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Ruger Security-Six



Overview


Ruger Security-Six

Right side view of Ruger Security-Six in .357 Magnum with 4 inch barrel.

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Origin
United States
Type
Revolver
Entered service
1972
Status
Limited service
Development
1966 - 1968
Developer
United States - Sturm, Ruger & Co.
Production
1972 - 1988
Producer
United States - Sturm, Ruger & Co.
Number produced
Over 1.5 million
Designations
Police Service-Six

Details


Ruger Speed-Six

Right side view of Ruger Speed-Six chambered in 9x19mm Parabellum with 2.75 inch barrel.
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Variants of the Ruger Security-Six

Security-Six
Full size revolver with adjustable sights. Fixed sight models were available, but were soon renamed Service-Six.
Service-Six
Full size revolver similar to Security-Six, but with fixed sights. Aimed at the law enforcement market, also named Police Service-Six for that reason.
Speed-Six
Variant of the Security-Six with fixed sights and more rounded pistol grip. Intended for use by plainclothes police officers. Available in various barrel lengths, including 3 inch.
Facts Security-Six
General
Origin
United States
Type
Revolver
Caliber
Caliber
.357 Magnum
.38 Special
Magazine
6 round cylinder
Barrel length
152 mm in the 6-inch model
102 mm in the 4-inch model
70 mm in the 2.75-inch model
Operation
Action
Double action revolver
Rate of fire
Semi-automatic
Dimensions
Weight
0.95 kg empty for 4-inch model
Sights
Type
Iron sights, adjustable

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