99. Ruger will need to create a new cylinder that fits all compliant ammo. This article, "Ruger GP100 .44 Special" appeared originally as a Gun Locker review in the May 2017 issue of Shooting Illustrated. At that time, it was the “new” Charter Arms .44 Special Bulldog. UPC: 736676017614; MPN: 1761; CDNN Sports Compare prices for this product 314 . DeSantis Thumb Break Scabbard Holster fits 4-Inch Ruger GP100. That said, Ruger’s newest offering in their revo lineup sparked a lot of interest around the office when it was announced. FREE Shipping by Amazon. They were in Brian Pearce's tier 2 category. 45. The Ruger GP100 .44 Special is a sizable, powerful-looking gun. As a general rule, less than magnum loads and shorter barrels are both better suited to a faster powder. However, I'm having a problem with sighting her in. Point being my Gp100s 44 special 5 inch barrel's barrel shank ended up crushed by semi hot 44 special loads. Moreover, this pistol also has fiber optic sights, along with the read sight and front blade. Here was a medium-sized snubby, based on the hella-stout GP100, but chambered in the venerable .44 S&W Special cartridge. The Ruger GP100 is a bit large for a pocket gun, but it fills that gap between pocket gun and heavy belt gun, and is what has for years been designated a “big-bore belly gun”. The last few Rugers I have gotten have all had sight issues. I do expect other barrel lengths and options to be offered later. One sent his back and Ruger said they would replace the barrel. In both cases Ruger said there were no other front sights available. The GP100 has poor aftermarket support and add-ons. 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 called Ruger and got the same answer as he. 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. The short GP100 in 44 special is a good holster carry SD gun, that if needed would work with a bullet going out at a reasonable 9-950 FPS for encounters with 4 legged as well as 2 legged targets. Sometimes we want a gun to do everything when in fact you may only use it for hunting once or twice. Love the blue finish on this model. The 44 special is a very versatile round with bullets anywhere from 180 grain up to 300 grain and at power levels from mild to wild. Yeah, it's only .44 Special, and I'm pretty sure the frame can handle loading specials up to higher pressures if you wanted to, but that forcing cone looks like it's expecting regular old 44 special pressures. I just picked up a 3" GP100 in 44 Special and am asking for holster recommendations. I believe I'd like to find a security six as you mentioned. Next Last. If, on the other hand, you want to follow Elmer and test the limits of the .44 Spl, all bets are off. 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. Tale Of The Tape. Those powders might be more available. Ruger GP100 44 SPL Revolver Leather 3 inch Cross Draw Holster ... From shop PusatHolster. http://www.sixguns.com/BookOfThe44/bot44c10.htm. And, if I recall correctly, back then the only factory ammo available was some lead round nose ammo that wasn’t very accurate. 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. The forcing cone looks kind of dainty for a Ruger. 1 of 2 Go to page. Has anyone see or shot this gun? I was told by Ruger that they use cowboy loads for testing and sighting, while most buyers shoot Keith, Skeeter, or similar handloads. 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. The result is the GP100 7-shooter. Said they didn't have any other sights for this model. The revolver has be d ...Click for more info. Jan 30, 2018 #2. I Just ordered one of these 3" five shooters in .44 special. 4.6 out of 5 stars 16. GIVE25. Some variants of GP100 consist of a couple that hold 7 of .327 Federal, a few that hold 5 of 44 Special, etc. My tightest five-shot cluster, measuring 1.44 inches wide, was produced by the Black Hills 200-grain JHPs. Thread starter TJ11; Start date Jan 28, 2018; 1; 2; Next. Shooting from a rest with a 240 gr bullet with mild or stiff charge of Unique, i can not get it down to POA. anyone tried the Ruger GP100 .44 special 3 inch. 99 $38.99 $38.99. NES Life Member. 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. 4.6 out of 5 stars 322. Jan 30, 2018 #2. Most shops have stopped supplying powder in my area. Remember, it’s not to supposed to be comfortable, it’s suppose to save your life. That load gives a muzzle velocity of roughly 950 fps. Crushed the forcing cone on my 5" GP100 44 special. 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. Others have reported that Ruger gladly sent them out a taller sight and fixed the problem. Did that and it is still about three inches high. 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. I'll pass on the new gp although I really like my gp100 357 mag. Blue GP100 4.2 inch barrel - solid. Love the blue finish on this model. I prefer a paddle or something with snaps so I don't have to undo my belt to put it on and take it off. It sports a non-fluted cylinder, adding to both the appeal and the robust build quality for which Ruger revolvers are known. ezekiel38 375 Atomic. The standard barrel length is 4.2 inches, but some models are 2.5 inches or 5.5 inches. That said, Ruger’s newest offering in their revo lineup sparked a lot of interest around the office when it was announced. My 5.5” blued 44 does that. The GP has been a standard in the Ruger catalog for a good 20-25 years. Seller: SRT220 . My 5" blued GP-100 did exactly the same as the poster. All I shoot in my Talo (3") GP-100 is the skeeter load with 240g SWCs. Grips easy to change to smaller for carry or wood for a different look. The GP100 has always been one of the most underappreciated DA .357s. The .44 Special’s legacy endures because firearm manufacturers (S&W, Ruger, Charter Arms, Taurus, Freedom Arms, Colt, Cimarron, etc) keep coming out with new revolvers chambered for the 110-year old round. 