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Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-29-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,698
Posted By MajorD
Your statement might confuse people. Some people...

Your statement might confuse people. Some people ( even the shipping agencies own employees ) will often mistake ammo for ď hazmat ď ( the most common example being primers which require different...
Forum: Beretta 07-25-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,230
Posted By MajorD
I have one of the earliest versions from the...

I have one of the earliest versions from the 1950ís and I really like them. However I broke a part not too long ago ( a screw that stripped ) and have been having a devil of a time finding a...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-21-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,757
Posted By MajorD
Actually I do think there is some regional...

Actually I do think there is some regional variation. My dear friend still behind enemy lines in New York is telling me supply there is not bad, but the number of shooters there relative to the total...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 07-16-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 85,542
Posted By MajorD
My 64ís are also very reliable right out of the...

My 64ís are also very reliable right out of the gate.
You certainly should not judge the accuracy potential of any .22 based on what it does with Remington ammo ! Especially thunderbolts.
With a...
Forum: Mossberg 07-15-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By MajorD
Not too many 142Kís around. I keep an eye out for...

Not too many 142Kís around. I keep an eye out for them

Growing up the first rifle I ever shot ( for a good number of years my fathers only rifle) was a 142K
The same rifle introduced my brother...
Forum: Other Auto loading Pistols (Victory/M&P/22A/22S/2206/2214/422/622) 07-13-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 135,993
Posted By MajorD
I also had point of impact issues with the thread...

I also had point of impact issues with the thread adapter for a suppressor on my 422. After a couple hundred rounds it settled back in.
Forum: Rimfire Revolvers 07-13-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,038
Posted By MajorD
Had a 2Ē square butt 34 years ago. There was...

Had a 2Ē square butt 34 years ago. There was definitely something wrong with it. After about 40 rounds accuracy fell off and bullets started keyholing. Got rid of it. Tried a 4Ē round butt, never...
Forum: Rimfire Revolvers 07-13-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,038
Posted By MajorD
Not sure why you only carry 5 rounds. They are...

Not sure why you only carry 5 rounds. They are perfectly safe fully loaded
Forum: Colt 07-10-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 817
Posted By MajorD
With a bit of searching a colt magazine can be...

With a bit of searching a colt magazine can be found for sure.
I have found several in typical ď junk boxesĒat gun shows, a deal like these will run $50, possibly up to $75.
Donít bother with...
Forum: Colt 07-07-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By MajorD
As you have found the 9mm ejector is not...

As you have found the 9mm ejector is not compatible with the conversion
Even colt documentation from the conversion kits omits 9mm as fitting ( they say conversion unit for .45 or 38 super)
The...
Forum: Military Trainers 07-05-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By MajorD
From what I have seen the current market for...

From what I have seen the current market for these pretty much starts in the territory of $800, which for me at least kills the novelty of it.
If I had one I would shoot it frequently, but for me...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-02-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,757
Posted By MajorD
This same ammo ( when in stock hasnít been for...

This same ammo ( when in stock hasnít been for about 6 months)
Is $49 for the 800 pack at a local chain store ( cal ranch)
No way I would pay 99 a box for this stuff,
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 07-01-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,245
Posted By MajorD
I do not have the technical explanation for it, ...

I do not have the technical explanation for it, but it is absolutely true.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-30-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,245
Posted By MajorD
Generally hyper velocity ammo is not known for...

Generally hyper velocity ammo is not known for good accuracy.
Bear in mind the bullet is also much lighter to help gain velocity, and therefore also loses velocity faster.
For short range pest...
Forum: Military Trainers 06-30-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By MajorD
Unless you luck out they are rather expensive in...

Unless you luck out they are rather expensive in todayís market
An acquaintance of mine has both the older #4 based .22 and later I think they are #8ís?
He enjoys them and if I ever find one at a...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 06-28-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,016
Posted By MajorD
I donít have a mark series but my current crop of...

I donít have a mark series but my current crop of .22 semiautomatic pistols including a ruger LCP S&W 422& victory, colt challenger beretta Jaguar don seem to care in regards to velocity, shooting...
Forum: Rimfire Precision Rifle Shooting 06-25-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By MajorD
If you want base class aftermarket support is...

If you want base class aftermarket support is irrelevant since once you start doing things like changing stocks or barrels it becomes open, that is unless you want a base gun you can build into an...
Forum: Rimfire Steel Challenge 06-25-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 580
Posted By MajorD
I donít seem to have an issue with focus on the...

I donít seem to have an issue with focus on the front sight ( yet) but have noticed my speed is better with one of my pistols that has fiber optics.
I am sure as I age it may well become more of an...
Forum: Open Rimfire 06-22-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,861
Posted By MajorD
I throughly enjoy these stories and pictures of...

I throughly enjoy these stories and pictures of these old classics. I would much rather own and shoot such old classics than the modern stuff.
I reluctantly bought a couple new rifles for specific...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-16-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 25,063
Posted By MajorD
Fair means enough to last a year if I donít buy...

Fair means enough to last a year if I donít buy anymore. I like to replace what I shoot to keep a steady inventory and have not been able to buy any in months.
Shot 200 on Saturday and bought 300 on...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-16-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By MajorD
I bought some contact pre panic for under $50 a...

I bought some contact pre panic for under $50 a brick. I find it shoots well enough for my purposes. I use it for silhouette and nrl 22
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 06-15-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 25,063
Posted By MajorD
For the first time in months this past weekend I...

For the first time in months this past weekend I managed 4 boxes of velocitors at my local sportsmanís warehouse and a box of CCI mini mags at wal mart
Thankfully I have a fair supply of ammo, but...
Forum: Colt 06-13-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By MajorD
1200 for a gun missing parts sounds steep to me....

1200 for a gun missing parts sounds steep to me. I have seen plenty of first gen guns in nice shape sell for 700-800 dollars often with original boxes and spare magazines.
Forum: Winchester 52 06-12-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,285
Posted By MajorD
Even rough I am on the younger side compared to...

Even rough I am on the younger side compared to many that like old classics ( born in the 1960ís)
I do prefer the style / looks of the old classics much better than modern rigs.
I used to have a...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 06-10-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By MajorD
Mine initially did the same thing After a...

Mine initially did the same thing
After a while once it breaks in it will allow insertion with bolt closed. Just use it for a while
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