Ruger Model 77 rotary magazine

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Ruger Model 77 rotary magazine
Ruger 7722 rifle.jpg
Ruger 77/22 with scope and bipod
Type Bolt-action rifle
Place of origin United States
Production history
Manufacturer Sturm, Ruger & Co.
Produced 1983-Present [1]
Variants see Variants
Specifications
Weight 5.25–7.5 lb (2.38–3.40 kg)[2]
Length 38.5–43.25 in (97.8–109.9 cm)[2]
Barrel length 18.5–24 in (47–61 cm)[2]

Cartridge .17 Hornet, .17 HMR (77/17)[2]
.22LR, .22 WMR, .22 Hornet (77/22)[2]
.357 Magnum (77/357)[2]
.44 Magnum (77/44)[2]
Action Bolt-action[2]
Feed system

Rotary magazine capacity:[2]
4+1 (.44 Mag)
5+1 (.357 Mag)
6+1 (.17 Hornet, .22 Hornet)
9+1 (.22 WMRF, .17 HMR)

10+1 (.22 LR)

The Ruger 77/22 is a bolt-action rimfire rifle chambered for the .22 Long Rifle, .22 WMR, or .22 Hornet. It has a removable rotary magazine which allows the magazine to fit flush with the bottom of the stock. The 77/22 was introduced in 1983 and was based on the centerfire Model 77 Mark II.[3] Each rifle comes with scope rings and a lock.

Variants[edit]

77/17[edit]

The Ruger 77/17 uses the same rotary magazine design with a short bolt stroke and three position safety but is chambered in .17 HMR and .17 Hornet. Unlike other models, the 77/17 does not have sights.[4]

RUGER 77/17 Variants[4]
Caliber Stock Finish Length Weight Magazine
capacity
MSRP
Barrel Overall
.17 Hornet Green Mountain Target Grey 24 in (61 cm) 43.25 in (109.9 cm) 7.5 lb (3.4 kg) 6+1 $929
.17 HMR American Walnut Blued 22 in (56 cm) 41.25 in (104.8 cm) 6.5 lb (2.9 kg) 9+1 $829
Black Laminate Target Grey 24 in (61 cm) 43.25 in (109.9 cm) 7.5 lb (3.4 kg) 9+1 $929

77/22[edit]

The 77/22 comes in multiple different configurations and can be chambered for .22 LR, .22 WMR & .22 Hornet. All models come without sights and are either alloy steel (if blued) or stainless steel.[5]

RUGER 77/22 Variants[5]
Caliber Stock Finish Length Weight Magazine
capacity
MSRP
Barrel Overall
.22 LR Walnut Blued 20 in (51 cm) 39.25 in (99.7 cm) 6.5 lb (2.9 kg) 10+1 $829
Synthetic Brushed Stainless 20 in (51 cm) 39.25 in (99.7 cm) 6 lb (2.7 kg) 10+1 $829
Brown Laminate Target Grey 24 in (61 cm) 43.25 in (109.9 cm) 7.5 lb (3.4 kg) 10+1 $929
.22 WMR Walnut Blued 20 in (51 cm) 39.25 in (99.7 cm) 6.5 lb (2.9 kg) 9+1 $829
Synthetic Brushed Stainless 20 in (51 cm) 39.25 in (99.7 cm) 6 lb (2.7 kg) 9+1 $829
Brown Laminate Target Grey 20 in (51 cm) 39.25 in (99.7 cm) 7.5 lb (3.4 kg) 9+1 $929
.22 Hornet Walnut Blued 20 in (51 cm) 39.25 in (99.7 cm) 6.5 lb (2.9 kg) 6+1 $829
Green Mountain Target Grey 24 in (61 cm) 43.25 in (109.9 cm) 7.5 lb (3.4 kg) 6+1 $929

77/357[edit]

The Ruger 77/357 uses the same rotary magazine design with a short bolt stroke and three position safety but is chambered in .357 Magnum. It features an adjustable rear sight and a gold bead front sight.[6]

RUGER 77/357 Variants[6]
Caliber Stock Finish Length Weight Magazine
capacity
MSRP
Barrel Overall
.357 Mag Black Synthetic Brushed Stainless 18.5 in (47 cm) 38.5 in (98 cm) 5.5 lb (2.5 kg) 5+1 $829

77/44[edit]

Introduced in 1997, the Ruger 77/44 uses the same rotary magazine design with a short bolt stroke and three position safety but is chambered in .44 Magnum.[1]

RUGER 77/44 Variants[7]
Caliber Stock Finish Length Weight Magazine
capacity
MSRP
Barrel Overall
.44 Mag Vista Camo Brushed Stainless 18.5 in (47 cm) 38.5 in (98 cm) 5.25 lb (2.38 kg) 4+1 $849
Black Synthetic 4+1 $829

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Peterson, Philip. Gun Digest Book of Modern Gun Values: The Shooter's Guide to Guns 1900 to Present (16th ed.). p. 428. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Rotary Magazine Rifles". Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Ruger Rifles & Carbines: a Long Gun Legacy". About.com. Retrieved 2007-04-01. 
  4. ^ a b "Ruger 77/17 rotary rifle". Sturm, Ruger, and Co., Inc. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "Ruger 77/22 rotary rifle". Sturm, Ruger, and Co., Inc. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  6. ^ a b "Ruger 77/357 rotary rifle". Sturm, Ruger, and Co., Inc. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  7. ^ "Ruger 77/44 rotary rifle". Sturm, Ruger, and Co., Inc. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 

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