Thanks for talking down to us, but to me the chamber is the interior profile of the barrel the round mates to. The exterior geometry seemed to more accurately fit the description of 'barrel extension' but I will admit I pulled that phrase out of my butt to try and use words from another common rifle to try and specify exactly the part of the barrel I referred to.Archer46176 wrote:I have had 2 of these rifles for about 6 months and ha e run several thousand rounds through them without one single hiccup. If you are seeing bad reviews you are likelh reading OLD reviews. Both of our takedowns and everyone I ha e seen has had a colored chamber, you know the part that some of you have described as " the part that goes into the receiver", yeah that part is called the chamber, it i hardened because it is the chamber!!!
I don't see any reason to talk down to people or diminish the reviews for being 'old' (hard to say it's old, given the rifle isn't even a year old, yet)
What I was trying to establish as a desired owner, is what the problem is, and a way to see if it's been permanently fixed, and how to identify if a rifle I may be looking at is a post-fix or pre-fix model. If you say your barrel was colored (indicating heat stain) from the factory, and others (who had problems) did not initially have that, then it appears that is a good indication.
Now I just have to hope that whatever shop I go to let's me take the rifle apart so that I can check, before buying...
Thanks for the additional anecdotes! The more the merrier.
How do you know the problems from the factory have been remedied from this point forward though?Archer46176 wrote: Also the instructions that come with the rifle and every Ruger tech will tell you that the ring just ahead of the chamber on the barrel nedds to be loosened, the barrel fitted into the receiver and then tightened to insure a proper fit. If you dont do this things will not line up correctly and will cause major problems. ALL of the problems I have read about have been remedied by the factory as of now jnless you are doing something stupid with the firearm and not takkng care of it properly then you will have problems.
With the one sent back having the problem of bejng stuck or whatever the real problem was. I would say it could have been caused by a sloppy chamber to receiver fit causjng the bolt to slam the end of the chamber and causjng the mushrooming. Again this IS addressed in the instructions included with the firearm.
Anyways, this appears to be Ruger's hosted copy of the 10/22TD instructions, and I don't see anything about the barrel attachment methods you describe. They just say to insert it and lock it down as best you can with finger pressure. https://ruger-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/_ma ... je6z61.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Do you have an updated copy of the instructions, maybe? Could you scan it, take a photo, or otherwise post it?