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Quick ?? for gun guys
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JoeK    Posted 12-02-2004 at 14:00:53       [Reply]  [No Email]
Is the Ruger.44 Carbine still in production and gestimate of prices new/used? Thanx


glen sw wi    Posted 12-02-2004 at 17:27:32       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Ruger still makes the 99/44 Deerfield carbine. It lists @ $675. It is now comes with a four round clip instead of the barrel mag.. I have used the 44 for deer hunting for many years and don't want to use any other gun. Can't beat it for working the brush country.


Mugway    Posted 12-02-2004 at 14:10:11       [Reply]  [No Email]
Do you mean the model 96?,if so I'm pretty sure it is,I do know Ruger has a catolog site,I just dont have the addy.


PAULINE METZ .    Posted 01-11-2006 at 18:45:24       [Reply]  [Send Email]
we would like a catalog for 2006.


Um...    Posted 12-02-2004 at 14:06:53       [Reply]  [No Email]
Which one?

'Carbine' is 'any short barreled rifle', usually in the 18 inch length range...

Marlin still makes the 1894 'Carbine' in either blue or stainless...

If you are talking about the Ruger semi-auto, then the answer is yes...


JoeK    Posted 12-02-2004 at 14:15:30       [Reply]  [No Email]
Thanx,My Bad,was thinking about the SA '99'.Had one yrs back along w/a Blackhawk and a Charter Bulldog? .44.Was building cal "sets" but never got the derringer or auto bought."Ouch" on the price,I was thinkin I paid around 300 back then.


Salmoneye    Posted 12-02-2004 at 14:19:59       [Reply]  [No Email]
Watch gunbroker.com for a used if you want to go that route...Just have to have it shipped to an FFL near you...Usually figure $25 for shipping and $25 for your local FFL to receive it...


JoeK    Posted 12-02-2004 at 14:25:03       [Reply]  [No Email]
Thanks for the info,just "lookin" at the moment.Need to restock,sold everything a few yrs back,cept my buddy,a lil vest pocket .22 semi auto.


Salmoneye    Posted 12-02-2004 at 14:44:54       [Reply]  [No Email]
A Jennings?



JoeK    Posted 12-02-2004 at 15:07:43       [Reply]  [No Email]
Nope,old Beretta Minx,I bought in a bar in Ohio in the early 70s for 50,guy had a dozen of em.I suspect they "fell off a truck"somewheres but the number comes up clean :)


Wow...    Posted 12-02-2004 at 15:43:03       [Reply]  [No Email]
Makes a Jennings look like...Well...The cheap crap that it is...

;-)

Salmoneye, The Jealous


JoeK    Posted 12-02-2004 at 16:33:09       [Reply]  [No Email]
I've always been fascinated by them lil autos and derringers,In .22&.25 I've had Jennings,Taurus,Sterling,and several others.In the .22s,the secret is to find a load they like.They are so critically dependent on recoil and pressure that they easily jam.I've had a couple literally given to me because of jamming,only to find that if clean,they're just fine w/Yellow Jackets or such but won't cycle more'n 2-3 times w/cheap ammo.In derringers I've had.22s,32,38s/357,22mag and a .41/.410 which IS a nasty handful.This Minx is a 22 short,nut much of a huntin gun :)


Salmoneye    Posted 12-02-2004 at 17:10:58       [Reply]  [No Email]
I know exactly what you are saying about the little .22's...They can be finicky...

I wanted one of the 'Alaskan Survival' American Derringer...I just looked it up for the first time ine more than a decade...I think I'll wait till the prices come down LMAO...


MODEL 4
M445-70ST .45-70 Both Barrels $585.00


Another link...    Posted 12-02-2004 at 14:14:19       [Reply]  [No Email]
I thought the MSRP on that page I linked was a tad high...Below is a link to a Gunbroker.com auction for alot less and comes NIB with a scope and rings...

There is alos a miss-identidified 'deerfield' for about $100 less...It is a Ruger also, but is not the semi-auto, but is a lever...

My Wife has a Marlin 1894 in blue that I just love...One sweet shooter...



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