Ruger Super Blackhawk 44 mag

Discussion in 'Technical Questions & Information' started by Kestral, Sep 15, 2008.

  1. Kestral

    Kestral Member

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    Had problem with Ruger Super Blackhawk 44 mag s/n 81-94xxx with the cylinder base pin moving forward during firing,replaced base pin & base pin latch with new parts,the pin is still moving forwards even with mild reloads,anyone know why this occurs thanks in advance for any help.Kestral
  2. Alpo

    Alpo Well-Known Member

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    I don't know the cause, and I have never had this happen, but I hear that it is very common with Rugers, and that the Belt Mountain Base Pin was invented to cure it.

    http://www.beltmountain.com/
  3. fedupdon

    fedupdon New Member

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    had one that did the same thing sent it back to ruger took 8 weeeks but the issue is fixed
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    OldPilgrim New Member

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