Ruger® GP100® Revolver - Blued
Everyone loves it
My friends and I have gone to the range at least nine times since I got this nice revolver from Bass Pro. At the range, we rent a variety of guns , like Glocks, but everyone likes the GP100 the best. At the end of each range day, I ask which guns they liked the most and everyone says the GP100 is their favorite.
1)Easy to operate even with the hottest 357 magnum loads.
2)Everyone can load and shoot it very well; someone who has never shot before knows exactly how to use it.
3)People are also blown away by its beauty. The 6" blued barrel just looks amazing when you're holding it. The picture on this site does it no justice.
4)Tough; I have yet to hold a revolver with more metal on it.
5) Easy to take apart, if you follow the instructions, except for the trigger guard. There are also videos online. Removing the Cylinder isn't hard, but requires practice. The more time I remove it, the more I like the design.
1)Removing the trigger guard is hard as heck. I've removed it about 6 times, but the first time required clamps applying pressure directly upon the button that releases the guard. The last time I removed it, however, wasn't that hard. So do it a few times and use a lubricant. It gets easier the more you do it.
2)Tight space between the firing pin and cylinder, meaning your cylinder might not close for a variety of reasons. This problem can be resolved quickly, as I've narrowed it down to two causes. Cause A: Primers can stick out. Cause B: the ejector has gun powder behind it, making it stick out a bit further than normal.
3) Finding grips for this gun in stores is impossible, unless you look online.
November 3, 2013
I have owned my GP100 for almost 2 years now. This is hands down my favorite hand gun out of the 5 I own. This gun is built like a tank, consistently fires a nice tight group, and is quick and easy to clean after a day at the range. The recoil is not bad at all, I taught my 11 year old daughter how to shoot with this gun and she didn't have any problem controling it. I would recommend it to anyone that wants a larger caliber revolver.
February 2, 2012
went to the bass pro in the dolphin mall and purchased this weapon and took it to the firing range the next day. worked like a pro! if you are more use to semi automatics a few speedloaders will work well for you! the ease of cleaning was one of the major advantages to it also
July 18, 2011