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Ruger Old Army Find #8203703 03/15/21 06:24 PM
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Did a trade with an old friend, gun dealer this weekend. We were swapping tactical stuff for tactical stuff. But we couldn't quite get to an even trade. I saw this on a bottom shelf and just saw the outer box. When I asked about it, he agreed to let it make the trade even. I LOVE Rugers in 44mag. But I've never owned an Old Army before.
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That would be fun to shoot, takes some time to load and can get messy.

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Beautiful pistol

I'm jealous


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cheers shoots the .454 rb&patch..
Mine had blueing barrel pards had the colt. 1851 shot the .451rb&patch..
Also i have the 1860colt .44
Powder tis hard ta find... Goex FFF
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Great find

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Awesome find!

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Let the games begin. That one will be fun to shoot.


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Great find!


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Awesome !

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Awesome pistol

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Originally Posted by colt.45
cheers shoots the .454 rb&patch..
Mine had blueing barrel pards had the colt. 1851 shot the .451rb&patch..
Also i have the 1860colt .44
Powder tis hard ta find... Goex FFF
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bang postal doesn't use patch... .454 rd ball, win set it saves a sliver of lead use lub, or i usually use crisco oil.
Whin loading more than one @ time..
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Neat! I didn’t even know Ruger manufactured those. up


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hold on Newt, we got a runaway
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Very nice.

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Man I would just own it to look at. Nice!

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Years ago I read you could put them in the dishwasher for cleaning. I'm hazy on the details, but it sure sounded like a convenient way to clean things up.


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