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#204904 - 01/07/20 06:50 PM Ruger Redhawk Question
Memtb460
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Did Ruger ever produce the Redhawk with a nickel finish? Thanks for any and all information! memtb
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#204905 - 01/07/20 07:20 PM Re: Ruger Redhawk Question [Re: Memtb460]
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SS and blue is the only finish I?ve ever heard of, however the SS is possible to polish enough to ?appear? to be a bright nickel finish. I have personally done so to a Vaquero I own.

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#204908 - 01/08/20 01:10 AM Re: Ruger Redhawk Question [Re: Bigbrowndog]
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There was a factory stainless highly polished also. A nephew has one he bought new. Mine is standard ss.
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#204912 - 01/08/20 07:45 AM Re: Ruger Redhawk Question [Re: KYODE]
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No. Polished bright stainless yes.

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#204917 - 01/08/20 09:42 AM Re: Ruger Redhawk Question [Re: 500WE]
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Thanks guys! I tried to research and could find no references as to a ?nickel plated? Redhawk. Someone mentioned that they were offered as a ?special order? from Ruger......but, I?m skeptical! After all it was the Internet memtb
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