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Old 07-01-2011, 20:19   #1
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Ruger Speed Six

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My favorite new snubbie ...Ruger Speed Six 357 mag...original grips..action job ...oh so smooth ...scary smooth...
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Old 07-02-2011, 05:49   #2
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Those are original grips? I thought way back when wood was the grip of the day! If they are original, not that I'm doubting you, you can put on either the wood grips from a security six, or one of the Hogue offerings for a smaller, thinner grip, if that would suite your needs better. Personally, I would very much like to see Ruger re-introduce the Security, Service, Speed revolvers again. IMHO that is all the bigger a 357 magnum has to be, and I've owned two GP-100's!
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Old 07-08-2011, 19:57   #3
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Yep they are original grips...logo on them
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Old 07-10-2011, 00:03   #4
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Sweet! Mine is a favorite, though my wife likes it too, and it has become a house gun, kept where we both know where to find it, at a logical place to retreat in the event of an intrusion. Ours is not a snubbie, though, as it has a 4" barrel.
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Old 07-13-2011, 21:11   #5
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I've always liked Ruger Revolvers..I searched for this gun for years and with a action job ,it is certainly awesome
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Old 07-16-2011, 20:31   #6
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Sweet!

My very first handgun was a Ruger Speed Six...

My current carry is a Ruger SP101 snub..

Thanks for sharing.
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Old 07-23-2011, 00:04   #7
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I still have my Speed Six I bought decades ago. It has always been reliable. Now, it is a bit large to conceal. In the past, it was my little gun, but I wore a suit. I often used a snug belt holster or a shoulder rig. I am sure it printed a lot, but I did not really worry about it back then. It has a three inch barrel.
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Old 09-11-2011, 06:43   #8
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I have a 2.75" gun with worn bluing. I added a bobbed hammer, did a trigger job and painted the front sight. I also have tried several grips and finally went with a Tyler T-grip added to the factory wooden grips.

As others have said, it's pretty heavy but does feel good in hand.
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Old 10-21-2011, 22:18   #9
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Nice Ruger!
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Old 11-15-2011, 07:51   #10
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Great gun as where there security six models all well made
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Old 02-04-2012, 18:35   #11
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Have 3 of them. Love how they shoot.
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Old 03-01-2012, 18:09   #12
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Mine is blued. These aren't the original grips but I have them in the box. I bought this revolver in March of 1983.

I did get an action job on this and it is the smoothest shooting double-action I've shot.

My carry gun is a Glock but this is the gun my wife prefers. She shoots it well enough that I don't give her much crap!
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Old 03-02-2012, 08:27   #14
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Old 03-08-2012, 18:19   #15
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My Police Service Six was smooth right out of the box. It is not a snubby anymore as I had Ruger put a 4 in. barrel on it. I have read on GT that some people think they don't have as nice a trigger as S&W's. You can't prove it with mine.
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Old 05-18-2012, 21:27   #16
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I have a 2.75" gun with worn bluing. I added a bobbed hammer, did a trigger job and painted the front sight. I also have tried several grips and finally went with a Tyler T-grip added to the factory wooden grips.

As others have said, it's pretty heavy but does feel good in hand.
I got a bobbed hammer also for a blued but the hammer wouldnt fit!! ugh. I have the wood grips and the tyler also that makes for a great grip.
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Old 05-18-2012, 21:30   #17
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Speed six

Here is mine, like I said I would have loved it if the bobbed hammer fit..
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Old 05-23-2012, 17:31   #18
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I wish Ruger had made them with a more rounded and concealable grip frame like the S&W model 19/66 with a 2 &1/2 in. barrel. The 2 & 3/4 in. barrel on the Ruger allowed for the full length ejector rod with no loss of concealability.

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I have 2 Security Six revolvers. I have always wanted a 4" service six with the bobbed hammer. Mayby one day!
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The Snubbie Club

My favorite new snubbie ...Ruger Speed Six 357 mag...original grips..action job ...oh so smooth ...scary smooth...
nice Speed Six but these are the original grips on them The Snubbie Club

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