Ruger GP-161 .357 6 Round 6” Revolver w/ Box, Accessories

WOA#:  WY220809LT001

Sold For: $586.00

Make: Ruger

Model: GP 161

Serial Number: 179-60308

Year of Manufacture: 2000

Caliber: .357

Action Type:  DA/SA

Markings: Left side of barrel is marked “READ INSTRUCTION MANUAL — RUGER — NEWPORT NH USA”  Right side of the barrel is marked “RUGER  GP 100 .357 MAGNUM” . There is a ruger cartouche above the trigger guard, as well as “179-60308”.

Barrel Length: 6”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a ramp sight. The rear sight is an adjustable U sight.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grip is a Hogue wraparound monogrip.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: 6 round cylinder

Type of Finish: Steel

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is minimal erosion in the bore.

Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 99% of its metal finish. There is a notable scratch on the front left of the trigger guard, and another on the right side of the barrel. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this handgun rates in about Fine condition.

Mechanics: The action functions as intended. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: 1x Factory Box, Documentation, Manual, Gunlock

Our Assessment:  The Ruger GP 100 line is a family of trustworthy .357 revolvers, with considerable stopping power. The GP 161 is the black 6 inch variant of these revolvers. The GP 100 line is well rounded enough to fulfill most roles someone may desire from a revolver. It can be a takedown gun for hunting, a target shooter for the range, or a powerful self defense weapon. All of this comes with garuntees of Ruger reliability and quality. Grab this excellent revolver up today!