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Forum: CZ / Brno 09-02-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,290
Posted By Antonio
Down here the 452 Trainer was the only model...

Down here the 452 Trainer was the only model imported for many years; in the mid-'00s Americans appeared and then slowly all variants (Including a few LHs) less the FS were eventually imported in...
Forum: Take-Down 10/22's 03-18-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,354
Posted By Antonio
Well, here it is; ACCORDING TO THE GUNSMITH THAT...

Well, here it is; ACCORDING TO THE GUNSMITH THAT CHECKED AND REPAIRED THE RIFLE he removed the factory sight rail and in the hole closest to the barrel he discovered that it had an smaller diameter...
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 03-04-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,525
Posted By Antonio
Mine is .22LR; good friend of mine has a .22WMR...

Mine is .22LR; good friend of mine has a .22WMR "Mannlicher" and so far it has proven to be quite accurate with the few brands/types of that ammo available here. He also got a .22LR.
Rifle is...
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 03-01-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,525
Posted By Antonio
Me! So far those haven't been imported to...

Me!

So far those haven't been imported to the US, but might change in the future.
Great shooter, excellent hunting rifle. Needed all necessary upgrades to these rifles though, including some...
Forum: CZ / Brno 02-25-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 920
Posted By Antonio
CZ are in my opinion VASTLY better regarding...

CZ are in my opinion VASTLY better regarding overall quality out-of-the-box.

I got a full stock model a local importer brought a few years ago; as long as I recall those aren't sold in the US...
Forum: Take-Down 10/22's 02-25-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,354
Posted By Antonio
Friend of mine also had this same failure in his...

Friend of mine also had this same failure in his 50th. anniversary seldom-shot 10/22; he bought it new from the local importer and since it would be easier to open a gun store in North Korea than...
Forum: High Standard 12-13-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By Antonio
Friend of mine got them in the US; can't recall...

Friend of mine got them in the US; can't recall if he bought them on Ebay, Numrich or both (Probably). Replacements didn't looked quite exactly as the original one but fitted in place and worked as...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 12-03-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,060
Posted By Antonio
See? Didn't measured the bullets but suspected...

See? Didn't measured the bullets but suspected this was at least part of the reason why some guns with apparently tighter chambers had issues with this brand.
My guess is that it's really a QC...
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 11-27-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,468
Posted By Antonio
No need to cut the spring; just hook the folded...

No need to cut the spring; just hook the folded tip of each side against the next lower "turn" of the coil and will have pretty much the same effect without removing any piece of wire.
Sanding very...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 11-12-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,060
Posted By Antonio
In my experience, quality has downgraded, at...

In my experience, quality has downgraded, at least regarding dimension consistencies.

Locally currently available are 333/555s and those red plastic boxes of 100 rounds of HV. Both will work fine...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 11-12-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,015
Posted By Antonio
Our current batch should be no more than a year...

Our current batch should be no more than a year old production. For bulk ammo I consider it accurate enough, being able to print with fair regularity 5-shot groups that make single ragged 3/4"-ish...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 11-09-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,015
Posted By Antonio
Not a lot of options of "bulk" ammo available...

Not a lot of options of "bulk" ammo available locally, so at least to shoot my Zastava, Higgins 31 and Browning SA I have to use them since Winchesters will have serious chambering/extracting issues....
Forum: CZ / Brno 10-16-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By Antonio
Yes. Drop-in aluminum (I think) replacement,...

Yes. Drop-in aluminum (I think) replacement, "perfect" fitting and zero functioning issues.

Still would like a part with a Schnabel tip rather than the "chinless" originals, but.....
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 09-20-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Antonio
Compared to the Winchester 333/555 I found this...

Compared to the Winchester 333/555 I found this overall better.
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 09-19-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Antonio
Winchester rimfire ammo quality seems to have...

Winchester rimfire ammo quality seems to have fallen from previous perceived performance (specially reliability) in the last say 20 years.

That said, at least in MY CZs (452 Standard & 455FS) and...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 09-14-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,545
Posted By Antonio
Recently local store put that X22LRSS1 on sale;...

Recently local store put that X22LRSS1 on sale; being "spicy" HV ammo one expects groups to open up, so no surprises here at least for me. Like relatively recent assorted Winchester rimfire ammo,...
Forum: Misc -- Other Rimfire Rifle Brands 09-12-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By Antonio
Also sold abroad in the Sears stores when local...

Also sold abroad in the Sears stores when local law allowed; grandpa bought a 31 in the mid-60s for my uncle, but it never worked reliably so it was eventually stored for decades, barely used and...
Forum: Browning 09-04-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By Antonio
My 1957 FN-made SA-22 has white numbers. Rifle...

My 1957 FN-made SA-22 has white numbers. Rifle was a virtual time capsule since according to the relative who gave it to me and inherited from his father, (Original owner) he apparently assembled it...
Forum: CZ / Brno 09-03-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,458
Posted By Antonio
Been there. In late '90s went back to small game...

Been there. In late '90s went back to small game hunting and needed a proper .22LR rifle; went for a 452 Trainer but importers were out of stock without backorder date, and couldn't find an used one...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 08-06-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,518
Posted By Antonio
Only decent-priced bulk ammo currently available...

Only decent-priced bulk ammo currently available here are Winchester 555/333s and Remington HP GBs & Thunderbolts. The Winchesters have some issues in some of our guns, specially fitting in the...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 08-02-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,948
Posted By Antonio
Friend of mine with the same 452 American lefty...

Friend of mine with the same 452 American lefty your son uses has had great results with the 40gr. HV LRN from Federal American Eagle, CCI Blazer and, believe it or not, Remington Thunderbolts. Let...
Forum: CZ / Brno 07-25-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,793
Posted By Antonio
In our local relatively...

In our local relatively erratic/limited/overpriced .22 ammo offer, the best combination of price/performance I've found so far for my CZs (455FS & 452 Trainer) are Winchester Xpert 22s; SV HP ammo is...
Forum: Take-Down 10/22's 07-09-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,646
Posted By Antonio
Grandpa always said "Don't leave the city without...

Grandpa always said "Don't leave the city without a bathing suit and a .22LR rifle in the trunk" and it has proven to be sound advice multiple times.
Could take any other "better" rifle but this...
Forum: Single Six 07-04-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,228
Posted By Antonio
My late '60s Old Model Single Six came with not...

My late '60s Old Model Single Six came with not one but TWO fluted .22 Magnum cylinders, one with the last 3 digits of the gun's S/N electropenciled to the front of one of the cylinders, the other...
Forum: High Standard 07-03-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By Antonio
Had the same problem with mine; apparently the...

Had the same problem with mine; apparently the reason why my uncle store it for 35+ years before I got it.
A real headache since for those of us living abroad getting this small parts that are also...
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