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Old April 19, 2019, 21:29   #1
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Ruger Wrangler

First I have seen of these and they look pretty good for the money. At the price you could buy two or three and have real fun setting up shooting games with your friends.


https://ruger.com/products/wrangler/models.html
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Old April 20, 2019, 05:56   #2
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I happened to look at a new Ruger Bearcat in stainless with the birdshead grip yesterday. It was truly amazing how poorly it was built as it would not go to full cock most of the time, the hammer would come back maybe halfway and stick and if you did get it to full cock, it would only drop to the halfcock when the trigger was pulled. I took the cylinder out and the hammer and trigger worked better (base pin only installed) but still not 100%. Then I tried to put the cylinder back in and gave up after about a half hour of dicking with it. The base pin would not go in and it seemed the cylinder was always cocked in the frame no matter what I did. So many burrs and very sharp edges on it too. It looked cool with its short barrel and grip but it was a true piece of inoperable junk as it came from the factory. It was obvious that it was never run through an outgoing inspection.
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Old April 21, 2019, 16:21   #3
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Zinc or plastic?
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Old April 21, 2019, 16:48   #4
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Looks like aluminum, I believe that's what I read.
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Old April 21, 2019, 18:56   #5
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The "Not for sale in Minnesota" peaked my interest, so I dug deeper. Aluminum frame, Zinc grip frame.
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Old April 21, 2019, 19:04   #6
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Hate to admit it as Im largely a traditionalist, but I kinda dig the burnt bronze.
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I would not rate the Ruger name on the side as any better than the Heritage Rough Rider 22 revolver, which can be found for <$150. YMMV.
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The "Not for sale in Minnesota" peaked my interest, so I dug deeper. Aluminum frame, Zinc grip frame.
Pot metal.

Awesome.
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Old May 14, 2019, 11:19   #9
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The "Not for sale in Minnesota" peaked my interest, so I dug deeper. Aluminum frame, Zinc grip frame.
I missed this last time.

Does Minnesota ban guns based on metals used?
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