Did Ruger make different variations to there models? I have a Mark that has a mag release by the trigger but no LCI or mag disconnect? It is an older target model with a bull barrel. I guess the mag release makes it a mark3.
johnsxj, There's no such thing as a MK II 22/45 .... they were just 22/45s. Later when the safety goodies were installed, all models became MK IIIs.
Plunker, Yes, an older 22/45 had the magazine release behind the trigger just like the newer MK IIIs, but it doesn't have the key lock, loaded chamber indicator, or mag disconnect. That makes it a 22/45 ... not a MK II 22/45 or a MK III 22/45.
I never heard of just 22/45. I thought Ruger made mark 22 pistols. I bought the gun new so it is not pieced together with different upper and lower. Are they rare? I just got the new 22/45 lite ( not a mark??) and was thinking of selling the older one but not sure what it is.