If you are a Ruger fan, buy the GP100 but stay with 44 Special level loads. I shoot 44 Special loads in my GP100 and 44 Special Blackhawk. Shooting the Ruger GP-100 Revolver in 44 Special Although it is a new caliber for this revolver, the GP100 model has been out for over 30 years and holsters are well represented in … At that time, it was the “new” Charter Arms .44 Special Bulldog. Once there, you can verify that the Ruger ® firearm you seek is available through that retailer and order it, subject to all federal, state and local laws.. That is over SAAMI specs. One sent his back and Ruger said they would replace the barrel. In addition to new guns, new .44 Special ammunition (by Sig Sauer, Hornady, and the Speer Gold … Ruger's long anticipated GP100 in 44 special is a long time in coming. Ruger will need to create a new cylinder that fits all compliant ammo. Problem was the gun has same sight problem as when he sent it in. This new Ruger is a 5 shot .44 Spl. Next Last. Too bad, that pistol was so nicely balanced and a shooter to boot. After getting a few intial photographs, I pulled out the chunky gun and began getting familiar with it. Universal or HP-38 or W231 would all work well for you with the 44 Special. My tightest five-shot cluster, measuring 1.44 inches wide, was produced by the Black Hills 200-grain JHPs. maythe4thbewithu on Ruger GP100. I can adjust my sights to POA. I’ve shot it a ton, both at the range and on the set of “Handguns & Defensive Weapons,” and it’s well-behaved and accurate. I have the rear sight bottomed out and she is still four inches high!!!!! Ruger came out with a .44 Special GP100 with a 3" barrel. That said, Ruger’s newest offering in their revo lineup sparked a lot of interest around the office when it was announced. Stock grip does soak up the recoil. The new 3" barrel Ruger GP100 5-Shot .44 Special falls neatly into my idea of a one-gun shooting solution. It’s well executed, with no rough edges or gross tool marks. Any modern .44 Special should be able to take much higher pressures than the factory pressure of 15,000 psi. Jan 28, 2018 #1. The classic GP100 has enjoyed a reputation of being a stout workhorse that can handle a steady diet of full power .357 Magnum rounds, while also being capable of firing the soft shooting, and less expensive .38 Special ammunition. Point being my Gp100s 44 special 5 inch barrel's barrel shank ended up crushed by semi hot 44 special loads. As soon as Ruger introduced the GP100 in .44 Special, I bought one. So far, I think the advice for a fast powder is probably a better idea than Unique or Universal for what it sounds like you're looking for. Green dot or Unique would seem to be better suited for a bit stouter load in a short barrel. Jan 28, 2018 #1. I have the rear sight bottomed out and she is still four inches high!!!!! Crushed the forcing cone on my 5" GP100 44 special. My 5.5" version was the same way. 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. This is a Ruger Firearms enthusiast's forum, but it is in no way affiliated with, nor does it represent Sturm Ruger & Company Inc. of Southport, CT. "Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or self-confidence." ezekiel38 375 Atomic. I'll pass on the new gp although I really like my gp100 357 mag. Thread starter TJ11; Start date Jan 28, 2018; 1; 2; Next. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. I read on some forums that there are problems with sights and chambers being reamed wrong. I load heavy 44 Special loads in 44 Magnum cases for my S&W Model 69. It’s been around for over 30 years and has proven itself to be reliable and exceptionally rugged. Bullseye, Red Dot, 700X and 231 might be well suited if you can find them. This is a Ruger Firearms enthusiast's forum, but it is in no way affiliated with, nor does it represent Sturm Ruger & Company Inc. of Southport, CT. Ruger GP 100 357 4" Blue . 7 0 0. A five-shot revolver with a three-inch barrel, I find it an excellent field gun—not heavy like my five-inch S&W .44 Magnum but with plenty of punch. jeffh 240 Incinerator. An up-scaled version of this grip is provided on the Ruger GP100 in .44 Special, and it is the best big-bore revolver grip I have experienced. My 5.5” blued 44 does that. All I shoot in my Talo (3") GP-100 is the skeeter load with 240g SWCs. What certainly catches your eye: that big, unfluted cylinder. Your thought that 44SPL factory ammunition or handloaded ammunition is optimal for 6" BBLs is incorrect, Sir. The standard barrel length is 4.2 inches, but some models are 2.5 inches or 5.5 inches. Most data for the 44 Special is within SAAMI specs, as it should be, but don't forget that the GP-100 is a modern gun made with a very strong design. The forcing cone of the GP100 does not look as stout as the Ruger flat top Bisley 44 Spl and I wouldn't be firing a lot of so-called +P Level II loads at 22,000 psi or Level III loads at 25,000 psi, as oft quoted in Handloader magazine, in the GP100 44 Spl. (Just like the size). And, if I recall correctly, back then the only factory ammo available was some lead round nose ammo that wasn’t very accurate. The Ruger GP100 .44 Special dropped one round in capacity in return for a big-bore cartridge, but Ruger was also working on increasing the capacity of the Ruger GP100 .357 Magnum. 