Sturm, Ruger

Sturm, Ruger & Company NYSE: RGR is a Connecticut-based manufacturing company composed of three divisions: Ruger Firearms, Ruger Investment Castings, and Ruger Golf. The best known division is the first one, because Sturm, Ruger was formed as a firearms company - in fact, the firearms division is often called "Sturm, Ruger" even though "Sturm" is no longer part of its official name. Ruger is the largest American firearms manufacturer.

Ruger Vaquero

Sturm, Ruger & Company was founded by William B. Ruger and Alexander McCormick Sturm in 1949 in a small, rented machine shop in Southport, Connecticut. They initially produced a .22 caliber pistol (see Ruger MK II), which became so successful that it launched the entire company. Ruger Firearms is now the nation's largest firearms manufacturer, and the only one producing firearms in all four market segments: rifles, shotguns, pistols, and revolvers.

Ruger has absolute dominance of the .22 rimfire rifle market in the U.S. with its Ruger 10/22, and has had that dominance for some years now that was assured by its inexpensiveness and high quality. It has produced a custom edition of it sold only by Wal-Mart.

Ruger similarly dominates the .22 rimfire semiauto pistol market with the Ruger MK II. Like the 10/22, the MkII is extremely well supported with a variety of good aftermarket accessories.

Ruger Casting has plants in New Hampshire and Arizona, making ferrous, ductile iron and commercial titanium castings. Ruger Golf makes steel and titanium castings for golf clubs made by a number of different brands.

Sturm, Ruger stock has been publicly traded since 1969, and became a New York Stock Exchange company in 1990 (NYSE:RGR). After Alex Sturm’s death in 1951, William B. Ruger continued to direct the company and until his death in 2002.

From 1949 through 2004, Ruger has built over 20 million firearms, and currently offers hundreds of models for hunters, target shooters, collectors, and law enforcement.

Corporate governance

Current members of the board of directors of the company are: John Cosentino, Richard Cunniff, John Kingsley, William Ruger, Stephen Sanetti, James E. Service, and Joseph Strasser.

Products

Centerfire Rifles

  • Mini-14
  • Mini-30
  • Ruger Police Carbine
  • M77 Mark II Assorted Models


Rimfire Rifles

  • Ruger 10/22
  • Ruger 77/22
  • Ruger 77/17
  • Ruger 96/22


Centerfire Pistols

  • P Series
  • Ruger P97


Rimfire Pistols

  • Ruger MK I (not currently in production)
  • Ruger MK II
  • Ruger MK III
  • Ruger 22/45 MK III]]

Revolvers

  • Vaquero
  • Single Six
  • Bearcat
  • Blackhawk series
  • 480 Super Redhawk

Submachineguns

  • Ruger MP9

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Centerfire Pistols. Cultural development seems to oscillate through multi-generational cycles from one pole to another: extreme hair growth, especially of facial hair accompanied by elaborate grooming rituals is often followed within a couple of generations by a widespread antipathy to body hair and the widespread adoption of depilatory practices.
Rimfire Rifles. At various times in history and throughout various cultures and sub-cultures the growth, maintenance and display of facial or body hair produced as a by-product of testosterone activity within male bodies has been considered a primary characteristic of sexual attractiveness, and of a display of masculinity in general. Centerfire Rifles. Males who make use of their hormone testosterone through exercise or bodybuilding techniques find themselves attractive as their muscles take shape. Service, and Joseph Strasser. Those who believe that the muscular contour of a male is attractive, will choose other males with well-defined muscles.

Current members of the board of directors of the company are: John Cosentino, Richard Cunniff, John Kingsley, William Ruger, Stephen Sanetti, James E. Among heterosexuals, the initial attraction usually begins with the physical features of the human form and attire. . It would be preferable if the man is at least a little above the average in height in the given population of males. From 1949 through 2004, Ruger has built over 20 million firearms, and currently offers hundreds of models for hunters, target shooters, collectors, and law enforcement. In European populations the average height of males is about 175 cm whereas the average height of females is about 165 cm - a 6% difference. Ruger continued to direct the company and until his death in 2002. For the woman, the man should be at least a few percent taller than her in order to be perceived as handsome.

