Monthly Archives: February 2015

The 240th Anniversary of Patriots Day

April 19th, 2015 is the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Lexington and Concord – the first day of the Revolutionary War. Beginning at around 11:00 on the night of the 18th when they heard that the British army was … Continue reading

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Working Over the Bolt

The 10/22’s bolt, as delivered with a new rifle, usually works ok. It’s designed for reliability with a wide range of ammunition, under harsh conditions, and with neglectful maintenance. It is also designed for low manufacturing cost. It’s one of … Continue reading

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Extractors

Two of the most frequently-asked questions on rimfire forums are, “Which aftermarket extractor should I buy?” and “Why do I have failures to eject?”; and the most frequent answer to the second one is, “Upgrade your extractor.” Often that is … Continue reading

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Dry Firing Update

I thought I explained dry firing pretty well here (previous article), but I can’t compete with the stylish way Kirsten Joy Weiss explains it: She gets one thing wrong, though – you can safely dry-fire your 10/22 without needing snap … Continue reading

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Interim (Lazy Man’s) Action Bedding

It’s no secret that in recent years the fit of the action in the stock of many 10/22s is on the loose side, with gaps on the side and rear of the receiver. For whatever reason, some of the stocks, … Continue reading

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Sight Adjustment Part 4: .22LR trajectory

So far we have been showing the bullet traveling in a straight path. We know that in reality it does not; gravity makes it take a curved path. We could ignore that in our calculations in previous articles because all … Continue reading

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