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#194239 - 09/05/18 04:54 PM CUSTOM RUGERS: PLEASE FINISH THE JOB, FREE WHEEL
45MAN
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I CHECK GUNBROKER FOR CUSTOM RUGER SINGLE ACTIONS ON A REGULAR BASIS. CUSTOM GUNS COME UP THAT HAVE BEEN CUSTOMIZED BY A LOT OF THE BETTER KNOWN GUNSMITHS. MY PET PEEVE IS THAT GUYS WILL SPEND A BUNCH ON CUSTOMIZATION BUT THEN FAIL TO SPEND JUST A LITTLE MORE FOR A FREE WHEELING CYLINDER, BIG MISTAKE IMHO. DON'T KNOW HOW YOU GUYS FEEL ABOUT IT, BUT I LOVE FREE WHEELING CYLINDERS.
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#194245 - 09/05/18 10:02 PM Re: CUSTOM RUGERS: PLEASE FINISH THE JOB, FREE WHEEL [Re: 45MAN]
Brenden
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I don't own a custom Ruger, but I do agree on the free wheeling. When I purchased my bfr, I spun that massive cylinder both ways and then needed five minutes alone with it. Best feature on a wheel gun, period.

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#194247 - 09/06/18 01:22 AM Re: CUSTOM RUGERS: PLEASE FINISH THE JOB, FREE WHEEL [Re: Brenden]
Muddy
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I have added the free spin pawl from Ron Power on several of my Rugers. A valuable addition to a hunting handgun.

Dan

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#194248 - 09/06/18 01:33 AM Re: CUSTOM RUGERS: PLEASE FINISH THE JOB, FREE WHEEL [Re: 45MAN]
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#194255 - 09/06/18 07:10 PM Re: CUSTOM RUGERS: PLEASE FINISH THE JOB, FREE WHEEL [Re: pab1]
tradmark
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#194430 - 09/18/18 03:00 AM Re: CUSTOM RUGERS: PLEASE FINISH THE JOB, FREE WHEEL [Re: tradmark]
nockhunter
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I free wheeled my Super single six .32 H&R, much easier to load and unload.

mike

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#194462 - 09/19/18 08:05 AM Re: CUSTOM RUGERS: PLEASE FINISH THE JOB, FREE WHEEL [Re: nockhunter]
bluecow
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I've had both and in all honesty eha. Then as I've stated before i use a bent over finish nail to hold on my rear sight. ( works to and don't work it's way out)
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