Remington .22 Blew Up in my Ruger Mark 2

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  • fedupdon

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    anyone know how to get in contact with remmington i was at a local indoor range when one of there 22 exploded in my ruger mark 2 was wanting to let them know and wil send the case if needed
     

    Texas1911

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    Remington's ammo is junk. Especially their .22 ... it used to not be that bad, but man I will never run that in my guns ever again.

    I use Federal or CCI .22 ... have had good luck with it.

    I would call Remington directly and tell them that a overcharged load destroyed your pistol. Especially a Ruger, that's a rather robust pistol for that caliber.
     

    Pony

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    I was recently given a Ruger pistol and a Mossberg rifle, both in .22 by the F-I-L.
    He gave me a couple of boxes of "Remington Mohawk" , labeled "22 Long Rifle Hi-Speed" and labelled elsewhere "MK-22"- should I throw them away?
     

    fedupdon

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    remmington ammo

    after having a gunsmith ck out the ruger it seems to be ok thanks to rugers being well made no reply from remminton on the ammo
     

    TexasFats

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    I bought one of those big boxes of 575 rounds of Remington. Never again! I got tired of clearing misfires. Usually, if I would reload the dud so that the firing pin hit a different part of the rim, then it would go. But it was garbage. Also, I won't be shooting any more American Eagle (droppings) again. Same story. I normally shoot CCI Standard Velocity in my Buckmark. Good stuff--a bit higher cost, but good.
     

    Peter M. Eick

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    I had a lot of misfires with remington high speed recently. When it fires it works well, but after several hits in different parts of the rim, I think the primer compound is just missing.
     
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    About 100 years. They know their ammo is crap so they probably have no intentions of answering complaints. They probably figure it will take at least a decade before people just quit buying their junk. The big boys will have their golden retirements set and the little guys will get what they always get.
     

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