Gun Report

Ruger M77R MKII .223 Remington

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We like the way this gun handles. However, it's plain and not as good as the much less expensive Savage nor as loaded as the Remington.

Ruger M77R MKII .223 Remington

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The rifle's balance point sits just forward of the trigger guard, roughly at the center of the bolt.
The thin wrist on the Ruger felt good. The checkering was sharp and crisp. The bolt handle blends nicely with the stock, putting it out of way when shut.
The rubber pad at the end of the buttstock is a three-layer laminate that doesn't catch on clothing.

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