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Old May 18, 2013, 02:17 AM   #1
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Ruger Speed Six fair price?

Hello to all,

I have a question: how much should I pay for a Ruger Speed Six SS 2.75", 90-95% aesthetic, 100% mechanic, 500-600 rounds fired (No box).

Im outside the USA, but here in Argentina we usually take the american market price as reference.

Thanks in advance and sorry for my english.
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Old May 18, 2013, 10:28 AM   #2
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I would guess anywhere from $450 to $650. They are the hardest of the Six Series to find so they usually command a higher price.

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Old May 18, 2013, 10:31 AM   #3
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You're gonna' pay for a Ruger?
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Old May 18, 2013, 12:06 PM   #4
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You're gonna' pay for a Ruger?
Why not?

Something wrong with Rugers?
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Old May 18, 2013, 02:25 PM   #5
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I would guess anywhere from $450 to $650. They are the hardest of the Six Series to find so they usually command a higher price.
That is a very accurate assessment. The differences in prices vary by region, barrel length, butt configuration, stainless vs. blued, and fixed sights vs adjustable (Security Six vs. Speed Six). My last purchase for a Ruger of that line was $450 and I jumped on that... I did not even negotiate!

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While Rugers do not have the prestige of Colt, nor the prolifience of S&W... The Ruger Speed Six is one of finest revolver's produced.

I will be happy to compare any of mine at any range (to 100 yards) with the make of any other manufacturer.

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Old May 18, 2013, 05:58 PM   #6
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BUY IT!

Great gun that will last forever.

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Old May 18, 2013, 07:27 PM   #7
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Grab it. I still miss the well-worn Security Six I sold years ago. I'm a Smith & Wesson man, but that was a fine revolver.
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Old May 18, 2013, 07:41 PM   #8
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I have to agree with Skidder, I would gladly pay $450 to $650 and not hesitate especially in the condition you say, I have a Security Six in SS in both a 4 in. and 2/34 in. barrel and would love to find a Speed Six to keep them company...by the way I see nothing wrong with your English.
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Old May 19, 2013, 09:43 AM   #9
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Like with everything - especially gun related - looks like the price has gone up quite a bit. (Well actually the 'value' of the US dollar has gone down. ) It didn't seem all that long ago that market price was $350. Oh well, time marches on.
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Old May 19, 2013, 05:26 PM   #10
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Thanks for the replies, finally I bought it for the equivalent of U$S 400.
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Old May 19, 2013, 05:31 PM   #11
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Nice and a good buy!
Congrats!
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Old May 19, 2013, 05:41 PM   #12
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Old May 19, 2013, 05:47 PM   #13
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Congrats! Great deal on a great gun.
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Old May 19, 2013, 05:53 PM   #14
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$400 is a good pirce and you cant go wrong with that. Congrats on the new addition.
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Old May 19, 2013, 07:27 PM   #15
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While Rugers do not have the prestige of Colt, nor the prolifience of S&W... The Ruger Speed Six is one of finest revolver's produced.

I will be happy to compare any of mine at any range (to 100 yards) with the make of any other manufacturer.

Charles
As a S&W Collector and shooter of over 40 years, I can unhesitatingly say I agree with you. While the actions on them weren't usually quite as smooth as a K frame of the same time period, they were stronger and simpler. My department bought quite a few of them, and I was an armorer at the time. The Ruger's simply never broke. The only guns we had to do anything with were operator error, ie: took apart and lost parts, tried to do a home "trigger job", etc. When we bought Smiths, they sometimes had to be fixed before they were even issued for the first time.

One of my biggest regrets was selling off my small collection of odd variations, back when the interest in them wasn't as high as today. I got about 1/5th of what they'd bring today.

But I still have a couple of shooters, that won't be for sale in my lifetime, or likely my kid's lifetimes.
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Old May 20, 2013, 05:25 AM   #16
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Congrats!!

I love my Speed-Six and will never sell it. It's one tough wheel gun.
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