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Dad passed away so how can i find out more info on my new to me ole Ruger?(has logo RG in a circle on plastic grip)
It says cal .38 special on barrel. A heavy steel snubbie 6 shot revolver. Also says Mod. RG40 RG IND Miami Fla
Because of the weight i'd think it can handle +P ammo.
Very uncomfortable plastic grip. Are good rubber replacements easy to find?
Comments please...........Thnx
 

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Dad passed away so how can i find out more info on my new to me ole Ruger?(has logo RG in a circle on plastic grip)
It says cal .38 special on barrel. A heavy steel snubbie 6 shot revolver. Also says Mod. RG40 RG IND Miami Fla
Because of the weight i'd think it can handle +P ammo.
Very uncomfortable plastic grip. Are good rubber replacements easy to find?
Comments please...........Thnx
It's not a Ruger, it's a......RG :king:

Trying to find a good link...wait one.
 

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Made my decision about this RG. I'll take it to the range and very carefully fire it with standard practice rounds. That's as far as i'll push it. Info i found from several sources basically called RG "junk",,,,,,end of story........AND thnx
 

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Made my decision about this RG. I'll take it to the range and very carefully fire it with standard practice rounds. That's as far as i'll push it. Info i found from several sources basically called RG "junk",,,,,,end of story........AND thnx
Personally, I wouldn't shoot anything in an RG. They are the epitome of the 70s Saturday Night Special.
 

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My brother had a RG 22,when you fired it you got just as much lead going downrange as you had coming back at you,shaved lead hurts.I cut that thing up and trashed it
 

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Made my decision about this RG. I'll take it to the range and very carefully fire it with standard practice rounds. That's as far as i'll push it. Info i found from several sources basically called RG "junk",,,,,,end of story........AND thnx
I had an RG 22 once...I promptly traded it in for a good hunting knife :danceban:
 

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Years ago I had an RG 38. That was a worthless piece of junk. I turned it into the local police to be destroyed when I bought my first quality handgun. I bought a S/W Model 10-8 w/4 inch heavy barrel.

That RG 38 was a very good paperweight at best!
 

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Your gun was made in West Germany by Rohm GmBh. The Bbl and cylinder are steel but the frame is a zinc alloy. It sounds like you are going to keep it. I would load Standard Pressure 38's only. Target Wadcutters are probably your safest choice.
 

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Quote from GunnyBunny's link

"The best thing to do with it is put it back in a safe place an and put a picture of grandma with it, an on the back of the picture tell this was GRANDMA'S HAND GUN AND KEEP THEM TOGETHER"

It will be more valuable this way than many guns in your safe, as it teaches your children and grandchildren the linage of your family's ownership of firearms.
 
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