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Ruger Single Ten 4-5/8" Stainless 10- Shot .22LR
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Ruger Single Ten 4-5/8" Stainless 10- Shot .22LR (8101)


 
Ruger Single Ten 4-5/8" Stainless 10- Shot .22LR (8101)
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Ruger's Rimfire "Six-Shooter".
Sturm, Ruger and Company was founded in 1949 by business partners Alexander ("Alex") McCormick Sturm and William ("Bill") Batterman Ruger. Prior to the partnership, Bill Ruger had previously designed machine guns for the U.S. military during World War II and afterwards, successfully duplicated two Japanese Baby Nambu pistols in his garage based on samples acquired from a Marine.

It would serve as the basis for launching the company when Ruger ingeniously combined the looks of a German 9mm Luger with rimfire engineering from the Colt Woodsman and the operating mechanism of the Nambu. Bill Ruger and Alex Sturm rented a small machine shop in Southport, Connecticut and immediately introduced the world to the greatest rimfire pistol in history-- the legendary MK-I, which still continues to this day in its third generation.


Alex Sturm was married to the granddaughter of President Teddy Roosevelt, was a Yale graduate, a talented artist and business entrepreneur that supplied the capital investment to start the fledgling company. In addition, he personally designed the famous Germanic heraldic red eagle that still serves as Ruger's company logo.

Bill Ruger supplied the business acumen plus technical-know-how as a skilled gunsmith and celebrated inventor. Tragically in 1951, Alex Sturm fell seriously ill and died at the age of 28 just as the company was beginning to gain traction.

After Sturm's passing, Bill Ruger mourned the loss of his old friend and business partner by permanently changing the company's distinctive red eagle logo to solid black (or white, shrouded in black), where it remains to this day in remembrance. Bill Ruger would go on to lead the company to world prominence, becoming the largest manufacturer of firearms in the United States.

A pioneering legend in American industry until his death in 2002, Ruger had a hand in the design and styling of every single gun the company produced while under his direction. To date, Sturm Ruger has manufactured more than 30-million firearms, while also becoming a leading supplier of precision investment castings in diverse industries such as aerospace, automotive and even golf clubs.

The Ruger Single Ten is a traditional looking Western style revolver, but with a modernized mechanism. In this instance, it's a dedicated .22LR caliber platform with styling inspired by the guns of the Old West and looks like a downsized copy of Ruger's popular Blackhawk.

This is the perfect small bore single action revolver for low recoil and affordable plinking or even small game hunting. Along with its little brothers the Bearcat, Single Six, Seven and Nine-- the Ruger Single Ten is considered to be in a league of its own as the premier high quality "Six Shooter" (or in this case, a "Ten-Shooter") small frame wheel gun on the market.

It is supplied with a ten- round, non- fluted cylinder. This is what the company refers to as a "New Model" series revolver. The designation in Ruger nomenclature actually refers to the incorporation of a transfer bar safety mechanism. When the hammer is fully forward, it rests on the frame and cannot contact the firing pin.

This makes it nearly impossible for the gun to "go off" when dropped or banged. The transfer bar rises as the hammer is cocked. Then when the trigger is pulled and the hammer falls, it hits the transfer bar-- thus "transferring" its energy to the firing pin and discharging the handgun.

The gun has a 4-5/8" barrel and weighs in at just over 36- ounces. It wears a satin stainless finish and sports a set of adjustable 3- dot fiber optic square post type sights that are highly visible and get on target well. The hardwood "Gunfighter" grips have the Ruger logo embossed on each panel.

Loading is accomplished by opening the loading gate and dropping a cartridge down into each individual chamber one at a time. Conversely, unloading entails opening the loading gate, pushing the ejector rod and then manually ejecting each individual spent casing.

For cleaning, dissassembly or to switch out cylinders-- open the loading gate, depress the release button and slide the base pin out forward until the cylinder falls free from the gun. Reassembly is accomplished in reverse order

While Ruger does not provide a written warranty, the company has always promptly, professionally and courteously repaired the extremely limited number of malfunctioning firearms we've sent them. In our humble opinion, they have a better warranty and service track record than many manufacturer's offering the so-called "limited lifetime" policy (which by the way, is not your lifetime, but what that particular manufacturer perceives to be the life of the gun). Overall, the Ruger Single Ten is a portable, small frame single action revolver that delivers affordable, low recoil target shooting enjoyment for the entire family.
Features
10- Shot Cylinder
Old West Feel & Handling
Single Action Design
Williams Adjustable Fiber Optic Sights- for windage & elevation
Perfectly Sized Frame- for shooting rimfire ammunition
Gunfighter Series Hardwood Grips
Transfer Bar Safety- provides an unparalleled level of safety and makes it unnecessary to keep an unloaded chamber under the hammer...like the old Colts
Hard Plastic Case & Gun Lock
Caliber (s): .22LR, L & S
Cylinder Capacity: 10- Rounds
Finish: Stainless Steel
Barrel Length: 4-5/8"
Weight: 36 ozs.
Warranty:"The Magnuson-Moss Act (Public Law 93-637) does not require any seller or manufacturer of a consumer product to give a written warranty. It does provide that if a written warranty is given, it must be designated as "limited" or as "full" and sets minimum standards for a full warranty. Sturm,Ruger & Company, Inc. has elected not to provide any written warranty, either "limited" or "full, rather than to attempt to comply with the provisions of the Magnuson - Moss Act and the regulation issued thereunder."


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