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#6261959 - 04/15/16 05:14 PM which pistol
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looking for a .22 semi pistol. I am looking at either the buckmark with 7.5 inch barrel and the ruger model 3 compition with 7 inch barrel. any feedback on either one as the best one to get.
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#6261965 - 04/15/16 05:20 PM Re: which pistol [Re: frito]
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Hard to provide a good argument against either....... both well know to be excellent choices.

Handle both and see which one "talks" to you.
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#6261968 - 04/15/16 05:22 PM Re: which pistol [Re: Marc in Bastrop]
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Originally Posted By: Marc Kurth
Hard to provide a good argument against either....... both well know to be excellent choices.

Handle both and see which one "talks" to you.


Nailed it, both very good choices.
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#6261978 - 04/15/16 05:27 PM Re: which pistol [Re: Marc in Bastrop]
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Originally Posted By: Marc Kurth
Hard to provide a good argument against either....... both well know to be excellent choices.

Handle both and see which one "talks" to you.


I agree.

I have a mk3 and really enjoy it.
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#6262034 - 04/15/16 07:00 PM Re: which pistol [Re: frito]
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If you want to pack it around in a holster, I would recommend the lite Ruger Mark III. I have the Target model and it is too heavy to pack around on a regular belt.

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#6262284 - 04/15/16 09:57 PM Re: which pistol [Re: frito]
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I had a Buckmark and loved it, but the Ruger is great as well. All the advice above is good in my opinion. Hold both and one will speak to you.
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#6262404 - 04/16/16 05:05 AM Re: which pistol [Re: frito]
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Ford/Chevy. Had a Ruger, it was stolen. Buck Mark was on sale, replaced the Ruger with it. I prefer the Browning, probably just as many prefer Ruger. If you want to customize Ruger is the way to go.
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#6262407 - 04/16/16 05:28 AM Re: which pistol [Re: frito]
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I have a ruger 22/45 Lite, more or less a mk3, and totally love it. But I second yours and others' thoughts that the buckmark is an excellent choice too but go Ruger as it validates me when others make the same choice.

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#6262417 - 04/16/16 06:17 AM Re: which pistol [Re: frito]
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They both are great. There's a new Smith also, but I don't know much about it.

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#6262471 - 04/16/16 07:42 AM Re: which pistol [Re: frito]
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I have both and prefer the Buckmark. The ruger has a trigger that needs work before it measures up to the browning. The Buckmark has a sweet trigger right out of the box. up
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#6262623 - 04/16/16 10:22 AM Re: which pistol [Re: Pitchfork Predator]
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Originally Posted By: Pitchfork Predator
I have both and prefer the Buckmark. The ruger has a trigger that needs work before it measures up to the browning. The Buckmark has a sweet trigger right out of the box. up


Agreed on the trigger. My Buck Mark is also just the basic Camper model.

Saw your location, my mother's family is from Dickens.


Edited by booradley (04/16/16 10:23 AM)
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#6262874 - 04/16/16 03:45 PM Re: which pistol [Re: frito]
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Remington's new 22 pistol might be worth a look.

Easy to take down or switch barrels. A newer, more modern design.


Edited by charlesb (04/16/16 03:47 PM)
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#6264008 - 04/17/16 01:20 PM Re: which pistol [Re: frito]
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Are you in New Mexico, really? I have a really nice Ruger 22/45 I have had tricked up a bit and never shoot
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#6264813 - 04/18/16 08:06 AM Re: which pistol [Re: Buzzsaw]
frito Offline
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Registered: 12/08/12
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Loc: los lunas nm
yes I am and I ended up buying the buck mark 7.25 barrel with the rail.
thanks for all the info

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#6264942 - 04/18/16 09:04 AM Re: which pistol [Re: frito]
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Registered: 01/29/13
Posts: 147
Loc: Troup, TX
I love my 22/45 Lite. And if your ever thinking about getting a supressor it comes threaded.

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