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HAMMER, what's the lowest hammer for the vaquero?

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Looking for a pair of the lowest hammer for the vaquero (New) model.

any help or suggestions truly appreciated.

Thank you.

QDG/Mike

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Are you talking height of the thumb pad of the hammer over the curve of the grip frame?

 

I would say, other than “custom” that the Super Blackhawk hammer sits lowest. I believe the Montado is about the same height but you can’t get Montado hammers aftermarket or from Ruger, as far as I know. 

 

I have installed SBH hammers on my Vaqueros and they make a big difference. 

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What about the Bisley Vaquero hammers?

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2 hours ago, Old Man Graybeard said:

What about the Bisley Vaquero hammers?

I am not familiar with them.

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3 hours ago, Old Man Graybeard said:

What about the Bisley Vaquero hammers?

They are the lowest, but require extra fitting.

 

 

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The Ruger Bisley has the lowest hammer profile, But they have to be modified to work with the standard grip frame. Ruger will sell you 2 hammers every 30 days, they run about $36.00 each plus shipping. All you need is the serial number from your gun. I have bought both the Montado hammers and the Bisley hammer recently from Ruger.

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Probably a 1/4 pound jewelers hammer.  Won't be able to do much with it though.  :rolleyes:

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I put super Blackhawk hammers in mine alot lower than stock and drop in fit for me. I have new model vaquero.

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I see a lot of one handed Ruger shooters using lowered hammers, usually Super Blackhawk hammers.  The hammer does make a big difference in how easy it is to reach your thumb to it. I know when I switched to Ruger Bisleys a whole new world of possibilities of shooting one handed opened up. 

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