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. This new Ruger is a 5 shot .44 Spl. I shoot 44 Special loads in my GP100 and 44 Special Blackhawk. 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. I am from Europe and I'm going to buy new GP100 in 44.spl. 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. I wound up installing a .330" sight from Dawson Precision and fixed my problem. I have the rear sight bottomed out and she is still four inches high!!!!! Stock grip does soak up the recoil. H.H.L. Only thing left is to let someone else shoot it, and i just havent got anyone out here yet. Browse all new and used Ruger Revolvers - GP100 for sale and buy with confidence from Guns International. Jan 28, 2018 #1. It does not specifically mention the GP100 44 Spl for these "+P" labeled loads. I load heavy 44 Special loads in 44 Magnum cases for my S&W Model 69. 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 It sports a non-fluted cylinder, adding to both the appeal and the robust build quality for which Ruger revolvers are known. The first problem is Ruger’s rear sight: it stinks, to put it bluntly. At 25 yds she is shooting too high. Although the stainless-steel revolver features the Ruger family brushed satin finish, it’s a working gun look, without much fine polish. Moreover, this pistol also has fiber optic sights, along with the read sight and front blade. GI#: 101566037. Through the years, Ruger has chambered its single-action Blackhawk revolvers in .44 Special, and any revolver chambered for .44 Magnum can also shoot the lighter .44 Sp ecial. Ruger recently introduced their GP100 revolver in .44 Special. $34.00 $ 34. 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. The “big-bore” GP100 is right at home in an El Paso Saddlery rig. If you are a Ruger fan, buy the GP100 but stay with 44 Special level loads. $26.99 $ 26. Any modern .44 Special should be able to take much higher pressures than the factory pressure of 15,000 psi. Re: ....44 Special loads for the 3" GP100 ? $5.00 shipping. At 25 yds she is shooting too high. I had the same problem with the Bisley 44 Spl with a 4 5/8" barrel and took it to a Smith and had a taller sight Installed. Pusat Holster Revolver Leather 3 inch OWB Holster for 44 Special Ruger GP100 Left Hand Black-Brown. After getting a few intial photographs, I pulled out the chunky gun and began getting familiar with it. Novak offers 2 different front sight heights for the GP: .245" AND .265" with fiber optics. Ruger’s long anticipated GP100 in 44 special is a long time in coming. I have two .44 Specials, a Ruger GP100 and a Ruger Blackhawk flat top Bisley. Called up Ruger and talked to a tech and he said to try it at 15 yds. Glockit uber n00b. I'm at the point of life that I do not have to shoot full power magnum loads any more. In addition to the .44 Special (top) the Lipsey’s/Ruger GP100 also handles both the .44 Colt (middle) and .44 Russian (right). Ruger GP 100 357 4" Blue . Braids Holsters Brown owb Formed Revolver Holster Choose Gun, Left or Right Hand (Right Hand Ruger Gp100 3" 44 & 357) $49.45 $ 49. The GP100 has poor aftermarket support and add-ons. That load gives a muzzle velocity of roughly 950 fps. maythe4thbewithu on Ruger GP100. But I think I need a taller front sight. Cheap Kimber Pro Raptor 2 And Ruger Gp100 44 Special Review Kimber Pro Raptor 2 A It’s well executed, with no rough edges or gross tool marks. Since the .44 Special Ruger GP100 has a 3-inch barrel and adjustable sights, I measured its accuracy by firing five-shot groups in single-action mode with each load from a bench, using a sandbag rest for support, at 15 yards. with slightly different aesthetics (i like it). The GP100… Ruger's long anticipated GP100 in 44 special is a long time in coming. 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 . Ruger GP100 speedloader blocks are are tuned for perfect compatibility with your favorite revolver speedloader, resulting in unparallelled ease of use. The new 3" barrel Ruger GP100 5-Shot .44 Special falls neatly into my idea of a one-gun shooting solution. Check with Alliant's on-line load data and see what they have to say. View unanswered posts | View active topics. 100 As soon as Ruger introduced the GP100 in .44 Special, I bought one. Fobus RUGP Evolution Holster for Ruger GP100 All Models, Right Hand Paddle. Skeeter Skelton's load was 7.5 grains of Unique under a 250 grain Keith style bullet for the 44 Special. By Bisley .32 magnum required a custom made taller front sight (I was not aware of 2 dogs at the time) and my SP101 .327 shot super low with the sight at max elevation. Give Gift; Back to Top; Post by ezekiel38 on Apr 16, 2020 10:49:55 GMT -5. Green dot or Unique would seem to be better suited for a bit stouter load in a short barrel. Go. Sold, pending funds . --Robert Frost. 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. .44 Special may not be the most common cartridge out there, but Ruger currently manufactures two GP100 models built for it. Opinions ? I have tried shorter rear blade to no avail. That is over SAAMI specs. 5.0 out of 5 stars 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. 00. Sold one and still have the other. 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. Too bad, that pistol was so nicely balanced and a shooter to boot. This listing is for the metal speedloader block only, and does not include speedloaders, ammunition, or firearms. There was a problem subscribing you to this newsletter. 