The Ruger new model Blackhawk convertible .45ACP/.45LC is made just like the revolvers that were so popular with outlaws and lawman alike in the old west with modern improvements to make is much safer and more shooter friendly. The western style grip fills the hand and has long been toted as one of the most comfortable and natural pointing grips for a comfortable shooting experience. The stainless steel body is all but impervious to corrosion from the elements and paired with the white plastic grips offers shooters striking handgun guaranteed to stand out on the range. The crisp single action trigger breaks clean and the updated transfer bar safety all but negates the potential for an accidental discharge, This update prevents the firing pin from being engaged unless the trigger is pulled. When the trigger is pulled to the rear after the hammer is cocked a bar will move up into position and the hammer falls on that bar which then engages the firing pin. This differs from the original cowboy guns where the firing pin was part of the hammer and resting the hammer down on a loaded chamber could be potentially dangerous. The Ruger new model blackhawk convertible .45ACP/.45LC has a hammer forged barrel for pin point accuracy and long barrel life, and to help adjust your point of aim depending on what type of ammunition you are using the new model Blackhawk has adjustable rear sight and replaceable ramp style front that can be changed for a higher visibilty sight per shooter preferance. The Ruger new model Blackhawk comes with 2 cylinders that can be changed with no tools, one in .45 ACP and the other in the original .45 Long Colt giving you choices when shooting.