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I am not quite sure where this Single Six fits in? I traded into it today and here is the info on it. Frame is marked .22 cal. over Single-Six. No Inc. on Barrel, 1/16 inch serial number 3746XX. Both cylinders scratched with last 3 digits, alloy ejector rod housing, 6 1/2 inch barrel and XR3-Red grip frame. I came with non Ruger stag grip panels and is easy 98% revolver. I am thrilled to have it. Sort of curious where it fits . Because RENE lists it in a group Magnums per the serial number. In the type three paragraph. Any help and comments are appreciated.

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My RENE says it was made in 1963 Beginning S/N 351442, ending S/N 380391. BTW the serial number sequence is the same for 22 LR only models and some 22 Mag models.

This would be a type 3 RSSMX Single-Six Convertible with fixed sights and an XR3-RED grip frame. Ruger likes to keep us confused .... the 5 1/2" model is a RSS5 so you would think a 6 1/2" model would be a RSS6 .... but no, the 6 1/2" model is a RSSM, which is the same catalog number as a 6 1/2" 22 Magnum. A RSSMX is 22 Mag with a 22 LR cylinder .... the same as a 22 LR with a 22 Mag cylinder .... the difference being the Magnum model is roll marked "WIN .22 RF MAG. CAL" up through S/N 340086 and ".22 CAL" S/N 340087 thereafter.

BTW, a very nice find .... you don't see many guns in this condition 53 years after they were made.
 

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Thanks for the info, much appreciated. So a Ruger letter should list it as a RSSMX? Again thanks for the help.
 

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Thank you, the stags are the real thing. It could only be better if they were original Ruger's with the black eagle.
 
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