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#6060636 - 12/01/15 12:52 PM Competition 22
cjconley Offline
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Registered: 04/21/13
Posts: 39
Loc: Forney Texas
Looking at getting into Comp 22 pistol shooting. Nothing too big just local club type stuff. Any recommendations of gun type, upgrades, mods would be greatly appreciated.


Edited by cjconley (12/01/15 12:53 PM)

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#6060787 - 12/01/15 02:14 PM Re: Competition 22 [Re: cjconley]
Tff caribou Offline
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Registered: 08/27/12
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Loc: Watauga, TX
No idea about competitions, but I think alot of those guys shoot ruger mark3 guns. Tons of upgrades and aftermarket parts out there.
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#6060793 - 12/01/15 02:15 PM Re: Competition 22 [Re: cjconley]
TonyWornick Offline
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Registered: 10/29/13
Posts: 253
Loc: McKinney
There is a forum just for rimfire, I wanna say it's rimfire central??

From what I've seen, everything you could ever wanna learn about rimfire, you can find on that site.
It's where I look when I'm upgrading my 10/22.

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#6060823 - 12/01/15 02:28 PM Re: Competition 22 [Re: cjconley]
SingleShot85 Offline


Registered: 05/27/09
Posts: 1764
Loc: S.A. and Kinney Co.
CZ 455 varmint and done end of story, yes plenty of upgrades but out of the box it will great

here is mine:
455, varmint barrel threaded suppressed
Timney trigger
25moa pic rail
Manners T4 pillar and glass bed
bolt knob



25 yrds 5 rnds


50yrds 5 rnds


Edited by SingleShot85 (12/01/15 02:32 PM)
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#6060831 - 12/01/15 02:31 PM Re: Competition 22 [Re: cjconley]
P_102 Offline
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Loc: Grapevine
Nice lookin' PISTOL there SS! hehe
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#6060839 - 12/01/15 02:38 PM Re: Competition 22 [Re: cjconley]
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Registered: 11/01/12
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Loc: Lubbock, TX
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#6062044 - 12/02/15 05:57 AM Re: Competition 22 [Re: SingleShot85]
GasGuzzler Offline
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Registered: 12/15/13
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Loc: Cooke County, Texas
Originally Posted By: SingleShot85
CZ 455 varmint and done end of story

They let you use that in pistol competition?

I'm no competitor but I have a MKIII (with MKII guts) 22/45 I decked out myself and it would be a great comp22 platform IMO.
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#6062225 - 12/02/15 08:20 AM Re: Competition 22 [Re: cjconley]
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The 2 I would be looking for as a comp gun are the Sig Hammerli or X-Esse. The Sig Hammerli is the most accurate 22 pistol in my hands that I have tried with one inch groups at 50 yards being the best I did when shooting it a good bit. Find one of those or the X-Esse which replaced it and go have fun. Might just compete very strongly.
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#6062272 - 12/02/15 08:44 AM Re: Competition 22 [Re: P_102]
SingleShot85 Offline


Registered: 05/27/09
Posts: 1764
Loc: S.A. and Kinney Co.
Originally Posted By: P_102
Nice lookin' PISTOL there SS! hehe
cry hammer
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#6062570 - 12/02/15 11:04 AM Re: Competition 22 [Re: cjconley]
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What kind of competition are you wanting to do?
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#6065646 - 12/03/15 08:54 PM Re: Competition 22 [Re: cjconley]
TexasVine Offline
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#6065664 - 12/03/15 09:00 PM Re: Competition 22 [Re: cjconley]
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Registered: 10/25/08
Posts: 1587
Loc: Marble Falls, TX
I have a Mark 1, wife has MarkIII. My trigger is EASILY better than hers. All stock on both but still. Find and old Mark 1 and trick it up. Lights out. Always my go to at deer lease when ego shoot out occurs.

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#6065688 - 12/03/15 09:13 PM Re: Competition 22 [Re: cjconley]
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Registered: 11/11/07
Posts: 6435
Loc: Wise Co.
I've had a number of Mark Is and Mark IIs. My current Mark II has been with me for 26 years (holy ****! Where'd half a lifetime GO??) and is still one of my favorite handguns. I think it will shoot a lot better than I can manage.

There are some things you can do to the stock trigger on a Mark II that will improve is greatly. I suspect some of it is applicable to the III but I don't really know. I'd shop for a Mark II over a Mark III anyway.
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#6066003 - 12/04/15 06:32 AM Re: Competition 22 [Re: cjconley]
GasGuzzler Offline
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Registered: 12/15/13
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Loc: Cooke County, Texas
What you do to fix a MKIII is put MKII guts in it. That gets rid of the magazine safety that is part of the trigger problem. I used the full Volquartsen kit for a MKII plus one hammer bushing. I sold off the extended bolt release (doesn't fit the 22/45 style) and ended up with a major improvement over stock....plus the trigger is adjustable for take up and pull weight. Add that to a good job of removing all the Ruger grease and polish/re-oil, you have a winner.

Looks like the VOLQUARTSEN ACCURIZING KIT for the MKII automatically comes with the hammer bushing since so many people were doing what I did.

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#6066351 - 12/04/15 09:36 AM Re: Competition 22 [Re: cjconley]
charlesb Offline
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Posts: 1478
Loc: West Texas mountains
Ruger Mark xxx shooters shouls visit this forum:

Shooters Forum

Bullseye, the fellow who runs it is a wizard on Rugers and other .22 target guns. Lots of stickies there with good info. Bullseye is always glad to answer questions and help shooters out.
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