I ordered some Ranch Products clips and they work great for 10mm or 40. To the delight of many, Smith & Wesson reintroduced the venerable Model 610 in 2019 at the behest of consumers. How a 80's Colt King Cobra Changed My Mind on Revolvers. I recently had the good fortune to receive a new ammunition line from CCI called Clean-22. Jan 27, 2014 Butler, Mo. Being an owner of all three guns this blows my mind, the gp100 is a fantastic gun but I'd say the SW is solidly better in every way. The Match Champion comes with a 4.2-inch barrel, and upgrades for this specific model include an 11-degree target crown for accuracy, a fiber-optic front sight and a weight-saving half-underlug. Blue GP100 4.2 inch barrel - solid. According to my digital gauge, the SA pull on my test gun was extra-crisp with a hair of pre-travel, a 3.75-pound break and no overtravel. The hand-filling rubber grip is extremely comfortable, though it adds some bulk, and it will hold up to the elements and cold weather quite nicely. Whether it was me or the ammunition, the S&W seemed to prefer the HST offering with an average of 2.85 inches, although another shooter could deliver different results. One of the gun magazines back in the 1980's did a pretty thorough side by side comparison between the 686 and Python. With moon clips, they’re faster to load than a standard revolver, and both deliver a powerful payload suitable for a variety of predators from city to field. In response to those fanatics—er, um, I mean fans—Smith & Wesson and Ruger recently introduced wheelguns that should satisfy even the most hardcore of aficionados. The new 200-grain HST load was designed for optimum penetration and expansion without plugging up while passing through intermediate barriers. With Colt no longer manufacturing new double-action revolvers, shooters who want quality revolvers must choose between Smith and Ruger. I have been carrying a Kimber M1911 concealed for about 25 years. Not that you couldn't carry a GP100. I have read the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy, and I hereby agree to those terms. Geordie Pickard. This article is from the September-October 2020 issue of Combat Handguns magazine. FS or TD-Ruger GP100 Match Champion 10MM Discussion in 'F/S Firearms & ammo' started by Longhunter1750, Nov 17, 2020. The double-action (DA) pull weighed 11.38 pounds on average, while the single-action (SA) pull came in at 4.5 pounds. Although at hundreds less, this may not be important to you. For this reason, Ruger does not recommend the use of 40 S&W ammunition in this revolver.” But again, I’m hijacking your thread. I chose five different 10mm loads and one .40 S&W load for this test, with bullet weights ranging from 122 to 230 grains. The GP100 Match Champion ships with stippled wooden Hogue grips, absent any form of finger-groove. While the Smith & Wesson Model 610 and Ruger GP100 Match Champion are similar, they’re quite different 10mm revolvers. In the past, shooters who wanted an heirloom piece or a real tack-driver would have to spend nearly double the price of a Ruger, on a Smith. Shooting 10mm and 40 cal. The muzzle of a weapon also provides equal, concentric force to the backpressure of a round as it leaves that muzzle. smith vs ruger. Because of the medium frame size, I was a little surprised when I saw the six chambers in the cylinder. This is due to the revolver’s triple-locking system, where the cylinder is locked at the front, rear and bottom. The Match Champion’s new grip does much to address this, but isn’t quite up to snuff with Performance Center Smith & Wesson’s. Grips easy to change to smaller for carry or wood for a different look. With 180 grain FMJ the recoil is easier to manage than polymer .40s. Thankfully, Ruger has adorned its new wheel gun with an industry-standard 11-degree target crown to protect the muzzle and aid in accuracy. I have since learned it was most likely caused by cheap ammo. Overall, the chunky revolver exhibited all of the customary quality I’ve come to expect from Smith & Wesson’s products. With products made in America, Ruger offers consumers almost 800 variations of more than 40 product lines. Back in the 1980’s Ruger made a run of 10mm / 38-40 convertibles for Buckeye Sports. A well-designed crown is crucial not just for providing accurate fire, but for maintaining it. The 686 is mostly a refinement of the S&W’s iconic revolver pedigree, established with their K/L frame revolvers. I used some excellent 10mm ammunition for my testing, with loads from Buffalo Bore, Federal, Sig Sauer and Speer. When it comes to accuracy, a revolver’s barrel is the foundation of performance. The Match Champion is superior in nearly all regards to Smith & Wesson revolvers in the same price point, save for appearance. Once the muzzle of a weapon is damaged — provided it is rifled — the accuracy will suffer tremendously. Smith & Wesson Model 52: A Quick