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CTBoot

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When did Ruger switch from grooved to smooth triggers on new model SBH's?
 

flatgate

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Good Question! IIRC the early New Model Supers used smooth Blackhawk triggers but soon thereafter a grooved trigger was again utilized.

I'm sure one of the Members here will chime in with a proper answer for you.

I do NOT see a "classic" 7-1/2" Super with a "Dragoon" style grip frame listed on Ruger's web site, either.

flatgate
 
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Go to the new site.
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"Mouse over" the various catalog numbers and the picture changes to show the model in question

;)
 

SBH4628

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That is a good question,got my guns out to see. I have NM 83-80315 10 1/2'' grooved IHMSA (1980). OM #4628 grooved (1960).OM 80-55817 grooved (1972). NM SB-00153 smooth (2009). I never really did notice that. I would like to know myself. :?
 

RUFFBIRD

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flatgate":1415rb01 said:
I do NOT see a "classic" 7-1/2" Super with a "Dragoon" style grip frame listed on Ruger's web site, either.

flatgate

Time to get rid of that Mac.... :lol:

CTBoot,...sorry I can't answer your question!
 

flatgate

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Oops, I guess I didn't try very hard.....

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:D

flatgate
 

CTBoot

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Flatgate, you are correct about the early Supers. According to the RENE the first 13,000 or so S47N's had the smooth trigger. It appears that the grooved triggers were again used starting in late 1974 through at least 1977. When the smooth triggers came back after this is still unknown.

Tx CT
 

Aqualung

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My NMSuper had a grooved trigger and it was made in 1986. I swapped it for a smooth trigger.

I am not the original owner, however, so the trigger might have been swapped for the grooved one along the line somewhere.

Aqualung
 

weaselmeatgravy

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Here's one of the early smoothies in its natural habitat.

s_S47N_SN_81-00030.jpg


The smooth triggers were around a lot longer than the old model two-piece boxes. Here's a slightly higher gun with the normal early NM box.

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SBH4628

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weaselmeatgravy":e3k6itci said:
Here's one of the early smoothies in its natural habitat.

s_S47N_SN_81-00030.jpg


The smooth triggers were around a lot longer than the old model two-piece boxes. Here's a slightly higher gun with the normal early NM box.

32102325.jpg
OK Tell me...What kind of camera are you using? Them are some great pics. :D :D
 

Chris

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Beautiful looking new super...circa 1975 I believe, what kind of camera are you using
 

hutchman

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81-37132 has a grooved trigger and an OM cylinder. When did they run out of OM cylinders?
 

chet15

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hutchman":x2s7f4im said:
81-37132 has a grooved trigger and an OM cylinder. When did they run out of OM cylinders?

81-42284 is the highest I know of with OM cylinder.
81-41942 is the earliest I know of with NM cylinder.

Info from Red Eagle News Exchange "Reference of Ruger Firearms".
Chet15
 

flatgate

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Chet15, I just hate to quote the Ruger Reference every time someone asks a basic question since these guys need to pony up and get their own copies.... :D

flatgate
 

hutchman

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chet15":1k07pusw said:
hutchman":1k07pusw said:
81-37132 has a grooved trigger and an OM cylinder. When did they run out of OM cylinders?

81-42284 is the highest I know of with OM cylinder.
81-41942 is the earliest I know of with NM cylinder.

Info from Red Eagle News Exchange "Reference of Ruger Firearms".
Chet15

Guess I shoulda looked before I asked......... :oops:
 

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