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Ruger Mark Series... which barrel is for me?

Discussion in 'Band of Glockers' started by bisoy, Aug 8, 2007.

  1. bisoy

    bisoy

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    good day gurus. i would like to ask for the advantages / disadvantages of different types of barrels available for ruger mark II or III. i have marked their models and barrels as displayed on their site. the target and standard models arent described what barrel they have but i think some shooters refer to them as tapered barrels?

    HUNTER - flutted bull barrel
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    BULL - bull barrel
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    COMPETITION - slab bull
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    TARGET model
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    STANDARD model
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    there are also several barrel lengths available from 4" to 6 7/8". how big is the difference when it comes to accuracy given both are of the same barrel kind but different barrel lengths?

    thanks for looking.
     
  2. bulm540

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    Depends on what you are goign to do with it. Longer barrel, longer sight radius equals increase accuracy if you do your part.
     

  3. bisoy

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    was just going to use it for plinking lang. how about the different type of barrels? are they all that different? i mean.... is accuracy that big a change?

    between a 4' barrel and their 6 7/8" barrel, malaki ba difference ng accuracy? at what distance does it start to make a lot of difference?

    i ask coz if im just going to shoot at 25 yards or something, baka kasi any type of barrel ang length wont affect accuracy pa. maybe the 50 yard length or something is where these starts to make a difference?

    anyone? thanks
     
  4. Dok

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    for plinking 25 yards and more, get the 5 1/2 and longer barrels. bull or tapered or fluted won't matter
     
  5. bisoy

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    thanks sir. may i ask hanggang saan lang ang accuracy ng 4"? initially, i was leaning towards the 4" na bull coz that's the shortest available sa local gun shop namin. i have plans putting a suppressor kaya the shorter the barrel, the better sana para hindi masyado mahaba ang over-all length.
     
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    ditto, it is a blowback. Barrel is fixed, Probabaly no barrel whip. If you want a lighter weight then the fluted is your choice. If you are going to shoot 50 yarders then get the longer barrel.
     
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    i have a 4 inch bull. you will get good accuracy at 25 yards

    putting suppressors can affect you accuracy.
     
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    any info on how big the difference in accuracy with the suppressor sir?

    any info also on how big the difference on accuracy on 25 yards up for the 4" vs the 5 7/8"?

    one last question sir.... i have read several things about mark II vs Mark III. what is your take on this?

    thanks in advance.
     
  9. isuzu

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    Turbulence generated by the bullet when passing the suppressor will affect accuracy. As to what extent, it would depend on a lot of factors (ammo used, suppressor used, how well the suppressor is aligned with the bore). A bad barrel-suppressor alignment will cause the bullet to touch part of the inside of the suppressor and you will have accuracy problems.

    Match rifles don't have suppressors or muzzle brakes at the end of the barrel. A bonus when the BATF banned muzzle brakes/flash hiders during Clinton's time was that the AR rifles without muzzle brakes/flash hiders were more accurate than the original designs.

    You might also want to look into the 22/45 models.
     
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    ok, noted sir. i was considering the 22/45 configuration before pero parang mas classic kasi tingnan yung orig design eh. heh heh
     
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    I noticed the accuracy on my SU-16CA suffered when I put a muzzle brake on it.
     
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    diff ng markll,lll & 22/45? tnx
     
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    5.5 Bull is my favorite. 25 yds is pretty good. ive had 22 000 rounds thru mine.
     
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    Mark II - older version (no longer available)
    Msrk III - current version
    22/45 - plastic frame w/ controls similar to a 1911 including grip angle
     
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    Mark 2- as stated, older version. magazine release at the heel of the grip. no magazine disconnect, no loaded chamber indicator.

    Mark 3- new version with magazine disconnect, magazine release at the left side of grip before the trigger, loaded chamber indicator, tapered bolt ears.

    22/45- previously stated

    Mark 2-most sought after in the States, most people in the US hate the safety features. it sometimes cost more than the new mark 3.
     
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