This one is MagnaPorted which changed the recoil and made it manageable.
This thing (Bisley grip) was a knuckle bruiser until I had it Magna Ported.
Holster on the left is a shoulder sling from Fox Ridge, holster on the left is from So. Africa, Knife by D'Alton Holder.
you had it magnaported? Are you a silly? LOL
The porting changed it to more of a push-back with less muzzle flip and a lot less torque to the right. It also saved it from the darkest recesses of the safe. The Ajax grips give me better purchase. I shoot anything that will fit in it now.
I'm also pondering a new front sight for it.
my stainless AMT long slide .45ACP Hardballer(1911 style gun) with the 7 inch barrel is mag ported.this gun shoots like my CZ75 as far as felt recoil is concerned.the recoil is pushed straight back rather than turned into muzzle flip.C9TOE,i say good job on the mag porting since it makes 'em more user friendly!
I have a 44 superblackhawk with 4 &5/8 barrel that kicks pretty good.
So good that the recoil unscrewed the barrel! Front and rear sights started looking off to me as i was shooting it.Just a fraction of a turn.
Ruger didn't believe it when my local gun dealer called.Now Ruger has it and are fixing it free of charge,but it takes at least 3 months to get a gun back from them.
Does it have a Bisley frame ?
spend the cash and have it Magna Ported!you will not be disappointed in the results but as far as warranty issues check it out before you do it.that is why i like ruger,i have a 10/22 that was built in the early 70's and the spring and op rod were worn out so i emailed Ruger about purchasing new ones.well,they emailed me back asking for a shipping address!they sent both parts to my door via UPS free of charge to me!who does these kinds of things now adays?RUGER!
I am not sure if it has a Bisley frame or not.The grip is the standard Ruger wood grip.
Ruger rebuilt my old Blackhawk 357. when my local gun dealer sent it to them,the spring inside had broke on the trigger.
Ruger replaced about everything,springs,firing pin,cylinder(yep cylinder)and no charge for any of it.
I will have to look into magna porting it,My Dan Wesson 44 was ported and was a great shooter.
Do you have the assortment of barrels on the Dan Wesson ?
no i had the 7 1/2 inch,but it was interchangeable
I've never shot a Dan Wesson that wasn't a great shooter (not that I'm one, but what the hell). Their method of barrel attachment works like a charm. I once had a .357 Pistol Pack with 4 vent heavy barrels. I had it for about a month, then sold it at the next gun show at which I had a table. I've often wondered if that was a deal I shouldn't have done, but at the time I was working hard to turn profit so as to keep both daughters in college.
I have a stainless steel Super Blackhawk with Hogue grips, and I love it. Mainly I shoot cowboy action ammo (.44 special). I just love to stroke that pussy cat.
do you compete?
Not a well thought out decision on my part... had a M1carbine at the time, and you know how we guys can talk or selfs into anything... Remember how we all got talked into jumping off roofs, and sticking fingers into light sockets, holding onto electric fences.. Dumb stuff ya do, the ruger in 30 was that same way...was gona shoot some steel javalinas, yeah ok... recoil wasnt so bad, but man that puppy was loud.. and with the rimless case of the 30 carbine, you had to have it sized just right or it would freeze up..
Out side of that i loved it.... laughing.. Hey..did i ever tell you guys i live next door to Ruger ranch, this was old Bills family ranch here in AZ he grew up on..The family sold off some of the high areas that cattle would get back into to a development company bout 10 years ago..They made view lots out of them, beautiful area, but suffering from the realestate market..
in the SA WMR it's louder than I thought
it would be but action is smooth out of the box
Brother had my targets, ammo, camera, and the three revolvers i had decided to take all together last night..and i woke to it raining... I was all butt hurt and whining earlier.... as opposed to my usual...whining and butt hurt...anyway im hoping we can all do the target pics that we were talking about yesterday.. and hope we can do that tomorrow...
So how did the new ones shoot... this is the one that got ya in dutch right...
