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Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-02-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,826
Posted By slamfire1
Always expect a dropped shot with the cheaper...

Always expect a dropped shot with the cheaper match ammunition.

https://i.imgur.com/mtIWqTZ.jpg

I have shot a bunch of very good groups with mid priced match ammunition, but always, you will...
Forum: Production Knives 10-02-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By slamfire1
I purchased a number of the bullet knives when...

I purchased a number of the bullet knives when they were first issued. I did not get the first reissue. None of my bullet knives are worth more than what I paid for them, and I have not factored...
Forum: Production Knives 10-02-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,665
Posted By slamfire1
The Canadian belt knife and the boat knife, (not...

The Canadian belt knife and the boat knife, (not pictured) are great designs. So is the skinning knife.


https://i.imgur.com/6UH3psA.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Tiu4Kqw.jpg

I gave a big #4...
Forum: Production Knives 10-02-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,522
Posted By slamfire1
This is the knife displayed at the Alamo with a...

This is the knife displayed at the Alamo with a Jim Bowie attribution.

https://i.imgur.com/56dkevy.jpg

This site has a bit more on it:

The Bowie Knife…Fact, Myth, Legend...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-01-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,975
Posted By slamfire1
The ten ring at 50 yards is slightly under four...

The ten ring at 50 yards is slightly under four inches. The 25 yard target uses the same rings just a smaller black. I have shot one inch to 1.5 inch ten shot groups at 50 yards with CCI SV in a...
Forum: High Standard 10-01-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By slamfire1
Try JB bore paste. At some point in the future...

Try JB bore paste. At some point in the future solvents will not be able to dissolve the impacted crud in the throat of your barrel. That is when you need to JB bore paste the thing.
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 09-29-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,386
Posted By slamfire1
I don't know any shooters who use HV ammunition...

I don't know any shooters who use HV ammunition in their M41's, infact the Gray beards recommend against HV ammunition.

I have been using CCI SV and it shoots within my hold. At the last match,...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 09-29-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,437
Posted By slamfire1
I created this because Bullseye shooters already...

I created this because Bullseye shooters already know the course of fire and pretty much expect that everyone else does too.

https://i.imgur.com/DiglvlS.jpg

This is a 900 point match, in a...
Forum: Martini 09-23-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By slamfire1
Glenn: Thank you for the reply. Now that I know...

Glenn: Thank you for the reply. Now that I know you are making your own, I will dig through my Wolff spring sets and see if there is one that is the correct diameter. If that does not work, I will...
Forum: Martini 09-23-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By slamfire1
Where did you find a lighter trigger adjustment...

Where did you find a lighter trigger adjustment spring? I have a MKII and I have adjusted the trigger to its lightest amount, and that is about 1.5 lbs. I would prefer something below a lb, eight...
Forum: Mark II 09-14-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By slamfire1
Doggone firing pin!

I recently shot my Ruger MkII at a reduced course Bullseye match when I noticed some of the shots were low recoil, almost squib loads. The ammunition was good SK ammunition so I immediately assumed I...
Forum: Martini 09-09-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,428
Posted By slamfire1
I understand your feelings, but I am going to...

I understand your feelings, but I am going to say, if you want to dry fire, do it with a rifle you can buy parts for. I recently replaced a firing pin on my 1976 Anschutz, I can still purchase...
Forum: 17 WSM 07-04-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,926
Posted By slamfire1
Then its not the gunpowder, unless the stuff has...

Then its not the gunpowder, unless the stuff has been stored in a hot environment. Still, the warning about old gunpowder and old ammunition is still worth put out there in the community.
Forum: 17 WSM 07-04-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,926
Posted By slamfire1
If this ammunition is over a decade old, then age...

If this ammunition is over a decade old, then age and deterioration is the most likely cause of your brass splits.

Gunpowder deteriorates and as it deteriorates it releases NOx, one constituent...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 06-27-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,838
Posted By slamfire1
I am a small bore prone shooter who is just...

I am a small bore prone shooter who is just taking up Bullseye Pistol. It is my opinion that anything that will shoot moderately well in Smallbore Prone competition is just wonderful in Bullseye....
Forum: Anschutz 05-15-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,687
Posted By slamfire1
I am less concerned about barrels than...

I am less concerned about barrels than ammunition. I have had one Anschutz tested by Lapua and Eley and of course examined the results. I have examined data from shooting buds who had their rifles...
Forum: Anschutz 05-15-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By slamfire1
I was told by an owner of one, that there are...

I was told by an owner of one, that there are less than fifty of these actions in the United States. I got to play with one, the loading port is 30mm further back than the 54 action, but the loading...
Forum: Mark II 04-18-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,167
Posted By slamfire1
I used the file on my Leatherman tool. I talked...

I used the file on my Leatherman tool. I talked to Ruger Customer Service and they claimed the firing pins were the same between Blued and Stainless models.

I shot my Ruger MKII Stainless this...
Forum: Mark II 04-13-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,167
Posted By slamfire1
I want to thank Ron of Va for the pictures and...

I want to thank Ron of Va for the pictures and the procedures it takes to replace a Ruger MKII mainspring. Because of the complexity, I am asking Ruger to replace mine, on a MKII I sent them this...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 03-13-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,979
Posted By slamfire1
This is a very timely video: Why My Personal...

This is a very timely video:

Why My Personal Beretta M9s and 92s Work But Your Military Issued One Didn't https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-mtgYhNl58


In this guy's experience, the most common...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 03-13-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,979
Posted By slamfire1
Wolff says the factory spring is 7.5 lbs and I...

Wolff says the factory spring is 7.5 lbs and I have not researched the weight further. Standard velocity RWS Target match functioned with the 7.5 lb spring. Wolff does offer an 8.0 pound spring, I...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 03-09-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,979
Posted By slamfire1
Replace that Recoil Spring!!!

I recently purchased a vintage M46, hardly ever used, based on the papers in the box it dates drom 1967 or 1968. I had the thing drilled and tapped and took it to one 2700 Bullseye match and it shot...
Forum: Rifle 02-11-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,859
Posted By slamfire1
Times are always tough, life is always hard....

Times are always tough, life is always hard. These are excuses. Product liability was not the animal then, that it is today. Back then, if a defective product hurt you, well, that was your tough...
Forum: Model 41 Pistol 02-11-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By slamfire1
Why not shoot it? Did you buy it because you...

Why not shoot it? Did you buy it because you want to shoot it, or do you think if you sit on it for a couple of decades, that it will turn to Gold?

My M46, is pictured in this...
Forum: Open Rimfire 02-02-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 955
Posted By slamfire1
I believe this is the reason. Less residue is...

I believe this is the reason. Less residue is going to require higher pressures and temperatures. Clean burning is not necessarily a good thing if it heats up your gun and requires higher pressures...
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