Look at the Forgotten .38 Special Pistol. But a less common thread that’s been gaining a little bit of traction lately is using the 10mm in revolvers. It’s an excellent balance between heat absorption and weight. To pack the Lipsey’s GP100 10mm on my belt, I had Rob Leahy at Simply Rugged Holsters make me one of his Sourdough Pancake holsters. At this time, Double Tap Ammunition is the only source to my knowledge of factory 10mm Magnum ammo, and the load I had available uses a 135 grain Jacketed Hollowpoint (JHP) bullet. (Photo by Jim Grant). From the Ruger instruction manual: “The 10MM GP100® will function, and has been tested, with 40 S&W caliber ammunition, but may misfire (fail to fire) with some commercial ammunition. (Photo by Jim Grant). Ruger GP100 vs. Ruger 8-shot .357 Redhawk. It's smaller, it's lighter, and you'll have an easier time packing it every day, even with a Ruger SP101 IWB holster. The shortcomings of the design are still there, but they’ve been marginalized. (Photo by Jim Grant). Both .44s have six-groove rifling with 1-in-20 right-hand twist. If you look closely, you’ll also find that Ruger has lightly chamfered the cylinder holes for reloading ease. And because of its smaller grip circumference, I was able to wrap my hand around it more completely for better control. Despite appearances, the top strap’s strength isn’t compromised. The 686 first debuted in the 1980’s alongside the Model 581, 586 and 681.Since then, th… (Photo by Jim Grant). The Ruger’s average group with the Speer load was about 2.45 inches. A quick question for the wheelgun gurus: For more than 70 years, Ruger has been a model of corporate and community responsibility. In the meantime I will refrain from shooting .40 S&W in the 10mm GP100 and be content with using standard 10mm ammo, most of which is loaded near .40 S&W levels anyhow. Despite the 10mm’s reputation for power, the Ruger GP100 Match Champion is all about speed. ... Ruger GP100 Match Champion 10mm … Grab your copy at OutdoorGroupStore.com. This new GP proudly wears its name. Despite being three ounces lighter than the SR1911 (37 ounces vs. 40 ounces) recoil in the 10mm GP100 is much tamer. After spending time with both, I’m starting to understand the allure to a degree. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Glock Novice Member. It’s also fairly easy to carry and conceal while still boasting a hell-for-stout build quality. For more than 70 years, Ruger has been a model of corporate and community responsibility. The GP100’s bright fiber-optic front sight also helped with fast, accurate shots. The buttery DA pull averaged 9.75 pounds with no hint of stacking. This new factory-tuned GP100 is just that, a tuned GP100. Gun Review: Going the Distance with the Kimber Rapide Black Ice 10mm. The S&W 610 offered a very smooth but heavy trigger pull. The 610 still includes the standard frame-lock safety. The Speer Gold Dot boasts the company’s Uni-Cor bonding process, which prevents jacket-core separation. Other appointments included a serrations on the hammer spur and topstrap as well as a fully adjustable rear sight with a white outline. I had some issues with the 40 primers. If you’re thinking of buying the new Ruger for use with .40 ammo, you might hold off until a workable solution is in. As you would expect, the larger mass of the S&W definitely tamed the recoil much better than the Ruger. According to Speer, the process applies it one molecule at a time. Lipsey’s added a fourth walnut gripped, blue Ruger GP100 in September of 2018. The thick, monolithic frame precludes the need for a sideplate, and the gun is highly regarded for its strength. While the barrel is the most important mechanical aspect of a revolver, the shooter is the most important biological aspect. These blued Blackhawks featured 6.5” barrels and now command big premiums on the used market. Taking two of the more popular brands in the market, we put the S&W Model 610 and Ruger GP100 Match Champion in a 10mm revolver battle. Although the stainless-steel revolver features the Ruger family brushed satin finish, it’s a working gun look, without much fine polish. The GP100’s barrel upgrades aren’t limited to bullet-interaction, they also include new more user-friendly sights. Finishing off the package is a slim, contoured Hogue hardwood grip that is very comfortable and ideal for concealed carry. The only aspect of the GP100 Match Champ that doesn’t surpass Smith’s wheel guns is finish on both the surface and edge. The Champion’s new Hogue grips are handsome and functional. Is that True? Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Stay in the know. As a tremendous proponent of Novak sights, this is a welcome addition, though I initially had my reservations about cutting into the top-strap of the revolver so aggressively. I’m not sure how that works, but that guy must be getting a lot of overtime! When it comes to accuracy, a revolver’s barrel is the foundation of performance. