Need to refinish the Ruger MKII...

hoytinak

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I was given this Ruger MKII a long time ago in this condition. Since I got it, I added the Tactical Solutions upper (which is freakin awesome BTW), added some Hogue rubber grips and fiber optic sights. The trigger's really nice so I don't need to mess with it. I wasn't gonna worry about the finish since it shoots REALLY great and it's just a plinker anyways but I was just looking at it tonight and I'm getting to where I can't stand it anymore. (the outside of the bolt looks the same as the lower)

I know from an experience with my father's MKII that our local gunsmith won't even touch a Ruger MKI/II/III or 22/45 anymore. So I need to find a place to send it off to. I'm not needing anything super nice (or expensive) just a good basic finish....any thoughts? :1zhelp:


 

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the bubba way

I know this is the cheap and rigged way but, this is what I did on a old beat up winchester 22 rifle I bought for $60. The barrel had lots of surface rust. What I did was took some 150 grit sandpaper, a wire wheel/dremel and a can wd-40. Took off of all the rust, then used a degreaser and sprayed two even coats of flat black engine paint. The barrel looked good as new. After 2yrs of shooting, the barrel still looks the same it did.
 

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You might drop Brad at CCR and email and get a price on refinishing the lower.
CCR-REFINISHING

Since the lower on the MK's are not serialized, you don't need a FFL to ship.
 

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I actually thought about that, but I've have it completely stripped apart before when I first got it and I'm not sure I wanna try that again
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....it was a pain for me to get it back together so I'd like to have someone with some kinda experience on the Ruger semi .22lr's.

I sent CCR an email...I'm sure with the holiday it'll be a little while before I hear back though.
 

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