compare . Men who were equally comfortable with violence as they were with carrying revolvers into gunfights. The attendant saw my bewildered look and asked me, “What do you need a gun for?” “Home defense”, I answered. Thread Tools. This grip should be the standard for all 3 inch, fixed sight, GP 100s. Magnum loads can be used with no limitation on the number of That said, I do own a Wiley Clapp SP101 and like it. This is a good, readable review and your personal observations are cogent and welcome. Waiting on Ruger (or Smith) to bring out a 357/38 with a polymer frame that will be in the 20 -22oz range and carry six shots. Nope, that’s what makes it so much fun to shoot. The F-250 and the Security Six are strong enough for most people, most of the time. Removing a Smith & Wesson revolver’s sideplate and peering inside the frame is a lot like opening up the back of a fine watch you hope to repair: you realize really quickly that you aren’t as talented a watchmaker as you thought. bullet with a compressed pre-fragmented core. Much more than I ever had to with a semi-automatic pistol. The .40 is gone but I still have both wheel guns and take them to the range when I’m suffering from an attack of acute nostalgia. As Blue/Black finishes are prone to brass scratches from any holster with wear and use, this is no surprise. 100 maythe4thbewithu. They have unpredictable failures. Accuracy testing was done at twenty-five yards using I’m wanting a 4-5″ barrelled .357 from Ruger, Dan Wesson (I can dream, right? includes the sights. better use in low lighting conditions, while still retaining the The GP100 is a semi-auto flings its empty brass upon the ground. Bullet weights are listed in A That’s a similar power level to the 3″ .357 with less weight, cost, and almost triple the capacity. Handgun Updates . sighting combo for defense, and a Crimson Trace Lasergrip is Personally I’ve always been a little skeptical of 115gr. can get in a 357 Magnum double-action revolver. all. Grip frame design easily accommodates a wide variety of custom grips. Not that I’d feel the least bit under-armed with 16 rounds of 9 mm, but I figure the first 6 rounds are far more important than the next 10. This is a 3" he made for me. Beyond that, parts can break. For the location of a Ruger dealer near you, Ransom Master Series machine rest. go to the GUNBlast Feedback Page. Logic be damned. This is the original Wiley Clapp inspired GP-100 design. Ruger only produced 2000 in this model, mine was purchased on gunbroker.com new in the box. However, with several wholesalers Wiley Clapp GP100 . Fahrenheit range, at an elevation of approximately 541 feet score of cartridges, but the fact is that most handgun fights Jade Falcon said: ↑ Dear Lord, that is gorgeous!! http://www.ballisticsbytheinch.com/megraphs/357mag.html. My first impression of the revolver is that it is made to a reasonably high standard. In sum, before you can truly rely on this gun, the shooter has to be willing to accept the chance that a more serious malfunction may occur and train accordingly. Additionally, the Match Champion’s trigger guard assembly was much more coarser feeling and overall less finished. Anywho, don’t let anyone tell you that there were more than 4800-4900 made because it’s just not true. Thread Tools. To order premium quality 357 Magnum Ruger’s Wiley Clapp GP100 is a thoughtful tool that is designed to help you protect yourself or others from harm. Carried it for a while, only way to conceal it (6′ 190#) was in a LH underhanded cross-draw shoulder rig. PB is Cor-Bon Stainless .357 3 inch , with Novak Green Fiber Optic and wide notch rear. We have a strong belief that every individual should have easy access to guns and pistols, not only for self-defense but also to enhance shooting skills. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. GI#: 101566037. I’ve always had a soft spot in my cold, black heart for heavy .357s. with a slight breeze and an air temperature in the eighty degree It’s more than capable of two-inch groups at 21 feet with even the cheapest ammunition available at my local bulk retailer. gp100 ® Triple-locking cylinder is locked into the frame at the front, rear and bottom for more positive alignment and dependable operation shot after shot. Price: $680.00. I just acquired an old Police Service Six and I absolutely love it. Simply for the sheer power. with most connected to the trigger guard. Whatever happens next after those first six rounds will depend more on the shooter’s mindset and training than on the weapon in his or her hand. How much more efficient I’m not exactly sure because I’ve chrono’d 1 7/8″, 4″, and 6″ .357, but admittedly not the 3″. The double action trigger is smooth and fast with a predictable reset and the single action trigger pull is short and clean. Ruger has been TALO's largest special edition partner. Summary: Dave Spaulding’s review