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Old 08-03-2013, 02:05 PM   #30106
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The S&W .22 Kit Gun. Anybody have one of these wee beauties? They've become "prohibited" here in Canada thanks to our "Little Old Lady" hand gun fears. Anything with a 4" pr shorter tube is verboten! 4.0000001" is just like every other handgun, restricted. Is there another, perhaps 4.2" barrelled, DA .22 out there that could take it's place? I'm picking up a 4 5/8 " Ruger Single 10.....hope that will be a good alternative? Just want a cheap to feed little plinker.
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I have a 2" M34 Kit Gun. I love the little thing! If I wanted or had to get something similar, I would look at the Ruger SP-101 22. It has a 4.2" bbl, I suppose just for our Canadian cousins.

http://www.ruger.com/products/sp101/models.html
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Old 08-03-2013, 03:59 PM   #30107
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I have a 2" M34 Kit Gun. I love the little thing! If I wanted or had to get something similar, I would look at the Ruger SP-101 22. It has a 4.2" bbl, I suppose just for our Canadian cousins.

http://www.ruger.com/products/sp101/models.html
I bought one and really liked it, but my wife likes it more and she claimed it. So I bought a single six and won't like shoot it.
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Old 08-03-2013, 08:07 PM   #30108
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The NFA forum over on The High Road, most are reporting around 7 but some up to 9 months right now. (I'm waiting too...)
Mine was done mid Dec 2012 it was signed off on mid july this year and I got it in the mail this past Mon.
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Old 08-04-2013, 02:14 PM   #30109
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The question of the day is...how do you develop a load for a handgun that loves everything?

Nearly every load I tried this afternoon grouped like this...

The story behind this load development effort is at http://manufacturingtraining.wordpress.com/
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Old 08-04-2013, 07:02 PM   #30110
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FWIW: A few neat firearms...

Chaippa - the people who make and sell the Rhino revolver that shoots from the bottom of the cylinder?

Well, they make and sell a few other firearms which are not quite so "unique", but are interesting in their own right.

First, what caught my eye was a break open single shot skeletonized .22 rimfire rifle. I own an M6 Scout and a Pack-Rifle, so I always am interested in little backpacking rifles/etc.

http://www.chiappafirearms.com/product/2599



The other thing is that they sell what they call "mini-Sharps", in short, a series of smaller Sharps replicas/clones/whatever that are chambered for lighter cartridges like .17 HMR, .22 LR, .22 Hornet, on up to .30-30.

I already own a .45-70 (Marlin lever action), but I would like a nice Sharps like rifle just for fun shooting.

http://www.chiappafirearms.com/product/829
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Old 08-04-2013, 07:03 PM   #30111
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I love this gun



M96 in 6.5x55, to long and heavy but it just seems to do its job so well
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Old 08-04-2013, 09:18 PM   #30112
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Choke tubes. What do I use for clays and target loads, and why? Educate me
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Old 08-04-2013, 09:57 PM   #30113
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M96 in 6.5x55, to long and heavy but it just seems to do its job so well
Why fuck with success? I think it was Jack O'Conner who said that if your rifle inspires your confidence you will shoot better with it.

Hog sausage...yum.
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Old 08-04-2013, 10:50 PM   #30114
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M96 in 6.5x55, to long and heavy but it just seems to do its job so well
That is just awesome.
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Old 08-04-2013, 10:55 PM   #30115
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Why fuck with success? I think it was Jack O'Conner who said that if your rifle inspires your confidence you will shoot better with it.

Hog sausage...yum.
That's it, have been using it for a while now, 6 years I think and i would agree with old Jack on that one, pigs up here carry to many diseases to consider eating them, still fun to shoot them tho
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Old 08-05-2013, 04:50 AM   #30116
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That's it, have been using it for a while now, 6 years I think and i would agree with old Jack on that one, pigs up here carry to many diseases to consider eating them, still fun to shoot them tho
Just big pests that tear stuff up. Them are some tough critters as well. Guy I use to work with had a upper leg bone with a bullet in it....it had been there for a LONG time.
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Old 08-05-2013, 06:09 AM   #30117
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Choke tubes. What do I use for clays and target loads, and why? Educate me
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Depends on the game you're shooting. Trap will generally use Full chokes (for a single barrel, modifed and full for an over under) due to longer shots. If you're shooting skeet, use a Skeet or Improved choke to get a wider pattern. If you're shooting sporting clays or 5 stand, you might change chokes at every station. It all depends on how long the shot is, and if it's a crossing shot or straight shot.
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Old 08-05-2013, 08:18 AM   #30118
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I bought one and really liked it, but my wife likes it more and she claimed it. So I bought a single six and won't like shoot it.
So, do you like the single six? They're really hard to find up here. Think they're only importing the single ten. I can live with four more rounds. Always liked the feel of the little SA.
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Old 08-05-2013, 03:13 PM   #30119
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So, do you like the single six? They're really hard to find up here. Think they're only importing the single ten. I can live with four more rounds. Always liked the feel of the little SA.
Lyle
Ok let me apologize, it is a "Single Ten"! Ruger list all their "Single Ten" and "Single Nine" as their being in their "Single Six" line.
As shown in the side by side picture, the 101 has a smaller frame. So the Single Ten fits my had better,.... I guess.
Anyway I like it for it's classic look and feel. Great little gun, and for plinking you don't need DA.
I like the 101 also but it fits my wife better so I just let her have it. She's a real good shot with it too BTW.




(disclaimer: asking if I like a certain handgun may not be a fair question, I have dozens of them and like then all)
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Old 08-07-2013, 03:19 PM   #30120
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Not yet a gun imo, but it still had to go through a FFL

It's a Cross Machine Tool billet lower

https://www.cmttac.com/

https://www.cmttac.com/index.php?rou...product_id=104

They do custom engraving for NFA requirements (for an extra $30)

Noveske Gen II for comparison

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