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Forum: Offhand Rifle Match Yesterday, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By zukiphile
I've never had a Jewel, but I have my Geisseles...

I've never had a Jewel, but I have my Geisseles and Larue set up that way. I just need enough weight in the second stage to be able to perceive it; that lets me time the break from a supported...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match Yesterday, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By zukiphile
I didn't intend this thread to be about my...

I didn't intend this thread to be about my specific trigger choices, but more generally about what works for people and what doesn't.

I'm pleased with the first Hiperfire EDT I purchased, but the...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-25-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,146
Posted By zukiphile
Indeed. I would describe that as...

Indeed.



I would describe that as consistency of charge and dimension.



Emphasis added.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-25-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,146
Posted By zukiphile
Jaia, you are using the term quality a lot. Do...

Jaia, you are using the term quality a lot. Do you mean cartridge to cartridge consistency?



Which qualities specifically?



That seems too easy to disprove.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-25-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,146
Posted By zukiphile
How did they react when you reminded them that...

How did they react when you reminded them that different ammunition will list in different descending orders depending on the rifle?

Only you were there, so you know what they said. It seems...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 07-21-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6,228
Views: 374,429
Posted By zukiphile
But you made it out and shot 75 more rounds than...

But you made it out and shot 75 more rounds than I did on Sunday. That's a victory*.

Best of luck on your recovery.

_____________________
* I won't insult you by suggesting you take solace in...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-19-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,146
Posted By zukiphile
Meh. It seems like shooting and cars; there are...

Meh. It seems like shooting and cars; there are so many expressions of the activity that it can be hard to tell what draws an individual.

I knew a fellow in L-Skule who liked making flies for fly...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-19-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,146
Posted By zukiphile
Serious question since I've never tried fishing. ...

Serious question since I've never tried fishing.

For a week the two of you sat in a boat fishing? Is he a great conversationalist, or is it an opportunity to sit in silence that is the draw?
...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-19-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,695
Posted By zukiphile
On the nose. Novices can have some odd ideas...

On the nose.

Novices can have some odd ideas and a false sense of adequacy, but feeding them humility in small and easy to digest bites is better.

When I take someone out for the first time,...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 07-16-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By zukiphile
The toggle spring set up is such a direct...

The toggle spring set up is such a direct solution for the weak conventional hammer spring and long lock time that result in using weak springs that I was a bit surprised no had thought of it before....
Forum: 22/45 Mark II and III 07-16-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By zukiphile
I think that is the "Great 8" that was marketed...

I think that is the "Great 8" that was marketed by Davidson's in the 90s.
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 07-15-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By zukiphile
I had a HiperTouch when they first came out,...

I had a HiperTouch when they first came out, maybe less than a decade ago. The near absence of creep didn't work for me. I wouldn't use one with a 22lr -- the strike energy would be tough on the...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 07-15-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By zukiphile
Triggers

I'm trying to take a fresh look at triggers and how I use them. If you'd like to add any insights about the triggers you use, I suggest describing the travel distance, smoothness and poundage prior...
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-14-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,065
Posted By zukiphile
Centimeters are to inches as pesos are to...

Centimeters are to inches as pesos are to dollars.

I prefer mm to inch tenths for some things. Someone who describes himself as 1.6 meters tall sounds like he doesn't want you to know he is...
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-13-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,065
Posted By zukiphile
You ripped the continuum? This is why we can't...

You ripped the continuum? This is why we can't have nice things.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-13-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,936
Posted By zukiphile
Dostoevsky was onto something. All happy...

Dostoevsky was onto something. All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.

If this girl can't take simple instruction from you, and then responds by excluding...
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-13-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,065
Posted By zukiphile
That's what I do if I'm feeling very science-y. ...

That's what I do if I'm feeling very science-y. Otherwise it's small, medium and large.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-12-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,032
Posted By zukiphile
Since group size doesn't grow at a merely linear...

Since group size doesn't grow at a merely linear rate for any muzzle velocity including subsonic 22lr, attributing the degradation to transonic turbulence isn't reasonable.



That's a laudably...
Forum: Offhand Handgun Match 07-12-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 12,030
Posted By zukiphile
If you don't mind forgoing 5 and 6 ring hits in...

If you don't mind forgoing 5 and 6 ring hits in your score, these are great:

https://www.midwayusa.com/product/1015214435?pid=978847
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-12-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,032
Posted By zukiphile
https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a229713....

https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a229713.pdf
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-11-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,641
Posted By zukiphile
CMMG recommends this on their 22lr chambers, but...

CMMG recommends this on their 22lr chambers, but those are ferritic nitrocarburized. I wouldn't do that with a relatively soft stainless chamber.

I have found on mine that a nylon brush is also...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-11-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,936
Posted By zukiphile
Indeed.

Indeed.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-10-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,146
Posted By zukiphile
Are you saying that because I showed that only...

Are you saying that because I showed that only three rifles like the same ammo that I need a hundred rifles to "like" the same ammo? [/QUOTE]

No. I am not asserting that.

You dislike the idea...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-10-2021, 05:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,146
Posted By zukiphile
Emphasis added. Do one or two contradict the...

Emphasis added.

Do one or two contradict the idea that a rifle will "like" one sort of ammunition over another where your example involves shooting one type of ammunition in three (nice) rifles? ...
Forum: Offhand Rifle Match 07-09-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6,228
Views: 374,429
Posted By zukiphile
Strug, I don't know a lot about wood, but I do...

Strug, I don't know a lot about wood, but I do know that rifle would be too pretty to bounce around in my trunk on the way to the range.

Looks like June was my once in a lifetime chance to be the...
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