Revolver Gun Parts

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The mechanism of the RUGER® 50th ANNIVERSARY NEW MODEL BLACKHAWK® provides maximum security against accidental discharge. As with any other firearm, however, the New Model must be used with strict attention to correct safety practices. In addition, the revolver should be inspected frequently to assure that it is working properly.

The Ruger New Model revolver mechanism is illustrated below. The same basic mechanism is found in the entire line of Ruger New Model single action revolvers - Single-Six, Blackhawk, Super Blackhawk, Bisley, Vaquero, Bisley Vaquero, and New Vaquero Models.

Revolver Mechanism

Mechanism shown at rest. Transfer bar is not in line between hammer and firing pin. This is the carrying position.

Pistol Nomenclature
Mechanism shown with trigger pulled and hammer beginning to fall. Transfer bar is in firing position, between hammer and firing pin.

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  • Alan
    How is it working revolver?
    9 years ago
  • Yemane
    What is the firing mechanism of the blackhawk single action revolver?
    8 years ago
  • susanna gustafsson
    Does a ruger new vaquero hammer fit a blackhawk?
    7 years ago
  • MAIK
    What is the nomenclature of a singleaction pistol?
    7 years ago
  • Gerardina Lucchesi
    How does a single action trigger and hammer mechanism work?
    4 years ago
  • Prisca
    How does a single action revolver work indept?
    3 months ago

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