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buckeyed
December 6, 2010, 09:21 PM
Need some help from you ruger guys. I just picked up my first ruger tonight. Up untill now all I have had are S&W. Not sure of DOB but was told mid 80's What I do know it is marked blackhawk and it is a 6'' 357 I think the S# is104153?. It has some holster were on it but not much and no cly.ring the bore is good and it is S/A any info would be great It also came with a 1/2 box of ammo How did I do for a 100$ ?

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wow6599
December 6, 2010, 09:27 PM
You stole that gun. Stole it. Probably worth $325-$375.....any pictures?

MMCSRET
December 6, 2010, 09:28 PM
Go to the Ruger Firearms Company web site. There is a category where you can find your serial # and what year it fits in.

funkeecowboy
December 6, 2010, 09:34 PM
Wow, great buy! Now how about some pics??

buckeyed
December 6, 2010, 10:00 PM
need to pick up a new camera will post picks as soon as I get a one

Blue .45
December 6, 2010, 11:33 PM
According to Ruger's chart, it appears to be an "Old Model" Blackhawk sometime during 1967 or 1968.


S/N Year
87269 1967
108764 1968

http://www.ruger.com/service/productHistory.html#

Blue .45
December 7, 2010, 01:31 AM
One more thing. If you haven't done so already, you should read the manual for the safety warning specific to the Old Model Blackhawk.

From the Ruger Blackhawk manual:



Do you own an “old model” (pre-1973) Ruger Single Six, Blackhawk, Super
Blackhawk, or Bearcat single action revolver like these?

The patented Ruger Conversion Kit is an
entirely new operating system for these
revolvers. It can help prevent accidental
discharges caused by a drop or blow to the
hammer if the user has failed to take the basic
safety precaution of keeping the hammer
down on an empty chamber. That’s very
important!


There is an online manual available at Ruger's website, if you don't have one.

Magnumite
December 8, 2010, 12:30 AM
If you decide to get the conversion done (if not done already) make sure you get the original lockwork back with the revolver. That increases its collectibility. Personally, I'd keep the revolver original.

W.E.G.
December 8, 2010, 12:52 AM
Keep it original.


There's a reason why a box of shells is 5 shells to a row.
Load 1, skip one, load 4.

http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd7/rkba2da/pistol%20pics/skelton1.jpg
http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd7/rkba2da/pistol%20pics/skelton2.jpg

ccsniper
December 8, 2010, 01:59 AM
Keep it original.


There's a reason why a box of shells is 5 shells to a row.
Load 1, skip one, load 4.

beat me to it.

CraigC
December 8, 2010, 01:01 PM
You stole it! As long as you handle it properly and never lower the hammer from the half cock notch it should never ring the cylinder.

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