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Old January 7th, 2017, 06:59 AM   #1
 
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10/22 M1 Carbine Question ...

Greetings all, am new to this forum.

I just purchased a NIB Ruger 10/22 M1 Carbine from my LGS. Question: what size wrench (assume allen?) is needed to loosen the barrel band screw and the top 2 handguard screws. They are not 5/32 like the action screw. I have tried metric and english allen wrenches and nothing fits.

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Mine takes a 9/64" allen, used the one from my Dillon set.
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9/64" is it ... a big thank you!
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Greetings all, am new to this forum.

I just purchased a NIB Ruger 10/22 M1 Carbine from my LGS. Question: what size wrench (assume allen?) is needed to loosen the barrel band screw and the top 2 handguard screws. They are not 5/32 like the action screw. I have tried metric and english allen wrenches and nothing fits.

Thanks,
John
Be really careful with the two handguard screws when reassembling. There's nothing but metal to wood contact and it's very easy for the wood to get chewed up. Personal experience.

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