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I have a Ruger Blackhawk in 30 Caliber Carbine with 7.5" barrel, same shell as the M1 Carbine. I want to install a scope but since I don' t have any other handguns what are big enough for a scope, I need help on what scope will hold up the the recoil, ANY SUGGESTIONS???? Oh yea, I also would like to know what mount bases to get for the SCOPE for the Blackhawk, more SUGGESTIONS?????
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Without drilling and tapping the clamp mount Weaver will work. The 30 carbine has very little recoil, less than a 357, so about any scope will work. The bad part is the twist rate on the barrel only allows 30 cal bullets around 115 gr. If the twist rate were faster around 1-9 any 50 gr spitzer would work and increase the downrange ballistics significantly. Beacuse the gun is not capable of the accuracy of say a T/c or an XP a high power variable would probably be a waste of time. I would pick something that would be fast around 2-3 power to get on target. Nikon, Leo and Weaver are good choices.



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B-Square makes a mount as well. Uses existing rear sight holes and barrel side clamps to attach.



Ruger Blackhawk  mount.

All Calibers, bbl. length of 6" and longer

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