I promptly sold it. Honestly, I’ve never seen the point in non-magnum caliber revolvers. I only ran three as a test after reading that Lil’ Gun could have very detrimental effects on the forcing cone. The fiber-optic front sight is a bright green rod that stands out prominently over the GP100’s flat, serrated top. That said, Black Hills Ammunition disagrees with you. Vous possédez ce produit et souhaitez partager votre expérience avec nos autres utilisateurs passionnés ? This thing would look awesome on the rack next to the Desert Eagle and the Raging Judge. Now I just need to fit a silencer on it like I saw George Kennedy do in Thunderbolt and Lightfoot the other night. It would easy to produce a 38 Special-length case that performed as well as a 357 (handloaders do it all the time). Make some hot loads for the 44 spl? In general do the 3" GP100 44 Special revolvers show a bullet weight preference? 02-03-2017, 09:19 AM #2. contender1. revolvers Revolver S&W 65 -357MAG. The Ruger GP100 features a triple-locking cylinder that is locked into the frame at the front, rear and bottom for more positive alignment and dependable operation shot after shot. Got my GP100 .44 Special 3″ for $529 on Wednesday. ... Ruger GP100 357 Mag Revolver 4" Barrel. $5.00 shipping. Breaking out my old Brown and Sharpe calipers, I discovered that the S&W cylinder on the Magnum was 1.69 inches wide, while the Ruger GP100’s was 1.59. Obviously, only Jerry Miculek, the world record holder for revolver shooting, will be able to keep up with Jerry Miculek, but the … Throw in a Ruger 77/357 Bolt Action Rifle and you have a combo that is hard to beat. The .44 Special can do that quite well. For those who love handloads it’s absolutely ideal. Unfortunately, it would also chamber in a 38 S&W cylinder which produces about a third of the pressure of a 9mm. But the cartridge doesn’t have to be juiced-up. 96. Sold, pending funds . Tale Of The Tape. Especially if you consider that a 230gr +p .45 auto can deliver more, -and- from a platform that in single stack configuration (1911 for example) holds 2+1 more rounds then the 5 in this weapon here( not to mention the double stack .45’s from Glock, S&W, Springfield, etc that are prevalent today). Caliber: 44 Special; Grips Smooth Walnut; Front Sight Gold Bead; Barrel Length 5" 12.7 cm; Material Alloy Steel; Capacity 5; Rear Sight Adjustable; Twist 1:20" RH; Finish Blued; Overall Length 10.38" 26.3 cm; Weight 38 oz. How’s it compare to the Charter Arms 44 spcl? The fact that that very gun (misidentified as a Contender) is the signature weapon of one of my favorite fictional characters is just an added bonus. is overbuilt. 4.8 out of 5 stars 16. Le Prix de réserve est déterminé par le vendeur lors de la mise en vente de son objet. $26.99 $ 26. Large, heavy bullets moving slowly also work extremely well but without the negatives that speed brings. I’m also getting 491 ft lbs from 200 gr .45ACP at 1050, the stated velocity and weight of the black Hills stuff above. Grips. It’s unique feature was a grip peg that allowed a wrap around grip (when made of rubber type material it gave even more cushioning effect) that could be conformed i… I tried 15 factory loads in all three chamberings and nine .44 Special handloads and I can say this is one of the most accurate .44 Specials I have experienced. THE RUGER COLLECTION. The .44 caliber black powder pistol reigned supreme for 50 years. The 44 is my main carry since I got it. I don’t see the advantage of giving up a ro und just to shoot a weaker cart ridge either. FAMILY: GP100 Series MODEL: GP100 TYPE: Revolver ACTION: Double / Single Action FINISH: Matte Hawkeye Stainless Steel STOCK/FRAME: Steel Frame STOCK/GRIPS: Rubber CALIBER/GAUGE: 44 Special CAPACITY: 5 BARREL: 3" SIGHTS: Adjustable Rear ADDL INFO: Full Shroud ADDL INFO: Non-Fluted Cylinder GUN CASE: Plastic N'hésitez plus ! RUGER GP100, Super Redhawk Factory Grip 1-Piece Rubber Without Inserts. I’ve been a Ruger fan for a long time. Délai de réponse moyen constaté sur les questions posées. Full disclosure of course. The numbers in the reloading manual are there to keep you safe. I have but two words to say about anyone who would complain that a gun review was too long because it contained a bit of discourse about Elmer Keith: fuck ’em. The GP100’s Hogue grip doesn’t make me a believer but it’s a great shape, quite wide, devoid of finger grooves. 3" Hausse réglable, guidon fibre optique 99. I don’t know guys – but I’ll tell you guys this: I’d much rather have a 357 mag than a 44 spl. Ruger GP100 in 44 S&W Special! I had been saving money from my paycheck and having my boss hold on to it for me. The .44 Special GP100 is almost as versatile as the .327 Magnum as it will not only accept .44 Special loads but .44 Russian and .44 Colt loads as well. (Bob Mundon I ain’t.). These “special edition” revolvers are somewhat atypical compared to the rest of the line, but aren’t very special otherwise. Mold recommendations? Though my rear sight pin also kept coming out. GI#: 101566037. For the rest of you who might not get why this is a b More importantly, the thinnest part of the cylinder on the interior walls was identical in width. 