James Sullivan is not a well-known name in many gun circles. He was one of the driving forces behind the M16, Stoner 63 assault rifles and the Ultimax 100 light machinegun.
So I have recived a old model single six for Christmas from my grand father. But a few questions 1 what's the manufacture date or where can I find the info( my google foo is weak) serial # 81*** (2 what's it shoot just .22 lr ? Still don't know for sure if it was supposed to have a magnum cyl I guess I'll buy a thing of mag and see if they fit ? Ruger's website has a spot you can look up the serial number and also download the manual.
It just says 22 cal on it pics in a few It has a lot of holster wear on the edges but lock up is tight and timing is great not many rounds through it found a ruger factory chart gun was made early 58.
They have stated that all Mark IV pistols with the serial number starting with “401” should be returned to be fixed by them, at no cost to you.
This recall is said to include the following pistols: If you have purchased one of the above pistols built prior to June 1, 2017 with the serial number starting with “401” please seek out Ruger's corrective action, even if you have not experienced any issues with your pistol, to date.
Now you can enter the serial number of your firearm and be directed to the correct schematic for it as well as order parts through our partners Brownells, Inc. Additionally, you can see the approximate date of manufacture as well as being able to view/download an owners manual, choke tube information (where applicable and available) and product literature relevant to your firearm when we have the information available. For the search to work, please enter your serial number in all UPPERCASE letters and numbers with no spaces between the characters.