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Forum: Rimfire April 11th, 2021, 03:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By hobbycollector
2 months ago they were working on orders from the...

2 months ago they were working on orders from the second week of December. Might have to adjust your expectations. Iím still waiting for my order from mid-January too. Luckily I found another 2K...
Forum: Recreational Shooting February 7th, 2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,172
Posted By hobbycollector
Iíd have to guess at this point, but Iíd say less...

Iíd have to guess at this point, but Iíd say less than half the time I was behind the scope. Shoot, bolt back, reset rifle and breathe, on scope, on target, bolt forward, tune aim, shoot. If I donít...
Forum: Recreational Shooting January 16th, 2021, 11:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,172
Posted By hobbycollector
50 yard groups for measuring the abilities of me...

50 yard groups for measuring the abilities of me and my rifle. I wouldnít say I put together 10 really good shots, more like 10 decent shots. As long as Iím sub MOA with 10 Iím happy. <0.5Ē at 50...
Forum: Recreational Shooting January 16th, 2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,172
Posted By hobbycollector
I like trying to match 5 and 10 round group sizes...

I like trying to match 5 and 10 round group sizes as best I can. Iíll get tunnel vision and shoot for 30 minutes straight. I was trying to share the wealth and only order a brick at a time, but even...
Forum: Recreational Shooting January 16th, 2021, 10:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,172
Posted By hobbycollector
As for the why jump to mags, the tension in my 10...

As for the why jump to mags, the tension in my 10 rounders vary a good amount. This particular mag feels like it has a weaker spring. My other mags feel stiffer. Iíve noticed flyers more often with...
Forum: Recreational Shooting January 16th, 2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,172
Posted By hobbycollector
I wouldnít mind it for plinking. I think the mags...

I wouldnít mind it for plinking. I think the mags for my CZ 457 go up to 25, though. 30 must be an evil number. [emoji2369]
Forum: Recreational Shooting January 16th, 2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,172
Posted By hobbycollector
Gun was shot off a bench with bipod and rear bag....

Gun was shot off a bench with bipod and rear bag. The process felt normal and didnít feel like a push or quick grab of the trigger. I was thinking more scraping lube or rubbing the bullet as it gets...
Forum: Recreational Shooting January 16th, 2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,172
Posted By hobbycollector
Magazine Size and Group Size

Stupid question time. I was at the range earlier and shot an outstanding 5 round group using my 5 round magazine. Followed it with a more typical 10 round group out of a 10 round magazine that had a...
Forum: Rimfire January 2nd, 2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,495
Posted By hobbycollector
Iíve had significant improvements in ammo...

Iíve had significant improvements in ammo pickiness once I swapped my barrel for a GM bull barrel. Not everything shoots great, but I can plink with just about anything. Most subsonics will shoot...
Forum: Handguns January 1st, 2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,448
Posted By hobbycollector
Iím having the opposite problem. Iíve bought an...

Iím having the opposite problem. Iíve bought an upper and built a lower for a 300BLK AR, a conversion kit for my P80, and a couple CZ 457 models. Add in accessories, a 10/22 a month or so prior, some...
Forum: Rimfire December 31st, 2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,495
Posted By hobbycollector
Youíre not missing much if youíre looking to...

Youíre not missing much if youíre looking to shoot tiny holes in paper. At 100 yards thereís roughly a 3 foot dispersion out of my 10/22 judging from the impact splashes on the berm. At 50 yards it...
Forum: Recreational Shooting December 18th, 2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,711
Posted By hobbycollector
Iíd try to find a loophole with the wife and buy...

Iíd try to find a loophole with the wife and buy an AR-15 lower and an M&P 15-22. Without knowing what regulations and restrictions are in the pipeline Iíd like to have the possibility of being...
Forum: Competitive Shooting December 17th, 2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,461
Posted By hobbycollector
Thatís definitely a good way to go. Thatís what I...

Thatís definitely a good way to go. Thatís what I wouldíve done if the excuse to get a rifle in the brand and action I wanted wasnít presented. Be sure to read up on transitions with a semi. Seems...
Forum: Competitive Shooting December 15th, 2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,461
Posted By hobbycollector
Rimfire Rifle Comps

Thanks for the additional info. Stretching out the 22 sounds like fun. Iíll probably take it slow so I can dial things in at 200 and in first since itís my first foray into shooting where wind reads...
Forum: Competitive Shooting December 13th, 2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,461
Posted By hobbycollector
Good deal. Iíll sign up for some coaching after I...

Good deal. Iíll sign up for some coaching after I get my new rifle and accessories. Never know what shipping times will be like around Christmas.




Thanks for the info. Iíll look into NVGC too.
Forum: Competitive Shooting December 12th, 2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,461
Posted By hobbycollector
Rimfire Rifle Comps

I recently ordered a rifle and scope looking to get into NRL22 base class. Then I started looking on MDS for info. I looked through a bunch of posts here and it seems like MARS is the popular rimfire...
Forum: Medusa Munitions December 9th, 2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,694
Posted By hobbycollector
Do you plan to get any 6.5mm bullets?...

