Look what followed me home

This is a discussion on Look what followed me home within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I found this beast in a local funshop. Ruger 4" 357 Police Service Six born in 1975. It spent the last 30 years in a ...

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 17

Thread: Look what followed me home

  1. #1
    VIP Member Array 40Bob's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Where the deer and the antelope roam
    Posts
    2,459

    Look what followed me home

    I found this beast in a local funshop.

    Ruger 4" 357 Police Service Six born in 1975. It spent the last 30 years in a leather holster, and it shows it. It is tight, and a little cleaning made a big difference. The action is smooth for a Ruger and fairly light for a Ruger but not quite as nice as my Smiths. I plan on this being my new carry gun. Similar to Gman picking the 1911 as his gun I have chosen the 357 magnum Revolver as mine. I carried K and L Frame Smiths for years and this feels like a K frame, same holster, same speedloader.

    I will still carry the Glocks at work, and the baby Glock for summer carry. I will reserve my G31 C as "In case of war break glass". I doubt I can go shoot it today as today is my 29th wedding anniversary.........

    DSC00307.JPG
    My rifle and pistol are tools, I am the weapon.

  2. Remove Ads

  3. #2
    Senior Member
    Array Camjr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Location
    DFW Texas
    Posts
    1,086
    Nice find. I'm glad it's gone to a good home. Also, congratulations on your anniversary!
    One Riot, One Ranger. Long live the Republic of Texas.

    JOIN THE NRA AND DO IT TODAY!!

  4. #3
    VIP Member Array glockman10mm's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Kentucky
    Posts
    7,853
    Super nice! And a great quality gun.
    Ignorance is a long way from stupid, but left unchecked, can get there real fast.

  5. #4
    VIP Member Array 40Bob's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Where the deer and the antelope roam
    Posts
    2,459
    Oh yea the best part....less than $250 OTD.....
    My rifle and pistol are tools, I am the weapon.

  6. #5
    Administrator
    Array QKShooter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Off Of The X
    Posts
    34,575
    That is a great firearm. Built strong. I had one way back when. Congrats.
    Liberty Over Tyranny Μολὼν λαβέ

  7. #6
    VIP Member Array Brad426's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Location
    Georgia
    Posts
    3,552
    Nice.
    I have a very strict gun control policy: if there's a gun around, I want to be in control of it.
    Clint Eastwood

  8. #7
    VIP Member
    Array msgt/ret's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    North Carolina
    Posts
    6,764
    Nice, the exact same model was my first handgun purchase.
    When you have to shoot, shoot. Don't talk.
    "Don't forget, incoming fire has the right of way."

  9. #8
    Distinguished Member Array DefConGun's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Kentucky
    Posts
    1,645
    Congrats on the new addition. ;-)

  10. #9
    VIP Member
    Array archer51's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    VA
    Posts
    20,444
    Love the Ruger Six series guns. Have a 2.75" Speed Six and 2.75" Security Six. Quality built guns that can take a beating and come back for more.
    Freedom doesn't come free. It is bought and paid for by the lives and blood of our men and women in uniform.

    USAF Retired
    NRA Life Member

  11. #10
    Moderator
    Array RETSUPT99's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    Central Florida
    Posts
    43,796
    Oh yeah, that's a nice find...contrats!:hans9:
    The last Blood Moon Tetrad for this millennium starts in April 2014 and ends in September 2015...according to NASA.

    ***********************************
    Certified Glock Armorer
    NRA Life Member[/B]

  12. #11
    Member Array 1gunsnowbird's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    North (and south) of everywhere
    Posts
    295
    Attaboy Bob. Don't freeze your rocks off up there in the far north and I'll see you in the spring. Got rid of my G23 and picked up the Gen 4 Model 26. I'm in love once more. Planning to shoot the Classifier again at the end of January and move up to Expert in SSP. Hoping you and Jim will wish me luck. Still can't believe he made Master with that old G27!!!

    Remember, stay away from cantankerous horses, both you and your wife.

    1gunsnowbird (formerly Snowbird.40)
    I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy - Tom Waits

  13. #12
    Member Array tdw63's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Nevada
    Posts
    147
    Nice every gun needs a good home.

  14. #13
    Senior Member Array scgunlover1's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    In the Lowcountry of SC
    Posts
    636
    You should be happy and even happier when you get to shoot it. I wish it were mine. Enjoy.
    SCGunLover1

  15. #14
    VIP Member Array Dangerfield's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    2,396
    Looks like a great anniversary gift to yourself!

    Nice find.
    ALWAYS CARRY - NEVER TELL

    NRA MEMBER
    GOA MEMBER

    Friend of Bill

  16. #15
    VIP Member Array 40Bob's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Where the deer and the antelope roam
    Posts
    2,459
    Quote Originally Posted by 1gunsnowbird View Post
    Attaboy Bob. Don't freeze your rocks off up there in the far north and I'll see you in the spring. Got rid of my G23 and picked up the Gen 4 Model 26. I'm in love once more. Planning to shoot the Classifier again at the end of January and move up to Expert in SSP. Hoping you and Jim will wish me luck. Still can't believe he made Master with that old G27!!!

    Remember, stay away from cantankerous horses, both you and your wife.




    1gunsnowbird (formerly Snowbird.40)
    Will do big guy!
    My rifle and pistol are tools, I am the weapon.

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •