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Forum: RFC Community Forum Yesterday, 09:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 599
Posted By toomanyguns
I am more or less in the same boat, except that I...

I am more or less in the same boat, except that I don't just GO, I have two tables. IMO it's a lot more fun and a lot more social than just going.

I look at gun shows as a garage sale for...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 07-31-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By toomanyguns
In support of the OP's endeavors to use shorts, I...

In support of the OP's endeavors to use shorts, I submit that shorts can be a very effective round for squirrels, especially at short ranges. It depends on the rifle.

I have shot shorts at 100...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-26-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,004
Posted By toomanyguns
Larry Potterfield made an interesting video on...

Larry Potterfield made an interesting video on tightening the action on a break-open shotgun. IIRC, he used green Loctite to glue on a shim of appropriate thickness to the barrel lug.

Of course,...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-23-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By toomanyguns
Which spring(s)? I have had good luck with...

Which spring(s)?

I have had good luck with Phoenix CS.

I might have what you need. Years ago I ordered a few spare parts. Don't think I ever had to use any.

ETA: Send me a PM if you like.
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 07-23-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By toomanyguns
I discovered a simple aid for loading P17...

I discovered a simple aid for loading P17 magazines. I used a 2 mm long-shank hex wrench from a Harbor Freight set to push down the follower as shown in the picture. This wrench is approx. 3 3/8"...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-23-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By toomanyguns
The beauty of this is that you now have a much...

The beauty of this is that you now have a much better gun of which you have a much better understanding, and you probably gained a great sense of accomplishment.

Nice work!


My mom said that...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-23-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By toomanyguns
Now that you mention Phoenix, I don't think I...

Now that you mention Phoenix, I don't think I have seen one for sale in a good while.

I have two (nickel and black) that I rarely shoot but I can't part with them because they are so cute and...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 07-23-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,984
Posted By toomanyguns
None that I know of. I just rap the back of the...

None that I know of. I just rap the back of the mag occasionally when loading, as I do on any other mags.

I have the TX22 and the P17 and I lightly greased the inside of the mags for both, which...
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-21-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,610
Posted By toomanyguns
A lot of RFC members like to buy neat old used...

A lot of RFC members like to buy neat old used guns from where ever, and are buying problems that previous owners might have induced.

Some members even search out guns with problems just for the...
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-20-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,490
Posted By toomanyguns
Many thanks!!!!!

Many thanks!!!!!
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-19-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 635
Posted By toomanyguns
I got a 2.0 about 3 months ago. That's all...

I got a 2.0 about 3 months ago. That's all Cabela's had and I wanted to buy it with credit card points.

Sister-in-law stayed with us several days, and fell in love with it. She got one for her...
Forum: Shooting Accessories 07-19-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By toomanyguns
Very nice! :t

Very nice! :t
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 07-19-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By toomanyguns
Another "improvement" I considered making was to...

Another "improvement" I considered making was to make one or more holes in the sides of the magazines so that I would know without counting when the mag is full. This is something I have done on...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 07-15-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,114
Posted By toomanyguns
Once had a visitor who was showing his young son...

Once had a visitor who was showing his young son some of my gun collection. He kept telling his son (lightheartedly), "______ has too many guns."

I thought it was an appropriate name.

Later on...
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-09-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,115
Posted By toomanyguns
Welcome to the forum. I think you will like...

Welcome to the forum.

I think you will like that RS22. I sure like mine. :t
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-07-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,510
Posted By toomanyguns
The LUCKIEST shot I ever made was when I was...

The LUCKIEST shot I ever made was when I was about 13 riding with my dad in his old pickup truck down a dirt road. I had a Crossman CO2 .22 cal. six-gun pellet pistol and was looking for something to...
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-07-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,510
Posted By toomanyguns
One day my cousin was getting ready to shoot a...

One day my cousin was getting ready to shoot a blackbird that was about to land in a tree. I shot it midair with my Browning SA22.

That was not an uncommon shot for me back then, though, because...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 07-07-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By toomanyguns
Guns & Ammo Article

In the August issue of Guns & Ammo magazine, there is an interesting article about the P17. The name of the article is "Cheap Thrills" (it's right after the article on the Taurus G3C.)
Forum: Open Rimfire 07-02-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,391
Posted By toomanyguns
Or from a Herter's catalog before 1968.

Or from a Herter's catalog before 1968.
Forum: Savage/Stevens 07-01-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By toomanyguns
With what ammo?

With what ammo?
Forum: Open Rimfire 06-30-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,125
Posted By toomanyguns
Bob4BVM has described exactly what I use for...

Bob4BVM has described exactly what I use for bullet traps and how I use them.

I used to use 11" thick sand bullet traps, but as Bob posted, a 4" (2X4 frame) will stop almost anything and is much...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 06-30-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,287
Posted By toomanyguns
The Williams fiber optic sights for a 10/22 will...

The Williams fiber optic sights for a 10/22 will work on just about anything with standard 3/8" dovetails. Might need a little fitting.

Are the 64 sights in dovetails?

I have them on a Savage...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 06-29-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,279
Posted By toomanyguns
Nice work. You must have a ton of skill and...

Nice work. You must have a ton of skill and patience.

I second what Arrowhead posted. Lucky not only on the lathe but also the accessories. I considered buying a lathe and small mill at one time...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-26-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 985
Posted By toomanyguns
My wife routinely asks me to shoot drain holes in...

My wife routinely asks me to shoot drain holes in the bottoms of flower pots.
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Another story:
I grew up in a house next door to a gunsmith. When I was about 8 or 9...
Forum: RFC Community Forum 06-25-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 985
Posted By toomanyguns
Shooting Fish

During the Depression it was fairly common practice to spotlight fish at night in shallow water and shoot them. This was according to my dad.

When I was a teenager, I knew "some guys" who shot...
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