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Ruger MKIII 22/45 mag extended base pad

Discussion in '.22-Rimfire Forum' started by TechTeach, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. TechTeach

    TechTeach New Member

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    Just installed my new MKIII 22/45 mag extended base pad. Had a hard time getting the mag seated. The extended base pad makes it easy.[​IMG]
  2. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

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    I have a silly question. Why extend the base pad?
  3. TOOHSOTKIL

    TOOHSOTKIL New Member

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    If you can create a problem, you can sell the fix.......
    Magazines are meant to be slammed home, not inserted.
    The Ruger 22/45 magazine is 1/8" longer than the frame, used right it has more than enough seating surface to engage.

    I guess post number two will deal with how the grips need to be improved????

    Selling is sometimes spam, though not cooked.
  4. TechTeach

    TechTeach New Member

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    I agree with you the mags are meant to be slammed not inserted even though they are about an 1/8" longer doesn't mean they will be seated every time. Thats why I extended the base pad for a solid slam.
  5. knocker

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    Very nice, did u buy those? If so were did you get them if you don't mind me asking? I've put many rounds through my 22/45 and you have to make sure that the mag is engaged everytime and sometimes thats a pain. I have three mags and the extended bases would be great.
  6. Big Tony

    Big Tony New Member

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    Hi, Where did you get the extended base pads for the 22/45?
  7. Fromthehip

    Fromthehip New Member

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    I realize this is an old post but the OP never responded where he got these extended mag base pads. Anyone else know?

    Thanks much!

    Edit: Taking a guess: Dominic Notaro? And, if so, anyone else out there making these as well?
    Last edited: Mar 10, 2012
  8. Bobitis

    Bobitis Guest

    I'm guessing Dominic as well. I have many of these, but I've never had the urge to 'slam' my mags home. They just make it a tad easier to seat them. Then again, I've spent hours cleaning them up to get them slicker than snot.
  9. herohog

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    Ya need his extended base pads when ya use his custom grips!
    [​IMG]

    The new bumpers are a little longer than these...
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    Here is the latest batch...
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