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Forum: Remington 06-06-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By Shotgun12
I really wish I did have a lathe, and a mill, so...

I really wish I did have a lathe, and a mill, so I won’t be doing any of this fancy smithn’, as much as I would love to .... so I’ll just go ahead and sell this 581 and buy something different, and...
Forum: Single Six 06-01-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,081
Posted By Shotgun12
I was in Cabelas recently and got the same...

I was in Cabelas recently and got the same suicide story. I was looking at a Cap & Ball revolver and they wouldnít even unlock that .... Ha!
Couldnít stop laughing as I turned and walked out.
Forum: Remington 05-17-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By Shotgun12
Iíve seen where quite a few guys are swapping out...

Iíve seen where quite a few guys are swapping out barrels on their 581ís, and was curious as to what kind of options were out there for this type of mod?
Would they be barrels from other rifles, or...
Forum: CZ / Brno 05-10-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,106
Posted By Shotgun12
I've had finicky .22 mags before and it seems to...

I've had finicky .22 mags before and it seems to always be the spring. Some .22's don't like strong mag springs. Most of the 5rd mags will work fine, but try a 10rd mag (which needs/has a stronger...
Forum: Remington 01-07-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,095
Posted By Shotgun12
Ha .... excellent point sir. :D But then...

Ha .... excellent point sir. :D

But then there's the ones that are banged up from being thrown on the ground because they don't shoot worth crap. :confused:
Forum: Remington 01-07-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,095
Posted By Shotgun12
Actually the groups ranged from just under an...

Actually the groups ranged from just under an inch to 1.5", with 1.5" being the worst, which varied somewhat with the ammo used. The ammo that has done the best up to now is Wolf Target.
As I...
Forum: Remington 01-06-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,095
Posted By Shotgun12
Great. That is what I was wanting to hear. As...

Great. That is what I was wanting to hear.
As for ammo .... it would be a stretch to think that by swapping ammo it could take me from 1.5" at 25yds to .5" or better at 50.
This would however be...
Forum: Remington 01-06-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,095
Posted By Shotgun12
Actually this would involve very little money,...

Actually this would involve very little money, and since building and modifying weapons is one of my hobbies .... I do this kind of thing for my own enjoyment.
Fun fun fun! :D
Most of my...
Forum: Remington 01-06-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,095
Posted By Shotgun12
I checked the action & barrel fit in the rifle's...

I checked the action & barrel fit in the rifle's stock, and found the receiver to be a bit cocked to one side when screwed down, and the barrel has a pretty good tweak to the side due to the...
Forum: Remington 01-06-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,095
Posted By Shotgun12
Thanks for the tips.

Thanks for the tips.
Forum: Remington 01-05-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,095
Posted By Shotgun12
Good ideas. After you figured out where your...

Good ideas.
After you figured out where your rifles 'liked' their barrels supported, did you do something more permanent like epoxy bedding, or just leave it?
Also, are there certain areas under...
Forum: Remington 01-05-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,095
Posted By Shotgun12
Needing Info on 581's

Hi all,
I purchased my 581-S NIB close to 20 years ago, and I haven't fired it much.
Several years back I sent it off to B. V. for trigger work. The improvements made a world of difference in the...
Forum: Remington 05-17-2006, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By Shotgun12
I said the same thing for about two years. Do...

I said the same thing for about two years. Do yourself a favor - send him an email, and "git 'er done" .... you won't regret it.
Forum: Remington 04-13-2006, 06:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,336
Posted By Shotgun12
Looks pretty darn good from where I'm sittin'. :t...

Looks pretty darn good from where I'm sittin'. :t
Are you planning to install a sling ?
Forum: Remington 04-10-2006, 07:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,336
Posted By Shotgun12
stickboy101, I was just curious as to why you...

stickboy101,
I was just curious as to why you were 'painting' your stock (is it wood?) .... what color, and "type" of paint, do you plan the use?
Forum: Remington 03-20-2006, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 729
Posted By Shotgun12
581 - Second Action Screw

I have a 581s, and after having Mr. Voelker mod. the trigger, I'm considering adding a second "action screw". Was wondering if anyone has considered, or ever tried welding an extension, or "tail", to...
Forum: Remington 03-14-2006, 10:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By Shotgun12
OKC - 18th & 25th, T-Town ("The BIG One") on the...

OKC - 18th & 25th, T-Town ("The BIG One") on the 1st :)
Forum: .17HMR 01-28-2006, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 838
Posted By Shotgun12
.17HMR Auto Rifles

I'm trying to find out what different companies offer semi-auto rifles chambered for the .17 HMR.
Any info (or links) would be appreciated
Forum: Remington 01-26-2006, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By Shotgun12
Just curious .... has anyone ever tried changing...

Just curious .... has anyone ever tried changing the trigger pin location - to alter the geometry of the relationship between the sear & trigger, to maybe increase the leverage of the trigger?
I may...
Forum: Remington 01-26-2006, 12:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By Shotgun12
581s Trigger - Need Help

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Hi all,
I'm needing to make some sort of modification, to lighten my trigger pull. Not sure if I'd want (or need) to add a sear adjustment screw at the rear of the housing .... it has very...
Forum: Remington 01-19-2006, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By Shotgun12
Wondered if I could ask you to elaborate a bit,...

Wondered if I could ask you to elaborate a bit, on what you meant, and what is involved in the procedure, you mentioned in the above quote. In particular .... "where you have a tight bore for a...
Forum: Remington 01-06-2006, 11:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,025
Posted By Shotgun12
Just thought I'd mention .... whenever you...

Just thought I'd mention .... whenever you contact Brownells, Numrich, etc, concerning a complicated technical question, you'll get a lot farther, if you 'call them', and ask to speak with one of...
Forum: Remington 10-31-2005, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By Shotgun12
Question on Remington 581-S

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Greetings,
This'll be the first .... of what may be many questions I'll probably have, concerning my Remington 581-S. I picked the rifle up (new), several years back, and hadn't even...
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