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  • Ruger Sales Up 45 Percent

    The largest publicly traded gun maker in the US announced this week that their sales for the last quarter have, amazingly, jumped by over 45%. They attributed this to the fact that nearly a third of their sales came from new models such as the American series rifle and SR45/LC380 pistols. The company released the following in a press release: "Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE-RGR) announced today that for the third quarter of 2013 the Company reported net sales of $170.9 million and...
  • 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...
  • Ruger CEO Gives Support to Pending California Lawsuit

    Ruger CEO Miker Fifer. Image from Guns If you haven\'t heard, the state of California is in the middle of fully implementing a microstamping law that would require gun manufacturers to use microscoping engravings on the firing pin for ballistics identification at crime scenes, a that was law signed into effect under former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2007. The reason why it is taking effect now is because of various patent laws that are expiring, allowing the government to fully...
  • The plinker went to war: The IDF's Ruger 10/22

    Ever since their beginnings in 1948, the Israeli Defense Force has had to think outside the box to come up with weapon's systems, therefore it shouldn't surprise you that for the past 20 years the Israelis have used a (much-modified) 10/22 for use in both special operations and in security operations. (A gently modded 10/22 with IDF forces in 2000) The background Going back to 1987, the IDF purchased a quantity of Ruger 10/22s for use by security forces in the Palestinian Intifada, a...
  • Ruger reaches back in the vault for the new and improved .327 wheelgun

    America's favorite gun maker is reaching back into the creative closet and bringing forth a blast from the past that has some six-shooter aficionados rejoicing. Yes, we are talking about the return of the SP-101 in .327 Fed Mag. Why 327? Introduced through a partnership by Sturm, Ruger and Federal Cartridge in 2007, the .327 Federal Magnum uses the rimmed, straight-walled .32 H&R case with a very lightweight .312 caliber bullet (typically 100 grains) to generate a screamer of a round that...
  1. Ruger Introduces Striker-Fired LC9s

    If you were a fan of the Ruger LC9, then you might be pleased to hear that the design of that firearm has been expanded upon. The result of this expansion is the Ruger LC9s Compact 9mm pistol, which is a striker-fired version of the bobbed hammer LC9. Much like the LC9, the LC9s offers a small, lightweight frame that is easily concealed on your person and chambered in 9mm Luger, making it an excellent choice for those who want something compact-- but in a striker-fired option. This newly...
  2. TacStar Offering Tactical M-4 Stock for Ruger 10/22

    Aftermarket accessories for your firearms can make for both useful and enjoyable additions. In some cases, what a firearm comes with may not get you too excited, but you can turn around and give it a little upgrade to more suit your fancy. A good example of this is the 10/22 stocks entering the market to spice things up. Even though the stock that came with your 10/22 may suit you just fine, some of us are open to improvement and innovation, which has at long last arrived! TacStar is...
  3. Mag Accessories for Your Ruger 10/22

    If you are a fan of .22 rifles, there is no doubt the Ruger 10/22 is a good one to have. The thing is, that pesky little 10-round rotary magazine runs dry too fast (if you can find 22 ammo) and has some other relatively minor issues depending on who you ask. Well teams of engineers have been working on this through the night and have come up with a bucket of solutions. As you are no doubt aware, the 10/22 magazine fits wholly inside with the gun which allows the floorplate to feel flush...
  4. Ruger Pairs with Talo to Introduce New Revolvers

    Nothing beats a good revolver, and for revolver fans far and wide, there are a couple of new options on the horizon. Announced recently by Talo Distributors is the upcoming arrival of a two new revolvers created through a partnering with Ruger. Exact availability dates are still to be announced, but what is known is that we can expect a tough, rugged Kodiak Backpacker Redhawk .44 Magnum as well as a streamlined, compressed Wiley Clapp SP101 .357 Magnum. The purpose intended for the Kodiak...
  5. Economically Advantageous: The New Ruger 9E

    While shopping for a new firearm is always exciting, the price tag can take some of the wind out of your sails in addition to taking a chunk of money out of your pocket. If you've ever had the experience of buying a firearm hit you where it hurts, then a bit of good news has come your way. That good news is the Ruger 9E, which has all the features of the already-proven SR9 line, but with the bonus of being easier on the wallet. The Ruger 9E is a full-size 9mm that shares some of the...
  6. The Concealed Carry Permit Class Experience

