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Old December 29, 2012, 02:33 PM   #1
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Ruger 10/22 Takedown Range Review

The Ruger 10/22 has to be the most recognized 22 rifle known to man. The 10/22 has been in production for 5 decades with no indication of slowing down. During it's long history there has been over 30 models produced by Ruger. It may also be one of the most modified rifles in US history right up there with the AR15. Rugers latest addition to this long lineage is the Ruger 10/22 Takedown better known as Ruger 10/22 TD released in March of 2012.




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Old December 30, 2012, 06:14 PM   #2
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Ruger 10/22 Takedown Range Review

It is a nice gun, But Ruger (10-22) is not the most recognized .22,Marlin 60 is they have sold more! Cliff
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Old December 30, 2012, 06:55 PM   #3
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If you go by numbers sold sure.

Yes Marlin 60 11 Million, Ruger 10/22 5 Million

Marlin 9 Models, Ruger 30 models.

True non scientific test
Ask my neighbor whom hates gun what each is while holding both within seconds she calls out the 10/22 that other one I have no idea, it was a Marlin Glenfield 60
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Old December 30, 2012, 07:41 PM   #4
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That's a good looking rifle. What kind of scope do you have on it?
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Old December 30, 2012, 10:05 PM   #5
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Quoted from the review

"The 10/22TD case will support a receiver with a scope attached but it will have to be one that’s relatively short in length or perhaps one with detachable scope rings. I found a 4x Leupold FX-1 fits nice an snug, on the factory provided scope base"

It is a real pleasure to shoot, to not do anything else to it and have it shoot this well just equals a ton of fun.
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Old December 30, 2012, 11:11 PM   #6
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Those are some nice groups.

But why is the bottom right target not shot?
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Old December 31, 2012, 12:20 PM   #7
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It is a nice gun, But Ruger (10-22) is not the most recognized .22,Marlin 60 is they have sold more! Cliff
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If you go by numbers sold sure.

Yes Marlin 60 11 Million, Ruger 10/22 5 Million
The Marlin 60 may have outsold the Ruger by 2:1, but I'd bet there are more Rugers still in use by about a 2:1 factor. I've worn out a couple of the Marlins, haven't been able to do that with a Ruger yet.

I've got one of the TD rifles. I've not scoped it yet but that is a winter project now that hunting season is slowing down. Thinking about a compact 1-4X so it will fit in the case.
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Old December 31, 2012, 12:48 PM   #8
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I got a great deal on the Leupold FX-I 4x28mm Rimfire Rifle Scope locally it was actually cheaper than what Optics Planet wants for one. It is a very nice and clear scope. Of course there are some way cheaper but not many this size and quality which would fit in the bag.
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Old January 19, 2013, 10:03 PM   #9
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I picked up a 10/22TD the other day at the gun store. I could feel some play in it where the halves were joined together. Is this something that you adjust out as needed, or something you have to live with? I would not be interested in it if I could not tighten it up to some degree. Noticeable slop could do accuracy no good.
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Old January 19, 2013, 10:05 PM   #10
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Not being rude but the manual tells you how to adjust, I also mention it in my article.
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Old January 19, 2013, 10:14 PM   #11
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Excuse me, Sir, I just picked the rifle up and looked at it. The manual was not attached to it, and the store was so full of customers I was not willing to wait 30 minutes to ask someone. I have not yet read your article. I felt safe asking a simple question. So sorry to offend...
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Old January 19, 2013, 10:19 PM   #12
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Dude relax you did not offend I said I was not being rude that was not my intent.

There is a very simple way to adjust the barrel to receiver fit.
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Old January 19, 2013, 10:23 PM   #13
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I checked out your article. Well written and informative. Thanks. I might not should have read that. There might be a TD in my future....
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Old January 19, 2013, 10:29 PM   #14
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Oh cmon don't shy away now This and a couple of BX25 magazines are just to much fin to walk away from
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Old January 19, 2013, 10:34 PM   #15
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Oh cmon don't shy away now This and a couple of BX25 magazines are just to much fin to walk away from
If you have a line on a dozen or so BX-25's I would happily take them off your hands.


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Old January 19, 2013, 10:35 PM   #16
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I local shop has a ton of them but they are limiting them to 2 per person per month which i am ok with. It gives others a chance and keep others from taking them and selling them.
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Old January 20, 2013, 07:58 AM   #17
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Great review Mr.RevolverGuy.
I have the same model, I love it!
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Old January 20, 2013, 08:06 PM   #18
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hmmm as soon as my SKS sells I am buying one of these things..
Nice thing is Mrs Felixx will not notice the difference with my std 10/22
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