Santa Came Late This Year

Santa Came Late This Year

This is a discussion on Santa Came Late This Year within the General Firearm Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; Since I was scheduled to work on Christmas Eve and Christmas, we decided to swap gifts the following weekend. The youngest kid is 21, so ...

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    Santa Came Late This Year

    Since I was scheduled to work on Christmas Eve and Christmas, we decided to swap gifts the following weekend. The youngest kid is 21, so it wasn't that big of a deal. Anyhow, my wonderful wife surprised me with this:

    Ruger MKII with what I think are tulipwood grips. She bought it from our neighbor, he says he put maybe 50 rds through it, just never shot it. I believe it looking at the condition.

    She's definitely a keeper. Oh, and the wife can stay too.

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    Nice gift. Congrats. Nice grips too. Shoot it in good health.

    Time to buy more magazines. Lots of .22 LR Mags makes shooting much more fun.

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    Congrats on the new pistola.

    She's a keeper (and the wife too).
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    Congratulations! She looks pristine! Enjoy!
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    Those are so much fun at the range...enjoy.
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    Got to love the Ruger Mark series. Fine pistol if I do say so.

    That one is a beauty. Congrats!
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    Nice present.

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    Congratulations. What a great wife.

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    Congrats on the Ruger.... I have a Mk.II, they're great... Check CDNN for spare mags, they're pretty competitive on the price...
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    NICE! If Santa brought gifts like that every time, nobody would complain if he was late! Your wife is awesome :)
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    Have fun!

    The Ruger MKII is a fun target pistol. I don't know anyone who likes cleaning them but do keep it clean and it will last.
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    Nice target pistol. Congrats.
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    You have a great wife.
    That firearm is on my "someday" list.

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    That's nice for sure.
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    Looks like there's some plunkin' pleasure in your future.
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