.50 Cal. Ruger Old Army: This is a 5-shot conversion of the Old Army to .50 caliber. Gun will shoot .490" round balls @ 1250 fps and a 250 gr. .488" dia. bullet @ 1150 fps using Hodgdon's Triple 7 powder. Standard features include an oversize 5 shot cyl. made to fit your individual gun, 6 3/4" or 5 1/2" straight taper bull barrel made from a Pac-Nor blank with pinned front sight blade, action job, seating stem modified to load balls and bullets, and reliability modifications. Load data furnished. Cylinders are linebored for accuracy. $1995 on your stainless gun. $2100 on a blue gun. Stainless guns can be beadblasted to a matte finish or brush finished similar to factory original. Blue guns can be polish or matte blued. Extra .50 cal. cyl. furnished with conversion $850 For 6 3/4" or 5 1/2" octagon barrel with integral front sight base and dovetailed or pinned blade add $500.
All 7 1/2" guns being fitted with 5 1/2" barrel will incurr a $150 extra charge to shorten the loading lever. Adjustable or fixed sight guns can be converted. Fixed sight guns with round or octagon barrels come standard with a dovetail front sight blade.
Accuracy, fit, & finish on these conversions is second to none. You can be assured you will own the nicest cap and ball revolver on the market with the purchase of one of these.
Custom made aluminum .50 cal. 2 or 4 cavity bullet mold- $115- $135 Notice: Currently not accepting any new orders for the .50 Old Army.
.45 Old Army services available on blue or stainless guns: Rebarrel with custom made round barrel- includes custom pinned blade front sight $800
Rebarrel with 5 1/2" or 6 3/4" octagon barrel- dovetail or pinned blade front sight, $995
Deepen chambers for extra powder capacity- cylinder only needed for this service- $80 return shipping included
Remove stuck nipples- $12/ hole
Replacement nipples- $6.50 each
Action job- $200 2.5-3# trigger pull, creep free
Shorten 7 1/2" gun to 5 1/2". Includes remounting of factory front sight and shortening of loading lever- $295