f> Another Ruger 10 22 FTF problem - Ruger Forum

Ruger Forum

Another Ruger 10 22 FTF problem

This is a discussion on Another Ruger 10 22 FTF problem within the Ruger Rimfires forums, part of the Pistol & Revolver Forum category; So I've bought a Used Ruger 10 22 for target shooting. I'm getting a high percentage of fail to fires. Like 50% It's not the ...


Go Back   Ruger Forum > Pistol & Revolver Forum > Ruger Rimfires

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes

Old December 31st, 2016, 07:53 AM   #1
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: Devon
Posts: 6
Halberton is on a distinguished road
Question Another Ruger 10 22 FTF problem

So I've bought a Used Ruger 10 22 for target shooting.

I'm getting a high percentage of fail to fires. Like 50%

It's not the ammo I have tried different batches and brands.

Looks like it's light strikes.

So this is what I have done so far:

Cleaned the receiver
Had the barrel head cleaned up so that the round seats well.
Swapped out the trigger assembly which made no difference so swapped back to the Volquartsen auto bolt release unit that it came with.
Changed the firing pin and spring.

So my question is what's the next step that you would advise me to take?

Thanks for helping



Halberton is offline  
Advertisements
Old December 31st, 2016, 08:52 AM   #2
 
Redleg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
Posts: 3,804
Redleg will become famous soon enoughRedleg will become famous soon enough
I always replace the firing pin and extractor in my 10/22s with the VQ kit. But you say that you have already done that?
Redleg is offline  
Old December 31st, 2016, 10:43 AM   #3
 
ngashooter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Dawsonville georgia
Posts: 869
ngashooter will become famous soon enough
Were either of the trigger units you shot stock? Try a unit with stock weight springs in it so we have a baseline for function with full hammer speed.
ngashooter is offline  
 
Old December 31st, 2016, 11:53 AM   #4
 
moparclan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Arizona
Posts: 283
moparclan is on a distinguished road
Bought a used stainless 10/22 International that had the hammer spring shortened. Had a lot of misfires until I replaced it with an original length spare I had. Has worked fine ever since.
moparclan is offline  
Old December 31st, 2016, 11:59 AM   #5
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: wayne nj
Posts: 22,657
bwinters is a name known to allbwinters is a name known to allbwinters is a name known to allbwinters is a name known to allbwinters is a name known to allbwinters is a name known to all
try a longer firing pin.
bwinters is offline  
Old December 31st, 2016, 12:24 PM   #6
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: Rochester, ny
Posts: 1
40MM is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by bwinters View Post
try a longer firing pin.
I think you'd have to modify one to do it. I'd be leary of that. I believe the design was to have the "stop pin" in the bolt actually stop the firing pin from protruding past the bolt face. Thr firing pin should stop somewhere between.003 to .010 below the bolt face. There should not be any contact between the firing pin and chamber face. Just something to consider
40MM is offline  
Old January 1st, 2017, 04:42 AM   #7
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: Devon
Posts: 6
Halberton is on a distinguished road
Trigger unit

Quote:
Originally Posted by ngashooter View Post
Were either of the trigger units you shot stock? Try a unit with stock weight springs in it so we have a baseline for function with full hammer speed.
Good question! It's fairly hard to find a trigger group that has not been fiddled with in some way in my club. Nearest thing I tried was a standard trigger that had the sear filed. ...click (swear) ...click

The rounds were initially not seating (always in the barrel) so after some cleaning and light sanding this is now clear. If I slap the bolt forward the first round will always fire when I pull the trigger. Then click..😞

So I am wondering if the recoil spring should be changed.
Halberton is offline  
Old January 1st, 2017, 04:46 AM   #8
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: Devon
Posts: 6
Halberton is on a distinguished road
Hammer spring

Quote:
Originally Posted by moparclan View Post
Bought a used stainless 10/22 International that had the hammer spring shortened. Had a lot of misfires until I replaced it with an original length spare I had. Has worked fine ever since.
Good point The springs in the VQ drop in unit look completely different to standard. I can't see a main spring at all. I emailed VQ so I can identify the parts.
Halberton is offline  
Old January 3rd, 2017, 01:08 PM   #9
 
Indigowolf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: New Hampshire
Posts: 97
Indigowolf is on a distinguished road
This thread would be better answered in the Ruger rimfire Rifle section rather than the pistol section of this forum.

Sent from my SM-G900V using Tapatalk
Indigowolf is offline  
Old January 5th, 2017, 01:43 PM   #10
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: Mississippi
Posts: 5
Kennyw39581 is on a distinguished road
Check the bolt that hold the firing pin in the bolt make sure it is flush on both side of the actually bolt. If it is protruding just a little on the bolt rod you will have problems. My 1022 came like that new to me.
Kennyw39581 is offline  
Reply

  Ruger Forum > Pistol & Revolver Forum > Ruger Rimfires

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Ruger Forum Discussions
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
For Sale: FS/FTF in OK Ruger 10/22 Take Down w/4 magazines spacepiggy Firearms 0 November 6th, 2014 01:31 PM
Want To Buy: Ruger LC380 or Ruger LCR .38 (FTF in Illinois) Thiokol Firearms 0 January 12th, 2014 11:45 AM
FTF problem or Bad Ammo navyman Ruger Pistols 10 July 31st, 2011 05:28 PM
My ftf problem cured?? jlank Ruger Rimfires 3 April 4th, 2011 05:55 PM
FTF, Ruger P97DC Gutpile Charlie Ruger Pistols 1 December 20th, 2007 08:03 PM

Top Gun Sites Top Sites List
Powered by vBulletin 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1
Copyright © 2006 - 2017 Ruger Forum. All rights reserved.
Ruger Forum is a Ruger Firearms enthusiast's forum, but it is in no way affiliated with, nor does it represent Sturm Ruger & Company Inc. of Southport, CT.