New Ruger .357/.22 revolver

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New Ruger .357/.22 revolver

Post by ruger22 » Fri Jan 01, 2016 5:36 pm

I'd bet Bullseye will appreciate the engineering that went into this thing.

http://www.realguns.com/articles/785.htm
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Re: New Ruger .357/.22 revolver

Post by Bullseye » Fri Jan 01, 2016 8:18 pm

Interesting concept, pushing a release button to remove the barrel and flip it over to change calibers. Indexing is accomplished by internal mechanics of which barrel is inserted into the top position, which also means that the cylinder has to rotate a long way, twice as far, with each pull of the trigger over a conventional revolver. I'm sure some folks will find this set up useful but I cannot see swapping barrels in the field as a practical way to hunt with the two calibers; of course I could be wrong about this theory.

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Re: New Ruger .357/.22 revolver

Post by ruger22 » Sat Jan 02, 2016 5:26 pm

The Magdalunium and Osmium Plus should make a really tough gun......They must be why it weighs 17 pounds?
*Two Bearcat stainless, w/ EWK ejector housings & Wolff springs
*SP-101 .22LR, w/ Wolff springs
*SP-101 .357 snub w/ Wolff springs
*10/22 Deluxe Sporter, unmodded!
*Two NAA Guardian 32

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Re: New Ruger .357/.22 revolver

Post by Bullseye » Sat Jan 02, 2016 9:08 pm

OK, I have to admit I really didn't look too close at that one when you first posted it. With some of the latest concepts to hit the market, I haven't been all that surprised by some of the wacky ideas that actually made it to production. Your second post made me look a bit closer and I see that I fell for the hoax. In the back of my mind I was going, "Why would anyone want something like that to hunt with?" That alone should have made me look a lot closer at the link. Good one!

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Re: New Ruger .357/.22 revolver

Post by greener » Sun Jan 10, 2016 7:51 am

I got through this one and was wondering what kept you from shooting .357 down to the .22 barrel until the name's John Galt and Benny Hill sunk in. Great find.

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Re: New Ruger .357/.22 revolver

Post by ruger22 » Mon Jan 11, 2016 12:54 pm

Not my find. It was on another forum, and thought a few here would enjoy it. What made it so good is that it doesn't sink in right away. I didn't think realguns did this king of thing, either.
*Two Bearcat stainless, w/ EWK ejector housings & Wolff springs
*SP-101 .22LR, w/ Wolff springs
*SP-101 .357 snub w/ Wolff springs
*10/22 Deluxe Sporter, unmodded!
*Two NAA Guardian 32

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