I have a circa 1972 Old Model Blackhawk 45 Colt/ACP, 4 5/8", that my dad bought in 1973. Further evolution in the early 1970s gave us the transfer bar, and despite the core cadre of the “Pre ’73 For Me Club,” with their 1972 and earlier Blackhawk preferences, the New Model Blackhawks can be carried with all six chambers loaded, with a live round sitting forward of the hammer in the holster. Must be over 21 and a Montana resident who can legally buy guns in Montana. 351 Posts #3 • 4 mo ago. Indeed, very nice shooting. You know a gun is tough when it has its own category listed in the cartridge cookbooks known as “For Ruger Only” when looking up .45 Colt loads. Sometimes, and in some places, the tried-and-true single-action revolver, despite its lack of high-tech chic, can carry the day. I scrounged up a SBH hammer/trigger for mine somewhere along the line. With standard .357 loads, this isn’t a problem. had to go to with Green Dot lately. Which brings us to power. Versatile gun. BJ Norris, a member of the Wilson Combat shooting team, finished with a new... by Personal Defense World / There’s still a strong market for single actions, and Ruger undeniably dominates among those who demand a modern design that’s simple, safe, strong and robust. I have two Ruger .45Colt/.45 ACP revolvers, one 7 1/2", one 4 5/8" barrel. Colt brass and ammo have been really hard for me to source without feeling like I just got violated. Looks like you got a winner to me. This article was published in the 2016 issue of Gun Buyer’s Guide. They will not work in my Blackhawk. They were Ruger’s Blackhawk ($530) and the Cimarron Model P ($570). We'll see how they shoot. Thanks for the thought as I was about to load them up today. Yep, but if you’ve learned the gun, lived with the gun and “Zenned” yourself into becoming one with the gun, six rounds in a general-purpose, outdoor, single-action wheelgun can go a long way if you’ve got enough steam in all six boilers. Ruger New Model Blackhawk .357/9mm convertible. For more than 70 years, Ruger has been a model of corporate and community responsibility. Since those two Ruger “firsts,” I’ve worked my way through several Blackhawks, including one .357 Mag in the early 1980s that hunted with me a time or two. Most of my shooting has been in .45 Colt, the .45 ACP just for novelty. No slouch, the .45 Colt is perfectly capable of bringing home the bacon, but the original Colt design has its pressure limitations and can’t handle much hotter fodder. Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is one of the nation's leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms for the commercial sporting market. I can also shoot .45 Super in the ACP chamber, IIRC. Versatile gun. I took a look at a used Ruger New Model Blackhawk (what I believe is a "new model") in 45 Colt the other day with a 7 1/2" barrel - Ruger wood grips. And that’s still the deal with Ruger Blackhawks, steady sellers since Bill Ruger introduced them in original form in 1955. Thanks, Al. Looking around I saw Matt's Bullets offers a 270 gr full wadcutter. The .357 Mag’s recoil is the most tolerable among the magnum tribe above the .32s, and a hard-cast, 180-grain, lead solid can take down an elk or a boar, with good placement, without also taking out your wrist, as some of its bigger magnum brothers can. It certainly can for you. The new grips are a pleasure to shoot, and looks classy to boot. Guessing 900-950 fps. The transfer bar – which is raised into firing position as the trigger is pulled to the rear – transmits the energy of the hammer blow to the firing pin. There’s no safety to forget, no decocker to remember, either. You’ll know where it’ll break, and if it becomes your preferred farm, ranch or hunting sidekick, it’ll become second nature and an old friend. My friend, you have arrived in the land of happiness with a revolver. All were fueled by Unique. Bill Ruger’s 1955 brainchild is still truckin’ and still getting the job done today. Good job. If you only have one cylinder, the one in the gun, then closer examination should reveal what it is. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Today I bought a c. 1971, 7 1/2" Old Model 45 Convertible at the local pawn shop for $275 - feeling pretty happy about that; however, it only came with the ACP cylinder. Ruger Blackhawk Convertible 45 Colt / 45 ACP Stainless Single-Action Revolver $649.99; Notify Me When Available; Brand: Ruger; Item Number: 0472; Ruger New Model Blackhawk 30 Carbine Single-Action Revolver with 7.5 Inch Barrel $669.00 $599.99; Notify Me When Available; Just like the 50-year .357 models, except bigger holes. Years ago I had the blued Blackhawk .45 Convertible with the shortest barrel, 4 5/8". MontanaMarine, my next handgun is going to be a 4 5/8" Blackhawk in 45 Colt. Shooting low level .45 ACP rounds is like shooting 3.38 Special rounds in my .357, for both the relatively low cost and low power. Since you are also reloading, do