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Gordo323 10-22-2010 01:47 AM

Ruger Blackhawk
 
Finally got with the times and bought a “new model” Blackhawk to replace my old 3 screw model .357 mag., it has been a great gun, indestructible, my old man gave it to me when I was 25, guess it’s time to pass it on to my son who is that age now, hate giving up good guns but it’s a family tradition.
Can’t wait to shoot the new one, I also like the idea of not having to carry it with an empty cylinder!

CA357 10-22-2010 01:57 AM

Congrats and enjoy.

Neophyte1 10-22-2010 09:54 AM

Very nice:)

Missileman 10-22-2010 01:23 PM

Congrats! My Blackhawk Bisley model in 41 mag has the best trigger of any handgun I've ever had--great guns!

TSKnight 10-27-2010 11:27 PM

Love my Blackhawk! 357mag/9mm, 4 5/8"bbl
Have hunted with it for many years and never had an issue.

Enjoy!

Gordo323 10-28-2010 01:48 AM

Thanks all, still haven’t shot it yet as I got sent to Louisiana for work (great food there)!
Home now, so maybe this weekend.
Have held it a lot and the stock grips are a little small for me, any suggestions………?

TSKnight 10-28-2010 09:26 AM

I have a set of Pachmyer(sp) Presentation grips for mine. Makes it very manageable even with heavy loads.

Catfish 10-30-2010 06:56 PM

In my oppenion your son got the best gun. I love the old 3 screws. I have them in Bear Cat, Single Six, .357, 30 Carbine, 41 Mag, 44 mag, and 45 Colt. It took me alot of years to find these guns at a price I could afford and my wife and kids will get them WHEN I DIE. BUT, I`m sure your son love you more now.

Datam 10-30-2010 09:13 PM

They are great fun to shoot, and reliable as anything. I have one in .357 with a 9mm cylinder spare.

DrumJunkie 10-30-2010 09:25 PM

The best guns anyone can have in their collection are the ones passed down. I'm sure th enew owner will take great care and hopefully keep the tradition going. :)

As for your new one I"m sure you will like it. Those things are built like tanks and do their part when you do yours.


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