Longhunter, One day I went to the range with my Ruger Hunter 45 Colt. It was sighted in with a Leupold 2-7X. It would put three 250 XTP's in one ragged hole off the bench at 50 yards.
The goal was to shoot three, remove the scope, install a Burris FFII & fire three more after sight-in. The result was unbelievable. No way you could tell which target was which. I left the FF II on the Ruger & that is where it'll stay.
I have an FA Model 83 45/454 too. Still would never sell my Ruger. It is a sweet shooter!