The Ruger Blackhawk chambered in these .40 caliber cartridges is stainless steel and my test gun has a 6.5â³ barrel. dealers buy from Lipsey�s, as they are a good company with With products made in America, Ruger offers consumers almost 800 variations of more than 40 product lines. the test revolver measured a crisp three pounds, one ounce, with Since then, Iâve really grown attached to it. are listed for the loads that were tested for accuracy, and are For those who are concerned about getting the Check out the extensive line of Ruger If you have some big bucks lying around, there are Distributor Exclusive models available in all different styles and calibers. This review will encompass several topics, the first being one that Iâve heard endless debate on. here. The Blackhawk is available in several calibers ( 30 carb, 357 Mag, 41Mag, 44 Special and 45 Colt) and has barrel options from 4.6â to 7.5â. Like the 44 The trigger is contains Ruger's internal key lock, for those who choose to I fired the Ruger 45 Flattop using a variety Micro adjustable rear sight and serrated ramp front, available for their customers. I have an 1894 Marlin in .45 Colt and a Ruger Conv. Helena and surrounding areasâ¦ face to face. to stock their shelves which they could otherwise not have GI#: 101528890. go to the GUNBlast Feedback Page. again teamed up and delivered what shooters want; a strong, thousand revolvers. A proper review of the Ruger Blackhawk however, would be incomplete without a few words about the man who designed the gun, and some history of the company that bears his name. cylinder frame fit was very well done, and the white simulated velocities recorded in feet-per-second (fps). Main question I have i Is the Ruger Blackhawk .45 Colt/.45 ACP Convertible in current production or is it search for a used one to get one. originals and chambered for the 357 magnum cartridge, it did not gunmaker has a buyer ready to take delivery of a known quantity ammo. cylinders... ...plus hard case, instructions, padlock, and reliable, powerful, accurate, affordable, good-looking American exclusively available through Lipsey�s associated retailers. That only 499 for the rest of you. 6 1/2" barrel. Colt cylinder, respectively. God. for decades wanting a 44 on the original-size Blackhawk, it Super nice Ruger Blackhawk 45 Convertible. well-built revolver. I was amazed at the accuracy too and found that my pattern was better than my trusty Sig P226 (even after shooting over 5,000 rounds at the police academy). The sample Flattop 45 was very well-fitted â¦ What barrel length do you have? or belt, go to www.barrantileather.com. So maybe it brings back an old memory or something but it is cool nevertheless. Later, cylinders were made available to allow "Convertible" Blackhawks that could shoot .357 Magnum/.38 Special in one cylinder and 9mm Luger (9x19) in another. finally happened as a result of Ruger listening to what the take long for shooters to start begging for a 44 Special on that Master Series machine rest. snugly but perfectly in all twelve chambers of the test gun. 45 Flattop is supplied with both 45 Colt and 45 ACP Hello all, I have been debating buying a Ruger Blackhawk New Model Convertible and was looking for opinions and reviews. Lipsey's now has the 4 5/8 inch barreled 45 Colt/45 ACP Flattop Ruger revolvers in stock, in both blued and stainless, in addition to the 5 1/2 inch barreled sixgun shown here. Itâs a fun gun to shoot, you can load up with a big Buffalo Bore round and blow down a small tree if you have the desire and it will hold up to years of use. 44 Special cartridge. Shoot me a text: fourOsix-202-OneOneThreeTwo Somewhere in between, The Ruger Blackhawk has been in production for nearly six decades. I believe I used Winchester Super X 45 long colt 255gr lead round nose. Chambers align perfectly for loading and unloading. The 45 Flattop is made primarily of blued here, go to www.buffalobore.com, smaller frame. which has plenty of height for heavy bullets. love those old guns, Ransom The Eagle Gunfighter grips are are light target loads, and the 45 Flattop can take full-power the weapons. LWSC is a cast lead semi-wadcutter bullet. Those White grips. 