Finally found a use for the Ruger Charger.....

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  1. Bailey Boat

    Bailey Boat Senior Member Benefactor Supporting Member

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    I bought this anomaly about 2 years ago and somehow it got shuffled behind some other stuff and forgotten. Rediscovered it last week and was about to list it for sale so I went online to get a fair value and came across the threads about putting pistol buffers on them. Never thought of that but the more I looked the more I became interested so I tapped my source on such things @BigWaylon. He steered me to the 5 position SBA3 brace and buffer tube combo. Ordered that from Midway and the adapter from Copper Customs and 'viola, this is what I wound up with.
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    30" overall and weighs exactly 5# loaded. Took it to the range Wed and it will do one hole groups @ 25 yards with CCI Std. Velocity. I had the Leapers 6X and mounts in the scope drawer so that was a freebie. I think I may hang onto this and shoot it a little more before it winds up here for sale.
     
  2. Geezer

    Geezer Mama Tried Staff Member Benefactor Charter Life Member

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    I cant see your bench back there. Someone take it?
     
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  3. Slacker

    Slacker Liquor and Whores...

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    Looks darn handy.
     
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    Catfish E Pluribus Mendacium Charter Member Supporting Member

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    That looks like a fun blaster
     
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  5. Bailey Boat

    Bailey Boat Senior Member Benefactor Supporting Member

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    Naw, just tired of being inside..... Outdoor photography is better anyway...
     
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  6. Bailey Boat

    Bailey Boat Senior Member Benefactor Supporting Member

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    It's a ball to shoot and accurate as any other but I'm just not a 10-22 fanboi....
     
  7. rantingredneck

    rantingredneck ....glutton for punishment..... Staff Member Benefactor Charter Life Member

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    I dropped one in a Nordic SR-22 chassis and added a buffer tube and KAK blade brace. A little heavier than yours for sure, but it is handy.
     
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  8. Ikarus1

    Ikarus1 Avtomat Krishna-kov

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    Bill,

    this gun makes me feel kinda funny down below
     
  9. Bailey Boat

    Bailey Boat Senior Member Benefactor Supporting Member

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    Sounds like a personal issue to me..... Check with @Chdamn he probably knows what's causing it....
     
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  10. Ikarus1

    Ikarus1 Avtomat Krishna-kov

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    It's not a problem with my Wartch
     
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    Chdamn Dungeon Master Staff Member Benefactor Charter Life Member

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    Getting a twangler in your wranglers (some glee in your Lees, a little drool in your Kuhn’s etc) is simply a normal reaction to anything manly.
     
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    I was lucky enough to get a few trigger pulls on it and BB aint lying. I think it took him exactly 3 shots to dial it in and he was shooting D**k's off of ticks @ 25 yards.
     
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    BlackGun Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    @Bailey Boat. Can I get a link to the brace and buffer tube? Would the multiposition brace be legal on a pistol length AR15?
     
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  14. kcult

    kcult Change my mind. Charter Member Supporting Member

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    That actually is sweet!

    I agree with the fanboi comment, too. I had a 10-22.

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  15. Bailey Boat

    Bailey Boat Senior Member Benefactor Supporting Member

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    Both the brace and tube came from Midway, as for legalities I refer you to my NFA Guru, @BigWaylon, he's good but expensive.....
     
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    Bailey Boat Senior Member Benefactor Supporting Member

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    I really can't point to one thing in particular that makes me dislike them I just do. I know they are as popular as sex but then aids came along....
     
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    BlackGun Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Ruger 10/22s are great. Buy one and change the following: stock, trigger, and barrel. Buy a $200 gun and $400 makes it shootable.
     
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    kcult Change my mind. Charter Member Supporting Member

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    I bought one that was already in an aftermarket stock. It was the trigger I couldn't get past.

    At the time, it was the most god awfulest trigger I had encountered.
     
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    The brace is an SBA3, which is what’s on my AR57 pistol.

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    Shown collapsed in the pic, but it’s 5-position extendable.
     
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    Whats the hand rail situation there? Specifically the long, horizontal item near the top of it
     
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    50rd magazine. Same mag as a PS90.

    Feeds from the top and empty brass spits out the magwell.
     
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    CZfool68 Int'l Man of Mystery Charter Member Supporting Member

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    When I picture your gun collection this is not what I imagine. Guess I’m no profiler. See squirrels, see dead squirrels. Cool.
     
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    Glad someone found a use for one.
     
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    That's plum sexy!
     
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  25. Bailey Boat

    Bailey Boat Senior Member Benefactor Supporting Member

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    Actually the 3 that I've shot in the back yard just gave up when they saw the gun aimed at them. I've noticed something about squirrels, they don't seem to perceive fear if I'm higher than they are. On the ground, at their level they haul butt, yet when I'm on the deck 12' above them they just stare at me... and die.....