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. During the Ruger GP100 10mm Match Champion review, I discovered where the gun shines – as a competition gun. In both cases the gun’s heavy contour barrel and all-steel construction aided in recoil absorption, taming the otherwise painfully stout 180-grain hardcast planet-slayers. However, that’s not a negative because I really liked the ease of access and operation that came with the wider hammer spur. It sports stippling to ensure a reliable grip, but unlike rubber grips, it won’t catch or hang on clothing during the draw. The Speer Gold Dot boasts the company’s Uni-Cor bonding process, which prevents jacket-core separation. The GP100 Match Champion follows last fall’s release of the Super Redhawk in 10mm. I’ll be honest and say that I was a little in the weeds when it came to understanding the need for a 10mm revolver, especially when more powerful options are available for the platform. Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is one of the nation's leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms for the commercial sporting market. The GP100, being on par with the 686 and arguably superior to the Model 64, outclasses any DA .357 revolver Smith, Colt Taurus or any other mainstream manufacturer currently makes in terms of frame strength. Each delivers impressive accuracy and superb reliability while offering best-in-class quality. As you would expect, the larger mass of the S&W definitely tamed the recoil much better than the Ruger. 100 Get Guns.com offers and news, Need Help?service@guns.comCall (866)582-4867, PO Box 1131 13800 Nicollet Blvd Burnsville, MN 55337 ©2019 Guns.com. Meaning, no barrel will be accurate enough to compensate for a shooter wrestling with uncomfortable grips. maythe4thbewithu on Ruger GP100. I fired the Ruger GP-100 Match Champion revolver using 40 S&W, 10mm Auto, and 10mm Magnum ammunition. People have regarded Ruger’s double-action revolvers as a “working-man’s gun.” They are affordable and indestructible, but not always as pretty or polished as their Colt or Smith & Wesson counterparts. Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is one of the nation's leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms for the commercial sporting market. In the S&W, Sig’s 180-grain FMJs felt like +P .38 Specials fired from a Model 686. 80. I also had a chance to talk to the Ruger Engineers about internals and we spoke about the synonymic nature of the Ruger brand and solid construction, but not butter-smooth triggers. I bought one of the CDNN Ruger GP100 10mm MC and it's a great shooter. (Photo by Jim Grant). That’s not to say that shooting most of the 10mm rounds from the Ruger was unpleasant, but the recoil was sharper, and I could feel it more at the top of the backstrap. Like new, shot to sight in only 20-30 rounds. Conversely, the Ruger is sleek and responsive with its tuned action, high-visibility sights and smaller profile, so it’s ideal for match use and even concealed carry. (VIDEO). Range time with my GP100. If you ever get into the content business, whether it’s online, in print, or in TV, you’ll realize something very quickly: one of the easiest ways to generate material is to look at new products. Ruger GP100 357 Magnum. The 10mm holds 6 rounds and comes in lighter than other Match Champions, due to larger chambers. The HST load averaged 1,119 fps from the two revolvers, giving it a slight edge in velocity and energy over the Gold Dot’s 1,038-fps average. The company’s most recent offerings include variants with 4- and 6.5-inch barrels, and to somewhat compare apples to apples, I selected the 4-inch model for this review. While Ruger revolvers have always played second fiddle to Smith & Wesson’s models, the new Match Champion seeks to upset this balance and does a hell of a job. This Match champion is king of Ruger’s DA six-guns and like any royalty, needs a crown. The offering is another quality product from CCI, who already create some of the best .22 LR ammo around. Nov 17, 2020 #1 . What more could you ask for? 7 years ago. The Ruger GP100 comes equipped with a 4.2 inch, slab-sided bull barrel. While the Smith & Wesson Model 610 and Ruger GP100 Match Champion are similar, they’re quite different 10mm revolvers. August 26, 2017. For nearly half a century, few revolvers have earned the mystique as the Colt... by William Bell / With a non-concentric crown, rounds will fly off target from the muzzle, eventually making it impossible to zero the firearm. Nearly. The front sight is a serrated, ramped blade that is pinned in place, so it’s interchangeable. Lock-up is tight, trigger DA is smooth on this example. CCI Clean Offers a Mess Free Solution in .22 LR. Stock grip does soak up the recoil. Firing the full magazine became a chore, as were a couple other loads, like