Basic Accuracy tuneup package- After working over many of these I have come up with this package aimed at making the factory gun the best it can be. Action job with creep free 2 1/2-3# pull, recut chambers and throats as needed, throat barrel, recrown muzzle- $275
Your gun will be checked out thoroughly and I will notify you of any other issues that require attention.
Guns for the Basic accuracy package can be sent in anytime. 30-45 day turnaround.
Option from below can be added.
Services for the Bearcat
Action job- $185
#5 oversize base pin- $55
.22 magnum conversion- .22LR cyl rechambered to .22 Magnum, cal. designation removed from cyl. and remarked 22M on face of cyl. Firing pin protrusion maximized, gun is testfired for function with 3 different brands of ammo, forcing cone and crown checked and recut if needed at owners discretion with extra charge added for this service- $195 Not available for OM Bearcat
Adjustable sight conversion using Prewar type S&W sights- $550
Fixed blade front sight is used on blue guns. Pinned blade front sight used on stainless guns. For pinned blade front sight on blue gun add- $65 Front sight is .09" wide, rear notch is .110 wide.
Remove rollmarkings from cyl.- $50
Flute above cyl.- $100
Add blackpowder chamfer to fluted cyl.- $70
Scollop recoil shield- $125
Dovetail front sight- $135
Sight regulation for fixed sight guns- $50
Cyl. endshake repair- $60
Barrel/ cyl. gap set- $125
Rebarrel with custom barrel & dovetail front sight- $400
Custom made steel patridge style front sight for factory adjustable sight guns- $75 This is a 1 pc. sight that attaches with the factory screw and with a plain black serrated blade.
Custom pinned blade front sight for factory adjustable sight guns silver soldered onto barrel- $160
Steel ejector housings- inquire
Sight installation on blue gun with fixed blade front. Stainless gun has rollmarking removed on cylinder, fluting, & blackpowder chamfer.
Sights installed on SS gun and rollmarking removed from cyl.
Sight installation on SS gun
Bearcat dovetail front sight. Blade can be any design you prefer.
Ruger New Model Bearcat .327 Federal or .32 H&R Magnum
Standard conversion specs: Unfluted 5 shot oversize cylinder with recessed case heads and length long enough to shoot SAAMI spec (1.475" OACL) .327 Federal commercial ammo. All cylinders are line bored for accuracy and have a CNC cut new ratchet design. Loading port will be opened up to clear the larger case head and chambers will align with port when hammer is in the half cock position to make loading/unloading easier. Cylinder is fitted as tight as possible in frame with minimal barrel/cylinder gap.
Belt Mtn. #5 base pin with altered latch groove to make insertion easier. Shop made short, heattreated base pin for 3 & 3.5" guns.
Reworked cylinder latch.
New proprietary custom pawl.
Serviceable centerfire conversion with high pressure firing pin.
Frame window opened up for new cylinder- top, bottom, and front.
Ratchet bearing surface inside frame faced true.
Action job with creep free 3# trigger.
Dovetail or fixed blade front sight. Please specify. Sight blade is .078" wide.
Barrels are .311" groove, 1-14" twist. Cylinder chamber throats are sized to use .311-.312" cast or jacketed bullets.
3" straight taper round with short ejector housing fitted.
3.5, 4, 4.5, or 5" straight taper round with standard length ejector housing fitted.
All barrels are threaded to fit the individual frame and feature a proprietary forcing cone and throat to reduce pressure at the breech.
3, 3.5, 4, or 4.5" straight taper octagon with ejector housing fitted- add $300
Adjustable sight guns will have an integral front sight base and pinned blade front.
Scollop recoil shield- $125
Roundbutt grip frame and alter grips- $100
Recounterbore hammer and trigger pivot screw holes so that top outside edge of screw head is flush with side of receiver- $20/screw hole
Flute and blackpowder chamfer cylinder- $200
Custom grips- inquire. All grip frames will need to be milled parallel to enhance grip fit.
Prewar S&W type rear sight on fixed sight guns- add $400. Includes custom pinned blade front sight with serrated or vertical white line blade. Pinned blades are .094" wide.
I have a replacement for the prewar sight on the drawing board. Once it is ready, I will offer those that have chosen this option a choice between the two.
Conversion on customer furnished fixed sight base gun with round barrel- $1695
Conversion on customer furnished factory adjustable rear sight base gun, requires custom pinned blade front sight- $1795
Specify serrated black or vertical white line front sight blade.
Specify chambering preference- .327 Federal or .32 H&R Magnum
Standard finish- Blue guns will have a slightly better than factory polish. Stainless guns can be a soft matte bead blasted or brushed finish similar to factory.
Guns for this conversion can be shipped immediately. Include a completed order form and $500 deposit per gun.