Make: Sturm, Ruger & Co.
Model: New Model Single Six Convertible
Serial Number: 261-69242
Year of Manufacture: 1987
Caliber: .22 Short, Long and Long Rifle, and With The Second Cylinder - .22 Magnum
Action Type: Single Action
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “Before Using Gun Read Warnings In Instruction Manual Available From / Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc., Southport, Conn. U.S.A.”. The left side of the receiver is marked “Ruger .22 Cal. / New Model Single-Six”. The right side of the receiver is marked “261-69242”. The cylinder is marked “242” on the front face.
Barrel Length: 6 ½”
Sights / Optics: This revolver is mounted with a square notched flat topped rear sight adjustable for windage and elevation and a serrated ramp front sight whose base is screwed to the barrel.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are stag, and fit the grip frame well. They are very nice looking, so please see our photographs. The grips rate in about Excellent condition.
Type of Finish: Stainless Steel
Finish Originality: All Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This revolvers retains about 98% of its metal finish. The remainder shows minor handling marks and a drag line on the cylinder. The grip frame screw is sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this revolver rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: This revolver has a tight lockup. The action functions correctly. We did not fire this revolver.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This revolver comes with two grip frames, an original factory grip frame and grips, and another set that is currently installed, and a second stainless cylinder. The grips are brown wood with Ruger silver and black medallions. The grips and grip frame are in Excellent condition, with the grip screw slightly disfigured. The cylinder is marked “.22 Win. Magnum” in 2 places, and the front face is etched with what appears to be “242”. The cylinder has a slight drag mark and minor handling marks.
Our Assessment: This is a very pretty single action rimfire revolver. The stag grips really look sharp!. The Ruger single action revolvers have the most reliable action of any revolver made, so what’s not to like? With its adjustable sights and long barrel you can target shoot or just plink away. The .22 Magnum cylinder also makes this revolver great for hunting small game.
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This single action revolver can be transferred in California and can be transferred to a California resident as a private party transaction (PPT) at our shop in Simi Valley. This does not apply to out of state buyers.
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