Ruger 44 Carbine

Discussion in 'Rifles' started by glockman55, Dec 1, 2020.

  1. glockman55

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    Picked up a neat little Rifle, Ruger 44 mag, carbine. Haven't seen one of these in years.. Functions DSCN1727.JPG DSCN1728.JPG flawlessly..
     
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  2. AlR

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    those were sweet lil rifles,
     

  3. ErieH2O

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    Lucky you. What a great rifle, always wanted one. Wish Ruger would bring them back.
     
  4. bowhunter426

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    Great gun. Those things have killed a lot of deer.
     
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  5. Gamekeeper

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    Get ready to stomp some whitetails!
    I have had 1 since they were brought to market.The only drawback is unloading.
    Make sure you work the bolt aggressively.
     
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  6. Chessieman

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    Watch the age, the newer ones can handle the heavier grain. Had one but my slug gun could shoot more accurate for the range I shot. Sold mine after I went to the .450, I do not need another gun that would not be used. I still have a lot of shells for this if somebody that lives around me is looking to buy a variety of shells with the sighting laser.
     
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  7. Tilden Hunter

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    Neat rifle. I've never owned one, but as I understand it stay away from lead bullets. Supposedly the lead bullets foul up the gas system.
     
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  8. Gamekeeper

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    I always used 240gr Winchester jhp's.
    Accurate, consistent, deadly.
    We cleaned it once a season. Wipe down with oil, store it.
    I think every male in my clan shot their first couple deer with it.
     
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  9. AmericanRepeater

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    Fun rifle. Nice to carry and nice to shoot. Plus, quickly becoming a sought after collector item.
     
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  10. Gamekeeper

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    Ours is a tubular magazine Didn't Ruger upgrade later models to the rotary mag?
     
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  11. DirtySteve

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    Yes. I thought they still sold the rotary mag version. Always wanted one for some reason but never bought it.


    Edit: looks like tye rotary clip was called the deerfield carbine. Stopped making them about 14 yrs ago.
     
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  12. glockman55

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    They make the 77/44 bolt action Carbine with a 4 shot Rotary mag..
     
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  13. teamprowler

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    Ruger 77/44. We shoot Leverevolution 225 FTX. That is a deer whacking machine! Nice, light, good in permanent boxes for old guys. Pretty comfortable out to 100 yards. Could use an upgrade to the old Weaver scope, but...not sure why?


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  14. CrankyThunder

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    I have had mine for quite a number of years, lotsa bucks taken with it.

    If it starts malfunctioning or jamming, there is a gas port that needs to be cleaned that is only accessible when the stock is removed. I have shot thousands of rounds through mine, a nice compliment to my ruger redhawk revolver 44mag.

    Nice and light, easy on the shoulder, need to know the ballistics if your reaching out past 120 yards. good shot will bring em down every time.

    Regards,
    Crankster
     
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  15. wmmichael20

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    I've got the lever action version the 96/44 IMG_20140527_112431581.jpg
     
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