Gun Report

Ruger 77/17 .17 HMR

Read Gun Tests Rating and Recommendation

The Ruger offers features that the two less expensive gun don't have. Its cosmetics are very nice, with a walnut stock, three-position wing safety, and built-in scope mounts. We like this gun and think it is an excellent buy, and that's just not because we like the nine-shotrotary magazine.

Ruger 77/17 .17 HMR

Gun Details

Manufacturer
Model Name
Model Number
Hunting
Competition
Price
Caliber/Gauge
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Capacity
Weight Unloaded
Warranty
Length of Pull
Action Type
Action Finish
Barrel Finish
Trigger Pull Weight

Take the safety off the rest of Gun-Tests.com now, free!

Get complete access to this firearms comparison, and weekly members-only newsletters.

That's just the beginning of your free exclusive benefits.

You're only one click away.


Log In

Forgot your password? Click Here.

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.

A maddening feature on the Ruger M77/17 is that it kisses the bell of the ocular lens on most rifle scopes that you mount on the rifle, marring both the bolt and scope.
Testing four .17 HMRs required a lot of range time. We probably logged more total shots through the Ruger if paper punching and field work times were combined.

Read Gun Tests Rating and Recommendation