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Speed cleaning Ruger 22/45

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My Ruger 22/45 is a fun plinker and used a lot for new shooters in carry classes.  Last time out had a couple of FTE (American Eagle Ammo) but worked fine with standard CCI.  Soooo, broke down watched a couple of videos on takedown and more importantly reassembling the 'Mark" pistols.  It was a close call and I decided not to break my promise to myself.......I promptly went outside and sprayed liberally with brake cleaner, worked the action numerous times, sprayed again, ran a bore snake through it and then sprayed liberally with Hornady Clean and Lube.  Wiped it dry.  Looks like it is good for several hundred more rounds.  That was a close call, almost ruined half my day if I had taken it apart. :bowrofl:

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Main reason I never quite bit on a 22/45 or Mark x and bought a S&W Victory.

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The sales of which obviously prompted Ruger to finally re-engineer the quick takedown Mark 4. :)

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- OS

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Too bad Ruger didn't get the whole price point thing! That Victory is sweet! 

A little practice and it can be done easily. As stupid as it is designed, you just have to click your heals and spin to the left while scratching your head and rubbing your belly, goes right together then!

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Not hard at all to disassemble but reassembly can be a pain if you have never done it.

But 99% of the time I will just hose the gun down with WD-40 run the action a few times then hit it with high pressure air until dry.

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