Building the worlds cheapest 10/22

Discussion in '.22-Rimfire Forum' started by JoeSalerno117, Dec 7, 2017.

  1. JoeSalerno117

    JoeSalerno117 Member

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    So I'm looking to make my own 10/22 receiver which isn't the issue. What parts could I get for dirt cheap just to check for function? I know on sites like midwayusa AR Stoner makes relatively low cost cheap AR parts such as everything from pins, to triggers, to barrels, and everything in between. Is there a company like that which produces average parts for ruger 10/22s? I know you wouldn't exactly want a poor barell, but for the pins, bolt, trigger, and everything else I'd like to keep it real cheap.
     
  2. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

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    I have seen a lot of aftermarket parts for the 10/22 but the word cheap doesn't come to mind at all!
     
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  3. JoeSalerno117

    JoeSalerno117 Member

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    That's too bad, so far it looks like Ruger factory parts are actually the cheapest
     
  4. One Shot

    One Shot Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Buy a parts gun.
     
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    Bigdog57 Well-Known Member

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    Or find someone seriously modding their 10-22, and willing to let the old parts go dirt cheap.
    I'd ask the fellers over on the Rimfire Central forum. Lots of modding goes on there.
     
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    ms6852 Well-Known Member

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    Nothing cheap about a 10/22 other than the initial purchase. Afterwards with all the aftermarket parts available is when you get your money sucked out of your wallets.
     
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    goofy Well-Known Member

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    Cheep parts have to be fitted. They are never made to specs. That is why they are "Cheep".
    Mike
     
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    gvw3 Well-Known Member

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    Cabela's had them on sale for around $170.00 a few weeks ago. Can't get much cheaper than that.
     
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    When I think of a device that basically is a housing for a controlled explosion, the word cheap isn't one of the things I'm looking for
    I lean towards quality

    I have grown fond of my eyes and fingers
     
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    jedwil Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    I just don't get the OP's objective.
     
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  11. Old Guns

    Old Guns Well-Known Member

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    eBay is full of take off parts.
     
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    dbcooper Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    I do, he wants a cheap gun:D
     
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    I have looked into a lot of the 80% kits. I am of the opinion that the cheapest way to get a gun is to buy a gun. If the goal is to tinker and have "I built it myself" pride (and there is not a thing wrong with that) then kits look great.

    If the goal is to find a cheap gun, search online for the best price and use a FFL that doesn't charge an excessive rate. You can easily get a 10/22 for about $200. That being said, I will probably build an AR pistol later this winter.
     
  14. CCHolderinMaine

    CCHolderinMaine Well-Known Member

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    That's exactly what I was going to write. $170 out the door, with no FFL fee.
    Open their credit card and they'll give you $20 worth of points right off the bat.
    $150 total (depending on your state's sales tax)
    They run them on sale regularly.
     
  15. joe45c

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    Too bad he wasn't a old fart like me and wasn't around in 1971 when i bought mine for $59.00.:rolleyes: