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  2. Buying Unclaimed Guns Seized by the Transportation Safety Administration

    In a recent article, we discussed the Transportation Safety Administration and what they require of those who intend to take guns on airplanes. If you plan on traveling with your Ruger, such information is a must-have. Those of us who abide by these laws and take responsibility for our firearms during travel (and at all other times) should have no problem taking trips that go off without a hitch. Unfortunately not everyone has the same mindset and some people prefer to wing it instead of...
  3. 5 Lesser Known Facts About the Mini-14

    One of the guns with which Ruger enthusiasts are most familiar is the Mini-14. Designed by L. James Sullivan and William B. Ruger, this lightweight, semi-automatic carbine was a popular choice upon introduction and has continued to be a go-to in the decades since. Although the original design has come to be available in many newer, varied forms, the basic concept behind the Mini-14 remains the same, as does the widespread following it has maintained over the years. Photo: Perfect Union...
  4. Walmart Refuses to Print Photo Containing Ruger Red Label Shotgun

    One of the primary ways people commemorate special occasions, possessions, and events they hold dear is through the snapping of a photograph. We display family photos in our homes and offices as constant reminders of that which is important to us. From person to person, the scenes in those photos may vary, but the basic concept is the same. A photo captures a memory, a moment in time, preserving it for long term, future enjoyment. Imagine if you were denied the right to use photos to mark...
  5. Transportation Safety Administration: Air Travel and Firearms

    Say you've got a big vacation coming up but you don't want to leave your Ruger at home. You do your research on local gun laws in the area to where you'll be traveling and you've checked to see if your concealed carry permit will be honored. All of your bases are covered and everything has checked out as it should. Your travel plans are finalized and you're ready to go, but how is your gun going to get there? In a day and age where the threat of terrorism is very real, traveling with...
  6. Ergo Delta Grip Now Available for LCR and LCRx Wheel Guns

    For some of us, part of the joy of gun ownership lies in the grips. Whether you choose grips that are a rich, beautiful wood grain or those that are designed to give you the most comfortable hold possible, selecting the right grip for the gun, and yourself, can be a bit of a process. Ideally you will find something that both looks good and fits your hand comfortably at the same time. Additionally, it is important for a grip to allow proper placement of your hand and fingers to give you...
  7. 5 Accessories for the Ruger 10/22 Owner

    With the Ruger 10/22 being amongst the most popular choices when it comes to .22 rifles, it is only logical many supportive accessories exist to compliment such a gun. When the masses are drawn to something such as the 10/22, it becomes a priority to add to and build upon it, making it unique to the individual owner. Manufacturers are more than happy to offer all sorts of additions to make your 10/22 stand out as that puts more dollars in their pockets. At the same time, it can confuse...
  8. Concealed Carry Holsters for the Female Form

    In this day and age, safety and security is not just for the fellas anymore. As more and more women step out boldly into the world armed and ready to protect themselves, the world of concealed carry holsters has been forced to adapt to the female form. Gone are the days of big, bulky holsters as they simply do not conceal well on the body of a woman. Thanks to the style and cut of modern clothing, concealing a weapon on your person has become a bit more specialized. If you are or know of a...
  9. Enjoy Your Ruger with Safety in Mind

    A cardinal rule amongst gun owners and shooters everywhere is that safety practices should be followed at all times. The careless handling of firearms can result in serious injury and even death, therefore it is imperative that gun owners and users should maintain appropriate handling procedures in every situation where a firearm is present. Beginning shooters should be introduced to safety guidelines and even advanced shooters should brush up on them from time to time to keep the shooting...
  10. The Ruger LCRx now comes in 3-inch!

    It wasn't too long ago that Ruger released the double-action LCR revolver to rave reviews. Then came the LCRx which gave the masses what they wanted-- an exposed hammer. Then came the 5-round, 9mm Luger version that utilized moon clips, and still boasted the standard 1.875 inch barrel in length. This short barrel, while convenient for concealed carry, often doesnt do much for accuracy. Well, that has changed. Now comes the LCRx with the great compromise that is a 3-inch barrel. Designed...
  11. Add a Splash of Pink to Your LCP or LC9s with Muddy Girl Camo

    Sometimes you just have to get girly. Whether this is because you are, in fact, of the female gender or because you know and love a female, having access to Ruger products that are a little more on the feminine side can be beneficial. While there are plenty of Rugers available in an array of colors to suit the female taste, there is a one color pattern in particular that calls out to the girls, that being the pink camo also known as Muddy Girl. Thanks to a joint effort made by Ruger and...
  12. Ruger Introduces Single-Seven Chambered in .327

    With the goal of providing the power of a .357 Magnum in a smaller cartridge marketed for self-defense, Ruger introduced the .327 Federal Magnum, or .327 Fed mag for short, several years ago. Said to have less recoil and muzzle blast, the .327 round was also meant as an improvement upon the .32 H&R Magnum which in itself came about to improve the .32 S&W cartridge. Over the years these cartridge changes accounted for a difference in length and velocity, stepping up from 15,000 psi to the...
  13. Cowboy Mounted Shooting and the Ruger Vaquero Montado

    Have you ever watched a movie cowboy galloping along on his trusty steed, shooting at threats as they charge past? Scenes such as this have been captured in movies for decades, allowing viewers the chance to sit on the edge of their seats as the action plays out. It is not just in movies that such scenes occur; mounted shooting actually dates back to the cavalry in the 1800's when being able to shoot from horseback often meant the difference between life and death. Photo: Wikipedia These...
  14. 5 Things To Do with Your 10/22 (Including Play the National Anthem)

    It is no secret that the Ruger 10/22 is a popular choice amongst shooters. Between the features that are part of it upon purchase and the ability to customize it further, there are few tastes the Ruger 10/22 cannot suit. As a result, this is gun that is owned far and wide, but the question remains: what do you do with yours? Photo: Cal Guns Believe it or not, owning and using a 10/22 doesn't have to be a vanilla experience. This versatile gun has many uses, some of which you are likely to...
  15. Welcoming the New 9mm Ruger LCR and LCRx

    Amongst Ruger enthusiasts everywhere, it is no secret that the LCR line is a respected and popular choice of firearm. Then there is the growing group that is finding the 9x19mm parabellum round is returning to popularity due to increased loadings. Those who fall into the category of LCR appreciators will be glad to know that another LCR option is becoming available-- which does that oh so rare thing as adding 9mm to a wheelgun. What might that be, you ask? The answer is the blackened steel...
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