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Dayman

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Ugh this waiting is so long... i have not even fired the host yet. :cry: my wife having kids seemed like it took less time, but I'm not gonna tell her that.... not even got my first suppressor yet and already planning to get another ;)
 

Liquid__Mirage

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Dayman said:
Ugh this waiting is so long... i have not even fired the host yet. :cry: my wife having kids seemed like it took less time, but I'm not gonna tell her that.... not even got my first suppressor yet and already planning to get another ;)
lol that kinda sounds like my wife with our kids, didn't even have the first one and was considering a second. How long has it been total? I'm going to be starting the process real soon for a can.
 

Crunchy Frog

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I purchased my first suppressor in June of 2013. The stamp was issued in early April of 2014, a little over nine months. The dealer failed to notify me that when the stamp came in so I didn't get the suppressor until May when I called the dealer to inquire.

I have heard that the process is a little faster now but lacking any personal experience I hesitate to quote application times that I've only read about. If the ATF ever gets the electronic Form 4 applications back up it should be even better but I don't know when that will happen.

Hang in there, Dayman.
 

Dayman

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Liquid__Mirage said:
Dayman said:
Ugh this waiting is so long... i have not even fired the host yet. :cry: my wife having kids seemed like it took less time, but I'm not gonna tell her that.... not even got my first suppressor yet and already planning to get another ;)
lol that kinda sounds like my wife with our kids, didn't even have the first one and was considering a second. How long has it been total? I'm going to be starting the process real soon for a can.
I think it was around Late August or early September, to be honest with out checking my paperwork I can't remember. At the time NFA times were running around 9 months at best, so thats what I am banking on... I did mine through a trust on a form 4. I used a local (upstate) lawyer the shop recommended. If my wife wants any more kids I am making her fill out a forum 4 :lol:
 

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6 months but finally pick it up today. :D I will try to get some pics up later
 

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Finally found time today to shoot my set up?.However the 22/45 will not fire! I have not even put a round down the chamber :cry: I really don't know what the problem is. Pistol is brand freaking new. I can cycle the bolt but attempted dry fire nothing. The trigger behaves the same in both fire and safe setting. Put a mag and a round in, hand cycled the bolt which extracted the round but still no fire on the trigger. The shop I purchased it from several months ago no longer exist. I sent a email in to Ruger so I will see what they say. Any recommendations. I don't know wether to take it to a local shop or send back to Ruger if thats what they recommend. It would be a lot easier if ruger had some warranty in place :roll: Any feedback would be great.. looks either way I'm out paying a local for repairs of shipping and maybe repairs from ruger. Dang shame I have bought a lot of ruger products in the past.

Edit to clarify i have not taken the gun apart. may try after i hear back from ruger. I really don't want to get in there and lose any thing and get blamed by ruger
 

Tigerstripe

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can you bend a paper clip and poke it in the firing pin hole to see if there is anything in there?

i sent the paperwork in today for my 22 Sparrow.
 

Crunchy Frog

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The new guns do have a magazine disconnect but if you tried firing or dry firing the gun with a magazine inserted that is not the issue.
 

Dayman

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Crunchy Frog said:
The new guns do have a magazine disconnect but if you tried firing or dry firing the gun with a magazine inserted that is not the issue.
I believe my failure was to understand how a mag disconnect works. Videos online showed dryfire with out a mag so I assume the some how disabled the disconnect which added to the confusion. Never owned a gun with a mag disconnect and didn't really read/understand the manual... Lesson learned

Tigerstripe congrats on the purchase. Mine took right at 6 months, the guys I purchased from said they have seen 4 months up to 9 months. Hope you get the sooner than later.
 

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So Dayman, does the pistol work now? Very curious to hear what's happening with it, as it is a nice looking pistol and the suppressor makes it even more awesome! :ugeek:
 

Dayman

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Midnight Raver said:
So Dayman, does the pistol work now? Very curious to hear what's happening with it, as it is a nice looking pistol and the suppressor makes it even more awesome! :ugeek:
Yes the pistol works as intended. The failure was my understanding of how the disconnect operates. Out of habit I was opening the bolt on a empty mag, visually inspecting the chamber, removing the mag, dropping the bolt then, attempting to dry fire. I did not realize my mistake until after reading this thread. The mag has to be reinserted to engage the trigger. I assumed the bolt had to be open on an empty mag to reset the hammer only. I figured it may have been the internal lock but that was not the case either. This is the first pistol I have owned with this feature. I should have payed better attention to the directions in the manual...lesson learned. I hope to function check the suppressor asap.
 

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Some states apparently require auto pistols to feature a magazine disconnect. I have owned two pistols so equipped. The first was a Browning Hi-Power; the disconnect made for a bad trigger. I disabled the device the day I bought it.

My Mark III .22/45 also had one. It prevents the magazine from dropping free; in fact, I had to pry the magazine free from the frame. Very shortly after buying the gun I ordered aftermarket parts to eliminate the magazine disconnect.
 

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Dayman said:
Midnight Raver said:
So Dayman, does the pistol work now? Very curious to hear what's happening with it, as it is a nice looking pistol and the suppressor makes it even more awesome! :ugeek:
Yes the pistol works as intended. The failure was my understanding of how the disconnect operates. Out of habit I was opening the bolt on a empty mag, visually inspecting the chamber, removing the mag, dropping the bolt then, attempting to dry fire. I did not realize my mistake until after reading this thread. The mag has to be reinserted to engage the trigger. I assumed the bolt had to be open on an empty mag to reset the hammer only. I figured it may have been the internal lock but that was not the case either. This is the first pistol I have owned with this feature. I should have payed better attention to the directions in the manual...lesson learned. I hope to function check the suppressor asap.
You can order the Volquartsen Accurizing Kit for the Mark II series and put it in to a 22/45 as long as you get the hammer bushing as well (this replaces the magazine disconnect)
VQ Accurizing kit: http://www.midwayusa.com/product/928414 ... k-ii-22-45
VQ Hammer bushing: http://www.midwayusa.com/product/946649 ... k-ii-black

I have this installed in my 22/45 LITE and it is an excellent upgrade for the 22/45 and removes the stupid magazine disconnect.
 

Crunchy Frog

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Paco, that's what I did with mine, except the Volquartsen bushings were out of stock so I got my bushing from Sam Lam.

I read later that you can improve the trigger pull by replacing either the seat or the hammer (I forget which) which is less expensive than the entire VQ kit. It would be interesting to compare them.
 

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Finally got to get out and shoot a little today. The sparrow functioned fantastic. Put 100 rounds of mini mags and 50 rounds of american eagle through. The ae was more accurate but a little dirtier. The 22/45 ran well also, there was no noticeable blow back and I had no malfunctions. As others mentioned earlier there was a bit of chatter from the bolt. I can't wait to get the can on a bolt gun. First round pop was more noticeable than I expected but she quieted down significantly after. Best part was dropping shoots down hill into a creek 30 yards away and hearing the report louder than the muzzle...bloop. I got home and took every thing apart to check it out. Holy cow .22 is dirty. I got all the fouling off and 80% of the lead with hoppes elite and a brass brush. Took a lot of brushing I think next time I am gonna go with the recommended 1000 rounds a use the dip.

 

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After about an hour of hard scrubbing :|
More lead in the baffels than on the inner tube pieces left.

 

Dayman

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Just used a .223 case to scrape the rest of the lead off the shells. The baffle stack retained a little lead but I don't see any problems with that. Now I'm ready to get it dirty again. One of the funniest firearm purchases I have made in a long time. :D shame these have to be NFA items...
 
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