Make: Sturm, Ruger & Co.
Model: Model 10/22 Carbine
Serial Number: 119-54573
Year of Manufacture: 1979
Caliber: .22 Long Rifle
Action Type: Semi-Automatic Magazine Fed Rifle
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “Adams & Bennett / Premium Rifle Barrels” and “Heavy Match .22 LR / WARNING: Unfired rounds may / not always eject. Made in USA”. The left side of the receiver is marked “119-54573”, “RUGER”, and “MODEL 10/22 CARBINE / .22 LR CALIBER”. The bottom of the trigger guard is marked “VC”.
Barrel Length: 18”
Sights / Optics: The rifle is mounted with a Swift Premier 3.5 – 10 X 44 scope.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are textured rubber from Hogue with sling swivels. The LOP measures 13 ¾” from the front of the trigger to the rear of the rubber recoil pad. The stocks rate in about Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Polished Aluminum Receiver
Finish Originality: None
Bore Condition: The bore is mirror bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion and the recessed muzzle crown is good.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 0% of its original blue metal finish but is now beautiful polished aluminum. The balance of the finish is highly polished. The trigger housing is a satin finish from Volquartzen Custom. The only screw heads are hex heads with the scope mount and rings, all these screws are in good condition. The markings are clear. Overall, this gun rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The Volquarzen trigger breaks at just under 2 lbs. The bolt release disengages from the locked position when the bolt is pulled slightly back. The extended magazine release drops the magazine cleanly when pushed forward. There is a fluted Adams & Bennett bull target barrel with a recessed crown. We have not fired this rifle
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: There is one 10 round clear Ruger magazine with red rotor provided.
Our Assessment: This is a Ruger 10/22 that has been highly customized. Other than the receiver and bolt we are not really sure if any other Ruger factory parts remain. Like small block Chevy motors, there is an entire industry devoted to customizing the Ruger 10/22. This rifle has availed itself of some of the best aftermarket parts manufacturers. With the trigger group and barrel on this rifle, with the ammunition it favors it ought to be a tack driver. This rifle is race ready to shoot in precision rimfire rifle compeitition.
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This rifle can be transferred in California.
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UPS Insured shipping will cost $30. To reduce the likelihood of damage during shipping, we may disassemble long guns by removing stocks when it is possible & easy and will not damage the wood or screws. We will also break down takedowns. We have had problems with rough carrier handling breaking the stocks at the wrist, and since we have begun to disassemble, we have not had any breakage. All parts will be individually wrapped. If you would prefer to not have your item disassembled, please let us know as soon as you win the bid.
Your item will be shipped within 1 week of receipt of good funds, usually the next day. You will receive an automatic notification with a tracking number upon shipment, to let you know that we have received funds. If you are in Southern California, you are welcome to pick your item up and complete the transfer at our shop in Simi Valley (M-F, 8-5).
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