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Ruger Redhawk .44 Magnum, 4.20-inch Barrel, SS

I had owned a Ruger Redhawk in the past, but it was sold during hard times. It was one of those revolvers that I regretted selling, but I could not live in it, drive it, or eat it so it … Continue reading

Ruger ‘New Model’ Single-Six Convertible

A New Look at an old Single Action Revolver There, nestled away in a Pawn Shop showcase, was a New Model Ruger ‘Single Six’ Convertible. That was in 2010 and I am still drawn to it today as I was … Continue reading

Ruger SR1911 Officer-Style 1911, .45 ACP Model Number: 6762

Before I get into the meat of this review, I want to juggle some ballistic figures. According to Ballistics by the Inch (http://ballisticsbytheinch.com/45auto2.html), a Federal 230-grain HST will have a velocity of around 990 fps out of a 5” barrel … Continue reading

Ruger American Rimfire® Target Model Number: 8349/Caliber: 22 WMR

.22 WMR (Winchester Magnum Rifle) cartridges (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.22_Winchester_Magnum_Rimfire) have been produced since 1960. The .22 WMR is, essentially, a 125-yard maximum PBR (that’s Point Blank Range and not Pabst  Blue Ribbon) with 30-grain, 40-grain, and 50-grain hollow point bullets being its … Continue reading

Ruger American Rimfire® Wood Stock (8329) 22LR Review

Like some, I have several .22 LR lever, bolt, pump, and semi-automatic rifles in the collection. With few exceptions, the furniture on these rifles is polymer. While polymer furniture has good qualities, one of those qualities is not “warmth” or … Continue reading

Ruger MKIV Target (40101) Review The Best MK Yet!!

I rarely get excited about firearms that are coming out these days, although some of them are really nice. The Smith & Wesson “Victory” was an exception and it is a fine pistol of the .22 caliber persuasion. The single-point … Continue reading

Scouting Around – Part II (Ruger Gunsite Scout Review - Continued – Finally!)

If you have read my review of the Ruger Gunsite Scout in .308 Winchester (Scouting Around – Part I: http://guntoters.com/blog/2014/11/15/scouting-around-part-i/, I presented a somewhat detailed view of the RGS and promised a range report.  My, oh my, how time flies! … Continue reading

Revisiting the Ruger GP100

The Ruger GP100 was introduced in 1985 to replace the Security-Six/Service-Six/Speed-Six revolvers. The Ruger GP100 was also a call to compete with the Smith & Wesson 586/686 revolver that was adopted by many law enforcement agencies and handgun shooters of … Continue reading

Ruger SR45 (3801) End User Review

There are some firearms that just don’t receive much mention. The Ruger SR45 (I believe) is one of those firearms. The SR45 is a polymer-framed, full-sized, striker-fired, recoil-operated, semi-automatic pistol chambered in the powerful .45 ACP cartridge and featuring a … Continue reading

Ruger SR1911CMD (Model No. 6702) – Owner’s Review

In 1904, John Moses Browning introduced the .45 Automatic Colt Pistol cartridge for use in his prototype Colt semi-automatic .45 pistol. The resultant pistol was adopted on March 29, 1911 by the United States Army in 1911 as the “Model … Continue reading