By Jeremy S
Coming soon to a dealer near you — as soon as this week, actually — is a brand new rifle from Ruger that’s taking aim at the high-end, ultra-expensive, ultra-accurate chassis rifle market. Oh, except that full MSRP on the “Ruger Precision Rifle” in .308 Win, 6.5 Creedmoor, or .243 Win is only $1,399. I think this bad boy is going to prove to be popular, and I’m hereby putting my name in the hat for a TTAG T&E loaner. Press release and details follow. . .
Actually, before pasting the press release below, let me just say that I think the coolest thing on this rifle might be the magazine release. I know, it’s a nerdy thing to geek out on, but Ruger managed to engineer a mag catch/release system that retains mags whether they lock on the rear or on the side.
The end result is compatibility with M110, SR25, DPMS and Magpul®-style magazines, as well as AICS magazines (and some M-14 magazines, too). Sweet.
Check out the RPR website for all of the details, stats, exploded diagrams, photos, desktop backgrounds, posters, tutorials, etc…
Okay, on to the press release:
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE: …read more
Source:: Truth About Guns