Underwood’s 200-grain XTP. With the Ruger’s smaller frame, those rounds felt pretty dang stout! Let me tell you, that is a blast. the smith is usually lighter, better finish, easier to clean, but more expensive. While some people may have opinions on why the M1911 isn’t an ideal carry choice, I’m going to explain why this is the best option for me. Mostly composed of stainless steel, the 4-inch-barreled 610, with its full underlug and round-butt profile, tipped the scales at a hefty 42.6 ounces unloaded, while the 6.5-inch-barreled version weighs in at a hair over 50 ounces. Each revolver ships with three moon clips for easier loading and unloading (and you’ll really need to use them for .40 S&W rounds). Like the Glock 19, it is easier to maneuver indoors. Performance. The gun is the optimized version of the company’s popular double-action line. The S&W is larger and heavier, making it more suitable for outdoor carry and a better choice for higher-pressure loads. Of these two loads, the Ruger shot the best single group of 1.5 inches at 25 yards with the Gold Dots, though that was a bit of a fluke on my part. That said, I did enjoy shooting both guns once I got to the range. Users who manage to damage their Ruger frames should count their lucky stars, the kind of abuse required to cause a catastrophic failure on a GP100 is enough to cause fragmentation on their competitor’s designs. With products made in America, Ruger offers consumers almost 800 variations of more than 40 product lines. ruger also makes a 7 shot gp100 but in 327 magnum not 357. unless there is a gun i really want i kind of let the price decide which one i get. The revolver also incorporates a white-outlined rear sight that is adjustable for elevation and windage. To pack the Lipsey’s GP100 10mm on my belt, I had Rob Leahy at Simply Rugged Holsters make me one of his Sourdough Pancake holsters. The new Ruger GP100 Match King chambered in 10 mm is one of those best-of revolvers that the company's customers have been waiting for, including me! The engineers assured me that the Match Champion differs from standard GP100s internally and that Ruger polishes every bearing surface to provide the shooter with a much more pleasant trigger-pull. However, the lighter Ruger was nimbler and easier to get on target than the bulkier S&W. It has a six-round capacity and ships with three moon clips. This durability translates into weight, but the Match Champion isn’t a carry gun so this weight can be considered beneficial because it soaks up recoil. Additionally, the checkered hammer spur and smooth trigger shoe are a bit more utilitarian in that they are both wider than those found on the test Ruger. imo both are high quality firearms and i own both . Furthermore, the slabside cut brings the point of balance closer to the shooter’s hand to reduce fatigue during extended firing sessions. But that’s the beautiful thing about guns and shooting: You don’t have to need something to want it. ruger a bit heavier, and cheaper but a little more difficut to clean, but cheaper. The 686 won. The black blade on the 610 proved more difficult to pick up and sometimes disappeared on the target. Let’s get to it and take a closer look at the GP100 family. slab-side bull-barrel and a fiber optic front sight is a winning combo. The gun that is at the center of this review is the Match Champion version which Ruger offers in either.357 Magnum or 10mm Auto. The Match Champion sports a Novak low-profile triangular rear sight and a green fiber-optic front sight — a solid balance between speed and precision. Hey, who am I to judge? The S&W is larger and heavier, making it more suitable for outdoor carry and a better choice for higher-pressure loads. My personal favorite are Pachmayr Presentation grips, which, ironically enough, are as ugly as sin, but extremely functional. Other refinements include a match-tuned and polished action with a centering boss on the trigger and hammer shims. The decision is fairly simple. Based on its overall build and appearance, the 610 excels as an outdoorsman’s gun. The Ruger GP100 comes equipped with a 4.2 inch, slab-sided bull barrel. For the get-to-know-you phase, I mainly shot Sig’s 180-grain FMJs, which worked perfectly in both guns and was quite accurate as well. Nevertheless, after numerous computer simulations and tens of thousands of test rounds, the GP100 showed no signs of undue frame degradation, Smith explained. All of this results in an exceptionally smooth trigger pull. Love the blue finish on this model. I found the Match Champ to be extremely accurate with .357 Magnum loads ranging from 130 to 180 grain, and slightly less so with all but the heaviest .38 Special rounds. (Photo by Jim Grant). The difference is price, but its worth the difference you pay. The Ruger GP-100 Match Champion, in .357 Magnum. Despite the 10mm’s reputation for power, the Ruger GP100 Match Champion is all about speed. What certainly catches your eye: that big, unfluted cylinder. While the 10mm is a semi-automatic pistol cartridge, shooters have clamored for revolvers in the same chambering. These guns aren’t mantelpieces, they’re over-built tools. Ruger’s GP-100 revolver is a beefy magnum pistol that brings some unique capabilities to the table. With the Match Champion Ruger dressed to the nines, in terms of features, does it finally dethrone Smith & Wesson as the king of revolvers? Performance. It’s worth noting that the GP100 has consistently been a top-10 selling revolver over the years and peaked at number 1 in 2018 among all revolvers. 