Ruger SASS Vaquero

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Summary: The description, specs, photos, pricing and user ratings for the Ruger SASS Vaquero revolvers.

Manufacturer’s Description

Ruger‘s SASS Vaquero revolvers are single-action guns with a high-gloss, stainless steel finish, lower and wider Montado-style hammers, 4.62″ or 5″ barrels, and wider (.14″) rear notch sights. Sold in a two-gun set with consecutive serial numbers with “SASS” prefix, shipped together in a commemorative, red two-gun case. Chambered in .357 Mag (which also accepts .38 Special) or .45 LC, the SASS Vaqueros feature the pre-1962 XR-3 style steel grip frame and either black, checkered grips with the SASS logo grip medallion, or hardwood grips with the SASS logo medallion..sass vaqueros

The patented Ruger reverse indexing pawl allows for easier loading and unloading, while the traditional beveled cylinder simplifies holstering. Other features include a large, crescent-shaped ejector rod head boasts traditional form, a blade front sight and notch rear sight, an internal lock unobtrusively located beneath the right grip panel and the patented Ruger transfer bar mechanism and loading gate interlock to provide security against accidental discharge.

SASS Vaqueros are sold in a two-gun set with consecutive serial numbers with “SASS” prefix, shipped together in a commemorative, red two-gun case.

More reading: Here’s the link to an in-depth review of the standard Vaquero.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity BBL OAL Weight
.357 Mag, .38 Special 6 4.62″ 10.25″ 45 oz.
.45 LC 6 5.5″ 11.12″ 40 oz.


MSRP: $1,618

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