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Old April 1, 2013, 12:18 PM   #26
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Very nice handgun. With an account most banks will not charge for change. I guarantee that to save save $65 (or $6) I would count and wrap it myself.
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Old April 1, 2013, 01:22 PM   #27
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I've familiar with Bulls-eye as well. You got yourself a nice ruger there, I like it a lot. Think you made a great buy.
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Old April 2, 2013, 12:01 PM   #28
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Thank you guys!

I do love bullseye. Internet reviews seem to state otherwise but I've always received great service there. A friend I went shooting with today was having ftf issues with his recently bought kahr cw 40 while I was trying out my new ruger. He got it fixed for free while they were in the middle of closing and it now runs flawlessly.

Anyway the ruger shoots like a dream, the d/a trigger pull is so smooth and the sights are great. I am very happy with this purchase I fed her 50 rds .38 sp, 25 125 gr .357, and 25 158 gr .357. I learned there is quite a difference between 125 and 158 gr (this is my first .357 btw). This gun will mainly see .38's and 125 gr .357, mostly because I have to go out of my way to find 158 gr .357 and for $10 more than 125 gr. I can put .38's wherever I want on the paper but ill def need some practice with the .357's
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Old April 2, 2013, 01:24 PM   #29
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These two just look sweet sittin next to each other.

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Old April 2, 2013, 01:28 PM   #30
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Congrats on a gorgeous looking gun! A question from a semi-newbie. I want to Ruger site and the picture of this model looks different, in particular it has shiny finish and different handles. Is your Ruger some kind of custom/ limited? Here is a link to the site:

http://www.ruger.com/products/gp100/...eets/1702.html

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Old April 2, 2013, 02:24 PM   #31
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AID_Admin,

They are Distributor Exclusives from TALO. They make only a certain amount of them.. I can't rememeber the numbers, but something like 1,500-2,500 per edition. These are reffered to as "Wiley Clapp" Gp100 (the guy who helped design the changes for the special edition).

Last years model was a stainless model.
http://www.ruger.com/products/gp100DE/models.html

This years model is like last years, except it is in a black finish and the front sight is a different. Ruger does not have the newest version shown on their site yet. Ryu825 has the latest version.
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Old April 3, 2013, 12:18 AM   #32
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Thanks for explanation, now I get it... oh boy, I think I like stainless even better. May be not, but it sure is practical... :-)))
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Old April 3, 2013, 01:48 AM   #33
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I do like the front sights on the stainless Wiley more but I hear the finish is easy to scratch on the gun itself. I could just switch them out if I really wanted..
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Old April 3, 2013, 06:55 AM   #34
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I like the matt black. I'm seriously considering Cerakoting my SP101 in satin black. Looks bada** and is more in keeping with a discreet carry weapon.
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Old April 3, 2013, 09:56 AM   #35
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We dumped our giant piggy bank a year or so ago and turned out we had been hoarding about $400 ...

my wife took it ... sigh ...
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Old April 4, 2013, 01:03 AM   #36
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I like the matt black. I'm seriously considering Cerakoting my SP101 in satin black.

Yea that'd be pretty sweet. Even better if its the engraved one I also saw at bullseye... This gp100 may have just a 3" barrel but that's about the only small thing about it. It's a good size for carrying but not concealing unless its cold outside.
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Old April 4, 2013, 01:07 AM   #37
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we had been hoarding about $400 ... my wife took it ... sigh ...

That blows man did she at least get something cool?
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Old April 5, 2013, 12:48 PM   #38
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Thanks for the sympathy, Ryu ...

I believe that pile of pennies went to ... wait for it!! ... shoes.

Hard to complain, tho, since I never hear a peep when I add that "hadda have it" gun to my modest collection ...
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Old April 5, 2013, 12:54 PM   #39
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I like those grips. My change will be going towards a single shot .270 for deer season.
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Old April 8, 2013, 02:26 AM   #40
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... shoes...

And they're the ones she never wears right? Lol well at least she's fair about some things
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Old April 8, 2013, 03:35 AM   #41
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Re: Just coinstar'd this bucket of change I've been saving for 4 yrs...

That is a sharp looking matte black GP100. I like it a lot...
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Old April 8, 2013, 04:43 PM   #42
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RYU825,
She's a beaut! I really like the color.
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