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Old 01-15-2014, 03:40 AM   #21
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Thanks TGR that is a beauty. I have heard that removing the front band is a good idea. Free floating the barrel would be simply identifying any place the barrel contacts the stock and sanding it down right?
The fore end is too fat and if I get rid of the barrel band it would need to be tapered down to look good anyway. The issue I have with the grip is that I have big hands and the area where my palm thumb pad sits is too thick which pushes my hand too far forward. I need a recess so my hand will rest more naturaly. Overall the whole stock is a bit thick. So I think it leaves me with plenty to work with a little at a time till it feels good. Any and all advice from you is certainly welcome.
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Old 01-15-2014, 05:39 AM   #22
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Me like the Izzy grips.

Really does help with a no slip hold.
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Thanks TGR that is a beauty. I have heard that removing the front band is a good idea. Free floating the barrel would be simply identifying any place the barrel contacts the stock and sanding it down right?
The fore end is too fat and if I get rid of the barrel band it would need to be tapered down to look good anyway. The issue I have with the grip is that I have big hands and the area where my palm thumb pad sits is too thick which pushes my hand too far forward. I need a recess so my hand will rest more naturaly. Overall the whole stock is a bit thick. So I think it leaves me with plenty to work with a little at a time till it feels good. Any and all advice from you is certainly welcome.
I use a snap-on or craftman deep socket with a extension and rap sandpaper around socket the sizes I need and open the barrel channel up . I leave a big gap where I can slide business card up and down the channel and it helps cool barrel barrel .

Got you check today thank you .
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I will definitely use the socket and sand paper method when I do the stock. And the Izzy grips look cool. Did you burn the stippling in with a soldering iron?
I won't be doing any finish work on the grip until I get it shaped the way it feels good. Then I might try my hand at checkering.

And you are welcome but the thanks go to you.
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I will definitely use the socket and sand paper method when I do the stock. And the Izzy grips look cool. Did you burn the stippling in with a soldering iron?
I won't be doing any finish work on the grip until I get it shaped the way it feels good. Then I might try my hand at checkering.

And you are welcome but the thanks go to you.
Yes a cheap $5 pencil soldering iron . The checkering is a pain to do .
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I received my Peep sight and a BX 25 from Ruger yesterday. And put the rear peep on then and it is amazing how big that little hole looks when sighting through it. It came with a .093 aperture and I am going to order a .050 I can't wait to go shoot it. It came with a taller red fiber optic and I just put that on this afternoon. Huge difference, that red tube stands out nice. Also the stock front post had a piece of metal shaving under the rear end of the dovetail that was pushing it up and left a gap under it. I should have shot a picture of it.

In this one I got it to focus more on the front post.
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Thats the same setup we are currently using on our 1022 Sporter. Had it scoped at one time, but have much better rifles for use with a scope, so decided to go with the peep on the Ruger. Really makes a fun gun even more fun to shoot. I think you'll do just fine with the .093 aperture, but won't hurt to have the smaller one handy when you have enough light available.
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When I do the SASS/CAS matches , deer hunt under 75 yds or shoot in low light I take aperture out of the sight and use the threaded hole only . Do not try to line anything up , just look threw thread hole . When the front sight and target are clear and sharp your sight are lined up perfect just pull the trigger . This works for me .................

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The perfect setup for a gun in our woods is a peep with a fiber optic front like a Firesight or a small, low mag scope. Of the two, I'm partial to the scope because it lets me draw a finer sight picture and see a bit into the shadows. A scope, though, just isn't a good fit or match with some guns. Would ruin the handling qualities of my favorite 30-30 woods gun, for instance, my 336T with its 18 1/2" barrel. It's about as short and handy as a 1022.

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The perfect setup for a gun in our woods is a peep with a fiber optic front like a Firesight or a small, low mag scope. Of the two, I'm partial to the scope because it lets me draw a finer sight picture and see a bit into the shadows. A scope, though, just isn't a good fit or match with some guns. Would ruin the handling qualities of my favorite 30-30 woods gun, for instance, my 336T with its 18 1/2" barrel. It's about as short and handy as a 1022.

That is pretty, I love the walnut stock. Short and Handy and packs a wallop.
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I did free float the barrel today and tried using a socket and extension. I found it a little difficult to get a good hold on and wanted to use a longer piece of sand paper. So I took a 3 foot long piece of 5/8" dowel rod and wrapped a half sheet of 40 grit paper at one end and a sheet of 80 grit on the other. It worked out very nicely, I had a good grip on one end while using the other. I finished smoothing it down with some 150. And I took the 150 to the sharp edges on the top of the stock. I think I will cut and reshape the stock the way TGR has his. Tapering down to get rid of the barrel band recess would take a lot of material off and might leave it too skinny.
You can see my high tech sanding tool on the table.


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I did free float the barrel today and tried using a socket and extension. I found it a little difficult to get a good hold on and wanted to use a longer piece of sand paper. So I took a 3 foot long piece of 5/8" dowel rod and wrapped a half sheet of 40 grit paper at one end and a sheet of 80 grit on the other. It worked out very nicely, I had a good grip on one end while using the other. I finished smoothing it down with some 150. And I took the 150 to the sharp edges on the top of the stock. I think I will cut and reshape the stock the way TGR has his. Tapering down to get rid of the barrel band recess would take a lot of material off and might leave it too skinny.
You can see my high tech sanding tool on the table.


It looks like you are really getting into making this an accurate shooter. Can't wait to see the final result and range target.
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Old 01-20-2014, 08:03 AM   #33
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Everyone here inspires me to be a better shooter.
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Everyone here inspires me to be a better shooter.
Same here. NCG and TGR set a high bar.
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Aw, shucks, guys!

Like your new avatar, 303. Not that I am a football fan, but it is a neat emblem.
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I took her to the range today with the new peep sight and bipod. I am very pleased but I wish the range would invest in better lighting. I can't wait to shoot this one in daylight. I shot a total of 75 rounds all CCI minimag round nose. I am just posting a few targets. It sure makes a difference when you can see the front post and pretty much forget about the rear sight.

First round at 15 yds.



3 rounds at 10 yds.



First 2 at 20 yds.



First 2 at 25 yds. That little bowling pin gets really small at 25 yds. The square is 2"



And that is 5 at 15yds.



After that I just had fun and put 25 more in pretty much the same place just made the hole bigger. I love the BX-25 mags. But the ten rounders make me take more time for some reason.
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We have a winner! Nice shooting, there, Seabee!
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Ditto on the nice shooting. I think I enjoy range reports the most of all threads.
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Are you seeing the pictures upside down? When I posted them they were right side up.
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Are you seeing the pictures upside down? When I posted them they were right side up.
They look right side up to me.
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