Originally Posted by Catman
That is called a finger groove sporter. Was it checkered? It also should have a plastic cap on the grip with the Ruger logo and a standard grooved butt plate. IIRC 1970 means it had a prefix in the serial number but no warning.
I think the prefix was 110 and it had the plastic cap on the grip like you described. I can't remember the butt plate but thought it had a logo on it also. Can't remember about the warning either. The stock was checkered.
Sure was a beauty though. Is it priced high at $450?