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    Yup. I like falling blocks. The Ruger #1 is a riff off the Farquharson action from the 1870's. If one does a web search on "Farquharson action," you will also see some very pretty rifles from 100+ years ago to today. They're the falling block action for men of discriminating taste. Some gunsmiths consider the Farquharson action to be the pinnacle of the falling block category of actions. They're impressive and well designed. I don't know whether I'd call it the <i>ne plus ultra</i> of falling blocks. There's always some improvement someone has made to falling blocks and single shots. Ruger's #1 can take ferocious pressures. I know guys who have loaded .45-70's in #1's to be the equal or better of .458 WinMags. Rolling blocks are interesting, simple to make for folks who are handy with tools, but nowhere as study at the Farquharson/#1.


    Yup.

    I like falling blocks. The Ruger #1 is a riff off the Farquharson action from the 1870’s. If one does a web search on “Farquharson action,” you will also see some very pretty rifles from 100+ years ago to today. They’re the falling block action for men of discriminating taste.

    Some gunsmiths consider the Farquharson action to be the pinnacle of the falling block category of actions. They’re impressive and well designed. I don’t know whether I’d call it the ne plus ultra of falling blocks. There’s always some improvement someone has made to falling blocks and single shots. Ruger’s #1 can take ferocious pressures. I know guys who have loaded .45-70’s in #1’s to be the equal or better of .458 WinMags.

    Rolling blocks are interesting, simple to make for folks who are handy with tools, but nowhere as study at the Farquharson/#1.



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    Published on 20 Aug 2018 at 05:51PM

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