99 $38.99 $38.99. NES Life Member. Moreover, this pistol also has fiber optic sights, along with the read sight and front blade. Be sure to check compatibilities while selecting yours. Bob!! That load gives a muzzle velocity of roughly 950 fps. The forcing cone looks kind of dainty for a Ruger. Just picked the new GP100 in .44 special and really love this gun. Due to myself not being a reloader, the .44 Special doesn't apeal to me as much\as a 3 inch GP-100 in 38/357 due to the high cost of .44 SP ammo. View unanswered posts | View active topics, Board index » Ammunition, Gunsmithing, & Reloading » Factory Ammunition and Reloading. My first impression of the revolver is that it is made to a reasonably high standard. Glockit uber n00b. Seller: SRT220 . Ruger recently introduced their GP100 revolver in .44 Special. Ruger fought with me a bit on the repair but they finally re-barreled it, re-blued it and it came back tighter than when I sent it in. Called up Ruger and talked to a tech and he said to try it at 15 yds. However, I'm having a problem with sighting her in. Ruger GP100 44 Special Double Action Revolver $829.00; $649.99; Notify Me When Available; Style: 1761; ... Ruger GP100 44SW Special Double-Action Revolver with Walnut Hogue Grips $899.00; $669.99; Notify Me When Available; Style: 1767; Department: Firearms > Handgun Revolver > Double-Action Revolvers (1 customer review) Ruger GP100 357 Magnum 7-Shot Double-Action Revolver with 6-Inch … The Lipsey’s Ruger GP100 with a holster from Simply Rugged Holsters Weighing 38 ounces unloaded the GP100 I am testing has a crisp single action trigger pull of 5.5 pounds and a smooth double action pull of slightly over 8.5 pounds. By clicking on a link above, you will leave the Ruger website and be transported to the website of an independent, federally licensed retailer of Ruger ® products. Unable to resist: GP100 3" 44 Special. REVOLVER RUGER GP100 STAINLESS HAUSSE RÉGLABLE 3 CAL 44 SPECIAL - Revolvers de Catégorie B (7456022) - Achat et vente de matériel et d'objets neufs ou d'occasion de chasse et de pêche - … In addition to the .44 Special (top) the Lipsey’s/Ruger GP100 also handles both the .44 Colt (middle) and .44 Russian (right). Ruger GP100 .44 SPL Stainless 1767 Talo - $499 RUG GP100 44SP DA REV 3SS W TL 44SP, Double Action, , Satin Stainless Steel, Front: Gold Bead Rear: Adjustable, Hogue Walnut Grips with Finger Grooves, 3, 8.5 UPC#: 736676017676 1767 1767 736676017676 . Re: ....44 Special loads for the 3" GP100 ? I sent it back and they replaced the barrel for some reason, It still shot high so I sent it back again and they Installed a taller sight. Remember, it’s not to supposed to be comfortable, it’s suppose to save your life. anyone tried the Ruger GP100 .44 special 3 inch. Don’t get me wrong, the rear sight picture isn’t bad (in fact I prefer it to Smith & Wesson’s); the problem is that the Ruger rear sight often won’t hold zero all that well. I believe I'd like to find a security six as you mentioned. It looks very good! Now you might be thinking, “Justin, it’s a revolver from a well-established manufacturer – of course it’s made to a decent standard!” Unfortunately I’ve had the opportunity to handle the new Colt Cobra and some Smiths of rece… These “special edition” revolvers are somewhat atypical compared to the rest of the line, but aren’t very special otherwise. Go. Love the blue finish on this model. This has been addressed before to the point of all should know. The latest iteration on a basic Ruger platform is a blued, 5-shot .44 Special GP100 with a half-lug barrel instead of the usual full lug. I liked his conversion in that he retained the original barrel as I prefer the configuration to that of Reeder's and the price was substantially less. This listing is for the metal speedloader block only, and does not include speedloaders, ammunition, or firearms. Full disclosure of course. If you are a reloader try a little different load. However, I'm having a problem with sighting her in. Here was a medium-sized snubby, based on the hella-stout GP100, but chambered in the venerable .44 S&W Special cartridge. The result is the GP100 7-shooter. Those powders might be more available. Posts: 1,493 Ruger GP-100 .44 Special Apr 16, 2020 10:49:55 GMT -5 . UPC: 736676017676; MPN: 1767; Gunprime Compare prices for this product 7100 . Try moving your grip a little bit higher aka a higher hold on the revolver grip so the web of your thumb is closer to the hammer. --Robert Frost. $54.99 $ 54. Yes. This GP100 was test-fired at 20 yards with factory loads including both .44 Russian and .44 Colt as well as .44 Special loads. While it’s only slightly smaller than the 3-inch-barreled .44 Special version, the overall impression is of a smaller handgun. SERE. Moderators: flatgate, Moderators. Ruger GP100 357 Magnum, 44 Revolver spécial pouce pleine taille 5-6-7 Shot Leather OWB Holster Nous sommes le fabricant; Peau de vache bronzée aux légumes de qualité supérieure, Tous les étuis sont soigneusement moulés à la main pour un ajustement parfait et sécurisé. Bullseye should suit your needs for a light load, but blue dot is really better suited to all-out loads, and quite possibly will not be efficiently used in a short barrel, as it is a fairly slow powder. This is a Ruger Firearms enthusiast's forum, but it is in no way affiliated with, nor does it represent Sturm Ruger & Company Inc. of Southport, CT. FAQ: Last visit was: Wed Dec 09, 2020 3:13 am: It is currently Wed Dec 09, 2020 3:13 am: Board index » Main » Ruger Revolvers. 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