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Old 08-21-2010, 06:22 AM
Scrub Buck
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Question Ruger M77 Hawkeye

Hi everyone my local gun salesman his insrtucted me to seriously cosider buying a Ruger Hawkeye in .270win, so can I get some information on this rifle and on this caliber for deer hunting at 200-300 metres maximum 350 metres.
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Old 08-21-2010, 06:28 AM
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ruger makes a good rifle. i'm not sure what the hawkeye is but i do have a 77. the 270 is a very very capable round.
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Old 08-21-2010, 07:31 AM
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Can't help on the rifle, your caliber is perfect.
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Old 08-21-2010, 08:46 AM
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The Ruger M77 Hawkeye in the .270 caliber is a great choice.
Good Luck!

ronn, the hawkeye description says, "Classically styled, bolt-action rifle with barrel and receiver in Hawkeye Matte Blued finish"
So I'm guessing it's just a name given due to the matte blue finish other than that I see no difference at all.
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Old 08-23-2010, 07:18 PM
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Default The updated M77 is now called the hawkeye

Ruger upgraded the wood (quality and reshaped it) and went to the new hawkeye trigger which is a huge improvement. You have the same barrel, same built in scope bases. Most importantly they didn't raise the price, just a better rifle for your dollar.

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Old 09-13-2010, 02:51 AM
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The Hawkeye is actually the same as the Ruger Mark2 with the exception of a slimmer stock,nicer checkering and a LC-6 trigger, which is not alot better than the Mark2 trigger. Both triggers are not adjustable. Same gun, different trigger and name.
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