Written on: 22/06/2008 by dgress (1 review written)
I bought the rifle for my teenage daughter and wife who is small in stature. I did put a limpsaver recoil pad on it to add some inches for my 6'2" frame. It is in .308 and we recently took it to Africa where it performed great. We took 6 animals from blesbok to large gemsbok and kudu. All the locals liked it's compact size and we even took large monkeys 50 ft up in trees. I really liked that I could have it shouldered , ready to snap it up and fire, as most of the terrain was thick cover and... (read more)
Written on: 10/01/2007 by Starter (31 reviews written)
The Ruger M77 is a Mauser-style centerfire rifle manufactured in New England, USA. I have two Ruger M77 rifles (the older Mk1) in .243 and 7x57. Both guns come with walnut stocks with hand checkering, an internal magazine with easy access base, and scope rings.
The M77 is a smooth and comfortable gun to shoot. The newer M77Mk2 can be purchased with a synthetic stock and is available in a variety of calibers.
I favor the older Mk1 version of this rifle, but either the Mk1 or Mk2... (read more)