Quote Originally Posted by oafpatroll View Post
Reviving this very sleepy thread rather than starting a new one.

I have a line on a 5.5 inch Mark 1 Target which from photos looks pretty good. Apart from the obvious things like bore condition, rust, smoothness of action etc. is there anything that I should look out for particularly if I get to finger bang it?
Rugers are built pretty solid. The conditiom of the bore is crucial. Other than that just look at overall condition, is everything still tight, can u see through the sights, get some snap caps and cycle a mag. But then there is nothing like meeting the seller at a range and test firing the firearm. Thats when u know