Ruger PCC mlok

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  1. Terry G

    Terry G

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    I bought an early one for $509.00 switched the magazine to Glock feed and haven't had malfunction one. After an outing to the range I noticed light rust on the magazine release and cocking handle so I don't know if the finish was light or what. I just make sure I wipe it down after use now. It IS a pound heavier than my Colt Carbine so I lost that one since I bought it as hiking gun. Get one. SO much fun! IMG_3510.JPG
     
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  2. jame

    jame I don't even know....what I'm doing here....

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    I don’t know what’s required to break down an M-lock model, but with the standard rifle, you just spin a knurled nut a few times, push a small lever, and take it apart. It’s pretty simple, and can be done in a matter of seconds.
     

  3. Terry G

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    What knurled knob?
     
  4. jame

    jame I don't even know....what I'm doing here....

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    It’s just to the front of the receiver. It’s the knurled nut that attaches the barrel to the frame.
     
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    You need to reread your manual.
     
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  6. Terry G

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    Again, what knurled nob? A Ruger PCC does not break down the wau you described. Do you actually own one?
     
  7. DrewBone

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    B, would you care to elaborate on your Sterling carbine that "....didn't work out so great...."? They were pretty much just a fancied up STeN with a folding stock & 16" barrel, but utilized those curved twin roller follower magazines. I do know that lots of times when an open bolt full-auto design is converted to closed bolt semi-auto function in a manner that earns BATFE approval, the fragility or awkwardness of the conversion causes the function and reliability of the firearm to suffer, as did with the M-60 semi-auto conversions. Was this the case, or was it just a POS?
     
  8. Berto

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    Its was a Wiselite Sterling- converted to closed bolt as you observed.
    Two issues I encountered: sometimes fired out of battery, especially when attempting to load hollowpoints (it wouldn't run on any truncated profile bullet), this sometimes resulted in case blowouts. One occasion that required disassembly to remove ring of brass stuck in chamber.
    To be fair, it's a sten based gun, never designed for any jhp.
    The other issue was the gun would periodically double and triple. Wasn't really comfortable with that, so I replaced the FP and moved it along.
    Aside from that, it really was a cool shooter....accuracy was good, folding stock and general construction was solid, but being limited to ball ammo along with it running off every so often and its weight decided it for me.
     
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    Yikes. If I'd had your expriences with the Sterling I'd have come to the same conclusions and relieved myself of it too. Cool or not, noone needs those kinds of headaches!
     
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  10. Berto

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    It was a fun experience, I had the opportunity to chrono some factory ammo with it and saw that you're getting .357mag revolver ballistics from a 9mm carbine....which isnt bad at all.
     
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    I warn you, it's a damn bullet hose. Can't wait for the 45acp version!
     
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  12. jame

    jame I don't even know....what I'm doing here....

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    Yes, I own one. Breaking these things down is as simple as salt, and you need to read your manual. The knurled knob, or nut, is right here:
     
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  13. Terry G

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    Sorry for doubting you. You mean the adjustment ring. You only need to fool with that once. When it's fitted you don't need to turn that at all. Lock the bolt back and push the barrel release and turn the barrel clockwise. No need to turn the adjustment ring at all. That's what had me confused. The manual say's to do it once, that's it.
     
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    jame I don't even know....what I'm doing here....

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    I wasn’t paying attention to who I was responding to. The original guy I replied to said it took him a while to break it down, and I was just going by memory in my reply to him.

    Nomenclature being what it is, I was calling it as I remembered it to a guy I assumed had no idea how to even get started.
     
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    I have the standard model I bought in January of this year. It runs great. I wish it had the mlok handguard and will add one if possible.
     
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  16. Terry G

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    I think that mlok handguard is uglier than a mud fence. It reminds me of the Suomi carbine I bought. 9MM also with a 71 round drum or 32 round stick magazines. It must have weighed 15 pounds with that drum. I dumped it quick. I like the way the carbine looks now. You can keep that handguard.
     
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    Trench Sweeper On the day of your birth death began stalking you

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    I have been kicking around the idea of one. I saw one a couple weeks ago and really liked the feel of it.
     
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    They are alot of fun. Always puts a smile on people's face
     
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    I plan on it. :D
     
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    At risk of thread drift, I'm curious to know what the novelty guns are.
     
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