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whiteknight81
May 10, 2008, 01:15 PM
I have a Ruger M77 that is old enough that Ruger just stamped Ruger M77 on the action and I need to know what to call it. Does anyone have any positive/negetive feed back on this rifle. Are there any websites that will let you find out great rifle information based on your rifle serial number.

fisherman66
May 10, 2008, 01:27 PM
Is the safety on the tang? If so it's the standard M77.

I think it's a moderately desirable rifle when compared to rifles made around the same time period. I think they are better than most rifles made today. The one I have been working with is quite a shooter.

whiteknight81
May 10, 2008, 01:51 PM
If the tang is on top of rifle in front of stock then we have a winner! Thank You.

fisherman66
May 10, 2008, 02:04 PM
You're welcome

http://www.ruger-firearms.com/Firearms/PS-SerialNumberHistory-RI.html

44 AMP
May 10, 2008, 10:57 PM
No. the rearmost metal portion of the action, normally on the top of the rifle stock at the pistol grip. Tang is sometimes also used for the corresponding metal on the bottom of the stock, but this usage is uncommon.

whiteknight81
May 13, 2008, 03:14 AM
Ruger-Firearms.com just isn't helping me out at all. They don't run a serial number spread that covers the serial numbers on certain rifles of mine.

TheShootist1894
May 13, 2008, 07:10 AM
If it aint listed on Ruger's List than one of two things is happening. . .

A. You don't actually have a Ruger

B. You have a very special Ruger and you should call the factory for further information


We can help you, what is the rifle? Caliber? Features? Serial # and/or # prefix??