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Old January 11, 2011, 06:07 PM   #1
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What's a ruger super redhawk worth?

My boss is trying to sell me a super redhawk he got from his dad, niether ever shot it but his dad was the second owner. I've only seen a picture of it, the barrel is a mile long and it has grips similar to my sp101 talo. It's in the ruger box and every thing that came with it is still in the plastic I think it comes with scope rings. He's wanting $600. Does this sound like a good investment if it's in good-new condition? It's .44 mag btw
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Old January 11, 2011, 08:25 PM   #2
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The $600.00 price sounds like a good & fair price to me. Especially is it truely is unfired in box with papers and accessories.

But a "mile long barrel?"
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Old January 12, 2011, 08:30 AM   #3
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good price

9.5"
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Old January 12, 2011, 09:36 AM   #4
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That long barrel would be a deal buster for me. Stupid long, IMHO. No need for it. Adds weight, makes hard to hold and impossible to carry comfortably. Just a marketing gimmik for those who want more and bigger.
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Old January 12, 2011, 10:08 AM   #5
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I would thing $600 was a fair price for an excellent condition Super Redhawk. I listed a like new Redhawk in the local paper for $550.00 and never got a call though.
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Old January 12, 2011, 11:47 AM   #6
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Long, even 'extra' long barrels as in 15 inch have their place. Just depends on what you want out of it. I much prefer the longer barrels, but then I take them to the range in a pistol rug, shoot them, wipe the powder residue off, take them home and clean.
They NEVER are carried holstered and I do not hunt. but I DO like shooting out to 200 yards and that is where the looooong barrels come into their own. Only for the sight radius advantage, not the very small added velocity.
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Old January 12, 2011, 12:27 PM   #7
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The long barrel would really drop the price for me. With a barrel that long it can't really be carried in a holster. It would be a good range gun or primary hunting gun(carry it around like a rifle).
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Old January 12, 2011, 01:04 PM   #8
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I think I'll offer $400. It's probably worth more but I really have no use for it except the range and it would cost me a fortune to shoot it. You can puck them up for $600 online all day long. If it was an Alaskan I would already have it!
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Old January 13, 2011, 07:57 AM   #9
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The longer barrel may give you a smaller re-sale market A quick look on Gunbroker shows the 9.5 inch models are the hot item, several have over a dozen bids. $600 seems about right.
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Old January 13, 2011, 08:03 AM   #10
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I bought my .454 Casull Super Redhawk for $605.00 new, but that was also in 2002 or 2003 I think. Prices have certainly increased on them.

$600.00 isn't a bad used price these days, but it's not a deal that would have me jumping up and down for joy exactly.
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Old January 13, 2011, 10:13 AM   #11
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There are a lot of SRHs listed on GunBrokers for under $600 with more appropriate barrel lengths. You can occasionally find new in-store SRHs with 9-1/2" for a better price (I got one in Dec for under $600) because they just aren't in big demand. I'd think $400 would be a great price, and around $500 would be a worthwhile deal - IF you want that gun. There are a lot of nice guns out there for $500; which means for that price you can pick exactly what's right for you.
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