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Does anybody know if the hammer on the New Vaquero will "drop in" an Old Vaquero frame? I know there are differences in the frames, just don't know if those differences would make the swap impossible or not.
 

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I'll ask on a Ruger forum I frequent and see if I can get you an answer.
 

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I thought most revolver parts had to be hand fitted, which raised the prices of most designs.

Geoff
Who figures timing is everything. :lol:
 

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Okay, here's the first response I got:

It is not drop in. The hammer skirt will have to be ground down a bit to match the profile of the regular hammer. The same thing you have to do on a Bisley hammer, just less to remove. Also, the transfer bar is thicker on the New Vaquero so you will need to use the New Vaquero transfer bar or file some of the top step off to get enough firing pin protrusion.
 

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Thanks, Snake. That kind of work is above my pay grade. Now I have an excuse to go out and buy another gun! :lol:
 

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guntotin_fool said:
If its broke, trust Rugers CS to stand behind it and fix if fast.
Naw, it's not broke. I just like the more Colt like shape of the New Vaquero's hammer. Just a mater of aesthetics, really.
 
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