Ruger M77 Hawkeye 338 RCM Bolt-Action Hunting Rifle w/ Leupold Scope

SOLD FOR: $806.87

WOA#:  WY240209JA008

Make: Ruger

Model:  M77 Hawkeye

Serial Number: 711-46673

Year of Manufacture: 2012

Caliber: 338 RCM

Action Type: Bolt Action

Markings:  Left side of the barrel is marked “338 RCM” Left side of the receiver is marked “711-46673 RUGER 77 HAWKEYE”. 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”.  The internal magazine well is marked with the Ruger logo and “RUGER COMPACT MAGNUM”.

Barrel Length: 19.5”

Sights / Optics:  The front sight is a brass beaded blade dovetailed to the barrel.  The rear sight is a Williams U notch adjustable sight.  The top of the receiver has a scope rail.  The scope rail has a mounted Leupold VX – 3 2.5-8.  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 Excellent condition. There are no chips or cracks.  There are some faint scratches on the left side of the buttstock and right side of the stock.  The checkering is crisp.

Magazine Quantity & Condition:  none.

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:  none

Our Assessment:  From a hunter’s perspective, the Ruger M77 Hawkeye chambered in .338 RCM (Ruger Compact Magnum) and paired with a Leupold scope is a formidable tool for pursuing big game and tackling challenging hunting conditions. The .338 RCM cartridge offers excellent stopping power and flat trajectory, making it well-suited for taking down a variety of game at medium to long ranges.

The Ruger M77 Hawkeye’s bolt-action mechanism ensures smooth and reliable operation, even in adverse weather conditions commonly encountered during hunts. Its robust construction and durable materials provide confidence in the rifle’s performance, whether stalking prey through dense forests or traversing rugged terrain.

The addition of a high-quality Leupold scope enhances the Ruger M77 Hawkeye’s hunting capabilities, allowing for precise shot placement and improved accuracy over long distances. With the combination of a reliable rifle and a dependable optic, hunters can confidently take on challenging hunts and pursue their quarry with precision and effectiveness. Whether targeting elk in the mountains or pursuing moose in the wilderness, the Ruger M77 Hawkeye .338 RCM with a Leupold scope offers hunters a reliable and capable firearm setup for their next adventure.Please see photos and good luck!  C.J.

Ruger M77 Hawkeye 338 RCM Bolt-Action Hunting Rifle w/ Leupold Scope
Ruger M77 Hawkeye 338 RCM Bolt-Action Hunting Rifle w/ Leupold Scope