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Forum: Shotgun 08-08-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,651
Posted By truckjohn
A lot of good points made here about the shotgun....

A lot of good points made here about the shotgun.

For me - the starting point is "Whatever you already have".... That includes an old single shot miscellaneous shotgun. 99% of criminals have...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 08-08-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By truckjohn
How about a used pawn shop Marlin or Savage bolt...

How about a used pawn shop Marlin or Savage bolt action. If you poke around - you can often find them in the $100 range - often WITH scope...

Then work with bedding and ammo to find what it...
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 07-29-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 929
Posted By truckjohn
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: .17HMR 07-26-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 881
Posted By truckjohn
I wouldn't choose the 452. I would go with the...

I wouldn't choose the 452. I would go with the 457.

The thing with the 452's is that if they are good - they are great. If not, you are on your own and there's really nothing you can do. ...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-25-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 799
Posted By truckjohn
I need a bigger boat. Mine is too small for the...

I need a bigger boat. Mine is too small for the wife and kids.

The struggle is real my friends!
Forum: Anything 10/22 07-23-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By truckjohn
So fancy... My patches are sort of miscellaneous...

So fancy... My patches are sort of miscellaneous blobby shape when I cut them out of an old Tee-shirt with my pocket knife.

They seem to work fine.
;)
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 07-23-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 715
Posted By truckjohn
Looking good!

Looking good!
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 07-21-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By truckjohn
I think you may have found an example of the FISH...

I think you may have found an example of the FISH inventory control plan:
First
In
Stays
Here

;) ;)

I recently got a NIB 2013 XT-22SR. It was from a big box retailer. It apparently just...
Forum: Marlin Lever Actions 07-21-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By truckjohn
Don't miss that it could be the front half of a...

Don't miss that it could be the front half of a 97 and the rear end of a 39 or vice versa.... The action splits in half with the takedown screw... Easy to mix them up.... May not run right that...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 07-21-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 915
Posted By truckjohn
Randy does barreled actions. You generally...

Randy does barreled actions. You generally don't send him the whole rifle.

Remember that bedding is a very important consideration. Take a look at some of Que's old posts where he talks...
Forum: 10/22 Barrels - Factory & Aftermarket 07-21-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,762
Posted By truckjohn
Remember that this discussion is very different...

Remember that this discussion is very different when you are talking semi-auto vs bolt action.

The semi-auto action itself makes a TON of noise - regardless of barrel length.

If you...
Forum: Rimfire Benchrest Shooting 07-21-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By truckjohn
It's a good starting point - but I would expect...

It's a good starting point - but I would expect benchrest automatic gunsmiths would use either a custom reamer or a pair of 2-reamers to make a chamber with enough chamber mouth and body taper...
Forum: CZ / Brno 07-20-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By truckjohn
A gallon sounds like a little much. ;) ;)

A gallon sounds like a little much.

;) ;)
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-18-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By truckjohn
Weird groups - how to address?

Hey all,

I am having a "weird problem" when shooting groups. I find that many of my so called "Flyers" are perfectly in the center of the crosshairs after the shot.... So something is going...
Forum: 10/22 Barrels - Factory & Aftermarket 07-16-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By truckjohn
It's lead/powder residue. If you poke a...

It's lead/powder residue.

If you poke a borescope into your barrel after you shoot - you will see lots and lots of itty bitty silvery balls. That is little teeny blobs of melted lead they...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 07-16-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,490
Posted By truckjohn
So you have a few good choices. New there's...

So you have a few good choices. New there's the Ruger Mk IV and the Browning Buckmark plus the Volquartsen version of the MkIV.

Used would be a S&W 41 or an old Hi Standard or Colt Woodsman...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 07-16-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,490
Posted By truckjohn
Give us an idea of what sort of pistol you are...

Give us an idea of what sort of pistol you are looking for when you say "Target pistol"...

For example -
Like an Olympic free pistol like a Hammerli 104
Or...
An S&W 41 bullseye pistol
Or.....
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 07-16-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 633
Posted By truckjohn
Looking good! Depending on the vintage -...

Looking good!

Depending on the vintage - 25's only had 1 action screw. I have found it's quite beneficial to bed the barrel boss that the action screw attaches to into it's pocket in the stock. ...
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 07-15-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By truckjohn
They are generally very good - especially for the...

They are generally very good - especially for the price.

But - they also may need some bedding work and usually need some trigger work to get them shooting well.
Forum: Henry 07-15-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,738
Posted By truckjohn
I would try out the following: CCI SV CCI...

I would try out the following:
CCI SV
CCI Minimags - 40gr round nose
CCI Blazers - 40gr

These generally shoot pretty good in most rifles.

Eley club usually does pretty well too. The...
Forum: Remington 07-15-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 604
Posted By truckjohn
Where does one find a NOS 513t barrel? I...

Where does one find a NOS 513t barrel? I googled it up and came up blank.
Forum: Marlin Semiautomatic 07-15-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By truckjohn
My next strategy would be to meticulously clean...

My next strategy would be to meticulously clean the chamber. 22 semi-auto chambers are notorious for getting thick lead and carbon buildup inside them which makes them run BAD... and worse - they...
Forum: Remington 07-15-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 604
Posted By truckjohn
Gotcha. Any idea what's wrong with the rifle? ...

Gotcha. Any idea what's wrong with the rifle? Perhaps setting the barrel back 1/2" and cutting a new chamber would fix it?

The barrel is pinned with a couple pins. It's a slip fit.

So...
Forum: Remington 07-15-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 604
Posted By truckjohn
When you say "Shoots like poo" - what do you...

When you say "Shoots like poo" - what do you mean? Like it shoots 1/2" at 50 yards with Tennex/Midas + and you want better for competition benchrest (Realistically not going to happen - the 513t...
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 07-15-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By truckjohn
Pull the action out of the stock and see what you...

Pull the action out of the stock and see what you have.

The thing is that these actions are only retained by one screw and it's kinda far back on the action. The actions often are often not...
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