A Ruger SP is likely in my future. I learned of a series of books called IBOK’s ( Iowegan’s Books of Knowledge). They used to be available for. I bought a new SP a few days ago, did the IBOK action smoothing, and then decided to try giving it a mirror polish. I have a lot of experience. Post subject: SP mods. Post . He re-did the IBOK, removed the offending schematic and added LOTS more pics and now he charges for it.

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With the gun in a static condition, hold the cylinder to the rear and slide the thickest gap gauge blade that will fit between the rear barrel surface and the front face of the cylinder.

I know it is temping, but know what you have before you change things that can’t be “unchanged”. Ease the spring and seat off the strut.

Now you know one of the biggest reasons I started this blog—the satisfaction it gives me to be able to help fellow shooters. Wow man, what a great read and ibo.

That was the reason that I kept searching. It was definitely lighter but I was concerned about light primer stikes because the hammer didn’t hit very hard when I pulled the trigger so I switched to the 12lb spring, which is the next lightest after the stock mainspring.

This is a bit tight for lead bullets. Lay the sight in position and push the sight pivot pin into the hole and through the sight until it is flush on both sides. Tweet this thread Share on Facebook Reddit! I wouldn’t trust the gun to be reliable for an emergency with any light strikes out of a hundred shots.


Ruger SP101 IBOK

I tried it, much too light hammer strikes for me. Remove any rough casting marks or sharp edges from the sides of the cylinder latch. Perhaps you can order one from Ruger and remove the spur yourself with a Dremel?

It’s good to carefully file and sand off some of the rough edges and tiny metal burrs on some of the internal parts to make the action smoother before installing lighter springs. I have 3 ‘s in.

Please refer to the following link at Brownells for the schematic. Set the trigger plunger part 48 in the slot in the top of the trigger. Long, thin screwdriver, bar, etc. Firing pin travel should be smooth. The lock time will be greatly reduced and the amount of energy on the firing pin will be increased. With the cylinder latch part 6 rounded area up, start the cylinder latch on the trigger guard frame shaft top front.

Snap the left grip insert into position. Place the rough side down on a piece of grit sandpaper and burnish the side smooth. They are truly the standard by which others are measured and are coveted by those who have garnered them.

The Ruger SP is a great revolver, but the factory double action trigger pull can be heavy and a bit rough. A pawl that is too s1p01 causes premature carry-up. Please remember to send me dp101 email address so I can send the attachments. He also wrote one on the Ruger SP RexDartJan 5, I can make a.

I can’t remember how much it is, but it is very reasonable.

This will serve as a boss or bearing surface and will keep the trigger from moving sideways when pulled. Pull the trigger back slightly then remove the transfer bar part I would highly recommend watching the forum he listed for when the next printing of the guides are released.


Swing the cylinder open and look for the cylinder latch that is located on the bottom flat area of the frame, just above the trigger.

The SP101 Club

You should see a hole drilled to accommodate the plunger spring. Hold the hammer dog in position and install the hammer dog pivot pin. Lots of power in a very small, concealable, controllable package. Ibk exceptions are the springs where stainless is inferior. The steel in many feeler gauges will rust easily. Thanks for the info. If there is a bind, you will have to disassemble and find out why.

Originally Posted by gregr. Buff the little notch under the front iblk the arrowhead, especially the tip.

Wolff Springs for Ruger SP [Archive] –

ibol If side play is excessive, a new cylinder latch part 6 may be needed. I guess I’ll just have to take her to the range to experiment If you detect a bind, try to isolate it by watching the trigger move inside the struts.

If I add the springs whats recommended? The adjustable sight models come with full sized rubber grips with inserts. Locate the hole drilled on the flat surface of the crane ibol I can’t do that via PM. If you follow his directions you will end up with a revolver that folks will be fighting over when you are gone.

Remove all grease, oil, powder residue, and bullet residue as you go.