Saw it on display at one of the local sporting good stores and my wife could tell I was wanting it something fierce. If I get a good price on my corn this year I'll probably get one. This is a Ruger Firearms enthusiast's forum, but it is in no way affiliated with, nor does it represent Sturm Ruger & Company Inc. of Southport, CT. … I have a Toklat and it is a great format for a woods self defense / bear / moose gun. This is a Ruger Firearms enthusiast's forum, but it is in no way affiliated with, nor does it represent Sturm Ruger & Company Inc. of Southport, CT. … My wife has a 500 and a 460 still, but I'm more than happy being able to actually carry my SRH Toklats. Haven't been able to handle one though but I wanted to know if anyone has used one and/or had good/bad results. Ruger Model 77 are great rifles for their intended purposes. That is what was happening after I tried putting new springs in; it just was a bear to get apart and even harder to get back together. I had the 5" 460 and, to be honest, the recoil with the 460 was actually more tolerable than my Ruger 454 Bisley Super Blackhawk, but the muzzle blast and concussion of the 460 was just plain extreme. I've only shot the 454 so I would have to go with it ... Get the one that you really want. Still own two Toklats, and no long own an X-Frame. Come join the discussion about optics, hunting, gunsmithing, styles, reviews, accessories, classifieds, and more! The paperwork said "adjusted and polished trigger guard fit, test fired and polished." I think I'd choose the Toklat. Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is one of the nation's leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms for the commercial sporting market. JavaScript is disabled. A mile hike with the 460 and I was done. Some years ago, I gave up "settling" for a gun that I could "live with". I get calls weekly asking for me to rebarrel a Ruger model 77. Beautiful guns, these Lipseys! Actually I have three since I also carry a Ruger KLCR given that it's so light and compact as an additional backup. Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is one of the nation's leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms for the commercial sporting market. I only got 3 shots through it. One of the most accurate rifles I ever owned was a m-77 in 220 Swift. and I'll have to give it a go ASAP. Post subject: Ruger Super Redhawk "toklat" 5" slab sided barrel SS in .454. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far. I sent it back to the factory, they made some adjustments, and sent it back to me. Both have 5 inch barrels and you can shoot 454 in both. It's only a .327, but that shouldn't happen. Single-Sixer: Joined: Wed Nov 27, 2013 7:06 pm Posts: 143 Location: Alaska, N. Idaho My son picked up a RSR 454, toklat, which is only supposed to be a limited 500 run for Alaskans. Greetings all and Merry Christmas, i am hoping some with experience can help me out. Picked one up last week in a 454 casull. I shoot Linebaugh .45 Colt loads in mine, but those 250 grain bullets at 1000 FPS are nice too. But then I saw a short review of the Ruger Toklat, a special distributor exclusive model Super Redhawk with a shorter, slab-side barrel. Come join the discussion about optics, hunting, gunsmithing, styles, reviews, accessories, classifieds, and more! What is the BC gap and does it vary as you rotate the cylinder? With products made in America, Ruger offers consumers almost 800 variations of more than 40 product lines. The ice won't hurt it and your going to disassemble and clean it anyway. One of my favorite gun shops had one on the shelf in 454 Casull/45 Colt chambering and I took it home. As I fire the weapon, the trigger gets harder to pull until the cylinder will no longer rotate and the trigger cannot be pulled. Even the hammer cannot be manually pulled back. I love my Toklat! Ruger Super Redhawk LBR - Double Action Problem. That's how I feel roadtoad. Similar problems are unknown with the Super Redhawk. I also make sure I have enough very high QUALITY guns around to choose from, I'm worth it and whomever I am with is worth it as well ~ plus am a certified revolver nutcase. I'll try it out tomorrow, if the Pittsburgh weather permits. A forum community dedicated to Ruger firearm owners and enthusiasts. If I make a purchase, it's for something that I plan to keep and truly enjoy. Come join the discussion about optics, hunting, gunsmithing, styles, reviews, accessories, classifieds, and more! A forum community dedicated to Ruger firearm owners and enthusiasts. JavaScript is disabled. Most of the S&Ws sleep in the safe, just my Ruger Toklat (which replaced my Stag handled 629-1 as the cannon), GP100, and a SP101 DAO stay out and about along with an airweight J. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. The muzzle of your 5.5" Ruger Redhawk will stick out the end of the holster a bit, not a big deal but kind of annoying for a $90 holster. If it takes me another month or three to gather the money? So be it. Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is one of the nation's leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms for the commercial sporting market. Come join the discussion about optics, hunting, gunsmithing, styles, … I took it out just now with the laser bore sighter and got it close at 25-30 yds. Ruger Super Redhawk LBR - Double Action Problem - www.ShootForum.com, If heavy grizzly bear area, heck I carry 2 guns. I no longer have confidence in it and now it will serve as a $1,000 paperweight. And the Bisley .454 Casull is the apotheosis. Description: The Ruger Super Redhawk Toklat is now available here in Alaska, it features a target crowned five inch slab sided barrel with "Toklat" roll markings and comes fitted with standard red insert front sight and white outline square notch rear and a set of express sights, a V-notch rear and a gold bead front. So as the title says I'm interested in the Ruger Toklat. - Theodore Roosevelt. This is a Ruger Firearms enthusiast's forum, but it is in no way affiliated with, nor does it represent Sturm Ruger & Company Inc. of Southport, CT. … With products made in America, Ruger offers consumers almost 800 variations of more than 40 product lines. I was about to get one a month ago and stumbled onto a FA 83 in 454. Galco is high quality but $90 is overpriced for what your getting in … About 100 rounds after they returned the gun, the same thing happened again. I took it home and cleaned it again and could not replicate the problem but I sent it back to Ruger anyway. I own a Super Redhawk Toklat 454 Casull that I have sent back to the factory twice now for the same issue and I’m curious if anyone else has had the same issue. I want to mount one with a rmr. Oddly, I have other Galco holsters for other revolvers and I don't have this problem. Both are gone, now, due to ongoing arthritis in my hands, but if I really found myself a situation where I needed a big bore for SD, I'd probably be looking at the Toklat or another SBH. I cleaned up all the excess oil, etc. ... Ruger Forum. This gun was used as bear defense for brown and black bear and I planned to use it to hunt this year. What are the grips on it. I have two revolvers that I can and do carry while hunting/hiking/camping out here in NW MT. Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is one of the nation's leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms for the commercial sporting market. Thanks The face was then slightly turned for needed clearance and now expect (per the semi-custom manufacturer) alot more use from it (a long long time is what they said) but for me would never use it as a 1 gun battery for big bear defense in serious bear country, will still use it for fun with lighter/extremely accurate loads but still sometimes potent ones, plus use it for testing loads or hunting deer plus lots of target use. For more than 70 years, Ruger has been a model of corporate and community responsibility. Second Media Corp., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. 2.5M posts. For more than 70 years, Ruger has been a model of corporate and community responsibility. Ruger super redhawk alaskan toklat.454 casull 5″ (talo) FEATURES-5″ satin stainless steel barrel-1:24″ RH twist-6 grooves-Unfluted cylinder-Black Hogue Tamer Monogrip-Ramp front sight-Adjustable rear sight-6-round capacity Other Features: 1:24″ rh twist triple locking cylinder extended frame hard plastic case incl’d. Chest Holster for Ruger Toklat 10-17-2016, 12:59. ***This picture is a representation of this item or a of … The Ruger Super Redhawk Alaskan sacrifices 300 feet per second with its 2 + 1 / 2-inch barrel. With products made in America, Ruger offers consumers almost 800 variations of more than 40 product lines. I own a Super Redhawk Toklat 454 Casull that I have sent back to the factory twice now for the same issue and I’m curious if anyone else has had the same issue. I am looking at a chest holster for my Ruger SRH Toklat. For more than 70 years, Ruger has been a model of corporate and community responsibility. With the money you save you could buy a lot of ammo. With the money you save you could buy a lot of ammo. The callers generally say they can not find any gunsmiths to rebarrel their M-77 Ruger. As I fire the weapon, the trigger gets harder to pull until the cylinder will no longer rotate and the trigger cannot be pulled. My 6" has been perfect, so far. There's just something about a single action Blackhawk's looks that can't be beat. Could they be to tight and interfering with the hammer spring? Would have to have another in .480 Ruger, soon I hope! The SBH was at least somewhat doable s a carry gun. The gun was regularly cleaned and had less than 500 rounds through it when this happened. That is exactly what I had to send my 5" GP100 back for. With products made in America, Ruger offers consumers almost 800 variations of more than 40 product lines. Will see if a Ruger GP100 hand and cylinder stop … The beauty of Toklat is that you can shoot any level from mild .45 Colt, Ruger only .45 Colt, to full bore Casull. Join Community Top Contributors this Month View All Within reason, of course. Model 5517, Ruger Catalog Number KSRH-5454. Posted: Thu Nov 28, 2013 4:19 pm . Really took its toll on me. I think I'd choose the Toklat. Sounds like when it gets hot something is expanding to the point of losing all clearance. The contents of the Alaska Outdoors Supersite forums are viewable by anyone, and may be read by clicking the forum headings below. A forum community dedicated to Ruger firearm owners and enthusiasts. As for carry, that monster X frame was a total beast to carry, even in the expensive shoulder rig I bought that S&W offers for it. Terry has some excellent questions. Don't miss the 460, but do miss the SBH. Anyone have a similar issue? If it does it again toss it in a cooler of ice, then see if it loosens up. I have a Ruger Super Redhawk Alaskan in .454 Casull and a Ruger Redhawk 4.2" in .45 Colt. Ruger Forum Since 2006 A forum community dedicated to Ruger firearm owners and enthusiasts. This is a Ruger Firearms enthusiast's forum, but it is in no way affiliated with, nor does it represent Sturm Ruger & Company Inc. of Southport, CT. … I understand a strict budget for an only/first firearm. I can't justify buying both guns. In August 2009, Greg Brush, from Soldotna, Alaska, was walking his dog when an Alaskan brown bear charged him. That's sad, send it back to Ruger, don't let it be a paperweight. It's coming home today. Last thought is that handgun defense against big things that can hurt you is really a last resort, the good use of the brain Given us is first line of defense, next is the long gun. It really comes down to your wants and needs. For more than 70 years, Ruger has been a model of corporate and community responsibility. Lol, Second Media Corp., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. I really like that gun as well but am still interested in the Toklat. ruger super redhawk 5" barrel toklat 454/45 description: limited run lipse'ys exclusive ruger super redhawk "toklat" in 454 casull /45 colt all stainless steel with hogue rubber grips double action revolver with a 5" barrel. So I guess I'll have to be happy with the Toklat and worse case could always trade for one. I'm happy with my Toklet, but I can't help feeling I'd be happier with the Smith. I will just take my time. Have owned both. I have several single action 45 colts including a Blackhawk TALO and I love the Blackhawk. I don't buy into the stereotypes and believe that with proper practice the Casull is managable. This is a Ruger Firearms enthusiast's forum, but it is in no way affiliated with, nor does it represent Sturm Ruger & Company Inc. of Southport, CT. FAQ Last visit was: Mon Jan 25, 2021 2:29 pm RugerForum.com • View topic - Problem with Super Redhawk Action...Help! Or bring it to a gunsmith. 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