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Ruger Let's see those Rugers!

Discussion in 'Ruger Club' started by Quigley, May 15, 2012.

  1. Pecos Bill

    Pecos Bill

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    1978 Security six. Original manual, grips and holster.

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  2. Clutch Cargo

    Clutch Cargo Amsterdam Haze

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    The very first handgun I ever bought was a new 1977 Security Six. I bought it in Ft Lauderdale to avoid the Miami/Dade County 3 day cooling off period. I sold it 2 years later to help fund the purchase of a 1971 GTO.

    I bought a stainless steel GP100 the first year they came out. I had it sent to Wilson Combat for a world-class trigger/action job. I later traded the GP100 for a new Sif P220. I needed a carry gun as Texas just started issuing CHLs.

    I'm now the proud owner of a stainless steel 7.5" Redhawk in .44mag. It's topped with a 1.5x Simmons scope. It's taken many hog at the deer lease. Recently I used it to drop a 170+ pound boar at 47 yards. The boar screamed but fell where he stood.

    If only I still had those .357 wheelies.....
     

  3. grandkodiak

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    What grips are those? They look like Hogue or Nill but I see they have the ruger emblem in place? I like!
     
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  4. SDGlock23

    SDGlock23 Glockoholic

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    357 Mag:

    Remington 125gr JSP: 1451 fps avg

    Winchester 145gr STHP: 1255 fps avg

    19gr H110 140gr Rem SJHP: 1274 fps avg

    135gr Speer "Short Barrel" Gold Dot (lists 990 fps):
    Avg: 1102 fps

    125gr Remington Golden Sabre (lists 1220 fps):
    Avg: 1238 fps

    110gr CorBon Gold Dot (lists 1500 fps):
    Avg: 1382 fps

    38 Special +P:

    Federal 158gr +P LSWCHP (38 Special): 869 fps AVG

    135gr +P Speer "Short Barrel" Gold Dot (lists 860 fps):
    Avg: 999 fps

    158gr +P Buffalo Bore LSWCHP (lists 1000 fps and BB claims almost 1150 from 3" SP101):
    Avg: 1098 fps (2fps extreme spread!)
    (PMC 158gr .357 went 1154 fps...only 55 fps faster!)
     
  5. JoleBole

    JoleBole Mr.Glock

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  6. pennlineman

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    Bearcat .22LR
     
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  7. pennlineman

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    Lew Horton Vaquero .45 ACP
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    Vaquero .45 Colt
     
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  8. harleypilot

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    Here are my four Ruger 10/22s and my one Ruger Mark III.

    The top 10/22 is a compact which is actually my wife's.

    Jim
     

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  10. SDGlock23

    SDGlock23 Glockoholic

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  11. sns3guppy

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    No pictures, but just put a super blackhawk .44 mag with a 3" bbl on layaway, this evening, at Sportsman's Warehouse. I didn't stop in there to buy a firearm, but couldn't leave it there. It will join the others in the safe, but I suspect it will see its fair share of hip time while out hiking .
     
  12. SGT HATRED

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    Also a 10/22 but no good pics...
     
  13. sns3guppy

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    After doing some checking, I found that Buds offers a better deal on the Super Blackhawk. I cancelled the layaway at Sportsmans, and ordered a Super Blackhawk with a 3 3/4 bbl in .44 mag, and a Talo New Vaquero with the same length barrel and a birdshead grip in .45 Colt, instead.

    Factoring in local taxes, it still saves about a hundred fifty bucks.
     
  14. FLglock22

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    I love the p89 and have not seen any pics of thesse tanks made by rugger
     
  15. vaquero aleman

    vaquero aleman "ah-lay-mahn"

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    Just got me a SR40C from my LGS. I didn't get the best deal but I didn't have to drive very far and they had it in the case so I didn't have to wait for it.

    Does any body know exactly what this blackened alloy is made of? I guess that an alloy steel from Ruger is better than other companies stainless, dunno.

    Anyhow, she ate a full value box of WWB 165gr without any belching and I got to fire off some Underwood 135gr Noslers @ 1500fps. With this Underwood ammo I felt like I was shooting a Glock 29. That stuff is hot!

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  16. SDGlock23

    SDGlock23 Glockoholic

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    Nice looking SR40C, I'd like to try one some day. Yes the Underwoods is warm, and seems to be loaded to take advantage of the .40's fantastic efficiency. I know it's legit because I've personally got 135gr at over 1550fps from my G23.
     
  17. vaquero aleman

    vaquero aleman "ah-lay-mahn"

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    Thanks, I don't feel so bad about not holding out for a G29. But I gotta say, this Ruger feels just as heavy as the G29, I think there is only one or two ounces difference between the pistols. I looked up the weight for both but I got CRS so it doesn't really matter.
     
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  19. T-Rod45

    T-Rod45 Loves The Glock

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    Crappy pic. Had a LC9 too, but traded it for some motorcycle work. These 2 will never go away!
     
  20. LeMat

    LeMat Jellybaby?

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