WRANGLER BIRDSHEAD

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G2
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WRANGLER BIRDSHEAD

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Well the Single Six Birdshead has been an elusive bird @ 1k +
Now the Wrangler can be had for ~$200

https://ruger.com/products/wrangler/spe ... /2015.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFvQJRqKMIg

You will have to skip the ad after 5 seconds to watch gun blast video/ review.
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Ruger does it again. I doubt this will be the last new version of the Wrangler.
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I just picked one of these up yesterday. The Talo edition with wood grips and DeSantis holster. Overall it's an impressive gun for under 3 bills out the door.
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I have the Talo version as well, I'm not a huge fan of Ruger's birdshead grip on the centerfire guns, but I'm really liking it on this 22 Wrangler! 👍
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My next gun, going to the fun store tomorrow!
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I wasn't particularly interested in the regular Wrangler since I already have a Single Six but the birdshead grip Wrangle is very interesting to me. AS soon as the SW near me gets them at a decent price in I'm there.
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I wouldn't mind having a .32 caliber Birdshead Single-7.
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Fun store can't keep the standard Wrangler in stock much less the birdshead version. I should probably be spending my money on less important things like bills and fuel right now anyway. :roll:

I'm wonder if Ruger is planning to roll out an economy single action centerfire at some point. In fact, I don't think it would be a special trick to turn the existing Wrangler into a .32 H&R or five shot .38 Special. Cimarron, Uberti, et al have no problem selling every $3-400 SAA clone they can get off the boat and I think Ruger could too. Cerakote finish and transfer bar mechanism would make a very practical revolver for the outdoorsman.
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I'd imagine the Wrangler's aluminum main frame would take some pretty serious re-examination before being used for centerfire guns. And since that's the main way Ruger has produced the "economy" Wrangler it could be a deal breaker. Guess we'll see.
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.22RF Long&LR = 24,000 CUP
.32 H&R Mag = 21,000 cup

The cyl is steel. I don't see a problem. But Ruger will never make it.

However a better/simpler solution: Ruger single six 32 H&R cyls and barrels can be found for a simple conversion.
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There might not be a problem, but I'd certainly believe the Ruger legal department would insist on some pretty careful review of the application. :wink:
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It wouldn’t make it past the marketing dept. the 32 market is a niche market as it is. The 327 shoots the 32 H&R already and Wrangler wouldn’t handle the 327.
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Dang, now I have to add another gun to my search list..this would be a very handy backpacker, plinker
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