    All around the country, concealed carry permits are at the center of attention. How, when, and where to get one, if you can get one at all, is being debated. On top of that, depending on where you live, training is required in many states in order for you to obtain that permit. Photo: Attrition What is to be expected when you attend a concealed carry permit class? While it varies from state to state, there are some general expectations that will likely prove realistic. Below is a basic...
  7. Sight of Ruger LCP Wards off Would-Be Assailant

    It's long been said that you should not bring a knife to a gun fight. While both weapons are able to do great damage, the reach of a firearm is greater. The bullet moves faster and cuts deeper, stopping trouble in many cases before it even has a chance to start. The Location Coeur d'Alene is the name of both a city and lake nestled in the Idaho Panhandle. The lake is beautiful and scenic, having been formed along with other lakes at the hands of the Missoula Floods which occurred more...
  8. Tips to Get Good Firearm Pics

    If you buy or sell guns online or in any kind of picture format, chances are you have seen some things you would rather not see. Your interest, after all, lies in the gun, yet why is there so much background noise to detract from it? What is that oddball item sitting on the counter next to this gun someone is trying to convince you to purchase? When buying or selling firearms, there should be a good picture to go along with the item being offered for sale to enhance the possibility of a...
  9. Ruger SR22 v the Walther P22

    With any number of modern rimfire pistols out there, you know Ruger has an entry in the race-- the SR22. This new and popular .22 is often compared to its closest rival, the Walther P22. With that in mind, we decided to place them head to head and let you be the judge. The P22 Carl Walther GmbH Sportwaffen, best just called Walther (the 'h' is silent, just so you know), produced has produced this little German .22 for more than a decade, first marketing the gun in 2003. Constructed...
  10. NY: Ruger owner donates SR556 to museum rather than register it

    Just as New York's draconian and some argue unconstitutional assault weapons ban kicked into effect last month, one of the largest firearms museums in the country received a Ruger SR556 in the mail from an Empire State resident for safekeeping. The problem (Gov.Andrew Cuomo signing the SAFE Act in 2013, AP photo) With the type of lightning speed only reserved for flawed ideas, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Democratically led New York legislature rushed through a collection of bills known as...
  11. The lost Indian .380 Ruger Wheelguns

    Between 1973 and 1988, Ruger's best-selling double action revolver series was built around the Speed Six and Security Six model wheel guns. The company made these for military, police, and security forces around the world as well as for private sales for home defense and sporting purposes. (The Ruger Six series was THE company's DA wheelgun for two decades. Photo credit: Ruger Club) Well old Bill Ruger was well known to make special runs of guns for customers who would buy 500 or more of a...
  12. The Ruger Mark III: It's Origin and Features

    Ruger's first .22 caliber model was the Mark I, invented about 1949, and at the time it went for $39.95. It was their first gun ever, and they employed a few cost-cutting manufacturing practices such as a heavy-duty pressing methods that would create the frame from sheet metal, and the receiver is made from high-quality steel tubing. When Ruger went from the Mark I to the Mark II, there weren't many differences but there were more models to choose from. But it's the difference between the...
  13. 5 Tips for Competitive Shooters

    Competitive shooting is fun. I've been competitively shooting for over a year now, and I find tremendous joy from being outside in the fresh air, having an opportunity to assess my skills, and evaluating gradual measurements of improvement. Additionally, I've noticed that there area few handy tips that allow the day to go better or my scores to rank higher. Take a look if these tips will help you out as well: Eat a Good Breakfast Marathon runners and hikers are a few groups that know the...
  14. Ruger First Quarter Report Shows Steady Gains

    On May 5th, 2014, Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. announced net sales of $169.9 million for the first quarter of 2014. The reporting also shows fully diluted earnings of $1.22 per share. These announcements display steady growth from the same quarter in 2013 that showed net sales of $155.9 million and fully diluted earnings of $1.20 per share. The company's Board of Directors also announced a 49c per share dividend for shareholders of record as of May 16th 2014, payable on May 30th, 2014. The...
  15. Finally, Some Common Sense Gun Legislation

    Florida has wrapped up its 2014 legislative session after passing the so called "Pop-Tart bill." You may ask what a breakfast pastry has to do with firearm legislation. You would not be alone. The bill (HB 7029) is in response to overzealous punishments against children harmlessly simulating gun play, wearing pro-second amendment apparel or forming their food into gun shapes. The bill's nickname comes from the case of Josh Welch who was doing what any 7-year old might do with his Pop-Tart;...
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