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Old 06-22-2022, 03:53 PM   #1
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Default Ruger-5.7 Pistol..Anyone have one

I'm looking to buy the Ruger 5.7x28mm pistol. I've got a buddy that has an older FN and he loves it. Looks like a cool little gun. Anyone have any experience with it? Or maybe have one that want to sell on the cheap!! TIA
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Old 06-22-2022, 03:56 PM   #2
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I got one and they are fun. Surprisingly light for the size and minimal recoil, just wish the threaded barrels for them weren’t so expensive.
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Old 06-22-2022, 04:15 PM   #3
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I heard they have cycling issues
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Old 06-22-2022, 07:31 PM   #4
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Had 2 of them at one time. Sold both because I got tired of trying to find ammo for it. Been building my stash of ammo back up since I found a new source. I will get another one soon.
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Old 06-23-2022, 12:47 AM   #5
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I’ve had one since they first came out. Been awesome. Got about 400 trouble free rnds through mine. No issues
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Old 06-23-2022, 01:14 PM   #6
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I've found a guy that has 1000+/- rounds of ammo for sale. I also just came across Palmetto State Armory's 5.7 for less than $600. All good reviews on it.
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Old 06-23-2022, 01:29 PM   #7
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Wonder why this never turned into a plastic tipped VMAX varmint round? Similar to a 17 hornet i guess? IDK seems to me like it could have been a thing for coyotes etc.
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Old 06-23-2022, 02:00 PM   #8
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I rented one at the range a couple of years ago and was going to buy one then the "ammo shortage" hit and 5.7ammo was hard to find....may still be.

It is a very easy gun to shoot but is LOUD and the muzzle blast that will light up an indoor range.
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Old 06-23-2022, 02:40 PM   #9
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Wonder why this never turned into a plastic tipped VMAX varmint round? Similar to a 17 hornet i guess? IDK seems to me like it could have been a thing for coyotes etc.
It is. I have several boxes of fn brand 5.7 Hornady vmax
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Old 06-23-2022, 02:46 PM   #10
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I hear this pistola round is supposed to reach out there.
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Old 06-23-2022, 02:53 PM   #11
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It is. I have several boxes of fn brand 5.7 Hornady vmax
Sorry i guess my point was wonder why it never turned into a mini bolt gun round. Would be great in a mini 7 or a ruger american or something.
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Old 06-23-2022, 02:56 PM   #12
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I'm going to get it. Thanks for the insight and help men.
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