Ruger Redhawk

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Ruger Redhawk 44Mag 5inch right side photo

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Summary: The description, specs, pricing, photos

and user ratings for the Ruger Redhawk revolvers.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Ruger Redhawk is a six-shot revolver built on a stainless steel frame with a stainless steel cylinder. It was Ruger’s first double-action revolver specifically designed for the powerful .44 Magnum cartridge (it also accepts .44 Special rounds). Other features include:

  • A stainless steel barrel;
  • a triple-locking cylinder;
  • a single-spring mechanism for relatively lighter trigger pull;

    Ruger Redhawk 5inch right side photo

    The Redhawk with the 5″ barrel.

  • replaceable front sights;
  • adjustable rear sights;
  • a transfer bar safety mechanism; and
  • either rosewood or black Hogue Monogrip grips.

The Redhawk comes with a hard plastic case. The Redhawk Hunter version features integral scope mounts and free scope rings.

On camera: Check out video of Hickok45 shooting a Redhawk Hunter. And here’s video of him comparing the Redhawk Hunter to a Smith & Wesson Model 29.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity BBL OAL Weight
.44 Mag 6 7.5″ 13″ 54 oz.
.44 Mag 6 5.5″ 11″ 49 oz.
.44 Mag 6 4.2″ 9.5″ 47 oz.
.45 LC 6 4.2″ 9.5″ 46 oz.

MSRP: $887–$942

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Ruger Redhawk 7inch barrel photo

The 7.5″ barrel.

Ruger Redhawk 4inch right side photo

The 4″ barrel.

Ruger Redhawk Hunter right side photo

The Hunter model.

One thought on “Ruger Redhawk

  1. Dan Mitchell

    accurate,smooth trigger,built like a tank

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