Ruger Single Six

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  1. raydcarter

    raydcarter New Member

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    I considered that, then checked new vs used prices. A new SS would cost me $450 at the local CAL Ranch store - I got a used one at a gun show for $275.
  2. Trigger

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    As I am not a gun expert by any means I figure that my best luck would be with a new revolver.
    Not really sure what to look for in used firearms so I opted for the gun store again. (2 new guns in March)

    Sure, I could have saved some money at a gun show, but this place is close and it's where I shoot.

    Friday I put the new Six through it's paces.
  3. raydcarter

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    I didn't know what to look for either - so I took along a friend who did. Anyway, it's certainly your choice - evidently that was the right one for you. I guess I was shocked at how much the values decline on SS's as opposed to something like a S&W.
  4. oldobie

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    I really like my Ruger Single six.
    Is there a serial number database, I would like to know when mine was made.
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    Go to ruger.com Under "customer service", there is a link about "history and owners manuals". Click on that, then revolvers, then New Model Single Six, and you get the "date of birth" page.
  7. oldobie

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    Thanks for the born on date. I didn't think it was that old. I guess I better shoot it more often. It is cheaper to shoot then the 45's I own.
  8. JLA

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    I have had one for about 5 yrs now. Its somewhat of a mut now. I always wanted an all steel single six... Soooo. I began piecing one together. Mine wears a grip frame from a ruger new model vaquero and an ejector rod housing form a 50th anniversary blackhawk. thereby eliminating all the aluminum parts... Its considerably heavier that it started out;)
  9. Trigger

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    I made it to the range twice over last weekend with the 2 newbies in the family........ MKIII and the Single Six.
    Although I am admittedly a wheel man by nature, I gotta tell ya that I really like the MKIII! After putting somewhere around 1,300+ rounds of assorted ammo through her I only had a handfull of FTE's or FTF's.
    With all of the mixed reviews of that gun I was expecting far worse from an 'out of the box/stock' gun.

    Couldn't wait to pop off a few rounds out of the great Single Six. Never read a bad thing about those.
    Obviously no FTE issue with a revolver and only one FTF (due to ammo) but I just can not get it to shoot straight.
    Left every time.

    Fine with the MKIII, but the SS goes left.
    I adjusted the rear sight to the right but I am still left.
    Every time.

    Could be that my hand is too big for it?
    Not sure but it does seem a little small to me.

    I do get lazy trigger finger after a while and stray a little left but I really payed attention to what I was doing with this gun.

    I hope to take my wife with next trip and she what she does with it.
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    Switch hands trigger. some people simply cannot shoot ambidextrously but its good practice none the less;) See if it still shoots left
  11. MYREDTAIL

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    I just orderd a Single Six Convertable in Blue with a 6 1/ 2" BBL & adj sight's & has a rubber style grip's on it NIB for $433.00 I cant wait to try it out on some Bunnies during the small game season here.
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    Congrat's on your new purchase, I'm sure you wont be disappointed.
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    Great purchase. I love my Single Sixes. Have some new grips on order for one of mine and put a set of Blackhawk grips on the other. These are 4 5/8" which is my favorite barrel length. The gun in the bottom picture has the unfluted .22 WMG cylinder in it.

    If you can, post a picture of yours once you get it.

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    I work for a guy named steve miller. I should buy his single six.
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