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Ruger SP101 Model #5718 357 Magnum, $659

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GUN TESTS GRADE: A
The SP101 is an excellent choice in a traditional snubnose revolver. It felt solid in hand, wore a glare-free finish, was snag-free and accurate.

Ruger SP101 Model #5718 357 Magnum, $659

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The SP101 offered easy access to the five-shot cylinder; we'd fill that U-shaped cutout at the rear notch with a matte-black paint or candle soot.
In the shooter's hand, the SP101 pointed well and the trigger span in double action fit most hand sizes.

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