Ruger 77/357

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posted on January 7, 2013
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Being able to feed a long gun and a handgun from the same box of cartridges can reduce ammo costs, and is one of the oldest, most tried-and-true shooting concepts in the industry. While the lever-action has been more often associated with that role, Ruger has recently released a line of bolt-actions that are more than capable of handling your favorite handgun loads.

The company originally released an all-weather configuration M77 Mark II bolt-action in .44 Mag. The line has since been expanded to include a model chambered in .357 Mag., which we present as the latest Gun of the Week—the Ruger 77/357 Rotary Magazine Rifle.

Watch the video below and learn all about the 77/357 from American Rifleman's Senior Executive Editor Brian Sheetz. Are you glad this classic concept has returned? Let us know in the comments section below.

Technical Specifications:

Action: Bolt-Action
Caliber:
.357 Mag.
Finish:
Brushed Stainless Steel
Stock:
Black Synthetic
Front Sight:
Gold Bead
Rear Sight:
Adjustable
Barrel Length:
18.50”
Overall Length:
38.50”
Rifling:
8 Groove; 1:16” RH
Weight:
5.50 lbs.
Capacity:
5+1 Removable Rotary Magazine
MSRP:
$793.00

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