After Alex Sturm’s death in 1951, William B. It is thought that sexual attraction to a man by a woman, is somewhat determined by the height [citation needed] of the man. Sturm, Ruger stock has been publicly traded since 1969, and became a New York Stock Exchange company in 1990 (NYSE:RGR). It may also merely be that, as it is unhealthy to be too fat, this can be seen as unattractive. Ruger Golf makes steel and titanium castings for golf clubs made by a number of different brands. Therefore weight is at least partially an indicator of social status, which is itself sexually desirable to many. Ruger Casting has plants in New Hampshire and Arizona, making ferrous, ductile iron and commercial titanium castings. Rather, weight is a visible indicator of social status and wealth; in some societies, only the rich can afford to be fat, while in others, only the rich can afford liposuction and personal trainers, or have meaningful employment that promotes healthy diet and exercise habits.

Like the 10/22, the MkII is extremely well supported with a variety of good aftermarket accessories. However, this cannot be solely because fat deposits provide the energy needed for developing a healthy fetus, as in other cultures, women so thin as to stand a high risk of miscarriage are considered attractive. Ruger similarly dominates the .22 rimfire semiauto pistol market with the Ruger MK II. In some cultures, both historically and in the present day, a female with greater than average weight has been seen as sexually attractive. It has produced a custom edition of it sold only by Wal-Mart. Weight, whether tending toward thinner or heavier, has sometimes been considered a physical factor governing attractiveness of both genders (typically women), but there is some debate suggesting that this is actually a social factor indicating desirability. with its Ruger 10/22, and has had that dominance for some years now that was assured by its inexpensiveness and high quality. Healthy-looking skin is also considered a beauty trait.

Ruger has absolute dominance of the .22 rimfire rifle market in the U.S. Toenails also feature as a component of sexual attractiveness to some degree. Ruger Firearms is now the nation's largest firearms manufacturer, and the only one producing firearms in all four market segments: rifles, shotguns, pistols, and revolvers. The preference for this effect has resulted in the fact that artificial nails and manicures have grown extensively popular for women beginning in the 20th century. They initially produced a .22 caliber pistol (see Ruger MK II), which became so successful that it launched the entire company. Another indication of health of an individual is the ability to grow long, strong, healthy-looking fingernails. Ruger and Alexander McCormick Sturm in 1949 in a small, rented machine shop in Southport, Connecticut. Often, women with long hair are thought to appear more beautiful, as the ability to grow long, healthy looking hair is an indication of continuous health of an individual.

Sturm, Ruger & Company was founded by William B. The appearance of health also plays a part in physical attraction. Ruger is the largest American firearms manufacturer. The realization to the contrary following the feminist movement and sexual revolution has brought about a new realm of plastic surgery and so-called designer vaginas. The best known division is the first one, because Sturm, Ruger was formed as a firearms company - in fact, the firearms division is often called "Sturm, Ruger" even though "Sturm" is no longer part of its official name. Vulval aesthetics are relatively new in being observed, as previously the female genitalia was regarded as either repulsive, uninteresting, nonexistent, or taboo in Western culture. Sturm, Ruger & Company NYSE: RGR is a Connecticut-based manufacturing company composed of three divisions: Ruger Firearms, Ruger Investment Castings, and Ruger Golf. In regard to the female genitalia, the aesthetic consensus stresses the roundness and largeness of the labia majora, and the symmetry of the labia minora.

