Sturm Ruger SP101 22 Long Rifle 8 Shot 4” SA/DA Revolver Model 05765

SOLD FOR: $730.99

WOA#:  WY240211DS018

Make: Ruger

Model: SP101, 05765

Serial Number: 577-13176

Year of Manufacture: April, 2013

Caliber: .22 Long Rifle, .22LR

Action Type: Double / Single Action, 8 Shot with swing out Fluted Cylinder with ejector.

Markings: The Right side of the frame is marked “577-13176”. The right side of the barrel is marked, “RUGER SP101 /  .22 LR CAL.”.  The underside of the barrel is marked “RUGER NEWPORT, NH USA  /  READ INSTRUCTION MANUAL”.

Barrel Length: 4”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a dovetailed serrated ramp with green fiber optic bead. The rear sight is an adjustable rectangular notch screwed and pinned to the top strap.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grip is a two piece rubber overmolded with wooden inserts screwed to the frame. The rubber shows some signs of wear. The wood has sharp checkering with no scratches, chips or cracks. Overall the grips are in Excellent condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: 8 round fluted cylinder.

Type of Finish: Stainless Steel.

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no visible erosion in the bore. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9/10.

Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 99% of its metal finish. The drag line is faint and thin. There are some faint surface scratches on the frame. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this handgun rates in about Excellent 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: This pistol includes the pamphlets, owners manual insert, Lock, spent casing and card, and its original case.   

Our Assessment: The Ruger SP101 revolver chambered in .22LR is a compact and dependable handgun designed to cater to the needs of rimfire enthusiasts, target shooters, and hunters alike. Manufactured by Sturm, Ruger & Co., this revolver stands out for its rugged build, reliability, and ease of use. Built on Ruger’s durable SP101 platform, the SP101 in .22LR features a compact frame and cylinder, making it well-suited for both carrying and handling. This design accommodates shooters of various hand sizes and preferences, and it also lends itself to concealed carry applications. Chambered for the popular .22 Long Rifle cartridge, the SP101 offers shooters access to a versatile and widely available ammunition type. The .22LR cartridge is renowned for its affordability, low recoil, and suitability for a wide range of shooting activities, including plinking, target shooting, and small game hunting. Constructed with a solid stainless steel frame and cylinder, the SP101 embodies Ruger’s commitment to durability and longevity. This rugged construction ensures that the revolver can withstand regular use and perform reliably over time, even under demanding conditions. The SP101 operates in both double-action and single-action modes, providing shooters with flexibility in their shooting experience. Double-action mode allows for quick and successive shots by simply pulling the trigger, while single-action mode enables shooters to manually cock the hammer for a lighter and more precise trigger pull. The SP101 holds 8 rounds of .22LR ammunition in the cylinder. This capacity, combined with its compact size and reliable performance, makes the SP101 a practical choice for plinking, target shooting, and small game hunting endeavors. In summary, the Ruger SP101 revolver in .22LR is a versatile and dependable handgun that caters to the needs of shooters seeking a compact and reliable rimfire revolver. With its rugged construction, chambering in the popular .22LR cartridge, and user-friendly design, the SP101 offers shooters a practical and enjoyable shooting experience. Please see our photos and best of luck with your bidding!!!-R.L.

Sturm Ruger SP101 22 Long Rifle 8 Shot 4” SA/DA Revolver Model 05765
Sturm Ruger SP101 22 Long Rifle 8 Shot 4” SA/DA Revolver Model 05765