you anticipate using the acp cylinder much? Learn the gun, learn the trigger, and it should create no surprises in field use. Current standard caliber listings include the .30 Carbine, 9mm, .357 Mag, .41 Mag, .44 Special, .44 Mag, .45 ACP and .45 Colt, in blue and stainless, with several barrel lengths and a choice of either a conventional hammer and grip frame or Bisley versions. Sell , Buy and Trade Yes, admittedly there’s a John Wayne that lies deep within many of us who grew up watching the Duke, with which there’s absolutely nothing wrong in itself, but single actions are also appreciated by the practical pistolero who understands what the operating system provides. Looks a good range trip to me. have come to like Unique, 9.2- 9,4 grains under a homecast 255 gr Keith style bullet in the 45 Colt. From the Bearcat to the Bisley, and all stops in between. All were fueled by Unique. Colt brass and ammo have been really hard for me to source without feeling like I just got violated. I have a circa 1972 Old Model Blackhawk 45 Colt/ACP, 4 5/8", that my dad bought in 1973. i have the same gun. I bought the convertible BH because I can shoot ACP for cheap plinking and Ruger Only Colt ammo for deer/hogs. Shoot me a text: fourOsix-202-OneOneThreeTwo I've got one of those convertibles. Price Reduced: Ruger New Model Blackhawk .45 Caliber Convertible. They work well. Whether it’s Ford or Chevy, Pepsi or Coke or T-Bone or New York Strip having options is what manufacturers in the American market have been offering consumer for decades. That wadcutter would probably make a wicked bunny basher. Ruger just makes great single-actions. Was sitting in a folding chair, with wrists resting over a knee. The single action also provides one single trigger pull. I reload, and have a lot more ACP brass than Colt brass. I reload everything, and can load the Colt to acp/original Colt velocity, or up to heavy loads. Some pretty fair shooting too. Another cool thing about the Ruger is that there is an available “convertible” model that comes with two cylinders. When I’m in the field, I feel uneasy unless I have at least a .44 Magnum close at hand. Traditional western-style, hand-filling grip has long been acknowledged as one of the most comfortable and natural pointing of any grip style. Not as fast to shoot, load, unload or reload, admittedly, but speed isn’t always the only criterion. Ruger Super Blackhawk Bisley .44 Mag.—Full Review Whether you’re talking grizzlies, gators or gangs, there’s a good chance you’ve got predators in your neck of the woods. Slow loading? I owned a 4 5/8" barreled Blackhawk conversion back in the eighties. Professor Thoreau, SASS 2611 6 Otherwise, from mild to wild, this Blackhawk can handle it, and it travelled along on a recent desert excursion quite handily. Shooting low level .45 ACP rounds is like shooting 3.38 Special rounds in my .357, for both the relatively low cost and low power. The New Model Blackhawk physically can’t fire when accidentally dropped in a way to impact the hammer because, unless the trigger’s pulled to the rear, raising the bar up between the hammer and firing pin, there’s no chance for an accidental drop to smack the hammer against the frame-mounted firing pin and liven (or deaden) up the occasion. The line remains very strong for the company in this modern era, and that’s because the basic design offers a solid combination of dependable quality and the ability to churn out some serious energy figures downrange where and when both are needed. Since then, I purchased another Ruger single action Blackhawk with more power – a .45 LC Stainless 5.5″ Flattop convertible, which shoots both .45 LC and .45 ACP with a cylinder swap. A properly set up, or even a merely broken in, single-action trigger can be a huge benefit to accurate shooting, and only requires its owner to learn one consistent trigger pull. I never knew they made them in the Flat Top? Ruger’s modern Blackhawks were designed from the ground up to trade two things for a customer’s hard-earned money: infinitely more rugged guts and a markedly higher tolerance to higher pressures. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. We tested them with two cowboy loads, by Black Hills and Ultramax; and with three .45 ACP loads, Cor-Bon’s hot 185-grain JHP, our handload with cast 200-grain SWCs, and with Hungarian MFS 230-grain ball. The trigger has a clean break at 4.25 pounds with the usual overtravel of the breed, and the gun’s heft in hand inspires a feeling of confidence. Copyright © 2000-2020 24hourcampfire.