Posted May 31, 2016 11:39 am by Comments

By G&A Online Editors

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Guns & Ammo caught up with Senior Editor Garry James at the 2016 NRA Show, where we saw two Ruger No. 1 rifles belonging to famed gunwriters Elmer Keith and Jack O’Connor.

Garry walked us through the two guns, chambered in .375 H&H Magnum, and reminisced about being a young editor for Guns & Ammo and working with Elmer Keith.

The Ruger No. 1 is a single-shot falling-block rifle introduced by Ruger in 1967. The No. 1 was loosely based on the single-shot Farquharson rifle of the late 19th century. The rifle is loaded by actuating a lever underneath the gun that drops the breech block at the rear of the action. A single cartridge is inserted and the block is closed, readying the rifle …Read the Rest

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