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Ruger MKII KMK-514 Show & Tell

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March 30, 2018, 07:18 PM
hjs157
Ruger MKII KMK-514 Show & Tell
I just picked up this used Ruger KMK-514. These 5 1/4" tapered target models are somewhat scarce but not necessarily rare. Production estimates range from a few to several thousand units (which for MK II's is a small percentage). Since this one has been fired and divorced from it's original box, it has been assigned shooter status. As such, I just installed a new Volquartsen adjustable rear sight as well as a few internal upgrades. Please note the safety warning on the right side of the barrel. Ordinarily this warning appears on the port side. A Monday morning barrel perhaps? Enjoy.

Obligatory photo:

March 30, 2018, 08:06 PM
RHINOWSO
Nice. I have a Stainless Bull Barrel and a tapered Blued with fixed sights.

Stainless MKIIs are sexy as hell.
March 31, 2018, 07:19 AM
motorheadjohn
Nice! Cool

I've seen many 6 7/8" tapered target models, but I think this is the first 5 1/4".

I've been shooting a Mk III Competition in bullseye for several years. Couple years ago I scored a Mk II Competition then quite by accident picked up a Mk II Government and a Mk II 5.5" stainless bull target. I really didn't want 4 of these pistols but couldn't resist. Been thinking I should add a tapered target to the collection at some point if I'm going to have this many.
March 31, 2018, 06:45 PM
CLEANDEAN
quote:
Originally posted by RHINOWSO:
Nice. I have a Stainless Bull Barrel and a tapered Blued with fixed sights.

Stainless MKIIs are sexy as hell.

My 10" Bull barrel is a tad heavy ...but got the job done . I won 1st in a few .22 action shoots, that's when the giggles just sorta stopped.


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March 31, 2018, 06:47 PM
1KPerDay
Very handsome.


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March 31, 2018, 09:07 PM
bashman
quote:
Originally posted by RHINOWSO:
Nice. I have a Stainless Bull Barrel and a tapered Blued with fixed sights.

Stainless MKIIs are sexy as hell.


I have the same combination of MkIIs. Fantastic shooters.


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