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Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 11-11-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 410
Posted By zukiphile
EDIT- My memory failed me below. The ammunition...

EDIT- My memory failed me below. The ammunition I was recalling was actually "Dynapoint", and I don't recall it having a hollow point.



20 years ago Power Point had a very good reputation with...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 11-11-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 961
Posted By zukiphile
Where a transonic velocity degrades accuracy (as...

Where a transonic velocity degrades accuracy (as opposed to merely increasing wind deflection) the effect would degrade accuracy in 2 to 6moa ammunition and .4 to 1 moa ammunition.



I agree,...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 11-11-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 961
Posted By zukiphile
In a future in which we all have plasma rifles in...

In a future in which we all have plasma rifles in the 40 watt range, this myth will still live.
Forum: Tippmann Arms 11-02-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By zukiphile
I had a similar experience in a new MKII Ruger...

I had a similar experience in a new MKII Ruger decades ago. Thunderbolt choked the bore and I pushed out strands of shiny lead to clean it out. Once cleaned, it never happened again, and that...
Forum: Rifle 11-02-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 818
Posted By zukiphile
The kind of cleaning to which people are inured...

The kind of cleaning to which people are inured in service seems optimized for function rather than accuracy.



Because a centerfire rifle bullet will be jacketed with rifling impressing...
Forum: 10/22 Action 11-02-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,740
Posted By zukiphile
If you want the trigger to come in at less than 2...

If you want the trigger to come in at less than 2 pounds, probably.



The TG2000 is already a single stage trigger.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 11-02-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By zukiphile
I've never had a problem with boresnakes. It's...

I've never had a problem with boresnakes. It's the equivalent of a broom. It gets the big crud out. The anxiety that a dirty boresnake will re-introduce crud into a barrel seems misplaced. A view...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 11-01-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By zukiphile
Certainly. One idea I haven't tried is a pencil...

Certainly. One idea I haven't tried is a pencil weight barrel with a tuner. I'm afraid the rifle would be too light to settle even if it had excellent mechanical accuracy.

The CMMG/RTB system...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 11-01-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By zukiphile
Mine are built on the CMMG dedicated barrel...

Mine are built on the CMMG dedicated barrel pattern and are free floated with thread protectors only. I'm not a benchrest level shooter, I don't have any optics that cost more than $100, and I don't...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 10-31-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5,085
Views: 262,823
Posted By zukiphile
A mixed result is just one of my anxieties. My...

A mixed result is just one of my anxieties. My doc gave me very low restrictions on what I could lift and the odds (5%) of post operative retinal detachment when it is performed at my age. Even at...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-30-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,340
Posted By zukiphile
My thought on a broader issue. I have a hard...

My thought on a broader issue.

I have a hard time understanding a need to imply the inferiority of other 22lr shooters, or the inferiority of their standards. That observation isn't directed to...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 10-27-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,340
Posted By zukiphile
That's an interesting challenge. Some can't...

That's an interesting challenge. Some can't answer it because their fishing schedules don't permit. Others complain that you are a fool.

Given the range of acceptable responses, note that I left...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 10-26-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5,085
Views: 262,823
Posted By zukiphile
*** 25 Yd SCOPED ENTRY**** 10.25.19 SCORE:...

*** 25 Yd SCOPED ENTRY**** 10.25.19
SCORE: 466-7x
NAME: zukiphile, 54
LOCATION: Ohio
GUN: Lothar Walther
SIGHTS: Monstrum 2x
AMMO: Federal Target
INDIV TGTS SCORES: 89-0X, 92-1X, 94-1X, 95-2X,...
Forum: Open Rimfire 10-22-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,554
Posted By zukiphile
The author of the 8th post in the following...

The author of the 8th post in the following thread used a 10/22 and tested 60gr, 40gr and 38gr.

http://forum.accurateshooter.com/threads/1-in-9-twist-22lr-barrel-for-ruger-10-22.3749124/
Forum: Mark II 10-19-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By zukiphile
My first pistol was a blued MKII with the 6 and...

My first pistol was a blued MKII with the 6 and 7/8 inch tapered barrel. It was reliable and accurate. I sold it after only a couple of years.

It saw several hundred rounds every weekend, after...
Forum: 10/22 Action 10-19-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By zukiphile
I don't know if it is the best way, but I used a...

I don't know if it is the best way, but I used a Dremel to remove the two humps on the rod that keep the handle captive.
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 10-18-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5,085
Views: 262,823
Posted By zukiphile
I'd be interested in the experience and the...

I'd be interested in the experience and the result, if you don't mind letting us know.
Forum: Open Rimfire 10-13-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By zukiphile
1. Whether one stinks shooting offhand. 2. ...

1. Whether one stinks shooting offhand.
2. Whether you need to keep looking for different ammunition or do something else to your rifle.
3. For a pistol with iron sights, quite a lot.


...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 10-08-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5,085
Views: 262,823
Posted By zukiphile
That's life in the city. I didn't include...

That's life in the city.

I didn't include that to complain, but to illustrate that though it isn't the most convenient form of shooting for me, it's more challenging and therefore more interesting...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 10-08-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5,085
Views: 262,823
Posted By zukiphile
I joined here 17 years ago but this subforum...

I joined here 17 years ago but this subforum wasn't on my radar until just a short time ago. When I had CZs, I popped in to look at the CZ subforum. When I started with ARs, I looked at that...
Forum: 22/45 Mark II and III 10-04-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By zukiphile
Replaceable grip panels? What are the color,...

Replaceable grip panels?

What are the color, length and condition of the upper?
I believe each of the answers will matter.
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 10-04-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By zukiphile
I don't disagree with any of that. I'm a big fan...

I don't disagree with any of that. I'm a big fan of the value that specific GM barrel.

I've strayed from 10/22 in part because of the process you describe in the text I bolded. A large part of...
Forum: Open Rimfire 09-30-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By zukiphile
Before I had the VFG specific jag, I just used...

Before I had the VFG specific jag, I just used the threaded male end of a hoppes cleaning rod.
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 09-28-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By zukiphile
That kind of stock calls for AR height rings. ...

That kind of stock calls for AR height rings. I've used these for people with small faces.

https://www.opticsplanet.com/vism-1in-hunter-riflescope-rings.html?_iv_code=K2-RR-1IHR-VR1H13

I...
Forum: AR-15 22LR Uppers & Conversions 09-25-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By zukiphile
I've never had the problem of a lodged casing,...

I've never had the problem of a lodged casing, but I still think that's pretty neat.
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