Cleaning instructions for a Reck SA 22


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Diamond Joe
September 12, 2012, 04:36 PM
Just found a Reck single action 22 revolver in my storage - must be 50 years old. I would like to clean it and try it out. Can anyone direct me to where I could find instructions on this or for a similar revolver I could use to ready it for action?

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CraigC
September 12, 2012, 04:47 PM
Never heard of such a critter.

rcmodel
September 12, 2012, 04:57 PM
Fairly low quality import in the 70's?

RECK = Karl Arndt Reck Sportwaffenfabrik of Lauf bei Nürnberg.

It strips for cleaning just like any other single-action.

Place the hammer on half cock.
Open the loading gate.
Press the base pin latch in front of the cylinder and pull the base pin foreward out of the frame. (If it doesn't have a spring loaded latch, it will have a single slotted screw you take out)
Remove the cylinder out the side the loading gate is on.

Clean the bore & chambers as you would any other gun and then put the cylinder back in.

rc

CraigC
September 12, 2012, 05:07 PM
Related to RG?

rcmodel
September 12, 2012, 05:09 PM
I don't know.

But I'd group them in the same herd.

http://www.gunpartscorp.com/catalog/Products.aspx?catid=3818



BTW to the OP:
The gun is not safe to carry fully loaded with a round under the hammer.

Only load 5 rounds and carry on an empty chamber.

rc

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