I can get a Rough Rider for $170.00 or I know of another place where I can get one for $140.00 both are new. I'm not sure what the one that is $140.00 comes with though. I will have to check it out.
Some models of the RR are made with an alloy frame, some are made with a steel frame. The steel frame costs a bit more and from what I've read holds up much better. The alloy frame is not available in all states. Also some models have adjustable sights, some don't. I considered buying one once and read a lot of user reviews. Most owners seemed happy enough with it for the price. My take was, as a weekend plinker it's a decent, fun gun for a small investment. It has a good safety, they're pretty accurate, and they're good trainers. But if you plan to shoot a lot, (or get hooked and start to shoot alot after you get the RR), you'd probably be happier with a better made revolver and the Ruger Single Six is a popular choice. The RR is not
a junk gun, plus you get the 22 Mag cylinder (although 22 Mag ammo is pretty expensive). I'd be guided by my intended use as there are many good 22LR pistols out there.