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Forum: 10/22 Stocks - Factory & Aftermarket 09-08-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,291
Posted By BobforBass
Generally

Thanks Ol'Harry!

However, in my case, the tree trunk is much larger than any other dogwoods I've seen. I'll be at my Dad's farm next weekend and will inspect the tree more closely to see if it...
Forum: 10/22 Stocks - Factory & Aftermarket 09-07-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,291
Posted By BobforBass
Dogwood

PM sent
Forum: 10/22 Stocks - Factory & Aftermarket 08-29-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,291
Posted By BobforBass
Thanks for all the replies. I don't want the...

Thanks for all the replies. I don't want the tree to go to waste. If I don't get the tree my Dad will just burn it in a brush pile.

I realize the wood must dry for an extended period of time. ...
Forum: 10/22 Stocks - Factory & Aftermarket 08-28-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,291
Posted By BobforBass
Gun stock out of Dogwood?

I've read much about making your own gun stock. I love the different woods people use. I would like to try my hand at making my own stock. My question is: Can I use dogwood for the wood of the...
Forum: Recipes 03-13-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 974
Posted By BobforBass
Much like Roadrats' cobbler, my family used the...

Much like Roadrats' cobbler, my family used the following:

Batter:
1 cup flour
1 cup sugar
1 cup milk
1 tsp baking powder
1 pinch salt
cinnimon (depending on fruit used) (mainly for apples &...
Forum: Winchester 10-31-2006, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By BobforBass
Another question on re-assembly

Thanks guys for the replies. It's amazing to see how many young kids received the 190 as their first .22. Growing up in rural Arkansas I could walk out the back door and shoot any direction at any...
Forum: Winchester 10-30-2006, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By BobforBass
Model 190 cleaning questions

Greetings fellow Winchester owners.

I have a Winchester 190 I received back in 1977. I shot thousands of rounds as a teenager and always kept it lubricated but never gave it a complete breakdown...
Forum: Thompson Center 09-21-2006, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 810
Posted By BobforBass
Contender hammer does not engage firing pin

Greetings guys,

I've recently developed a problem w/ my Contender in .17hmr. I was at the range a couple weeks ago punching paper w/ some friends and family. All was working great and it was...
Forum: .17HMR 03-31-2006, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,065
Posted By BobforBass
Oldeyes, Thank you so much. That is the...

Oldeyes,

Thank you so much. That is the kind of info I was looking for. Thank you too Gut Bomb. I am feeling pretty comfortable that all is ok w/ the Contender. I'm no expert but I sure knew...
Forum: .17HMR 03-30-2006, 10:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,065
Posted By BobforBass
Gut Bomb, Your comments were not taken in a...

Gut Bomb,

Your comments were not taken in a negative manner. I think I would call BS if someone told me they shot a cardboard box target at 50 yards w/ a .17hmr and found it between the flaps on...
Forum: .17HMR 03-30-2006, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,065
Posted By BobforBass
USA, The barrell was not packed w/ grease...

USA,

The barrell was not packed w/ grease because I bore sighted the scope to get on paper. As for the grease comment I made in the previous post, it was told to me by a local gun shop owner that...
Forum: .17HMR 03-30-2006, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,065
Posted By BobforBass
Like I said in the original post, the keyholing...

Like I said in the original post, the keyholing only happened on the first two shots ever fired through the barrell. Every shot since has been w/in an inch of my aim even using a poor bench and in...
Forum: Thompson Center 03-30-2006, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By BobforBass
Richlcampbell, After cleaning and shooting...

Richlcampbell,

After cleaning and shooting last week every worked the way it should.....no keyholing. My groups were about an inch but like I said in my origional post my bench was not the most...
Forum: Thompson Center 03-30-2006, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By BobforBass
Thanks Jim. I left out on my original post that...

Thanks Jim. I left out on my original post that the barrell was 14" for the original Contender pistol........if this would have any different effect from say, a rifle.

Bob
Forum: .17HMR 03-30-2006, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,065
Posted By BobforBass
Thanks guys. I just realized I left out that the...

Thanks guys. I just realized I left out that the T/C barrell was for the original Contender pistol.

When you say to give the bore a good visual inspection what am I supposed to be looking for...
Forum: Thompson Center 03-29-2006, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By BobforBass
Advice needed. I hope I didn't ruin a new barrell

Greetings gentlemen. I know there are a lot of gun owners that are much more knowledgable about my problem than I am. I need your opinions and suggestions.

I purchased a NIB T/C barrell in...
Forum: .17HMR 03-29-2006, 11:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,065
Posted By BobforBass
Advice needed. I hope I didn't ruin a new barrell.

Greetings gentlemen. I know there are a lot of gun owners that are much more knowledgable about my problem than I am. I need your opinions and suggestions.

I purchased a NIB T/C barrell in...
Forum: Winchester 03-23-2006, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,463
Posted By BobforBass
Hey guys. I've done a lot of reading and few...

Hey guys. I've done a lot of reading and few posts. This topic really interested me. I received the Winchester 190 for Christmas in 1977 and two of my brothers each received a 190 for Christmas a...
Forum: Thompson Center 02-01-2006, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,008
Posted By BobforBass
Original Contender trigger upgrade help

Greetings fellow members!

I have a Contender pistol (original....not the G2) and recently purchased a 14" barrel in .17HMR. The trigger has never been worked on and is extreamly heavy. What is...
Forum: Thompson Center 12-01-2005, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By BobforBass
A buddy of mine and I both own the T/C. He works...

A buddy of mine and I both own the T/C. He works in Algeria (the country) and lives in Houston so I am the one that gets to keep and shoot the contender. He doesn't want to get rid of the 35...
Forum: Thompson Center 11-29-2005, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By BobforBass
Thanks Joe, I just placed an order for the...

Thanks Joe,

I just placed an order for the .17 hmr and will probably go w/ the Burris 2x7 w/ ballistic plex. I'm new to hand gun shooting so I want to be able to see my target when at full...
Forum: Thompson Center 11-29-2005, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By BobforBass
Pickwick, I have been bitten by the bug...

Pickwick,

I have been bitten by the bug also. Just today I placed an order for the .17HMR barrel for the Contender. The price was less than Bass Pro in Springield and less than Cabelas.....plus...
Forum: Thompson Center 11-28-2005, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By BobforBass
T/C Contender scope suggestions

Greetings everyone. New to the RimfireCentral fourm.

Have read many posts for several days and realized I can get great insight and info on specific quesions.

I own a Contender in .35 Rem. ...
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