Ruger M77/44 44 Rem Mag 18.5” Bolt-Action Hunting Rifle, Weaver V7-II Scope

SOLD FOR: $1100

WOA#:  WY230512DK001

Make: Ruger

Model:  M77/44

Serial Number: 740-08836

Year of Manufacture: 2000

Caliber: 44 Rem Mag

Action Type: Bolt Action

Markings:  Left side of the barrel is marked “44 REM MAG” Left side of the receiver is marked “740-08836 RUGER 77/44” with the Ruger Logo. Barrel is marked “BEFORE USING GUN-READ WARNINGS IN INSTRUCTION MANUAL AVAILABLE FREE FROM STURM, RUGER & CO. INC., SOUTHPORT, CONN. U.S.A.”  The top of the rear of the bolt is marked “SAFE”.

Barrel Length: 18.5”

Sights / Optics:  The front sight is a brass beaded blade dovetailed to the barrel.  The rear sight is a flip up U notch sight with a single white diamond below the notch.  The top of the receiver has a scope rail.  The rail is mounted with a Weaver V7-II, Micro-Trac, Steel Lite II. 1″. c.1978-84. Duplex Rifle Scope.  The sight picture is clear.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is a checkered walnut full length stock with traditional checkered and capped pistol grip, straight comb, 2 sling studs, and rubber buttplate.  The stock rates in Fine condition. There are no chips or cracks.  There are some faint scratches including one small nick on the right side of the buttstock.  The checkering is crisp.

Magazine Quantity & Condition:  Two Ruger 4rd 44 Rem Mag rotary magazines in Excellent condition.

Type of Finish: Blued

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.

Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 99% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows very minimal wear.  There is only slight operational wear around the Bolt.  The screw heads are sharp. The pins are clean. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Excellent condition.

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

Box, Paperwork & Accessories:  This Ruger M77/22 comes with its original factory box, total of two magazines, Chamber Lock and Keys, Gun sleeve, and original Owner’s Manual.

Our Assessment: The Ruger Model 77/44 is a well-designed and versatile bolt-action rifle that excels in .44 Remington Magnum. With its compact size, lightweight build, and reliable action, it offers a combination of power, maneuverability, and accuracy. Whether you’re a hunter or a shooting enthusiast, the Model 77/44 is a dependable companion that delivers impressive performance in the field or on the range.  This specimen comes with its original factory box and accessories including its two magazines.  One stand out feature is its attached vintage Weaver V7-II Scope which is a beautiful and collectable scope in of itself.  Please see photos and good luck!

Ruger M77/44 44 Rem Mag 18.5” Bolt-Action Hunting Rifle, Weaver V7-II Scope
Ruger M77/44 44 Rem Mag 18.5” Bolt-Action Hunting Rifle, Weaver V7-II Scope