Ruger Model 44 Carbine DeerStalker .44 Rem Mag 16″ Semi-Auto Hunting Rifle

SOLD FOR: $1225

WOA#: WY220930WL005

Make: Ruger

Model: Model 44 (DeerStalker) Ruger Carbine

Serial Number: 71055

Year of Manufacture: 1961-1985

Caliber: 44 Remington Magnum

Action Type: Semi-Automatic, Gas-operated, rotating bolt

Markings:  Left side of the receiver is marked, “RUGER CARBINE MAGNUM CAL 71055”.  The top of the barrel is marked, “ STURM RUGER & CO SOUTHPORT, CONN., U.S.A.”.  The scope is marked, “2x-7x COMPACT MADE IN U.S.A.”.  The left side of the scope is marked, “Burris”.

Barrel Length: 16″ threaded with knurled thread protector

Sights / Optics:  There are no iron sights on this rifle.  There is a Burris 2x-7x Compact scope mounted to two picatinnies atop the receiver and barrel.  The sight picture is clear.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is walnut with metal buttplate, traditional pistol grip, and sling swivels on the bottom of the buttstock and on the barrel band.  There are scattered scratches and impression marks throughout the wood surface but no nicks or cracks.  The bluing on the buttplate is worn at the heel and toe. There are several screws on the left side of the receiver that have covered the “.44” in the name as well as the “U” in MAGNUM”.  The stock is in Good condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: 4-round tubular internal magazine

Type of Finish: Blued

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is semi-bright and the rifling is sharp. There is minimal to no erosion in the bore.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 90% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows wear on the barrel near the muzzle as well as some thinning around the trigger guard. The screw heads are sharp and pins are unmarred. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Very Good condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: N/A

Our Assessment: The Ruger Model 44 is a semi-automatic rifle that was produced bySturm Ruger company. It is chambered in .44 Remington Magnum, a powerful cartridge that is often used for hunting and self-defense. The rifle is tube fed using a 4-round tubular magazine located within the stock.  The Ruger Model 44 was designed to be a reliable and accurate firearm that is well-suited for hunting deer at closer ranges within dense woods as well as target shooting. It is known for its durability and ease of use, and it was popular with both recreational shooters and hunters.  Early models of this rifle were given the model name Deerstalker but after a lawsuit were forced to change the name to Ruger Carbine.  This rifle was so popular that it inspired the creation of the Ruger 10/22 which has become one of the most popular lines of rifles to date.  Good Luck!

Ruger Model 44 Carbine DeerStalker .44 Rem Mag 16" Semi-Auto Hunting Rifle
Ruger Model 44 Carbine DeerStalker .44 Rem Mag 16″ Semi-Auto Hunting Rifle