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved. I bought the convertible BH because I can shoot ACP for cheap plinking and Ruger Only Colt ammo for deer/hogs. That'd be a nice setup. Ruger's New Model Blackhawk is a reliable, accurate, single-action revolver born to deliver magnum thunder! Those adjustable sights can cover your field needs from lightweight, jacketed 125-grainers for self-defense and medium game around coyote sizes, on up to the heavy-for-caliber solid 180-grainers that I carry in the .357 for better penetration on bigger critters. By Professor Thoreau, SASS 2611, December 12 in SASS Wire Classifieds.45lc/.45acp; blackhawk convertible; 5.5 inch barrel; Reply to this topic; Start new topic; Recommended Posts. I'm going to come up with a dedicated load for the 45 Colt. Since then, I purchased another Ruger single action Blackhawk with more power – a .45 LC Stainless 5.5″ Flattop convertible, which shoots both .45 LC and .45 ACP with a cylinder swap. RELATED STORY: Pocket Powerhouse – The Ruger LCR Revolver in .327 Magnum. First and foremost, it forces a shooter to actually think about what’s going on. I was somewhat in a hurry though and the LGS has it listed as a "Ruger Blackhawk" so I am unsure as to whether it is "new" or "old" model. I need to take it out shooting, it has been a long time since I last fired it. changed out the grip frame to a bisley and my groups were cut in half, recoil becomes much more manageable with the bisley frame when using full heavier loads as well. I'll probably shoot more ACP through it than Colt. I found a set of custom oversized walnut grips that really helped with my huge hands. The 7 1/2" gun has nearly 20,000 rounds fired through it, the shorter gun maybe 15,000 or so. Both have Super Blackhawk grip frames and have been color case hardened by Doug Turnbull. Nice gun. Single actions can’t be accurate? Each represents a family; Fathers, Mothers, Sons, Daughters, Cousins, Uncles, Aunts... Our Citizens are our most valuable treasure; we waste far too many. August 8 - Ruger SR1911 Stainless .45 AP Auto 308, Ken Cotton,Wagner, SD #308 August 1 - Ruger Blackhawk .45 Colt Revolver, Steve Rise, Crooks, SD #62 July 25 - Browning 1911 Black Label - .380 ACP Auto Pistol - Kyle Eberts, Sioux Falls, SD, #500 I have both cylinders for it. Just like the 50-year.357 models, … Well first off if it's a convertible you will have two cylinders, or should. Just picked up a Ruger New Model Blackhawk .45 on the “medium” flat-top frame, as as used for the new Vaqueros. Range on all the paper was 25 yards. Low-velocity lead for practice, high-velocity gas-checked lead for deep penetration, and anything from light to heavy in jacketed bullets for everything in between. You will like the Missouri bullets. Practice is easier on your hands and wallets, accuracy with a proven load can be more than you’ll need for typical uses, and the round flies flat enough to cover a rattler at 5 feet or a deer at 50 yards. My experience with Ruger single actions dates back to 1975, when I bought my first Ruger .22 Single-Six for general woodsbumming, and my experience with Ruger .357 Mags began the following year with a Security-Six acquired to start a police career. Nice grips. Beyond any practical application they may have, a 45 ACP sixgun, whether it be a … Well first off if it's a convertible you will have two cylinders, or should. When “tactical” drives such a high percentage of the handgun market, sometimes the more pedestrian (aka “uncool”) utility hardware tends to be overlooked, which is both a shame and very short-sighted. Lots of lead stacked around there. The Jennings J-22 wouldn't penetrate a coffee can, with CCI Mini Mags. America needs to understand that our troops are not 'disposable'. Followers 0. Took the new Ruger out for it's first run today. Is there anything better than getting two for one? Beyond any practical application they may have, a 45 ACP sixgun, whether it be a … With products made in America, Ruger offers consumers almost 800 variations of more than 40 product lines. Was sitting in a folding chair, with wrists resting over a knee. These have the polymer coating. The classic Colt Peacemaker has been chambered in over 30 different calibers during its ongoing saga as the Grand Old Man Of Single-Action Six-Gunnery, and the horse-dropping .45 Colt has been the most popular from its official adoption by the U.S. Army in 1873. Im trying to locate a bisley convertable. Hitting a designated target is Job One, regardless of whether that’s a static paper bullseye at 25 yards or a charging grizzly at 10 feet. First introduced more than 60 years ago the Ruger Blackhawk is a six-shot single-action revolver with timeless and traditional western-styling. 