Project Blackhawk finally done

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Project Blackhawk finally done

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I posted about a year ago when I started playing around with a 3 screw frame I bought off of GB in a pile of parts guns. It was a bare frame. I put a new model grip frame on it but later found the correct one. I bought a cylinder (here maybe?) and got a 6.5” barrel off eBay. I actually bought two but the first one didn’t gap correctly against the cylinder and I’m not a trained machinist just a hobbiest so I didn’t want to deal with shoulder set back etc. I was capable of cutting the barrel off in a lathe.. after the test fire was successful, I sent it to my (real) gunsmith and he drilled and tapped the holes for the ejector tube and the front site. He drilled the front sight for a brass bead I got off eBay.. I did find a wide trigger and SB hammer in a pile of parts I bought in 2018 from Miga Gunparts. It’s a joy to shoot, really enjoying it. Oh, and I did a beadblast and matte finish (hot blue). The cylinder was left the way I got it in the original finish just for more character..
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Don't ya just love it when a plan comes together....
NICELY DONE...
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Very nice...
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Nice!
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Good job. I like that bead front sight.
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Everybody loves a good rescue. Great job.
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Re: Project Blackhawk finally done

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Thanks everyone for the words.. should make a fine truck gun..
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Re: Project Blackhawk finally done

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Nice job!
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Re: Project Blackhawk finally done

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Well that is a great job
Thank you for sharing it with us
Job very well done
God Bless,John
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Re: Project Blackhawk finally done

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I guess I missed this thread when it was first posted....nice work!
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Re: Project Blackhawk finally done

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Very nice. So now you have a 357 Mag mid frame old model with ribbed rear sight, 1962 to 1973 vintage style.
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Beautiful very jealous.
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Well Done!
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What a nice looking ol' revolver. You brought it back from a pile of parts. You done good!
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