The GP100 Match Champion’s satin-stainless-steel surface was brighter than the Smith & Wesson finish of the same name. Ruger’s GP100 Match Champion. Ruger GP100 1702 $627.79. The Match Champion’s Hogue Monogrip was a beautiful hardwood featuring graceful swells and stippled panels on each side. I'm looking at going a bit more compact, either the SP-101 or the GP100 Match Champ with 4.2" barrel. The GP100 Match Champion. Ruger SP101 Match Champion July 09, 2018 By Stan Trzoniec. The custom Altamont grip on the SP101 is smaller, but more contouring to the shooter’s hand; better ergonomically. 46 1 0. The GP100 has poor aftermarket support and add-ons. Ruger GP100 1773 $849.99. The Ruger SP101 made its debut in 1988. The revolver is designed with competition shooting in mind, though I suspect it would make an excellent self-defense gun as well. From the reviews, it looks like the GP100 Match Champ comes almost perfect from the factory. We started at 15 yards, and worked back to 25, using NRA B-2 … Ruger GP100 1753 $969.99. Ruger’s GP100 line has been around for some time. The new Ruger GP100 Match Champion comes from the factory with the following features: The grip is a Hogue unit made from some type of hardwood, and the stippling provides a secure grip, without being abrasive to the hand. As one of WTA's resident revolver whores I have to pass on the news of Ruger's new GP100 Match Champion. Ruger announced the introduction of a new GP100 Match Champion revolver with adjustable sights. GP100 match champion Thread starter uvholic; Start date Feb 20, 2015; uvholic. Ruger GP100 1766 $394.10. Discussion in 'Handguns: Revolvers' started by zanders, Feb 19, 2019. load and make ready – gp100 vs 686 To get a sense of the guns’ performance across a range of ammo, we picked up the three most common factory .357 loads, and added a couple of our own handloads. GP100 Match Champion vs Wiley Clapp Quigley Dec 5, 2018 My current hunting handgun is a 6in GP100 that I absolutely love, but I'm looking for something smaller for general woods work. This compliments the fixed sight Match Champion the company introduced about a year ago. The GP100 Match Champion has a Hogue brand wood grip that is very upright with stippling for dexterity. I haven't been able to spot one of these in MA FFLs. Match Champion. The Ruger Match Champion is the only GP100 … Feb 20, 2015 #1/21 Anyone know if the match champion is on both 'lists'? Based on the already-successful Match Champion in .357 Magnum, the 10mm GP100 offers a few upgrades over the standard model, such as a tuned trigger, fiber-optic front sight and walnut grips. 03-25-2016, 09:10 PM #5. While the handgun had a number of features that made it an option for IDPA matches and the like, it lacked an asset many competitive shooters look for in a firearm. Ruger GP100 1771 $839.99. I bought my Match Champion with fixed Novak style rear sights as soon as it first became available back in 2014. The new Ruger GP100 Match Champion .357 Mag. Here are some of the Match Champion features, as described by Ruger: "The Match Champion Model is designed with the competitor in mind. For many it’s a mainstay for carry and home defense duty, among other uses. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. It was a small-frame revolver intended to be the stablemate for the GP100 that had supplanted the firm's small Security-Six wheelgun. Essentially it's a 4" that's been given the sight treatment, "melted" cylinder and action job of the "Wiley Clapp" 3" but Ruger has departed from the full-underlug and went with a short ejector shroud. It was a small-frame revolver intended to be the stablemate for the GP100 that had supplanted the firm’s small Security-Six wheelgun. Ruger will have a new model GP100 available in 2014, the Ruger GP100 Match Champion.This is the GP100 for competition shooting, and to be 100% honest it looks like Ruger went into my dreams while I was asleep and pulled all the features I want in a GP100 to make this gun.. The SP101 was originally designed as a .38 Special, but according to the book Ruger & His Guns, defense expert Massad Ayoob convinced Model Number: 1754 Caliber: 357 Mag Grips Hogue® Stippled Hardwood; Front Sight Fiber Optic; Barrel Length 4.20" 10.6 cm; Material Stainless Steel; Capacity 6; Rear Sight Fixed; Twist 1:18.75" RH; Finish Satin Stainless; Overall Length 9.50" 24.1 cm; Weight 38 oz. Some variants of GP100 consist of a couple that hold 7 of .327 Federal, a few that hold 5 of 44 Special, etc. Ruger GP100 Match Champion $747.69. The new barrel has flat sides, and the underlug stretches just a bit more than halfway instead of going all the way to the muzzle. Originally built for the .357 Magnum, the GP100 incorporates a medium-sized stainless steel frame and barrel that are relatively light, with the entire gun coming in at 37 ounces. Ruger GP100 1707 $829.00. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > zanders Member. The Match Champion has the best trigger pull that I have ever felt on a GP-100 sixgun. Moreover, this pistol also has fiber optic sights, along with the read sight and front blade. 