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aadhaulya
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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby aadhaulya » Sun Sep 27, 2015 9:50 am

Basu,

Which rifle is that and how does one get a new one?? First time i am hearing about it and you have got me excited about trying to find one.

Atul



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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby santoz » Tue Apr 12, 2016 12:07 am

hi will a member ship for .22 rifle in a rifle club would be helpfull for me to get a license for owning a rifle if yes is there any creteria like years of membership or anything else.kindly guide me how to go about this....



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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby Basu » Tue Apr 12, 2016 8:34 am

Dear aadhaulya,

I fired lawman's almost new .22 lr.
He had to wait for six months , then costed 45000/- ,ex factory.
It is made in Ichapur gun shell factory.
Our club's brnos fired thousands of shots , at times misfire.

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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby Peacefulguns » Fri Apr 15, 2016 7:08 pm

Has anyone heard of a folding stock for the .22?



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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby Peacefulguns » Mon May 09, 2016 10:16 pm

Hi folks. It seems nobody has a folding stock for a .22 rifle. Any idea where it can be made?



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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby main13 » Mon May 09, 2016 10:34 pm

Peacefulguns wrote:Hi folks. It seems nobody has a folding stock for a .22 rifle. Any idea where it can be made?


http://gunaccessory.com/accessories/

Talk to these guys. They do stock mods for 30.06, .315 & PAGs. Should be able to help you. Let me know if you need any help with contacting them...


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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby andy_65_in » Tue May 10, 2016 8:32 am

Handled this IOF 22 in the NCC.Its a pathetic firearm,a total let down.scope rail is crudely finished,magazine wont feed and handloading of IOF ammo in the chamber is the only way it fires.Bolt travel is tragic,most bolts dont settle down completly after cocking, some bolts have to be literally smashed down.Really astonished that the IOF is still selling this third rate weapon.Poor show



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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby xl_target » Wed May 11, 2016 8:29 am

At least you had a magazine.
When I was in the NCC, we used ancient Lee Enfields trainers in .22 LR.
Many of them were so shot out that you were lucky to hit the side of barn from inside of it.
Loading cartridges singly was the only way you could load them.


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Mack The Knife
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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby Mack The Knife » Mon May 23, 2016 7:36 pm

Some pics from the dim and distant past (2010).

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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby GNV » Mon May 23, 2016 8:29 pm

It is real cool.

GNV



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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby Mack The Knife » Mon May 23, 2016 9:08 pm

Thanks but there is a lot more to it than the looks.



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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby xl_target » Mon May 23, 2016 11:33 pm

Also note that the group shown is an example of some really excellent shooting.
While it shows us what the rifle is capable of, not everyone will be able to achieve the same results.
You can have the most accurate rifle in the world but if you can't shoot it well.........
What I'm saying is that a lot of times, its the Indian and not the arrow, if you get my meaning.


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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby Mack The Knife » Tue May 24, 2016 12:18 am

XL, your tenner is in the mail. :wink:

Here's another group that I never bothered measuring for some reason. Same parameters.

However, these are three shot groups, not five or ten shot one's.

I am not posting pics of the 'shotgun patterns'. :P

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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby xl_target » Tue May 24, 2016 1:54 am

I'll just add that to the pile of cash that I have amassed over the years, singing the praises of the mad bawa. LOL.
Seriously, that is some fine shooting!
You can go Squirrel hunting with me any time.


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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby Mack The Knife » Tue May 24, 2016 5:57 am

Thank you but that is more the exception than the norm.

Speaking of madness, how many lap their scope rings and use a torque wrench when fitting action to stock and the scope mounts to the receiver rails?

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