Ruger Prescott, Arizona Facility Damaged By Storm

Ruger Firearms, 200 Ruger Rd, Prescott, AZ

The recent storms in the Arizona caused the roof of Ruger’s Prescott, Arizona manufacturing facility to collapse. Thankfully nobody was injured.

The company issued the following press release …

SOUTHPORT, CT– A severe thunderstorm and heavy precipitation on July 25, 2013 caused a portion of the roof of Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE-RGR) Prescott, Arizona manufacturing facility to collapse. No one was injured. The Company is in the process of undertaking repairs and expects to be back in production soon.

This temporary disruption may have a material impact on the Company’s results of operations for the third quarter of 2013, but is not expected to have a material impact on the financial position of the Company.

Steve Johnson

Founder and Dictator-In-Chief of TFB. A passionate gun owner, a shooting enthusiast and totally tacti-uncool. Favorite first date location: any gun range. Steve can be contacted here.


  • Leoon

    this is terrible but they have factorys as far flung as Austria so I doubt it will effect the consumers quickly. it may however result in some changes in how they allocate funds so they probobly wont be coming out with a new semi-auto shotgun bye the close of this summer to put it simply.

    • John

      Yeah, I’ve had an austrian made ruger once, it was delicious

    • Egondor

      Most likely RipoffThanDirt has already doubled the price of Rugers.

    • Nadnerbus

      Austria? I love Austria! “Throw another shrimp on the barbie, mate!”

      • JC

        Shrimp??? that’s AUSTRALIA, not Austria…wow!!!

        • RyGuy

          Dude, it’s a Dumb and Dumber quote. Relax.

        • gunslinger

          do you even sarcasm, bro?

        • sheepdog

          Wanna hear the most annoying sound in the world?