close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

Welcome to Glock Talk

Why should YOU join our Glock forum?

  • Converse with other Glock Enthusiasts
  • Learn about the latest hunting products
  • Becoming a member is FREE and EASY

If you consider yourself a beginner or an avid shooter, the Glock Talk community is your place to discuss self defense, concealed carry, reloading, target shooting, and all things Glock.

ruger 22/45 magazine doesn't drop out

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by cangler, Apr 17, 2010.

  1. cangler

    cangler Republican!!

    646
    10
    Mar 3, 2010
    Dallas, TX
    I had bought this ruger 22/45 pistol recently, it was the last one they had... display model... and even at the dealer, I noticed the magazines wouldn't drop freely out when you push the mag release button. In most cases, they will drop just enough for you to be able to pull it out with two fingers... like it comes out about half an inch or so. It really bugs me, but it was the last one they had, and this particular model is hard to find. Anyways, as far as I know, the magazine is suppose to fall out easily on this gun... would a typical gunsmith be able to resolve this issue you imagine? I have no idea why it gets stuck... but hopefully it's fixable. I prefer all my handguns guns to have a drop free magazine release.
     
    Last edited: Apr 17, 2010
  2. zxracer3

    zxracer3

    83
    0
    Mar 10, 2009
    The magazine won't drop out because of the mag safety. You need an OEM mark II hammer bushing or an oversized clarck's custom mark II hammer bushing (for less play in the trigger), in order to remove the mag safety. Then once the safety is removed your mags will drop free. There's no other way.
     


  3. cangler

    cangler Republican!!

    646
    10
    Mar 3, 2010
    Dallas, TX
    Ahhh, that makes sense.

    So, where do you think I could find either of those hammer bushings, not real clear what they look like either.

    Thanks!
     
  4. zxracer3

    zxracer3

    83
    0
    Mar 10, 2009
    Last edited: Apr 17, 2010
  5. cangler

    cangler Republican!!

    646
    10
    Mar 3, 2010
    Dallas, TX
  6. Glock2008

    Glock2008 Gun User

    1,038
    2
    Jul 16, 2008
    Up north
    If you have a dremel you can also just buy some flat washers at the hardware store and grind a flat spot on one side and use that to replace the mag safty.