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Old August 15, 2012, 11:35 PM   #901
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I had the flu and was temprorarily delirious from the fever.

Besides, it's all J-Bars fault. Well, his and Brisco Kid's, and Rowdy Joe, and who ever else I can blame it on.

Did I mention I was delirious with fever??????
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Old August 18, 2012, 05:13 PM   #902
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Found this group while hunting for scope mount for my ROA. I'd like to sign up.

I sold this to my brother many years ago, but he's now not legally allowed to play with things that go bang. He gave it back to me, but it was in pieces and in pretty rough shape. I sent it to Ruger for refinishing and they lost it in their facility until I called and reminded them that they had it. I was expecting a $130 bill but instead UPS showed up at the door with my ROA looking like new.

I still haven't found the scope mount. Does anyone here know if a Blackhawk mount will work?
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Old August 18, 2012, 05:46 PM   #903
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I'm looking to replace the nipples on my Old Army as a couple of nipples allowed Rem #11's to slip and CCI #11's to need striking twice to set off.

I wanted to find some that still used the Ruger hex head and found some by Track of The Wolf that sell for $4 ea (SS) vs nearly $6 for others. He stated they were built with the exterior dimensions of the Ruger and interior dimensions of the Treso's.

I was told that Blomquist also makes replacement nipples that use the hex head wrench, but I've been unable to find any info. I sent him an e-mail. I hear he also has some hex head nipples that replace those on Pietta's as well, which would be perfect.

My LGS only sells CCI #11 magnums, and it's the only place close to me that sells 777 so I'd like for them to work with CCI's.

I went through a lot of trouble finding a 3/16 nut driver and would like to not need a new wrench too.

I've used up a lot of David's time with many questions and am a bit antsy and am nearly ready to finish the payment info, but I feel I ought to give Blomquist a fair shake. I'm not known for my patience though!

I would like to know from people that have used these what they thought about them. Uniformity? The fit of caps or lack of?

Anybody here familiar with either of these?
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Old August 18, 2012, 05:49 PM   #904
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esims: That's great that they were able to find your pistol and do a good job on it all on their dime!

Wish I could help with the scope ring question...
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Old August 18, 2012, 11:30 PM   #905
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I still haven't found the scope mount. Does anyone here know if a Blackhawk mount will work?

It's been a while since i D&T'd a Blackhawk, or even had one in my hands.
But i do believe that the top straps on both the BH and the ROA are the same.
With the exception of a 1972 ROA that has the Ruger flat top design.
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Old August 19, 2012, 09:18 AM   #906
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I own both a ROA and a Super Blackhawk, and a Weaver scope mount for the SBH. I just took some measurements and the SBH scope mount definitely will NOT work on a ROA. The ROA frame measures approx. 3.6 inches along the top strap and the SBH only measures 2.7 inches.
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Old August 21, 2012, 08:22 PM   #907
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01. ClemBert 02. Eights 03. kanook 04. kwhi43@kc.rr.com 05. mykeal
06. adaptandovercome 07. 461 08. junkman_01 09. lonewolf5347 10. rcflint
11. MCgunner 12.madcratebuilder 13. AbitNutz 14. eastbank 15. robert garner
16. philuk44 17. HUnter58 18. arcticap 19. BullRunBear 20. theotherwaldo
21. SC Slowhand 22. Prairie Dawg 23. wittzo 24. Tallbald 25. Smokin_Gun
26. OB One 27. jungle 28. plumbernater 29. daveinvegas 30. JanZ
31. George Mabry 32. Benmathes 33. Loosenock 34. higene 35. Rock Island
36. Erich 37. robhof 38. J-Bar 39. Nomad, 2nd 40. TAURUSBOB
41. martindl99 42. Vermonter 43. wasatch 44. fogg64 45. BConklin
46. Howdy Doody 47. bushrod2 48. rdstrain49 49. FirinFlatTop 50. rem1858
51. straight-shooter 52. edorfox 53. KevininPa 54. Ringo1234 55. pohill
56. The Don 57. jeepcoma 58. Dave Markowitz 59. Chazz 60. andrewstorm
61. Steel Wheels 62. Legionnaire 63. NineMilePete 64. 94RUGER 65. Acorn Mush
66. R.Ganister 67. Boom-stick 68. Buddy 69. Ghost Dog 70. BML
71. Cult of 1858 72. Jaymo 73. bigbore442001 74. Engineer Bill 75. azyogi
76. Dr. Leaky 77. Clermont 78. Indy4570 79. ozarkguy 80. Plastikosmd
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106. Jim, West PA 107. rodwha 108. Varmiter 109. Indian Outlaw 110. Patocazador
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Welcome GregP42 and esims!
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Old August 21, 2012, 10:53 PM   #908
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Allready a bonified member but got an addition.

