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Gallagher 45 Colt #202929 10/27/2019 6:54 PM
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My John Gallagher Bisley was delivered last Thursday and she was everything I expected. This project started after shooting Sixshot`s stainless steel 480 Bisley in Idaho and I had to have something just like it. I already owned a Gallagher five shot in 475 so I decided on 45 Colt as the caliber. After discussing the build with Glen Swagert he convinced me I only needed a six shot cylinder cause my heavy 45 Colt days are behind me and also saving money with the build. A new Bisley Hunter in 44 Mag was the only stainless Ruger I could find and the day after I bought it she was shipped off to John.The gun is pictured on top of the invoice that lists the work that was done which is as follows:
1) Re-chamber 44 mag cylinder to 45 Colt
Polish off lettering
2) Re-mark receiver to 45 Colt
3) Replace barrel with banded ramp 45 caliber Douglas
4) Re-shape top of frame from Hunter configuration to Bisley configuration
5) Install Weigand front base and re-shape
6) SDM beaded front sight
7) Basic action job
8) Oversize locking base pin
9) Free spin cylinder conversion
10) Bowen Rough Country rear sight
11) Add Gallagher logo

Thank you and God bless John Gallagher....


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Re: Gallagher 45 Colt [Re: jamesfromjersey] #202930 10/27/2019 7:34 PM
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Id have a hard time doing it to a Bisley Hunter......but it sure looks like it will be an awesome piece anyway!


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Re: Gallagher 45 Colt [Re: KYODE] #202931 10/27/2019 8:08 PM
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That?s a beautiful sixgun.


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Re: Gallagher 45 Colt [Re: JDK] #202934 10/27/2019 11:50 PM
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James, that is sweet!


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Re: Gallagher 45 Colt [Re: KRal] #202936 10/28/2019 12:32 AM
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CLASSY, CUSTOM SS 5 1/2 INCH BANDED BISLEY IN 45 COLT, I AM BETTING SHE IS A SHOOTER TOO, CONGRATS.


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Re: Gallagher 45 Colt [Re: 45MAN] #202940 10/28/2019 12:44 PM
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Absolutely gorgeous!!!!!


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Re: Gallagher 45 Colt [Re: reflex264] #202941 10/28/2019 2:30 PM
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Beautiful gun, James. Need to bring it to Texas next summer and hunt hogs with me.


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Re: Gallagher 45 Colt [Re: Randy M] #202961 10/29/2019 12:19 AM
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Sweet gun James. Are you going to have the grip frame mod done too,or shoot it first and go from there?


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Re: Gallagher 45 Colt [Re: junebug] #202966 10/29/2019 12:46 AM
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shoot it first JB....


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Re: Gallagher 45 Colt [Re: jamesfromjersey] #202971 10/29/2019 2:03 AM
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:lust:


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Re: Gallagher 45 Colt [Re: Zee] #202974 10/29/2019 3:14 AM
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Beautiful rig James, would love to have a blued version.

Re: Gallagher 45 Colt [Re: Zee] #202978 10/29/2019 10:53 AM
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CONGRATULATIONS!🎈🎉🎊🧨🍾💯✅

Re: Gallagher 45 Colt [Re: Zee] #204824 01/04/2020 1:12 AM
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Thanks real nice


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Re: Gallagher 45 Colt [Re: Zee] #204837 01/04/2020 2:14 PM
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Awesome piece of firepower

Re: Gallagher 45 Colt [Re: racksmasher1] #204916 01/08/2020 2:35 PM
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what a beauty!


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