Ruger Single Six .17HMR Question

Discussion in '.22-Rimfire Forum' started by tleach, Oct 22, 2007.

Tags:
  1. tleach

    tleach New Member

    6
    Oct 18, 2007
    Albuquerque, NM
    A few weeks ago I purchased a new Single Six in 17HMR. Boy, is it a fun! :D

    The Single Six for .22 comes with 2 cylinders, one for LR and the other for WMRs. Does anyone know if Ruger plans to make another cylinder available for the .17 Mach 2? Seems like this would be a logical addition.

    Thanks,

    Terry
     
  2. neophyte

    neophyte New Member

    63
    Jul 28, 2007
    NC
    tleach; sir; I don't have an answer to your question. I am interested in your experiences with the .17. I am looking for one; feel like I'll have something to enjoy on long walk abouts.
    follow up when you can with your experiences.
     

  3. Texman

    Texman New Member

    362
    Nov 15, 2006
    I've got a Ruger 22 Single six with the regular 22 cylinder and the magnum cynlindar.. haven't fired it in years,, same gun/?

    serial number is 485767 on the frame just below the cylinder

    anyone want a trade?
     
  4. Congrats!...I've not looked at any Rugers in .17, but have looked at a Taurus with a VR 12" barrel...I have a Savage in .17 and will jump on a revolver sometime...I like the .17...;)
     
  5. BlkHawk73

    BlkHawk73 New Member

    297
    Jun 12, 2003
    Maine
    They did catalog a .17 hunter which had two cylinders. Only a very few were shipped before production stopped. I believe the issues had to do with the cases of the .17M2 splitting and I believe there were extraction issues also if I'm not mistaken. the bottleneck cases have had similar issues in previously made makes/models. I doubt you'll see it reintroduced with the .17M2 hype slowly dwindling as is it's interest.
     
Similar Threads
Forum Title Date
.22-Rimfire Forum The story of how I got my Ruger Single Six Nov 1, 2016
.22-Rimfire Forum Ruger single nine Oct 26, 2015
.22-Rimfire Forum Ruger Single 9 Defective out of box Jan 20, 2013
.22-Rimfire Forum My Ruger Flat Gate Single-Six Jun 9, 2012
.22-Rimfire Forum Ruger single six Magnum cylinder Mar 20, 2012