Ruger Frame Casting

Includes all Pre-1973 Old model Single-Sixes, Blackhawks,
Super Blackhawks, Bearcats, Super Bearcats, Hawkeye
and Black Powder Old Army.
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d findley
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Ruger Frame Casting

Post by d findley » Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:12 pm

Single Six & Blackhawk cylinder frames were cast by Arwood Casting until Ruger set up their own casting operation in the 60s.
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Re: Ruger Frame Casting

Post by flattop44 » Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:21 pm

That is interesting history and I like it when I learn something new !! Thanks for posting.
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Re: Ruger Frame Casting

Post by chet15 » Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:53 am

I think Arwood is where Stan Terhune came from as well?
Arwood also got in a little hot water with WBR as weren't they selling Blackhawk or Single-Six castings to a competitor? Herter's maybe?
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