|The Ruger 22/45 lacks the ''odd'' grip angle of
the MkI and MkII series - and has controls which
approximate the 1911. This gun is used mainly for
pin shooting and is ideal and reliable, as long
as crud is cleaned out now and again. A very fun
and economical plinker!
A Volquartsen extractor was fitted and gave a good
improvement in extraction which could be initially
occasionally problematic, and the compensator is
really there just to add some weight for better
control. The red dot is a great addition for more
rapid target aquisition (and old eyes) ........
and has four reticles to choose from - two dot sizes,
a "+" and also a dot within a concentric
The ammunition finally settled on for cost to reliability
factor was Federal ''Champion".