What do I need to take a Ruger Mark III pistol down?
Items needed are: a Mark III pistol, a paper clip, as soft plastic hammer, and a needle nose plier or a small screwdriver. If I am not mistaken, the procedure is the same for a Ruger Mark II pistol. Remove the magazine. The magazine release button is under my left thumb.
Where is the mainspring housing on a Ruger Mark III?
The mainspring housing is located in the pistol’s handle. It’s latch is the point of metal in the oval indentation. See the tip of the yellow arrow. Hook the round end of a paper clip over the mainspring latch and pull toward yourself. It pulls a little hard.
How do you remove the barrel from a Ruger?
Use a soft plastic hammer to remove the barrel from the pistol frame. Pound in the direction of the yellow arrow. Pound in the area marked by the green line. Pounding in the area marked by the red line means you are pounding on the pistol frame, which will not remove the barrel from the frame.
Where is the red dot on a Ruger Mark III?
See the yellow arrow. The Mark III has a thin wedge on the left side of the receiver that protrudes from the side of the gun if a bullet is in the chamber, but I prefer to look, anyway. A red dot is visible on the wedge when a bullet is in the chamber.
Is there a recall on Ruger Mark IV?
Mark IV™. Ruger ® Mark IV ™ Product Safety Warning and Recall Notice – June 2017. Simple, one-button takedown for quick and easy field-stripping and proper chamber-to-muzzle cleaning. Pressing a button in the back of the frame allows the barrel-receiver assembly to tilt up and off the grip frame without the use of tools.
What makes a Ruger rimfire pistol so accurate?
Pressing a button in the back of the frame allows the barrel-receiver assembly to tilt up and off the grip frame without the use of tools. One-piece, precision CNC-machined grip frame. Cold hammer-forged barrel results in ultra-precise rifling that provides exceptional accuracy and longevity.