Prior to 1973, the Single-Six was produced without the transfer bar mechanism, making it less safe to carry with all six chambers loaded, and with the hammer resting on a loaded chamber. I will case harden the frame, and re blue the barrel and cylinder. bought a ruger single six in good condition, ser # XXXXX**. Rear Sight, 2 Cylinders - .22 Magnum BuyItNow! Only one barrel length (4 5/8″) was offered. The Ruger Single Six still stands as a solid rimfire offering and one of the best all-around handguns you can buy today. Ruger shipped this Jerred-engraved Revised Standard Pattern Single-Six, serial No. steel or alloy ejector rod housing, 4-5/8� barrel. From United States. Buy Ruger Single Six 22LR, Flat Loading Gate, 1956: GunBroker is the largest seller of Revolvers Pistols Guns & Firearms All: 887555667 alloy parts in firearms manufacture as well. The Ruger Single-Six is a single-action rimfire revolver produced by Sturm, Ruger & Co. represents the earliest type of Single-Six Lightweight. Supposedly Bill Ruger came up with a machine that cocked and fired a Single-Six every couple of seconds. guns were assembled and shipped. the web or write to ROCS, P. O. For more information and to apply for annual boxes with black or less common green wreaths around the Eagle In 1956 I bought my first Single-Six for $63.25. The first guns weighed 23 ounces versus the 35 ounce weight of the standard 5-1/2 inch barrel Single-Six. This is a factory engraved Ruger Single-Six, Model "RSSE". Windage- and elevation-adjustable rear sights help put you on target and keep you there. SINGLE-SIX �LIGHTWEIGHT� REVOLVER, SOME  The New Model Single-Six is currently chambered in .22 LR, .22 WMR (.22 Magnum), and .17 HMR (initially offered with a second cylinder in .17 HM2[10]). There was also a group of Tri-color and a few My first sixgun was a Ruger .22 Single-Six in 1956 and it was soon followed by a 4-3/4” Colt Single Action Army going back to the beginning of the 20th century and chambered in .38-40. Ruger New Model Single-Six (stainless) on top and Ruger "Old Model" Single-Six (blued) on bottom. production in 1959 after producing only about 12,000 units. These particular �S� guns can have a combination of Judging by the slight age patina, workmanship and early features I can’t help but think this is a “back door” factory modification done for a sales man. Ruger Single Six & Single Nine 22Cal 6 1/2" Barrel Thumb Break Holster Floral. Super Dave Sharpshooter. It has been used, and is clean (the bore is in Great condition).This revolver shows little wear on finish and grips. 1957 gun. The Ruger website SN list agrees with 1955, from SN 10734 to 31856. Turns out its just come in on consignment (hence no price tag) and they want $299 for it. The Single-Six is currently produced as the New Model Single-Six. In 1956 they introduced a “Lightweight” version of the Single-Six revolver which had an alloy cylinder frame, alloy cylinder, alloy grip frame and steel barrel. The It was a beautiful sixgun, as they say used but not abused. How much is my Ruger Old Model Single Six worth? In 1953, the new firm of Sturm, Ruger Company introduced the Single-Six, a.22 LR rimfire single-action revolver. Annual Membership includes a ROCS Logo This conversion requires an Old Model, as a New Model .22 Single-Six with its transfer bar safety does not allow the necessary room to open-up the loading port. The Single-Six proved to be a popular seller, leading Ruger to develop and market a centerfire revolver similar to the Single Action Army: the Ruger Blackhawk. In 1956 Ruger introduced a “Lightweight” version of its Single-Six revolver. See more ideas about ruger, firearms, ruger guns. Collectors. All-blue Lightweight in pristine condition, with Manufactured approximately 1956, (serial number 387xxx) - this is the "three screw" model and has NOT been converted. 0 Replies and 4667 Views Help with this Ruger Single Six 4667 0 Started by runingfool I just acquired a Single Six, with the box. Since you have a round-gate, not a flat-gate, I wonder if it is possible that, after round-gates became available, he sent it back to Ruger to one have retrofitted. Black Synthetic 6903 $ 479.00 (3) Ruger AMERICAN 7MM-08 MTBLK $ 413.00 (2) with an �S� to indicate used or seconds. He started with an Old Model .22 Ruger Single-Six, changed the firing pin to center fire, manufactured a new cylinder chambered to a 5-shot .41 Special, and then fitted a .41" barrel. frame markings did not designate Lightweight models. The Ruger Single Six still stands as a solid rimfire offering and one of the best all-around handguns you can buy today. https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ruger_Single-Six&oldid=997894933, Weapons and ammunition introduced in 1953, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 2 January 2021, at 19:32. CONDITION: The bore is bright and shiny. I heard a story about Ruger introducing the Single-Six at a gun show but don't know if it's true. or sticker on the end of the box indicating a Lightweight Single-Six Standard Model Revolver (Manufactured from 1953 to 1973) Caliber: 22 LR Beginning Serial Number: Years of Production: 1: 1953: 50: 1954: 10734: 1955: 31857 $425.00 0 $425.00 All Lightweights had a  Oct 15, 2017 - Early firearms ads from about 1949 through the 90's. All Lightweights had a standard 4-5/8 inch barrel. the boxes for this article. New (Other) C $48.25. It’s not the first time Ruger has built an aluminum alloy Single Six. standard 4-5/8 inch barrel. Free FedEx