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Old 01-07-2021, 02:39 PM   #1
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Default Shot the Ruger Wrangler today

I made another grocery run in Lawrence today. Before I stopped at the store, I went to the indoor range. I've only shot the little Wrangler once since I got it. You've probably all seen them advertised. They're kind of a poor man's Single Six. Mine is finished with silver Cerokote. I took a 50 round box of Aquila 40 gr Super High Velocity rounds and 100 rounds of CCI Standard Velocity ammo. I've seen a few complaints about these little guns on the forums. Some say they have had problems with cylinder timing being off and the loading gate being too hard to open. I can agree with the loading gate spring, but mine has gotten better with use. As for timing, mine is spot on. The trigger is not great, but not bad either - it's a typical Ruger single action trigger. These little guys have fixed sights - typical single action stuff. The front sight is really thin and the rear is just a narrow slot in the top of the frame. I shot mine enough to day to know that the gun shoots about 2" low from 3 to 15 yards. I didn't try anything farther than 15 yards. The first hundred rounds I fired using one hand, sort of a point a shoot deal at 3 and 5 yards. The last 50 rounds I used a 2 hand hold and tried for accuracy at 10 yards. It actually does pretty well when I do my part. The tiny little sights make it tough, but when I did my part, it actually shot pretty well. It is definitely minute of beer can accurate and a lot of fun to shoot. Not bad for a $189.00 plinker.

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Old 01-07-2021, 04:15 PM   #2
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I've noticed that these have stayed at the same price through all the panic buying recently. There is a model out there with nicer wood grips that runs a little higher, but not too expensive.
You always know that Ruger will stand behind their product, that's worth alot right there.
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Old 01-07-2021, 08:46 PM   #3
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I've toyed with the idea of putting wood grips on it, but I bought as a cheapie, knock-around gun, and so far have resisted the urge. (It would look better though - even if they were just plain walnut.)
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Nice rman!
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