Flat Top With XR3-RED Grip Frame

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Re: Flat Top With XR3-RED Grip Frame

Post by 4t5 » Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:09 am

That took all night, I'm truly a techno-dinosaur.

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Re: Flat Top With XR3-RED Grip Frame

Post by O M CRAZY » Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:38 am

Now you need to write Ruger and get a letter on it, that will verify what you have.

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Re: Flat Top With XR3-RED Grip Frame

Post by 4t5 » Sat Jan 11, 2020 2:44 pm

Was on their website today, didn't see a link to that. never mind found it.

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Re: Flat Top With XR3-RED Grip Frame

Post by flattop44 » Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:49 pm

That grayish colored grip frame looks good and correct. Should be shipped July 1962 or later.
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Re: Flat Top With XR3-RED Grip Frame

Post by Brass Frame » Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:21 am

Mine is # 28644, shipped June, 1962 and it also has the gray colored XR3-RED grip frame. BKH46. Brass Frame/Lee E

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Re: Flat Top With XR3-RED Grip Frame

Post by chet15 » Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:02 pm

With Brass Frame's number, there are now 22 in 6-1/2".
Chad

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Re: Flat Top With XR3-RED Grip Frame

Post by Mike722 » Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:29 am

Can't remember if you have my numbers of these..
29814 (red grip frame and non fluted super cylinder)
Shipped 10/62

29117. (Red grip frame, shipped 08/62)

And another, 29184, red grip frame

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Re: Flat Top With XR3-RED Grip Frame

Post by 4t5 » Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:45 am

Got my letter today , it's a model bkh-46, built in july 1962, shipped to the Sportsmen's Den in Bridgeport in September '62.

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Re: Flat Top With XR3-RED Grip Frame

Post by flattop44 » Wed Jan 29, 2020 3:54 pm

I believe that you have a winner!! Rare gun, great score.
Bill

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Re: Flat Top With XR3-RED Grip Frame

Post by chet15 » Tue Feb 04, 2020 5:06 pm

4t5, send me an email with your serial number and I'll add it to the list of known examples.
chrugers@aol.com
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