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Forum: .17HMR 05-20-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Posted By John Watson
The one and only accelerator that I shot was in...

The one and only accelerator that I shot was in 22mag. Only had two types of ammo with me and can't remember what the brands were, however, the pistol shot fine with one brand and horrible with the...
Forum: .22WMR Ammunition 05-07-2008, 11:02 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,766
Posted By John Watson
Don't know about other areas but here in...

Don't know about other areas but here in Louisiana it is popular with small game hunters that use the 22mag during that season so they can shoot the swamp hogs they come across. The 17HMR is picking...
Forum: .17HMR 05-06-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,860
Posted By John Watson
I really like the Savage 93s enough so that I...

I really like the Savage 93s enough so that I have one in 22man and one in 17HMR. You should be surprised at how accurate the 17 can be. I am no sniper but I get good groups at 100 yards, enough to...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 05-06-2008, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By John Watson
Thanks RLP there goes another $142 I need to...

Thanks RLP there goes another $142 I need to explain to the wife.

No, just kidding, thanks a lot. I have been looking for one of these for some time and didn't want any of the other styles I...
Forum: 10/22 Action 04-29-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 84,146
Posted By John Watson
Question Just this week I had the opportunity to work on...

Just this week I had the opportunity to work on both an original and a new plastic trigger housing. Two friends of mine wanted full width Skeeter triggers installed and as anyone who as done this...
Forum: 10/22 Barrels - Factory & Aftermarket 04-09-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By John Watson
I could be wrong but I thing Clark flutes them...

I could be wrong but I thing Clark flutes them all the way to the end of the barrel.

John
Forum: Anything 10/22 04-06-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,273
Posted By John Watson
The 10/22 is a tinkerer's dream. I don't like...

The 10/22 is a tinkerer's dream. I don't like working on cars but tinkering with a small outboard motor or lawn mower motor is fun for me. I wouldn't try, nor could I build a complete firearm but...
Forum: Rimfire Handguns 04-03-2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By John Watson
Here is a link to the sear that you need to...

Here is a link to the sear that you need to install in your pistol to improve your tigger pull.

https://www.volquartsen.com/product/293

First time I did the modification it was a bit tricky but...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 03-28-2008, 10:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,021
Posted By John Watson
I have two and while nice to shoot when they...

I have two and while nice to shoot when they work, I avoid shooting them because it is such a pain to clear a jam from the feed tube and lifter.

John
Forum: Open Rimfire 03-28-2008, 10:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By John Watson
In the shop that I worked at the only down side...

In the shop that I worked at the only down side was the nice used firearms that came in were reserved for customers first. Of course if we wanted to pay full retail for them we probably could but we...
Forum: .17HMR 03-22-2008, 11:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,749
Posted By John Watson
I have two Savages, one 22 mag and one HMR and...

I have two Savages, one 22 mag and one HMR and love both. I liked them better than my CZ 452 until I intalled the Brooks trigger kit. Now the CZ has the best and lightest trigger I have ever shot. ...
Forum: 10/22 Action 03-13-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,341
Posted By John Watson
I received my parts today. I can't say enough...

I received my parts today. I can't say enough about how great the service is at Shooter's Discount. :t

thanks again,

John
Forum: 10/22 Action 03-12-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,341
Posted By John Watson
Praise for Shooter's Discount

I placed a small order with Shooter's Discount which was shipped promptly and when tracked didn't show up in my mail box. The tracking info indicated the post office delivered the package and while...
Forum: CZ / Brno 03-07-2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,318
Posted By John Watson
Same experience here. Whittaker was out so I...

Same experience here. Whittaker was out so I order from Eric and received my kit without a problem.

I have to say that my CZ is now my favorite .22 to shoot. What a great improvement.

John
Forum: CZ / Brno 03-03-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,318
Posted By John Watson
I installed my kit today on my 452 and used the...

I installed my kit today on my 452 and used the red tube and second lightest spring. I found it too light so I replaced the red tube with the green which is the second least engagement one.

Gosh...
Forum: Anything 10/22 03-01-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 744
Posted By John Watson
Being 55, my eyes are not as correctable as they...

Being 55, my eyes are not as correctable as they were when young. Even with my new glasses I still have a problem with iron sights. I have resorted to scopes on all rifles that I intend to shoot...
Forum: 10/22 Action 02-29-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,163
Posted By John Watson
I already had a Volquartsen hammer installed in...

I already had a Volquartsen hammer installed in my action so I only purchased a Skeeter trigger. I am considering the adjustable sear but my trigger pull is pretty good as it is now.

I am going...
Forum: 10/22 Action 02-28-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,163
Posted By John Watson
Installed the Skeeter trigger today and having...

Installed the Skeeter trigger today and having never tapped a hole before I have to say it couldn't be easier. I will say I measured for the hole about half dozen times before committing and boring...
Forum: Open Rimfire 02-16-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By John Watson
My son has one and it is a great shooter. The...

My son has one and it is a great shooter. The trigger pull is very crisp and light, haven't measured it but it is better than my 10-22. More accurate also. I don't have pics but my son shot a...
Forum: Savage/Stevens 02-14-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By John Watson
My Savage 93 likes the 17 grain a bit better than...

My Savage 93 likes the 17 grain a bit better than the 20 grain. All are scary accurate but you might start out with the 17. Haven't shot anything living yet so can't say about squirrels although...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 02-14-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By John Watson
I have sold these caps and can tell you the best...

I have sold these caps and can tell you the best way to make sure you get the right size is to use a caliper to measure the outide diameter of your objective and eye piece and refer to the companies...
Forum: Anything 10/22 01-25-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,870
Posted By John Watson
Aaron77's problem was the same as mine with an...

Aaron77's problem was the same as mine with an A&B barrel. I finally sent mine back as I couldn't get it to work. I would try the reamer to see if that corrects the problem. My rounds would not...
Forum: .22 Ammunition (S-L-LR) 01-28-2007, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By John Watson
I have a carton of these because they shot so...

I have a carton of these because they shot so well in several of my rifles. They are flat shooting and very accurate. I couldn't believe how well they shot in my son's H&R M12 with a scope on it. ...
Forum: Scopes, Sights, Rings & Mounts, and Other Optics 01-01-2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 119,250
Posted By John Watson
Wow, this is great. I had several Simmons scopes...

Wow, this is great. I had several Simmons scopes that I couldn't use for my
.22s due to the parallax at 25 yards. I just adjusted three of them and they work great now. Thanks a lot for sharing...
Forum: Anything 10/22 01-01-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By John Watson
Purchased my barrel from him and had excellent...

Purchased my barrel from him and had excellent service. In fact I emailed him to check on the status of my order to make sure it went through and he emailed back right away.

John
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