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#5836577 - 07/17/15 07:07 PM Ruger Precision Rifle
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Interested in seeing how this works out. 243,308 and 6.5 creed bolt action that takes SR25 mags.

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Edited by TexFlip (07/17/15 07:11 PM)
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#5836581 - 07/17/15 07:10 PM Re: Ruger Precision Rifle [Re: TexFlip]
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The MSRP is $1399 and if the street price is a little lower, looks
like a lot for the money.

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#5836586 - 07/17/15 07:17 PM Re: Ruger Precision Rifle [Re: TexFlip]
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What! No tang safety.
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#5836666 - 07/17/15 08:16 PM Re: Ruger Precision Rifle [Re: HWY_MAN]
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Originally Posted By: HWY_MAN
What! No tang safety.


Doesn't even need a safety. Bolt handle up, or back is the safety.

I'd like to test drive one...
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#5836683 - 07/17/15 08:28 PM Re: Ruger Precision Rifle [Re: TexFlip]
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I wouldn't mind trying one in 6.5 creed.
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#5836689 - 07/17/15 08:31 PM Re: Ruger Precision Rifle [Re: TexFlip]
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http://www.americanrifleman.org/articles/2015/7/17/ruger-precision-rifle/

Not bad results for factory ammo, I'm sure reloads could tighten tighten up a bit.

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#5836737 - 07/17/15 09:03 PM Re: Ruger Precision Rifle [Re: TexFlip]
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Ruger Precision Rifle Features and Specifications:
Features:
• Bolt-action Precision Rifle based on the Ruger American Rifle with easily manipulated, 70-degree bolt lift featuring dual cocking cams and smooth-running, large-diameter bolt body
• Inline recoil path manages recoil directly from the rear of receiver to the buttstock, not through a traditional bedding system, providing the very best accuracy potential
• “Upper” receiver and one-piece bolt are precision CNC-machined from pre-hardened (minimizes distortion) 4140 Chrome/Moly alloy steel
• “Lower” magazine well halves are precision machined from 7075-T6 aluminum, type III hard-coat anodized
• Multi-Magazine Interface functions interchangeably with M110/SR25/DPMS/Magpul and AICS magazines; supplied with two 10-round Magpul PMags
• Highly accurate cold hammer forged 4140 Chrome/Moly barrel with Ruger 5R Rifling at minimum bore and grove dimensions, minimum-headspace and centralized chamber;
• Medium contour (.75” at the muzzle) barrel features 5/8-24 threads and thread protector installed.
• Barrels can be easily replaced by a competent gunsmith using AR-style wrenches and headspace gauges
• Ruger Marksman trigger is externally adjustable, pull weight range is 2.25 to 5.0 pounds; wrench is stored in the bolt shroud
• Left - folding stock hinge accepts any AR-style stock; supplied with fully adjustable Ruger Precision MSR stock with soft rubber butt pad and bottom Picatinny rail
• Customizable ergonomics: May be configured with any AR-style grip, rail and selector;
• Supplied with extended trigger-reach AR-style grip, Samson Evolution Keymod rail, and 45-degree reversible selector
• 20 MOA Picatinny rail secured with four #8-40 screws for increased long-range elevation capabilities.
• Oversized bolt handle for positive bolt manipulation, with 5/16” x 24 thread for easy replacement; disassembly tool stored in the bolt shroud for easy striker channel cleaning
• Magazine well front is contoured for a positive grip or bracing against shooting supports

Model Numbers and Specifications:
(Model/Caliber/Weight/Barrel Length/Twist/Overall Length: Folded, Extended Min, Extended Max)
18001 / 308 Win / 20” / 9.7 lbs / 1:10 / 30.6”, 38.25”, 41.75”
18005 / 6.5 Creedmoor / 10.6 lbs / 24” / 1:8 / 34.6”, 42.25”, 45.75”
18010 / 243 Win / 11 lbs /26”/ 1:7.7 / 36.6”, 44.25”, 47.75”
Height 7.3” (Grip bottom to Picatinny rail top)
Width 3.3” (Receiver to bolt handle)
Length of Pull: Adjustable 12”-15.5”
Comb height range: .75”; comb fore-aft position can be adjusted by up to 3.5” (depending upon stock position)
Removable oversized (.900” diameter) bolt handle with 5/16”-24 thread
Seven Patents pending:
• Universal magazine latch mechanism. Allows both a side catch and rear catch to be operated with the same interface.
• Bolt body configured for universal magazine use
• Dual barrel nut and handguard interface
• Folding buttstock latch with rotatable, folded lock position
• Dual acting stock cam levers and adjustment method Dual acting stock
• Two patents on the trigger and safety assembly and installation methods
MSRP will be $1399 and the street price expected to be right around $1100.

So I'd say they crushed it!



Edited by Rockfish Dave (07/18/15 09:21 AM)
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#5836780 - 07/17/15 09:27 PM Re: Ruger Precision Rifle [Re: TexFlip]
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Says they are in stores now in the video. Gonna try and get my hands on one tomorrow.
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#5836784 - 07/17/15 09:30 PM Re: Ruger Precision Rifle [Re: TexFlip]
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Loc: Stratford Texas
that is one Ruger I'd like to have
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#5836804 - 07/17/15 09:40 PM Re: Ruger Precision Rifle [Re: TexFlip]
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Registered: 02/09/13
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Loc: Palo Pinto county
I was thinking of to getting a tikka ctr in 260 but I may have to look into the ruger.

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#5836811 - 07/17/15 09:43 PM Re: Ruger Precision Rifle [Re: TexFlip]
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Registered: 11/06/11
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Loc: Royse City, TX
Nice looking gun. Not sure it's worth $1100-$1200.

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#5836909 - 07/17/15 10:47 PM Re: Ruger Precision Rifle [Re: TexFlip]
Cleric Offline
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Registered: 03/11/12
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well if you were to get an entry Remington 700 for 400 a similar chassis would be at least 600. Throw in a base and threading and you are at 1100

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#5836981 - 07/18/15 01:32 AM Re: Ruger Precision Rifle [Re: FiremanJG]
okstatefan Offline
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Registered: 01/26/13
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Loc: Forney, TX
Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: HWY_MAN
What! No tang safety.


Doesn't even need a safety. Bolt handle up, or back is the safety.

I'd like to test drive one...


Would that right-hand action be a deal breaker?

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#5836990 - 07/18/15 02:42 AM Re: Ruger Precision Rifle [Re: TexFlip]
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Yeah, I'd try one.

I probably will, too.

Dang it. bang
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#5837059 - 07/18/15 08:00 AM Re: Ruger Precision Rifle [Re: TexFlip]
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Registered: 11/01/12
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Loc: Lubbock, TX
Might just be my first 6.5 in a couple of years. I'm a little surprised at no 7mm-08 or .223. I daydreamed about this gun a few days ago, wondering why nobody offered an AR-15 based (loosely) bolt gun. Guess I'm psychic?
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