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Old model Ruger Super Bearcat 22lr."SOLD"

Discussion in 'Handgun Classifieds' started by Gassyman, May 17, 2010.

  1. Gassyman

    Gassyman Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Selling a nice little old model Ruger Super Bearcat, 22lr. This is a nice little unconverted 90-95% gun. $375 or best reasonable offer. NO lowball offers, please. Washington residents only or ad $35 shipping FFL to FFL.
     
    Last edited: May 28, 2010
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    jhc5 Seattle, WA Member

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    What does the "super" designation mean? How is this model different from the current bearcat? Thanks !
     
  3. snew

    snew Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    :confused: google.com

    The Super Bearcat had a steel frame instead fo the alloy frame of the Bearcat.

    The new ones are just called Bearcats but are still steel and they all have the transfer bar safety.

    Now you know. :thumbup:
     
  4. Gassyman

    Gassyman Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    The "old model" Bearcats do not have the transfer bar safety and neither do the SuperBearcats, unless they have been returned to the factory to be "converted" to the transfer bar safety.
     
  5. Gassyman

    Gassyman Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    btt
     
  6. PinkhamR

    PinkhamR Altus, Oklahoma MSgt, USAF (Retired)-FFL Lifetime Supporter

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    Can you get a .22 Mag cylinder for this model???
     
  7. Gassyman

    Gassyman Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    I would say no, but there used to be a convertible model that was recalled by the factory.
     
  8. Gassyman

    Gassyman Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    btt
     
  9. Gunner3456

    Gunner3456 Salem Well-Known Member

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    IIRC the 22 mag bullet is a slightly larger diameter than the 22 lr, and the convertible guns such as the early rugers and the colt peacemakers and new frontiers had a .224 bore. IMHO that made them less accurate with 22lr ammo which IIRC are .222 bore.

    I have a convertible new frontier and I can't find a 22lr cartridge which is nearly as accurate in that gun as it is in a non-convertible version of the same I have.

    I now shoot only 22 mags in the convertible new frontier, and save the 22lr shooting for the 22lr guns.

    Your mileage may vary. Hope I didn't get this info all screwed up. :)
     
  10. rdb241

    rdb241 Puyallup Washington Gold Supporter Gold Supporter

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    My Dad has that version but I can't remember the model......
     
  11. Gassyman

    Gassyman Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    sale pending......
     
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