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Forum: RFC Community Forum Today, 09:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 606
Posted By gcrank1
I'll be donning my western hat and bandana...

I'll be donning my western hat and bandana appropriately tied when I go into town after today. It wont be often, we are pretty well set. I think the Jesse James method will work more than fair and...
Forum: RFC Community Forum Today, 09:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 411
Posted By gcrank1
Wooden boats! Ohhh yeahhhh 1958 Cruiser Inc....

Wooden boats! Ohhh yeahhhh
1958 Cruiser Inc. 14' lapstrake mahogany runabout with Johnson 35hp
1962 Thompson 21' lapstrake mahogany runabout with Johnson 65hp
Lovely when nice
Miserable for...
Forum: Savage/Stevens Today, 04:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 870
Posted By gcrank1
Fwiw, we had a 1915 Favorite into the shop that...

Fwiw, we had a 1915 Favorite into the shop that had been converted to CF; It had been 'tight breeched', barrel to locked up breech block (with new oversize drill rod pins, unhardened but harder than...
Forum: Savage/Stevens Yesterday, 08:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 870
Posted By gcrank1
It is a swinging block because it swings,...

It is a swinging block because it swings, describing an arc rear of the pivot pin. In fact, because it is a 'pivot' that solves it.
A falling block move up/down in pretty much a vertical, still...
Forum: Savage/Stevens Yesterday, 02:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 870
Posted By gcrank1
Thanx :bthumb: Great pics too

Thanx :bthumb:
Great pics too
Forum: Savage/Stevens Yesterday, 11:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 870
Posted By gcrank1
The Favorites and the Stevens 44 are not 'falling...

The Favorites and the Stevens 44 are not 'falling blocks' with mortises to support the back thrust of the case head. The are swinging blocks that just roll backwards after the 'lock-up', such as it...
Forum: CZ / Brno 03-31-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 13,259
Posted By gcrank1
Now that I have the C4 Im using it/letting a wet...

Now that I have the C4 Im using it/letting a wet patch soak the chamber a bit after every session, if even only a few shots out back. Figure it will do its work without me working at it iffn I just...
Forum: Winchester 52 03-31-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,352
Posted By gcrank1
That rifle around here would be $800ish, even...

That rifle around here would be $800ish, even more asking.
I wouldnt have qualms about offering 6 and negotiating (if I must) to somewhere in the middle; IF I really wanted one.
Say another $100 in...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 03-31-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 870
Posted By gcrank1
I was interested in the same, but what I really...

I was interested in the same, but what I really wanted was a light, trim, well balanced rifle as in the classic British 'rook and rabbit' rifles. The H&R is clubby, a full sized rifle and shotgun...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 03-30-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 870
Posted By gcrank1
Btdt! The 32 RF was a smaller dia. case than...

Btdt!
The 32 RF was a smaller dia. case than the S&W 32 CF Short and Long using a heeled bullet the same dia as the case, just like our beloved 22RF's.
Once CF came onto the scene it appears Colt's...
Forum: Winchester 52 03-30-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,352
Posted By gcrank1
EGW has cantilevered mounts in several moa...

EGW has cantilevered mounts in several moa configurations to mount up Weaver/Pic rings to. The rail bolts into the same holes for the existing rear target base.
An old Weaver or Lyman 'modern' type...
Forum: Winchester 52 03-30-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,352
Posted By gcrank1
Welcome to the Grand Obsession! Id measure the...

Welcome to the Grand Obsession!
Id measure the barrel length to be sure it hasnt been bobbed and re-crowned at some point and also mic the barrel dia at breech and muzzle. The target barrel is very...
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 03-29-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By gcrank1
And, Iirc, 1953 was the last year of the Mdl 39's...

And, Iirc, 1953 was the last year of the Mdl 39's having cut rifling, after that I think it switched to MicroGroove.
Classy rifles.
Forum: Mark II 03-29-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By gcrank1
Typically in the winter heating season I open up...

Typically in the winter heating season I open up the foam and 'fleece' lined cases to let them dry out well. Then I spray the innards with silicon spray, close 'em up to keep the dust out and back to...
Forum: .22WMR Ammunition 03-28-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,083
Posted By gcrank1
If all loads used the same powder pulling the...

If all loads used the same powder pulling the bullets and weighing the powder might be telling. But since we do not know what powder is used, its burn rate, pressure curve, etc. it would be a wasted...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 03-28-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 517
Posted By gcrank1
Ive never heard anyone in 'firearms circles' here...

Ive never heard anyone in 'firearms circles' here in the USA; ie, American English, use the first one. Have heard a few say 'car-bine'.
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 03-28-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By gcrank1
As they say,'disassemble and inspect'; short of...

As they say,'disassemble and inspect'; short of that it is all spittin into the wind.
All it may need is a good cleaning; ie, getting old lube turned to hard varnish out of the works.
Fwiw, a file...
Forum: Anything 10/22 03-27-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By gcrank1
You can lightly peen that down and dress the...

You can lightly peen that down and dress the edge/fair it in with a bit of fine sandpaper on the right size/curved of a dowel, etc. A little blacking to match and its over.
No functional issue, its...
Forum: Ruger - Other 03-27-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By gcrank1
Hmmm......I just happen to have a spare set of...

Hmmm......I just happen to have a spare set of birdshead grips in the black/grey lam. Now all I need is a Wrangler and a BH frame to go under 'em......
Would be a nice partner for my 45acp BH New...
Forum: Mark II 03-27-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By gcrank1
Sweat from your hands is creeping under the...

Sweat from your hands is creeping under the grips.
Stop sweating (lol), wear thin gloves (helps slow it), pull the grips off after use and clean/wipe down the frame (always works), and/or, with the...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 03-27-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By gcrank1
One thing at a time dictated by what the symptoms...

One thing at a time dictated by what the symptoms are.
It extracts fine w/o the mag; this means the extraction is fine until 'something' blocks it.
As said, with the mag in, no extraction; sure...
Forum: Winchester 52 03-27-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 782
Posted By gcrank1
Which moa rail to choose will depend upon how far...

Which moa rail to choose will depend upon how far out you may want to shoot and where the reticle is sitting in the tube for your up close distance.
For instance, the rifle Ive just been working...
Forum: Anything 10/22 03-26-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 355
Posted By gcrank1
Yep, I want one......

Yep, I want one......
Forum: 10/22 Barrels - Factory & Aftermarket 03-26-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,249
Posted By gcrank1
I submit that beating stuff together, or apart,...

I submit that beating stuff together, or apart, is not gunsmithing. Maybe garage work.
There are several levels of assembly fit by material, diameter differentials, etc. If you are interested I...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 03-26-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By gcrank1
Oh, so they are a pre-assembled kit! Lots of that...

Oh, so they are a pre-assembled kit! Lots of that with lots of stuff these days....
Sounds like you got 'er done, now to get to the shootin part.
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