Ruger Security Six

Discussion in 'The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum' started by sub-moa, Oct 2, 2012.

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  1. sub-moa

    sub-moa Member

    484
    Jan 25, 2012
    Kentucky
    I have a early-80's Ruger Security Six .357 with 6" bbl. It's stainless steel finished with some type of aftermarket wooden grips ( attractive). It is in excelent condition. I have been thinking of selling/trading. Any ideas on value? Thanks
     
  2. goofy

    goofy Well-Known Member

    Feb 7, 2011
    You need to read the sticky.On the top of the forum you are in.It say's read before you post.
    We need pictures to give you any info.
    Mike
     
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  3. sub-moa

    sub-moa Member

    484
    Jan 25, 2012
    Kentucky
    Sorry I thought perhaps a "Ballpark"
     
  4. ozo

    ozo Well-Known Member

    Jan 20, 2011
    Nashville TN
    Ballpark-$500
    Need pics......always need pics.
     
  5. Snakedriver

    Snakedriver Active Member

    Mar 4, 2009
    SW. Florida
    Also, tell us what series it is. What is the number before the dash? Probably a 150 or 151. It makes a difference in the value.
     
  6. Alpo

    Alpo Well-Known Member

    Feb 3, 2007
    NW Florida
    500? For a Security Six? Wow. They musta REALLY made a price jump.
     
  7. goofy

    goofy Well-Known Member

    Feb 7, 2011
    I'm with you on this;)
    At 100% it is only worth $400.
    And this one does not have the original grips that puts it under the 100% price.
    Mike
    PS. I am still waiting to see pictures.:rolleyes:
     
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  8. Telcotech

    Telcotech Member

    276
    Aug 6, 2008
    North Central Iowa
    I agree w/ Alpo & Goofy on the stated value. They are great guns though, had one in blue several yrs. ago, bought it at a g.s. for $200. Well built, but it was not a Smith or a Colt that's for sure. I see them around at sport auctions, & g.s.'s going for generally around $350 for the stainless ones & $50-75 less for the blued versions.
     
  9. Alpo

    Alpo Well-Known Member

    Feb 3, 2007
    NW Florida
    I was thinking maxing closer to three. A 4" is more popular, so it would probably get a little more money than a 6. Might get 350 for one of them.
     
  10. sub-moa

    sub-moa Member

    484
    Jan 25, 2012
    Kentucky
    Hope these help...not the best pics :)
     

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  11. Alpo

    Alpo Well-Known Member

    Feb 3, 2007
    NW Florida
    What y'all think? Herrett Jordan Troopers?
     
  12. Telcotech

    Telcotech Member

    276
    Aug 6, 2008
    North Central Iowa
    Alpo-
    Good call.....I'm thinkin $300 all day long also.. now that the pics are up....maybe $350 if IT had the 4" tube.. with a bit of trigger work and better sights....they are keepers though...good, well built handguns.
     
  13. sub-moa

    sub-moa Member

    484
    Jan 25, 2012
    Kentucky
    Thanks for all the input guys I appreciate it. I feel beter, I traded it straight up for a Glock 17 Gen 3 that is nice as well. :)
     
  14. goofy

    goofy Well-Known Member

    Feb 7, 2011
    If you traded for a Glock You traded down not up.
    Mike
     
  15. sub-moa

    sub-moa Member

    484
    Jan 25, 2012
    Kentucky
    I don't know mike, around here the gen 3's are going for 425-475 everywhere.
     
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