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Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 10-12-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 734
Posted By SillyMike
It was called "free" pistol, as in...

It was called "free" pistol, as in free-anything-goes... they had up to 16h to shoot a match...
...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 10-12-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 734
Posted By SillyMike
The IJ-1 (like all other Russian free-pistol) are...

The IJ-1 (like all other Russian free-pistol) are 100% mechanical.
- The red felt would have been added by the shooters.

Free-Pistol shooters are known to butcher their grips, it's all about...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 10-09-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 734
Posted By SillyMike
You'll find more info if you search for IJ-1 ...

You'll find more info if you search for IJ-1

https://www.rifleman.org.uk/Images/Vostok_1962_Ad.gif
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 10-09-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By SillyMike
From what I've seen (had a 7-4 and 7-2), they use...

From what I've seen (had a 7-4 and 7-2), they use different trigers/safety
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 10-08-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By SillyMike
That one if from Black Collar Arms. ...

That one if from Black Collar Arms.
https://i2.wp.com/blackcollararms.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/IMG_20200226_112640_164-1.jpg?fit=1000%2C759&ssl=1

- Over the years I've had scope/light/grips...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 10-08-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By SillyMike
Depending what's the end-goal (fast deployment VS...

Depending what's the end-goal (fast deployment VS packability)
- One of those picatinny stock might be an option.

Easy to install/take-off, repeatable,
...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 10-06-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By SillyMike
For the last little while, I've been looking at...

For the last little while, I've been looking at various adjustable tubing mechanism, and wondering how it could be jerry-rigged onto the Lost-Nation stock..
- But it will have to wait after grouse...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 09-29-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,961
Posted By SillyMike
Weren't these things $10/pc back then? ...

Weren't these things $10/pc back then?

https://lifevine.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/memory_lane.jpeg
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 09-27-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By SillyMike
It's always good to have another option......

It's always good to have another option... beside, there are worst ways to spend time (and $) then testing ammo at the range :bthumb:
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 09-26-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By SillyMike
$8/50rds box for Russian ammo :confused: - I...

$8/50rds box for Russian ammo :confused:
- I sure miss the old days of the USSR regular "target" ammo for $10/brick, the Vostok biathlon ammo for $150/case...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 09-24-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,043
Posted By SillyMike
Ammo :confused: - Seriously, a little...

Ammo :confused:

-

Seriously, a little more details about what you are doing (or a better description) might help... ;)
Forum: Browning 09-22-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By SillyMike
Visit small-town gun-shop and gunsmith. I...

Visit small-town gun-shop and gunsmith.

I used to love to ask for their "miscellaneous" 22lr magazines
- Seems like every place had a box of unidentified magazine. $10/each.
Forum: Browning 09-22-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,462
Posted By SillyMike
Seems like the price of just about any "nice"...

Seems like the price of just about any "nice" older rifles are getting out of hand.
- Than again, recently reading a book about hyper-inflation, the consensus is that you are better to have $ tied...
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 09-16-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 71,850
Posted By SillyMike
That's some nicely figured walnut :bthumb:

That's some nicely figured walnut :bthumb:
Forum: Production Knives 09-15-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 102,659
Posted By SillyMike
gunguy308, nice to see a Medford with some...

gunguy308, nice to see a Medford with some "character" :bthumb:

For the last decade or so, I'll usually have a A-100 on my belt.

https://i.imgur.com/PA8ZkcB.jpg
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 09-15-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By SillyMike
If you are just looking for a take-down stock -...

If you are just looking for a take-down stock
- The Versatile Biathlon stock (From Lost Nation) ought to be easy enough to modify
...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 09-09-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By SillyMike
Interesting find! - I have the same front sight...

Interesting find!
- I have the same front sight on my 7-2

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v136/sillymike/7_2_KO/72KO_Front_Sight.jpg

What's your intended use for the rifle?
- Plinking
-...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 09-09-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,108
Posted By SillyMike
Did someone say revolvers :) - I think there is...

Did someone say revolvers :)
- I think there is something quite therapeutic about plinking with revolvers (Whether they be rimfire or CF)

https://i.imgur.com/dS7GFqb.jpg

Nice H&R model 999...
Forum: Winchester 52 08-13-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,559
Posted By SillyMike
One thing I like about those "older" Leupold (as...

One thing I like about those "older" Leupold (as it already been 30 years :confused:) is they have (by today's standard) slimmer eyepiece.

For the longest time I had a 1.5x5 in a spare set of...
Forum: Winchester 52 08-13-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,559
Posted By SillyMike
Ever since I got it, it's been wearing a Leupold...

Ever since I got it, it's been wearing a Leupold Varie-x iii 3.5x10 40mm
- You can see on the power ring where the bolt used to tap... prior to it getting re-shaped.
Forum: Winchester 52 08-11-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,559
Posted By SillyMike
For what it's worth, when I first got my Browning...

For what it's worth, when I first got my Browning 52 in 1993 :confused:, I also got quickly annoyed by the bolt hitting the scope when using the proper height ring (for me)
- So I had one of the...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 08-10-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,920
Posted By SillyMike
Mag318, Those are some pristine Hammerli you...

Mag318,

Those are some pristine Hammerli you got there, nice find :bthumb: I'd hate to think what they go for in today's-somewhat-crazy firearm market.

My 208 was requisitioned by my wife as...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 08-05-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By SillyMike
I wouldn't be surprised if the Russian...

I wouldn't be surprised if the Russian combination gun scope mount have a provision for that pin.
- As they also mostly use a 11mm dovetail
...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 08-04-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By SillyMike
No, not mine... Just a picture I'd stumbled...

No, not mine... Just a picture I'd stumbled across.
- What I was looking for was a aluminum replacement handle. I remember seeing one... but my google-fu is not up to par today.

If I was to guess...
Forum: Russian Rimfires & Biathlon 08-04-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By SillyMike
If it's just the handle, you could always carved...

If it's just the handle, you could always carved one up in walnut

http://i84.photobucket.com/albums/k21/aom22/Izhmash/Legion/115-1.gif
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