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I’m looking at the idea of cutting down one of my 41 army specials into a snubby.
Where would I be able to get a front sight like the one in the picture and is it a difficult job to put it on?

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Bowen Classic Arms has a front sight for custom gunsmiths. A Ruger Blackhawk sight would work. They are cast steel and must be soldered to the barrel. Brownells Hi-force 44 solder works and fuses at 475*F. If you or whoever does the soldering is good enough it can be done without heat damaging the blue. The sight "footprint" on the barrel will have to have the blue removed and be white. It will require careful work. If your intention is to refinish the revolve then it's much easier. The sight will need to be filed to the correct height to regulate it to the gun prior to bluing. If all goes well, the sight and touch up can be done with cold blue.
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Colt made lots of snubbies. Why make one, when you can simply buy one?
 

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Colt made lots of snubbies. Why make one, when you can simply buy one?
But they didn't make and snubby Army Specials, especially on .41 calibre.
 

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If you're gonna butcher a revolver...do it to a Ruger or another from the Dark Side. :p
 
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