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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby hajismp » Wed Jan 22, 2014 8:36 am

Dear veeveeaar. The ammo used was Eley. Insha Allah I will follow your advice and will post the result whenever I get a chance to shoot the same rifle.
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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby StampMaster » Wed Jan 22, 2014 11:07 am

I have an IOF .22 rifle too. And i think its accurate enough (or may be very accurate).

A new 1 rupee coin sized circle, 25 meters and in kneeling position, iron sight and i was able to get a 1 inch away from the circle :) . I am not a professional .


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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby Dkr » Sun Feb 01, 2015 11:04 am

Hi Everyone,

I just got my License for a RifleL. I intend to buy a an IOF .22 Rifle directly from the factory. Any suggestions on how to go about it? Thanks & Regards.



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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby jashwantsinh » Wed Feb 18, 2015 11:12 am

Dkr,

Please use link rfi.nic.in which is self explanatory.



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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby Chandan22 » Sun Mar 01, 2015 3:22 pm

Hello,

I've just bought a new .22lr IOF.

Would like advice from existing users about the following

1. It appears to have dirt etc on the bolt, magazine etc, which rubs off on the fingers. So I took WD40 and sprayed and wiped everywhere I could using kitchen towels, ear buds and a soft cloth.

2. The bolt movement is not as smooth as it should probably be. A bit forced.

3. Magazine spring movement is hardly smooth.

4. After cleaning it up, I lightly applied machine oil.

So this is what I want to know

1. How does one strip and clean this rifle?
2. What materials should be used? Is WD40 suitable? Is Singer Machine Oil Suitable?
3. What are the areas to be oiled? Inside the bolt mechanism?
4. How to make the trigger smoother? Do I spray WD40 inside?
5. I've heard of lapping.. where and how should it be done? Is it recommended generically or in specific instances only?
6. I'm still to fire it. Any other things to do before first firing? After first firing?
7. What is a good cleaning/oiling/maintenance regime?

Thanks
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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby aadhaulya » Sun Mar 01, 2015 3:56 pm

Dear Chandan,
I had a similar problem with the magazine of my 30.06 rifle. It was very difficult to force in 5 rounds in the magazine and after that the bolt was very hard to close. That was because the cartridges were so tightly packed in the magazine that it was difficult to slide it out into the chamber.
I solved this by repeatedly washing out the magazine by dipping it completely in petrol. Then sprayed WD-40 on the springs and finally pouring a locally made gun oil on the springs inside.
This process I repeated a number of times (probably 5 to 6 times) and applied synthetic grease on the lip of the magazine.
Now it works smooth as butter.

Regards



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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby ngrewal » Sun Mar 01, 2015 10:33 pm

hajismp
Grouping looks great

Folks who buy new IOF 22 read earlier posts on modifying or low level things that can be done by a competent gunsmith o IOF 22

Best



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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby aadhaulya » Sun Mar 01, 2015 10:51 pm

Dear ngrewal,

there are 24 pages on this thread. I really tried to go through it. Please help, if it is not too much trouble, to direct me to the relevant page to go through the modifications that can/ should be done.

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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby TwoRivers » Mon Mar 02, 2015 12:06 am

Chandan: WD40, if sprayed on heavily and left on the gun, will over time form a hard yellow deposit, seemingly more so in combination with oil. It can lock up small parts such as safeties, triggers, bolt releases. If used on a gun it should be wiped down. Do not use it on tightly fitting sliding parts where it cannot be wiped off.



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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby hajismp » Wed Apr 15, 2015 8:13 am

Thanks ngrewal ji for your kind words of appreciation about grouping.

Later I came to know that 'front sight' of the same rifle was replaced by local gunsmith and rifle was not properly zeroed after that modification. Otherwise accuracy might be improved. I am also planning to replace my .315 iof for a .22 in near future.

Thanks again.

Dr.S.M.Parvez



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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby TwoRivers » Fri Apr 17, 2015 11:28 am

Dr.: "Accuracy" of a rifle is not determined by where the sights are pointing. It is an intrinsic quality of barrel, and bedding of the barrelled action. A rifle that shoots an eight inch group centered on where you are aiming is not accurate; a rifle that shoots a group covered by a rupee a foot off your aiming point is. Cheers.



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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby Jarakh » Sun Jun 28, 2015 3:38 pm

would you call this .22 LR a decent beginner rifle



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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby sokkri » Sat Sep 26, 2015 8:45 pm

Can anyone enlighten me the current price of IOF .22 (LR). Gun Dealers here in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh are asking 1.4 k for modified and 90k for factory make. Thanks in advance.



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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby aadhaulya » Sat Sep 26, 2015 11:45 pm

sokkri wrote:Can anyone enlighten me the current price of IOF .22 (LR). Gun Dealers here in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh are asking 1.4 k for modified and 90k for factory make. Thanks in advance.


Sokkri,

Refer to http://rfi.nic.in/ the price of the .22 rifle is Rs. 33,770 taxes extra, available from RFI, Kolkata. It would be worth booking it directly and taking delivery from Kolkata. The only issue would be that you can't sell it for 5 years.

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Re: IOF .22 LR rifle

Postby Basu » Sun Sep 27, 2015 8:50 am

I happened to fire lawman's new scoped IFO .22 lr.at range.
This is a very accurate and sweet rifle .
Honestly I enjoyed shooting with this more then club's old brnos.
This rifle worth buying.

Basu


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