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Old July 12, 2014, 08:57 AM   #1
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My new Ruger Redhawk .44 Mag

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.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bk609qKRjgs
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Old July 12, 2014, 09:01 AM   #2
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Here’s a picture of my Redhawk

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Old July 12, 2014, 09:24 AM   #3
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Beautiful Ruger Mike, can you resize your picture? It's a bit too big.
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Old July 12, 2014, 11:34 AM   #4
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Here's a smaller pic

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Old July 12, 2014, 01:44 PM   #5
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duelist1954

Nice looking Redhawk. Really like seeing it with a blued finish.
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Old July 12, 2014, 02:28 PM   #6
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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.....
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Old July 12, 2014, 08:22 PM   #7
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Nice gun Mike. I'm looking for one in 4" blued.
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Old July 12, 2014, 09:51 PM   #8
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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.
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Old July 14, 2014, 11:34 AM   #9
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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
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Old July 14, 2014, 12:05 PM   #10
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Sweet. I do love the big bores.
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Old July 14, 2014, 02:02 PM   #11
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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.
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Old July 14, 2014, 03:46 PM   #12
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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.
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Old July 14, 2014, 04:30 PM   #13
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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......
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Old July 14, 2014, 08:01 PM   #14
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Mike,

Just chiming back in to say I've enjoyed your You Tubing, keep up the good work.
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Old July 15, 2014, 08:16 PM   #15
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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.
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Old July 15, 2014, 10:18 PM   #16
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I have a Blackhawk in 357, they are great guns.
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Old July 16, 2014, 04:37 PM   #17
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Old July 16, 2014, 04:39 PM   #18
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I see the regular Redhawk is offered on the Ruger website again. Too bad no blued ones like yours though
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