Ruger Super Redhawk Alaskan 454 Casull / 45 Colt 2.5” Revolver DA/SA 2014

SOLD FOR: $1,809

WOA#:  WY240210TM042

Make: Ruger

Model: Super Redhawk

Serial Number: 530-35138

Year of Manufacture: 2014

Caliber: 454 Casull / 45 Colt

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

Markings:  The right side of the barrel is marked “RUGER / SUPER REDHAWK / ALASKAN / .454 CASULL CAL. & .45 COLT CAL.”.  The right side of the frame is marked “530-35138” with the Ruger Logo. The left side of the barrel is marked “READ INSTRUCTION MANUAL / STURM, RUGER & CO. INC. / SOUTHPORT. CONN. U.S.A.”.  The right side of the grip is marked with the Ruger Logo molded in the top of the grip. The cylinder is marked “.45 COLT CAL. / .454 CASULL CAL.”.

Barrel Length: 2.5”

Sights / Optics:  The front sight is a serrated blade pinned to the top rib.  The rear sight is an adjustable rectangular notch sight screwed to the top strap.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grip is rubber overmolded with cobblestone texture. There is no handling wear. The texturing is crisp. The grips are in Excellent condition.

Type of Finish: Satin Stainless

Finish Originality: Original

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

Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 99% of its metal finish. The turn line is crisp but faint. There is a faint scratch on the right side of the exterior of the barrel.  The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. There is no corrosion. Overall, this handgun rates in about Excellent condition.

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 gray Ruger hard case, cable lock, and original paperwork.  It also comes with a survival kit.  It comes in a yellow Pelican case and includes:  Ammo holder, compass, Starflash mirror, batteries and battery holder, butane lighter, 550 paracord, Gerber knife, whistle, leather holster and cutout for pistol, beacon light, 3 wetfire tablets, waterproof match holder w/ matches, cotton and extra strike pads, speed loader, 2 water purification bottles w/ tablets, 2 chemlights, flint strike and under the foam, emergency tent, 2 hand saws, fishing kit, and 2 emergency blankets.

Our Assessment:   The Ruger Super Redhawk Alaskan in .454 Casull/.45 Colt is a rugged and powerful revolver, tailored for those requiring a dependable firearm in wilderness settings, particularly for protection against large predators. Distinct from its larger Super Redhawk counterpart due to its shorter barrel, the Alaskan variant offers a more compact and portable design, making it well-suited for carry in dense and challenging terrains. Its capability to chamber the high-powered .454 Casull rounds ensures formidable stopping power, vital for defense in remote areas, while also offering the flexibility to shoot the less intense .45 Colt rounds for more routine use or practice.

Constructed to withstand the substantial recoil and pressures of the .454 Casull cartridge, the Super Redhawk Alaskan is built with a durable stainless steel frame. It features a robust, reinforced design complete with a triple-locking cylinder to ensure stability and precision. The cushioned grip is a thoughtful addition, aiding in recoil absorption and enhancing the shooter’s comfort and control. This combination of strength and ergonomics underscores the revolver’s reliability and safety in demanding situations.

Designed with practicality in mind, the Ruger Super Redhawk Alaskan’s shorter barrel, often around 2.5 inches, makes it an ideal companion for outdoor enthusiasts. Its fixed sights add to the revolver’s ruggedness, minimizing the risk of damage or snagging in rough conditions. These attributes make the Super Redhawk Alaskan not just a powerful defensive tool, but also a highly practical choice for those seeking a compact, hardy revolver for safety and security in the wilderness. Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – C.J.

Ruger Super Redhawk Alaskan 454 Casull / 45 Colt 2.5” Revolver DA/SA 2014
Ruger Super Redhawk Alaskan 454 Casull / 45 Colt 2.5” Revolver DA/SA 2014