Ruger introduces new pistol caliber carbine

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  1. gvw3

    gvw3 Well-Known Member

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    I know I will most likely be buying one. It will fit a need I have for a pistol caliber rifle. I own more than a few Rugers and never had much in the way of problems with them.

    I have read that Ruger didn't want to supply the military with handguns. They don't want to go the way of Colt where all of their production is sold to the military. When that deal drys up they are in trouble just like Colt was or still is.
     
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  2. LIKTOSHOOT

    LIKTOSHOOT Advanced Senior Member Supporting Member

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    Not upset and certainly would not tell someone to buy one. I simply replied to a poster who made statements concerning these "reintroduced" firearms. And that older models gather big dollars when found. They do not and the product is not new.
    Nothing more than that......keep in mind that for over a decade I customized MkI, MkII`s...........and 10/22 and 77/22 rifles while an FFL . At one point I had every Ruger Mk series pistol ruger(sans the DA new safety devices-magazine dead switch) made and quiet a few 10`s and 77`s that were custom builds for small game hunters and paper hunters. Nothing more.
    AND I never mentioned handguns for the military, Ruger; Ah remember the Mini14???????????????????????????
    That's where they tried.......AC556 too. R&D was not they`re strong suit back then and yes everyone in the firearms business knows Bill Ruger is dead, but a lot of carry over from him still remains
     
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  3. flyingtiger85

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    Now I want one,thanks a lot!
     
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    I was just at Sportmans Warehouse and they were sold as soon as they were put out.I didn't get to hold one.
     
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    That little gun would make a great bush gun for deer hunting too! Under $500, I just might have to buy one myself!
     
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    I was at my LGS and they haven't got them in yet. They have a big order in but don't know when they will get them.
     
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    If I can find one for under $500, I'm In.
     
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    When it comes out in 10mm I'll be looking at one.
     
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    My LGS wants $499, no telling when they will be commonly available.
    I wouldn't hold my breath on that one.
     
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    Me, neither. HOWEVER, if it is made in .40 S&W, I wonder how much of a project it would be to engender some interchangeability with a PCC chambered for .357 SiG.

    ADDENDUM: It'd be interesting to compare a new PCC to a recent-production High-Point carbine, of the same caliber. The Ruger's increased magazine capacity would weigh heavily in its favor, as would the interchangeable magazine blocs. Price, accuracy, and reliability would likely remain up for contention.
     
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  11. dbcooper

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    Hope you are not in a hurry
     
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    I'm usually not interested in these but I have been doing a lot more outdoor activities and this would be great for in the kayak. I told my dad to set aside one of the first ones that come in at the shop. I just bought a Glock 19 as well. How convenient.
     
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    Awaiting the 45ACP model....
     
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