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Re: Your first single action revolver? [Re: colorado bob] #16000928 04/16/21
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Originally Posted by colorado bob
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Same as the OP, bought it in 1978.

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I have the exact same-------I love shooting it.





So do I (my son has it now) and I bought mine in 1978 as well. Paid $129 for it. That even looks like the holster I had.

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Re: Your first single action revolver? [Re: GunGeek] #16000972 04/16/21
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A Ruger New Model Blackhawk .41 Magnum with a 6.5 inch barrel. Bought it new at the Kaiserslautern Rod & Gun Club in 1989 when I was stationed in Germany. It is a great, accurate revolver.

I added a 5.5 inch Single Six Convertible around 2005. It is very accurate with both cylinders.


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Re: Your first single action revolver? [Re: GunGeek] #16001003 04/16/21
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My first SA was my first handgun. A three screw Ruger Blackhawk 357 mag.. Six inch barrel. No conversion. Regretfully lost to the foolish trades of youth.

Re: Your first single action revolver? [Re: GunGeek] #16001164 04/16/21
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single six. 1957 model. traded a buck 110 for it in 1964.

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Re: Your first single action revolver? [Re: GunGeek] #16001193 04/16/21
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My first single action was a .44 Magnum.


A 5.5" Stainless Super Blackhawk.

I was 18. Carried it for a number of years.
Had it when I was in the Infantry.
Carried it when I worked in the Frank Church on outfitter and guide ranch.

This is the only pic I have of it,

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The day i killed this scrawny buck I used it to pop the heads off a bunch of grouse while waiting for my dad to bring the truck around to get me and the deer. We were a couple hours from where we started that morning.



Sold the SBH years ago and bought a Model 29. No regrets, as I have always shot the M29s a little better. But that .44 was a good one.


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Re: Your first single action revolver? [Re: GunGeek] #16001234 04/16/21
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Used Single_Six for $30, its been awhile


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Re: Your first single action revolver? [Re: roundoak] #16001488 04/17/21
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Originally Posted by roundoak
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Is that a New Vaquero? Very nice.


Single-Six 22 LR 1957-58.

Wow! Didn't know they made them without adjustable sights.


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Re: Your first single action revolver? [Re: Mackay_Sagebrush] #16001542 04/17/21
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Originally Posted by Mackay_Sagebrush
My first single action was a .44 Magnum.


A 5.5" Stainless Super Blackhawk.

I was 18. Carried it for a number of years.
Had it when I was in the Infantry.
Carried it when I worked in the Frank Church on outfitter and guide ranch.

This is the only pic I have of it,

[Linked Image from i.imgur.com]

The day i killed this scrawny buck I used it to pop the heads off a bunch of grouse while waiting for my dad to bring the truck around to get me and the deer. We were a couple hours from where we started that morning.



Sold the SBH years ago and bought a Model 29. No regrets, as I have always shot the M29s a little better. But that .44 was a good one.



Scrawny buck...grin

In answer to the op. Ruger Super Blackhawk blued 7 1/2 inch. Carried it around in a shoulder holster for a while till I dumped it for a Blackhawk 45 4 5/8 inch.

Re: Your first single action revolver? [Re: GunGeek] #16001837 04/17/21
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the shorter barrel version of that was my first and only SA revolver. never warmed to it other than the looks. but i am a s&w fan so theres that.


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Super blackhawk 10.5 inch barrel 1980.

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Re: Your first single action revolver? [Re: GunGeek] #16002823 04/17/21
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Ruger Bisley 7-1/2 inch in .41 Magnum. Owned it a long time, then sold it, then bought another, which I also sold after finding a Freedom Arms Model 97 6 inch in .41 Magnum.

Re: Your first single action revolver? [Re: GunGeek] #16002949 04/17/21
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Although I lived in Wyoming when I got this, it reflects my urban heritage. I don't own a centerfire single action revolver
and probably never will unless it is a historical piece. I know, blasphemy.
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Re: Your first single action revolver? [Re: GunGeek] #16003326 04/17/21
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The first was a Navy Arms Griswold & Gunnison like this-

https://www.gunbroker.com/item/891942078

and the second was a Ruger Single Six 22 with a 5 1/2 inch barrel.

https://www.gunauction.com/buy/14424242

I shot the snot out of both until I got my driver's license, a couple of years later.


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Re: Your first single action revolver? [Re: Cheyenne] #16003329 04/17/21
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Ruger Super Blackhawk 44 Mag, 7.5 inch and two boxes of 240gr Remington HP's, the guy at the gun store gave me a free set of red headphones with purchase LOL, circa 1984.

Re: Your first single action revolver? [Re: GunGeek] #16003343 04/17/21
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Originally Posted by GunGeek
So what was your first single action revolver.


Colt SAA in .38-40 with a 7-1/2 inch barrel.


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Re: Your first single action revolver? [Re: GunGeek] #16003416 04/17/21
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Bought at the same time in 1983 a Ruger Blackhawk 357 Maximum and a Super Blackhawk 44mag. For shooting IHMSA, wish I still had the 357 maxi.

Re: Your first single action revolver? [Re: Cheyenne] #16003537 04/17/21
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Originally Posted by Cheyenne
Although I lived in Wyoming when I got this, it reflects my urban heritage. I don't own a centerfire single action revolver
and probably never will unless it is a historical piece. I know, blasphemy.
[Linked Image from i.postimg.cc]

Love those. I bought one in the late 1980s, and still have it. It often rides along in a jacket pocket.


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Colt SAA in .45 in 1979. Purchased in a pawn shop on Yadkin Rd outside FT Bragg. Also got a nice K22. Used my outprocessing check; I had just enough money for gas to get home. Bought several more guns from this pawn shop on another tour several years later.
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Re: Your first single action revolver? [Re: RGK] #16003743 04/17/21
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Originally Posted by RGK
Colt SAA in .45 in 1979. Purchased in a pawn shop on Yadkin Rd outside FT Bragg. Also got a nice K22. Used my outprocessing check; I had just enough money for gas to get home. Bought several more guns from this pawn shop on another tour several years later.
Bob

Still have the Colt? What year was it made? Pictures?


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