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Ruger No. 1: A Top-Selling Single-Shot Rifle

Ruger's No. 1 design continues to be popular among single-shot rifle fans, and it's not hard to see why.

The Keefe Report: The Ubiquitous Ruger 10/22

With about 8 million made, there's no other semi-automatic rimfire carbine that even comes close to the Ruger 10/22. Ubiquitous is certainly the right word for it.

Ruger No. 1: Best-Selling Single-Shot Rifle of 2019

Introduced more than 70 years ago, the Ruger No. 1 continues to top the charts of single-shot rifles.

The Ruger No. 1: A Masterpiece of Simplicity

William Batterman Ruger is best known for his innovative mind in the firearm industry. His first design, the Ruger No. 1, is considered by many to be one of the finest single-shot rifles ever made.

Bill Ruger’s .22 Pistol

Sturm, Ruger & Co. has produced more than 40 million guns since its founding seven decades ago. It all started with one gun: Bill Ruger’s .22 pistol.

The First Ruger

Its firearm production is now measured in the millions each year, but Ruger sold its first gun on Sept. 15, 1949. It was a .22 pistol, Number 3.

A Look Back at the Ruger Red Label Shotgun

An innovative attempt at putting a quality shotgun in a working man’s hands may have outlived its time.

A Look Back at the Ruger Model 77 Rifle

Ruger has an uncanny ability to sense what shooters want and give it to them at an affordable price.

A Look Back at the Ruger No. 1

William Batterman Ruger is best known for his innovative mind in the firearm industry. Many say he was the finest firearm designer since John Browning, and few would argue that declaration.

The First Ruger

In doing some research for the “From the Editor” for the September issue, I spent some time looking at William Batterman Ruger’s first contribution to American Rifleman, and no it wasn’t his “.22 Ruger Pistol” that made its debut in a September 1949 advertisement, nor was it Technical Editor Julian S. Hatcher’s extremely favorable review of “two production-line samples of the .22 Ruger” that ran in November 1949.

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