Original Vaquero upgrades

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by TINCANBANDIT, Dec 29, 2015.

  1. TINCANBANDIT

    TINCANBANDIT Active Member

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    Over the last year I have performed some cosmetic and functional upgrades to my two original Vaqueros

    The first one was mostly cosmetic, although I did find and fix a factory defect. I added new grips from Ajax, a crescent shaped ejector, then nitre blued the pins and screws
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    blog post
    http://tincanbandit.blogspot.com/2014/09/ruger-vaquero-upgrades.html

    The next one came with a factory birds head grip frame, but I wanted to put the brass one I got with my old model Blackhawk. So I fitted it to the gun, made a set of custom grips (and a dagger to match) performed some internal polishing, added trigger/hammer shims and nitre blued the pins and screws

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    blog post

    http://tincanbandit.blogspot.com/2015/12/ruger-vaquero-upgrades-el-segundo.html
     
  2. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Lifetime Supporter

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    Turned out awesome sir...well done !!
     

  3. Tommycourt

    Tommycourt Tommycourt

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    I have to commend you on your quality of work. It is absolutely outstanding!!

    Tommy
     
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