I knew she wouldn't stay mad long
Oh... and Lucky and Hillwilliam.. Good job on not making a 2 into a 10.. The room was sorta getting ready to duck but you guys are gents as well as alpha males...pretty neat.. im always amazed we get along as well as we do.. see ya guys tomorrow..
Gona look up that Bianci (think they were the mfg) speed strip ebear found earlier..
Had a chance to meet the owner ..Think his name is John when i lived in Tucson, this was back in the early 80's and they were just taking off. Havent heard much about them of late, but thats cause i dont buy all the mags i usta.
ooze rat...that cop calling you to go shooting is either great or way creepy.. You should have got a "read" on him... If he's not really following mens figure skating, and you did't show him a pic of your wife then it could be a straight up good deal..
They are made by Bianchi, Greg. I have a couple. They work OK, not nearly as fast as a speedloader - any speedloader.
Funny i missed these being on the market... I remember back years ago BEFORE speedloaders, that cops carried something like this..then they disappeared because as you said there not as fast as speedloaders. But my thing is that when i carry the air weight the speed loaders are so bulky i skip em, or just drop one in a coat pocket.. This at least gives me an option that is much easier to carry..
Back when i was doing PPC, and also with the dept. before we changed over to Glocks i worked on my speed loader drill more than anything else.. You know this as a revolver shooter, but a lot have no idea how fast you can "throw" in a speedloader, and "wipe it off".. I was never in the same ball park as Jerry Meculick (sp) the S&W pro...but never the less i could change out a cylinder as fast as a magazine..
guessing your like me and you have speedloaders for all your revolvers (i like sks).. ive got them in J, K, L, no N's .. then ya figure out which ones work with Colts.. The L frame works with pythons for example..and i think the N is supposed to work with the 1917 45's from both Colt and Smith.. Bottom line is this strip will work for all ..so i can just drop one in my pocket, no more ok ive got the air weight so wheres the little J frame loader..
But then, he's putting a full moon clip into an S&W 625. That's always faster than a speedloader, even one of the push feed ones from Safariland.
You're right that the Speedstrips can just drop into your pocket, and don't print. They're a cylinder full too, which is a hell of a lot better than not carrying your speedloader because it's bulky. I often use one with 5 rounds in it for my S&W Model 49 Bodyguard, for the reasons I mentioned.
Jerry is beyond belief.. I tried the "clip" deal with 1917's and obviously helps but i never got it right...sorta like the safariland.. know a lot swear by them, the dept issued them pre Glock, but i was always more comfortable with the sks.. i orientate clockwise and just an easy thing to turn the knob that extra 1/4 turn then let the cylinder wipe off the loader.. What grips do you use on your 49 Bob..
Getting tired, but will check the answer tomorrow if im off..
Crimson Trace LaserGrips. I've gotten them adjusted so that out to 15 yards the bullets hit the dot. They're a great comfort to me, since my eyes are so bad any more that iron sights are the next thing to useless. I'm probably going to get a pair for my Model of 1937 also (.45 ACP), like the Model of 1917, but these were made for the Brazilian navy, and S&W used the same machinery. I love the gun. Shoots 230 gr Federal HydraShoks and CCI 230 gr. FMJ (aluminum case) to the same point of aim, so serious and practice ammo perform the same. Last time I shot it, I could hold a 3 to 3.5" group at 15 yards, with the factory iron sights. These iron sights are awful, because the front sight is a thin half moon blade that's really hard for me to pick up. That's why I want Lasergrips for it.
I've got to get some rest. I screwed up my insulin this morning, and I've had to check my blood sugar every hour since, and eat something, to keep from having another bad insulin reaction and going into insulin shock. It's been a shitty day, and not any easier for my wife, who's been checking on me all day, and been worried sick. Last time this happened, I had to be transported to the ER, and was in for hours and hours. And if I just hadn't screwed up, I'd have been fine, and would have accomplished the list of things I had lined up for today. As it's been today, I haven't been able to leave the house. Hopefully tomorrow will be a better day.
my inlaws live with me and he's diabetic so I know what you and your wife are going thru today.