What is a Ruger Blackhawk Bisley?

The Ruger Bisley is a six-shot, single-action revolver built by Sturm, Ruger & Co. with production starting in 1984. The Bisley name originates from a famous shooting range in Bisley, England.

How much does a Ruger Blackhawk 44 Magnum cost?

Powerful, Single-Action Performance

Model: 0802
Caliber: 44 Rem Mag
Capacity: 6
Barrel Length: 7.50″
MSRP: $1019.00

What is a Bisley grip?

The Bisley was designed to make for a different grip, a target-type grip for use in target competition such as the old Bisley shooting matches. In simple terms, the primary difference between the SAA and Bisley grip frame is in the fit and handling.

What makes a Ruger a Bisley?

The Ruger Bisley grip design allows for less movement of the grip in hand when firing hot loads. Unlike a SAA grip style, which curls up in your hand when firing hot loads, the Bisley transfers the recoil into the palm of the hand, a more comfortable experience when shooting hot loads.

Does Ruger still make Bisley revolvers?

Ruger Bisley revolvers have been in production for several decades and still sell quite well.

What year is my Blackhawk?

It is not necessarily the very first serial number shipped, but it can be used to determine the approximate year your Ruger firearm was shipped….

Blackhawk Revolver (manufactured from 1955 to 1973) Caliber: 357 Magnum
Beginning Serial Number: Years of Production:
30-00001 1969
30-24975 1970
30-81253 1971

What makes a revolver a Bisley?

The Bisley was originally designed as a target revolver. It featured a long grip frame for its target grips and a wide target hammer with a low profile. The revolver made its debut at the 1894 British Commonwealth Championship Match in Bisley, England. More than 40,000 Colt Bisleys were made between 1894 and 1915.

How powerful is a 44 Magnum?

With one of its most powerful loads, the . 44 Magnum will drive a 304-grain bullet to 1325 fps generating 1188 foot-pounds of energy, at only 36,000 psi.

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