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Ruger old army conversion cylinder?

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The ruger old army is a 45 cal. right?The R & D cylinder is listed as 44 cal.What round do you shoot in the conversion cylinder?

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The taylor sight list them as 44 cal.

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PB, trust us, they fire a .45 Long Colt. Taylors listing is an error.

Al

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IIRC, the Ruger Old Army is listed as a .44 Caliber by Ruger... although it requires the use of .457 RBs. All of the conversion cylinders are made to fire .45Colt. You'll obtain best accuracy with loads sporting .454 bullets.

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I have 6 or 8 of them

7 R & D style

1 Kirst

45 Colt, 45 Schofield, 45 CS works fine out of all of them

--Dawg

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Thanks.Going to bid on one.

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Cap and balls are ".44s." Their bores are .454 which makes them an actual .45 the way bores and grooves are measured these days.. Been that way for 150+ years. Just got to adapt to the nomenclature. Rugers only came in one caliber. If someone is advertising a conversion cylinder for a Ruger it is going to be .45 Colt. I use the Cowboy Special as it duplicates the feel of my C&B load.

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