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New Ruger MKIII Target, pics

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by Cole125, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. Cole125

    Cole125 Silver Member

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    I just bought a new Ruger MKIII 5.5 inch stainless bull barrel, and had a chance to put about 500 rounds through it this weekend. Let me tell you this thing is a shooter! It did not have a single malfunction of any kind, very accurate and just a whole lot of fun! :cool:

    Here the new toy is
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    MKIII with my other .22 pistol, a Smith & Wesson 617 6 shot pre-lock.

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  2. bac1023

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    Congrats on a great pistol. :cool:
     

  3. hogship

    hogship It's MY Island

    Have you compared accuracy between the two?

    I'd be willing to bet the Ruger is the more accurate.....if you can detect a difference.

    congratulations.......

    ooc
     
  4. Cole125

    Cole125 Silver Member

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    Thanks Bac :supergrin:
     
  5. Cole125

    Cole125 Silver Member

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    The Mark III is a little more accurate, but both are tack drivers! I am going to get a Weaver 2x scope for the Mark III and se what it can really do.
     
  6. Glock22Gen3

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    Congrats on you purchase, I like mine. I'll put a 64 oz soda bottle out at the 50 yard mark and free stand shoot at it and laugh at watching it dance!:rofl:
     

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  7. Glock22Gen3

    Glock22Gen3

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    Why does my picture show an attachment and its small. The others are large, how do I do this?:crying:
     
  8. got2hav1

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    Congrats on your new Ruger. They are a lot of fun and very accurate. Enjoy!:cool:
     
  9. Cole125

    Cole125 Silver Member

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    Shadyscott69, One nice set up you have there! I have a Burris Fastfire II I might try on my MKIII, I think a red dot would be lots of fun on this pistol.

    got2hav1, Thanks. Like all Ruger firearms MKIIIs are a great value, for the price you are getting a heck of a nice gun thats going to last a lifetime.

    Other MKIII owners feel free to post pics of your pistols here too. :cool:
     
  10. JimIsland

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    I want one of those! Can they be had for under MSRP?
     
  11. Cole125

    Cole125 Silver Member

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    Get one, trust me they are well worth the money very well built gun. I got mine for well under MSRP, $418 plus background check. Most decent dealers will get you it for under 5 bills no question.
     
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  12. Shadyscott69

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    Thanks. That is my rimfire, Steel Challenge gun. I had a Burris FF on it for a while. The Cmore is a much faster sight IMO.
     
  13. Cole125

    Cole125 Silver Member

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    I'll look into Cmore red dots, thanks for the tip.