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Old 02-25-2011, 01:39 AM   #1
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i have a ruger mark ii with a bull barrel. the serial number says its from 1985 if thats important. i recently took the firearm apart for cleaning and maintnance and when i put it back together the pistol would not fire. the bolt with cycle back but when i pull the trigger it will not go off. i recently discovered that if i tilt the barrel pointing straight up when i pull back the bolt, i am able to engage the firing pin and the gun will dryfire. im wondering if anyone else has had this problem and if they are willing to help because i do not want to pay 65 dollars for ruger to fix it.
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Old 02-25-2011, 01:45 AM   #2
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Take it apart and reassemble according to directions. You probably did not hold your tongue right while putting it back together.
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this is for the 22/45 but the exact same procedure applies to yours.

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ruger marks are a little tricky when putting back together. Follow the steps on this website exactly!!!! 2245 Maintenance Page
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Those things can get a little funky. But you get it right once it gets a lot easier then. The vid or that manual link can show you all you need.
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