Ruger M77 MKII

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by RFears, Dec 25, 2009.

  1. RFears

    RFears Well-Known Member

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    I have a Ruger i gave to my son, won't shoot that great, gonna take in for work. What needs to be done other than new trigger, bed barrel etc. ANy other ideas to help this sad puppy so he will be much better off with that gun?
     
  2. Tang

    Tang Well-Known Member

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    The MkII triggers can be ground and polished down to a better pull. I wouldnt try it if you arent mechanically inclined. I have 3 MkII rifles, and one of my triggers is down to around 2lbs.

    Which stock is on the gun ? How many different loads have you tried in it ? Handload or factory fodder only ?



    All 3 of mine are 1/2" shooters.

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  3. RFears

    RFears Well-Known Member

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    The one i got for him is the black composite stock, it is newer than the ones you have with the screws through the forend. Was going to take to gun guy to have work done also....
     
  4. Tang

    Tang Well-Known Member

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    That's cool, was just letting you know you don't HAVE to buy a new trigger, but the Timneys are really nice ! Ruger's are smooth as silk and built like tanks. By far my favorite rifle.
     
  5. RFears

    RFears Well-Known Member

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    Well what ya think should be done to them to improve the accuracy of the gun? It is chambered in .270WIN. It isnt consistant at all. Needs work to improve but what would be best money spent on this one?
     
  6. Tang

    Tang Well-Known Member

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    A Boyd's laminated stock, with a free floated barrel would probably work wonders.
     
  7. RFears

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    Really havent tried any loads other than factory in this gun, he does not hunt much just have for him to hunt with around our farm. But i shot it a few times to check and it does not shoot very consistant, two hundred yard gun at best, it needs attention....
     
  8. RFears

    RFears Well-Known Member

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    By the way, how do you polish trigger on that gun, i have a couple of race cars and a farm, so i wouldnt survive without being mechanicaly inclined, lol....
     
  9. Tang

    Tang Well-Known Member

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    Here is a great write up on it

    Ruger 77 mk2 trigger adjustment - Shooters Forum

    Here is a pic that shows you pretty much what is needed:

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  10. corky51

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    get the timney trigger, you won't be sorry. Works very well with no creep at about 2.5-3 lbs. Crisp.