How to Get a 45-120 From a Ruger No. 1

I get asked this question all the time, so I decided to make a video dealing with the topic.

Since Ruger does not make their No. 1 rifles in the .45-120 chambering, the question sometimes arises, “How can I get one?” The answer is you have to replace the barrel (if it isn’t already a .45 caliber), ream the chamber and so on – tasks that you can have a competent gunsmith do.

This video provides a high-level look at what is involved and the costs to expect, because it’s not just the customization of the rifle that’s involved. You also have to reload your own ammunition for it, so some reloading suggestions are also given.

Music credits:

Call to Adventure – Comedy by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license.



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