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Old February 8, 2013, 03:39 PM   #1
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New Ruger Single-Six

I decided it was time to offload a shotgun that had been in my closet for years in exchange for something useful. Used the money today to pick up a new-in-box 5.5" Stainless Single Six convertible.

I've been trying to decide on a .22 handgun for some time now, and just couldn't wait anymore. Can't wait to get out and do some shooting!

Just had to share my excitement.
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Old February 8, 2013, 03:52 PM   #2
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Wahoo.... You are on your way.... My single-six is always in my range bag and wouldn't be without it. Enjoy!!!!! Hopefully it will be a dandy shooter for you!
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Old February 8, 2013, 03:55 PM   #3
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Congrats man!! I have been wanting one for a long time.....
where did i put that rainy day fund *scratches head*
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Old February 8, 2013, 04:01 PM   #4
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I got 2 of them and they are fun to shoot, enjoy!
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Old February 8, 2013, 04:07 PM   #5
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For most of my shooting career I avoided the .22 R.F., preferring the centerfires except when I had to have a rimfire for a match.

Then, BOOM, I rediscovered the little rimfires. Now I've got two single actions and one autoloader (gasp!). My little Uberti Stallion is just one plain fun gun to shoot!

I picked up a three-screw Single Six at a gun show, intended for it to be my squirrel gun.

And there's nothing like a dimunitive litle single action with BB caps!

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Old February 8, 2013, 07:05 PM   #6
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Silly me! I forgot to attach the picture! ImageUploadedByTapatalk1360368131.225421.jpg
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Old February 8, 2013, 08:36 PM   #7
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Great Choice

I got a Convertible Bisley in 6.5". Had my Smith bring the trigger to 2#. Yeeouwsah! The WMR is also awesome.
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Old February 8, 2013, 08:37 PM   #8
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Very nice!

I have had a Super Single Six convertable (blued, adj sight) for twenty some odd years now, and still enjoy it a lot. Hardly ever use the magnum cylinder.

For some odd reason, that gun and I work well, but not the way I do with my other guns. With that single six, when I take careful aim, I'm close, but seldom perfectly "on". When I just kind of point it and look over the front sight, I rarely miss. Not what usually happens when I shoot, but I'll be happy to continue to live with it!

Seriously, you have a fine gun there. One seldom hears bad things about Ruger SAs. Congrats!
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Old February 9, 2013, 05:41 PM   #9
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Decided to take the new gun out back and do some shooting today. Put about 100 rounds down-range at some small spinner targets. Took a little while to get a hang up, but turned out to be a real beaut.





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Old February 9, 2013, 09:04 PM   #10
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Now you've done it! What a fine lookin' little revolver.

Gotta go get me one of those stainless 6 shooters, maybe even a Single Ten, even though the SS I bought new in 1959 still shoots good as it did 54 years ago.

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Old February 9, 2013, 09:39 PM   #11
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A single six was my only protection from prairie rattlers and even Cougars in the scrubland for years. It would be the last gun I sold, and the first I bought again if things got bad. They get under your skin. I still won't carry anything else for a camp gun.
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Old February 9, 2013, 11:12 PM   #12
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My SS is the oldest gun in my safe. Many have come and gone, but the SS is still here. Bought mine from a local pawn shop just off base. It was in like new condition for only $125, which was a steal even back in '93.

I shoot the .22wmr cylinder every now and then, but I mostly feed it .22lr.

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Old February 10, 2013, 11:30 AM   #13
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Yeah... I got a few of them also and they are great revolvers.




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Old February 10, 2013, 12:38 PM   #14
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Great choice Mahoo! I've been trying to find a used one just like it. If something doesn't come up soon I may just have to bite the bullet and buy a new one. Enjoy.
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Old February 11, 2013, 09:49 AM   #15
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Single Six Convertible

Great Choice!!
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Old February 11, 2013, 10:46 AM   #16
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I have been looking at the Ruger single action line up lately and been thinking about going .32 H&R but I don't know a lot about the caliber.

My understanding is that I would be able to chamber .32, .32 long, and the H&R Magnum loads. I just don't know about availability and costs for each.
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Old February 11, 2013, 04:20 PM   #17
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This was my Xmas present to myself. I figured that if I live in Centennial Colorado I might as well have a Colorado Centennial comemerative Single-Six.



Great shooter and stays pretty well centered when switching from LR to WMR
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Old February 11, 2013, 05:10 PM   #18
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NICE!!!

Wow Nice Pistola..

Oh that's some awful white sand there on your place:}
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Old February 12, 2013, 08:31 PM   #19
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Oh that's some awful white sand there on your place:}
It's always so sandy this time of year
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Old February 12, 2013, 09:30 PM   #20
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Oh, I get it. Sand??? Around here it just up and disappears sometimes. You can make balls out of it and throw them at people...
Beautiful revolvers gentelmen.
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Old February 13, 2013, 12:28 AM   #21
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I like the pic's.
Stylin' with a Single Six.

I have the Mark II and the SP101, now I just need the SS to complete my Ruger rimfire handgun collection.
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Old February 13, 2013, 11:40 AM   #22
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Losing my SS would be like losing a hand.
I traded for it used 45 years ago and it is still like new.
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Old February 14, 2013, 10:39 AM   #23
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The first firearm ever purchased, at 19, was a well broken in Convertible from a fellow soldier, for the princely sum (when I was taking home $210/mo) of $60.
Nothing in my safe is more fun to shoot, now over 40 years later.
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Old February 14, 2013, 11:10 AM   #24
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I have a Single Six I bought from a friend a few years ago.(mine's blued) I hope you stocked up on ammunition prior to the big panic 'cause it;s hard to come by now.
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Old February 14, 2013, 12:04 PM   #25
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Someday, I will have a Single Six Hunter. Someday!!!
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