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RudyN
04-10-2009, 8:23 PM
Here is my Ruger MKIII Hunter. I like to shoot this .22

http://i165.photobucket.com/albums/u74/Rudy43Norvelle/SEMI%20AUTO/MKIIIHunter.jpg

Tillers_Rule
04-10-2009, 9:31 PM
I like those pistols, a lot!! I have a chinsey S&W 22 that I don't really care for, I'd love to get one of those!!

XeRoFuN
04-13-2009, 12:45 PM
Nice. I just bought the exact one the other day. Pick up on the 20th. Can't wait.

civilsnake
04-13-2009, 1:02 PM
http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/attachment.php?attachmentid=20843&stc=1&d=1239656409

I have the GovComp model. I recently replaced the standard grips with some Hogue rubber wraparounds as I don't do a lot of one-handed shooting. It's just unbelievably fun to shoot!

CAAT1
05-03-2009, 7:57 AM
Nice! They are nice to shoot, especially with a red dot scope. Here is mine with a very comfortable hogue grips.

http://i350.photobucket.com/albums/q426/CAAT2/DSC_1134-1.jpg

http://i350.photobucket.com/albums/q426/CAAT2/MKIII-1.jpg

ronas
05-24-2009, 12:24 PM
I'm considering a Ruger MKIII Hunter in stainless with fluted barrel too.

For those of you that have them do your pistols have the longer or shorter barrel? If you have the longer barrel does that much weight at the front have any negative effect on the balance of the gun?

roc
07-01-2009, 10:53 PM
Here is my Ruger MKIII Hunter. I like to shoot this .22

http://i165.photobucket.com/albums/u74/Rudy43Norvelle/SEMI%20AUTO/MKIIIHunter.jpg

hey! that looks like the ruger stock pic!

chansen49
07-05-2009, 11:33 AM
My mark 3 hunter has been a lemon. Its been to ruger twice they f-ed up the trigger pull the first time, didnt fix it the second and it still jams.. IMO I wouldnt buy another. Very poor finishing on the gun.

ronas
07-05-2009, 3:49 PM
My mark 3 hunter has been a lemon. Its been to ruger twice they f-ed up the trigger pull the first time, didnt fix it the second and it still jams.. IMO I wouldnt buy another. Very poor finishing on the gun.

So far so good with mine. I've put about 500 rounds of CCI mini mags thru it without any issues. See link below.

What brand ammo did you use?


http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/showthread.php?t=191173

retired
07-14-2009, 11:43 PM
I have the same pistol RudyN and really like it. I have probably put over 1000 rounds thru it with only a minor problem easily solved. The front sight would work its way loose after awhile, so I finally put some loctite in there and no more problems.

I have shot different brands of ammo and no problems. I use the green fiber optic as it shows up better for my old eyes. That's the whole reason I bought that particular gun.

In retrospect, I now wish I had bought one of the less expensive, shorter barrel ones and put a red dot scope on it as it is still hard for me to see that little green dot when shooting outside. I know I can put a red dot on this one, but that is just another expense on top of an expensive pistol.:(

aatruong
07-24-2009, 4:35 PM
awesome pistol...this is probably the one that i shoot most often when i go to the range. i probably put thru 6 of the bulk 22s from wally world...making it at least 3000 rounds down the pipe. i've yet to clean her properly...just a bore snake and gun scrubber. i love this thing.

Plinkin
09-29-2009, 10:04 AM
Very easy to reassemble. i dont get what the fuss is about. Read the directions online. If you cant get the main spring assembly back in you dont have the sear in the bolt, insert mag, point up, pull trigger, push the sear all the way in, you can use your finger, may have to hold trigger to do, and put the main sping ***. back in and bam. your done. btw i bought mine ten days before sat. picked up on sat. went and shot 100 rds. sunday, 500 rds monday and that was yesterday. got home, took apart, cleaned, (i bought it used and dirty, all i did was cleaned bore before i shot the first time.) and put back together. it took a few tries on my own before i decided to look up der'-ections then had it back together in a snap. I didn't lube when i put back together because i thought it would be hard from what i had read, i wonder if the people saying its hard ever even tried really. so re did it and put a little oil under bolt and on the spring and back in it went no prob. ITS NOT A HARD GUN TO WORK ON. I really like this gun

zman
10-02-2009, 11:01 AM
hey! that looks like the ruger stock pic!

It does, doesn't it? :D Keep an eye on the magazine lip mods somewhere here, just in case.


Here's mine. It's very acccurate and it's a looker too :D
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v230/zandrolouie/Guns/DSC_6216.jpg

trickyvic
10-02-2009, 11:23 AM
Hey zman, what kind of red-dot are you running? Sightmark? What kind of groups are you getting and what size dot is it? I pick my hunter up on Monday and I'm currently in the market for a red-dot. Right now the top choice seems to be the Fastfire II.

zman
10-02-2009, 12:11 PM
Hey zman, what kind of red-dot are you running? Sightmark? What kind of groups are you getting and what size dot is it? I pick my hunter up on Monday and I'm currently in the market for a red-dot. Right now the top choice seems to be the Fastfire II.

