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Forum: RFC Community Forum 11-25-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 926
Posted By rockdrill
I find that particular bit of misinformation...

I find that particular bit of misinformation irksome and am surprised to see it has spread across the pond, by way of comparison, in a similar vein, doesn't any of the anti-gun nonsense/propaganda...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 11-25-2019, 03:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 926
Posted By rockdrill
Rubbish! I do not know where this nonsense...

Rubbish!

I do not know where this nonsense originated but it is not correct.

During the time when pasties would have been one of the foods taken underground by miners, food was the single most...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 11-21-2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 868
Posted By rockdrill
Correct 'pere' is the French word for father. ...

Correct 'pere' is the French word for father.

However it is 'au pair' as in a nanny / baby sitter, derived from the French for 'on par' or equal to.

Said to mean that the au pair lives on an...
Forum: Air Rifles 10-14-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By rockdrill
Not according to the spare parts listings on T.W....

Not according to the spare parts listings on T.W. Chambers website, where they are shown to be screws:

https://www.gunspares.co.uk/products/24389/45T01/#parts

Part B1158
Forum: Air Rifles 10-14-2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,500
Posted By rockdrill
To be honest I don't consider the sear engagement...

To be honest I don't consider the sear engagement screw to be 'forbidden', just take time to understand how the trigger works before attempting to adjust it.

Essentially this torx screw controls...
Forum: Air Rifles 10-14-2019, 02:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By rockdrill
Unfortunately, off the top of my head I don't...

Unfortunately, off the top of my head I don't know exactly what the screw specifications are, but they will be metric screws.

Looking at pictures of Diana rifles, best guess would be either M3 or...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 10-02-2019, 01:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 983
Posted By rockdrill
Looks like stupidity isn't just restricted to the...

Looks like stupidity isn't just restricted to the 'tourons'.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-24-2019, 02:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,970
Posted By rockdrill
Precisely. :t Seriously? :eek: ...

Precisely. :t



Seriously? :eek:

All driving is about judgement, if you can't handle that don't get behind the wheel.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-12-2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,031
Posted By rockdrill
I see your Taurus and I will raise you a Ruger...

I see your Taurus and I will raise you a Ruger Super Redhawk .44Mag, Taurus .357Mag, Browning Buckmark and an Alfa/Westlake .357 Nitro muzzle loader:
...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-12-2019, 02:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,031
Posted By rockdrill
Unfortunately not any more, Mark Bradley died on...

Unfortunately not any more, Mark Bradley died on the 18th August 2019.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-06-2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 668
Posted By rockdrill
Sophia, I have to say it isn't just...

Sophia,

I have to say it isn't just restricted to the US, there are gun owners all over the world who don't do the greater cause any good.

I don't think some of it is down to wilful acts,...
Forum: Air Rifles 09-05-2019, 01:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 335
Posted By rockdrill
https://www.omps2.it/media/wysiwyg/schemi/mod-34-t...

https://www.omps2.it/media/wysiwyg/schemi/mod-34-t05.jpg

I am guessing you are meaning the raised dovetail rail component (part no. 21 in the above schematic) that attaches to the top of the...
Forum: Air Rifles 09-04-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By rockdrill
From memory when I had a Diana Mod 75 it was...

From memory when I had a Diana Mod 75 it was between 550 & 600 fps.

As mentioned above the Giss systems are more challenging to service.

The 75 is said to be particularly so as it requires the...
Forum: Air Rifles 09-04-2019, 02:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By rockdrill
Part 3 – On The Range (again) Since the...

Part 3 – On The Range (again)


Since the last time I was able to get onto the range with the LGU, I acquired a set of Sportsmatch 30mm mounts so I could fit my Edgar Brothers 20x42 scope. So with...
Forum: Air Rifles 09-04-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 242
Posted By rockdrill
Walther LGU Air Rifle

Before I start the review I would like to state that the rifle under review is my own rifle that I bought recently out of curiosity to see what it is like. I am not involved in any way with the...
Forum: Air Rifles 09-04-2019, 02:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By rockdrill
I have had the rifle apart to give it a good...

I have had the rifle apart to give it a good clean, re-lube and tune.

It wasn't bad straight out of the box, but I just wanted to see how good it could be.

As we have a power limit for air...
Forum: Air Rifles 09-04-2019, 02:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By rockdrill
Hardly surprising, how many 'badge engineered'...

Hardly surprising, how many 'badge engineered' items do you find with the actual manufacturers name on them or information about who made it for the brand?

I am complimenting this rifle because I...
Forum: Air Rifles 09-03-2019, 03:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By rockdrill
Remington Express Air Rifle

I am a believer in you get what you pay for with many things in the airgun world and by and large I am not a big fan of the cheap airguns.

Having said that every so often you find the hidden gem,...
Forum: Air Rifles 08-28-2019, 02:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,907
Posted By rockdrill
First off a 3000psi tank is 206 Bar, this would...

First off a 3000psi tank is 206 Bar, this would be considered a lower pressure tank and as such it will give less fills of a rifle.

I use 232 and 300 Bar tanks to fill my rifles.

The other...
Forum: Black Powder 08-14-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,084
Posted By rockdrill
Hi Frank, The moniker is as a result of me...

Hi Frank,

The moniker is as a result of me being a mining geologist, and having used such tools in the past.

Unfortunately the MARS action and the lever release actions have now been banned by...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-09-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,574
Posted By rockdrill
Ahhh, the often overlooked RTFM...

Ahhh, the often overlooked RTFM protocol.....................................


:D
Forum: RFC Community Forum 08-09-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 10,372
Posted By rockdrill
This is Rosie with our Jack Russel pup Ruger. On...

This is Rosie with our Jack Russel pup Ruger. On the right is the whole family Maroela, Pip Ruger and Rosie. Hard to believe these pictures were taken early 2012.
Forum: Air Rifles 08-07-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By rockdrill
Regarding the barrel 'droop' check that the...

Regarding the barrel 'droop' check that the breech seal isn't a shade too thick and not letting the barrel lock up properly in alignment
Forum: 10/22 Action 08-07-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,021
Posted By rockdrill
I think during your posting you got your...

I think during your posting you got your terminology mixed up where you meant to say extractor, i.e the component that assists in removing the case from the chamber as opposed to the ejector which...
Forum: 10/22 Action 08-06-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,021
Posted By rockdrill
Just one other thought, don't Kidd use a tighter...

Just one other thought, don't Kidd use a tighter 'match' chamber on their barrels?

The tighter chambers don't always allow ready extraction of an unfired round as the bullet is engaging the...
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