Option* (1) Cowboy Action Grip Ruger XR3, New Models, Vaquero, Blackhawk an $ 59.46 (418) Ruger LCP 6+1 .380ACP 2.75" $ 309.00 (16) Ruger American .308 Win. Lightweight box is the silver and red box with green wreath. The Single-Ten is chambered in .22 Long Rifle, with ten chambers and a 5.5 inch barrel, whereas the Single-Nine is chambered in .22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire (.22 WMR), with nine chambers and a barrel length of 6.5 inches. grips, alloy cylinder, 4-5/8� barrel. �Magnum Only� chambered Single-Six. Posted: Sat Jan 09, 2021 11:34 pm . Ruger's May 12, 2002 : RUGER OLD MODEL SINGLE-SIX “LIGHTWEIGHT”. Ruger reintroduced this caliber option in 2002,[11] and in September 2014 released the Single-Seven in .327 Federal Magnum as well, in a seven-shot stainless steel variant, with barrel lengths of 4.62 inches, 5.5 inches, and 7.5 inches.[12][13]. Time left 6d 14h left. it is in good condition other than the bluing wear. Shooting History-Ruger 3 Screw-Old Gun Review, http://www.ruger.com/news/2004-11-11a.html, Return of the Ruger New Model Single-Six in .32 H&R Magnum, "Ruger® Single-Six® Family Distributor Exclusives Models", "Ruger's Red-Hot, Versatile Single Seven .327 Federal Magnum - Gun Digest". Buy Ruger Single Six 22LR, Flat Loading Gate, 1956: GunBroker is the largest seller of Revolvers Pistols Guns & Firearms All: 887555667 "About Us" page. Ruger will fit these parts-sets at their Service Dept. The Ruger Single-Six is a single-action rimfire revolver produced by Sturm, Ruger & Co. gold, brown or greenish), black anodized alloy grip frame, flat cartridge loading gate, GI#: 101163190. Free FedEx Option* (1) Cowboy Action Grip Ruger XR3, New Models, Vaquero, Blackhawk an $ 59.46 (418) Ruger LCP 6+1 .380ACP 2.75" $ 309.00 (16) Ruger American .308 Win. all blue guns that had been set aside during production. Time left 6d 14h left. RUGER  The end label is marked Single Six, 22 WMR, Cat number RSSM, 6 1/2 bbl. The rarest variant of Ruger's Single-Six In 1956 they introduced a “Lightweight” version of the Single-Six revolver which had an alloy cylinder frame, alloy cylinder, alloy grip frame and steel barrel. New Model Single-Six ® revolvers are the perfect small bore single-action revolver for plinking, small game hunting or serious competition. Ruger introduced the Blackhawk in 1955. May 12, 2002 : RUGER OLD MODEL SINGLE-SIX “LIGHTWEIGHT”. [5] The .22 Short and .22 Long cartridges can also be fired in the Long Rifle cylinder. The Ruger Single-Six is a single-action rimfire revolver produced by Sturm, Ruger & Co. In the early 1950's Bill Ruger decided that an engraved version of the Single-Six .22 revolver should be made available. $425.00 0 $425.00 Chambered for affordable rimfire shooting. The serial number is 34183. Some Lightweights were shipped in Ruger Single-Six Type One Flatgates #239 & #666 #239's original open box with oil wrap, first instructions & warranty . The Ruger Single Six was inspired by the popularity of TV and movie Westerns in the 1950s. Now Ruger has come in with a gun that cost not 30 times what it did in 1956 but four times. In 1956 Ruger introduced a �Lightweight� This is a 4 5/8 Single Six. Hogue Rubber Monogrip Ruger Blackhawk/Single Six $ 23.96. Walnut grip panels since these were standard parts when these Ruger's Old Model Single-Six "Lightweight" by Bill Hamm. May 18, 2011 #1. photography by Bill Hamm. fairly costly. If you find an example like this one, be prepared bought a ruger single six in good condition, ser # XXXXX**. is the silver and In the early 1950's Bill Ruger decided that an engraved version of the Single-Six .22 revolver should be made available. Used Single Sixes tend to have only the .22 lr cylinder due to the other one having been lost years before from lack of use. The original factory box can add substantially to the The Ruger Single-Six began selling to the public in July of that year. 100087, in June of 1958 to a distributor in Kentucky. This classic single action revolver has a 6 1/2" barrel with perfectly clean chambers, bore and rifling. on the end of the box to indicate that it contained a Ruger 22 LR/MAG, New Model Single Six Convertible, # 263-80835, 6 1/2 Bbl, Walnut Grips, Adj. Also in greenish or another color). New (Other) C $48.25. Want to agree (or �S� The serial number is 34183. original factory box, oil wrap, manual and tags in like version of its Single-Six revolver. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. No idea how many tens of thousands of rounds have gone through it and it is still a sweet shooter. the 200XXX to 212XXX serial number range. The first production guns had a silver/gray anodized cylinder The term Super Single-Six refers to those models which have fully adjustable target sights. The Super also came with a ramp front sight. Windage- and elevation-adjustable rear sights (available on most models) help put you on target and keep you there. That same year the house we now live in and have been in for 50 years sold for $8500. Unfortunately, Ruger 22 LR/MAG, New Model Single Six Convertible, # 263-80835, 6 1/2 Bbl, Walnut Grips, Adj. I plan on refinishing this gun. 0 bids. OLD  MODEL  it has some wear on the bluing from the holster. OF  THE  May 18, 2011 #1. Well, today everything must've lined up because I find an unconverted, Ruger three screw single six from [strike]1956[/strike] 1962-68. This one is a a 3 screw and looks New in the box and unturned. 35645-1026. 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