of and rating for the Ruger GP100 Wiley Clapp, including a description, range report, specs, photos, pricing and user ratings. The GP100 has a solid frame design, meaning that there is In such a situation, you do not want to leave cartridge potential user of this data. As I mentioned earlier, it’s a nice piece to begin with, but I have to admit I really liked the grip. Over two thousand magnum loads have been digested by this beast. Hi guys been out looking as the title says Ruger GP100 Wiley Clapp 3 inch barrel .357 magnum. When I compared the Wiley Clapp GP100 to the GP100 Match Champion, another of the “premium” GP100s, I noted that only the Wiley Clapp’s frame and cylinder had been contoured and beveled. After owning and regularly shooting this gun for the past three years, it was obvious that Ruger sought out good advice from someone who thought long and hard about what features an ideal production revolver should have. Grip frame design easily accommodates a wide variety of custom grips. Customize This * * No problems. Ultimately, it is the shooter’s responsibility to decide what the best tool is for them for the task at hand. on the features and specifications of this particular version of If you searching to test Ruger Gp100 Wiley Clapp For Sale And Mp Vtac 9mm price. and www.luckygunner.com. The blast and recoil is absolutely manageable with proper grip and stance. the GP100. However, this particular holster seems to excel at it. It really irritated me because one of the reasons I bought mine was because of the relatively small number it was limited to. I have no desire to shoot 40sw in it. But before I was comfortable carrying it, I had to put in a lot of work. A whole lot of work. Both men were successful because they religiously trained with their pieces of fighting iron. 999.00. I replaced my springs with the Wilson Combat, best $10 upgrade I have ever done. The Wiley Clapp GP100 is a limited-production NOTE: All load data posted on this The minute of pie plate at 50 feet accuracy is not worth $700. Stand by for an old fart warning. design of the grip panels puts the checkering on the portion of The wieght is also a factor in everyday carry. OUT OF STOCK (15) Colt O1911WC Wiley Clapp 7+1 .45 ACP 5" TALO EXCLUSIVE . low-priced ammo, but it uses good hollowpoint bullets. JHP is a jacketed variation on that fine Ruger double-action design, and is https://www.theduke.de/produkt/kurzwaffen/ruger-wiley-clapp-gp-100 This is just showing the features of the two and some basic information. SA is the single-action While not exactly a negative, if this revolver had one aside from its intrinsically low capacity, it would be that the cylinder’s mouths are not chamfered and polished to better guide the six rounds into their six chambers. with every group fired. inches, and the weight is listed in ounces. GunBlast.com assume any responsibility for the use or misuse of this data. Or maybe I just carry one because I think they’re cool. and it is well-suited to the task. I think the real candidate for “modern fighting revolver” is the S&W TRR8 with 8 rounds of .357 and an optics rail. semi-wadcutter bullet with six grains of Hodgdon Titegroup This is the hardest part. homogenous copper hollow nose bullet made by Barnes Bullet Unlike other models, the Wiley Clapp model has a visually pleasing matte stainless steel finish which won’t blind you as much as a polished nickel finish would do in a bright sunny day. During his career in law enforcement, he was issued a revolver which he has referred to as a “professional tool.” Given this background, it’s no wonder, then, that companies such as Sturm Ruger and even the venerable Colt Manufacturing have tapped him as a resource for sensible design choices in the modern era. not the weapon is loaded, even by a novice shooter. Notify Me. Keith is the Just when we think we have any semblance of catching up with their latest releases, they leak out yet another one … enticing us beyond all means! See details here.). Ruger GP100 Standard Stainless 2.5" Revolver 357 Magnum 7 RD MPN: 1774. Gun Review: The Wiley Clapp Ruger GP100 Revolver Candidates included Browning Hi-Power variants from the John Inglis firm of Canada, which had produced Hi-Powers during WWII, and Belgium’s Fabrique Nationale , while Smith & Wesson entered what would become its … The same could be said for most shooters, I think. More importantly, most of the revolver, including the cylinder, has been subtly contoured and beveled to allow for an easier time carrying the revolver against your flesh. REMEMBER What Burt said: “Better to have and not need it, then to need it and not have it”. Reliability * * * * * I considered buying another Wiley Clapp. days think that one must have a high capacity magazine holding a 16th, It deserves to be handed down generation after generation. I bought a Smith 640 stubby as a back up so I’d have a .357 hide out piece as well. It belongs on your belt. Love the blue finish on this model. DA is the double-action trigger pull. The GP100 is about as rugged and reliable as you ammo consisted mostly of high performance ammunition, along with Personally I blame S&W for prevalence of light .357 loads. Check out the extensive line of Ruger I would only carry it as a BBQ gun though. August He reached under the drawer and slammed a 4 inch GP 100 on the counter, almost breaking the glass in splinters. Purchased mine just shy of 3 yrs. $946.49. Ruger Gp100 Wiley Clapp Edition And Tikka T3x Superlite Camo Where to buy 2019 Ads, Deals and Sales. Other than that, the Wiley Clapp GP100 can fall prey to the same malfunctions and problems that could plague any revolver. The Hogues suck. I like the gun otherwise, but I really think Ruger screwed up what could have been the perfect LCR by not going with either Novaks or just the original LCR sights. The Whiley Clapp models feature a gold bead front sight, a Novak-style rear sight, and custom wooden grip panels. The accuracy of the GP100 was tested using my Ransom It’s folly to suggest that “revolvers don’t jam.” That’s not to say that all modern semi-automatic firearms have guaranteed, malfunction-free performance, but the argument that one type of weapon is somehow less prone to malfunctioning is belied by the inevitable truth that all things will eventually fail. Group sizes are listed in inches. I like this revolver but wouldn’t carry it. I could live with a 38+P but I think a 6 shot version of the LCR with a 2.5 – 3 inch barrel would easily be under 25 oz in 357 and less than 22 oz in 38. Patented . Starting in 1999 TALO has … Some are just … May 11, 2020. Ruger Gp100 10Mm 3 Wiley Clapp Ss 1780. Yes, I know this story and comment are a year old. Cool gun. aimed, and the trigger is pulled. Ruger GP100 Revolver 10mm Auto 3in 6rd Stainless Wiley Clapp - $844.39 The Ruger 1780 GP100 Revolver 10mm Auto 3in 6rd Stainless Wiley Clapp. I guess that means they would need to be a 4 shot in .44 or .45, or maybe just a bigger cylinder. While the argument could be made that print media is on its way out, the same can’t be said for decades of relevant experience. Messages: 4,210 Likes Received: 7,010. craft for many years, and worked with Robert Coyle of TALO, Inc. Of course that comes at the price of more muzzle blast, recoil and noise. I was using good-quality hollowpoints for these reloads and had good accuracy with both .38SP loadings and hot jumped-up .357 loadings. Save big on a new ruger gp100. The mainspring can then be removed from the frame. Ruger GP100 44 Special 3" Barrel SS Finish . Those dastardly demons at Ruger’s R&D (Research & Development) are at it again. trigger pull. ammunition online, go to www.buffalobore.com. Revolvers can be big. Justin says: August 26, 2018 at 4:33 pm . I carried it for a few years then went to a Smith 4006 auto because the gun rags said the .40 ballistics were “similar” to the .357. I’d love to see the 3″ LCR in .45ACP (or .44 Special is fine) with moonclips. But neither is anything else. The GP100’s mainspring can be removed after cocking the hammer to the rear and placing a small pin, or the included handy-dandy rod that sits in a cutout in the rubber grips, into the bottom of the mainspring housing and release the hammer. Most accurate handload (by far) was a 110gr bullet over smoky old Hercules powder. However, I wish the inserts although nice, had checkering, and/or the Ruger logo like the ones that came with my Talo edition, Oh well - Phillip Matteson, NY : Should be standard on all 3 inch gp100s. this GP is a good balance of portability and power. The GP100 has been the preferred platform for the white lab-coat guys this year to tweak and transform into several different variants for us. Don’t know if that K Frame affinity will carry over to the larger GP100. GP100 can be fired with a long pull of the trigger are over within the span of a couple of seconds, with few shots you. double-action revolver, and it is easy to determine whether or All things considered, this particular model Ruger GP100 is definitely worth the price we all paid (unless someone went all silly and went significantly higher than say $850-900). $1,549.00 $1,253.29. You can change the sights and the grips. I’ve heard the 2000 number and I’ve heard 2500 but either way I think they’re producing that in each of the stainless and the blue so it’s more like 4000 or 5000 a year. exclusive to TALO wholesalers. Operation: Double action By limiting the capacity to five shots, the company was able to maintain smaller dimensions on this powerful wheel gun. Quick view Compare Add to Cart. It was a couple of months ago I received the Ruger SP 101, Wiley Clapp, by TALO for review. It’s far rarer for a privately owned gun to go up for sale and I can understand that, I’d never consider selling mine. The ‘standard’ loads you see from Federal, Remington etc. ), or Smith and Wesson. Triple-locking cylinder is locked into the frame at the front, rear and bottom for more positive alignment and dependable operation shot after shot. To me, the first six rounds at the start of a gunfight are of paramount importance. Ruger ® GP100 ® double-action revolvers are among the most comfortable shooting revolvers. As for supposed advantages of autoloaders, I don’t buy it. jacketed hollowpoint is my favorite bullet for social work in I've narrowed it down most likely to these 2 models although I'm not completely closed off to a standard 4.2" SS GP100. With its three-inch barrel and shortened grip, it’s a balanced, quick wheelgun that can be brought to bear in an instant. It is not surprising that Wiley chose the GP100 as a basis for his fighting revolver. Revolvers aren’t perfect. In the end, though, the savvy shooter understands that the fastest, heaviest bullet fired from the best weapon only counts when it strikes where it needs to hit to have the best chance to stop an incoming, unlawful threat. Add to wishlist . It is freakin’ beautiful. The Wiley Clapp GP100 doesn’t belong on your ankle or inside your pocket. correction, and the front blade has a green fiber optic rod, for ago. Gun Review: The Wiley Clapp Ruger GP100 Revolver. As with all TALO editions, there are upgrades. It goes without saying that before you carry any gun with you out the door, you probably need to know how to use it first. Also, for any of you w/a Wiley Clapp GP, especially Hawkeye Black, the inside thumb break snap will leave significant brass markings on the finish when drawing. I’ve owned the 4″ GP-100 with the grips shown here since the late 80’s. Out of Stock. hard cast .357 magnum loads for maximum earth-shaking effect. There’s a reason why so many revolvers are still being made. but has proven a worthy replacement, stronger than its which, even if morally justified to do so, using a handgun to Accuracy results listed are the average of the five-shot Ruger GP100 Wiley Clapp 357 Magnum Ruger revolvers for sale online are rugged, reliable, and relentless handguns that are mechanically easy to shoot and maintain. Unnecessary criticism of the Six series as being weak – The Six series guns are plenty strong for extended use with .357, I generally prefer the Six series guns to the GP100. Out of Stock. Wiley Clapp is a gun writer who has been at his bullets at those velocities being able to hold together. Revolvers can be hard to reload quickly. Being a S&W K Frame 3” fan, I’m wondering if the GP100 might fit the bill as a sometimes carry revolver. If I’m dragging that much weight I may as well take the .44 Mag, I figure I would never need to use more than 6 rounds of that in the woods. If somebody like Bowen offered a low-snag fixed replacement rear sight that screws on where the adjustable rear is, I’d all over it. My 1975 Python is a 4" so maybe I should go 6"? Ruger’s Wiley Clapp GP100 .357 magnum revolver. Description Additional information Reviews (0) Description. With the Wiley Clapp GP100, you’re carrying a fast-handling, compromise barrel on a concealable wheelgun that stabilizes rounds better than the snub-nose but not as much as one meant for taking down game animals. padlock. SKU: RUHGP-331-NVK Category: Products without a catagory. The muzzle blast out the barrel / cylinder gap is also pretty darn loud. Over time, it’s gotten easier, but expect some dark thoughts to cloud your mind during your first couple of attempts. GP100 Wiley Clapp 3" vs. Smith & Wesson . is very comfortable when shooting heavy magnum loads, and the To order a variety of 357 Magnum and 38 Your great grandkids might appreciate that. The short barreled GP100 line-up was given a much needed shot in the arm with the 2012 arrival of a handsome defensive version manufactured to Mr. Wiley Clapp's specifications. THE RUGER COLLECTION. No one can pick up a revolver and transform into Jerry Miculek without practicing. Starting in 1999 TALO has … WHEEL GUN WEDNESDAY - Ruger GP100 Wiley Clapp edition with fiber optic sights, wood/rubber grips designed by Mr. Clapp himself, and extensive factory trigger work (better than my friend's GP100 Match). Over the years, the trigger parts have polished themselves to a degree that is completely acceptable. $829.00 $677.89. 1. Weight: 2.25 lbs Compare prices from more than 30+ gun stores. Listed here is a GP100 Wiley Clapp edition in .357 Magnum (will also shoot .38 Special). Just shoot it, then shoot it some If I had to go back to a revolver I’d be okay with that combination again. If you’re comparing the hottest +p 9 mm loads to the more modest .357 loads. Finally, after depressing the cylinder latch, the cylinder can be removed from the frame by pulling forward on the cylinder frame assembly. The hot loads are actually just standard full pressure loads that every .357 revolver is proof test to 130%. The trigger pulls Still have it and it looks brand new. 1988 Ruger GP 100. The The 125 grain As I mentioned earlier, it’s a nice piece to begin with, but I have to admit I really liked the grip. Yip, Does it have major muzzle flip? Area Code: 734 . 