New Ruger 10/22 Owner Seeks Help Choosing Ammo

Discussion in 'Firearms' started by GreenTeaBlend, Mar 11, 2011.


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  1. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    I have seen issues arising in 10/22 's following some trigger jobs... if the hammer spring is too light you get an increase in misfires on less expensive rounds as may have harder primers...
     
  2. NVBeav

    NVBeav Monkey+++

    My 10/22 mfr'd in the early '70s appears to feed better than my bro-in-law's late '90s version; mine feeds most everything w/o problems. I've heard several people mention Ruger's loosening of machining tolerances and lower quality components over the years.
     
  3. GreenTeaBlend

    GreenTeaBlend Monkey+

    Thanks for the suggestion, Gator! I just ordered one from Midway USA.

    --GTB
     
  4. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    Your Welcome...!!
     
  5. Seawolf1090

    Seawolf1090 Retired Curmudgeonly IT Monkey Founding Member

    I honed the trigger and sear contact surfaces on my 10-22, along with replacing the trigger spring (NOT the hammer spring!) with a lighter one. Makes a big difference! No more gritty 'lawyer trigger', now smooth and crisp. I simply cannot justify the cost of fancy titanium parts and the $300 custom trigger packs.......
    Other than this, my 10-22 is still in 'factory stock configuration'. It's the Wally World Specialmodel from the early 2000's - rifle-style stock and longer 22" stainless barrel. I did refinish the stock - that crappy Ruger 'finish' had to go - now I can actually see the woodgrain!

    [​IMG]
     
  6. Gator 45/70

    Gator 45/70 Monkey+++

    Nice looking gun you have there wolf....^^^^I like the stock work....
     
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