Single Action Gunsmithing Question

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I have a 357 Ruger New Vaquero that I have installed wolff 14# hammer and 40 oz trigger springs. I polished all internals and the gun is now very light and slick.
When the gun gets dirty after a couple boxes it loses its slickness and the cylinder chatters a little.
Does anybody know what Ruger uses for heavy grease?
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Why not call Ruger Tech Supt and ask them? Easiest way that I could think of to get that answer.
 

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There should be a small gap between the face of the cylinder and the breach end of the barrel, otherwise the cylinder will drag when the gun is dirty.
When the gun is clean, the gap should be .003" to .008".
If the gap is too small, the gun should go back to the factory or to a qualified gunsmith for correction.
I've not seen grease used on modern revolvers very often. It used to be common practice to grease the cylinder pin on cap & ball revolvers.
 
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