Do you plan to get any 6.5mm bullets? Particularly interested in Hornady ELD-X.
Forum: Shotguns December 9th, 2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By hobbycollector
Donít forget about the extended times to ship and...

Donít forget about the extended times to ship and extended shipping times depending on whoís delivering. Christmas is getting close.
Forum: Competitive Shooting December 7th, 2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,101
Posted By hobbycollector
I think Iíll try one at AAFG next time. As cool...

I think Iíll try one at AAFG next time. As cool as the automatic fire and black powder rifles were, I had a tough time hearing even with electronic muffs.

Iím not sure if anyone else is aware,...
Forum: Competitive Shooting December 7th, 2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,101
Posted By hobbycollector
Yes! After a day of recovery my arms where my...

Yes! After a day of recovery my arms where my biceps should be are starting to feel less pain from Saturday. I assumed it was from the weight of my rifle but I was probably muscling the rifle and my...
Forum: Rimfire December 6th, 2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 781
Posted By hobbycollector
You replacing an old barrel with something more...

You replacing an old barrel with something more accurate or putting a 10/22 together?
Forum: Competitive Shooting December 6th, 2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,101
Posted By hobbycollector
My First Appleseed 12/5-12/6 2020

WARNING: Long post. I had been considering taking the Applseed Clinic for awhile and while looking at reviews and AARs I noticed most of them were done by repeat Appleseed students. It was hard to...
Forum: Rimfire November 29th, 2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,701
Posted By hobbycollector
CZ 457 Varmint MTR is here

Been considering an At One stocked 457. Do you have a thread on yours? Howís it shoot?

ETA: beautiful rifle and shots Maxicooper. Love the classic wood look.
Forum: The Depot November 25th, 2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 966
Posted By hobbycollector
Have you tried 20 rounders on the bench? Iíve...

Have you tried 20 rounders on the bench? Iíve been leaning towards trying them to see if itíd be a best of both worlds situation. Iíll still keep my 30 rounders on top of the 20s if I go that route.
Forum: The Depot November 25th, 2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 966
Posted By hobbycollector
FDE links to an ODG ad. Iíve been waiting to...

FDE links to an ODG ad.
Iíve been waiting to find a good price on their 10/20 mags for shooting off a bench.
Forum: The Depot November 25th, 2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,075
Posted By hobbycollector
I was at Tyler Firearms last weekend. They still...

I was at Tyler Firearms last weekend. They still had at least one M&M AR15 stripped lower. Not sure if or how many they have in the back. They also had a few built rifle and pistol M&M lowers for...
Forum: Recreational Shooting November 24th, 2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By hobbycollector
Depends on distance and use. If itís just for fun...

Depends on distance and use. If itís just for fun Iíd go cheap with a Caldwell Rock Jr. Itís not the best but it beats a front bag IMO. Youíll probably want a rear bag too. Itís not needed but I like...
Forum: Recreational Shooting November 24th, 2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,609
Posted By hobbycollector
Just because Iíve never done one of these before,...

Just because Iíve never done one of these before, is a full choke okay for some of these 40+ yard distances? I wonít be tearing up frames or anything will I? Assuming I remember how my full choke...
Forum: Recreational Shooting November 22nd, 2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,609
Posted By hobbycollector
Are turkey shoots held throughout the year or in...

Are turkey shoots held throughout the year or in the fall and winter months? I havenít heard of it before this but it sounds like it could be fun.
Forum: Rimfire November 21st, 2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1,608
Views: 475,271
Posted By hobbycollector
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Shortly after getting rid of my 10/22 a while back I began thinking about getting another. I set my first one back to...
Forum: Reloading January 24th, 2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,536
Posted By hobbycollector
I stopped by Bass Pro today. They have no H4350...

I stopped by Bass Pro today. They have no H4350 in stock. Delivery date was blank but the sticker was dated last week. Theyíll have a good stock once it gets delivered but nothing now. One of this...
Forum: Reloading January 23rd, 2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,536
Posted By hobbycollector
Their current stock was pretty limited a few...

Their current stock was pretty limited a few weeks ago. Did their shipment come in? There was no H4350 to be found with an estimated delivery date during the last week of January.
Forum: Handguns January 7th, 2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,753
Posted By hobbycollector
So what youíre saying is by using my HQL to buy...

So what youíre saying is by using my HQL to buy AR lower receivers I get to stick it to them twice? Sold!
Forum: Competitive Shooting December 9th, 2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,952
Posted By hobbycollector
Initially just looking at $200 for a membership...

Initially just looking at $200 for a membership seemed like too much. In my case it was a no brainer. I probably hit the range 2-3 times per month. Mostly to shoot rifle, but Iíll shoot pistol...
Forum: The Depot December 3rd, 2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,856
Posted By hobbycollector
My .30 cal cans arrived today. Theyíre smaller...

My .30 cal cans arrived today. Theyíre smaller than I thought. Itíll work for my limited needs. I may need to get a .50 cal can if decide to start stocking up. Hereís some pics to show size.
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