When was my Ruger Vaquero made?

When was my Ruger Vaquero made?

Vaquero Revolver (Includes Bisley-Vaquero Models) Calibers: 357 Mag, 38-40 Win, 40 S&W, 44-40 Win, 44 Mag, 45 Colt (Manufactured from 1993-2005)
Beginning Serial Number: Years of Production:
55-00001 1993
55-10037 1994
55-51006 1995

What is Ruger Vaquero Bisley?

The Ruger Vaquero® combines the original Old West single-action look and feel with new features. Traditional western-style, hand-filling grip has long been acknowledged as one of the most comfortable and natural-pointing of any grip style.

Are Ruger Vaquero any good?

Overall, the Ruger New Vaquero is a very solid, extremely reliable “modern” six-shooter that has all the charm and grace of years past while giving up nothing to other modern revolvers’ safety and performance. The discerning shooter can choose from several models and calibers other than the .

Is the Ruger Vaquero single or double action?

The Ruger Vaquero is a six-shot single-action revolver manufactured by Sturm, Ruger & Co.

Is Ruger vaquero single or double action?

Ruger Vaquero® Single-Action Revolver.

How strong is the Ruger vaquero?

A New Vaquero chambered for 357 Magnum ammunition is fully capable of withstanding a steady diet of regular factory 357 Magnum loads. The cautions you have heard regard New Vaqueros chambered for 45 Colt. The cylinder and frame of the ‘original model’ were slightly larger than the cylinder and frame of the New Vaquero.

When did the Ruger Bisley Vaquero come out?

Since the 1986 introduction, Ruger Bisleys in general have enjoyed a steady popularity, although limited interest in the .32 H&R and .41 Magnums drove them out of the catalog in 1996. Ruger Bisley Vaquero chambered in .45 Colt.

What kind of finish does a Ruger Vaquero have?

It comes in blued steel, case colored, and a gloss stainless finish (the latter gloss stainless finish is intended to resemble closely a 19th-century nickel-plated finish), all of which are available with wood, hard rubber, simulated ivory or black micarta grips and fixed sights.

When did the Ruger Bisley single Six revolver come out?

The plain facts of the Ruger Bisley’s introduction to the American shooting public are well-known. It came along in 1986, a variation of the New Model Blackhawk and New Model Single-Six revolvers.

What kind of grip does a vaquero have?

Three grip variants exist for Vaqueros. The standard grip is very similar to the grip on the original Single Action Army revolver. The Bisley variant incorporates the target grip that was incorporated on the Bisley variant of the Single Action Army revolver that was intended for target shooting.