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Forum: Handgun 10-02-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,560
Posted By John E Davies
The SP101 4.2” is a great gun, I carry one daily....

The SP101 4.2” is a great gun, I carry one daily. Unfortunately the stock trigger sucks, but it is very easy to tune so that it has a light smooth feel, it needs Wolff springs and a little judicious...
Forum: SR 22 & LCP 09-23-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By John E Davies
There are CHEAPER ones available? Those are $15...

There are CHEAPER ones available? Those are $15 shipped direct from China. I love how the flashlight is just tucked under the floppy bungee cord, and the RayBan copy is hanging there...l. LOL, what a...
Forum: SR 22 & LCP 09-23-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By John E Davies
Sorry, I cannot comment on that particular pack,...

Sorry, I cannot comment on that particular pack, but I can say that most packs are pure junk, the material is way too thin, the teeny zippers fail, etc. i have been carrying daily for three decades...
Forum: .17HMR Ammunition 09-23-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 31,940
Posted By John E Davies
What date does the code refer to? Is this recall...

What date does the code refer to? Is this recall just for freshly manufactured ammo or do we need to go through our old stock?

Thanks,

John Davies
Spokane WA
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 09-05-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By John E Davies
Yep, a bigger dot is better for a handgun at...

Yep, a bigger dot is better for a handgun at close range due to faster acquisition (finding the dot). A smaller one is generally better on a rifle that has a solid cheek weld - your eye naturally...
Forum: Take-Down 10/22's 07-26-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 69,446
Posted By John E Davies
I just mounted a stud on my forearm, I used the...

I just mounted a stud on my forearm, I used the existing small screw location behind the latch. Here is how it came out.... the bipod is a Harris shorty.

I took lots of pics so I am going to start...
Forum: Take-Down 10/22's 07-23-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 69,446
Posted By John E Davies
Bravo! Thank you! Too bad the Magpul tech drone...

Bravo! Thank you! Too bad the Magpul tech drone couldn't tell me that. I sent him that picture and he didn't comment on the hidden screw.... Do you know it there is clearance underneath for a swivel...
Forum: Take-Down 10/22's 07-22-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 69,446
Posted By John E Davies
Has anyone disassembled the fore grip? I removed...

Has anyone disassembled the fore grip? I removed the small inside screw but could not get the two halves to separate. The Magpul tech guy said “squeeze the two buttons hard and it should pop apart.”...
Forum: 22/45 Mark IV 07-22-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 801
Posted By John E Davies
If you were to go with a 1911 platform you might...

If you were to go with a 1911 platform you might as well get one in a .22TCM/ 9mm combo..... the .22 WMR is a real runt compared to the TCM, which you can reload during a rimfire ammo shortage.
...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 06-15-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 801
Posted By John E Davies
I have a similar rest and use a small Action...

I have a similar rest and use a small Action Packer. It is way tough and like yours, it has a little extra room inside for bags, targets, tarp and miscellaneous small stuff.
...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-15-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,129
Posted By John E Davies
I have an ARB 50 qt fridge freezer, runs on 12...

I have an ARB 50 qt fridge freezer, runs on 12 vdc or 120 AC. I will never go back to buying ice and dealing with waterlogged food. I boondock in the west with a travel trailer with solar and a big...
Forum: CZ / Brno 05-29-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,812
Posted By John E Davies
I thought I would buy a 457 Varmint until I...

I thought I would buy a 457 Varmint until I actually got to handle a 457 in person. It just turned me off, I thought it looked cheap and ugly.....

I ordered a 455 Varmint SilencerCo special...
Forum: Open Rimfire 05-29-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,834
Posted By John E Davies
Thanks for the link, I just ordered one. I have...

Thanks for the link, I just ordered one. I have been looking for something like this!

John Davies
Spokane WA
Forum: Open Rimfire 05-29-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,834
Posted By John E Davies
I have used Otis 085 forever and really like it....

I have used Otis 085 forever and really like it. It now is called 085 CLP.
https://otistec.com/o85-clp/#product-tab-description

What made me mad after the name change is that the larger sizes...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 05-24-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 20,201
Posted By John E Davies
I had a NAA Mini in .22 Mag with the folding...

I had a NAA Mini in .22 Mag with the folding grip. Yes it looks like a pocketknife and is about as useful in a fight. You need to be able to grip, draw and fire a defensive firearm in three steps...
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 05-20-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 735
Posted By John E Davies
Local sources for stock wood?

I am curious how many members buy wood locally and do the entire job from scratch..... this ad just popped up in my local Craigslist.

“1.5" thick 8' legnths random width from 5-8" and super...
Forum: Factory Stock 10/22's 05-20-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By John E Davies
The stainless model only has a stainless barrel,...

The stainless model only has a stainless barrel, all other parts are identical except for a silver finish on the aluminum receiver. There is nothing bad about a stainless barrel and there is much...
Forum: CZ / Brno 05-19-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By John E Davies
455 Single Shot Adapter in .17 HMR/ .22 Mag?

Does anybody make one? There are ones for .22 LR, no worries.....

If one were available in .17 HMR/ .22 Mag, would you buy one? There was a thread here five years ago but it appears to have died...
Forum: Open Rimfire 05-18-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,959
Posted By John E Davies
Oh yeah, what do you want to do with your first...

Oh yeah, what do you want to do with your first rifle? Hunt, puncture cans, carry it in the truck, punch teeny holes in targets, backpack it? Any self defense use? All these factors point to...
Forum: Open Rimfire 05-18-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,959
Posted By John E Davies
Accurate doesn’t describe a 10/22, unless you...

Accurate doesn’t describe a 10/22, unless you spend a fair bit on upgrades. The factory trigger is horrible, and much of the rest of the gun is not what you would call quality made.... a lot of the...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 05-16-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,956
Posted By John E Davies
I find this thread ironic since my wife and I...

I find this thread ironic since my wife and I have both recently decided that we want our ashes separately scattered near White Crack Campground in Canyonlands National Park. That is a stunning...
Forum: CZ / Brno 05-16-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,420
Posted By John E Davies
I like the idea of a long knob, but don’t want it...

I like the idea of a long knob, but don’t want it to be a pain in the butt trying to carry the gun in a soft case. Do you just pull the bolt out and store it in a soft sleeve?

Care to show me...
Forum: CZ / Brno 05-15-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,522
Posted By John E Davies
I have used the BKL rings and they work fine and...

I have used the BKL rings and they work fine and are cheap, but I much prefer the steel Talleys. The High 11 mm CZ specific ones work great and are very sleek looking. They are 0.600” tall. Here is...
Forum: CZ / Brno 05-13-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 716
Posted By John E Davies
I suggest that you retain the shipping box, or at...

I suggest that you retain the shipping box, or at least take a photo of the label and bar code and save that image with your gun records.

John Davies
SpokaneA
Forum: Thompson Center 05-12-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,457
Posted By John E Davies
FYI the go to forum for Contender and Encore is...

FYI the go to forum for Contender and Encore is here, and they have a great classifieds section:

https://www.go2gbo.com/forums/index.php

I have owned an original Contender pistol, a G2 pistol...
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