Explain Single Six serial numbers to me. :)

Help Support Ruger Forum:

johnnymustang

Bearcat
Joined
Nov 11, 2009
Messages
13
Saw one in pawn shop. Serial was 381xxx, had the 22LR and 22Mag cylinder. I tried to look it up on Ruger's site but where I think it should be is a gap of several years.

What am I missing?
 

Flash

Buckeye
Joined
May 21, 2005
Messages
1,164
Should be a magnum Single Six with a lr cylinder that was found over the years.
 

flatgate

Hawkeye
Joined
Jun 18, 2001
Messages
6,784
Flash didn't look at his copy of the RENE Ruger Reference...........
A Single-Six in that 381XXX range would more likely be a convertible with the "second" cylinder being the .22 Mag. The barrel length would be required to discern the ultimate answers to your query.

Bottom Line? Perhaps a rather scarce example.

Next time post all the info you can find. S/N, barrel length, convertible or not, rollmarks on barrel, firing pin grooved cylinders or not, type of grips, which grip frame is on the gun, steel or aluminum ejector housing, blah-blah-blah..... :D

flatgate
 

contender

Ruger Guru
Joined
Sep 18, 2002
Messages
20,833
Welcome to the Forum johnnymustang!!!!!!
Ruger's website isn't the "best" place to get good info. This place is,, and many of us use our handy RENE Reference guide. (If you get into collecting Rugers,, or just want to get the best facts as we currently know them,, The Red Eagle News Exchange is THE place for info.)
Now,, as Flatgate mentioned,, much more info would help us give you a better idea about that gun!
 

Latest posts

Top