NRA Gun of the Week: Ruger Redhawk .45 Colt/.45 ACP Revolver

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posted on October 26, 2016

Since 1979, Sturm, Ruger & Co. has offered a DA/SA (double-action/single-action) large-frame revolver known as the Redhawk. It’s got a pretty dedicated following, we’d say. American Rifleman's Brian Sheetz talks more about this multi-cartridge Redhawk variant from Ruger in this week's NRA Gun of the Week video.

Technical Specifications:

Action: DA/SA revolver
Chambering: .45 Colt/.45 ACP
Barrel: stainless steel; 4.2”
Trigger Pull: double-action, 12 lbs. 5 ozs.; single-action, 6 lbs., 3 ozs.
Frame: stainless steel
Finish: satin
Sights: adjustable rear notch; ramp front with red insert
Capacity: six rounds
Weight: 44 ozs.
MSRP: $1,079

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