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So I'm selling my old 10/22 to a buddy of mine, and i'd been having some problems with it not ejecting shells properly. I decided that since I've put roughly 20,000 shots through it without a teardown it probably just needed a little cleaning. Well, after tearing it down, I can't get it back together!!! Anyone know of a reasonable shop in the metro? I live in plymouth and work in Vadnais Heights, so pretty much anywhere in the northern half of the metro is on my way home from work.

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Bill's gun shop in Robbinsdale. I have no first hand experience so I am just assuming they could do it.

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So I'm selling my old 10/22 to a buddy of mine, and i'd been having some problems with it not ejecting shells properly.

So you're selling your buddy a gun that doesn't function properly? Does he know this?

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If you check at Gander, they have the schematics, sp? for many different guns.

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Simon's on Old Highway 10 (Spring Lake park I think). They are in-between 35W and 65. I've had a couple guns fixed there. I thought they were pretty reasonable.

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Yeah, he knows it needs some repairs.

What's reasonable? Do you think we're talking $20? $100? I sold him the gun for $100, and it'd really stink if I had to spend all I made on it just to fix my oops!

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If it's simple maybe $20-25$ plus some parts? I've had them fix a do-hickee on my shotgun right on the counter and all they charged me for was the $5 part.

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fish, have you looked online for the schematics and how to take it apart and put it back together? I remember having problems with the 10/22 I took apart and I found the needed information on rimfirecentral

If you have all the parts, I have faith you can put it back together.....

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I would, but the only internet access I have is at work and any site related to weapons is blocked.

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Simon's on Old Highway 10 (Spring Lake park I think). They are in-between 35W and 65. I've had a couple guns fixed there. I thought they were pretty reasonable.

I second these guys. They know their stuff. I had an gun that was giving me some grief. Fixed it on the spot while I sat there and the price couldn't be beat. I had to buy something else in the store just so I didn't feel bad. Store is not much to look at but the service can't be beat.

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I gave simon's and gander mntn a call. Gander was $30, Simon's was $15. Let's see, half the price......tough decision! Thanks for the advise guys

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Fish, send me an email, I found a link and saved the pdf format of the ruger schematics for ya.....you should be able to open that at work.

pick52@yahoo.com

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Thanks a ton pick! I should be able to get 'er done tonight. I'll have to take it out to Bill's one of these days to make sure it shoots after I'm done w/ it

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