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    need a solution

    Hi all i was wondering is it possible to get a magazine for a ruger m77 hawkeye. The internal mag system drives me up the wall sometimes when trying to reload. I have contacted a ruger dealer and he seems to think there is no solutions but was wondering if anyone could shed some more light on the situation.

    many thanks


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    Sorry i think your beat there Conor, 77's all have the floorplate design.

    Rgds. Buck

    PS. still a cracking Rifle none the less.
    Last edited by Uncle Buck; 03-02-2011 at 17:36.
    "let him without sin cast the first stone"

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    I have the same problem with a sako in 308, has never fed well and never will.
    One option would be to convert and install an aftermarket magazine system which can be done with a huge ammount of work.
    Might cost a bit more than the ruger is worth.
    I know my remmy benefitted hugely from such a system using AI magazines.

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    It's maybe worthwhile getting a knowledgeable rifle smith (like Calum Ferguson) to look at the operation of your Ruger. I have owned Rugers in .223, .22-250, .243, .25-06 and 260 Rem and used other Rugers and have not had feeding issues. I did have an extraction problem with a bent ejector blade on the .223 which was sorted out for me.

    Good luck. JCS

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