My new Ruger Redhawk .44 Mag


July 12, 2014, 09:57 AM
A couple of weeks ago I picked up a .44 Magnum Ruger Redhawk revolver. Iíve been wanting one of these for a few years, but Iíve been patient about it. This one was offered to me a few weeks ago as part of a trade, and, and, even though I was looking for one with a shorter barrel, the whole deal was so good that I couldnít say no.

Iím the third owner of this gun, but the first one to ever fire it, which is pretty neat. As it turns out, it is a sweet shooting revolver.

Hereís a video of my first range session with the Redhawk.

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July 12, 2014, 10:01 AM
Here’s a picture of my Redhawk (

July 12, 2014, 10:24 AM
Beautiful Ruger Mike, can you resize your picture? It's a bit too big.

July 12, 2014, 12:34 PM
Here's a smaller pic (

July 12, 2014, 02:44 PM

Nice looking Redhawk. Really like seeing it with a blued finish.

July 12, 2014, 03:28 PM
I thought I was going to see another "white" gun. So I was pleasantly surprised at the blued goodness my eyes beheld. That's a lovely looking new toy.....

July 12, 2014, 09:22 PM
Nice gun Mike. I'm looking for one in 4" blued.

July 12, 2014, 10:51 PM
Ive had a 5.5 inch for a couple of years now. Not what most people would consider a carry gun, but I love it. With the proper hand loads it is surprisingly accurate and nice to shoot.

July 14, 2014, 12:34 PM
Excellent weapon. I have the 5.5 in blued 44. Born on date was 1989. You don't see the blued ones very often. And I think they are super cool looking. I really like the 5.5 size. I love to carry it when I am in the forest. It matches up nicely with my Marlin 1894.
Enjoy your "big bore" handgun. It will serve you well I am sure

Arkansas Paul
July 14, 2014, 01:05 PM
Sweet. I do love the big bores.

July 14, 2014, 03:02 PM
One thing I did change was the wood grips for a set of nice Uncle Mikes rubber ones. Makes a better look and a whole lot better feel.

Arkansas Paul
July 14, 2014, 04:46 PM
I like the wood as far as looks go, but of course we all have our opinions on that.

But I would imagine the rubber grips are indeed much more comfortable to shoot, especially with heavy full powered loads.

July 14, 2014, 05:30 PM
Congrats :)

I don't care much for the Super Redhawks, but I sure love me some standard Redhawk. Here's my 5.5". Hope yours gives you as much pleasure as mine has me......

July 14, 2014, 09:01 PM

Just chiming back in to say I've enjoyed your You Tubing, keep up the good work.

July 15, 2014, 09:16 PM
Nice gun you have there. A little Hoppes and some BreakFree will take that black stuff right off. You really should clean your gun before taking a photo of it. :evil:

July 15, 2014, 11:18 PM
I have a Blackhawk in 357, they are great guns.

July 16, 2014, 05:37 PM
edit: double post

July 16, 2014, 05:39 PM
I see the regular Redhawk is offered on the Ruger website again. Too bad no blued ones like yours though :(

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