SOLD FOR: $1150
Make: Sturm, Ruger & Co.
Serial Number: 501-82264
Year of Manufacture: 1986 (Ruger Serial Number Lookup)
Caliber: .44 Remington Magnum
Action Type: Swing Out Cylinder DA/SA Double-Action Revolver
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked with a Ruger warning over “—STURM, RUGER & CO., INC. SOUTHPORT, CONN, U.S.A.—” and a Ruger proof mark. The right side of the barrel is marked “.44 MAGNUM CAL.” The right side of the frame is marked “RUGER® Redhawk®,“®”, and a Ruger phoenix logo. The underside of the grip frame is marked with the serial number “501-82264”. The back of the cylinder is marked “S”.
Barrel Length: 7 1/2″ with serrated barrel rib
Sights/Optics: The front sight is a blade with orange insert dovetailed into the barrel rib. The rear sight is a black square-notch leaf with white outline in a base pinned to the topstrap and is adjustable for elevation and windage.
Stock Configuration and Condition: The grips are two-piece smooth wood panels with inset Ruger phoenix logo medallions. There is light use-wear, but otherwise the grips are free of any notable wear or damage. There are no chips or cracks. Overall, the grips rate in Fine condition.
Type of Finish: Blued
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion, but there is some stubborn leading near the forcing cone.
Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 96% of its metal finish. The barrel has light holster wear on the left side, there are light nicks along the edge of the barrel rib, there are light nicks on the edges of the topstrap, and the cylinder has a turn line through the finish as well as intermittent minor nicks. Pins are unmarred, and all markings are clear. Overall, this revolver rates in Fine condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The cylinder locks up with almost no play with the trigger depressed. The single action is crisp, and the double action is smooth. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork, and Accessories: This revolver will ship with a serial-matching brown cardboard box and a product matching black and yellow Ruger cardboard box. The brown box has moderate wear with staining from dirt, some large creases, torn edges, some tape residue, and overall rates in Good-to-Very Good condition. The product box is largely free of notable wear or damage, though the end label is peeling a bit. Overall, it rates in Fine-plus condition.