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Old 04-17-2013, 06:11 AM   #11
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I don't know the tear down of that gun, but you may be making it harder than it needs to be. I'd just rack slide and clean the barrel and call it good. If you later have feeding or jamming issues clean it more thoroughly, but until then, call it good at that.
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Well darn C3, I paid $289 for my Mk III. I wouldn't want to drop a G for a rim fire pistol. Maybe $500 or less seems reasonable unless there is something real special about the model. Why are the Model 41s so expensive?
You do get what you pay for. I know that's a lot of dough for a .22LR pistol, but it really is worth it. Here is an article that albeit being old, provides some good info: http://www.gunauction.com/news/article/20120809-Smith-Wesson-Model-41-22-LR.cfm
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Thanks Nix, looks like a great gun. I just can't stomach the $800-$1000 price tag on a rim fire. Maybe if I shot competitively, but I don't. Guess I'm back to square one.
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Why not look at a SIG or GSG 1911-22? Decent barrel, easier to clean by far than a MK II, III or Buckmark.
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Yes, the S&W 41 is a very nice pistol. At around $1,000 and up, I would expect a VERY nice pistol. I mean REALLY nice.
I've got a 41 made in '79 or '80 and it's just a fantastic handgun, very accurate, easy to clean. I love it. It's one of my favorite 22's.
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Hey, I don't make them, I don't price them!

and I just do not see paying $75 for a bottle of wine, I mean they have got Ripple and MD 20/20 in the cooler- already chilled for $5......
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Hey, I don't make them, I don't price them!

and I just do not see paying $75 for a bottle of wine, I mean they have got Ripple and MD 20/20 in the cooler- already chilled for $5......
If we are talking bottom shelf wine, lets not forget Boones Farm.....
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I have the mk3 myself only cleaned it all the way to the bone once in 15 yr and have wanted a 41 for 20 could not afford one then still can't they are great accurate guns but very expensive 750.00 when first wished I could buy it now not even sure
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C3: Would only detail cleaning it once a year be acceptable?

Thanks for the input guys. I guess I'll stick to the Mk III.
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C3: Would only detail cleaning it once a year be acceptable?

Thanks for the input guys. I guess I'll stick to the Mk III.
The time matters less than the amount of rounds.
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