Ruger Brings Back SP101 Revolver in 9 mm

by
posted on November 12, 2017
sp101_lede.jpg
After nearly a two-decade absence from its catalog, Ruger has announced the return of a 9 mm chambering to its SP101 revolver lineup. Introduced in 1989, the revolver is also currently chambered in .357 Mag., .327 Fed. Mag., .38 Spl. +P, .22 LR; the original 9 mm model was removed from its offerings in 1998. 

  

In addition to shipping with three full moon clips, which act as both a speed loader and help eject spent cartridges, the new 9 mm SP101 features a 2.25” barrel with a 1:16” RH twist. The five-shot solid steel wheelgun weighs in at 25 ozs., with a 7.20” overall length. Other features are identified as cushioned rubber grip with black plastic insert; Ruger's patented transfer bar mechanism​; a patented grip frame to accommodate custom grips; a triple-locking cylinder that is locked into the frame at the front, rear and bottom​; a black ramp front sight and an integral rear sight. MSRP is $719. For more, visit Ruger.com.



Latest

Afghan Jezail Low F
Afghan Jezail Low F

I Have This Old Gun: Afghan Jezail

In the Middle East, a distinctive style of longrifle emerged that is known today as the jezail, a native name that described the arm's extraordinarily long barrel.

New For 2024: Smith & Wesson Performance Center M&P Carry Comp Series

Smith & Wesson's Carry Comp series brings Performance Center treatments to a number of the company's carry-ready semi-automatics.

I Have This Old Gun: Webley Metropolitan Police Revolver

Webley Metropolitan Police revolvers were manufactured from 1883 to 1911 and issued at the discretion of division officers to be used by policemen who desired them and had exhibited an aptitude in their use.

Springfield’s Updated Tactical Response Pistol (TRP)

In the late 1990s, Springfield Armory’s Custom Shop gained a legendary reputation after supplying the FBI’s Hostage Rescue Team with the company’s Professional Model M1911s. Now, Springfield has a refreshed line of TRP pistols with four new models.

Friends Of NRA Announces 2023 Volunteers Of The Year

For exceptional commitment to a critical mission, your NRA is pleased to announce the 2023 Regional Volunteers of the Year are: Dale Emerick, Jim Kelley, Melinda Pawelek and Jeremy Frisk.

Remington’s Premier CuT: Solid And To The Point

Combining the exceptional weight-retention of Core-Lokt Copper with the enhanced aerodynamic properties of Core-Lokt Tipped, Premier CuT gives Remington Ammunition a potent new lead-free big-game hunting load.

Interests



Get the best of American Rifleman delivered to your inbox.