in using weak springs that I was a bit surprised no had thought of it before....
Forum: 22/45 Mark II and III 07-16-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By zukiphile
I think that is the "Great 8" that was marketed...

I think that is the "Great 8" that was marketed by Davidson's in the 90s.
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 07-15-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By zukiphile
I had a HiperTouch when they first came out,...

I had a HiperTouch when they first came out, maybe less than a decade ago. The near absence of creep didn't work for me. I wouldn't use one with a 22lr -- the strike energy would be tough on the...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 07-15-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By zukiphile
Triggers

I'm trying to take a fresh look at triggers and how I use them. If you'd like to add any insights about the triggers you use, I suggest describing the travel distance, smoothness and poundage prior...
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-14-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,098
Posted By zukiphile
Centimeters are to inches as pesos are to...

Centimeters are to inches as pesos are to dollars.

I prefer mm to inch tenths for some things. Someone who describes himself as 1.6 meters tall sounds like he doesn't want you to know he is...
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-13-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,098
Posted By zukiphile
You ripped the continuum? This is why we can't...

You ripped the continuum? This is why we can't have nice things.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-13-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,960
Posted By zukiphile
Dostoevsky was onto something. All happy...

Dostoevsky was onto something. All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.

If this girl can't take simple instruction from you, and then responds by excluding...
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