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    OK...For All You Redhawk Lovers Out There!!

    Sturm Ruger, to me, makes some of the best looking revolvers in the industry. I own 4 of them and two are Redhawks. In my opinion, the Redhawks are the crowning glory to their revolver line. I don't particularly care for the Super Redhawks though. It looks like they took a massive frame and stuck a broomhandle in the end for a barrel. I must admit I see some appeal in the new Alaskan, simply because the barrel does not protrude past the end of the frame. But the other day while wandering through the Ruger Forum I came across this and all other revolvers no longer interest me. This guy took a lightly engraved stainless Redhawk, with a 14.5" (at least that is what it looks like) barrel that has been shortened to 4". If that is not enough he re-worked the grip to make it round butt style and made custom grips to fit it. I have to tell you, I am amazed that a gun, I think is one of the best looking designs to begin with, can be made to look this good. And to think....this is a used gunshow find costing around the $500.00 range. I would be proud to carry thid revolver in the field, with or without the engraving.
    Before modifications


    After modifications

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    That is beatuiful. Some people don't like engraved guns, but to me it gives them that personal, one of a kind touch, that can be handed down to your children and grandchildren, and be something that they will be proud of.

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    I say it looked better in long barrel form.

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    I posted once before on this revolver and I don't know what happen to it. So I'll do it again. That Redhawk is a beauty. It don't get no better than this baby. I wouldn't know how to act with a revolver that nice, it's a work of art. Take good care of her and good luck.

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    Yup. She's a beauty. I much prefer the shortened version (for looks if not for shooting). I can't believe anyone could actually have sold this!

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