I think that this interview with Bobby Tyler will resonate with most of the folks here on this forum.
Bobby does some great work!
After waiting about a year, the Tyler/Ruger New Vaqueros have arrived!!! I am truly impressed with the fit, finish and mechanical function of these awesome pistols! When Edward at the gun dealer pulled them out to check their info I could hear him suck in his breath and mutter, "Oh my gosh these...
Last week while on vacation this beauty showed up. My picture taking skills do not do this pistol justice. Here are the specs:
CQB 45 ACP
Omit Front Cocking serrations on slide
Ball Endmill Cuts
Slide Top Serrations 30 LPI
Heavy Machine Chamfer on bottom of slide
Not my normal cup of tea but was at my local gun store and a sign hanging in from of this Colt that said "Don't Touch, Don't Turn Cylinder, Don't Cock Hammer" so i of course ran over to touch it ;)
I looked them up on gunbroker and was surprised what they were going for. Price at my LGS was...
So i have my new Ed Brown carbon steel blued frame (the one in my avatar pic) all packed up to ship to Turnbull in the morning for color case hardening.. Any thoughts out there? How does the finish hold up shooting?
I know it's not for everyone so I'm really looking for those who have or had it...