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    Had a bunch of Rugers over the years but these are my favorite:

    45 convertable NM Blackhawk
    45 New Vaquero
    22 convertable NM SSS....35 years old.
    22 NM Bearcat

    shoud'a been a cowboy!

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    They are all great looking and I imagine shoot as good as they look.

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    Wow, those yellow grips sure stand out Some nice looking revolvers you've got there.

    -Jeff-

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    They all shoot well. The SS was my "frog huntin" gun years ago and was deadly on em. Had to file sights down some on Vaquero. Supposed to be antique "ivory" grips.....my meager attempt at a John Wayne Colt.

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    If they were around when he was John Wayne probably would have had a Ruger as well.

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    One of my favorites is the Ruger Speed-Six with a 23/4" barrel. The gun is a perfect balance for me and very accurate shooting .357's.


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    Love those, Baldy. Went to buy one over 20 years ago. They didn't have any so I got a SW M13 w/3" barrel. Friend had one and it sure shot good. You sure don't see any used ones around here!

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    Well this is all I have so far...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Baldy View Post
    One of my favorites is the Ruger Speed-Six with a 23/4" barrel. The gun is a perfect balance for me and very accurate shooting .357's.

    I typically don't like revolvers, but that is by far one of the most bada$$ looking revolvers I have ever seen...

    -Jeff-

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    Thank you Gent's for the compliments. I have put a spurless hammer in it and some Tyler-T Grips with the hope of carrying it. I haven't been able to get to the range enough to practice with it yet. Here in about 2 weeks I hope to have that problem taken care of. This one was new when I got it about 6 months ago but not anymore. It was made about 1982.
    Last edited by Baldy; 06-10-2008 at 10:30 PM.

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    What brand holster is that, Baldy? Gun and holster look outstanding!

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    Quote Originally Posted by forestranger View Post


    Had a bunch of Rugers over the years but these are my favorite:

    45 convertable NM Blackhawk
    45 New Vaquero
    22 convertable NM SSS....35 years old.
    22 NM Bearcat
    shoud'a been a cowboy!
    VERY NICE collection!

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    Great looking guns.

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    Thanks a bunch!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie View Post
    What brand holster is that, Baldy? Gun and holster look outstanding!
    That's a Don Hume Holster. It works real good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by forestranger View Post


    Had a bunch of Rugers over the years but these are my favorite:

    45 convertable NM Blackhawk
    45 New Vaquero
    22 convertable NM SSS....35 years old.
    22 NM Bearcat

    shoud'a been a cowboy!
    Man they are beautiful.

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    Even w/ a bunch of autos & DA revolvers, ol Hoppy, Roy, Gene & of course the Duke made me a life long SA fan. I remember turning down a brand new nickel 45 Colt Peacemaker for $125 because it was too expensive. Bought a new Blackhawk for $90 instead. Oh well...

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    Nice collection.

    Too bad the pictures are gone ... I'd like to see them.


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    My favorite Rugers

    My Super Blackhawk in .44 Magnum and my SR9c.

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    Finger off the trigger until ready to fire!

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