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. It’s well executed, with no rough edges or gross tool marks. For purposes of clarity, I consent to Athlon's collection, storage, processing, and transfer of my Personal Data and Non-Personal Data (as defined in the Privacy Policy) for the purpose of signing up for the email newsletter. The Ruger GP100 10mm 3″ is a TALO Distributor Exclusive and … The outer finish on all Ruger guns is somewhat rough, but very functional. The folks at Ruger, having seen unparalleled growth in recent years, have decided to give Ruger enthusiasts and target-shooters on a budget an affordable, tank-like match-grade DA revolver. I’ve always heard great things about old Colt revolvers, and let’s just say this gun made me think twice about my stance on revolvers. Certainly every edge of the GP100 is chamfered, but not quite to the same degree as Smith’s revolvers. Longhunter1750 Active Member. The Ruger GP100 .44 Special is a sizable, powerful-looking gun. Alaskan Ballistics - Everyone says 10mm and .357 Magnum are equal. There was a significant difference between the two revolvers in terms of handling and felt recoil. The N-Frame even absorbed the recoil from the stiffer defensive loads. Aug 17, 2020, Stay in the know with the Personal Defense World newsletter, ATF Releases Notice on the Pistol Stabilizing Brace, Opens Door for SBRs, Cheaper Than Dirt Under Fire For Alleged Price Gouging, WATCH: Miami Concealed Carrier Charged After Shooting Attacker, Biden Calls Guns a ‘National Health Crisis’ — Here’s Why He’s Wrong, Gun News, Gun Reviews, and Self Defense Tips, You use of this website constitutes and manifests your acceptance of our. Both the SP101 and the GP100 are great handheld revolvers with small size for concealed carrying purpose to protect yourself. With the 10mm’s uptick in popularity, both Federal and Speer have recently introduced premium 200-grain defensive loads. Ruger’s GP100 in 10mm auto could legitimately fall into all three categories, but probably skews toward the latter for most people. The frame, cylinder release, sideplate, and crane arrangement are unmistakably S&W. The Ruger GP100 is the epitome of the classic cop style revolver of yesteryear. the Match Champion takes that durability and makes it more accurate and ergonomic. Which begs the question, why would a new shooter choose something like the Match Champion over a Smith & Wesson revolver at a similar price point? One of the 2.5-inch or 3-inch GP100 models in .357 Magnum or .44 Special could be carried daily, even concealed if you had the right holster. All Rights Reserved, Is the Ruger GP100 Match Champion better than a Smith & Wesson? The 610 utilizes S&W’s large, beefy N-frame, most notable for hosting larger cartridges like the .44 Magnum and .45 Colt. I didn't have any misfires with 40 S&W ammo. As long as you pick the right tool for the job, you won’t go wrong with either one. We spent six months and turned the corner of the recommend break-in round count on the striking Kimber Rapide Black Ice in 10mm Auto and have some things to report. On the other hand, when I stepped up to the 220-grain hard-cast rounds from Buffalo Bore, I definitely appreciated the 610’s extra-comfy synthetic grip. Let's find out as we shoot the Glock 40mos vs. the Ruger 6" GP100 with When I first learned of the 10mm GP100 Match Champion, I incorrectly assumed it would only carry five rounds, so that was a nice bonus. One look at my collection will tell you that. I’m sure some of you are frowning because you love your finger-groove grips, but these are ill-suited for shooting a revolver quickly. The GP100 in all its incarnations will outlast you, your grandkids and their grandkids. This translates to nearly 100-percent weight retention for optimal performance. The ergonomics aren’t as buttery smooth as a custom-shop Smith, but they’re on par with its mid-level offerings like the 686 for about hundred bucks less. I chose five different 10mm loads and one .40 S&W load for this test, with bullet weights ranging from 122 to 230 grains. In other words, the gun’s heavy barrel will eep groups more consistent during repeated firing, since it takes longer to heat up. 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