Introduced in 1956, Sturm, Ruger & Co., brought to life the .44 Rem. Mag through its storied “Flat Top” revolver, the Blackhawk. Read along as Field Editor Wiley Clapp chronicles 50 years of the Blackhawk along with field testing of special 50th anniversary edition of the New Model Blackhawk.
When re-introduced in 2005, after a short production pause, the new Vaquero marked a return to the smaller and lighter single-actions Bill Ruger built in the ’50s and ’60s. Many shooters prefer them for their speedier handling, and the latest gun has an improved action and finish.
Blackhawk is targeting new gun owners with its "Your Right 2 Protect" outreach program that provides education and technique tips.
In this review, we take a look at some the refinishing and laser engraving options from Ford's Custom Gun Refinishing and Laser Engraving based in Crystal River, Fla.
For serious sixgunning, there's nothing like Ruger's most shootable sixgun. Here are a few of the company's Bisley models.