M77 Hawkeye Compact

The Ruger M77 Hawkeye Compact is a bolt-action hunting rifle chambered for seven different cartridges. The Compact is one of 14 models in the Hawkeye series and is the smallest. It has a 16.5β€³ barrel putting the overall length at 35.5β€³ and average weight around 6 pounds. It is available with a walnut stock with a blued steel barrel or a black laminate stock with stainless steel barrel.

Otherwise it has common features such as a solid steel bolt that uses a Mauser-type round feed extractor, which chambers rounds smoothly and ejects them effortlessly. The Compact has a steel floor plate instead of a magazine that opens for easy loading. The floor plate also fits flush with the stock. The Compact has a three-position safety that allows shooters to open the bolt and load the rifle with the safety engaged. And, it also has a rubber recoil pad.

Depending on the cartridge, Ruger recommends the Hawkeye Compact to hunt any game.

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