The name of the red dot escapes me right now. I'll let you know when I get home later. I am not a "grouping" kind of a guy but I do know I can hit a 1'x1' steel plate at ~80 yards with all 10 rounds in the mag with it :cool2: Oh the sound of hitting steel!

You can't go wrong on the Fastfire though. :thumbsup:

zman
10-02-2009, 6:05 PM
It's a Phantom Tactical Sight. You can use red or green dot.
http://www.worthpoint.com/pmimages/images1/1/1007/27/1_d759beec86043a9bbd5292af24af0891.jpg


The Sightmark you mentioned is similar but it looks like it has different reticle patterns and no green option. They have a silver one though which would match the stainless Mk3.
http://www.opticsbestbuy.com/store/i/is.aspx?path=/shared/Images/Yukon/SM1300x-Sightmark-Holographic-Sight-Reticle-Types.gif
http://www.opticsbestbuy.com/store/i/is.aspx?path=/shared/Images/Yukon/SM13003S-Sightmark-Sure-Shot-Reflex-Sight-Silver-Sideview.jpg

trickyvic
10-22-2009, 11:23 AM
Here's mine!
http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e17/trickyvic/DSC00492.jpg

caldude
10-22-2009, 2:04 PM
My wife's:
http://i249.photobucket.com/albums/gg229/caldudejr/Pb020147-1.jpg

mds2004
10-22-2009, 3:45 PM
MKIII Hunter 22/45 with 1911 style grips I put on today.

http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac204/mds2004/MKIII/IMG_1465.jpg
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac204/mds2004/MKIII/IMG_1466.jpg
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac204/mds2004/MKIII/IMG_1467.jpg
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac204/mds2004/MKIII/IMG_1468.jpg

The extra width fills my grip so much nicer.

mcat707
10-23-2009, 7:05 PM
MKIII Hunter 22/45 with 1911 style grips I put on today.



The extra width fills my grip so much nicer.

Did you make those? Looks good! Where can I get them?

nrakid88
10-24-2009, 10:07 AM
MKIII Hunter 22/45 with 1911 style grips I put on today.

http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac204/mds2004/MKIII/IMG_1465.jpg
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac204/mds2004/MKIII/IMG_1466.jpg
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac204/mds2004/MKIII/IMG_1467.jpg
http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac204/mds2004/MKIII/IMG_1468.jpg

The extra width fills my grip so much nicer.

Will regular 1911 grips fit on a .22/45?

mds2004
10-25-2009, 9:21 AM
Sorry for the delayed responses.
Grips for either the Ruger MKIII or MKII 22/45 polymer grip frame. The grips mount over the existing polymer frame grips and have pilot holes for drilling grip screw holes into the polymer frame grips for holding the grips in position using 1911 grip screws. The grips come with a fine texture finish either rubberized or non-rubberized. Price for the non-rubberized grips $12.95, rubberized $17.95, 1911 grip screws $8.95 (hex head stainless steel) shipping is included with the grips only. If only ordering grip screws add $2.00 for shipping. Grip colors are: black, brown, grey, red, pink, blue, and white. The difference between the MKIII and MKII grips MKII's bottom edges are rounded.

If you want to place an order or have any questions email me at Dominic.Notaro@csinet.net

These are the colors available black, brown, red, white, pink, lite blue, colors added since picture dark blue, dark green, grey and working on OD
http://i704.photobucket.com/albums/ww48/TechTeach_2009/DSCN4634.jpg

Some other links to RFC about them. That is where I found out about them too.
http://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=298785
http://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=289807

Some opt to use double sided tape but I went ahead and did the full installation with the drilling.

Edit: Here is a youtube explanation of the grips and install: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRkiSlXdrKM

mds2004
10-25-2009, 9:22 AM
Will regular 1911 grips fit on a .22/45?

I read you can make them fit but you have to play with the dremel on the gun.

Just a few links for you:
http://www.perfectunion.com/vb/showthread.php?t=68671
http://www.ar15.com/content/page.html?id=347

nrakid88
10-29-2009, 10:14 AM
Sorry for the delayed responses.




Some other links to RFC about them. That is where I found out about them too.
http://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=298785
http://www.rimfirecentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=289807

Some opt to use double sided tape but I went ahead and did the full installation with the drilling.

Edit: Here is a youtube explanation of the grips and install: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRkiSlXdrKM


Wow thanks for that response... I am definately going to mod my 22/45 thats in the pipes coming my way.

bothenook
12-01-2009, 9:43 AM
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3088/2832667320_9083c3cc90.jpg
i put a pachmayr grip on, installed a volquartsen trigger, and stuck a little bitty tru-glo holosite on top. easy work. the trigger job is blogged at http://bothenook.blogspot.com/2008/08/pretending-to-be-gunsmith.html

redhemi
12-03-2009, 7:53 AM
Both my daughter and I enjoy shooting my MKIII. It has a TROGLO red dot,works great,Redhemi
http://i656.photobucket.com/albums/uu283/redhemi/1118090832a.jpg