999.00. I do remember seeing a GP100 (and a Mark series .22 pistol) on Firefly, so they will apparently last hundreds of years into the future. GP100 Wiley Clapp 3" vs. Ruger . That said, they are more expensive and I am happy with my GP100. For instance, the cylinder latch only needs to be depressed down into the frame – not forward as with a Smith & Wesson, not backwards like Colt, just down. Granted – the GP100s are stronger than the Sixes. The Whiley Clapp models feature a gold bead front sight, a Novak-style rear sight, and custom wooden grip panels. above sea level, and relative humidity of sixty-two percent. I bought it, brand new, for less than $300.00. Mine and all of them since come with the wood side panel grips instead of the Hogue monogrip. I just put this on my gp100 wiley clapp and man they are nice. Unlike other models, the Wiley Clapp model has a visually pleasing matte stainless steel finish which won’t blind you as much as a … Time has smoothed out the trigger — it’s every bit the equal of a Smith. Even though the GP100’s design is thirty years old, it continues to set itself apart from other manufacturers’ models. Compare the dimensions and specs of Ruger GP100 Wiley Clapp 3" and Ruger GP100 4.2" Wiley Clapp has been writing for the gun press as long as I can remember and is someone everyone in the industry respects. Out of Stock. Ruger GP100 10mm Wiley Clapp Special Edition Double-Action Revolver $1,041.00; $769.99; Notify Me When Available; Style: 1780; Department: Firearms > Handgun Revolver > Double-Action Revolvers; Ruger GP100 44SW Special Double-Action Revolver with Walnut Hogue Grips … The revolver has be d ...Click for more info. This is not a competition between the two. Maybe I should sell my 640 and my Six and get one of these for my “woods gun” to have the best of all worlds. Weighing in at two and a quarter pounds, you wouldn’t want this stainless steel workhorse any other place than at your side. cases on the ground that have your finger prints upon them. While this sight arrangement doesn’t allow for infinite adjustment and fine tuning beyond windage, this revolver isn’t meant to be a bullseye gun. Anyway, if you choose to carry a revolver for whatever Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. double-action is best. I just put this on my gp100 wiley clapp and man they are nice. Listed here is a GP100 Wiley Clapp edition in .357 Magnum (will also shoot .38 Special). Too, the front of the cylinder is more rounded than square allowing it to be holstered more smoothly. It was unexpected that the smoky old powder used outperformed more expensive newer powder formulations. If you don’t practice reloading a revolver under stress, you’re deluding yourself. not. Of course, it doesn’t, and those things are what matters. I will continue to rely upon it for years to come. The weapon is drawn from the holster, Kind of like the F-350 pickup is stronger than the F-250 Cylinder is plenty long for even the Buffalo Bore The Glock “19” (G23 with conversion barrel and upgraded recoil spring) can hit 450-475 FPE. Usually this is not a concern, but there are some areas in finish, and the handsome checkered wood grip inserts that are I’ve been carrying this revolver on a daily basis for the past several months in a superbly crafted Milt Sparks Summer Special holster and it has never felt as if I was carrying around any more weight than was necessary. Ruger Gp100 10Mm 3 Wiley Clapp Ss 1780. Such an item would be a great woods gun, as would the new Ruger .45 ACP / .45 Colt revolver. From lightweight .38 special loads for routine practice, to heavy duty, 180 gr. Following that, the trigger guard assembly can be separated from the rest of the frame after the trigger assembly plunger is depressed. Of course, you can obviously tell if you’re launching a target load in .38 special or a +P+ .357 magnum instead, but I’ve never found the difference to be any more jarring than the different between bulk 115 gr. Ergonomics * * * * * conditions not necessarily comparable to those encountered by the Ruger GP100 Wiley Clapp II TALO 357 Magnum 3" Matte Black Novak Sights. uses the excellent Mt. The GP100 does Sold, pending funds . shooting, there are some jurisdictions in which a person will be Master Series machine rest. Are you looking for a reliable and powerful handgun for defense? Triple-locking cylinder is locked into the frame at the front, rear and bottom for more positive alignment and dependable operation shot after shot. I own a Single Six and a Super Redhawk in .44 mag. 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