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Ruger 22/45 Threaded 10150 fails to fire 1st round

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by teflon97239, Apr 19, 2013.

  1. teflon97239

    teflon97239 Portland, OR Well-Known Member

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    Brand new, right out of the box.

    First round only with every magazine, I can hear and feel a weak click at the trigger break point, but it doesn’t fire.

    When I carefully release the trigger, I can feel and hear it reset. Then (without pulling the bolt again) it fires and functions normally for the rest of the magazine.

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    Edited on Sunday. Totally hosed the gun out with degreasing solvent and now it seems fixed with a loud distinct hammer release on the first pull. Will confirm at the range later this afternoon.

    In 40+ years of buying guns I've never had a brand new one from the factory malfunction. Learned a lesson about "de-gunking" overly greased parts.