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Old 07-03-2013, 04:14 PM   #11
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The top strap is thicker in Super Blackhawks. Also the unfluted cylinder.
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Old 07-03-2013, 09:05 PM   #12
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Again, I will disagree with you. I just measured the topstraps of two of my Super Blackhawks, and two of my .45 Colt Blackhawks. The results:

Gun Thick. Width

Super Blackhawk

80-36XXX .252" .609"
87-36XXX .253" .620"


Blackawks

47-82XXX .251" .622"
47-10XXX .258" .604"


As to the fluted cylinder, note that the 5 1/2" Super Blackhawk has the fluted cylinder.


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Old 07-04-2013, 12:06 AM   #13
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I have a Super Blackhawk in 357 mag with a 9mm conversion cylinder. You're right, I do find the sights a bit too wide, but I've gotten used to them. All I can say is mine is a great gun. good luck
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I have a Super Blackhawk in 357 mag with a 9mm conversion cylinder. You're right, I do find the sights a bit too wide, but I've gotten used to them. All I can say is mine is a great gun. good luck
No- You don't have a Super Blackhawk in 357 -------------
You DO have a nice convertible Blackhawk tho
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I have a Super Blackhawk w/10.5" barrel. I've tried several grips over the years, but always put the stock ones back on again.
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I have a Super Blackhawk w/10.5" barrel. I've tried several grips over the years, but always put the stock ones back on again.
Have you tried Cary Chapman's grips? They are a work of art and in some of the handsomest woods.

These are mesquite form CaryC:



Walnut, by CaryC:





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Does Mr. Chapman have a web site,,, those very nice grips, the grain is beautiful.
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No- You don't have a Super Blackhawk in 357 -------------
You DO have a nice convertible Blackhawk tho
You are right on both accounts. Sorry for the mistake.
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Does Mr. Chapman have a web site,,, those very nice grips, the grain is beautiful.

Cary's site is:

http://www.clccustomgrips.com/



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Thank you sir,,,
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