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I am looking to buy a Ruger 22LR/22MAG single action Revolver. I am wanting the 5-1/2" barrel, adj. rear sight. Model#: NR-5L

I am curious if anyone has any thoughts about this gun. I am looking for
something to plink and carry on scouting trips just in case I run into anything that needs dispatched. The cheapest I have seen one priced around
Hot Springs is $364.00.

Anybody got one they want to sell?:biggrin:
 

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I had one that I sold a few years ago. I sure wish I hadn't sold it. They are fun little guns to carry and shoot.
 

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I've got a couple and folks have always told me to keep the extra cylinders with the guns they go with (don't mix them up), or you'll throw the timing off. In other words, when you're looking at one to buy make sure both the LR and mag cylinders line up with the barrel at full cock, or you could have trouble.

Don't know how critical this is, but I've checked both of mine just for peace of mind. Mine seem to "interchange," but I keep them segregated anyway.

I have no idea what they're worth!
 

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I just read an article by John Taffin a few ago whilst I was in the "library"...

"The Single-Six came on the scene in 1953 and is still considered to be THE choice in a .22lr sixgun." GUNS magazine 08/2007

I've never owned one. I have always wished I did, but when I bought .22 handguns I went with the .22/45 and MKII... also Rugers of course. I keep promising myself a Single-Six, but have yet to be true to myself.

I'd like to have a Bearcat too, and there is the rub... deciding between the two.
 

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Arego's here in Hot Springs has new ones for 364.00. They offer a 20% down
90 day lay-a-way plan. I see me going over there and putting money down on one at the end of the month.
I would like to shop a little but Not many handgun dealers in Hot Springs.
Trader Bills wants $390 for the same gun.

Will probably go pawn shoppin to see if anything exist on that front.

Thanks guys.
 

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I have bought one in the past that the owner had lost both of the cylinders. He wanted $50, and I then sent it to Ruger and got both a 22lr and 22mag cylinder for $80. The bluing was wearing off of the gun, but for $130 you cant beat this gun. They are very accurate and you can do a little trigger work yourself and make it a very decent trigger. If you can find one that is missing a cylinder and the gun is a great price, Ruger will fit a new one for $50.
 

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I had one I bought about 1997. It felt good in my hand but I did not like the muzzle flip on the 22LR and I really did not like it on 22mag. I started holding low to compensate for the muzzle flip and finally decided I could be more consistent with a S&W mdl. 17 in 22LR.

I really love the S&W and no muzzle flip. :thumb:
 
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