Originally Posted by clr8ter
Another one for Ruger. If I am not mistaken, the older 3 screw Rugers can be upgraded to the modern safety system, no? This is done by them for free.
Ruger does ofer this service, and for free. BUT.......
If you want the transfer bar safety, buy a New Model Blackhawk. Those converted are turned into revolvers with stiff, gritty trigger pulls and clackety-clack actions. If you don't want, or are scared of a traditional single action, sell it or trade it. I've had one Super Blackhawk so converted and bought two already converted. They are all now back in their original condition.
Here is a converted three-screw .357 Magnum I bought several years ago:
The same gun, now a .44 Special and back to original configuration: