Ruger Redhawk Model .45 Colt & ACP 4.25” Revolver DA/SA MFD 2015

SOLD FOR: $1,100

WOA#:  WY240306MK017

Make: Ruger

Model: Redhawk

Serial Number: 503-83045

Year of Manufacture: 2015

Caliber: .45 Colt – .45 Auto

Action Type:  DA/SA, 6 Shot Swing-Out Fluted Cylinder

Markings:  The right side of the frame is marked “RUGER Redhawk” with the Ruger Logo.  The right side of the ejector rod shroud is marked “45 AUTO – 45 COLT”.  The bottom of the ejector shroud is marked “READ INSTRUCTION MANUAL / NEWPORT, NH USA”.  The bottom of the grip is marked “503-83045”.

Barrel Length: 4.25”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a serrated blade with orange insert dovetailed to the barrel. The rear sight is a fully adjustable notch sight pinned to the top strap with a white outline of the notch.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The grips are two piece Goncalo Alves with a S&W medallion in both grips.  The grips are in Excellent condition with some light handling marks.  The checkering is crisp and the peaks are sharp.

Type of Finish: Stainless Steel

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition:  The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no visible erosion in the bore.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

Overall Condition:  This handgun retains about 99% of its finish. The turn line is very thin and intermittent on the cylinder.  There are some light hard to notice scratches on the frame. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this handgun rates in about Excellent condition with minimal operation wear.

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

Box, Paperwork & Accessories:  This revolver comes with its factory case, lock and keys, purchase receipt, owner’s manual, and gun sleeve.

Our Assessment:   The Ruger Redhawk chambered in .45 Colt and .45 Auto is a versatile and robust double-action revolver that stands out for its exceptional build quality and adaptability. Introduced by Ruger, this model expands the Redhawk’s reputation for strength and reliability by allowing it to handle both .45 Colt and .45 Auto cartridges, thanks to its dual-caliber cylinder.

This revolver features a durable stainless steel construction, providing excellent corrosion resistance and longevity. The Redhawk’s design includes a 4.2-inch barrel, which strikes a balance between accuracy and portability, making it suitable for a variety of shooting activities, from target practice to hunting. The Hogue hardwood grips enhance control and comfort, especially when firing powerful loads, while the triple-locking cylinder mechanism ensures a secure and precise lockup for each shot.

The Redhawk’s adjustable rear sight and ramp front sight allow for accurate aiming, and the overall design reflects Ruger’s commitment to reliability and performance. The inclusion of moon clips for the .45 Auto rounds simplifies loading and unloading, adding to the revolver’s practicality and ease of use.

Owning a Ruger Redhawk in .45 Colt and .45 Auto is like having two powerful handguns in one. Its versatility, combined with Ruger’s legendary durability, makes it a prized possession for collectors and a reliable companion for shooters who demand flexibility and performance. This revolver embodies the rugged, no-nonsense approach that Ruger firearms are known for, ensuring it can handle a wide range of shooting scenarios with ease and confidence.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Ruger Redhawk Model .45 Colt & ACP 4.25” Revolver DA/SA MFD 2015
Ruger Redhawk Model .45 Colt & ACP 4.25” Revolver DA/SA MFD 2015