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Forum: Range Reports 02-12-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 901
Posted By Rowlf
Same results. I spent an afternoon trying to get...

Same results. I spent an afternoon trying to get two older SA/DA 45s to group well with premium ammunition at 25 yards with poor results. Someone handed me a P365 and, wanting to show off, found it...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-19-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,138
Posted By Rowlf
A few years ago while shooting in the Center Fire...

A few years ago while shooting in the Center Fire match of a monthly Bullseye competition, I finished the second string of Timed Fire early and had a few seconds to look around. I got lucky in...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 01-08-2020, 04:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By Rowlf
Over on the Bulleye-L forum there is a...

Over on the Bulleye-L forum there is a pistolsmith in California that makes a very well made scope mounting rail. If you read through the link below you will see the rail can be mounted without...
Forum: Rimfire! 01-05-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,953
Posted By Rowlf
While I am open minded enough to let my M41 self...

While I am open minded enough to let my M41 self identify anyway it wants to we had to have a talk when it wanted to be a 32ACP.

"Let's open the slide and look at our bolt face. See, you're a...
Forum: Rimfire! 01-05-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,953
Posted By Rowlf
At RimfireCentral.com there is a Smith & Wesson...

At RimfireCentral.com there is a Smith & Wesson Model 41 subforum.

www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=306 (https://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=306)

I own a...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 01-04-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By Rowlf
Some extreme low axis bores: Soviet MTs-3...

Some extreme low axis bores:

Soviet MTs-3 Rekord for Olympic 25 meter Rapid Fire competition.

guns.fandom.com/wiki/MTs-3_Rekord (https://guns.fandom.com/wiki/MTs-3_Rekord)
...
Forum: USGI/Foreign Military and other Vintage 1911s 01-01-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 938
Posted By Rowlf
Depending on user's sweat, cleaning habits, local...

Depending on user's sweat, cleaning habits, local environment and material contacting the pistols rust can easily form on the pistols. I have a few Bullseye pistols from an older pistol shooter who...
Forum: Rimfire! 12-29-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By Rowlf
Just a point of information on friction in a 22,...

Just a point of information on friction in a 22, I have a lower frame that came from batch that was made for a company that thought they would try to enter the 1911 market and then changed their...
Forum: Rimfire! 12-28-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By Rowlf
Also, is the inside of the mainspring housing...

Also, is the inside of the mainspring housing smooth? 22s are vulnerable to friction.
Forum: Rimfire! 12-28-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By Rowlf
Check your chamber for crud or carbon build up...

Check your chamber for crud or carbon build up just before the barrel lede. I use a .24 or 6mm brass brush to clean it up and will either disassemble the upper for a straight shot with a brush or use...
Forum: Rimfire! 12-28-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,015
Posted By Rowlf
Both of my Nelson Conversions the firing pins at...

Both of my Nelson Conversions the firing pins at full forward position are not extended past the bolt face and stop a bit before. That is why they are safe to dry fire. If I remember correctly from...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 10-27-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,161
Posted By Rowlf
Not a blow back. The Accu-Lock used a regular...

Not a blow back. The Accu-Lock used a regular 1911 barrel mechanism as far as link and lugs. The teeth on the front end was for consistent lock-up and the pistols are soft shooting as well as very...
Forum: Revolvers 10-20-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By Rowlf
How well did they fit on the frame? I've had some...

How well did they fit on the frame? I've had some other brands of stocks need filler to fit the frames.
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-24-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,960
Posted By Rowlf
Having competed next to Mr. Anderson I wonder if...

Having competed next to Mr. Anderson I wonder if he was able to compensate for a first shot flier. The shop that made his pistols adopted the Marvel disconnector cut a few years ago after successful...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 08-23-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,960
Posted By Rowlf
Does WC make Bullseye competition pistols? Do...

Does WC make Bullseye competition pistols? Do they include 50 yard test targets with their pistols like a BE pistolsmith does?

After Jerry Keefer discussed the topic a few years ago and KC...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 06-24-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By Rowlf
Here is an alternate: Gehmann Iris...

Here is an alternate: Gehmann Iris (http://champchoice.com/store/Main.aspx?p=ItemDetailOptions&item=390)

I have a Merit and never had much luck with the suction cup. I've considered drilling the...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 05-26-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,536
Posted By Rowlf
I forgot to mention, get a small spotting scope...

I forgot to mention, get a small spotting scope and a stand. A fast adj hardware clamp can be drilled to mount a scope or scope base and will grab almost all benches, and usable scopes can be found...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 05-26-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,536
Posted By Rowlf
Zero makes good ammo for the price. 185 or 200gr...

Zero makes good ammo for the price. 185 or 200gr lead SWCs, and 185gr JHP.

Search for Roze Distribution for ordering information.

Edit: 45 ACP Caliber Loaded Ammunition...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 05-26-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,536
Posted By Rowlf
Are you sure you will find another brand with...

Are you sure you will find another brand with trigger and bushing in the price neighborhood of a SA RO with minor upgrades?

The Range Officer is recommended as a start as the slide/frame fit is...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 05-26-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,536
Posted By Rowlf
A picture of NRA B-16 targets shot at 25 yards...

A picture of NRA B-16 targets shot at 25 yards Slow Fire by a human Ransom Rest, USAMU Sgt Greg Markowski.

(Since he makes the X-ring disappear I guess you add up the outer 10s and subtract)

...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 05-25-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,536
Posted By Rowlf
B-16 and International targets are, how do I say...

B-16 and International targets are, how do I say this, challenging.

There are copies of the USMC Pistol Team workbook available for download ( pdf (http://www.whdmclmarksmen.info/ASSETS/abpth.pdf)...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 05-19-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,571
Posted By Rowlf
It's a piece of metal. Too long, grind some off....

It's a piece of metal. Too long, grind some off. Too short, add a shoe. Don't like serrations, grind them smooth.

There are companies that make anatomical grips, like Rink, Morini, Nil, Vitarbo...
Forum: Competitive Shooting 05-19-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,571
Posted By Rowlf
If you are building or having a BE pistol built...

If you are building or having a BE pistol built for you the trigger will be whatever length suits your hand. I spent a lot of time with the Bullseye pistolsmith that built my 1911 trying several...
Forum: Revolvers 05-02-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By Rowlf
I found an old thread where two Bullseye and PPC...

I found an old thread where two Bullseye and PPC shooters discus the subject,
(I was short on time last night)


Revolvers for Bullseye
forums.1911forum.com/showthread.php?p=4585036...
Forum: Revolvers 05-01-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By Rowlf
One chamber more accurate than the others in a revolver cylinder?

Any truth to this concept of one chamber in a revolver cylinder being more accurate than the other chambers?

On the revolvers I use for 50 yard competition I have had the chamber throats on S&Ws...
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