Gun Report

Ruger Super Blackhawk Hunter .44 Mag

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In this class of guns, single action really isn't a liability, especially when everything else is so well done.

Ruger Super Blackhawk Hunter .44 Mag

Gun Details

Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Concealed Carry
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Weight Unloaded
Overall Length
Barrel Length
Sight Radius
Maximum Width
Grip Thickness Max
Grip Circumference Max
Frame Material
Grip Material
Trigger Pull Single
Trigger Pull Double
Trigger Span Single
Trigger Span Double

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Single-action cocking was easy and fast.
With its round, short grip frame, the gun easily rides up and presents the hammer to the thumb between shots. But we think the grip is too short, a problem remedied by a Pachmayr 3137 Presentation rubber grip.
The Hunter's unequivocal name designates it as a field weapon.

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