Just to give you all an update I decided to buy a Uberti pistol. I did some checking and from what I hear they manufactured the black powder pistols that were sold by Colt. I figure if Colt thought they were good enough it was OK with me. I look at it as a double win because I still have negative feelings toward Ruger so they donít get my money. Plus I save a couple hundred bucks by buying the Uberti. I didnít place the order yet because it is too dam cold to shoot outside. The pain in my back and knees gets real bad if I stand outside in the cold weather too long and black powder is too Smokey to shoot indoors. Maybe Iíll get lucky and they will run a sale when I am ready to order. But I made up my mind after reading all the opinions on this forum and another forum I post on.