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I can also shoot .45 Super in the ACP chamber, IIRC. If you’re asking about lead bullets, then you might want to go back to page 1 of this thread and look at my report of 4/1/17, “Ruger New Model Blackhawk Convertible – 45 Long Colt”. My BH is 39 oz, with an aluminum grip frame, but more steel on the frame/cylinder. The 19th century Colt design could occasionally shear right on through its hammer notches if the hammer slipped on cocking, or break its trigger tip, either of which could create more excitement than a mule on locoweed. When I’m in the field, I feel uneasy unless I have at least a .44 Magnum close at hand. The .45 Colt cylinder excels when hunting big game. One for 45 Colt and one for 45 Auto. The .357 is our oldest domestic magnum caliber, and as such it’s probably our most developed magnum caliber, with commercial loadings available from very lightweight bullets through midweights to some very potent heavyweights from just about every major ammo maker and one or two specialty high-performance companies. Save big on a new ruger blackhawk 45 colt. They were Ruger’s Blackhawk ($530) and the Cimarron Model P ($570). Therefore, I own several Ruger 45 Colt / 45 ACP convertible sixguns, and I have even had a number of my Colt 45 sixguns custom-fitted with an extra 45 ACP cylinder. Since I prefer the easy-carrying, easy-holstering, easy-sitting and easy-pointing shorter barrels, I tested the 4.62-inch-barreled New Model Blackhawk in traditional blue, with Ruger’s standard windage- and elevation-adjustable rear sight and a tall front blade. Revolver is used but LN with the box - actually appear "un-shot". I did not get the convertible but I have 130 45 Auto Rim brass I am going to load for light plinking. When you need ground-level handgun horsepower more than you need a 15-round magazine, the Blackhawk delivers. Shot cast 200gr SWC .452" from the ACP and Colt case, and shot some 230gr XTP from the ACP case. My test sample came with the checkered rubber grips of recent years, but changes from older versions included a more matte finish on the alloy grip frame, a steel ejector rod housing and a stainless steel hammer and trigger. HOWEVER,, a big detractor is the missing original parts. With a thumb-cocking six-shooter, it takes a deliberate action to thumb the hammer back and reacquire the target through the sights between each shot, and back in the days when we all carried revolvers of some sort, believe me, there was more of a tendency to remember you could not keep on making noise all day long without reloading. Try the RCBS 270 SAA slug and you will not use anything else. Took the new Ruger out for it's first run today. I reload, and have a lot more ACP brass than Colt brass. Sep 6, 2016, Stay in the know with the Personal Defense World newsletter, ATF Releases Notice on the Pistol Stabilizing Brace, Opens Door for SBRs, Cheaper Than Dirt Under Fire For Alleged Price Gouging, WATCH: Miami Concealed Carrier Charged After Shooting Attacker, Biden Calls Guns a ‘National Health Crisis’ — Here’s Why He’s Wrong, Gun News, Gun Reviews, and Self Defense Tips, You use of this website constitutes and manifests your acceptance of our. i haven't seen Unique in years. The Ruger Blackhawk also has a simpler mechanism with less to bend, break or bind than a double-action revolver, a stronger frame than most, and simpler ejection. Ruger Super Blackhawk Bisley .44 Mag.—Full Review Whether you’re talking grizzlies, gators or gangs, there’s a good chance you’ve got predators in your neck of the woods. The odds of even 1 percent of all “combat” sidearms sold each year ever being caught in the middle of a protracted shootout are astronomically slim, and there are other legitimate uses for a reliable and powerful sidearm. Shooting the Ruger Blackhawk 45 Convertible, Re: Shooting the Ruger Blackhawk 45 Convertible, "Supernatural divinities are the primitive's answer to why the sun goes down at night...". in the 4.6" bbl., only 36 oz, and all steel. We tested them with two cowboy loads, by Black Hills and Ultramax; and with three .45 ACP loads, Cor-Bon’s hot 185-grain JHP, our handload with cast 200-grain SWCs, and with Hungarian MFS 230-grain ball. With products made in America, Ruger offers consumers almost 800 variations of more than 40 product lines. And there’s the built-in versatility of being able to use .38 Specials for practice, plinking or personal defense where age or physical size may not be entirely compatible with the full-power bark of magnum loads. And look at Accurate#5 for your Acp loads.tried it and found a winner with 200 SWC's. None of my local dealers can get one since they are williams exclusives. The best price for ruger blackhawk 45 colt for sale online. When you know you’ve got over a dozen rounds on board, the urge to just “bang ‘em off” in a hurry can be strong, and we all know the old “You can’t miss fast enough to catch up” saying. Loaded some up over 9.0 gr Unique. I bought it used. Just picked up a Ruger New Model Blackhawk.45 on the “medium” flat-top frame, as as used for the new Vaqueros. Americans like having the freedom to choose. And, internally, there’s no key-lock mainspring strut, another recent change. Very nice shooting...for the .45 ACP cylinder to do that well at 25 yards...you have a winner. Therefore, I own several Ruger 45 Colt / 45 ACP convertible sixguns, and I have even had a number of my Colt 45 sixguns custom-fitted with an extra 45 ACP cylinder. 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