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Old 08-07-2017, 06:51 AM
BuddyBGood BuddyBGood is offline
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Default Kingston 22 M1

Clarification on 100 meter testing.
The silhouette swingers was a half size Ram.
As previously noted the rifle was shooting very far right with centered rear sight,adjusted front and rear sight to hit center hold.
After mounting the Leupold 6.5x 20 EFR scope.
Initial shots were very far right also and low.
Using all available left windage and up elevation the rifle was still 2 feet right and a foot low.
Since any testing beyond 40 yds was impractical,group testing of ammo was done at this distance.
I could have probably shimmed the mount to accommodate for elevation and maybe installed Burris posi rings inserts to correct windage but did not.
There was no cleaning between groups or any foulers of next ammo between groups.
Ammo results;test target was a 1" grid target and based on that for measurements.
10 shot groups
CCI std velocity 1-1/4
SK std plus 1"
SK rifle match 9 shots in 1/2" with 1 shot 1/4" lower
SK HV 1-1/4
Eley Club 1-1/2
Eley match extra 2"
Win HV 8 shots 1-1/2 with 2 fliers increased to 3"
FED HV 1-1/4
Using Ruger factory mags helped with failure to feed and jams but not 100 percent of the time.
I will inquire the manufacturer about the extreme far right problem.
In conclusion I like the rifle very much,the trigger is perfect.
I now will disassemble the rifle,clean and lube thoroughly and look for possible barrel contact and stock fit.
If anything arises in that respect I will post.
I hope this helps anyone interested in this rifle.
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Old Yesterday, 08:05 PM
BuddyBGood BuddyBGood is offline
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Default Kingston Armory M1 22

Part 3
Disassembled the rifle after finding Ruger website to do so as no owners manual was provided.
There are 2 set screws that hold the false gas cylinder on and they were not very tight.I maybe possible to rotate this gas cylinder and front sight some to move point of aim.( To be tested.)
There are also 2 sockethead Allen screws that hold the barrel to the receiver and they were also loose.I am thinking that it maybe possible to tighten one side or other to align the barrel more.( to be tested)
I tried to contact the manufacturer but no one answers the phone.
I called the dealer to get some advice and he has the same problem calling the manufacturer.
The dealer was interested in the problem but did not seem too familiar with the rifle to advise.
Rifle is now cleaned and ready for more testing using the adjustments previously mentioned.
Anyone knowing about 10-22 Rugers please advise.
Stay tuned.
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Old Yesterday, 09:25 PM
tmark tmark is offline
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Thanks, BBG, for the update.
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Old Yesterday, 09:52 PM
old ironside old ironside is offline
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back when I bought mine a few months ago the manufacturer did answer the phone but it was a friday and late in the day and the parts person had already gone home as I wanted a spare magazine ( i know a 10/22 mag works but I want one with the baseplate on it).
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