"Laws that forbid the carrying of arms disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes. Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants." - Thomas Jefferson, 1776
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 (07/18/1509:21 AM)
"Sheep have two speeds: grazing and stampede." - Lt. Col. Dave Grossman
"They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Benjamin Franklin
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?