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Ruger .38 Spl Speed Six Stainless VG-Exc 1984

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Ruger .38 Spl Speed Six Stainless VG-Exc 1984  Guns > Pistols > Ruger Double Action Revolver > Security Six Type

Always conservative, Sturm, Ruger & Company waited until 1986 to follow the full lug revolver trend that Smith & Wesson popularized with its L frames beginning in 1980. Here is one of the last specimens of the toughest standard heavy barrel revolver ever produced in the United States, the Ruger Speed Six. This one's serial number prefix is 160, and it dates to President Reagan’s Reelection Year, 1984. It has new replacement Pachmayr RSS-C Grips, but their configuration is period correct. Factory specs are double- and single-action revolver; 2 3/4 inch heavy barrel with shrouded ejector rod; 7 groove serrated solid rib with pin-on black ramp front sight and fixed notch rear sight; entirely stainless steel construction with steel round butt grip frame; six shot cylinder capacity, .38 Special +P capability; .350 smooth combat trigger and .300 cleated spur service hammer; internal transfer bar safety mechanism; floating firing pin; weight 35 7/8 ounces empty. This specimen has only moderate holster buffing and duty scuffing on its edges and left side. We grade it as a strong Very Good, perhaps even Excellent specimen finishwise, since we estimate that 85 to 90 percent of its original finish is unaffected. Photos, at any rate, should suffice for prospective owners to judge finish grade for themselves. It is excellent mechanically. Bore, cylinder chambers, and mechanism are all bright, clean, and excellent. Blast effect to the under side of the frame top strap directly above the barrel's forcing cone is moderate, only a shallow etchy streak across the width of the top strap. Cylinder face to forcing cone gap is a tight .004. Double action trigger pull is smooth and consistent, and the hammer travels an additional 15 degrees after the cylinder times in all six positions. On single action, the hammer travels an additional 35 degrees on all six, and the single action trigger pull measures a crisp 4 3/4 pounds with no felt creep effect. Lateral play to the cylinder is negligible, less than 1mm total by our estimate, with the trigger relaxed; and with the trigger pulled movement is even less. These revolvers are very hard to come by; we've only gotten five or six a year for the past twenty years. This specimen is attractive, collectable, and eminently serviceable. We're offering this one for only $ 419.95 Not transferable to civilians in California, D.C., or Massachusetts. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Handguns: $15 flat fee shipping to the lower 48 states; $20 to Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico, USPS Priority Mail, insured with Delivery Confirmation. We accept checks with no more than 7 days hold. MC or Visa phone- or fax-in orders shipped same day; USPS Money Order paid items shipped same day. Personal checks are better than Cashier’s checks or Non-USPS Money Orders. We require initial payment of at least 20% down within 7 days of offers to buy; otherwise we relist. We can accept FFLs not only in the mail, but also by scan or fax, so long as they are legible and signed. We always do everything possible in order to make the transferring dealer's life easy. On used guns, we offer a 7 day money back return privilege, excluding return shipping. No returns on NIB Guns or lay-aways. We accept lay-away with 20% down, balance in 90 days - lay aways not refundable, though. Internet phone hours 8:30 - 4 CST Mon - Sat CST. Robertson Trading Post 117 Front Street PO Box 365 Henderson, Tennessee 38340 We consider trade offers. Blue & Walnut Good. S&W, Colt Stainless Very Good. We even like RG, H&R, Taurus, Rossi Revolvers. Gold, Silver good, esp. Morgan Dollars and Walking Liberty Half Dollars. We like .243 and .30-30 very much. <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

We will entertain trade offers on premium items like N-frame Magnum S&Ws, small gauge shotguns, and lever action rifles, also gold & silver bullion & US silver or gold coins.

$15 flat fee shipping to the lower 48 states; $20 to Alaska, Hawaii, or Puerto Rico.

Trades Accepted: Most traditional guns we like, blue & walnut etc.; S&W, Colt, Ruger Blue &Stainless; even RG, H&R, Taurus, Rossi Revolvers. US Gold & Silver; .22 Magnums, .22-250, .243, traditional guns in excellent condition. Most traditional guns we like, blue & walnut etc.; S&W, Colt, Ruger Blue &Stainless; even RG, H&R, Taurus, Rossi Revolvers. US Gold & Silver; .22 Magnums, .22-250, .243, traditional guns in excellent condition.

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Condition: Used, Minor Wear
Caliber: .38 Special
Location: TN
Item #: 982665489
Stock No.: HG4779

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Accepted Payment Methods: Visa MasterCard Discover Check Money Order
Returns: 7 Days
Seller Since: Jul. 2007
Seller Level: Trusted Seller
This seller is an FFL
City: Henderson
State: TN

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