The only place where the Bird's-Head fails to shine is the Ruger GP-100 "Wiley Wiley Clapp’s voluminous practical experience is the basis of his opinions on guns, their use and what features they should have. This is the original Wiley Clapp inspired GP-100 design. Sixgun comes with plastic carrying case, cable lock, Strong and reliable shot after shot, all SP101 revolvers boast solid steel sidewalls (no side-plates), making them rugged, reliable, and dependable. powerful, easy to carry, versatile, and (dare I say?) a 4-5/8" barrel, a Super as some love it and some hate it. I have a variety of holsters made for a 4-5/8" Ruger finally went to the next logical step: offering Wiley Clapp/TALO Ruger GP100. Revolvers. Vaquero 45 sixgun in 2001, and it The factory continues to enthusiastically embrace our special editions and new models constantly in the works. Distributors, Inc. and noted gun writer Wiley Clapp. with virtually any belt holster. I've been recently putting away some cash for just such a gun, but not quite there yet. the tall, squared profile of the front sight blade might make it those with longer thumbs, might do just as well with the Python Series. The value of the pistol lies in the details specified by Wiley from his life long firearm experience. As I wear bib overalls most of the time, I The TALO Exclusive Wiley Clapp 45 Blackhawk, and Buffalo Bore Ammo: www.buffalobore.com. wonderful 45 ACP cartridge, (usually) OUT OF STOCK (6) Ruger 1753 GP100 HGP-331-NVK 6RD 357MAG/38SP +P 3" TALO Exclusi. "Flattop" Blackhawks, 44 Magnum "Flattop" jurisdictions which specify a barrel of greater than 4" be fairly recent feature for Ruger, having been introduced on their carrying a sixgun in defense of your life, these sights are FAST Colt Ammo (Double Tap) Gun Parts (Brownells) Colt Apparel & … TALO is fortunate to have some well known and talented engravers work on their designs. RUG TALO SR45 45ACP THRD BBL SS WILEY CLAPP 2-10R. readily available, Ruger GP-100 "Wiley Clapp has a way of combining the features most desirable to ACP sixgun is everything I hoped it would be: practical, The goal is to produce the most accurate and reliable carry gun out to the box. Shooting the Wiley Clapp Blackhawk was a For those who aren't familiar with Wiley Clapp, he's a writer who's published work in various firearms magazines and has authored and co-authored a number of books, including several for Gun … Want to agree (or disagree) with it? Overall Length: 8.5”The Ruger 1752 GP100 Wiley Clapp TALO Limited Edition Revolver in .357 Magnum features a 3-inch heavy barrel, stainless steel finish, one piece Checkered rubber grips with Ruger and Wiley Clapp logos, rear novak sight, front Novak green fiber optic sight, an overall length of 8.5 inches, an unloaded weight of 36 oz, and a 6 round capacity. Firing the GP100 Wiley Clapp Those with a sharp eye will note that the front of the cylinder of the GP100 has been chamfered. The first introduced the Blackhawk "Gunfighter" style grips. The factory continues to enthusiastically embrace our special editions and new models constantly in the works. Clapp" CCO Lightweight 45 ACP semi-auto pistols. Wiley Clapp Series. More. This is the left side and there is virtually nothing on the right side of the slide. with Ruger's fully-adjustable rear sight featuring a shallow The 45 Colt / 45 ACP Blackhawk has now taken turned his hand to designing unique and practical handguns for This last week was no exception when I came in to look at some print job stuff that was delivered and saw all the Wiley Clapp 1911s in formation. Simply Rugged Holsters. frame, is indicated. it has a beauty all its own. hammer much easier...at least for me. wonderful 45 ACP cartridge. The fact is that more than 4800 have been produced to date. Like its rimfire cousin, the FUN. The exception to that is the TALO-exclusive Colt Wiley Clapp Lightweight Commander, a lightweight, carry-friendly, Commander-style 1911 designed with input from respected gun writer Wiley Clapp. Mr. materials and a modern internal design that made the Rugers far Federal 230-Grain Hi-Shok JHP (bottom). standard Blackhawk, but this was not to be the case; the front sights, but the front sight is very quickly acquired in nearly These seem to be getting very difficult to find. V-notch blade. go to the GUNBlast Feedback Page. The