.44 Special GP

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  1. DPris

    DPris Member Emeritus

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    The other thread on the subject was closed before I could get in one more reply.

    This is not a matter of someone, somewhere, "claiming" anything. Or teasing. :)
    Patience for those wanting a Ruger factory .44 Spec GP may be rewarded in the very-not-too-distant-future. Quite possibly twice, in fact.
    Denis
     
  2. Walkalong

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    Awesome, thanks. I'll start saving my pennies. :)
     
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    Wooooosh. Maybe I can give up having reluctant lustful thoughts about Charter Arms. I'll stay right here until I hear something more.
     
  4. eldon519

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    There is also a 2.75" S&W 69 on its way. It looks to be a good year for .44 fans.
     
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    Same here. I was thinking of pulling the trigger on a CA 44spl, but I can hold off for a few months.
     
  6. Panzerschwein

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    Welp... looks like I might need to pick me up some .44 special dies in the near future.

    Thanks DPris! :)
     
  7. DPris

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    Bought my dies......
    Denis
     
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    Chambered for 44 Special, I'm in for a GP.

    It will be a nice addition to my other 44 Specials.

    There is something special about shooting 44 Special in a gun chambered for 44 Special.:)
     
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  9. PapaG

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    Be a great companion for my original Bulldog (too light), my 624 (too big), so it would be (just right).
    Hope they have a 3.2" barrel. Make a great pair with my .357.
     
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    3.2"? Why not just 3"? :neener:
     
  11. Barry the Bear

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    Both would make an awesome trail gun, Slight bias towards the 69 however.
     
  12. Panzerschwein

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    Oh but I can't wait!! The cats pretty much out of the bag now!! CHARTER ARMS BEWARE!!! :D
     
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    I am hoping, no praying, that Ruger puts this on the California list.....I have wanted a WC GP forever, but to no avail... Please Ruger, Please
     
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    Well, isn't this good news. I was about to search for a 696 and be willing to pay for it... because they're not makin' *those* anymore. Dang!

    And wait 'til you see what the U.S. Mail is bringing to a California FFL I'm having to use instead of my usual CA dealer (who's swamped with AR-15/A.W. shenanigans and not taking transfers until the smoke clears)... a .44 Special New Model Blackhawk! Yeehaw.

    I bought my dies five months ago... :D
     
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    Denis

    Now that is something worth waiting for! Thanks for the head up!
     
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    And I predict that you're really going to love that new .44 Special Blackhawk when you get it!

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    Interesting to note that Lipsey's product manager claims 44 Special is his personal favorite. There are signs of that in their previous work with Ruger.
     
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    So much for the embargo.......
     
  19. DPris

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    I ain't aware of any embargo & have not given out either specific details or time frame.
    If & when Ruger officially announces such a gun or guns, it can still be a total surprise. :)
    Denis
     
  20. PapaG

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    Cause I didn't catch the GP part and thought SP so it could match my 3.2" SP100. Happens when you read fast and think slow.
     
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    I'm in. Recently bought a second-hand Bulldog, but I want a 3" GP in .44 Spl to go along with my 3" GP in .357. I've been posting about my desire for one of these (along with a .41 magnum) for a long time.
     
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    I sent an email today thru Ruger.com to the CEO about my hopes for a GP100 in .44 special. He replied that the gun is coming "soon." ([email protected] if anyone else wants to send him a note)
     
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  23. DPris

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    And there you go. :)
    Denis
     
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  25. DPris

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    No need to send him anything else.
    Just wait & watch.
    And have your credit card warmed up.
    Denis
     
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