Gun Report

Ruger GP100 Match Champion Revolver No. 1754 357 Magnum, $899

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The Match champion is undoubtedly one of Ruger's best revolvers.

Ruger GP100 Match Champion Revolver No. 1754 357 Magnum, $899

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The knurled wood grip was good looking, and its subtle contours helped absorb shock by making full contact with the surface of our shooters' hands.
The Ruger's Novak-style rear sight was windage adjustable by loosening the set screw and pushing the unit left or right. Both test guns transmit force from the hammer to the firing pin by way a transfer bar. With the hammer cocked, the transfer bar is stationed between the hammer and the firing pin. Note the relief in the hammer face located about 1/4 inch from the top of the hammer. At rest, the transfer bar lowers to fill this space, blocking the hammer from contacting the firing pin.

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