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Ruger Annual Report

Sturm, Ruger & Company released the company’s annual report for 2013.  Not surprisingly, sales and profits were up.  For the entire year, Ruger saw a $196.5 million increase in sales to $688.3 million. While the very end of 2012 through mid-2013 saw a huge [Read More…]

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Ruger 10/22 50th Anniversary Model

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Ruger 1/22 (1964-2014), Ruger ran a competition to see who could design the best 50th Anniversary Ruger 10/22 model. The winner was Gary from Michigan (whom I know is a reader of TFB, as was one of the Runners Up, Chris from TN). [Read More…]

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The New Ruger SR-762 Rifle

Sturm, Ruger & Co. announced the release of the new SR-762 rifle.  The new rifle is chambered in 7.62 NATO (aka 7.62×51) and uses a two-stage piston system like the one used in the SR-556 rifles.  The 16.12″ barrel is chrome lined and threaded for the [Read More…]

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A New Shooter Joins Our Ranks

Casey writes … I spent the weekend with a good friend doing some shooting on the range, and he took the opportunity to introduce his son to shooting for the first time (he’ll be two next month). I obtained permission from the parents to submit the photo, [Read More…]

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Ruger Q2 Backlog Worth $590 Million!

A contributor at Seeking Alpha reports that Ruger’s has an order backlog worth an incredible $590 million as of the end of the second quarter. This backlog is down only slightly from the Q1 backlog which was $602 million. In Q2 incoming orders were down from Q1 [Read More…]