Ruger Blackhawk 41 Magnum

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LOVE this gun, so happy I snagged it. This is the final push that will get me into reloading. Hope it shoots as good as it looks and feels!

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Sweet
I will have more to say tomorrow
But love single action revolvers and
In particular Rugers
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Ruger Bisley’s are great beasts of the revolver world. I had one, sold it. Same song, second verse. Mine was an AccuSport .45 Colt, stainless. If I find another one I’ll snatch it up rat now!
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I have four Ruger Blackhawk Bisleys among the single action fleet
Two stainless 3.5 inch 45 Colt/45ACP Convertibles with non-fluted cylinders all around
And a 7.5 inch non-fluted "blue" engraved cylinder
And a Turnbull case hardened finished 4.62 inch which is the pick of the litter

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I have noticed so much love from knowledgeable shooters/reloaders for the .41 mag
With the potential for 1,000 ft lbs of energy, you best have a Bisley grip

The .45 Colt has a bit more energy potential , but dead is dead

These guns demand cast lead-alloy bullets in my opinion

I like reloading the heaviest possible cast bullets in mine with 2400
I realize that 110/296 or 300MP will get more juice, but 2400 is perfect for me and slow enough burning to wring-out that 7.5 inch barrel enough for my uses

Now is a bad time to get into reloading primer-wise and even powder-wise
But, it is a great time to learn about reloading and get a press, dies etc, and get the components as you can.

This shortage beats the last one by a wide margin
The bad kind of beating

Beautiful gun and cartridge choice @sisyphus
Get it tuned and have the cylinders uniformed and pass it along to the next generation in the fullness of time
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I'm thinking of adding a complimentary Henry brass receiver carbine in 41 magnum to go with this revolver. Love this gun! Shooting it on Monday with my oldest son.

Plan on buying my reloading gear this fall, so when supplies do become available again I'll be ready.
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"I'm thinking of adding a complimentary Henry brass receiver carbine in 41 magnum..."

I would
I do like the "Steel" series as well
Either way, a capital notion
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