Sturm Ruger M77 Hawkeye Compact 7-08 Bolt-Action Hunting Rifle MFD 2011

SOLD FOR: $710

WOA#:  WY240320CC007

Make: Ruger

Model:  M77 Hawkeye

Serial Number: 711-39255

Year of Manufacture: 2011

Caliber: 7-08 (7mm-08 Remington)

Action Type: Bolt Action

Barrel Length: 16.5”

Sights / Optics:  The top of the receiver is mounted with a Nikon P-300 BLK Rifle scope with BDC Reticle. The sight picture is clear.  The scope rates in Excellent condition.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is one checkered laminate with capped semi-pistol grip, straight comb, rubber buttpad, and 2 sling studs.  The stock rates in Excellent condition. There are no chips or cracks.  There are some faint scratches on the left side of the stock. The checkering is crisp with faintly worn peaks on the sides of the grip.

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.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

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 writer comes with its attached scope as mentioned above.

Our Assessment: The Ruger M77 Hawkeye Compact in 7mm-08 Rem is a modern bolt-action rifle that combines classic design with contemporary performance. Introduced by Ruger, a brand synonymous with rugged reliability and innovative engineering, this rifle is part of the esteemed M77 Hawkeye series. The 7mm-08 Remington cartridge offers a versatile blend of power and accuracy, making it an ideal choice for deer hunting and other medium game.

The M77 Hawkeye Compact is designed for ease of handling and maneuverability, featuring a shorter barrel and overall length, which is perfect for younger shooters or those who prefer a lightweight, easy-to-carry rifle. The ergonomic laminate stock, with its pleasing aesthetics and durable finish, complements the rifle’s robust,blued steel construction.

This rifle’s Mauser-type controlled round feed extractor ensures reliable feeding and ejection, a hallmark of Ruger’s commitment to dependable performance. The Ruger M77 Hawkeye Compact in 7mm-08 Rem is more than just a firearm; it represents a harmonious blend of tradition and innovation, making it a cherished addition to any hunter’s collection. Whether navigating thick brush or open terrain, this rifle offers the reliability and accuracy that discerning shooters demand.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Sturm Ruger M77 Hawkeye Compact 7-08 Bolt-Action Hunting Rifle MFD 2011
Sturm Ruger M77 Hawkeye Compact 7-08 Bolt-Action Hunting Rifle MFD 2011