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Old 06-28-2016, 5:58 PM
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http://www.ruger.com/products/newMod...eets/0629.html

Anyone here have one of these? If so how do you like it?

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Old 06-28-2016, 6:06 PM
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Had one years ago and got rid of it. Sorry I did. Well-made, fun to shoot, accurate, and with the option of .22 mag it is good to put meat on the table.
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Old 06-28-2016, 6:12 PM
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Have one, versatile if you plan to shoot 22mag. But buy a single 10 if you shoot 22lr only. 6 shots go fast and reloading takes a little time.
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Old 06-28-2016, 6:58 PM
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[QUOTE=Barbarosa;18401296]Had one years ago and got rid of it. Sorry I did.

Plus one! I had one from 1969 till about 1990 or so. A six and half barrel model that like a d@mn fool i sold it. Both my sons still remind me about it to this day!
Mine was a great shooter with the .22lf cylinder and decent with the mag one.
Even had a real nice western style belt and holster for it.
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Great plinker. Buy one a few years old. Ruger quality control sucks lately.
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I had one about 15 years ago, but sold it a few years later.
About 4 months ago, I bought another one.
These are great little revolvers, I don't know why I ever sold my first one.
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Mine's a 1964, bought off a friend for $60 including leather in 1973. Great little shooter.
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I've got one and a Bisley model as well. I picked up some 8 round cylinders in both calibers from http://brcrifles.com/manufacture.htm.

They work great, just drop right in. It's faster to swap cylinders than it is to reload conventionally.

Two weeks later Ruger released the Single-Ten. FML.
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I recently bought a 1972 old model, three screw, Single Six from another CalGunner. It came with just the magnum cylinder, but I was told it was the LR cylinder. First trip to the range, those 22LR's were tumbling and keyholing, and were not going where they were supposed to. I thought the barrel was leaded up. I cleaned it good and got the same results. Further research told me I was using the Magnum cylinder. I later picked up a 22 LR cyl, and it was a bit large, and after it was fitted, the gun is a real fun shooter with both Magnum and LR. Today was tin cans at approx 50 yds. I'm not a great shooter, and was able to hit the cans!

So, my recommendation is yes, by all means pick one up. If you can find an older 3 screw model that hasn't had the safety bar replaced by ruger, that would be an excellent find.
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only one single six? not me, i have 3 plus a bearcat and a shopkeeper. all i picked up slowly used at good prices, except the first. at least one is essential. don't worry if you find a used one that is missing a cylinder, replacement ones by story, from midway, work very well.


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