Doing some GP100 research

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Doing some GP100 research

Post by RoninPA » Wed Mar 06, 2019 1:55 pm

I am doing research on GP100 Catalog numbers (ie, KGP-161, GPF-830, etc.)

I would like to hear from people that own the .44 spl, 10mm, .22 and the .327 Mag. I would like to know what is written on the end label of the box it came it and then the actual description of the firearm in hand.

Examples: GP-32751 (Blue, .327 Mag, 5" bbl, half lug) or KGP-22-55 (stainless, .22LR, 5.5" bbl)

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I am building a database with information on how to interpret the GP100 Catalog numbers. Once finished I'll also pass it on to Chad for inclusion in the RENE and/or Reference of Ruger Firearms.

I talked to Ruger yesterday and the CS girl I talked is passing my info to a Ruger dealer rep so he/she can get hold of me to discuss this also. The CS people go by the Model number (1702, 1758, etc.) and not the Catalog number. With the Model number she said when she enters it into the computer it will tell her the complete description of the gun but not the Catalog number. And I have found a few oddities so far because of the new calibers the introduced.

Thanks for any help you can give me.
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Re: Doing some GP100 research

Post by gunman42782 » Wed Mar 06, 2019 2:21 pm

I don't know how much help this is, as I only have two fairly common ones, but here goes:
Catalog # KGP-141
Model 01705
Standard stainless GP100, 4 inch barrel, .357 Mag


Catalog # KGP-44-3-5
Model # 01761
Stainless 3 inch barrel GP100, .44 Special.
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Re: Doing some GP100 research

Post by Rugerologist » Wed Mar 06, 2019 2:38 pm

Model: 01775
Catalog No: KGP-1040-MCA
Caliber 10MM Auto
Gray Plastic Box

Stainless Ruger 10MM Match Champion half lug 4.2" barrel, Hogue stippled wood grips, fiber optic front sight, and adjustable rear. Comes w/3 moon clips.
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Re: Doing some GP100 research

Post by RoninPA » Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:48 pm

gunman, the info on the 44 is very helpful. I am assuming that it has a full lug. The KGP-141 is a standard designation that most people know. Thank you for your help.

Chuck, the info on the 10mm Match Champion is also very helpful, especially seeing the -1040 coding. On most of the GP's that last "0" would tell someone that it is half lug but I've run into one that had a "1" but it was a half lug so I'm trying to figure out if on that model it means something else.
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Re: Doing some GP100 research

Post by 67stingray » Wed Mar 06, 2019 7:39 pm

Ron, here's a couple that I have with box, hope it helps. Thank you for your work gathering information to help Ruger enthusiasts.

Master Champion
Model: 01754
Catalog No: KGP-141-MCF
4.2" Half Lug Barrel
.357 Magnum
Stainless steel

Talo Exclusive
Model: 01769
Catalog No: GP-32751
5" Half Lug Barrel
.327 Federal Magnum
Blued

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Re: Doing some GP100 research

Post by RoninPA » Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:27 pm

Thanks Bennett, every little bit will help me.
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Re: Doing some GP100 research

Post by RoninPA » Wed Mar 20, 2019 3:45 pm

Still working on this if anyone has inputs let me have them.

Thanks.
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Re: Doing some GP100 research

Post by Rugerologist » Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:43 pm

Ron, I'll ask some buddies and hopefully, get you some more info.
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Re: Doing some GP100 research

Post by RoninPA » Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:35 pm

Thanks Chuck. I'll give Ruger another call tomorrow to see if I can talk to a dealer rep and see if he/she can give me any info.
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