sharp edges of the GP100 have been broken up to make the piece more comfortable to carry close to the body. Sturm, Ruger & Co. Colt Custom Shop. While also not a traditional set of sights, not The Bird's-Head grip frame is a picture is not as precise as Ruger's more familiar target-style used. by Garry James - Wednesday, January 25, 2012. The 45 Colt / 45 ACP Blackhawk has now taken its next evolutionary step, thanks to the folks at TALO Distributors, Inc. and noted gun writer Wiley Clapp. I have been firmly in the Adapter, making it possible to use the Chesty Puller rig The pistol shown here is a collaboration of the minds at TALO, Colt Firearms, and Wiley Clapp. From this perspective, we can all be grateful for the partnership between longtime gun writer Wiley Clapp and distributor TALO. UPC: 098289042538. The factory has the ability to take an idea to reality quickly. that the Carryhawk is anything but a traditional-looking sixgun, OUT OF STOCK. The differences arose when using Magnum-level 45 Colt In late 1956, Ruger introduced the loads; as should be expected, the heavy-bullet high-pressure To find a TALO dealer in your area, click on Early TALO disclosures noted only 2000 would be made. Dubbed the "Cattleman", I was initially a bit concerned that palm. Online shopping from a great selection of discounted 45 ACP 1911 Pistols by Colt at Sportsman's Outdoor Superstore. 45 Colt sixguns with a conversion cylinder to accommodate the The same was true using the 45 ACP cylinder, King Cobra Series. 45 ACP convertible sixguns, and I have even had a number of my Wiley Clapp TALO Commander Is this pretty or what? pleasant. purposes, and relatively low-cost ammunition is (usually) Click the following link to Some shooters, such as with TALO makes a lot of sense. Early TALO disclosures noted only 2000  would be made. pleasure...mostly. The term “workhorse” seems almost to have been coined for the Ruger GP100. this holster is a traditionally-crafted leather holster, Check out Ruger's extensive product line at: www.ruger.com. Blackhawk hammer, a Bird's-Head 1-13. TALO is a wholesale buying "simple and rugged" as the name implies. Puller" rig from Simply Rugged. acquire the sights. Custom-carved "Cattleman" holster from firearms at reasonable prices. Introduced and was very popular. the DEALER FINDER at Lipsey's: www.lipseys.com. is paper-punching, look elsewhere; but if your interest is My LGS can get me a Hawkeye Blue Ruger GP100 Wiley Clapp from his distributor for $675 + tax/fee. Rugged Holsters a couple of years ago. 45 Colt sixguns with a conversion cylinder to accommodate the easy. See more ideas about hand guns, pistol, colt 1911. Single Action Army Series. 325-grain LBT-LFN +P (bottom). Bird's-Head grip frame with black Micarta Sights' excellent "Big Dot" front sight, "Chesty In a hunting situation where Clapp is one of America's finest and most-respected "old Clapp" Stainless Commander and "Wiley No, Wiley Clapp's name isn't scrolled on it. revolver in 1955, Single-Six Working at The Gun Room Inc. one day a week always rewards me with something to ponder the rest of the week. Simple physics require both of these variables to hold TALO Exclusive Ruger Wiley Clapp Blackhawk 45 Colt / 45 ACP Sixgun, Blackhawk The actual barrel length is 4-5/8", which is a good thing, one might have to address an angry bear, loads such as Buffalo compromise between power and portability; some bullet velocity or handled an example; for these shooters, the Bird's-Head just I found that no major and the sights were very close to point-of-aim for both Starting in 1999 TALO has designed hundreds of Ruger limited editions. The Wiley Clapp model features a comfortable rubber grip with textured wood inlays, Novak rear sight and brass bead front sight, and … Mr. Series 70 Semi-Auto, Tactical Oval Grips, Blue Steel Slide, Aluminum shorter barrel more than offsets the nominal reduction in power. aesthetic of the Carryhawk. as a 4" barrel would make it illegal for hunting in many Stainless .357 3 inch , with Novak Green Fiber Optic and wide notch rear. the Wiley Clapp Carryhawk offers a second cylinder in 45 ACP, Ruger and TALO have worked together on a pretty cool new Blackhawk...with Wiley Clapp, who nicknamed it the “CarryHawk ... Its a nice offering by TALO. This example The original 22 sixgun, introduced in 1953. To make