Monkey Wrench is proud to offer our own Polyurethane Buffers for the 10/22.
I know what you’re thinking, “That all sounds good”, and “I’m sure my wife will want one for Christmas”, but first, let’s talk about “What“, “How” and “Why”
The Ruger 10/22, probably one of the most popular plinking rifles out there, is a great little gun. A simple, light design, user serviceable, accurate and affordable. The little rifle lends itself to many tasks, ranging from youth firearms training, to the somewhat controversial “non-lethal” uses the Israeli Defense Forces have for it. It’s highly customizable, and the sky is the limit as far as selection of aftermarket parts go. What else could you want?
The rifle functions using the simple and effective blowback system. After pulling the trigger and firing the round, the bolt blows back, resetting the trigger, and upon its return to battery, it will strip another round from the magazine, making the rifle ready to be fired again. Sounds simple enough.
However, there is a weak spot. As the bolt comes to its furthest point back, it needs to hit a buffer in order to stop and start its travel back forward. In this case, a hardened steel pin.