Ruger Single Six 9.5"


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Tall Pine
July 27, 2008, 12:46 PM
Those that have or used them:

Does it point well/balance well in the hand?

Is it more quiet than the 6" single six?

What about it do you prefer over the 6" or 6.5" (bisley)?

TIA

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mec
July 27, 2008, 08:30 PM
I've kept one on hand since the first year the new models were out and shot old flat top ones too. My first, a stainless was stolen and my present one is blued with both cylinders . It balances well for me at least and I have done some of my best shooting with it. It's extremely accurate with long rifles and magnums which hit to the same sight setting.
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Back before they started using hand rifles in metallic silhouette matchs I used it to win a hunter pistol match at a Dallas range and even shot shot low master/high expert at local NRA short course matches with it. It has killed a truck load of small game and varmints.

I was so taken with it that I had a similar .45 convertible built on a blackhawk. It shot very well but the balance wasnt the same and I was disgusted with the gunsmith who did it and eventually traded it off
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