Ruger LCR in .327 Federal Magnum

Ruger announced a new version of the LCR chambered for the .327 Federal Magnum cartridge. The new revolver is the exact gun that should have been introduced with the round in 2008 – but will it sell in 2015?

New Ruger Pistols

Ruger is now selling two new pistols: a blue anodized version of the 22/45 Lite and a semi-custom LCP with much improved sights. Both of these guns were added to the Ruger catalog without any fanfare. In truth, they are relatively small changes to the guns. However, they are in line with the company’s response […]

Ruger SR1911 Lightweight Commander

Just days before the 2015 SHOT Show, Ruger will announce yet another new handgun: the SR1911 Lightweight Commander. This new pistol will bring the total number of 1911-type handguns made by Ruger to three. As the name suggests, this pistol is lighter than the existing Commander-sized gun from Ruger. The new Lightweight Commander uses an […]

The Gun Digest Book of Ruger Revolvers

I’ve just pre-ordered a new history book for my gun bookshelf:  The Gun Digest Book of Ruger Revolvers. I saw a press release on this book earlier in the week, and just took a look at it on Amazon.  Amazon has a great feature that allows you to review parts of the book prior to […]

New Ruger Guns for 2014

Ruger announced a number of new gun models including a new DA/SA version of the LCR called the LCRx.  One deviation from prior Ruger product announcements is that some of the guns are not ready to ship immediately.  In the past, when Ruger announced a new firearm, the gun was already in production.  Some of […]

Brand New Ruger SR-762 Rifle

Two short months before the annual SHOT Show, Ruger announced the release of the new SR-762 rifle.  Maintaining the overall look and feel of the AR platform, the new Ruger SR-762 rifle is chambered in 7.62×51 (aka .308 Win) and uses a piston system similar to the company’s original SR-556 rifle.  The rifle appears to […]

Ruger American Rimfire Rifle

The brand new Ruger American Rimfire rifle is set to set the industry on fire after it was unveiled Thursday.  The new bolt action gun is set up with a range of new features that are likely to excite a wide range of shooters. The new rifles will come in standard and compact styles and […]

Info on Ruger’s New Plant and New Guns

Ruger’s CEO, Michael Fifer, gave additional details today about the company’s pending purchase of a third manufacturing plant, and perhaps provided some insight into what new guns will be made there. The comments were made by Fifer during Ruger’s Q2 2013 earnings conference call. The Mayodan facility is “ideally suited for what we want to […]

Ruger Posts 79% Earnings Increase

Sturm, Ruger & Company announced net sales of nearly $180 million for the quarter ending June 30, which represents an earnings increase of 79% compared to the same quarter in 2012.  The company reported fully diluted earnings of $1.63/share compared to 91¢/share for the same quarter last year. From January 1 – June 29, 2013, […]

Ruger Opening Third Plant in NC

Ruger announced they will be opening their third manufacturing plant in North Carolina.  There has been a great deal of speculation since Ruger president and CEO Michael O. Fifer announced a search was underway at the April 30 shareholder meeting. The new facility will eventually employ about 500-700 people and will produce about ten new […]

Ruger to Open Third Plant – Expansion for New Guns

Ruger is expanding. Sturm, Ruger & Co is in the process of opening a third production plant to expand manufacturing capacity, and company president and CEO Michael O. Fifer wants to do it quickly. “We’re running out of space,” said Fifer in the company’s annual shareholder meeting on April 30. According to Fifer, Ruger will […]

New Ruger Guide Gun

Mere days ahead of the 2013 SHOT Show, we get out first glimpse at the Ruger Guide Gun.  The new series of rifles are rugged, compact rifles weighing between 8 to 8.12 pounds. The guns are chambered in serious calibers:  .30-06, .300 Win Mag, .338 Win Mag, .375 Ruger, .300 RCM and .338 RCM.  When […]

Ruger SR1911 Commander

The much rumored Ruger SR1911 commander is now a reality after the company announced its introduction on its website.  Ever since the introduction of the original SR1911, Ruger and 1911 fans have been asking for a commander-sized gun. The new SR1911 commander is a traditional 1911-style pistol that is slightly shortened in general parameters of […]