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Years back there was an excellent Ruger CAS gunsmith who could short stroke a Vaquero, his byline was to make it "Run like a Colt"  And that he could.

 

I think he may have left the scene, but I'm having a senior moment trying to remember his name.

 

He did a pair of Vaqueros for me; still have them.

 

Is there anyone out there who remembers him,  can jar my memory?

 

IIRC, he was is poor health, may have lost a leg.  This was maybe 10 years ago.  My guns may have been some of his last, not sure.

 

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16 minutes ago, Major Hazzard, SASS #23254 said:

Wes Flowers, perhaps,

Yep - gotta be Wes Fargo.

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I've got the first pair of New Vaqueros that he ever did. They still run fantastic. Wes was a Great guy with many great stories about his time working on the Hollywood Westerns.

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