1: Wood grips / fiber optic front sight right out of the box ($130 to $150 value in it of itself: makes up for the price difference by this alone) 2: Ruger does a trigger job on the Match Champion models. I want to be able to shoot .40 S&W in the 10mm GP100 but it isn’t a reality at the moment. Rating - 97.9%. Looking for Ideal molds 419181 (44 Evans Long) and 375167 (38-72) "Joined Dates" are deceiving if you factor-in "lurk" dates. Wondering if I could ship one in from an out of state dealer. Joined: Apr 15, 2018 Messages: 100 Location: El Paso. Ruger SP101 Match Champion The Ruger SP101 made its debut in 1988. GP100 ® Match Champion ® in 10mm Auto; GP100 ® Match Champion ® Web Spot; Double-Action Revolver Disassembly; GP100 ® Match Champion ® Double-Action Revolver Basic Cleaning; Double-Action Revolver Full Cleaning; GP100 ® Match Champion ® with Adjustable Rear Sight; Double-Action Revolver Reassembly Joined May 4, 2013 Messages 236 Likes 16. I used a regular GP100 in IDPA, then switched to the first generation of Match Champion guns with fixed sights, then when they dropped the adjustable sight models I bought one of those in .357. The GP100 Match Champion is clearly designed to compete heads up with S&W’s similar 686SSR offering. The standard barrel length is 4.2 inches, but some models are 2.5 inches or 5.5 inches. The Ruger GP100 has been a mainstay in the company’s double-action revolver line since it first rolled off the assembly line in 1986, and its new Match Champion is purpose-built for competition use. As you would expect, the larger mass of the S&W definitely tamed the recoil much better than the Ruger. I absolutely love my Match Champion. springs in it and polish all the parts. The GP100 Match Champion is the ultimate revolver for competing in professional shooting matches, and also a practical choice for outdoorsmen and handgun hunters who demand the best. It is a 4 inch (4.2, technically) revolver, chambered in .357 Magnum with fixed Novak rear sights and a green fiber optic front post. Show more. Some Match Champion owners have even converted their cylinders to fire 10mm Magnum (10×32). Ruger GP100 1757 $743.47. The new GP100 Match Champion is Ruger’s first direct attempt at challenging that dominance. I like the look and feel of double action revolvers… Maybe because they wear more of their mechanical design and function on the outside. Now that we have established a standard, let’s take a look at a modern double action revolver, the Ruger GP100 Match Champion, and see how it meets those standards. I've recently been considering picking up a Smith M66 because it's a beautiful gun, but then I saw the Ruger GP100 Match Champion. As I sprinted through the Ruger booth, I remember being impressed with the trigger and the features during the few minutes I handled the new revolver. Such a conversion would theoretically allow one to fire the … When I first heard the release of the Ruger Match Champion .357 magnum/.38 Special chambered GP100 and then handled it at SHOT, I was really excited. Ruger GP100 1748 $757.89. The Ruger GP100 Match Champion's barrel is a departure from the usual GP100 barrel. At SHOT Show, we talked to Kurt Hindle, the product manager for the Match Champion. revolver successfully blends the superior toughness of the GP100 design with the slicked-up features many IDPA competitors have in mind. That thing is gorgeous. The Ruger GP100 Match Champion is a unique six-gun that offers a great deal to the discerning shooter…with the added bonus of moon clip sweetness. A list of things the Match Champion has over the regular 4.2 gp100. GP100 10mm Match Champion vs 625 Performance Center. It's not a … Ruger GP100 1765 $375.20. by ©RGI Media, Inc - Published with permission. I am a huge GP100 fan. Add to that that 1) Rugers are super easy to polish/tune yourself, and 2) can eat a steady diet … I have shot a Ruger GP100 Match Champion and it is a very fine piece of equipment for sure! Ruger GP100 1777 The Speer Gold Dot boasts the company’s Uni-Cor bonding process, which prevents jacket-core separation. Of course I like this gun. The GP100 Match Champion changes all that, for this is a superbly crafted, tuned, super-smooth revolver right out of the box. The Ruger GP100 Match Champion was conceived by several members of our team that wanted a competition-worthy revolver." The GP100 10mm Match Champion review is tough, because everyone knows I like the GP100. Ruger GP100 1772 $1,249.99. The double-action pull is butter-smooth, and the single-action pull is very crisp. With the word “Match” in the name, it must be even more awesome–right? Web ID: 1402181658 Product Chart This SKU table contains a list of all SKUs available for the product. Despite the 10mm’s reputation for power, the Ruger GP100 Match Champion is all about speed. NES Member. The MSRP of the SP101 Match Champion is $859. The trigger is better than stock GP100, but can easily be made even better with a little more polishing, and lighter springs if you are into that. Although I expected it would be a 5-shot standard version like the .44 Spl., the first 10 mm GP100 is a 6-shot Match Champion configuration. The GP100 Match Champion was released at the 2014 SHOT Show, the New Hampshire/Arizona manufacturer’s offering to the competitive shooting market. 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