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Forum: Open Rimfire Today, 09:07 AM
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Posted By Tom_in_MO
Sure, glad I could help.

Sure, glad I could help.
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 02-15-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,007
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Thanks Nerostarr, I too may go this route. But...

Thanks Nerostarr, I too may go this route. But I'll shoot it with my DIY trigger first, to gauge my level of satisfaction with it.
Forum: Mossberg 02-15-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 27,306
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Cool, looking forward to hearing about how it...

Cool, looking forward to hearing about how it shoots now.
Forum: Open Rimfire 02-14-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Never seen anything but 10-rounders for these....

Never seen anything but 10-rounders for these. The M20P has 10 and 15-round mags that work fine with this gun. (Same 10-round mag for both actually.)

If you are in the US, I can send you an older...
Forum: Open Rimfire 02-14-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By Tom_in_MO
It might not be the chamber, or just the chamber....

It might not be the chamber, or just the chamber.

A few years ago I had a RAR that was not all that accurate. Was advised by a member here to look at the top bullet in the magazine. Sure enough,...
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 02-14-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,007
Posted By Tom_in_MO
OK, success! I found a little baggie marked...

OK, success!

I found a little baggie marked "Glenfield 20" with an assortment of small springs in it. One of them worked fine as the sear spring. I am now getting pulls that average at about 2 lb...
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 02-14-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,007
Posted By Tom_in_MO
I spent some time this morning getting the TG...

I spent some time this morning getting the TG ready for the anticipated MCarbo spring coming today. Sanded and lightly lubed the inside of the trigger posts, and the sides of both the trigger and...
Forum: Open Rimfire 02-14-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Here is my thread...

Here is my thread (https://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1175273) on the M14Y, the youth-sized version. I extended the buttstock for more LOP by simply adding a small Limbsaver.
...
Forum: CZ / Brno 02-13-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,250
Posted By Tom_in_MO
This sight is as far back as it will go and still...

This sight is as far back as it will go and still let the bolt function.

Regarding the Skinner, I have no thoughts on which is better. I had this laying around and it works.
Forum: CZ / Brno 02-13-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Here is my thread...

Here is my thread (https://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1175283) on my 457 Trainer. :bthumb:
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 02-12-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,007
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Thank you springer1, excellent tips. Mine has the...

Thank you springer1, excellent tips. Mine has the screw. The MCarbo spring is due here on Friday.
Forum: Savage/Stevens 02-10-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Spent a few minutes making a crude stock...

Spent a few minutes making a crude stock extension.

Wood is simply a 1.5" long piece of 2x4. Slightly shaped it to fit the stock (BTW the XP stocks do not have an actual buttplate, they just put...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 02-10-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By Tom_in_MO
FYI, here are the weights for the various...

FYI, here are the weights for the various versions of the Rascal:

2.71#.....Basic Rascal with plastic stock (RH only)
3.25#.....Basic Rascal with hardwood stock (LH or RH)
3.50#.....FV-SR...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 02-10-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By Tom_in_MO
OK thanks. On the XP the trigger to forearm tip...

OK thanks. On the XP the trigger to forearm tip is 11 1/8"; on the normal Rascal it is 9 1/2".
Forum: Savage/Stevens 02-10-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 887
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Check out my two Rascal threads.

Check out my two Rascal threads.
Forum: Savage/Stevens 02-10-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By Tom_in_MO
XP buttplate to trigger is 11 3/8"; for the...

XP buttplate to trigger is 11 3/8"; for the thin-barrel Rascal it is 11 1/2". Not sure where you mean by forearm tip.
Forum: Savage/Stevens 02-09-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Just out of curiosity..... Tried swapping...

Just out of curiosity.....

Tried swapping the stocks on my two Rascals.

The thin-barrel stock has a cutout on the right side for the rear peep sight that the XP stock does not, so I would have...
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 02-09-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,007
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Thanks. Ordering the MCarbo spring right now, to...

Thanks. Ordering the MCarbo spring right now, to see if I can get that pull weight down a bit.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 02-09-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,777
Posted By Tom_in_MO
I agree, and along with this I would add fish oil...

I agree, and along with this I would add fish oil and krill oil gelcaps. As we get older, there are supplements that work to do what our bodies no longer do. CoQ10 or Qunol for the heart, supplements...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 02-08-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Pulled the 4X scope today, and did my little...

Pulled the 4X scope today, and did my little trigger job on it too. Pull is now averaging 12 oz.; good enough, I'm declaring victory. Back to the range on Wed and/or Thurs. with my 3 - 9X UTG...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 02-07-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Well, I guess it's not too bad.....shot 95 rounds...

Well, I guess it's not too bad.....shot 95 rounds today, the first 5 for sighting in. Had a bunch of old ammo I was gifted, so thought I would put it to good use. Notice the price on the Lightning.
...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 02-07-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By Tom_in_MO
My new Savage Rascal XP LH

Picked up my new XP Rascal today. Looks like a 7/8th-scale CZ 457 PV! :) Traded even for two pistols I no longer wanted.

Got it home and started to work on it.
1. Ran wet and dry patches.
2....
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 02-06-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,007
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Funny you should mention that. A member PMed me...

Funny you should mention that. A member PMed me about trying the Fed 50gr.
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 02-06-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,007
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Top right box, with the word "Premier" on it....

Top right box, with the word "Premier" on it. It's 33 grain.
Forum: Marlin Bolt Actions 02-06-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,007
Posted By Tom_in_MO
Back from the range, with some results. Shot at...

Back from the range, with some results. Shot at 24 yards, bipod/bag, 12X scope.

So far, not a tack-driver, even with the Rem. Hornady V-Max. Still have Win Super-X, Dyna Point, and various CCIs to...
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