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Forum: 10/22 Magnum 12-10-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,328
Posted By mscales5
The 10/22 Magnum was a good little gun but like...

The 10/22 Magnum was a good little gun but like the 22LR it could be picky on which ammo you use. All I can say is do not convert it to 17HMR because it will break and Ruger will not fix it or have...
Forum: Open Rimfire 12-09-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,833
Posted By mscales5
Sorry, I missed your post. Yes, Bud's does ship...

Sorry, I missed your post. Yes, Bud's does ship to CA. They just don't ship restricted mags or AWs to CA.
Forum: .17HM2 12-09-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,013
Posted By mscales5
Like I said above, I would not hesitate to use a...

Like I said above, I would not hesitate to use a 17M2 on a coyote at closer ranges. I have 1 shot kills and the coyotes dropped in their tracks without taking another step. For me, my longest kill on...
Forum: Open Rimfire 12-06-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,833
Posted By mscales5
I don't do transfers with Bud's anymore. I have...

I don't do transfers with Bud's anymore. I have had a couple people have problems dealing with them and I get caught in the middle. So now I just won't work with them anymore.
Forum: .17HM2 12-05-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,013
Posted By mscales5
I have taken a lot of coyotes with a Ruger...

I have taken a lot of coyotes with a Ruger M77/17M2 VT. All have been one shot kills that dropped them where they stood. My first kill on a coyote with the M2 was totally out of necessity, my buddy...
Forum: 10/22 Action 09-23-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 78,403
Posted By mscales5
Exactly! By using the scuff method you get a...

Exactly! By using the scuff method you get a prisim look. You polish the bolt then using 1000, 1200 or 1500 grit wet/dry paper or a scuff pad (also available in different roughness) you can control...
Forum: 10/22 Action 02-21-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By mscales5
For sure. I have seen one worn out but I have...

For sure. I have seen one worn out but I have never seen or even heard of a Ruger 10/22 firing pin break.
Forum: Ruger 77/22 02-12-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By mscales5
If you bought it new it should have come with...

If you bought it new it should have come with rings. I woudl go back to the dealer and get them. If you bought it used then your on your own. To answer your question, yes, low rings will work with...
Forum: Anything 10/22 02-07-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By mscales5
Matte is fine in some uses but that wasn't the...

Matte is fine in some uses but that wasn't the problem. The problem was the metal finish itself. Ruger left machine marks and rough finishes so it was cheaper. If the barrels and receivers were...
Forum: Anything 10/22 02-06-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By mscales5
No, they changed from gloss to the matte. They...

No, they changed from gloss to the matte. They lost so many sales and got tons of complaints so they went back to the gloss.
Forum: Anything 10/22 02-05-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By mscales5
Give it a brushed finish. You can do this with a...

Give it a brushed finish. You can do this with a 3M RED scuff pad or steel wool. If you want a flater finish then use a coarser material or sandpaper.
Forum: Anything 10/22 02-05-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By mscales5
This model of 10/22 does indeed come with a 6"-9"...

This model of 10/22 does indeed come with a 6"-9" Harris Bi-pod. If the gun you purchased did not have the bi-pod included then ther dealre took it out. hopefully you did not pay a high price for...
Forum: Factory Stock 10/22's 02-05-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,773
Posted By mscales5
I have a couple krinkle finish guns in stock but...

I have a couple krinkle finish guns in stock but people don't want them. In a year or so they will be "rare" collectors items kind of like the old "boat oar" Ruger synthetic stock is now.
Forum: Factory Stock 10/22's 02-04-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,773
Posted By mscales5
Yeah, they seem to be getting there. The M77 is...

Yeah, they seem to be getting there. The M77 is also coming back from the crappy Hawkeye stocks and matte crappy finish.It is one thing to be matte but to leave all the machine marks on it is stupid....
Forum: Factory Stock 10/22's 02-03-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,773
Posted By mscales5
The NEW 10/22 SS/SYN

I just wanted to let people know, I just received the NEW and LATEST version of the 10/22 in SS with synthetic stock. The barrel is once agian smooth and looks great. But the REAL SURPRISE is the...
Forum: Open Rimfire 01-28-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,536
Posted By mscales5
The thing is, he can pull a "Clinton" and do a...

The thing is, he can pull a "Clinton" and do a ban like the AW ban. Make it an EMERGENCY.
Forum: Anything 10/22 01-22-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By mscales5
If you want a ranch gun the don't go with a...

If you want a ranch gun the don't go with a tactical stock. They are heavier and bulkier. A 17M2 with a hi-cap mag will be expensive to feed if you shoot it like a .22lr. Since .22 is so cheap your...
Forum: Anything 10/22 01-21-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By mscales5
You have the correct rifle but Ruger changed the...

You have the correct rifle but Ruger changed the finish. The web site info will change at some point but this is the new finish they are putting on the 10/22s. If you want a matte barrel you can...
Forum: Anything 10/22 01-20-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,296
Posted By mscales5
Boy, you would complain if they hung ya with a...

Boy, you would complain if they hung ya with a new rope...



Just kididng. You are lucky to have the new 10/22 finish. Sales fell so much that Ruger went back to actually putting a finish on the...
Forum: Ultimate 10/22 01-14-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 926
Posted By mscales5
I am not a paper puncher so I don't care about...

I am not a paper puncher so I don't care about the nth. I shoot ground squirrels and all I can say is I shoot long distance for a .22lr and I have thousands of thousands dead squirrels. My shooting...
Forum: Anything 10/22 01-14-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By mscales5
I have not had that problem at all and I have a...

I have not had that problem at all and I have a couple excellent shooting 10/22 .22lr rifles. My personal .17M2 10/22 is a absolute tack driver and has taken a lot of squirrels. I use my 77/17M2...
Forum: Anything 10/22 01-12-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By mscales5
The box will have a model number like 10/22RB or...

The box will have a model number like 10/22RB or somehting. No way to tell what you have without more info or pics. you could go to Rugers web site and do a search on your own.
Forum: Anything 10/22 01-10-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By mscales5
Volquartsen makes a weighted bolt and springs for...

Volquartsen makes a weighted bolt and springs for the M2. Also Rimfire Tech, a sponsor here on RC, that makes a weighted bolt handle and springs that I have used with great success. I have converted...
Forum: Anything 10/22 01-10-2011, 03:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By mscales5
We really need more info. When was it purchased...

We really need more info. When was it purchased new? Type finish on the receiver and barrel. Is the trigger group plastic. Pictures would also help.
Forum: .17HM2 01-08-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By mscales5
Volguartsen did. I have been using Rimfire Tech....

Volguartsen did. I have been using Rimfire Tech. charge handles and I have not had that happen to any of the ones I have built.
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