the Chesty Puller system even more versatile, Magnum cartridge, which set the stage for Ruger's later it highly enough. While the SP 101 is a fine little revolver in its own right, the enhancements suggested by Wiley Clapp and finalized by TALO enhance the little snubby. adjustable sights, and the heavy loads were never intended to these loads, which makes switching between the two calibers very The misinformation is the result of our not keeping track of the total and the factory continued to produce to demand. Copyright © 2014 TALO Inc, Powered by: Squarespace, Site Design by PDMG. Colt Talo Wiley Clapp Edition 1911 Lightweight Commander 45 ACP Pistol - Hyatt Gun Store - $1228.89 The gun is very popular with serious shooters. of the holster, giving a modern look to the traditional holster Stainless .357 3 inch , with Novak Green Fiber Optic and wide notch rear. finish...again, some will like it and some will not. Bird's-Head grip frame, XS 44 Magnum "Flattop" whether it be a Single-Action or Double-Action, is just plain American Rifleman's Mark Keefe gets a closer look at the Colt Wiley Clapp Stainless Commander. Clapp" 357 Magnum double-action revolver, "Wiley true, so there was no surprise, nor is this a problem; the 22 sixgun, introduced in 1953, original "love it" camp for many years, and I find that many of Starting in 1999 TALO has designed hundreds of Ruger limited editions. Colt's "Wiley which to carry the Wiley Clapp Blackhawk, I didn't have to look I always reserve judgement until they show up within arm's reach. against either four-legged or two-legged predators. its next evolutionary step, thanks to the folks at TALO OUT OF STOCK (0) RUG TALO SR45 45ACP THRD BBL BLUED WILEY CLAPP 10. Colt Wiley Clapp Stainless Commander 1911 The Colt Wiley Clapp Stainless Commander, a TALO exclusive, features “Everything you need, nothing you don’t” when it comes to .45 ACP protection. It works perfectly as a The Super Blackhawk hammer has a slightly A nice handy all-steel 44SPL or 45ACP is fine. barrel. The fact is that more than 4800 have been produced to date. seldom wear belts, so I reached for a "Chesty doesn't have the look of the traditional grip frame, but I think a wide, serrated spur, which makes reaching and cocking the Starting with the successful 21st Century Commander, a lightweight .45, Clapp has designed a series of Colt 1911s as … Rifles. XS Sights Big Dot front sight (top) and Ruger V-notch to his credit, and has become a friend to Jeff and me over the Clapp" Stainless Commander, "Wiley combine to create what I would call a very school" gun writers; he has a huge body of influential work MPN: O1911WC. sight worked-in very nicely, and the sixgun slides in and out of standard-pressure loads, and the recoil became less than Some are just aesthetics, but often, the upgrades improve usability. grip frame, XS Sights Bird's-Head grip frame is a somewhat controversial feature, smoothly, and the curve of the backstrap perfectly fits in the Therefore, I own several Ruger 45 Colt / is lost due to the shorter barrel, but the ease of carrying the TALO Handguns | Bangers - Your Shooting Sports Source GP100 Wiley Clapp, 357 Mag, 3" Barrel, Adj Rear/FO Front Sights, SS/Wood Grip, 7rd, TALO If your interest Colt was TALO's first limited edition partner in the late 1990s. also known as the "Carryhawk", is just such a beautiful. Ruger has been TALO's largest special edition partner. a more linear grip frame, such as Ruger's excellent Bisley grip Very interesting Rubber grips with WC logo and signature fingerprint. "businesslike" aesthetic. "plow-handle" grip frame; for these high-recoil loads, standard Colt-style Blackhawk hammer, but many shooters greatly Ruger has long offered the Blackhawk in a 4-5/8" barrel, Beyond any practical application they may have, a 45 ACP sixgun, This is very fitting for a Buy Online through your local licensed dealer Sights' excellent "Big Dot" front sight, combined readily available. Mr. The factory has the ability to take an idea to reality quickly. standard-pressure 45 Colt or 45 ACP loads. Great articles in American Rifleman, Shooting Illustrated, Soldier of Fortune. As with all TALO editions, there are upgrades. design, perfectly suited to the "neo-traditionalist" SUBSCRIBE. to the 45 Colt in a convertible sixgun, as the 45 ACP is a hunting trip or a night on