This very clean '76 jist couldn't be passed for the price.

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Old August 22, 2012, 09:30 AM   #909
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Nice addition Jim....is the price top secret?
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Old August 22, 2012, 11:40 AM   #910
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No secret Clem. As far as i'm concerend,the price was ok. $300 OTD.
Not the rediculous prices i see these sellin for nowadays.
I'd o' rather given $250 tho.
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Old August 22, 2012, 04:24 PM   #911
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Sound like a pretty good deal to me!
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Old August 23, 2012, 07:35 PM   #912
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Took the Ruger children to the range to get some smoke time in:
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Old August 23, 2012, 08:49 PM   #913
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Looks like the kids play well together...always reflects well on the parents!!
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Old August 24, 2012, 05:28 AM   #914
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Good to be here! Pictures are worth thousands of words...so here goes ~
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Old August 24, 2012, 07:05 AM   #915
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WELCOME aboard Doak.
I really like the contrasts o' yer fixed sight.
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Old August 24, 2012, 12:44 PM   #916
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Thanks Jim, West PA! Ram lever on that smooth-top was a distorted casting. Replaced it w/stainless lever from "Midway". T'was what they had in stock. They carry alota ROA parts. Here's more evidence of my sickness.
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Old August 24, 2012, 12:52 PM   #917
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Hit the attach limit...here's more evidence.
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Old August 24, 2012, 04:28 PM   #918
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You must be a master machinist, as I've not seen that conversion anywhere and it looks factory, wow!!!
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Old August 24, 2012, 04:51 PM   #919
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I went to "midway" and didn't find any parts for the ROA.
Did you make the set-up for the primers? It must take a while to load.
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Old August 24, 2012, 07:16 PM   #920
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Just replied to the above posts and the system said I wasn't logged in. So this is a test to see if things work.
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Old August 24, 2012, 07:37 PM   #921
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OK...so here we go...
robhof & fogg64 ~
Sorry, fogg64, about the bad tip on parts at Midway! Last time I was there online (been a year) I bought several cylinder latch's, hammer struts, latch springs, pawl plunger springs, & cylinder pivot (base) pins. Nuts! Very disappointing! I think that's Wilson's Law. When you find a source for what you want, they discontinue it!

robhof, I'm old & I've almost learned some things. The best I can do is pretend to be a machinist:-D I made spec drawings for the whole mess, along w/text proceedures for all of it. Had to...too much to remember. I'll scan the drawings asap and post them and the texts if anyone is interested in making their own, or knows someone locally who can do the work. Wouldn't attempt it w/out a lathe & milling machine.

fogg64, yes, I confess...I made 'em. And there's no treatment for this sickness! Loading is a bit more time consuming. I made some tools that help speed up the process. The performance, though, is far beyond the hopeful results I'd conjured up in my pea brain. There's alot more to share on this topic. More pics and proceedures, grip frame changes, and action improvements. Again, if anyone is interested.

I will say this...so long as there are small pistol primers, I'm done w/caps.

Thanks Yous Guys, for responding to my posts. This is the first time I've put this stuff up for review.

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Old August 24, 2012, 08:52 PM   #922
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primers for ROA?

Interested, hel yeah.
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Old August 24, 2012, 09:08 PM   #923
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Anything that improves the ROA is always welcome, just look at the number of hits on the many ROA videos on Youtube. We all would be very grateful for any advice, or improvements to these great guns.
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Old August 25, 2012, 02:00 AM   #924
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OK Here's the spec drawings. Prolly gonna hafta post 'em in sets of 4?
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Old August 25, 2012, 02:06 AM   #925
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Here's next set.
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