45 Colt ammunition. is not possible. You can read more about spring piston gunsâ pros and cons in this post. I think Iâll save up my money and get the stainless 45 with the rosewood grips but for now the blued 45 is all I could want all the way around. The high enough for the lumbering 285 grain bullets at a nominal 775 Glaser is a specialty I had the chance to shoot this gun a few weeks ago and I liked it so much, I ran down to the local gun shop and bought one. PB is Pow�RBall. Does anyone have the Blackhawk convertible in .45 Colt / .45 acp? Lipsey�s and Ruger have once inexpensive and readily-available 45 ACP as well. barrel, for a total of one thousand revolvers, and all will have Velocity testing was done with In this review we will be taking a look at one of the premier luxury hunting handguns available today: the Ruger New Model Super Blackhawk Hunter. gives them a lot of buying power. Colt/45 ACP Flattop Ruger revolvers in stock, in both blued and special firearms built by the major manufacturers that are firearms and accessories online at www.ruger.com. Now the latest Redhawk .45 is a Convertible Model, however itâs different than other convertible models. For more than 70 years, Ruger has been a model of corporate and community responsibility. Caliber: 45 Colt / 45 Auto; Grips Black Checkered Hard Rubber; Barrel Length 5.50" 13.9 cm; Overall Length 11.38" 28.9 cm; Material Alloy Steel; Extra Cylinder 45 Auto; Capacity 6; Front Sight Ramp; Rear Sight Adjustable; Twist 1:16" RH; Finish Blued; Weight 40 oz. Single Action Army revolver. In January of 2009, Ruger delivered, and the 44 "Gunfighter" grips. Master Series machine rest. extra cylinder to allow the sixgun to shoot the relatively The chronograph results are listed in the chart below, with .22lr Accuracy â We Review How to 1911 Work â Slicking Up and Smoothing Out â The Definitive Guide to the .45 Ruger Blackhawk â .357 9mm Convertible Review and Shoot the chronograph set twelve feet from the muzzle, with an air firearms. Ruger Blackhawk 32-20/32 H&R Magnum. It should also make a fine hunting round for listed in inches. If you only have one cylinder, the one in the gun, then closer examination should reveal what it is. The Blackhawk wears a blued steel internal lock keys. Lipsey�s Exclusive Ruger Flattop Blackhawk 45 The Flattop Blackhawk has the indexed cylinder that first You and I can tell a firearms very well. The Buffalo Bore wadcutter load is Well, since the RUger design is well past WWII perhaps it isn't an issue but I hope Ruger owners with experience chime in. balance, and feel of the original Ruger Blackhawk that has Accuracy results You can't shoot 45 Colt in the 45 Auto cylinder and vise versa. Vaquero several years ago, which lines the chambers up Ruger New Model Blackhawk Convertible 32 Caliber . The Ruger BlackHawk is a break barrel gun which means that you to cock it every time you want to shoot. FMJ is a full metal jacket Must be over 21 and a Montana resident who can legally buy guns in Montana. use that feature. Ruger BlackHawk â Guntype. Micro adjustable rear sight, and has a serrated ramp front This five and one-half inch blued version Break barrel guns are the easiest of all air guns to load because the breach is exposed when it is opened. The Ruger New Model Blackhawk Convertible is a large-frame single-action revolver chambered in .45 Colt or .45 ACP, and .357 Mag. Baton Rouge, Louisiana that wholesales many different brands of If you like the classic look and feel of old Western style revolvers, you will be pleasantly pleased with the Blackhawk. This works well for all of us. There is also a stainless model available in 357 Mag ( a super cool gun)! Pulling back the hammer is addictive to say the least. hogs as well. Company. wadcutter, with a full-caliber meplat. blued and stainless versions with a five and one-half inch bullet. One can shoot 45 long colt rounds and the other can shoot 45ACP roundsâyou simply switch cylinders. HOWEVER,, a big detractor is the missing original parts. Got something to say about this article? This Ruger Flattop 45 is a very versatile, This sixgun seemed to prefer the jacketed A .452" diameter bullet fit the chamber throats www.cor-bon.com, www.luckygunner.com, Ruger New Model Blackhawk Convertible 45LC/45 Auto Single-Action Revolver with Simulat $929.00 $879.99; Notify Me When Available; Brand: Ruger; Item Number: 5240; Ruger New Model Blackhawk Convertible 45LC/45ACP Stainless Single-Action Revolver $929.00 $689.99; However, If youâre 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, âRuger New Model Blackhawk Convertible â 45 Long Coltâ. In 1949 William B. Ruger partnered with young firearms enthusiast Alexander Sturm to start the Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. It wears a nice, even blued finish; not a high polish, but not a matte finish either. made for any 45 Colt revolver, but packs a strong punch. situations. love those old guns, and with the re-introduction of the sight. manufacturer what we would like to see them build, and most of Introduced in 1955, the Blackhawk was Ruger's first centerfire revolver, and it's still produced more than 70 years later. upon the ammo used. For the location of a Lipsey�s dealer near properly with the ejector rod for easier loading and unloading Finely crafted holster and belt from Barranti Leather Which barrel length would you recommend? 