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#6561914 - 11/28/16 09:10 AM Ruger MK IV "stress test"
mikei Offline
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Registered: 11/16/14
Posts: 1839
Over the Thanksgiving weekend the family spent a lot of time out at the range, throwing several hundred pounds of lead downrange. One of the more popular pieces was the newly acquired MK IV Target. It got fed a steady diet of Federal fodder (American Eagle; not exactly top drawer ammo), plus some other pretty trashy stuff we had accumulated over the years. All in all, over a brick of 22LR passed through it, and we had no failures of any kind. Best accuracy was realized with Wolf Match Extra, followed by CCI SGB; but everything shot very well. The only complaint I got was that the pistol is "kinda heavy." And this was from a couple of the ladies and younger kids. This did NOT stop them from shooting it, of course! I did not clean the pistol until last night and it was pretty well crudded up with residue, but it cleaned up nicely and quickly. I'm thinkin' I'm lovin' this pistol!

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#6563048 - 11/28/16 08:07 PM Re: Ruger MK IV "stress test" [Re: mikei]
Greg Offline
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Registered: 11/15/05
Posts: 4642
Loc: McKinney
Might have to pick one of these up...Thanks for your feedback up

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#6564400 - 11/29/16 04:23 PM Re: Ruger MK IV "stress test" [Re: mikei]
jkmccoy11 Offline


Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 5652
Loc: Krum
Im just waiting for the threaded model
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#6564504 - 11/29/16 05:50 PM Re: Ruger MK IV "stress test" [Re: mikei]
Colt W. Knight Offline
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Registered: 03/22/11
Posts: 2090
Loc: West Virginia
I have a Mark II Target, and it really is too heavy for a carrying around gun unless you got a nice rig to support the weight. I am not complaining, its a heavy barrel target pistol, not a walking around the woods pistol.

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