My humble 3 Screw collection

Discussion in 'Centerfire Pistols & Revolvers' started by 76Highboy, Feb 25, 2012.

  1. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    I like anything to do with friearms. My favorite manufacterer of them is Ruger. What I like most are the old Ruger 3 screw's because they bring back memories of growing up around guns. This is my small colection of 3 screw revolvers. I shoot the .22's regularly (except for the one with the black grips)and every one of them are dead accurate.

    The gun in the bottom pic was a .357 magnum that my father had purchased when I was maybe a 3rd grader. He took it to a LGS and had it converted to a 44spl. I hunted with this gun (carried as a 5 shot) when I was young and my father hid it away and I always believed he had sold it:(. Then, when I was around 30, he pulled it out and handed it to me to keep:). That is priceless.

    The Ruger .22 that has the black grips belongs to my daughter (she picked them out and I have the originals, I don't shoot it because I am preserving it for her) and she grew up hunting with it (as 5 shot naturally). Today she is out on her own and has forgotten about it. One day, I will pull it out and give it to her.

    These guns were made for some serious shooting!!! If you have any pic's I'de enjoy seeing them.

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  2. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    Sorry, this pic did not download with the first post of this thread.

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  3. K75RT

    K75RT Member

    Very Nice, Thanks
  4. ryan42

    ryan42 New Member

    Jan 28, 2012
    marion indiana
    very nice you got some money wrapped up in them.
  5. muddober

    muddober Active Member

    Sep 19, 2008
    Carson City Nevada
    I am not a Ruger collector per-sey but I have four Ruger hand guns pictured and two rifles not pictured. One is a Number 1 in 25-06 liberty model with a piece of wood like I have never seen on any another Ruger and I have a 10-22 with a monte carlo stock and finger grove forend. I have the original grips for the 44 which is a 4 digit gun and the hawkeye is a 3 digit. The mark near the serial number on the 22 is something in the picture but not on the gun.


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    Last edited: Feb 26, 2012
  6. muddober

    muddober Active Member

    Sep 19, 2008
    Carson City Nevada
    I had a computer glich so here are the pictures.


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  7. tcon67

    tcon67 New Member

    Feb 22, 2012
    Very nice collection . Should take care of any threat that dares come your way!! I love ruger revolvers. Everyone I've ever owned were 110% reliable and built like a tank.
  8. yetiman

    yetiman Member

    Dec 27, 2011
    Mayfield, KY
    I sold my Ruger .44 mag and have regretted it ever since but I thought I needed the money at the and learn. My Heritage Rough Rider is only a 2-screw so it is off topic....
  9. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    Ron, those are nice. The top one is rare indeed. Thanks for sharing.

  10. Grapevinebill

    Grapevinebill New Member

    Sep 7, 2011
    Dallas - Fort Worth
    I only own one revolver and it is a Ruger Old Vaquero. I love that gun and it is one of the most accurate guns I shoot. Thanks for sharing yourrs with us.

  11. Zane71464

    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

    Aug 1, 2009
    Ohio NRA Member
    Wow!!! (slobberi'n all over the keyboard here) Those are some AWESOME
    Ruger's you guys!

    VERY NICE collection Jim!
  12. ka64

    ka64 Well-Known Member

    Wow, very nice.
  13. 01brian

    01brian New Member

    Dec 7, 2011
    Wow, those are nice! Thanks for sharing!
  14. Grapevinebill

    Grapevinebill New Member

    Sep 7, 2011
    Dallas - Fort Worth
    I love those wood Ruger grips. Gotta find me some of them. Any hints on where I can get some for my old Vaquero?
  15. BETH

    BETH Well-Known Member

    Jul 10, 2009
    nice goin guys
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