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Forum: Savage/Stevens 12-18-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 189,216
Posted By 03RangerXLT
In my above post, I believe I incorrectly...

In my above post, I believe I incorrectly identified the "date code" as 2. After giving the rifle a 10 minute bath in a sonic cleaner, a very tiny "23C" in a faint circle was revealed. I believe...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 12-16-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By 03RangerXLT
I have ignition! I tweaked my firing pin and...

I have ignition!

I tweaked my firing pin and the rifle now (mostly) functions. The first round tends not to fire but it rocks on after that. I have a new firing pin on hand that needs fitted; I...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 12-08-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By 03RangerXLT
I may have had an issue with the bolt handle. ...

I may have had an issue with the bolt handle. I've replaced it and I have been getting better strikes on the snap caps. Hopefully it fires on Monday.
Forum: Savage/Stevens 12-07-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 189,216
Posted By 03RangerXLT
I'm hoping someone can give me an idea of when my...

I'm hoping someone can give me an idea of when my 87B was manufactured. My dad just passed this on to me, and says he thinks he bought it when he was 12, in the early 1960s. I've gotten a vintage...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 12-05-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By 03RangerXLT
Model 87B Not Firing!

First, let me apologize; I probably should have just created one thread dedicated to this rifle and my actions to try to get it up and running.

I received and installed a used firing pin in my...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 12-05-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By 03RangerXLT
Funny thing; it's not happening anymore!

Funny thing; it's not happening anymore!
Forum: Savage/Stevens 12-04-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 215
Posted By 03RangerXLT
Old 87B not feeding or over loaded?

My dad brought me his old 87B that he bought when he was 12 years old, in the early 1960's. It had been put up in 1981 after the firing pin broke, and left in a case until the day before...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 11-30-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By 03RangerXLT
Thanks for the info; you're absolutely right...

Thanks for the info; you're absolutely right about it. It seems the appropriate peep sight is a bit thin on the ground and hard to source. I may go the route of having the receiver drilled and...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 11-29-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By 03RangerXLT
Model 87B Scope & Mount

My dad just brought me his old Stevens Model 87B that he got in the early 1960s around the age of 12. It's in pretty good shape, other than the fact it's missing the firing pin and rear sight ramp. ...
Forum: Anything 10/22 03-20-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By 03RangerXLT
After cleaninging my rifle last time out at the...

After cleaninging my rifle last time out at the range, I fiddled with the magazine in the magwell area of the stock and its definetly the stock binding it up. I don't want to take too much out of...
Forum: Anything 10/22 03-15-2011, 12:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By 03RangerXLT
Well, I bought a factory clear mag today, and it...

Well, I bought a factory clear mag today, and it actually fits looser than the black mag. Not very loose mind you. I will work the magwell a little and see what I get.
Forum: Anything 10/22 03-14-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By 03RangerXLT
HAHA Gummybear stock! Goodpoint though. I...

HAHA Gummybear stock!

Goodpoint though. I hadn't considered that. I'll take a look at that.
Forum: Anything 10/22 03-14-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By 03RangerXLT
I noticed that the bolt release thing was working...

I noticed that the bolt release thing was working with my butler creek magazine, but not with the stock 10 rounder. On a whim, I inserted the stock magazine, and worked the bolt in a very fast...
Forum: Anything 10/22 03-11-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By 03RangerXLT
My finished (for now) 10/22 and Bolt Hold Question

So here it is!

What I started with; a new unfired 10/22 and a work bench full of parts. I fired two five round groups out of the new rifle without glass to see how it shot. It was ok with iron...
Forum: Anything 10/22 03-09-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By 03RangerXLT
How many rounds down the barrel do you think it...

How many rounds down the barrel do you think it will need. I bought it used with only 50 rounds on the clock. I cleaned it today and the bore is shiney and new looking.
Forum: Anything 10/22 03-09-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By 03RangerXLT
I am excited. All of the aftermarket stuff is...

I am excited. All of the aftermarket stuff is in, and tomorrow I am going to play with it at the range where I work. The plan is to shoot a couple of groups with the rifle in it's stock...
Forum: Anything 10/22 02-28-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By 03RangerXLT
its been a long time, back in it...

I haven't been around here since I started my current job back in Feb, of 2006 when I owned a Marlin bolt gun in .17HMR. I bought my first 10/22 this past Thursday, and the bug quickly took hold. ...
Forum: .17HMR 03-11-2006, 06:23 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 128,232
Posted By 03RangerXLT
ok, here is my baby! Currently stock with a...

ok, here is my baby! Currently stock with a really cheap Tasco scope and a cheap but good bi-pod. New job though means new stuff soon! Going to get a better stock, scope, and the trigger. And...
Forum: .17HMR 02-27-2006, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 936
Posted By 03RangerXLT
the plan is a 2 or three bedroom house. ...

the plan is a 2 or three bedroom house. Andsomemore gun cases. Gonna look into proposing to the GF. She has 3 youngins', gonna need some room!
Forum: .17HMR 02-23-2006, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 936
Posted By 03RangerXLT
I am living in an apartment with a friend of mine...

I am living in an apartment with a friend of mine and space is limited. I don't even really have a bvedroom. Its a one bedroom apartmetn with an office/study off of the livingroom with no door and...
Forum: .17HMR 02-19-2006, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 936
Posted By 03RangerXLT
Not shooting my .17 :(

So four days ago I set out on what will probably be one of the greatest adventures of my life, and started a career as an LEO (law enforcement officer). I have moved to a suburb of Atlanta and put...
Forum: .17HMR 02-09-2006, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 931
Posted By 03RangerXLT
I used the bases that came with the rifle, and...

I used the bases that came with the rifle, and all we could get to fit on them were the cheapest tasco rings. My scope is one of those $30 3-9x40s. eventually i will have this thing zinging rounds...
Forum: .17HMR 02-08-2006, 09:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,431
Posted By 03RangerXLT
Oh yeah... Vincent.. Thanks for the welcome. I...

Oh yeah... Vincent.. Thanks for the welcome. I look forward to learning a lot here!
Forum: .17HMR 02-08-2006, 09:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,431
Posted By 03RangerXLT
I have bought one pistol form this gentleman, my...

I have bought one pistol form this gentleman, my first firearm ever. A Bi-toned .40 XD. He "counseled" me on my purchase and steered me towards the XD being I was a new shooter. He then gave me a...
Forum: .17HMR 02-08-2006, 08:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,431
Posted By 03RangerXLT
Thanks guys. I was a little put off by this...

Thanks guys. I was a little put off by this person's remarks but I am glad to see his feelings are not shared by all.

As far as purchasing firearms from Wal-Mart...
I am poor. I can't even...
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