Gun Report

Ruger Vaquero BNV-455

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Solid, but not our first pick.

Ruger Vaquero BNV-455

Gun Details

Model Name
Model Number
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Weight Unloaded
Overall Length
Barrel Length
Sight Radius
Overall Height
Front Strap Height
Back Strap Height
Maximum Width
Grip Thickness Max
Grip Circumference Max
Frame Material
Barrel Material
Grip Material
Trigger Pull Single
Trigger Pull Double
Trigger Span Single
Trigger Span Double

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The Ruger Vaquero's case-hardened color was just right, but the clean stainless hammer and trigger and flawless walnut grips seemed out of place cosmetically. However, the hammer, trigger, and grip are in perfect relation, even if the grip looks short.
The Vaquero's parts were solidly mated. The overall handling impression of the gun is of sturdiness and durability.

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