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Ruger 5771 SP101 KSP-341X 5RD 357MAG/38SP +P 4.2"
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by Jeffrey E Friday 14 October, 2016
Great gun and shoots well. The only negative mark was that I had to send the gun back to Ruger due to the spent casings for the .357 not wanting to eject from the cylinder. Shipped the gun back to Ruger and they changed out the cylinder and had it back to me in 3 days.

Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!]
by David S Tuesday 19 April, 2016
After a great deal of research I decided to go with the Ruger SP101 4.2. This is my first gun purchase and I just received it today. Couldn't wait to get to the range and see how it performed out of the box. Started with the 38's and was quickly able to get some nice groupings. The gun fits in my hand like a glove and the grip allows you to get full contact with the.hand. This is one reason I chose this piece over the 2.25 SPANISH 101. The 357 has a kick but felt in complete control handling the recoil. Had to grind when the people at the lane next to me commented "that's loud." This gun is our home defense weapon but still small enough to carry. It feels, looks and shoots solid. Very happy with my purchase. Now a few words about about Buds Guns Shop. I scoured the Internet for the best deal and Buds was the best price. This is the most difficult SP101 to find and they sell quickly. The site is easy to navigate and they kept me advised me every step of the way via email. Couldn't be happier and I will be back. Thanks Buds!

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
by Nicholas S Sunday 31 January, 2016
This is my first revolver purchase, and I am very happy overall. Ruger has a reputation for making quality firearms and this pistol is no exception. The brushed stainless steel finish is beautiful, the sights are well made and visible, and the pistol is more accurate than I will ever be. I was concerned about the grip size when the SP101 was first delivered, but it turns out to be just the right size - and I have large hands (size 5 in Army gloves). My pinky just holds to the bottom of the grip when I push my fingers into the frame to get as high on the pistol as possible. The rubber grips have the right amount of tackiness, and the wood panels are good-looking and make the pistol less likely to catch on or stick to clothing when drawing. The action was solid out of the box, but seemed gritty overall. I think this was due to some metal shavings left during the manufacturing process. The problem was easily solved by disassembly and lubrication. If the bulk of a GP100 doesn't interest you, then you will like this pistol. It is much slimmer, weighs 3/4 of a pound less, and you are only giving up 1 round to get the savings. The barrel does not seem to large for the size of the pistol, and actually balances quite well when held. Also, the weight makes 38 Special extremely fun to shoot. Magnum loads are not quite as fun but definitely manageable. Overall, I am extremely happy with the pistol and the price that I paid.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
by David B Monday 25 January, 2016
Got this Revolver for my daughter for Christmas. Was a little concerned that the recoil may be too much for her with the small frame, but the 4" barrel and the weight she handled it like a .22. (shooting .38). Cant wait to see her use some .357 through it. Trigger pull is a little heavy but should loosen up with use. Shoots accurate as can be.

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
by David T Monday 28 December, 2015
Again : A smooth transfer although a little slow due to the Christmas rush but all same all same ! The piece shoots deadly accurate right out of the case and surprisingly minimal recoil from a lite handgun - esp. with .38 Specials. And with 50 Grain Critical Defense loads its like shooting a 22 Magnum. Thanks Bud's !

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
by Charles M G Tuesday 01 December, 2015
I'm a 67yr old gent who's had fire arms most of my life and I have had many different type during this time, but this Ruger 5771 SP101 KSP-341X5Rd 357MAG/38SP+P 4.2 revolver is outstanding. I started with 158 grain 357mags to shot it in and it was on spot in 25 shots at 25yards. When I say on spot I mean 3' circle. I am pleased with its size and the optic sight. The recoil was not bad at all, as a matter of fact I shot another 25 rounds just for kicks which were also spot on. What I did notice is with the optic sight you have to find a fixed point on which to set the optics or you will very on your shots. I mean this fire arm is exacting in its construction. You can't just put the optic between the rear bar. I put the green circle on the bottom edge/center of the rear bar and am spot on with each shot. the weight is a plus and the 4.2 barrel lets me hunt Deer in Indiana. Buds was great to work with and I will be back. Buy the way this is my third purchase from Buds. Charlie G

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
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