99 percent of the rounds through my .357 are .38, but I still like having the option. FREE Shipping. Of course the S&W 29’s cylinder was wider…it holds 6 vs. 5 in the Ruger! The same thing dick Casull did with the 45 Colt turning it into the 454 Casull cartridge these were all 45 Colt cartridges before Dick Casull made it into the actual link cartridge that you have today he started with the 45 Colt and by loading it and overloading it he came up with the ballistics he wanted and then either Smith & Wesson or Ruger designed a cylinder for it for him. I have Smith Model 10s from the 60s that I shoot all the time, even with +p loads, and a model 64 that I believe could handle anything commercially available for .357 if it could chamber it. Geoff, that .50 BMG pistol literally made me quote Pam Poovey…. “The same is true with the 45 Colt.” However, I’ve never owned or spent any time with a Smith revolver newer than the mid 1980s. I replied no looks okay to me action on the gun worked cylinder rotated did everything it was supposed to do and then he told me that that empty cartridge was actually fired in that gun with that 3/8 inch bolt in the end of the barrel with a full 357 Magnum charge and it didn’t even blow the barrel up didn’t bulge it didn’t do nothing I was sold on the spot and it was much cheaper”. Elmer developed his heavy 44 loads in Smith and Wesson N-Frame Triple-Locks and Hand Ejector as well as the Colt Single Action Army. Some places like Academy will ship free with a $25 order, some others like Target Sports ship free in case lots. Arrives before Christmas. Certainly a part of that is down to the gun’s handle. Ruger GP100 357 Magnum, 44 Special Full Size inch Revolver 5-6-7 Shot Leather OWB Holster PusatHolster. Chargeur: 5 The grips are boring, but they work well. Etat de l'arme: star_rate star_rate star_rate. Only gun I don't load this in is my Bulldog. That 77/357 is totally indifferent to the ammo it is fed, unlike lever guns that I have had. He designed it from a 44 special I believe it was an L frame 5 shot with 6-inch barrel he was using and hand loaded it until the ballistic became very very good for hunting. Standing from the draw. The GP100 was originally introduced in 1986 and chambered in .357 Magnum with a six-round capacity. From shop PusatHolster. This .44 Special revolver’s adjustable rear sight is notch style, with an added white outline along the inside edge. There is a real need for an accepted +P 44 Special load. But enough to require a larger frame or less metal in critical areas. Seems that might warrant a mention in the article?? That’s just me. Looking online, it also produces more than the hottest loads from Winchester, Speer, Remington, Hornady, and Buffalo Bore. Ruger put together a great gun. Yes,. And, to be sure, the GP 100 is a very sturdy revolver. by B. Gil Horman - Monday, December 19, 2016. My 357 is now so pretty I almost hate to shoot it. This is why you take your decades old books on topics such as .44 spl, pistol hold techniques, and Massad Ayoob with a grain of salt, a lot has changed over the last 30 years and you need to keep up. From shop PusatHolster. La livraison Colissimo par NaturaBuy n'est possible qu'en cas de paiement par Carte Bleue ou NaturaPay. pour vous proposer des contenus et services adaptés à vos centres d’intérêts. The GP100 in .44 Special reminds me why. The trigger is now smooth as silk. I'm hoping to save a little "dumb tax" and getting a leg up on the learning curve by getting some recommendations from 44 Special enthusiasts. Par définition, le prix de réserve n'est pas porté à la connaissance des acheteurs potentiels. Keith and Skelton were also involved in the development of the 41 Magnum for law enforcement and hunting. What’s funny to me about ALL these reviews is how people attack the gun being reviewed. One thing I’d read in some other reviews of this revolver is that, due to the smaller GP-100 frame, the forcing cone has significantly less metal compared to a .44 Magnum. Revolvers are still the right gun by the bed. Charter Arms and Federal came up with 9mm federal which duplicated 9mm pressure and ballistics. It gets a 6.0g of Unique/Universal under 240g SWC. Everything from powder puff .38 Specials to fire breathing .357 Mag Bear Loads, not to mention Shot Shells, etc. When I think one shot power from a handgun, .44spl isn’t on the list, and then I think tool for personal defense, I don’t look for something with less power and half the capacity of a 1911, unless it’s far lighter and smaller, and designed to be easy to carry. I’ll just get a .357 so I can run both if I so choose. 99 $38.99 $38.99. That .30-06 might have 4 times the m.e. 20 grains and about 100fps more then a standard .45 auto load isn’t that impressive. It arrives on my doorstep in a week or less. If so, what’s wrong with a 38 or 44 special length cylinder, in a shorter, stronger frame, with a slightly longer barrel, firing full house magnum loads, as opposed to a magnum length frame and cylinder with a correspondingly shorter barrel of the same overall firearm length? Faster, but it can be found in.38 Special too load you! 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