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Finally a .22 pistol! (now if I could only find ammo)

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by Krigloch, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. Krigloch

    Krigloch BACONEER

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    Picked up a Ruger 22/45 today. Cant wait to shoot this thing! :rock:
    Feels excellent in hand!

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  2. itstime

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    Congrats. Great gun.
     

  3. Bruce M

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    Good choice. Hopefully some .22 will start flowing soon.
     
  4. CBennett

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    wow where do you guys live that you cant get .22 ammo I can get plenty lol....it jumped in price thats for sure to close to $30 a 500(last year it was almost 4-5 cheaper at around $24-25 a 500)..but ive seen plenty..
     
  5. G26S239

    G26S239 NRA Patron

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    Congrats, my MK II also has the 5.5" bull barrel.
     
  6. Guatariccan

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    Great pistol! I've had mine for a couple years. I recommend a hi-viz front sight and the Clark customs hammer bushing. It gets rid of the mag safety, makes dis-assembly easier as there is no need to have a mag, and it improves the trigger a bit too.
     
  7. Krigloch

    Krigloch BACONEER

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    Thanks dudes!

    it's bone dry here in Springfield

    Nice, I'll look into that!
     
  8. oldnoob

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    Very nice. 22/45 is great little piece. Only thing I hate is that black plastic grip it came out of factory with.
     
  9. commonguy001

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    Great little guns
    I've got a MK3 hunter that's a ball to shoot. Saying that I'm in your boat as we haven't had bulk packs of 22lr around here for over a month. I haven't been shooting nearly as much through mine as I usually do as I'm down to my last few thousand rounds.

    Enjoy!

    And when you're ready to do the bushing mod or dump the LCI there are a bunch of great threads on the Ruger forums or pretty much anywhere MKs are talked about.
     
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  10. bac1023

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    Congrats on a great pistol. :)
     
  11. CBennett

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    That or a Buckmark will be my next .22 pistol i think(unless I go revolver lol)
     
  12. commonguy001

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    Can't go wrong with a Buckmark either
    Super accurate and a ton of fun (I have a camper with cocobolo grips along with a MK3)
     
  13. LASTRESORT20

    LASTRESORT20 LongTerm-Guy

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    Yes Congrats! very nice....makes me want one.
     
  14. Cole125

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    Congrats! :cool: I've had a MKIII Target for a year and its been nothing but fun. Put a red dot on there and it's a real tack driver.

    Don't worry once supply catches back up with demand .22 ammo will be available again, give it a month or two.
     
  15. concretefuzzynuts

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    Very nice buy. And they usually aren't picky on ammo, though I usually stick to CCI Mini Mags.
     
  16. sdsnet

    sdsnet NRA Member CLM

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    I was at Academy Sunday afternoon and they are applying the single box rule to the little box of 100 LR. At least you can buy a little.