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Old August 2, 2005, 03:55 PM   #1
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first black powder purchase

hello all, i think i am going to purchase my first black powder revolver soon. im considering a ruger. i really like the sp101 and gp100, as well as the rest of their wheelgun line. this will be my first black powder and i have no experience with them. any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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Old August 2, 2005, 10:08 PM   #2
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Well if you like Ruger's SP101 and GP100, you're gonna like the Old Army too. In my opinion it's probably the best black powder revolver ever made.
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Old August 2, 2005, 11:56 PM   #3
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Agreed.

Ditto above.
The 5.5" barrel Old Army with Sim. Ivory grips in Stainless looks awful nice, to boot.
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Old August 3, 2005, 07:58 AM   #4
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I have the Old Army in both stainless & blue. Both are 7 1/2". If I were to get another, I'd go 5.5". But, that's not what you asked. You wanted advice about using a BP revolver. Gatofeo (Spanish for uglycat) has an excellent thread. Gatofeo thread. You'll learn everything you need to know about using a BP revolver at that link.
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Old August 4, 2005, 01:27 PM   #5
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thank you very much.
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