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Forum: Photography Tips 09-17-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,980
Posted By mje
Nikon doesnít make MFT lenses, so far as I know....

Nikon doesnít make MFT lenses, so far as I know. All Olympus and Panasonic MFT camera bodies and lenses are functionally interchangeable. The only exception is for the older Panasonic MFT lenses with...
Forum: Air Pistols 07-16-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,358
Posted By mje
The 747 (still around) adds an adjustable trigger...

The 747 (still around) adds an adjustable trigger and a Lothar Walther barrel. The 777 had a really nice metal sight and anatomical grips:

https://airgunner.org/?p=845
Forum: Air Pistols 07-16-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,358
Posted By mje
The 717 was, and is, a fantastic target pistol....

The 717 was, and is, a fantastic target pistol. Don Nygord won the California state air pistol championship with a 717 which he modified by adding a trigger adjustment screw and a better sight.
Forum: Air Pistols 07-16-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,358
Posted By mje
https://www.airgundepot.com/the-famous-rather-the-...

https://www.airgundepot.com/the-famous-rather-the-infamous-crosman-trigger-article.html
Forum: Air Pistols 06-23-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,358
Posted By mje
What you want is an old Crosman Mark-I or Mark-II...

What you want is an old Crosman Mark-I or Mark-II air pistol. Looks like a Ruger, excellent accuracy. Several airgunsmiths customize them. They havenít been made in a long time but there are many...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 05-30-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 17,245
Posted By mje
The mythical assailant high on meth or PCP. Has...

The mythical assailant high on meth or PCP. Has anyone here ever read an actual report of such a case?

I completely agree with the original poster. My gun is there for dire emergencies only, and...
Forum: Anschutz 05-17-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,475
Posted By mje
Rather, there are several factors at work here,...

Rather, there are several factors at work here, including recoil energy, vibration, distance, and other.
Forum: Anschutz 05-16-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,475
Posted By mje
Recoil causes the muzzle to rise so long as the...

Recoil causes the muzzle to rise so long as the barrel axis is above the grip. If you look at any revolver youíll see that the sight line is quite a bit higher than the barrel axis.

Recoil begins...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 03-14-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,228
Posted By mje
I had a similar thought, but thereís a catch: You...

I had a similar thought, but thereís a catch: You cannot turn a rifle into a pistol. ATF views that as manufacturing a short barreled rifle. Once the manufacturer builds a receiver into a rifle,...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 03-13-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,228
Posted By mje
Actually, it turns out that you can- so long as...

Actually, it turns out that you can- so long as you did not manufacture the firearm with the intention of selling it. Yes, that strikes me as kind of open to interpretation, too. ATF is not looking...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 03-12-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,228
Posted By mje
Thatís what I received. I assume the missing word...

Thatís what I received. I assume the missing word is ďindividual.Ē
Forum: RFC Community Forum 03-12-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,228
Posted By mje
A useful ATF clarification

A while back I sent the ATF an inquiry regarding the shipping of rifle receivers by a non-FFL. Today I received this reply:

... Thank you for your inquiry to the Firearms Industry Programs Branch...
Forum: Open Rimfire 02-28-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,414
Posted By mje
To prevent condensation you just have to make...

To prevent condensation you just have to make sure that the temperature inside the safe or cabinet is higher that the ambient air temperature. That can be as simple as having a small incandescent...
Forum: Stocks: Making, Repairing, Refinishing, Modifying, and Bedding 02-28-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,744
Posted By mje
I use a mix of rasps and scrapers and a Dremel. I...

I use a mix of rasps and scrapers and a Dremel. I have a set of Brownell scrapers designed for barrel channels that are great for final fitting. Iíve got Microplane rasps, old Nicholson #48 and #50...
Forum: Open Rimfire 02-21-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,029
Posted By mje
Rifle I shoot off a rest or a bipod. Pistol I...

Rifle I shoot off a rest or a bipod. Pistol I always shoot offhand.
Forum: Air Rifles 01-12-2019, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,707
Posted By mje
My Beeman R7/HW30, purchased in 1980, came with a...

My Beeman R7/HW30, purchased in 1980, came with a test target like that. It’s been rebuilt twice, the last time with a Vortek kit, and still shoots teeny groups.

R10s and Meisterkugelns are great...
Forum: Air Rifles 01-04-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,050
Posted By mje
Yes, my advice only applies to the advice Beeman...

Yes, my advice only applies to the advice Beeman promulgated for the new guns they sold.

I have a bottle of original ARH Silicone Oil, courtesy of a friend who bought it from Robert Law back when...
Forum: Air Pistols 12-30-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,358
Posted By mje
The Bandit is very intriguing. Iím very curious...

The Bandit is very intriguing. Iím very curious to hear what you think of it- especially the trigger.
Forum: Air Pistols 12-29-2018, 04:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,358
Posted By mje
I’ve owned a few Crosman 2300 and 2400 pistols....

I’ve owned a few Crosman 2300 and 2400 pistols. While they’re a super bargain, the stock triggers are absolute *&[email protected]#. This can be fixed by adding an aftermarket trigger bar, but it’ll never be a...
Forum: Air Pistols 12-29-2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By mje
The Webley Hurricane and Tempest are real...

The Webley Hurricane and Tempest are real classics. Maybe not exactly match guns, but fun to shoot and pretty accurate. I had a Tempest for well over 20 years and sold it during a period of...
Forum: Air Pistols 12-28-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By mje
Iíve owned two, and they are the most difficult...

Iíve owned two, and they are the most difficult to shoot air pistol Iíve ever owned. The high power spring power plant rerequires a loose grip, but proper pistol marksmanship requires a tight grip....
Forum: Air Rifles 12-19-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,547
Posted By mje
Theyíre fantastic guns- essentially a customized,...

Theyíre fantastic guns- essentially a customized, tuned, HW77. I have a Jim Maccari-tuned TX200 I shot field target with in 1998 and a newer Pro Sport.
Forum: Air Rifles 12-19-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,985
Posted By mje
Pretty good, and the gun isnít even past the...

Pretty good, and the gun isnít even past the break in period.
Forum: Air Pistols 12-06-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By mje
Or ATF, which is what Iíve used on several pump...

Or ATF, which is what Iíve used on several pump guns like the Daisy 717/747/777.
Forum: Photography Tips 11-28-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,980
Posted By mje
I sold my Nikon DSLRs a few years ago and...

I sold my Nikon DSLRs a few years ago and switched to the Micro Four Thirds system. I have three Panasonic Lumix models, all purchased used from KEH.

I have a friend, a retired news photographer...
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