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Forum: Mark II 07-03-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By Dcarey51
I have to agree...Mark II pistols are the best in...

I have to agree...Mark II pistols are the best in my stable, second only to a couple of older High Standards
Forum: Mk IV 06-27-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,729
Posted By Dcarey51
When I try to remove a front sight screw for the...

When I try to remove a front sight screw for the first time I heat it by applying a 40Watt soldering iron with a blunted tip for about 60 seconds...works every time.
When I re-install things, I use...
Forum: High Standard 06-26-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By Dcarey51
It's a photo that someone on this forum posted so...

It's a photo that someone on this forum posted so I could see an undamaged display case interior. I have no knowledge about this gun.
Forum: High Standard 06-26-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By Dcarey51
Here's an example: (not my gun)

Here's an example:
(not my gun)
Forum: High Standard 06-21-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,544
Posted By Dcarey51
Myself? I set my sights for a six o'clock hold...

Myself? I set my sights for a six o'clock hold when using open sights with smaller bullseyes.
I set my sights for "cutting the bullseye" when using NRA targets with 3.75" to 5.5" or larger bullseyes.
Forum: High Standard 06-21-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By Dcarey51
When I take into account the dimensional...

When I take into account the dimensional differences in ammo, I have no problem seeing why one can have feeding difficulties. All the magazines I've gotten from Interarms feed fine in my three other...
Forum: Mark II 06-20-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Dcarey51
Yes, this forum is definitely a bad influence...

Yes, this forum is definitely a bad influence...
Forum: Mark II 06-20-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Dcarey51
VERY hard to beat!

VERY hard to beat!
Forum: High Standard 06-20-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By Dcarey51
Let me clarify a bit... This was not a...

Let me clarify a bit...
This was not a complaint about Alan's magazines. It was merely a request for information that I thought I'd seen on this forum. My new mags work perfectly in my Duramatic,...
Forum: High Standard 06-19-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By Dcarey51
Magazine Tuning

I remember seeing a thread about Magazine Tuning...but not sure if it was on this forum.

I just bought three new mags from Alan and two of them were feeding high. I adjusted their dimensions to...
Forum: Mark II 06-18-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,447
Posted By Dcarey51
I've never had a problem with Ruger OEM...

I've never had a problem with Ruger OEM magazines. MK I, II, III, or IV.
I've had one bad experience with Mec-Gar magazines. They immediately replaced them without question but the replacements had...
Forum: High Standard 06-12-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,106
Posted By Dcarey51
RWS ammo shoots fine in three of my High...

RWS ammo shoots fine in three of my High Standards (100 Duramatic, 106 Trophy, ML The Victor) but will not feed worth a %%%% in my 102 Trophy. When it does, stovepipes are common. It's happened so...
Forum: Mk IV 06-11-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By Dcarey51
This is AFTER the installation of the Volquartsen...

This is AFTER the installation of the Volquartsen trigger kit. Nothing to do with the original recall.

Dan
Forum: Mk IV 06-11-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By Dcarey51
VQ is short staffed and very busy...they're not...

VQ is short staffed and very busy...they're not taking calls and slow to answer emails right now.

Your symptoms mimic some that I was having with a recent install. See my thread "Trigger Troubles"...
Forum: Mk IV 06-06-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,650
Posted By Dcarey51
Well, we have three MK IV models...a SS Target, a...

Well, we have three MK IV models...a SS Target, a Blued Target, and a 22/45 Lite. and we like them all! I wanted a Hunter but couldn't justify the price because I already had a MK II Government...
Forum: Mk IV 06-05-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Dcarey51
250 rounds today and nothing but a couple of...

250 rounds today and nothing but a couple of stovepipes!


Thanks for all the ideas, everyone, the old springs did the trick!


Dan
Forum: Mk IV 06-03-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Dcarey51
Trigger Troubles, Episode #3 Today was a gun...

Trigger Troubles, Episode #3

Today was a gun cleaning day so I once again disassembled my MK IV and noticed that a slight oil film on the disconnector would cause it to stick and the hammer would...
Forum: Mk IV 06-02-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Dcarey51
Tried calling VQ but they're still short staffed...

Tried calling VQ but they're still short staffed and not taking calls.
I'll try the old springs and see what happens. Maybe some parts swapping with the other MK IV's ...at least the range is open...
Forum: Mk IV 06-02-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Dcarey51
Plunger spring suggestion noted! (I'm familiar...

Plunger spring suggestion noted! (I'm familiar with this one).
New Firing pin is also on order. I might even install the old sear spring.

Next step is a call to Volquartsen.

Thanks everyone!
Forum: Mk IV 06-02-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Dcarey51
Went to the range today...basically the same...

Went to the range today...basically the same issue. What's happening is that the hammer is not being cocked.

I can tell because I cannot engage the safety after a FTF when the trigger is pulled....
Forum: Mk IV 05-31-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Dcarey51
Well, seeing as today was gun cleaning day, I...

Well, seeing as today was gun cleaning day, I decided to completely disassembly my Mark IV and take a closer look. Basically, I found nothing...


What I did notice was that the mainspring was not...
Forum: Mk IV 05-31-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Dcarey51
How could it be the firing pin? Please explain. ...

How could it be the firing pin? Please explain.
Thanks,
Dan
Forum: Mk IV 05-31-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Dcarey51
22/45fan, No, this one is a post recall...

22/45fan,

No, this one is a post recall model. But, it has been returned to Ruger for warranty service.
Actually, they're all post recall...and they ALL had to go back to Ruger for service. Which...
Forum: Mk IV 05-30-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Dcarey51
That tip has been filed in the vault! Hopefully,...

That tip has been filed in the vault! Hopefully, by Wednesday, I'll be able to get back to the range and try things out.

Thanks,
Dan
Forum: Mk IV 05-30-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By Dcarey51
Agreed! I can't fathom how the bolt could bush...

Agreed! I can't fathom how the bolt could bush the hammer too far back. (I assume that PT is a typo and you mean OT)
But reset & overtravel are set to max and it was happening. I set it sloppy at...
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