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I sent this out last Tuesday......got it back TODAY....quite the surprise.....

This RUGER 44 is the BIG BROTHER to the 357 MIKE SAWMILLER engraved for me several month ago....both are serial number 148...kinda KOOL....

Here are a few pics....I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.....got to get it boxed and off to the gunsmith for a salt bath....RR.

















this is the 357 he did several months ago....
 

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Hey there Radicalrod;

Absolutely superb. It's beautiful, gorgeous, outstanding, fantastic, fabulous and ............... oh ohhhhhhhh, the next page is missing from my dictionary but you get what I mean, right?

You have one very beautifully done Ruger there my friend. Very nicely done indeed.

Bud


I sent this out last Tuesday......got it back TODAY....quite the surprise.....

This RUGER 44 is the BIG BROTHER to the 357 MIKE SAWMILLER engraved for me several month ago....both are serial number 148...kinda KOOL....

Here are a few pics....I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.....got to get it boxed and off to the gunsmith for a salt bath....RR.



 

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Well, the engraver just does engraving and he likes to work in the "WHITE" so he charges between $500 and $750 depending on your wants.....

I also have a gunsmith that preps the gun for me and then does the bluing / reassembly ......I know my limits :D :D :D

So I have that added expense......it is not inexpensive but also not overly expensive either for a "WORK OF ART"....RR
 

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YES he can add shading and that does increase the work and cost.....I like the simple look.....

I agree that the top of the back strap didn't turn out the way I would have liked but it is what it is.......

This is how the other gun I had him do looks.....I like it much better.....sorry this is the only pic I could find.....RR.

 
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