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Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 09-23-2020, 12:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By rc.
I'm not a high end tiny group match shooter. I'm...

I'm not a high end tiny group match shooter. I'm more of a hunter/plinker/informal target shooter. I have chewed through a lot of rimfire ammo through the years. I tend to choose mid range ammo...
Forum: Sako/Tikka 09-23-2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,272
Posted By rc.
I agree soda cans filled with water are good...

I agree soda cans filled with water are good rimfire targets that will react when hit.

I shoot tin cans too but they are a pain to pick up with much stiffer sharper edges than aluminum cans.
...
Forum: Bench Techniques and Equipment 09-22-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By rc.
I agree 20 to 50 shots is plenty to see if an...

I agree 20 to 50 shots is plenty to see if an ammo type will shoot in a gun. You need to foul the barrel 10 to 20 shots and then shoot a few groups to see how consistent that ammo is in your gun. ...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-20-2020, 03:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 849
Posted By rc.
I was thinking starter switch contacts but since...

I was thinking starter switch contacts but since you solved it with changing the starter It may have been the starter solenoid then as it's part of most starters. You Chevy guys disparaging FORD ...
Forum: Open Rimfire 09-20-2020, 12:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,583
Posted By rc.
I think a removable magazine fed reliable semi...

I think a removable magazine fed reliable semi auto or bolt gun are your best first choice. Guns with magazines that can be completely removed are safer for newbies than tube loaders that you have...
Forum: Reloading 09-19-2020, 02:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 461
Posted By rc.
I had a midway tumbler with lifetime warranty...

I had a midway tumbler with lifetime warranty till it died. They replaced with a frankford arsenal and eventually the motor wore out. I have a huge harbor freight tumbler now but it's huge and...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 09-19-2020, 01:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By rc.
I bet that's as good or better than current CCI...

I bet that's as good or better than current CCI Standard Velocity. Looks to be in great shape without evidence of moisture damage. How do the bullets look?
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 09-19-2020, 01:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By rc.
Grab that one!

They were that much when new. They are a nice looking desirable model of the 39 and I don't think you should let it go by. I bet in 10 years you'll get 1000 or more.
Forum: Anything 10/22 09-17-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By rc.
CCIs little green plastic ammo cans that used to...

CCIs little green plastic ammo cans that used to come with 22 bullets and now are sometimes used tp pack reloading components are a pretty decent can for 12 magazines stacked two high.
Forum: CZ / Brno 09-16-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By rc.
i agree magazine is the most likely cause of the...

i agree magazine is the most likely cause of the problems but it sounds like maybe the gun is short stroking due to underpowered ammo. There are some bad lots of ammo. Have you tried more than one...
Forum: Handgun 09-14-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 322
Posted By rc.
California has a lot of silly laws that say if a...

California has a lot of silly laws that say if a manufacturer makes any changes to a gun they have to add microstramping, magazine disconnect, loaded chamber indicator, smart gun technology etc so we...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 09-14-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By rc.
I would get a red dot and focus on getting good...

I would get a red dot and focus on getting good at 25 and then start shooting soda cans and such at 50 and 100. Shooting for groups with that set up will not be real rewarding at 100. For that you...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-14-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 772
Posted By rc.
When I was 12 I bought my first pistol. A CO2...

When I was 12 I bought my first pistol. A CO2 Crossman 357 with 6 inch barrel. I carried and shot that gun A LOT. It was not as powerful as my 1776 rifle and did not take as many birds, but it was...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 09-14-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,790
Posted By rc.
Some guns will throw 40 grain ammo about the same...

Some guns will throw 40 grain ammo about the same speed to about the same point of aim. But even if the two types of ammo say 1250fps yada, yada, yada, that rarely happens. One will really be...
Forum: Handgun 09-14-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 322
Posted By rc.
9mm/38 Super 1911 Barrel Swaps and Fitting

I would like to get some extra barrels for caliber conversions for some of my 1911 pistols. What ramp style does Kimber and Spring field use on their ramped 1911s?
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 09-11-2020, 04:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,357
Posted By rc.
I wouldn't worry the JM marlin rimfires pop up...

I wouldn't worry the JM marlin rimfires pop up all the time because so many were pumped out and in very good condition. I would simply watch gun broker till the one you want shows up. I'd love a...
Forum: Rifle 09-11-2020, 03:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 672
Posted By rc.
I had a 9 mm with the press checkered stock. I...

I had a 9 mm with the press checkered stock. I fired it a bit and I noticed cracks in the stock near the wrist on the inside. It was reliable with S&W magazines but I sold it and bought my first...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 09-10-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By rc.
I am suffering with this too. Been wearing a...

I am suffering with this too. Been wearing a full on respirator outside to do any work.

I have a few animals and I worry about them being exposed to constant smoke.

Sadly California has push...
Forum: Open Rimfire 09-10-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 933
Posted By rc.
My thoughts....

If she enjoys shooting I would buy the training rifle. I would not buy a single action revolver but would consider a classic 22 semi auto handgun. The nice thing about a 22 bolt action trainer is...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 09-08-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By rc.
Stingers will feed and fire in the Pre 64...

Stingers will feed and fire in the Pre 64 Winchester Bolt Actions if you can find an old 69 classic but your 10/22 will be fine if you just slow the slide down with a better spring and protect the...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 09-08-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By rc.
Buffer your action and you may want to consider a...

Buffer your action and you may want to consider a different bolt handle with heavy power spring.
Forum: Hunting 09-06-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By rc.
They may be the tree squirrel's poor cousin but...

They may be the tree squirrel's poor cousin but they are pretty closely related and a lot of their behaviors carry over. There are some tree squirrels in California but none around my parts. Mostly...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 09-06-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,453
Posted By rc.
All rimfire ammo is dirty. Anybody who says...

All rimfire ammo is dirty. Anybody who says their ammo brand X is the cleanest doesn't shoot very much.
Forum: Hunting 09-06-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By rc.
Ground squirrels will run from food such as an...

Ground squirrels will run from food such as an orchard, jump in a ditch, be across the ditch in about 3 seconds and leaving a wet trail in the dirt back to their holes. They are not afraid of water...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 09-05-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By rc.
I'd burn it up in one of my plinkers. I may not...

I'd burn it up in one of my plinkers. I may not put it in a 617 or an accurate 452 but a stock 1.5 inch grouping 10/22...:gun4:
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