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5" GP100 New Price?

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by Benjaminray, Aug 3, 2015.

  1. Benjaminray

    Benjaminray Dallas, Oregon Member

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    I thought these were not being made anymore, Ruger's website says they are a Davidson's exclusive, but I found one at a local store close to home. They were selling it new for $650, 5" stainless version. I've not been able to find one new anywhere else, and the used prices i'm seeing at the auction sites are between $500 and $600.

    Anyone know what a good new price on this revolver would be? I don't mind paying new gun price, I just don't want to grossly overpay...
     
  2. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    If a used one is $600, I think $50 more for a new one isn't unreasonable.
     
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  3. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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  4. Benjaminray

    Benjaminray Dallas, Oregon Member

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    So far I haven't seen it for sale new anywhere else... So I pulled the trigger. Haven't shot it yet, but it certainly feels great in hand. I previously owned the SP101 4", which was a gorgeous gun and shot .38 special extremely comfortable, but it was real bear to shoot magnums...
     
  5. mcfoto

    mcfoto Newberg Active Member

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    I'd jump but not legal for USPSA. 4 " limit. Hoping for a 4" gp100 for my birthday in Rocktober!
     
  6. Benjaminray

    Benjaminray Dallas, Oregon Member

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    Do you mean IDPA? I checked USPSA rules and they say Ruger's up to 8.5 inches are legal...

    I've done a few matches in production with my SR9, had a blast, but it looked like the guy shooting the revolver was having more fun. Wouldn't mind trying it some time.
     
  7. mcfoto

    mcfoto Newberg Active Member

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    I just checked: "Any DAO or DA/SA revolver with a barrel length of up to 8.5" is approved."

    I stand corrected and am with you that it would be fun to compete with a revolver but I have so many other things to work on. ;)
     
  8. Pandaz3

    Pandaz3 Cornelius, Oregon NRA Lifetime Member Platinum Supporter Gold Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I have the 6" Blued version...until my son shows up, then it's likely to disappear. He carried a Security 6 as a duty weapon and shot it a lot. Long since Sigged then Glocked he still pines for a Ruger 357.