Author Archive: TheWiryIrishman

I'm an engineering improvement specialist in the aerospace industry

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Savage 110BA Initial Impressions and First 100 Rounds

Savage 110BA Initial Impressions and First 100 Rounds

| October 10, 2012 | 18 Comments

The Gun: Savage 110BA, .300 Winchester Magnum My usual MO is to do initial impression/first 1000 rounds reports, but since putting 1000 rounds through this rifle would both cost as much as the gun itself and be approaching the end of the barrel’s life, I’m posting this one a little early. I had been lusting […]

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SVI Carry Gun – 5000 Round Report

SVI Carry Gun – 5000 Round Report

| July 22, 2012 | 2 Comments

The Gun: A 5″, full-dustcover, all-steel SVI 2011 in .45 ACP. You can get more detailed info from my 1000 round report here: http://www.dayattherange.com/?p=1436 Ammunition: 200 230gr. +P HST 4800 handloads – 4.7gr. Bullseye under a 230gr. Missouri Bullet LRN Maintenance: Clean with Ballistol and brake cleaner after every range trip, typically 300-500 rounds. Lube with […]

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Kimber SIS Ultra: 5000 round report

Kimber SIS Ultra: 5000 round report

| April 14, 2012 | 9 Comments

The Gun: Kimber SIS Ultra, you can read more about why I chose it here: http://www.dayattherange.com/?p=611. Ammo: 4700 hand loads, 4.7gr. Bullseye under a 230 grain Missouri Bullet LRN. 300 Federal HST +P 230gr. Maintenance: Fully cleaned with Ballistol and brake cleaner after every range trip, usually between 200-500 rounds. Lubed with Slide Glide Lite and […]

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Finish durability test – SVI Infinicoat

Finish durability test – SVI Infinicoat

| August 8, 2011 | 5 Comments

Here’s my new SVI, with Gun Metal Dark Infinicoat finish. Its a PVD finish similar (or, I suspect, identical) to IonBond. I was putting some new grip tape on it the other night, and being me, ended up with superglue fingerprints all over my gun. I remembered a gunsmith doing a demo for me with […]

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New SVI Carry Gun – Initial Impression and First 1000 rounds

New SVI Carry Gun – Initial Impression and First 1000 rounds

| July 31, 2011 | 11 Comments

This is going to be a little different than my other initial impressions reports. Its going to be more of just a range report, as I put the first 1000 rounds through the gun in one sitting. Here it is, fresh out of the box: Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe […]

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