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Only holds 6 shots of .22 LR or 22 Mag., so it is not on the proposed new bull%^$# ban list. I used my Christmas money today and bought a Heritage Rough Rider with 6.5" barrel for under 200.00 This is one really cool handgun. The perfectly polished work of art Ruger was 600.00. This one not as beautiful, but is very handsome. 1 in 14 twist. Anyone else have one of these?
 

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Only holds 6 shots of .22 LR or 22 Mag., so it is not on the proposed new bull%^$# ban list. I used my Christmas money today and bought a Heritage Rough Rider with 6.5" barrel for under 200.00 This is one really cool handgun. The perfectly polished work of art Ruger was 600.00. This one not as beautiful, but is very handsome. 1 in 14 twist. Anyone else have one of these?
Yea, we are giving one away for christmas!
 

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I have 6.5 and 9. My sons girlfriend won a 6 shot shoot-around with the 9. They are beautiful and fairly accurate.
 

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Good choice. I am very pleased with mine. A friend just told me he has put 3000 rounds thru his without a hitch. I also see from my paperwork that I can upgrade to engraved cylinders, custom grips, and custom sights. Did I actually make a smart purchase of a handgun having only seen it the first time?? I think yes. It's a miracle!
 

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My RR is the 4.75" barrel model and it is incredibly accurate and consistent. The trigger action is very light.
 

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My cousin has one and loves it. The only problem he has had is he broke the trigger spring (I think you call it) but he was acting like a total dumb### when he broke it. It was only a $6.00 part. I hve been thinking about buying one of these to go with my ruger single six. I like the fact that they are totally american made. BTW enjoy you new gun!!
 

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i have owned a few in the past but in no way will they outshoot my old single six.i slao do not think they will out last one.(mine is over thirty years old and as tight as new)old semperfi
 

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Only holds 6 shots of .22 LR or 22 Mag., so it is not on the proposed new bull%^$# ban list. I used my Christmas money today and bought a Heritage Rough Rider with 6.5" barrel for under 200.00 This is one really cool handgun. The perfectly polished work of art Ruger was 600.00. This one not as beautiful, but is very handsome. 1 in 14 twist. Anyone else have one of these?
I bought the same one you have, lotta fun to shoot. Try some CCI shot shells in it. I use the shot shells to shoot gophers in my yard and any other critters I want to get rid of.
 

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I picked up a NIB RR last summer in a trade, 4" barrel. Finish is OK, but accuracy is horrible. It hits 2 feet low at 20 yards with pretty much any ammo I had on hand, and I can't see any way to adjust the sights for that. It was intended to be a pistol I could train up grandkids with, but they need at least marginal accuracy to learn how to shoot.
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File down the front sight. Do it very little at a time. File, test shoot, file a little more until it shoot POA. 'This is common on these types of non adjustable sights SA revolvers.
 

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I've been looking at getting one for cheap plinking also. Just haven't had the extra cash with everything else I've been buying lately.
 

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Falcon,

Don't break out the files or grinder yet. Have other shooters of your RR had groups that low also ? If others hit that low, send the gun back for repair since the barrel has a bad case of the droops. You'd have to totally grind the front sight off to correct shooting that low at 20 yards.
 

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I have had one of their 6 & 1/2" models for about 7 years and a lot of rounds fired. It is more accurate than either of my Ruger Single Sixes.
We have a small farm and I like to keep a 22 in my pocket or on my belt whenever I'm outside. I liked the full size Rough Rider so well, I bought one of their 3" birdshead models and carry that with the magnum cylinder, it fits the back pocket on jeans really well.
In the last few years they have begun importing center fire single action Colt clones made by Pietta in Italy. Anyone who shoots cowboy action will attest to the quality of these pistols. I bought a 7 & 1/2" model in 45 Colt (sometimes called Long Colt). I love it.
I'm a single action guy, got 'em in 22, 357, 45 Colt, 44 magnum - Heritage, Ruger, Pietta, Uberti.
 

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My Rough Rider is a piece of junk. I should have spent another $100 for a quality gun. Mine spits lead out the side routinely. Accuracy is poor. Of course the sights did not line up, Heritage says to bend the front sight. Boy that sure looks lousy with the sight bent to one side. The so-called case hardened receiver turns out to be a pale green pot metal frame. I send a letter to Heritage about my poor accuracy and they do not even answer.
 

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i just picked one up last week. got it to teach my step daughter how to shoot and cheap target practice for all of us. yesterday i took it out to run a couple rounds through it .....165 shots later ......had i not also picked up an m&p last week i would have got 2 more. i had so much fun i didnt even take the glock out of the bag
 
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