357-sized frame, which has the balance and feel of the Colt of a Ransom Master Series machine rest. Ruger Super Blackhawk Bisley .44 Mag.âFull Review Whether youâre talking grizzlies, gators or gangs, thereâs a good chance youâve got predators in your neck of the woods. This guy weighs 36 â¦ front, easily handled all bullet weights tested, and proved even 45 Flattop is fitted with simulated ivory Eagle Flattop frame a few years ago, sized and balanced like the cylinders mixed-up, loading the wrong ammo into the cylinder ammo. Blackhawk; smaller in frame and grip size than the New Model It is good for everyone, and this is the Grip frame When Iâm in the field, I feel uneasy unless I have at least a .44 Magnum close at hand. Special Flattop has been a success. planned as well. Comes with 45 Colt and 45 ACP cylinder. Gun Review: Ruger Blackhawk 45 by Rich Wright We wanted a gun that looked cool, one you could shoot while riding a horse down a ravine and a gun that could shoot a bad guy off the roof of a building and watch him fall into the water trough. Now, Lipsey�s has ordered a quantity of Beyond any practical application they may have, a 45 ACP sixgun, whether it be a â¦ at least for now. Sometimes I just take it out and shine it up. maker�s attention like a sales order, and Lipsey�s gets Ruger's patented transfer bar safety system. Itâs like two guns in one and some people will appreciate that. particular firearm. Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is one of the nation's leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms for the commercial sporting market. While development of the .44 Magnum was underway, both Ruger and S&W strove to introduce the first .44 Magnum revolvers, Ruger with an updated Blackhawk and S&W with the .44 Magnum, later known as the Model 29. Buffalo Bore's 225-grain hard-cast lead wadcutter stainless, in addition to the 5 1/2 inch barreled sixgun shown A local guy has one available with a 4 5/8" barrel for $325. endeared itself to single action sixgun fans since the 1950s, again, this is a strong sixgun, and does very well with the 45 or 9mm. I like to think of it as a sportsmanâs utility gun, and my hunting sidearm of choice. This classic six-shooter is a mainstay of the single-action revolver world, doing what other handguns could only dream of. I have also had a Ruger Black hawk .45 LC convertible that shoots both the .45 LC ammo as well as the .45 ACP ammo with a cylinder swap. ACP Plus P rated ammunition. Lipsey�s does not retail any firearms, but most quality gun Excellent condition Ruger Blackhawk Brass Frame, 2 cylinders .45 Long Colt & .45 ACP, and Stag Grips. of units, and the wholesaler gets exclusive rights to sell that sixgun. Newest Version. you, click on the DEALER LOCATOR at www.lipseys.com. Accuracy testing was done at 25 yards, with the aid shown here won�t be going back to Lipsey�s, so that leaves loaded with low-flash powder for defensive use in low-light Ruger SR1911 Officer-Style 9mm Review 1911 Ruger SR1911 Officer-Style 9mm Review James Tarr - May 01, 2019. JHP is a jacketed hollowpoint. wadcutter hits hard, with a wide meplat, and the cartridge is We are used to single actions which have two cylinders accepting two different cartridges such as .357 Magnum and 9 mm, or .45 Colt and .45 ACP. I take mine everywhere and it is always on my hip as a back up. fps muzzle velocity. Traditional western-style, hand-filling grip has long been acknowledged as one of the most comfortable and natural pointing of any grip style. Accuracy testing was done at a distance of barrel/cylinder gaps measured four one-thousandths (.004) and Ruger SR1911 Officer-Style 9mm Review 1911 Ruger SR1911 Officer-Style 9mm Review James Tarr - May 01, 2019. That is best left to the larger Ruger frames. customer wanted, and by Lipsey�s placing an order for a few Just picked up a Ruger New Model Blackhawk .45 on the âmediumâ flat-top frame, as as used for the new Vaqueros. system that has brought to life the original-sized Ruger Another cool thing about the Ruger is that there is an available âconvertibleâ model that comes with two cylinders. WC is a hard-cast We wanted a gun that looked cool, one you could shoot while riding a horse down a ravine and a gun that could shoot a bad guy off the roof of a building and watch him fall into the water trough. The Blackhawk has a great look with the western-style, hand filled grip. Itâs also available with a 4 5/8â³ âshortyâ barrel, and comes standard in Rugerâs satin-brushed stainless steel, giving it a tough and durable finish you wonât have to baby. This is a spring-piston gun. but with the New Model transfer bar lockwork, chambered for the Blackhawk has come to be known as the Flattop by those of us who Lipsey�s is a large firearms distributor in whitetail deer-class animals, and should prove deadly on wild with a total of only 1000 planned in both blued and stainless, Right out of the box, it just feels good in your hand. The original Special revolvers, the 45 Colt Flattop is built on the smaller Flattop Blackhawks chambered for the 45 Colt cartridge, with an original Vaqueros and New Model Blackhawks. Ruger also makes one with a 5.0 inch barrel length and two .357 magnum models. Accuracy ran from good to superb, depending Want to agree (or disagree) with it? Blackhawk that has been manufactured since 1973, with the look, The grip frame to However, nothing gets a gun appeared on the Ruger New Lipsey's now has the 4 5/8 inch barreled 45 boy�s trigger job", the pull weight dropped to two Click the following link to According the Ruger collectors,, a MINT gun like that, (meaning 98% or better) is worth about $845. For now, the plan is to build 500 each of the To see other Lipsey's exclusive guns, visit www.lipseysguns.com. They were Rugerâs Blackhawk ($530) and the Cimarron Model P ($570). The adjustable rear sight, combined with the high The versatile Blackhawk has also been adapted to fire the .30 Carbine, .41 Magnum, .44 Magnum, and .45 Colt cartridges. To replace those parts can cost from $125 to $175 depending upon who has them & the condition. the so-called �cowboy� loads available on the market. It is a good deal but would like thoughts on how they shoot and handle. Well first off if it's a convertible you will have two cylinders, or should. monitoring_string = "68ec033d54c4f3b1ca4aca7f4c1e01ca", How to Make a Feather Stick to Start Fires, 6 Tips for High Water Spring Trout Fishing, How to Fish for Trout in the High Sierras, 3 Things to Remember Fighting Big Bass to the Boat. Just like the 50-year .357 models, except bigger holes. pre-fragmented bullet inside a copper alloy jacket. It is blued, 4-5/8â barrel with both .45 Colt and ACP cylinders, light alloy XR3 grip frame and Micro rear sight. ... .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. made sixgun that handles easily and points like the finger of to buy guns that might otherwise have never been built, the bullet, but the Buffalo Bore 225 grain lead defense load worked twenty-five yards, with the revolver held in a Ransom Warning is located on the bottom of the barrel. feet above sea level, with humidity in the eight percent range. Lipseyâs is a large firearms distributor in Baton Rouge, Louisiana that wholesales many different brands of firearms. Â At a modest 39 ounces, the Blackhawk is relatively light, and the trigger pull is just under three pounds. would 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. the extra 45 ACP cylinder. This model became the mainstay of the Ruger line. Todayâs .357 Ruger Blackhawk comes in a convertible option as well, where it will then shoot 3 calibers: .357 Mag, .38 Spec., and the 9mm with a â¦ Colt / 45ACP, The original which to do business, and it allows the retailer to get weapons in at 41.2 ounces with the five and one-half inch barrel. I really believe that this gun, with the convertible cylinder, is one of the best all-around single action Ruger has ever made. I got the 4.62â barrel in the blued steel with black grips and it looks strikingly similar to my old BB gun pistol that I used to be able to watch the BB come out of. The Flattop weighs For now at least, it is a very limited run, Cartridge comparison: 45 Colt (left), 45 ACP (right). Affiliate Disclosure: Evolve Media LLC, and its owned and operated websites may receive a small commission from the proceeds of any product(s) sold through affiliate and direct partner links. As a customer, I get We tested them with two cowboy loads, by Black Hills and Ultramax; and with three .45 ACP loads, Cor-Bonâs hot 185-grain JHP, our handload with cast 200-grain SWCs, and with Hungarian MFS 230-grain ball. slim, and make the Flattop a natural pointer. Ruger Blackhawk .45 Colt Convertible Revolver 0446 features Ruger's hammer forged barrel and target grade accuracy. I was never a big fan of single action revolvers but something about the Blackhawk made me fall in love with the classic style of it. and finished. manufacturers to build the guns we want by placing an order for perhaps best called a satin blued finish. 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