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    Posted: 24 September 2016 at 05:51
At first glance, it appears Ruger has
resolved my biggest objection to the MK
pistols. Anyone shot one of these?

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Mule;

I didn't even know it existed. I'll have to look. What
was the objection you had? I've never had a Ruger MK gun.

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My email has been blown up with advertisements for the
Mark IV. I still haven't seen one.

The changes are that it is made to be put back together
easy after disassembly. According to the advertisements,
real easy.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote deaddog Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24 September 2016 at 16:12
I haven't heard about this either. I did the Majestic speed strip kit,
trigger, and bolt release. Not cheap or easy but it makes it the gun it
should have been all these years. Maybe Ruger wants a piece of
the action same as competing with Volquartsen and Tactical
Soulutions?

DD
http://majesticarms.com/id1
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Irish Bird Dog Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26 September 2016 at 17:23
try this link for Ruger Mark IV new pistol .22lr...also show ambi safety which is good for all those notoriously nice LH folks.

http://www.ruger.com/products/markIV/overview.html


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Muleskinner: I bought a Ruger MK-IV Hunter yesterday.
It IS an awesome pistol - and I say that having not even
shot it yet.
I knew I wanted one of these when I started getting the
E-mail advertisements and videos from Ruger a few weeks
ago.
Once I saw it in the shop yesterday and took it apart
looking at the amazing fit, finish and machining of the
pistol I plunked down the money right then.
I have several Ruger MK-I's, MK-II's and MK-III's but
they don't hold a candle to the fit, finish and ease of
take down of this MK-IV.
I have not fired the pistol yet but hope to do so when my
visiting German friends leave the states next Monday.
I am SO impressed with this MK-IV that I am thinking of
going down and buying the OTHER MK-IV my local gun shop
got in yesterday - its also a stainless offering but is
the "Target" model with a slightly shorter barrel which
is not fluted and does not have the fiber optic front
sight like mine does.
The "Target" model also has black plastic checkered grips
(that are strikingly handsome by the way!) whereas my
"Hunter" model has checkered wood grips (no thumb rest).
Anyone in the market for a semi-auto 22 pistol I highly
recommend you find and look over one of these MK-IV's for
yourself!
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VarmintGuy,

How easy is it to dissassemble/reassemble?

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Originally posted by Wing master Wing master wrote:

VarmintGuy,

How easy is it to dissassemble/reassemble?

Wing master


Wing look at the link I posted above....shows how...looks really simple to do...push button...bbl tips up...pull "bolt"...clean...reverse procedure to shoot again.

new link for you to review with pictures
https://www.shootingillustrated.com/articles/2016/9/24/ruger -introduces-the-mark-iv-rimfire/

varmint....care to share the retail price for the new Ruger Mk IV? None around here yet.


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That looks really interesting.

Thanks IBD

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Wingmaster: Pardon my slow reply I have been chasing guns
around the west and getting ready for the Big Game
opener.
Take down is just about instantaneous!
And re-assembly is nearly as quick.
I am still waiting on the scope mounting rail
(Weaver/picatinny style offered by Ruger) to get here so
no shooting of it as yet.
I should just try some "iron sight" shooting with it for
function testing I guess - in the mean time.
The AMAZING thing about the ingenious dis-assembly and
re-assembly though is you get to examine the superb
machining involved in the breach and lock point areas.
I mean somebody has these CNC machines doing superb work.
With tolerances that are obviously miniscule.
Come on rail.
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I am looking forward to a range report.

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List price is around $1,000 to much for me, for a
blowback 22 pistol.
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Wow, $1000? I think I will keep taking mine apart the
old fashoned way. Or get a kit like deaddog did.

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Fella's;

Scheel's in town had a couple I looked at. The prices ran
from about $425.00 to a hundred more depending on the model
& features. They sure are slick to open up for cleaning!

I'd have to have a jaw-dropper deal shoved under my nose
before I bought one though. My SIG 1911-22 works just
fine.

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$425 sounds more reasonable than MSRP
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All: The heavy Ruger Picatinny type rail scope base
arrived Saturday and I now have the red dot type sight
and base all mounted up on the Ruger MK-IV Hunter.
Now I need a break in weather (wind) and visiting friends
who are here for the Big game season.
The nifty heavy metal base cost $15.00 from Ruger and is
heavy but NOT magnetic - I don't know what metal it is?
Have three types of quality American made 22 L.R. hollow-
points (two by Winchester and one by Federal) to try when
I get a chance.
Hope one of them shoots well.
I might even try the Remington Golden Bullet hollow-
points as I got a "bucket" (1,400) of them recently.
Will advise how it shoots ASAP.
Yes the MK-IV "Hunter" is the most expensive of the
current MK-IV offerings - I forgot if I mentioned the
price I paid previously here, but it was $575.00 (no
sales tax).
More later.
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Thanks for the update VarmintGuy.

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All: I finally got to shoot my new MK-IV and it shot
quite well.
It functioned perfectly with three kinds of American made
hollow-point ammunition.
I was a little disappointed with the trigger pull as I
now notice a small amount of "creep".
My pistol preferred the Winchester 40 grain Power-Points,
a tad, over the 37 grain Winchester hollow-points and the
Federal 36 grain bulk pack hollow-points.
The latter two munitions shot very similarly accuracy
wise.
I can't wait for spring and the return of the Ground
Squirrels!
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