The .44 Specialâs legacy endures because firearm manufacturers (S&W, Ruger, Charter Arms, Taurus, Freedom Arms, Colt, Cimarron, etc) keep coming out with new revolvers chambered for the 110-year old round. We’ve got a dedicated section for the AR-15 here. From the factory, the handgun wears a cushioned, slightly tacky rubber stock with hardwood inserts that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing. No one in history has ever turned to a mob he was leading and said, “Let’s rush him! They are about 5 ounces lighter than the GP100s in the same barrel length, but are still very strong and durable. â¦ Only did I have problems with was my SR1911 9mm where the bolt and bushing was a little loose. [Review]. Gun Review: The Wiley Clapp Ruger GP100 Revolver. But Ruger has added a touch of aesthetics with hardwood inserts on the sides of the grips The stainless steel handgun has a satin finish and boasts all the features of the GP100 line. Once there, you can verify that the Ruger ® firearm you seek is available through that retailer and order it, â¦ I have several of their semi auto's and they are accurate and well built. For a new shooter buying a used revolver, go to a reputable gun store - check the Better Business Bureau, other on-line reviews, take a safety class and ask the instructors. Essentially, the spacing between the chambers of the fluted, 1.55"-diameter cylinder was decreased to accommodate a seventh one, and the placement and timing of attendant cylinder latch lockup points needed to be adjusted. No drilling; you replace the front and back sights with the scope base.