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Forum: Model 597 Yesterday, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By GladesGuy
I guess they don't make them anymore. Nothing...

I guess they don't make them anymore. Nothing listed on the VQ website for the 597 besides the hammer and extractor
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions Yesterday, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By GladesGuy
I recently bought a 1992 vintage 39A for $400...

I recently bought a 1992 vintage 39A for $400 that looked unfired and brand new, although it did not come with any box or papers. If I were going to spend big bucks I would look for a pre cross bolt...
Forum: Model 597 Yesterday, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By GladesGuy
Al, what barrel is that on your 597? I thought...

Al, what barrel is that on your 597? I thought only Jarvis made aftermarket barrels for the 597.
Forum: CZ / Brno 01-27-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,946
Posted By GladesGuy
I've had similar problems with my 455 American. I...

I've had similar problems with my 455 American. I finally gave up and put a .22WMR barrel on it and it shot pretty well, about 1.5 MOA at 100 yards. Interestingly, one day I decided to put the .22 LR...
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 01-23-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By GladesGuy
Thanks for the pics Signalman! Looking at the...

Thanks for the pics Signalman! Looking at the recess in the receiver, it looks quite deep so that receiver looks quite heavy duty! I can't wait to get one. I have a heavy barrel Howa 1500 in .308 and...
Forum: CZ / Brno 01-23-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,308
Posted By GladesGuy
I'd love to see a picture of the Howa 1100 you...

I'd love to see a picture of the Howa 1100 you saw at the show if you have one! Thanks for all the SS information :bthumb:
Forum: Long Range Rimfire 01-23-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By GladesGuy
Not really a new idea. In World War II, .22lr M24...

Not really a new idea. In World War II, .22lr M24 ball was developed and produced for the military by Remington for use in training. The benefit today would be to allow higher velocity ammo a la...
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 01-23-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 397
Posted By GladesGuy
According to the Bergara website, the rifle is...

According to the Bergara website, the rifle is set up as a trainer for remington 700 centerfires so "it therefore fits REM700 compatible stocks, bases, and triggers".
Forum: 10/22 Stocks - Factory & Aftermarket 01-23-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,864
Posted By GladesGuy
Looks to me like "faux" in this case means black...

Looks to me like "faux" in this case means black paint.
Forum: Browning 01-19-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 626
Posted By GladesGuy
The SA-22 manual says you can drift it...

The SA-22 manual says you can drift it left-to-right or right-to-left to adjust for windage so it should move in either direction for removal. I would soak the sight with my mix of 30/70% ATF and...
Forum: Centerfire 01-18-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By GladesGuy
I'm fine with those things as long as I am not...

I'm fine with those things as long as I am not sitting next to one at the range. They are a true nuisance to anyone trying to do some target shooting. On a .223 they are probably not too bad, but I...
Forum: CZ / Brno 01-17-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,184
Posted By GladesGuy
That came out very well. Beech is a b*tch to...

That came out very well. Beech is a b*tch to stain evenly! The easiest way I have found to do a beech stock is to use a tinted lacquer aerosol like the ColorTone products for guitar makers. They have...
Forum: Hunting 01-15-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,186
Posted By GladesGuy
Remington 721 in 30.06. I can shoot 120gr varmint...

Remington 721 in 30.06. I can shoot 120gr varmint loads up to and including 180gr big boy loads with equal amazing accuracy, usually .5 MOA.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 01-15-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 908
Posted By GladesGuy
All my winter garage auto problems were related...

All my winter garage auto problems were related to mice not squirrels. I think you need to reconsider who the culprit(s) is or are.
Forum: CZ / Brno 01-14-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,246
Posted By GladesGuy
Well, they got back to me right away to confirm...

Well, they got back to me right away to confirm that the 455 American barrel was a straight taper to .551" which I confirmed it was. Here is their response and FALPhil was spot on:

"We are...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 01-14-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,597
Posted By GladesGuy
What's your point? Those two steel alloys have...

What's your point? Those two steel alloys have exactly the same tensile and yield strength.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 01-13-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By GladesGuy
Operation Valentine

Maj. Bill White served in World War II, survived the Battle of Iwo Jima and went on to continue a long career in the U.S. Marine Corps.

White keeps his proudest memories tucked away on his...
Forum: CZ / Brno 01-13-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,184
Posted By GladesGuy
I think that's a smart way to go! If I were you,...

I think that's a smart way to go! If I were you, I'd be on the lookout for an adult sized 457 walnut stock in the RFC classifieds so that when your boys get older you can swap out the scout stock....
Forum: CZ / Brno 01-13-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,246
Posted By GladesGuy
My gunsmith considers the JGS reamers the best...

My gunsmith considers the JGS reamers the best out there. the JGS .22 Match chamber is.670 Body, 2 degree leade and 0.002 body taper. This chamber is tighter than a Bentz and with the normal leade...
Forum: CZ / Brno 01-13-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,184
Posted By GladesGuy
How is that a "muddy" finish? I can see the grain...

How is that a "muddy" finish? I can see the grain on the stock quite clearly in your pic. That stock is beech wood and does not take stain evenly which is why CZ uses a toner finish. You may very...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 01-13-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By GladesGuy
The turrets do not lift to reset like in some...

The turrets do not lift to reset like in some other scopes. The turret knob is held on to the shaft by 3 tiny screws at the top of the turret knob. There is an o-ring at the top of the shaft. You...
Forum: CZ / Brno 01-12-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,246
Posted By GladesGuy
Thanks guys! I sent an email to them so we'll see...

Thanks guys! I sent an email to them so we'll see if they get back to me. I have one of their barrels on a Swedish Mauser sporter and it shoots great!
Forum: Model 597 01-12-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By GladesGuy
Sounds like the factory installed the barrel...

Sounds like the factory installed the barrel incorrectly and you have solved the problem. I would make sure the barrel screws are not over tightened as the receiver can crack with too much tension.
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 01-12-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,597
Posted By GladesGuy
In this case, the pot metal parts are still going...

In this case, the pot metal parts are still going strong after many years. The failure was on the all steel barrel, so it has nothing to do with the so called inferior parts. There is no such thing...
Forum: CZ / Brno 01-11-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,246
Posted By GladesGuy
I'm going to contact them and see if they'll make...

I'm going to contact them and see if they'll make a sporter contour barrel to replace the one on my 455 American.
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