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Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 11-21-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,952
Posted By StdVel
^^^True and thank you for this.^^^

^^^True and thank you for this.^^^
Forum: Hunting 10-24-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,448
Posted By StdVel
If you shoot them in the head there is little...

If you shoot them in the head there is little chance for spoilage. Their tiny bodies lose heat quickly unless it’s over 80 degrees or so.

I use a bird vest that holds them off my body. A...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-24-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,886
Posted By StdVel
I’ve used CCI STD Velocity for years. It works...

I’ve used CCI STD Velocity for years. It works fine in all of my 22s.

The last few years I’ve been using Remington Target because my preferred 22 likes it.

Always standard velocity or subsonic...
Forum: Rifle 09-12-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,735
Posted By StdVel
Second the vote for both visiting Accurate...

Second the vote for both visiting Accurate Shooter and using some sort of 7mm. Check out the articles on the various 7mm cartridges on AS.

7mm is a fantastic compromise for long range target and...
Forum: Hunting 09-12-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,911
Posted By StdVel
I use bolt action or single shot for everything...

I use bolt action or single shot for everything but squirrel. Squirrel require a semi auto for me. I find that a 2-7 scope is ideal too. If he is within the range I believe ethical, a 22 with a...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 08-30-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,028
Posted By StdVel
I also think the 6” H&R Sportsman is pretty hard...

I also think the 6” H&R Sportsman is pretty hard to beat for the money. Double action is rough but single action is all you’d use for squirrel.

I do have a 617 with 8 3/8” barrel and six shot...
Forum: Pay It Forward 06-07-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,626
Posted By StdVel
There is another thing that is hard to find these...

There is another thing that is hard to find these days... anyone who is willing to publicly apologize regardless of how big or small the slight.

Thatís how grownups handle conflict. Good luck...
Forum: Pay It Forward 06-06-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,626
Posted By StdVel
I would like to clean out my miscellaneous gun...

I would like to clean out my miscellaneous gun stuff and PIF seams more gratifying than selling it.

I would prefer to give stuff to those most in need or rather to the cause that gives me the...
Forum: Rifle 03-16-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By StdVel
I have three centerfire, an SA22 and an A5 from...

I have three centerfire, an SA22 and an A5 from the salt wood years. It was primarily the Olympian, Medalion and T-bolts that had salt wood. It has been so long by now that any saltwood gun should...
Forum: Rifle 03-15-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By StdVel
The wood on some of them is really nice. I have...

The wood on some of them is really nice. I have a 7mm Rem Mag from the same era. Former owner stripped it and put TruOil on it. Itís absolutely beautiful.

I have to agree about the standard...
Forum: Rifle 03-15-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By StdVel
Thank you for the information gunsmith. It must...

Thank you for the information gunsmith. It must have been interesting getting to see all of the old Brownings. The factory High Power was only offered in a handful of popular cartridges. It would...
Forum: CZ / Brno 02-01-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,033
Posted By StdVel
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.forbes.com/sites/...

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Forum: RFC Community Forum 01-02-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By StdVel
New member ads

I have always been comfortable buying through RFC classified ads because the average member on RFC has been a cut above the average anonymous Internet forum member.

Recently I have noticed quite a...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 12-27-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,887
Posted By StdVel
I used CCI STD Velocity for a long time. If your...

I used CCI STD Velocity for a long time. If your rifle likes them they work well. I now use Remington Elly Target because thatís what my preferred rifle likes.

I have seen a lot of tough...
Forum: Rifle 12-24-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By StdVel
171159 The forend tip looks just like that...

171159

The forend tip looks just like that of the Medalion but you can see the checkering is pretty standard point pattern like that of the Safari. The Medalion also used a whiteline spacer if...
Forum: Rifle 12-24-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By StdVel
FN Browning Highpower Rifle Experts

I have been acquiring Belgian Browningís for a little while now and recently got a good deal on a 1969 Safari grade 30-06. It is in very good shape but the stock finish is starting to show its age...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 12-21-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By StdVel
I have two sets of Conetrol rings. They are real...

I have two sets of Conetrol rings. They are real slick. That is kind of what I was going for with the bottom screw Redfield. Both the Conetrol and Redfield are good candidates for engraving. ...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 12-20-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By StdVel
Thank you for the ball end hex recommendation. ...

Thank you for the ball end hex recommendation. There is so little room between the screwhead and the mount I cannot get my Allen key flush.

Normally I would align the rings and use the lapping...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 12-19-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By StdVel
Redfield Bottom Access Screw Rings

Recently bought an old pair of Redfield rings with the bottom access screws. These were from the 60s/70s that used standard JR/SR bases. It looks like you must use an incredibly short shank right...
Forum: Hunting 11-09-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,132
Posted By StdVel
No long shots on squirrels anymore. Have lost a...

No long shots on squirrels anymore. Have lost a couple when taking them at 100 yards or more. Underbrush turns out to be much taller and thicker up close.

Standard velocity/subsonic round nose...
Forum: Hunting 10-05-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,643
Posted By StdVel
I wrap the sling around left arm and stick my...

I wrap the sling around left arm and stick my elbow out. Steadies everything for an offhand shot. If I have time I put my butt on the ground, arm through sling and elbows on knees. I find it is...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 07-12-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,190
Posted By StdVel
I like gloss on highly polished blued guns. My...

I like gloss on highly polished blued guns. My Low Wall wears a gloss Leupold while my Model 7 wears a matte Leupold. SA22 wears gloss Leupold while a couple of 10/22ís wear matte Leupolds.

I...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 05-05-2018, 02:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By StdVel
Ha! That’s fantastic. Never have seen that...

Ha! That’s fantastic. Never have seen that chart. Thank you!

I did find an old article heralding the arrival of the new VX-1 line stating an increase in light transmission from 85% to 92%. Was...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 05-05-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By StdVel
VX-1 vs VX-I Rimfire Special

I recently purchased two different Rimfire Special scopes from members on RFC. They were both listed as VX-1 in the classifieds but one turned out to be a VX-I.

I remember the transition from...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 04-28-2018, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By StdVel
Deciphering Browning SA22 scope mounting

I recently bought a 1969 Browning SA22 and decided to mount a scope to it. The iron sights are just not gonna cut it for me squirrel hunting.

Well I wanted to put something on it thats functional...
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