Author: LisaDeming

Ruger Issues Product Safety Bulletin for Ruger American Pistols

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE-RGR) has issued a product Safety Bulletin for certain Ruger American® Pistols chambered in 9mm. Ruger has discovered that some Ruger American Pistols chambered in 9mm may exhibit premature wear of the locking surfaces between the slide and barrel which, if ignored, can result in a crack developing near the ejection port of the slide. This typically does not occur at round counts below 10,000 rounds. The condition is easily identified during routine maintenance and cleaning, and the crack should be visible long before the pistol becomes unsafe to shoot. Ruger is committed to...

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Winchester M70 Extreme Weather Stainless Steel Rifle

By Dan Kidder Managing Editor In the world of factory rifles, a proven performer has been the mighty Winchester M70. With a manageable price tag, the M70 performs as well as much higher priced rifles, and has features that make it stand above the pack. The most notable of the features that carries over from previous generations is Controlled Round Feeding, which uses a larger extractor to grip the round more firmly and control it while it feeds all the way into the chamber. It continues to hold onto the case after firing and controls the ejection based upon...

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Adventure On A Budget: Delta Dawns

Overlooked Region Turns Into Duck Hot Spot By John N. Felsher The flock of mallards shot out of the cypress swamp behind the blind, roaring overhead like a squadron of jet fighters. The flock turned wide and disappeared into the fog blanketing this ancient oxbow lake, once the main channel of the mighty Mississippi River. Playing boisterous notes on their calls, several hunters began pleading for the greenheads and their mates to return. We could still hear their quacking and the rush of their wings, but could not see them through the thick trees in front of us with...

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HEVI-Shot

Just about every hunter has a HEVI-Shot story. The story usually describes an incredibly difficult shot – long yardage, high winds, a triple – something clearly out of the ordinary that HEVI-Shot shotshells made possible. Hunters know that HEVI-Shot shotshells will give them more lethal pellets on target, at higher energies, than other shotshells. Period. HEVI-Shot products make better memories for hunters by performing better in the field. In fact, they made the very first ‘Heavier Than Lead’ pellets. They pioneered irregular pellet shapes, which boost lethality and reduce drag. HEVI-Shot was the first to couple non-deforming pellets with...

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Ruger Mourns Death of Former CEO William B. Ruger, Jr.

Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. (NYSE: RGR) mourns the loss of William B. Ruger, Jr., former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Ruger. Mr. Ruger, who was the second CEO of the Company and the son of the Company’s founder, passed away this past weekend. “We are deeply saddened by the passing of Bill, who was integral to the foundation and early success of this company,” said Chris Killoy, President and CEO of Ruger. “Bill’s 42 years of loyal service to the Company has had a lasting impact that is still felt today. We will sincerely...

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