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This little guy is circa 1956.
.22 caliber flattop 'flatgate' Single-Six.
This is the model that put Bill Ruger's single-action business on the map.
The gun shown here is a 'variant 4', from the final series flatgates.
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Nice one Don, we have always liked them single action .22's, my wifes "favorites"...here is one of HERS that is the "first' variation, wish we could say "first year" but they only made 49 guns in 1953........



 

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Nice gun Don,

Here is my version of a Hollywood Flatgate. Someone put a High Polish to it so I added a polished gripframe. Serial # 34210. it kind of looks like an RSSE without all the scratches on it.

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Dan,
Bill Ruger not withstanding, I still think a high-polish finish makes a handgun shoot better! :lol:
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xtm,

The holster and the bandoleer are both vintage George Lawrence. The holster and the gun were purchased together by the original owner. I added the bandoleer...

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The holster and the bandoleer are both vintage George Lawrence. The holster and the gun were purchased together by the original owner. I added the bandoleer...

giz
And the Brick of Ammo B-)
 
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Dan M....

You guys like to joke about us folks stuck in upper New England. But a man has to carry plenty of ammo in the woods up here....We have a wicked bad ferral rabbit problem goin' on... :mrgreen:



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Here's a flatgate I have....and it's light weight brother. Sorry the picture isn't any better....I need to work on my pictures.

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Nice-looking guns, Elwood! :ymapplause:
I've never seen a 'tri-color' in person...sure would like to, though.
Thanks for a neat view.
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Wow, nice six-guns & to think I had a flatgate & let it slip through my hands........ Frank
 

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Don, if you're gonna get one of them 'LW's and least get one thats 'low ' numbered and in the box.................





I got this for my wife last year at the Maumee Valley gun show...trade for it :x
 

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Dan,
What a great score that trade was for you...er...your wife.
Wonderful example in wonderful shape!
:ymparty:
Don
 
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