Posted February 22, 2017 1:49 am by Comments

By AmmoLand Editor Duncan Johnson

Ruger Model 77 Express Magnum Mk II RSM Rifle in 375 H&H Magnum **IMG Rock Island Auctions

By David Tong,
In this article, David Tong reviews the powerful Ruger M77 Mk. II Express Magnum.

Ruger Model 77 Express Magnum Mk II RSM Rifle in 375 H&H Magnum **IMG Rock Island Auctions
Ammoland Shooting Sports
Ammoland Shooting Sports

U.S.A.-(Ammoland.com)- In the waning days of the late William Ruger senior’s management, a man who loved classic styled firearms and had recently updated the company’s Model 77 rifle into controlled feed design, authorized the development of the Express Magnum variant of the M77.

By doing so, the rifle was easily capable of handling the largest cartridges typically used for African hunting, including the .375 H&H, the .416 Rigby, and the .458 Winchester.

Ruger M77 Mk. II Express Magnum Rifle

The design ethos of a straight-combed, “classic” stocked rifle with a heavy barrel, integral quarter rib with Express sights and folding leaves, integral recoil lug, barrel-band mounted forward sling swivel attachment, all harkened back to their original British roots.

It was only produced for three years and sold for the princely sum of $1,999. Its action was extra-long for those cartridges (though too long for …Read the Rest

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