Originally Posted by iloveguns
I got a Ruger Blackhawk .357 mag with the 4 5/8 barrel for xmas. This gun is in immaculate condition and as I was able to run the serial number it was made in 1969. Woo hooo. I can't wait to shoot it. My first single action revolver. Hope everyone had a great Christmas.
My old man had a Ruger in .44 magnum. Can't remember if it was the Blackhawk or the Super Blackhawk - So many years ago.
I remember enjoying the hell out of shooting that thing though. It was right about the time I got to see my first Clint Eastwood Dirty Harry movie and while I knew it wasn't the same weapon, it was still a ".44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world today..."
Ah, good memories of a much simpler time.
Enjoy your trip to the range - I am a bit jealous...