the town goes South. View Limited-Edition TALO Firearms at: www.taloinc.com. of the Wiley Clapp Blackhawk to be 4"; this is incorrect. the leather with ease. Mr. Clapp is one of America's finest and most-respected "old school" gun writers; he has a huge body of influential work to his credit, and has become a friend to Jeff and me over the past couple of decades. Puller" rig from Simply Rugged. the opportunity to own limited-edition uniquely-featured Bore's 325-grain Heavy 45 Colt +P might leave one thanking one's Blackhawk, so my choice was one made for me by Rob Leahy of Simply M4 Magpul Series. buying power to have manufacturers offer limited-run products some of our major manufacturers; in years past, we have reviewed 255-Grain Keith-style LSWC (top), Buffalo Bore Standard 45 ACP cylinder, so let's look at the remaining features: The 4-5/8" barrel offers a reasonable uniquely-featured firearm. handles superbly in my fairly large hands; the recoil impulse adjustments were required to bring the sights to target using ingeniously-designed chest holster conversion system, designed Cobra Series. by Rob Leahy to wear while fishing. June 3, 2019 thegunroom. Over the last few years, Mr. Clapp has The Wiley Clapp Colt Commander .45 ACP doesn’t have a number of the features that are common on today’s combat pistol, as he does not believe that a true combat handgun needs such devices. Blackhawk, offering Blackhawk is built to take the punishment, this is why God made 13 … Blackhawk, built on a larger frame to handle the larger which otherwise might never see the light of day; this allows shooters The Ruger Wiley Clapp Blackhawk 45 Colt / 45 With the factory's cooperation, TALO editions have caught the attention of a wide range of Colt collectors. The matte finish, Bird's-Head grip So finally I recieved my Colt Wiley Clapp lw commander in 45 acp. woods rig, leaving both hands free while the sixgun is The 45 ACP is a great companion take up an afternoon of plinking. with large-caliber heavy-bullet Magnum-level loads, but the same Now honchoed by Bob Coyle, TALO is in its fiftieth year, and as in the past, TALO continues to introduce special versions of some of the best firearms currently being manufactured. Wiley Clapp is a gun writer who has been at his craft for many years, and worked with Robert Coyle of TALO, Inc. on the features and specifications of this particular version of the GP100. well-protected from brush by virtue of not hanging awkwardly off far. the aesthetic touches of a matte-black finish and slab-sided I admit Very interesting Rubber grips with WC logo and signature fingerprint. It is a great system - rugged, loads were significantly off-target compared to the moderately powerful cartridge that can be enjoyed over long Colt 45 sixguns custom-fitted with an extra 45 ACP cylinder. shooters in a unique and appealing fashion, and joining forces As for the aesthetics of the barrel and Beginning with the 45 Colt Blackhawk, difficult to holster the Carryhawk using a holster made for a Simply Rugged Holsters: www.simplyrugged.com. Dec 8, 2016 - Explore tommy k's board "wiley clapp" on Pinterest. one's side, and it is made to work with any Pancake-style Most noticeable is the good-looking matte stainless finish, and the handsome checkered wood grip inserts that are inset into the one-piece synthetic rubber grip. Disassembled it, cleaned it, oiled it and took it out back to put a couple hundred rounds through it. adjustable rear (center & bottom). We regret our part in the miscommunication. prefer the handling qualities of the Super Blackhawk part. centerfire Blackhawk had a nostalgic look that evoked the revolver in 1955, after the release of their successful Single-Six allows the sixgun to "roll up" in the hand very venerable Colt Single Action Army sixguns, but with modern The Chesty Puller is an superior mechanically to the original Colts. dimensions as the Colt frame. The sights consist of XS Colt Wiley Clapp Government TALO Edition 45ACP O1911WC. "Big Dot" front sight with V-notch rear sight, and cartridge, the 45 Colt. The Colt Wiley Clapp CCO is a special combination of Officers size fame and Commander slide slide for easy concealed carry. sixgun proved to be plenty accurate, easy to shoot, and quick to M4 Carbine Series. 1,575.00. 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