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Ruger Alaskan

About Ruger Alaskan

The model Alaskan is a short-barrel, big-bore revolver which is quite well constructed. It was designed with a well balanced features that makes this revolver very reliable. The Alaskan was introduced in 2005. This revolver has a brushed stainless finish and a grip is designed to reduce the recoil.

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About Ruger Alaskan

The model Alaskan is a short-barrel, big-bore revolver which is quite well constructed. It was designed with a well balanced features that makes this revolver very reliable. The Alaskan was introduced in 2005. This revolver has a brushed stainless finish and a grip is designed to reduce the recoil.

This revolver features an exposed hammer that is facilitating single-action operation. The Alaskan is available in various versions that can be chambered with the .454 Casull, .45 Colt, .480 Ruger and mainly the .44 Magnum or .44 Special. This model is intended for use as a self defense option against, potentially dangerous animals such as grizzly bear, wild boar or cougar, however the Alaskan can be used also as a potential self defense gun. Result of the development of the firearm designers is the revolver which is popular among plenty of shooters. Design and materials were quite well chosen due to the demands of shooters. It can be used for the military, law enforcement or civilian use as well. Maximum capacity of this model is 6 rounds. What seems to be the best amount for this model as the designers judged each option.

Barrel length of this gun is 2.50 inches and overall length is 7.63 inches. Weight of the gun is 1162 g. When considering the suitability of this model for concealed carry it is highly subjective and difficult to generalized. However, this model can meet demands of those who are funs of concealed carry as well as those who are able to carry openly. Cartridge, trigger guard, sights and grips are really well designed. The Alaskan model is a double action operated revolver which incorporates many features and is similar to the previous models of the Super Redhawk line of double action revolvers. Barrel length version of this model is comparable to the pre-LCRx revolvers. This model has more powerful ammunition with the greater stopping power.

Ruger Alaskan facts

Ruger summary

Type: revolver

Caliber: .480 Ruger

Weight: 1162 g

Length: 7,63 in

Barrel length: 2,50 in

Cylinder capacity: 6 rounds

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