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Old 10-26-2012, 05:41 AM   #2101
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Yep, the 10 "ring" on the old Army target is a .020 dot.

mine never look like that.
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Old 10-26-2012, 07:48 AM   #2102
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mine never look like that.

Yeah, he missed all that other black area!
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Old 10-26-2012, 02:00 PM   #2103
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mine never look like that.
Get one of these and burn up about 80,000- 100,000rounds.

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Old 10-26-2012, 02:10 PM   #2104
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Refinish?

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Get one of these and burn up about 80,000- 100,000rounds.


Did you refinish that? My 1813 sure doesn't shine like that gun does.


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Old 10-26-2012, 02:24 PM   #2105
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Did you refinish that? My 1813 sure doesn't shine like that gun does.
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Refinished it a few years ago,'68 1413 barrel/action,Fajen blank my dad and I carved that same year,butt plate is off a Walther.
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Old 10-26-2012, 03:41 PM   #2106
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Get one of these and burn up about 80,000- 100,000rounds.
This is what I've been using.



What's that scope you've got on yours? Are you shooting at 50 meters?
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Old 10-26-2012, 05:22 PM   #2107
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This is what I've been using.
What's that scope you've got on yours? Are you shooting at 50 meters?
I started with a 340B Mossberg then a 52C Win. next a Anschutz 64 then the SuperMatch 54.

Back in the day I shot indoor gallery at 50 ft, outdoor 50 yrds. and 50 meters and 100 yards.

The pic I posted earlier was prone position at 50 ft a year or so ago, my fat belly now is a tight fit in the old 10X leather coat.

The telescope is a Redfield 3200, 20X boosted to 24X.

Here's the factory test target that came with the rifle.
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Old 10-26-2012, 08:00 PM   #2108
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Yep, the 10 "ring" on the old Army target is a .020 dot.

Do I see powder burns on that paper?

Just kidding man. Nice shooting.
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Old 10-26-2012, 08:17 PM   #2109
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anyone got a suppressed .17 HMR-

How quiet

I prefer to not shoot mine without hearing protection. I have been around suppressed 17HMR's enough to say that they are quiet enough by a good deal to shoot without hearing protection. A proper suppressor will take almost all of the muzzle blast out of the equation leaving only the crack of the bullet. It's a small projectile therefore it leaves a small sound signature.

They are much more pleasant to be around when suppressed.
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Old 10-27-2012, 11:15 AM   #2110
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i see in my local gun store flobert/9mm rimfire shotgun rounds are still available, anyone use these "garden guns"?
(although at now over 1/$1.50 per cartridge, i bet you dont very often!)
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:10 PM   #2111
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I bought one of these Savage .22s last week and broke in the barrel by shooting all kinds of ammo rapid fire through it.

Anyway it shoots best with CCI Blazer, even better than with SK Standard Plus. Tried Federal Match and a couple of others, but glad it likes the Blazer, my favorite cheap ammo. At the end I was getting 1/4" groups at 50 yds with it about 2 out 3 times, with one or two flyers ruining the group that didn't make it. Also the Accutrigger was still too heavy for me screwed down to the minimum (2.5 lbs), so I cut a couple of layers of the spring off to bring it down to about 1.25 lbs and will try that today. Love the tac bolt and the composite stock which provides the lil gun with great balance, much better than the Mk II BVT, which probably shoots a little better.
Here are two 5-shot groups shot with CCI Blazer today. The bottom is four shots in one hole and one off to the left a little:

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Old 11-07-2012, 03:36 PM   #2112
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I bought one of these Savage .22s last week and broke in the barrel by shooting all kinds of ammo rapid fire through it.

Anyway it shoots best with CCI Blazer, even better than with SK Standard Plus. Tried Federal Match and a couple of others, but glad it likes the Blazer, my favorite cheap ammo. At the end I was getting 1/4" groups at 50 yds with it about 2 out 3 times, with one or two flyers ruining the group that didn't make it. Also the Accutrigger was still too heavy for me screwed down to the minimum (2.5 lbs), so I cut a couple of layers of the spring off to bring it down to about 1.25 lbs and will try that today. Love the tac bolt and the composite stock which provides the lil gun with great balance, much better than the Mk II BVT, which probably shoots a little better.
Here are two 5-shot groups shot with CCI Blazer today. The bottom is four shots in one hole and one off to the left a little:

Impressive groups Savage makes good stuff
Is that stock, stock??

My savage hates blazer, loves the CCI mini mags.
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Old 11-07-2012, 06:44 PM   #2113
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Impressive groups Savage makes good stuff
Is that stock, stock??

My savage hates blazer, loves the CCI mini mags.
That is a stock stock on the MKII TR. The nice thing is it is very well balanced and actual composite/wood. It seems to be a Boyd .22 stock and I am thinking about ordering one for my 10/22 Ruger. I just got back from trying to get some good scores on a USBR target and found that I can still improve my trigger pull on the MKII. Probably will lighten the pull up some more to less than 1 lb.
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Old 11-09-2012, 07:03 AM   #2114
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New toy ordered

And it really is a toy....I just put on order one of these....being a history nut I just could not pass it up...I think it will be fun.

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Old 11-09-2012, 07:57 AM   #2115
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Just built this little guy. Ruger 10/22 Take Down with a Tasco stock and BSA scope. Mainly wanted an adjustable stock so both myself and my son could shoot this. Works well for both of us.




Fits in here for easy transport with safety equipment (eyes and ears), ammo and clips.



Grew up shooting my grandfathers 10/22 but this is my first gun purchase. Fun for my son and I.
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