Well it was on sale today(tomorrow too!)for $99 at Academy Sports,brought home a 6 1/2 barrelled Roughrider 22 single six.Tomorrow when everybodys gone I get to play with it,I'll let ya'll know how it shoots
This one is slotted.I missed this gun last year at a even cheaper price :tears: If you buy the fancy stocks with a 22 mag cylinder about the cheapest you can get out the door is around $160 or higher.This is the el cheapo model,but you can order the 22 mag cylinder from Heritage for around $36(thats tax,title&tagged)LOL.I mean shipped to your front door.
Banged away about 100 rounds with it today,it ain't a Ruger by no means,but for have fun plinker with alot of potential it's a nice little gun.Just wish I'd have bought 2(oh well,have to wait for the next sale)
Bought my Rough Rider with 6 7/8 inch barrel when I got home from 'over there' in '05. It stays in range bag. Mine has Millett adjustable white outline rear and Williams Firesight up front. It'll shoot the cheapos fine but if you put Thunderbolt or Federal Gold Target in it you'll go right to where you aim. I've shot the plates with mine. Didn't realize at time it was supposed to come with Magnum cylinder but am considering. It had barely been used and still looks good. Remington Golden Bullet works good too.
I'll have to get one on here. Keep the cylinder cleaned on your Heritage so extraction is good. Replacement front sight was better than original. Got it direct from Heritage Manufacturing for $16 total. Elsewhere you will pay more. Looks like orange beacon in late afternoon light. I am considering a 4" with fixed sights for additional shooter.
Thanks sidroski. As I said in earlier post-it's always in range bag. Gonna try to get out this week with it for maybe a box or two. And I, of course, agree msredneck...nothing like a Ruger. Wish I had my Dads' Single-Six. I've been considering Ruger's Blackhawk in .357/9mm(three guns in one).