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. maythe4thbewithu on Ruger GP100. However, I'm having a problem with sighting her in. These “special edition” revolvers are somewhat atypical compared to the rest of the line, but aren’t very special otherwise. 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. My first impression of the revolver is that it is made to a reasonably high standard. My 5.5" version was the same way. Unable to resist: GP100 3" 44 Special. Skeeter Skelton's load was 7.5 grains of Unique under a 250 grain Keith style bullet for the 44 Special. Pusat Holster Revolver Leather OWB 2½ inch Handcrafted Holster for Ruger GP100 357 Magnum Black-Brown . It starts with a body which has a very loose fit in the frame’s sight channel. Ruger’s entry into this category was a bit of a surprise, but it’s a welcome one. I shoot 44 Special loads in my GP100 and 44 Special Blackhawk. That is over SAAMI specs. Here was a medium-sized snubby, based on the hella-stout GP100, but chambered in the venerable .44 S&W Special cartridge. Most data I see is optimized for 6" barrels so the question is what would the recommended load be for the 3" barrel shooting 240g lead bullets over Bullseye or Blue Dot ? Your thought that 44SPL factory ammunition or handloaded ammunition is optimal for 6" BBLs is incorrect, Sir. Lock-up is tight, trigger DA is smooth on this example. It’s been around for over 30 years and has proven itself to be reliable and exceptionally rugged. Grips easy to change to smaller for carry or wood for a different look. I can adjust my sights to POA. Called up Ruger and talked to a tech and he said to try it at 15 yds. 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. 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. In addition to new guns, new .44 Special ammunition (by Sig Sauer, Hornady, and the Speer Gold … Fashioned with a 3-inch barrel, the .44 Special GP100 is purpose-built to be a more concealable big-bore handgun. 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. 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 … It wears a Ruger adjustable rear sight that is mated to a black post front sight with green fiber-optic insert for greater visibility in various light conditions. Problem fixed! Arrives before Christmas. Crushed the forcing cone on my 5" GP100 44 special. The marriage of the GP100 with the .44 Special is a match made in gun heaven, and it’s been a long time coming. 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." Just picked the new GP100 in .44 special and really love this gun. I promptly sold it. Too bad, that pistol was so nicely balanced and a … However, the .44 Special is truly special for those who possess a bit more abstract way of thinking. In other words hold the front sight a little deeper in the rear notch or aim a hair lower. It was my fault completely but I was convinced that the Gp100 could handle them no problem. Ruger ended up fixing it and I sold it. Full disclosure of course. … Problem was the gun has same sight problem as when he sent it in. 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. $54.99 $ 54. Quote. While Jason was at it he prevailed upon Ruger to produce this GP in .44 Special, .357 Magnum and .327 Federal. Toggle navigation MENU Sign In ... (will also shoot .38 Special). Les bords ont été habillés à Posts: 1,493 Ruger GP-100 .44 Special Apr 16, 2020 10:49:55 GMT -5 . jeffh 240 Incinerator. The GP100 44 Special is built primarily of stainless steel, and wears a three-inch barrel with integral upper and lower ribs. Fashioned with a 3-inch barrel, the .44 Special GP100 is purpose-built to be a more concealable big-bore handgun. I see Ruger now is selling a GP-100 in .44 Special with a 5 inch barrel. 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. This has been addressed before to the point of all should know. 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 Feb 2018 Handloader magazine has some data for 44 Spl revolvers. I read on some forums that there are problems with sights and chambers being reamed wrong. 100 Despite near declarations of death several times over the decades, the .44 Special has risen again and again. 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… Just picked the new GP100 in .44 special and really love this gun. Ruger 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. Opening the grey Ruger box revealed a fine-looking revolver, a lock, disassembly pin, and the instruction manual. GP100 44 special problems If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Bought my self a Super Blackhawk. He did say I should try a third party for a higher front sight. SERE. View unanswered posts | View active topics, Board index » Ammunition, Gunsmithing, & Reloading » Factory Ammunition and Reloading. If you are a Ruger fan, buy the GP100 but stay with 44 Special level loads. Get it as soon as Thu, Dec 24. 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. As soon as Ruger introduced the GP100 in .44 Special, I bought one. Ruger GP100 in 44 S&W Special! I like the versatility of the 69 better, though out of the box the grips on it are not good enough. The front sight sits with an air gap above the barrel. UPC: 736676017676; MPN: 1767; Gunprime Compare prices for this product 7100 . I'm at the point of life that I do not have to shoot full power magnum loads any more. I have a 4" stainless one. Bullseye, Red Dot, 700X and 231 might be well suited if you can find them. Whether you like the round or not, this compact package of power and beauty has it all. Bob!! • Overall Length: 8.5" • 2 0 0. Select Post; Deselect Post; Link to Post; Member. Universal or HP-38 or W231 would all work well for you with the 44 Special. 4.5 out of 5 stars (143) 143 reviews $ 34.00. 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