Ruger MP9. Conversely, the shape of the buttocks of an attractive person (male or female) tends to resemble the shape of a cardioid, which is the inverse transform of a parabola. 480 Super Redhawk. One idea of physical beauty regarding the breasts of women is that the best shape approaches the shape of a three dimensional parabola (which is called a Paraboloid of revolution) as opposed to a hyperbola, or a sphere. Blackhawk series. It is typical for a plastic surgeon to correct a perceived error of proportion, such as making a nose that is too big smaller via rhinoplasty, or making breasts larger via breast implants. Bearcat. A strong aspect to sexual attraction is proportion.

Single Six. These include depilatory practices (acomoclitism: intentional hair removal for visual and other effects) and a preference for light or blonde hair [1]. Vaquero. In Western societies, various cultural features may reflect the preference for neotenic female partners; many are dated to antiquity. Ruger 22/45 MK III]]. A youthful, or neotenic, appearance is a notable factor governing the degree to which a female individual is regarded as sexually attractive. Ruger MK III. There may sometimes be a focus on particular features of the body, such as breasts, legs, hair, or musculature.

Ruger MK II. However, these factors are complicated by many other factors. Ruger MK I (not currently in production). A sexually attractive visual appearance in humans generally involves:. Ruger P97. The importance of pheromones in human relationships is probably limited and widely disputed, although it appears to have some scientific basis. P Series. Frequently a pleasant smelling perfume is used to encourage the member of the opposite sex to more deeply inhale the air surrounding its wearer, increasing the probability that the pheromones from the individual will also be inhaled.

Ruger 96/22. Theoretically, the "wrong" pheromone smell may cause someone to be disliked, even when they would otherwise appear attractive. Ruger 77/17. As with other animals, pheromones may also enter into the picture, though less significantly than in the case of other animals. Ruger 77/22. (disputed ). Ruger 10/22. Some studies suggest that one source of physical attraction of a human male to a human female is dependent upon a proportion between the width of the hips and the width of the waist (aka waist-hip ratio) (see Golden ratio).

M77 Mark II Assorted Models. This involves the senses, in the beginning especially:. Ruger Police Carbine. Much of human sexual attractiveness is governed by physical attractiveness. Mini-30. Sexual attractiveness of a person to another person depends on both persons;. Mini-14. Certain aspects of what is sexually attractive is universally agreed upon across the human species, or nearly universal among particular cultures or regions, while other factors are determined more locally, among sub-cultures, or simply to the preferences of the individual, which may come about as a result of a variety of genetic and psychological factors.

Because human social behavior is often highly complex, a sexual relationship may entail one which, at its beginning, has little or no sexual behavior, and only after a period of time, which can be a courtship period, or a threshold such as marriage, does sexual activity enter the interaction patterns. The concrete meaning of a sexual relationship differs across cultures and history. Typically, sexual attraction refers to a person being drawn to another in order to have a sexual relationship. These signals, known as pheromones, can produce a profound effect upon an animal's behaviour even when present in very minute quantities.

Frequently (especially in insects) chemical signals are used to generate sexual interest and to locate potential mates. It is possible that these features by the giving or the receiving ends cause major survival problems (see game theory), especially where, as in moose, a direct competitive element is involved. Conversely, the receiving sex may be predisposed to perceive these features as sexual attraction. Some of these attributes seem to exist solely to demonstrate fitness and health, for example by demonstrating the ability to sustain an "expensive" feature with no other apparent survival function.

In many species, there are behaviours which appear to be sexual display. Often, there is some element of the animal's body which exists for sexual attraction, like the bright plumage and crests of some species of birds. Sexual attractiveness in non-human animals depends on a wide variety of factors. .

This type of attraction is often important for the survival of sexually reproducing species, while in many species serves no immediate reproductive goal. Sexual attraction, in species which reproduce sexually, is attraction to other members of the same species for sexual or erotic activity. pleasing bodily posture. a high degree of mirror symmetry between the left and right sides of the body, particularly of the face.

a lack of visible disease or deformity. a general body shape and appearance sanctioned by the local culture. olfaction (how the other smells, naturally or artificially; the wrong smell may be repulsive). audition (how the other sounds (in their voice and movements)).

visual perception (how the other looks).

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