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#6325790 - 06/06/16 10:18 PM ruger american??
dogdown23 Offline
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Registered: 02/15/14
Posts: 942
Loc: TX
Why are so many folks so high on the Ruger American?? Just curious
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#6325797 - 06/06/16 10:20 PM Re: ruger american?? [Re: dogdown23]
Earl Offline
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Registered: 09/18/07
Posts: 2985
Loc: Plano, TX
It's an American company, American made - more accurate (IMO) than the old Ruger M77, it's a good, handy, accurate and light rifle..and on top of all of that, very inexpensive. Nothing really not to like about them.
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#6326014 - 06/07/16 07:54 AM Re: ruger american?? [Re: dogdown23]
Elkhunter49 Offline
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Registered: 06/21/11
Posts: 3953
Loc: Oak Harbor, Slidell La
Cheap rifle that normally shoot very well!. I've got two of them that are both shooters.
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#6328648 - 06/09/16 12:31 AM Re: ruger american?? [Re: dogdown23]
chongo Offline
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Registered: 12/08/08
Posts: 1078
Loc: Melissa, Tx
Cheap rifle, accurate and durable. Bought my wife a lh model in 7-08. Sucker shoots lights out to 350 which is the furthest I've shot it. My only real gripe is the action could be a little smoother. No other complaints considering what you're getting and what you're paying.

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#6328692 - 06/09/16 06:12 AM Re: ruger american?? [Re: dogdown23]
Elkhunter49 Offline
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Registered: 06/21/11
Posts: 3953
Loc: Oak Harbor, Slidell La
Hey Chongo here is a link to a RAR LH .223 that I had listed in the classified. Just in case you want to get her another. Gun is ready for the field with good glass and a Timney trigger I dropped in it!!! Damn good buy


http://texashuntingforum.com/forum/ubbthreads.php/topics/6306130/Re:_.223_Left_Handed_RAR_with_#Post6306130
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#6328708 - 06/09/16 06:45 AM Re: ruger american?? [Re: dogdown23]
piney woods hunter Offline
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Registered: 09/15/09
Posts: 761
Loc: east texas
i have 3 great value for the money, only things wish ruger would upgrade is have bolt lock when saftey is on. and maybe a metal magazine i have had no mag problems some have would like to see at least a aftermarket mag
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#6330136 - 06/10/16 08:36 AM Re: ruger american?? [Re: dogdown23]
rex47 Offline
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Registered: 03/09/16
Posts: 359
Loc: euless, tx
have 2 American Predators 22-250, 308 both will do any thing i would expect
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#6330578 - 06/10/16 04:03 PM Re: ruger american?? [Re: dogdown23]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
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Registered: 11/01/12
Posts: 7681
Loc: Lubbock, TX
I have the Standard in 7m-08 and really like it. I bought it before I made the decision to get suppressors for my long guns, otherwise I'd have bought the Predator model. Took three deer with it this past season with 120gr Fusion-it's a killer.
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#6330613 - 06/10/16 04:37 PM Re: ruger american?? [Re: dogdown23]
Buzzsaw Offline
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Registered: 06/29/11
Posts: 9463
Loc: Frisco, Texas
more after market stocks available too. great gun for little money


just put a GREAT scope on it please, do yourself a big favor
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#6330956 - 06/10/16 10:55 PM Re: ruger american?? [Re: dogdown23]
Huckleberry75 Offline
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Registered: 03/23/16
Posts: 146
Loc: Yukon, OK
I have one in 300blk. Funny little gun and quite a handy length.
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#6335230 - 06/14/16 05:31 PM Re: ruger american?? [Re: dogdown23]
Gone to Texas Offline
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Registered: 07/05/13
Posts: 2639
Loc: Hurst
Handy, fun, comes threaded for suppressor, I love those things. I haven't bought one, but I fired one in .243 and it was very pleasant.
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