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Two MkIIs

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by Buck13, Jun 14, 2018.

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How many MkIIs does one need?

  1. Zero

    10 vote(s)
    16.9%
  2. One

    12 vote(s)
    20.3%
  3. Two

    7 vote(s)
    11.9%
  4. Three

    3 vote(s)
    5.1%
  5. How many did they make?

    15 vote(s)
    25.4%
  6. How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop?

    12 vote(s)
    20.3%
  1. Buck13

    Buck13 Member

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    Close enough for jazz!

    The more, the merrier.
     
  2. Buck13

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    I was feeling financially responsible, for once. I first saw it the day I dropped my 10 mm pistols off for consignment sale. Had it been ten days later, when I'd heard that one of the 10s had a layaway deposit put down on it, I would not have hesitated to spend money that I technically don't have, yet.
     
  3. theotherwaldo

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    Mk. 1 Target for me.
    No reason to change
     
  4. tuckerdog1

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    For a short time, had 3. Sold the slabside with white grips last week. So for now, 2 is the number.



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  5. Buck13

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    I finally got my spousal critter to go to the range with me today, for the first time ever. We'd done dry-firing practice at home a few times, otherwise she'd never shot a gun.

    She was kinda apprehensive but liked shooting the 5.5" MkII better than my K22. She lost a couple rounds off the edge of the paper, but kept 3/4 of her shots in the 8 ring (5.75") of an 8" Shoot-N-C target at 7 yards. If she practiced, I'm sure she could be better than me in a matter of months. (She could probably be a better shotgunner in a matter of hours!)

    Who knew that shooting stuff is fun??? It may be that the "new" MkII becomes her gun and I am free to look for a 6-7/8" tapered-bull or slabside for myself!
     
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  6. greyling22

    greyling22 Member

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    I voted one, but I have 2. well, 1.5. One has a threaded paclite upper on it.
     
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  7. mstreddy

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    Well, I finally got a picture snapped, and sometime between my last post and the picture a Mk II target jumped in! ruger mk.jpg

    I was at the Range/LGS last week and the "new" Ruger was in the case. I fon,handled it, and since it was used the shop guy says, "you want to run a few rounds through it?" Quite innocently, of course, so off I go, run some rounds through it, I had my Blue with me that day as well.
    So, of course, the nefarious shop guy succeeded it in getting that Mk II into my bag that evening!
    The upper on the bottom is what was originally on my 22/45. I bought the Pac-Lite and mounted it. I would like to find an inexpensive lower to build up since I have the spare upper around.
     
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  8. Texas10mm

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    I've got five right now.

    4" SS
    5.5" Bull
    6"
    Government Target
    10"

    Funny thing is I wanted a 10" for a long time. Found both of the Browning Buckmark 10" models before I found my Ruger. Along the way I found that Browning made a 14" and now I think I need one of those.

    I also want to get some more Mk II pistols.
     
  9. doubleh

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    I voted zero because I don't have one and likely never will. Used Ruger Mk pistols of any number are few and far between in my neck of the woods. In fact I can't remember ever seeing one in a gunshop. I'm sure there have been a few and I wasn't there at the right time.

    I guess I'll have to make do with one MK III and one MK IV. I'm very happy with both and would probably pass on a MK II if I ran across it. I wasn't interested in the Rugers for a long time as I have a High Standard HDM but decided to lighten up on the old girl and went to Ruger to giver her some rest.
     
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  10. mgmorden

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    I still don't have any Mk II's (it's IMHO the best of the series though), but I do have my Mk 1 which is my favorite .22 handgun I've shot so far:

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  11. Deltaboy1984

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  12. double bogey

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    I don't have any MKII's. However I have 2 MKIII's, a stainless 6 7/8" hunter, and a stainless 6 7/8" target models. Removed lci's, added bushings and vq triggers, pretty close to MKII's.
     
  13. ArchAngelCD

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    As many as you can find at a fair price.
    Here is one that went through Clark Custom, it's amazingly accurate.

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  14. gb6491

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    Nice!
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    :)
    Regards,
    Greg
     
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    One of each here -- Mark I, II, III, and IV -- all bought new.
     
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  16. SwampWolf

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    I'd look for an accuracy enhanced Government model to complete your collection.
     
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    kudu Moderator Staff Member

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    I think I have five right now, my first was a 6 7/8" Government Target Model. I can off hand hit a paper plate usually 10 for 10 shots at 100 yards. Couple of the short tapered barrel versions and a 6.5" tapered barrel and I think a 5" bull barrel somewhere. Always wanted a slab-side version, but haven't seen any for quite some time.
     
  18. czhen

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    Two MKIII here, one 5.5 bull barrel and another former 6 7/8 slab converted to 5.5 for steel challenges, lastly one 22/45 5.5.
    Sadly, no MKII in my stable.
     
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